Randy Angel

Redondo begins defense of CIF baseball title as top-seeded team

Redondo begins defense of CIF baseball title as top-seeded team

By Randy Angel Redondo’s dream of an undefeated Bay League season failed to materialize, but the Sea Hawks have a larger goal in their sights as they look for back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Division 3 titles. In the regular season finale last Thursday, Mira Costa handed Redondo only its second loss of the season with a…Read More→

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Mira Costa girls dominate at beach volleyball tournaments

Mira Costa girls dominate at beach volleyball tournaments

By Randy Angel While most high school seniors are counting the days until they receive their diplomas. Mira Costa volleyball standout Emma Smith is focusing on finishing her prep career as a champion. The University of Hawaii-bound indoor and beach volleyball star is well on her way after winning the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL)…Read More→

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PV, Redondo girls begin softball playoffs with home games

PV, Redondo girls begin softball playoffs with home games

By Randy Angel Redondo’s softball team enters the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs as the Bay League’s No. 1 team hosting St. Joseph/Lakewood in the opening round today. All games with the exception of the finals are slated to begin at 3:15 p.m. Redondo (18-9) shared the Bay League title with Palos Verdes and finished…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, football, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, football, volleyball and more

Baseball: Beach City Baseball Academy (BCBA) is accepting applications for its “Trosky Sixth Tool” $5,000 scholarship. Deadline is May 31. Applicants must reside within 10 miles of Beach City Baseball Academy’s facility in El Segundo and be a graduating 2016 high school senior. Final award is contingent upon applicant’s acceptance and attendance at an accredited…Read More→

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Cassidy Olson to step down as Mira Costa head baseball coach

Cassidy Olson to step down as Mira Costa head baseball coach

By Randy Angel Olson said a busy schedule and his desire to spend more time with his family as determining factors. “The decision was all mine,” Olson said. “I won’t be leaving baseball but will become a Little League coach. My oldest son, Marco, is 4-1/2 years old and playing tee ball now and I…Read More→

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Redondo claims Bay League baseball championship outright

Redondo claims Bay League baseball championship outright

by Randy Angel Redondo left no doubt who the top team in the Bay League is this season after sharing the Bay League championship with Mira Costa last year, but the Sea Hawk’s celebration was held to a minimum. Redondo refused to give Mira Costa another opportunity for late-season heroics capturing the title outright Tuesday…Read More→

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Redondo track and field heads into CIF meets on high note

Redondo track and field heads into CIF meets on high note

By Randy Angel Redondo’s track and field program is running on all cylinders as it begins its journey for CIF and State championships on Saturday after an impressive performance at the Bay League Finals last Friday. Redondo’s boys captured their second straight Bay League team title with a 75-61 victory over Mira Costa before claiming…Read More→

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Costa gains top seed in CIF-SS boys volleyball playoffs

Costa gains top seed in CIF-SS boys volleyball playoffs

By Randy Angel In a strange twist of fate, Bay League boys volleyball champion Mira Costa begins the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoff as the top seeded team. Although Mira Costa finished the regular season last Thursday with a loss, the Mustang’s performance in a 21-15, 25-21, 25-22, 19-25, 17-15 loss to No. 1 Huntington…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Football: Some of the top football players and teams will compete in the Antonio Pierce Adidas 7v7 Tournament to be held Saturday at Redondo Union High School beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Redondo opens against Bishop Gorman, the nation’s #1 ranked team in 2015, followed by Calabasas, ( 2015 CIF Western Division Champion), Salesian and Grace…Read More→

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Mira Costa-Redondo series to decide league baseball title

Mira Costa-Redondo series to decide league baseball title

by Randy Angel In the words of New York Yankee great Yogi Berra, the final week of the Bay League baseball season is “Deja vu all over again.” Like last year, the league title will be determined with the Mira Costa-Redondo rivalry series that begins at Mira Costa next Tuesday followed by the regular-season finale…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Athletics: Manhattan Beach’s MB/X Foundation will be holding Finding the Balance: A symposium for parents and teams on May 19 at 7 p.m. at Mira Costa High School. Former Dodger great Eric Karros will be the keynote speaker. Free tickets are available at EventBrite.com. For additional information, contact jennifer@mbxfoundation.org.   Running: In a tribute to…Read More→

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Mira Costa boys volleyball wins Bay League, eyes CIF title

Mira Costa boys volleyball wins Bay League, eyes CIF title

By Randy Angel With its 3-1 victory at rival Redondo, Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team captured its second consecutive Bay League Tuesday evening but considers it one more step toward the Mustang’s quest of a CIF-Southern Section Division 1 title. After a slow start that saw Mira Costa drop the first set 23-25, the Mustangs…Read More→

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Palos Verdes boys lacrosse streaks into playoffs

Palos Verdes boys lacrosse streaks into playoffs

by Randy Angel In English, Palos Verdes translates to Green Sticks but there are sticks of a different color that are helping bring notoriety to the Peninsula. The area has become a hotbed for the sport of lacrosse, the fastest growing high school sport in the South Bay and the West Coast and the boys…Read More→

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Redondo girls lacrosse wins eighth straight Bay League title

Redondo girls lacrosse wins eighth straight Bay League title

  By Randy Angel It didn’t come as easy as in previous years, but Redondo’s girls lacrosse team captured its eighth straight Bay League championship going undefeated in league play for the third consecutive season thanks to late-game heroics in the regular-season finale last Friday. Having already clinched the title but with the league winning…Read More→

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TV personalities to help with annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon

By Randy Angel Giving back to the community is a large part of the lives of Alex Curry and Vera Jimenez and, despite demanding schedules, both will play active roles in the 29th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon on Saturday, April 30 at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Fox Sports anchor Alex Curry will be hosting the…Read More→