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 Poly athletics in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Poly alum Jayon Brown and PlayFair Sports Management. The562’s coverage of Long Beach Poly athletics in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by JuJu Smith-Schuster and the JuJu Foundation. It could’ve all been so simple, but that’s not how this Long Beach […]
The last automatic CIF Southern Section playoff bid from the Moore League will be handed out at Wilson High tonight where the Bruins are hosting Compton. Wilson (5-4, 3-2) can clinch third place in league with a win, but Compton (6-3, 2-3) would force an envelope draw tiebreaker with a win, and a Lakewood win […]
Jordan (2-0) comes into tonight’s home opener against Norwalk looking for a win, which would give them their first 3-0 start since 2008, when John Timu earned Moore League Player of the Year honors. The Panthers have outscored their opponents 87-7 so far and are coming off a bye thanks to a missing week three […]