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.
The Jordan Panthers are poised for a breakout season this year with a 35-player program and an increased talent level despite the year-long layoff. The only challenge on the Northside was finding a coach. After a candidate who accepted the job ended up backing out, athletic director Lamar Biffle has taken over helping the team […]
CIF Boys’ Volleyball Championship: Wilson vs. St. Francis Long Beach Wilson hosted the CIF-SS Division 3 boys’ volleyball championship match in its own gym on Saturday, seeking the first CIF title in program history… Support The562.org
During a Millikan timeout, Wilson girls volleyball coach Gerald Aquiningoc pulled senior Jaedyn Gonzalez aside and asked her how she wanted to serve for the upcoming match point. “We wanted to win it and be aggressive,” Aquiningoc said. The first-year coach said the plan was to hit it short and get the Rams out of […]