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.
This is the eighth of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. Two years ago, […]
The Long Beach Wilson girls’ volleyball team saw its season come to an end Thursday night in a 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 loss to South Torrance in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs. After a second-place finish in the Moore League, the Bruins (21-13, 9-3) ran into a solid Spartans team […]
How high are expectations for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team this year? Well, the Beach started the year ranked No. 4 in the country in the preseason NCAA rankings and the response from many fans and athletic department staffers was, “Wow, the disrespect.” Indeed, we could be poised on the brink of another […]