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.
A promising run in the CIF State Division 1 girls’ volleyball playoffs was cut short for Long Beach Poly on Thursday evening, as the Jackrabbits were swept at Sierra Canyon in the quarterfinals, 25-17, 31-29, 25-23. “The girls fought,” said Poly coach Leland McGrath. “They scouted us really well and they exploited some weaknesses. We […]
The annual Wilson signing day celebration won’t bring the top Bruins athletes to the gym for the first time in years because of COVID-19 closures. However, the Class of 2020 is still one of the most decorated and noteworthy because of some recognizable names going to Long Beach State, and the elite athletes choosing renowned […]
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