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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. […]

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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 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, kayaking, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, kayaking, volleyball and more

Volleyball: Manhattan Beach Surf Volleyball Club will be holding clinics for boys ages 12-18 Tuesday through Thursday Sept. 6-8 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Dana Hills Middle School, 5504 W. 135th St., Hawthorne. Tryouts will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at American Martyrs Gym, 624 15th St., […]

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El Camino College football team opens season with new coach and stadium

El Camino College football team opens season with new coach and stadium

By Randy Angel A new era in the storied history of El Camino College football begins Saturday when the Warriors open their season with a 1 p.m. home game against LA Southwestern College. Not only will the Warriors attempt to kick off Gifford Lindheim’s tenure as head coach with a victory, the team will be […]

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Experienced Mira Costa squad opens football season at Torrance

Experienced Mira Costa squad opens football season at Torrance

With seven returning starters on both offense and defense, Mira Costa’s football team feels it has the talent and experience to dethrone five-time Bay League champion Palos Verdes while making a serious run for a CIF championship. “There are a lot of reasons to have high hopes because we have a ton of experience and […]

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Redondo opens football season with thrilling overtime win

Redondo opens football season with thrilling overtime win

By Randy Angel Redondo’s defense came up big in the Sea Hawk’s season opener Friday night shutting out visiting Rancho Verde’s offense in the second half enabling Redondo’s offense to pull out a 28-22 victory in overtime. After Rancho Verdes scored its only points of the second half on a safety in the third quarter, […]

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Redondo boys begin defense of beach volleyball crown

Redondo boys begin defense of beach volleyball crown

By Randy Angel Although the summer is winding down, the beach volleyball season for high school boys is just beginning. The Southern Pacific Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) kicks off its fourth season of boys competition Saturday at Ocean Park in Santa Monica where Redondo will begins its title defense with a pair of non-division […]

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Young Redondo team opens football season at home

Young Redondo team opens football season at home

By Randy Angel Facing a demanding non-league schedule with a young but talented team, Redondo’s opens its 2016 football campaign Friday with a 7 p.m. home game against Rancho Verde. Sea Hawk head coach Matt Ballard, who has a deep junior class of athletes, had some questions answered Friday night when his squad scrimmage Loyola […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboard, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboard, volleyball and more

Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race: The 34th consecutive running of this historic race starts Sunday at 6 a.m. at Two Harbors on Catalina Island and finishes at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Top paddlers are expected to finish the 32-mile race in just over five hours. Over 100 paddlers are expected to compete. For more information visit […]

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Torrance teens claim Babe Ruth World Series championship

Torrance teens claim Babe Ruth World Series championship

By Randy Angel Watching his players warm up for championship game of the Babe Ruth 13-15 year-old World Series, Torrance head coach Rob Ybarra remembered his own moment in the spotlight a decade earlier. Ybarra was named Most Outstanding Player of the 2006 World Series held in Clifton Park, N. Y. but this time he […]

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Beach culture celebrated at World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach

Beach culture celebrated at World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach

By Randy Angel With the largest prize purse in the U.S. on the line, many of the top Olympians will head from Rio to Long Beach to compete in an FIVB Grand Slam tournament next week – the main event at the 4th annual ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball. Brazil will look to defend […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Honors: Cal Hi Sports named Mira Costa High School its Division 2 State School of the Year. The honior was the first for the Mustangs who won a state title in girls golf, captured the CIF Southern California Division 1 championship in boys volleyball and their baseball team won the state championship in the prestigious […]

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Mira Costa girls open volleyball season as champions of Hawaii tournament

Mira Costa girls open volleyball season as champions of Hawaii tournament

By Randy Angel Senior setter Britt Bommer couldn’t help but recall the feeling of disappointment the last time the Mira Costa girls volleyball team traveled to Hawaii to compete in the Ann Kang Invitational tournament. The Mustangs reached the championship match in 2014 only to lose to Punahou, a perennial power from Honolulu. But Bommer […]

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Solberg leads LA County lifeguards to national championship

Solberg leads LA County lifeguards to national championship

By Randy Angel Grasping her paddleboard under her arm, Jenna Solberg stood on the north side of the Hermosa Beach Pier focusing on the surf. She knew she had to turn in fast times in the first two of three disciplines if she had a chance to win the Women’s Iron Woman championship at the […]

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LA Southern wins third straight Judge Irvin Taplin Medley Relay championship

LA Southern wins third straight Judge Irvin Taplin Medley Relay championship

By Randy Angel Taking advantage of strong performances by their four paddlers, lifeguards from the LA County-Southern team won their third consecutive Judge Irvin Taplin Medley Relay in Hermosa Beach Saturday night. The event was the featured event as part of the Southern California Lifeguard Championships at the International Surf Festival. Swimmers Ryan Bullock, Kelsey […]