Mike Guardabascio

Guardabascio, Mike: - MIKE GUARDABASCIO has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for more than a decade and has had his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's the cofounder and editor of the562.org and has won numerous statewide awards for his coverage of the city. He's the author of two previous books for The History Press: Football in Long Beach and Basketball in Long Beach, written with Chris Trevino. He lives in Long Beach with his wife and children, Vincent and Maya. He can be reached on Twitter @Guardabascio or via e-mail at [email protected].

TYLER HENDRICKSON was born and raised in Long Beach and graduated from Poly's PACE program in 2007. He spent five years as a sportswriter at the Gazette Newspapers and the Long Beach Press-Telegram and is currently an associate athletic communications director at his alma mater, Long Beach State University, where he earned his BS in business management and his MA in sport management. He can be reached on Twitter @STylerRoth or via e-mail at [email protected].