An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.
The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009. The562’s coverage of Jordan Athletics is sponsored by former LBUSD superintendent Chris Steinhauser. The final week of the Moore League boys’ basketball season is providing plenty of drama; with playoff spots up for grabs, a title race far from decided, and […]
Congratulations to our winners this week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SCHOOL Ryan Skjonsby, Long Beach Poly Baseball Ryan Skjonsby had a huge game in Poly’s win at Lakewood last week. He reached base in all four trips to the plate going 2/2, 2R, 2B, HR, 2RBIs, BB, HBP. Skjonsby […]