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Mira Costa prepares to make run at Redondo for Bay League softball crown

Mira Costa prepares to make run at Redondo for Bay League softball crown

by Randy Angel With a strong nucleus of senior returners, Mira Costa’s softball team is off and running as it looks to dethrone four-time defending Bay League champion Redondo. Under the leadership of first-year head coach Brittany Gardner, Mira Costa (9-3) is ranked No. 2 in CIF-Southern Section Division 4 and is coming off an […]

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Local track and field athletes excel at annual Mustang Relays meet

Local track and field athletes excel at annual Mustang Relays meet

By Randy Angel Redondo claimed six titles and host Mira Costa recorded four wins at the annual Mustang Relays held Saturday at Waller Stadium. Mira Costa senior Shante Robinson set a personal record winning the girls 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.58 seconds, sharing the spotlight with teammates Morgan Girard, who won the high […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Cheerleading, football, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Girls high school teams continue IBVL competition Thursday, March 23 when rivals Mira Costa and Redondo face each other at 3:30 p.m. on Dockweiler State Beach. On Tuesday, Mar. 28, Mira Costa plays Bishop Montgomery at 3:30 p.m. and Redondo takes on Santa Monica at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit ibvl.org.   […]

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Mira Costa faces Loyola in boys volleyball rivalry match featuring ranked teams

Mira Costa faces Loyola in  boys volleyball rivalry match featuring ranked teams

By Randy Angel One of the top rivalry games featuring boys volleyball teams in Southern California is the annual meeting between Mira Costa and Loyola. Bragging rights for the game run much deeper than a victory between two perennial powers in the sport. The contest also features friends, neighbors and teammates from club teams. Loyola’s […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, swimming and more

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding tournaments on Saturday, Mar. 18 at Hermosa Beach. Competition features Campsurf Men’s B and Campvolley Women’s AA and B tournaments. For more information, visit cbva.com.   Girls high school teams continue IBVL competition Tuesday, Mar. 21 with Redondo and Palos Verdes squaring off at […]

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Redondo’s Tate Curran has record-setting pole vault at 7th annual Nike Track Festival

Redondo’s Tate Curran has record-setting pole vault at 7th annual Nike Track Festival

By Randy Angel With 82 schools and 2,700 prep athletes competing at the two-day 7th annual Redondo Nike Track Festival, it took a special moment for all eyes to be focused on a single athlete. Grasping his pole with both hands, Redondo senior Tate Curran did just that as he prepared his sprint in an […]

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Redondo runners prevail to win Village Runner St. Patrick’s 5K

Redondo runners prevail to win Village Runner St. Patrick’s 5K

  By Randy Angel Taking advantage of a home course and ideal racing conditions, Redondo Beach runners dominated the 14th annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K race Sunday outpacing the competition for male and female championships. A heavy marine layer and and a one-hour time change did not deter the more than 1,500 participants […]

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Best of the Beach 2017: Grocery – Ralphs

With three locations in the Beach Cities, Ralph’s continues to provide shoppers with a wide selection of products, fresh produce and friendly employees. The Redondo Beach location, south of the South Bay Galleria, is one of the larger Ralph’s and includes bakery, deli and meat/seafood departments in addition to a Starbucks, Union Bank, cleaners and […]

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Best of the Beach 2017: Neighborhood Gym – Beach Cities Training

Located on Aviation Boulevard just east of Prospect in Redondo Beach, the boutique fitness studio specializes in Dynamic Training, offering personal, rehabilitative, and sport-specific training. Low-cost pricing and a custom, personalized workout designed by certified trainers cater to the unique goals and physique of every client. Workouts and nutrition programs are structured towards functional body […]

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Best of the Beach 2017: Martial Arts – Elite Training Center

Elite Training Center is founded on the four principals of Respect, Honor, Discipline and Strength, while teaching adult and youth mixed martial arts, LOTAR (close quarter battle techniques), Krav Maga (self defense), Muy Thai kickboxing, Kali/Silat/Eskrima (Filipino open hand and stick fighting). Locations in Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach are overseen by chief Instructor Brian […]

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Best of the Beach 2017: Health Club – Bay Club

With three South Bay locations, Redondo Beach offers ocean views with a relaxed, family-friendly ambiance. Outdoor amenities include a pool and whirlpool with lounge area; the Arena, an outdoor spot created specifically for small group training; and a play area for kids. The Gym features state-of-the-art equipment and group classes, a racquetball court, and a […]

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Best of the Beach 2017: Personal Trainer Wendolyn Ramos-Lemert

Best of the Beach 2017: Personal Trainer Wendolyn Ramos-Lemert

With a background in biochemistry and over 10 years of experience with cardio-kickboxing, TRX, weight loss and toning, Wendolyn Ramos-Lemert has a well-rounded knowledge of health and fitness. Ramos-Lemert, who lost 60 pounds after battling unhealthy habits, became a personal trainer after managing rehabilitative training while working with physical therapy. “I knew personal training was […]

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Runners to race for the green at Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K race

Runners to race for the green at Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K race

By Randy Angel Toeing the line at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, 19-year-old Steve Lewis was about to experience a life-changing moment in less than one minute. Considered an underdog in the 400-meter race, Lewis was hoping to reach the podium with fellow Americans Butch Reynolds, the favorite to win the gold […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Running, swimming, beach volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Running, swimming, beach volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The Mira Costa Girls’ Varsity Beach Volleyball team begins its quest for a fifth consecutive Southern Pacific IBVL title when the Mustangs play Santa Monica on Tuesday, Mar. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Dockweiler State Beach. Redondo opens its season with a 4:30 p.m. match against Palisades Charter the same day. For schedules […]

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Redondo to host elite high school athletes at Nike Track Festival

Redondo to host elite high school athletes at Nike Track Festival

By Randy Angel Many of Southern California’s top high school track and field athletes will showcase their talents Friday and Saturday when Redondo hosts its 7th annual Nike Track & Field Festival. Competition begins Friday at 2 p.m. with the Distance & Throws Carnival featuring varsity 4×800-meter relay, 3200m, Distance Medley, shot put and discus […]

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