College AOTW
Football Long Beach City College Long Beach State Soccer’s College Athletes of the Week

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DeAnthony Jones, LBCC Football

LBCC linebacker DeAnthony Jones absolutely wreaked havoc on the Cerritos offense in last weekend’s Crosstown Cup rivalry game. Jones had nine tackles, most of anyone in the game, along with three sacks, and a pass breakup.

Elysia Laramie, Long Beach State Soccer

Long Beach State sophomore Elysia Laramie had a dream game against Cal Poly in Long Beach State’s Big West opener against Cal Poly. Long Beach was trailing 1-0 for most of the game, before Laramie scored the equalizer in the 84th minute, then 32 seconds later, scored the game-winner as well.


Mike Guardabascio
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.