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.
Lakewood (3-2-1) is coming off of a surprisingly successful season despite some coaching turmoil. Alex Diaz is now officially the head coach, and he thinks his Lancers can improve on their impressive second-place finish. “I told the kids to just go out and compete to show everyone that last year was not a fluke,” Diaz […]
The Long Beach Poly boys’ water polo team was playing in the second round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs for the first time since 1979, and the Jackrabbits had a tall test: traveling to face Mission Viejo, the No. 1 seed in the Division 5 bracket. Poly battled but came up short in a […]