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Redondo defense creates three-way tie for Bay League title

Redondo defense creates three-way tie for Bay League title

By Randy Angel It’s been nine long years since Redondo claimed a Bay League title in football but the Sea Hawk defense helped end the drought Friday night with a strong effort in a home victory against rival Mira Costa. The 13-6 win created a three-way tie for first place in the Bay League with […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo begin CIF-SS boys water polo playoffs

Mira Costa, Redondo begin CIF-SS boys water polo playoffs

By Randy Angel Three boys water polo teams will representative the Bay League in the postseason but will compete in different divisions when the first rounds of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs begin Tuesday and Wednesday. Competing in Division 1, Bay League co-champion Mira Costa (20-8) will travel to take on Corona del Mar (19-7) on […]

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Mira Costa girls volleyball team reaches Division 1 quarterfinals

Mira Costa girls volleyball team reaches Division 1 quarterfinals

By Randy Angel Only four local girls volleyball teams advanced out of the second round of CIF-Southern Section playoffs Thursday with Mira Costa leading the pack reaching the Division 1 quarterfinals. After earning a bye in the first round, Mira Costa (26-8) defeated visiting Chaparral 25-10, 26-24, 22-25, 25-18 and will host Edison (31-7) Saturday […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, rugby, skating, volleyball and more

Rugby: The Southern California Championship Mira Costa Rugby team will hold a Day Camp on Friday, Nov. 11 at Mira Costa from 9-12 p.m. The non-contact camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-14. The future ruggers will learn basic skills from the No. 7 ranked team in the country, play some fun games, […]

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Costa dethrones Redondo earning third seed in girls volleyball playoffs [UPDATED]

Costa dethrones Redondo earning third seed in girls volleyball playoffs [UPDATED]

By Randy Angel It was a long time coming but the four seniors on Mira Costa’s girls volleyball team finally enjoyed the experience of celebrating a victory over rival Redondo on their home court in the final match of the regular season last Tuesday. Mira Costa (26-8. 10-0) swept Redondo for the second time this […]

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Mira Costa stuns PV to take sole possession of first place

Mira Costa stuns PV to take sole possession of first place

By Randy Angel Mira Costa manhandled visiting Palos Verdes in the second half Friday night marching downfield with six minutes remaining to hand the five-time defending Bay League champions their first loss in 31 league games with a 21-20 upset. The win moves Mira Costa (7-2, 4-0) into sole possession of first place entering the […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, beach tennis, running, volleyball and more

Basketball: Online registration is ongoing for Hermosa Beach Youth Basketball’s 36th Winter Season at hbyb.net. Open to boys and girls Kindergarten through 8th grades, tryouts and late signups (if space available) will be held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30 at Hermosa Beach Community Center Gym, 710 Pier Ave. For more information, call 310-372-BALL or email […]

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Tourneys to help girls volleyball teams prepare for playoffs

Tourneys to help girls volleyball teams prepare for playoffs

By Randy Angel Coming off losses against two CIF-Southern Section Division 1 adversaries, Redondo’s girls volleyball team is looking for a way to get hot before playoffs get under way on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Redondo is 15-10 overall and 7-1 in Bay League action after a hard-fought win against Peninsula Tuesday. The Sea Hawks celebrated […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running and more

Beach Tennis: The Beach Tennis Association (BTA) hosts the 9th annual Halloween Tournament Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30 at 14th Street in Hermosa Beach. Saturday’s action features a IFBT/BTA Tournament followed by a Costume Round Robin event on Sunday. The BTA Pro/Am Championships will take place Nov. 5-6 at 7th Street in Manhattan Beach. For […]

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Redondo offense stymied by PV in gridiron showdown

Redondo offense stymied by PV in gridiron showdown

By Randy Angel Led by a staunch defense that recorded its second straight shutout, Palos Verdes’ football team took a big step in its quest for a sixth-straight Bay League spoiling Redondo’s Homecoming Game with a 35-0 victory Friday night. Redondo (3-4, 1-1) was limited to 110 yards of total offense and star running back […]

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Mira Costa boys win first Bay cross country meet

Mira Costa boys win first Bay cross country meet

By Randy Angel Paced by runner-up Caleb Llorin, Mira Costa won the boys team title at the first Bay League meet held Thursday on the Palos Verdes course. Redondo’s Ethan Comeaux won the boys race with a time of 16 minutes, 13 seconds but Llorin (2nd, 16:29), Xavier Court (4th, 16:34), Michael Yaskowitz (8th, 17:09), […]

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A lifesaving family tradition

A lifesaving family tradition

Father and daughter lifeguards Mel and Jenna Solberg celebrate championships in 2016   by Randy Angel Standing in the tower on the Manhattan Beach Pier, lifeguard Mel Solberg watched as a winter storm created waves so large that even surfers stayed out of the water. The date was Feb, 18, 1996 — a day the […]

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Bay League cross country meet at Palos Verdes up for grabs

Bay League cross country meet at Palos Verdes up for grabs

By Randy Angel The top distance runners in the South Bay will battle for position when the first Bay League cross country meet is held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. on the demanding, 3-mile Palos Verdes High School course. Mira Costa, Palos Verdes and Redondo are front runners for team titles with Redondo’s Ethan Comeaux and […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, golf, surfing and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, golf, surfing and more

Surfing: The Jimmy Miller Surf Fiesta, presented by LA Car Guy and sponsored by Fresh Brothers, will be held Sunday, Oct. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach. Open to all ages and skill levels, the event costs $50 and t-shirt, breakfast, lunch, raffle and silent auction. To register, […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo win Bay League football openers

Mira Costa, Redondo win Bay League football openers

By Randy Angel A strong running game and tenacious defense propelled Mira Costa to victory against a gritty Peninsula squad Friday afternoon in the Bay League opener for both teams. The three teams expected to challenge for the Bay League title – Mira Costa, Palos Verdes and Redondo – all won, the latter two in […]