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 2021 Major League Baseball Draft wrapped up on Tuesday, with seven Long Beach area ballplayers hearing their names called during the 20-round affair. Last season’s draft was condensed to just five rounds, leaving an even larger crop of talent in this year’s player pool. One of the most notable hold-overs from last year’s shortened […]
The562’s coverage of Long Beach State athletics for the 2022-23 season is sponsored by Marilyn Bohl. The562’s soccer coverage for the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Beach Futbol Club. Lena Silano changed Long Beach State women’s soccer history and now she’s headed to the professional ranks after being selected by the Washington Spirit with the 34th overall pick […]