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 Randy Angel

Redondo rolls on in CIF baseball playoffs

Redondo rolls on in CIF baseball playoffs

by Randy Angel Redondo reached the CIF Southern Section Division 3 quarterfinals in impressive fashion with a 5-0 win over visiting El Segundo Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Danny Zimmerman pitched a three-hit shutout with four strikeouts to lead Redondo (26-7) who will host third-seeded Palm Desert (20-7) Friday at 3:15 p.m. Marco Valenzuela and Cole Henderson […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls are lone Bay League team to advance in softball playoffs

Redondo girls are lone Bay League team to advance in softball playoffs

by Randy Angel Redondo’s girls softball team is running on all cylinders after defeating rival Mira Costa to win the Bay League crown last week, eliminating visiting Crescenta Valley 9-2 Thursday in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs. Redondo (21-7) jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the third inning […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo’s baseball team rebounds to advance in CIF Division 3 playoffs

Redondo’s baseball team rebounds to advance in CIF Division 3 playoffs

by Randy Angel Redondo fielded the only Bay League baseball and softball teams to advance out of the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoffs Thursday while Mira Costa fans could only hang their heads as both squads were eliminated with heartbreaking extra-inning losses. “Being the only Bay League team still alive […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa girls are queens of beach volleyball

Mira Costa girls are queens of beach volleyball

By Randy Angel Mira Costa continued to dominate the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League capturing its third consecutive championship on May 16 with a 2-1 victory over Saddleback Valley Christian. As the No. 2 and No. 3 teams from each school finished splitting their two matches, the No. 1 teams were even at one game each […]

 Randy Angel

El Segundo, Mira Costa boys volleyball teams reach CIF semifinals

El Segundo, Mira Costa boys volleyball teams reach CIF semifinals

by Randy Angel When Tim Hovland and current head coach Anjinho Bacil took over El Segundo’s boys volleyball program seven years ago, there were approximately 20 student athletes comprising the three teams. With the participation of players in club volleyball and experienced coaching, El Segundo has become one of the top boys volleyball programs in […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo’s girls lacrosse title bid comes up short against top-ranked Foothill

Redondo’s girls lacrosse title bid comes up short against top-ranked Foothill

By Randy Angel Redondo’s girls lacrosse team showed it can compete with the perennial powers from Orange County falling one goal short in the U.S. Lacrosse L.A-O.C. Championships held Saturday at Mira Costa High School. Even though sixth-ranked Redondo (18-2) lost to top-seeded Foothill (15-3) 11-10, it was a moral victory in the eyes of […]

 Randy Angel

Costa sweep of Redondo gives Mustangs share of league title

Costa sweep of Redondo gives Mustangs share of league title

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s baseball team made the most of its opportunities in the final week of the regular season and for the Mustang seniors, their swan song in Bay League action could not have ended on a sweeter note. Cassidy Olson’s squad entered the week trailing Redondo by two games, needing a sweep […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo claims third straight Bay League softball crown

Redondo claims third straight Bay League softball crown

by Randy Angel Prior to honoring its graduating players on Senior Night, Mira Costa’s softball team acknowledged opponent Redondo’s seniors. But the Mustang’s hospitality carried over into the game as the Sea Hawks capitalized on their rival’s miscues scoring four runs in the first inning en rout to an 8-1 victory at Marine West field […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys reach CIF Division 1 volleyball quarterfinals

Mira Costa boys reach CIF Division 1 volleyball quarterfinals

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team took care of business in convincing fashion Thursday evening, sweeping visiting Servite in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. The 25-20, 25-18, 25-13 win advances Mira Costa (23-4) into the quarterfinals when the fifth-ranked Mustangs will travel to take on fourth-seeded Newbury […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa advances to second round of boys volleyball playoffs

Mira Costa advances to second round of boys volleyball playoffs

by Randy Angel Bay League champion Mira Costa reached the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 boys volleyball playoffs with an impressive win over visiting Dos Pueblos Tuesday evening. Mira Costa (22-4) eliminated Dos Pueblos 25-15, 23-25, 25-17, 25-18 behind senior outside hitter Blake Markland’s 21-kill performance. Junior opposite Jackson Wedbush had […]

 Randy Angel

Costa, Redondo to settle softball title under the lights

Costa, Redondo to settle softball title under the lights

by Randy Angel After the eight seniors on Mira Costa’s softball team are recognized in their final game of the regular season Thursday evening, the Mustangs will take the field against Redondo with the Bay League championship on the line. The importance of the game is such that it will be played under the lights […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa baseball team spoils Redondo’s bid for outright title

Mira Costa baseball team spoils Redondo’s bid for outright title

by Randy Angel Mira Costa spoiled Redondo’s Senior Day at Memorial Field Tuesday afternoon with a dramatic win to keep the Mustang’s hopes alive for a share of the Bay League baseball title. Robert White singled home pinch runner Jason Schwartz in the top of the seventh inning to give Mira Costa a 5-4 victory […]

 Ray Vidal

Redondo, Mira Costa girl’s lacrosse [PHOTO GALLERY]

Redondo, Mira Costa girl’s lacrosse [PHOTO GALLERY]

Images from the Mira Costa-Redondo Union girls lacrosse matches.

 Randy Angel

Ex-Mira Costa standout helps UC Davis win Division 1AA rugby championship

Ex-Mira Costa standout helps UC Davis win Division 1AA rugby championship

by Randy Angel Former Mira Costa football and rugby standout Harrison Morrow became a national champion Saturday as he helped UC Davis capture the Division 1AA rugby championship. The Aggies rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to overtake defending national champion Central Florida 18-15. UC Davis completed the season with a 13-0 record and Morrow, […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo boys, girls seek CIF Division 1 track and field championships

Redondo boys, girls seek CIF Division 1 track and field championships

by Randy Angel Redondo’s track and field teams displayed their prowess last Friday capturing the boys and girls team titles at the Bay League finals held at Mira Costa. Anastasia Chiodo won the girls 100 (12.24) and 200 (24.87) dashes and Tairyn Montgomery captured the long jump (18-01.75) and shot put (35-08) to lead the […]

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