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 shook off a slow start to win its CIF Southern Section Division 2 playoff opener 10-3 over visiting Kennedy on Thursday. The Lancers (26-3) will host South Torrance on Tuesday in the second round. A pair of Lakewood defensive miscues in the first inning gave Kennedy a 2-0 lead until the Lancers exploded for […]