Randy Angel

Mira Costa football squad rebounds for road win at West

Mira Costa football squad rebounds for road win at West

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s football team showed its resiliency Friday night recording a much-needed road victory against former Bay League rival West Torrance. Coming off a heartbreaking loss to El Segundo and learning they had lost their All-CIF quarterback for the season, the Mustangs dismantled the Warriors 35-7 with a strong rushing game and […]

 Randy Angel

Aviation pioneer celebrates her 95th birthday in Manhattan Beach

Aviation pioneer celebrates her 95th birthday in Manhattan Beach

By Randy Angel Written on Edna Davis’ birthday cake were the words 95 Years Young which was fitting because, although her body has slowed, her mind is a youthful as ever. Davis celebrated her 95th birthday at her Manhattan Beach home Sunday with dozens of friends and family. A popular topic of discussion among her […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Elite Beach Volleyball will be holding tryouts in Manhattan Beach for girls in grades 6-12 on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Rosecrans Ave. Tryouts run from 9-11 a.m. and cost $40. Elite is also holding clinics from 3:30-5:30 p.m.every Tuesday and Thursday through Oct. 27. One session if $60 or seven sessions for $399. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa girls volleyball has top-ten finish at Durango

Mira Costa girls volleyball has top-ten finish at Durango

By Randy Angel Heading into last weekend’s competition in Las Vegas, Mira Costa girls volleyball coach Hayley Lawson-Blanchard wasn’t sure how her team would perform after it had dropped two non-league matches. Ranked No. 5 in CIF-Southern Section Division 1, Mira Costa was coming off losses to division foes Flintridge Sacred Heart (No. 7) and […]

 Randy Angel

Cross country teams off and running in competitive meets

Cross country teams off and running in competitive meets

By Randy Angel With the high school cross country season well underway, local teams have fared well as they size up their competition for CIF championships. Competing in CIF-Southern Section Division 1, Redondo hopes to break into the top ten after strong performances at the 36th annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic last Saturday. Redondo’s girls […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo rebounds to run by West in gridiron rivalry

Redondo rebounds to run by West in gridiron rivalry

By Randy Angel Entering Sea Hawk Bowl Friday evening, visiting West Torrance had revenge on its mind after dropping two games to Redondo in 2015 including a first-round contest in the CIF-Southern Section Western Division playoffs. But, on a night when Redondo honored its teachers, it was West that was taught a lesson in a […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Elite Beach Volleyball will be holding tryouts in Manhattan Beach for girls in grades 6-12 on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Rosecrans Ave. Tryouts run from 9-11 a.m. and cost $40. Starting Sept. 13, Elite will be holding clinics from 3:30-5:30 p.m.every Tuesday and Thursday through Oct. 27. One session if $60 or seven […]

 Randy Angel

Title brought home from baseball’s hometown

Title brought home from baseball’s hometown

By Randy Angel Fans of America’s national pastime hold Cooperstown, New York in reverence yet the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame and birthplace of the sport will forever have a different – but just as special — place in the hearts of a group of young local players and their families. The El […]

 Randy Angel

Local rivalries highlight gridiron games

Local rivalries highlight gridiron games

By Randy Angel When the football teams of Mira Costa and Redondo take the field Friday, they won’t be facing each other but rivals whose campuses are closer in proximity than their own. Redondo (1-2)  looks to even its season record with a win against former Bay League adversary West Torrance (2-0) while Mira Costa […]

 Randy Angel

Costa loses home gridiron opener after 19-point rally

Costa loses home gridiron opener after 19-point rally

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s football team lost its home opener Friday night after La Serna’s adjustments in the second half led to a 32-28 come-from-behind victory. Mira Costa quarterback David Arredondo gave his team a 14-7 lead at halftime with a 49-yard run for a touchdown and a 58-yard touchdown pass to Casey Bonner. […]

 Randy Angel

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Mira Costa coaches keep their students grounded with an annual training camp in the Mammoth mountains   by Randy Angel Mammoth photos by Damian Court Four-time U.S. Olympic marathon runner Meb Keflezighi was preparing for his final training run before leaving for Rio de Janeiro when he was met at the Horseshoe Lake trailhead in […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls volleyball re-loads for runs at Bay, CIF, State titles

Redondo girls volleyball re-loads for runs at Bay, CIF, State titles

By Randy Angel Winning back-to-back State Championships undoubtedly puts a bullseye on a team’s back, but Redondo’s girls volleyball appears up to the challenge with many new faces. “I’m really excited for the season. Each year is different and I’m looking forward to see what lineup emerges for our team,” Redondo head coach Tommy Chaffins […]

 Randy Angel

Lakers coach Walton proves he can still play, win championships

Lakers coach Walton proves he can still play, win championships

by Kevin Cody New Laker head coach Luke Walton proved over the Labor Day weekend that he can still play  and bring home a championship. “After going to the finals six times, it’s good to finally win one,” Walton said after leading his team to victory in a close championship match at the 59th Annual […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Rowing, running, surfing and more

Beach Cities Sports: Rowing, running, surfing and more

Fundraising: The second annual “Row for a Reason” will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10 at Body One Fitness, 201 Herondo St. in Redondo Beach. The 24-hour event begins at noon Friday raising funds for Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB). Participants can sign up for a $50 donation for half hour time slots. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Redondo football teams involved in shutouts

Mira Costa, Redondo football teams involved in shutouts

By Randy Angel Mira Costa opened its football season on high note Friday night with a 40-0 win at Torrance while Redondo discovered the difference between being a Division 4 team and one ranked in Division 1. Mira Costa’s experience and athleticism showed on both sides of the ball against the Tartars as senior quarterback […]

1 2 3 98