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MB Tennis Open celebrates 50th anniversary

By Randy Angel Tennis players of various skill levels will celebrate the Silver Anniversary of the Manhattan Beach Tennis Open when the four-day tournament is held in July. Run by the City of Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department, the tournament is open to players ages 16 and over and will be played at Live […]

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New, returning athletes to compete in 13th Annual Redondo Triathlon

By Randy Angel Celebrating its 13th year, the Redondo Beach Triathlon has become and family-oriented event that includes a mixture of athletes, from the next generation of triathletes to weekend warriors and elite performers. Race Directors Rick and Connie Crump note that the triathlon is the only event that races on the pier. The scenic, […]

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Surf Festival celebrates 56 years of watermen, waterwomen

by Randy Angel Manhattan Beach will host the 56th International Surf Festival this year. Competitors of all ages and abilities will participate dozens of ocean and beach events. This year’s festival will be held Thursday, Aug. 3 through Monday, August 7. It kicks off with the Charlie Saikley 6-man beach volleyball tournament at 9 a.m. […]

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Mira Costa girls thriving on the beach volleyball courts

Mira Costa girls thriving on the beach volleyball courts

By Randy Angel Beach volleyball players from Mira Costa’s girls program continue to excel on the sand courts as the Mustangs begin their quest for a fifth consecutive Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) title. By winning the Bay Division, top-seeded Mira Costa earned a first-round bye and will play the Sierra Canyon-Archer School for Girls […]

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Costa the lone Bay League team to advance to second round of boys volleyball playoffs

Costa the lone Bay League team to advance to second round of boys volleyball playoffs

By Randy Angel With a home sweep of rival Redondo, Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team created a three-way tie for first place in the Bay League with Redondo and Palos Verdes but was selected as the league’s No. 1 team when the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs began Tuesday. Mira Costa (21-9), continued it undefeated […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Sailing: Fourteen-year-old Redondo Beach sailor Taft Buckley won the Silver fleet competition at the Lake Garda Regatta in Italy. The top sailors in the world, representing 28 countries competed in the regatta. On the second Sunday of every month, Waterfront Education will be holding a Pink Power Sailing and BBQ for girls and women at […]

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Young Redondo girls lacrosse team reaches LA/Santa Barbara area title game

Young Redondo girls lacrosse team reaches LA/Santa Barbara area title game

By Randy Angel When the school year began in September, Redondo girls lacrosse coach Tom Borgia felt confident his team would make a run for the LA/Santa Barbara area championship. But with the season-ending losses of three standout players including two three-year varsity starters, Borgia wondered how his younger players would step up to fill […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo dominate Bay League track and field finals

Mira Costa, Redondo dominate Bay League track and field finals

    By Randy Angel With six first-place finishes for each of its boys and girls track and field teams, Mira Costa outscored opponents to place first at the Bay League Championships held at Mira Costa Friday evening. According to PrepCalTrack.com., 31 elite marks were set at the meet. Mira Costa’s girls team scored 190 […]

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Mira Costa in driver’s seat for Bay League softball championship

Mira Costa in driver’s seat for Bay League softball championship

by Randy Angel Playing for first-year head coach Brittany Gardner, Mira Costa’s softball team has flown under the radar for most of the season, but the Mustangs have quietly taken control of the Bay League race. Mira Costa has an impressive 20-7 overall record and is undefeated in league play with a 8-0 record. The […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo set to decide Bay baseball title

Mira Costa, Redondo set to decide Bay baseball title

by Randy Angel In what has become a common occurrence, the Bay League baseball title will be determined in the final week of the regular season when Mira Costa and Redondo square off in a two-game series. Although defending champion Redondo entered the week tied with Palos Verdes with a 5-1 league record, it has […]

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Redondo boys aim to win Bay League volleyball title outright

Redondo boys aim to win Bay League volleyball title outright

By Randy Angel Unranked for most of the season in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll, Redondo’s boys volleyball team has consistently improved throughout the year and is now in the driver’s seat to claim its first Bay League championship since 2014. Redondo is undefeated in league play and its 3-1 win against Peninsula on […]

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Redondo’s Kaitlin Heri vaults into record books

Redondo’s Kaitlin Heri vaults into record books

  By Randy Angel Not to be outdone by her teammate Tate Curran, Redondo’s Kaitlin Heri set the school’s girls pole vault record in a dual meet against Mira Costa last week. Heri cleared 12 feet, 9 inches to help Redondo girls team win its eighth consecutive Bay League dual meet championship. Curran narrowly missed […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Surfing: Hosted by Spyder Surf, the South Bay Boardriders Club will be holding the Subaru Pacific Surf Series Championship Contest Saturday, May 6 at the Manhattan Beach Pier where a the King and Queen of the South Bay will be crowned. Registration is available at southbayboardriders.com. Deadline is Wednesday, May 3. Beach Volleyball: The Amateur […]

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Prep track athletes prepare for South Bay Championships

Prep track athletes prepare for South Bay Championships

By Randy Angel El Camino College’s new Murdock Stadium is being put to good use and the school is not limiting its upgraded athletic facilities to its own Warrior athletic teams. For the second consecutive week, El Camino will host an event featuring high school track and field athletes when the South Bay Championships take […]

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Redondo-PV showdown to decide Bay League girls lacrosse title

Redondo-PV showdown to decide Bay League girls lacrosse title

By Randy Angel With eight consecutive Bay League championships, Redondo’s girls lacrosse team begins each season with a target on its back and this year it’s Palos Verdes who has the best chance to dethrone the Sea Hawks. Redondo has played Oak Park in the last two LA Section finals, winning in 2015 and losing […]