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 Volleyball in the 2022-23 school year is sponsored by Misty May-Treanor and the Dream in Gold Foundation. The562’s coverage of Lakewood Athletics is sponsored by J.P. Crawford, Class of 2013.
The Major League Baseball playoff picture is starting to take shape, and only a handful of players with Long Beach ties are contributing to teams pushing for the postseason. New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks hit his 22nd home run of the season on Tuesday against the Baltimore Orioles. That is a career high […]