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Sports & Fitness – Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach

 Randy Angel

Lacrosse teams making final push for CIF playoff positions

Lacrosse teams making final push for CIF playoff positions

by Randy Angel Redondo Union High School has dominated the local girls lacrosse scene the last six seasons and coach Tom Borgia feels this is his best team as the Sea Hawks make a run for their seventh straight Bay League title. Borgia has won the league crown each season since he took over the […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, cycling, football, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, cycling, football, volleyball and more

Fitness: USC Senior Associate Athletic Director Steve Lopes will be accompanied by the USC Band as the 28th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Apr. 25 at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Proceeds benefit Richstone Family Center in honor of April being National Child Abuse Awareness Month. The Walkathon features live music along The Strand, as well as food and beverage vendors, […]

 Randy Angel

Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

by Randy Angel The South Bay Championships and Mt. SAC relays provided quality competition last weekend as Mira Costa and Redondo’s boys and girls track and field teams make their runs for Bay League championships. Redondo has a key dual meet at Palos Verdes on Thursday while Mira Costa is hosting Inglewood and Morningside. Redondo […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team playing lights out

Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team playing lights out

by Randy Angel It was a dark week for Redondo’s boys volleyball team as the defending Bay League champion dropped a five-set home match to Palos Verdes on Tuesday and was swept by rival Mira Costa on Thursday after the main lights went out in Sea Hawk Pavilion and the match was moved to the […]

 Randy Angel

Heads Up

Heads Up

Local coaches and sports physicians up their game to prevent concussions and other injuries to young athletes   by Randy Angel Manhattan Beach resident John Shapiro’s passion for football comes from deep roots as a player, coach and father. Yet recent circumstances have altered his view on the sport. The Brown University graduate played wide […]

 Kevin Cody

McCarthy Race Team regroups after Best in the Desert Mint 400

McCarthy Race Team regroups after Best in the Desert Mint 400

The Hermosa Beach McCarthy Racing Team had high expectations when it entered The Mint 400 outside of Las Vegas last month. The Mint 400 is one of the premier events on The Best in the Desert Racing Series.

 Randy Angel

Tourneys help baseball teams prepare for Bay League race

Tourneys help baseball teams prepare for Bay League race

by Randy Angel While most high school students spent last week’s spring break at the beach or on a trip out of town, players on Mira Costa and Redondo’s baseball teams remained at their home away from home – the diamond. Both squads enjoyed success in their respective tournaments as they prepare to face strong […]

 Randy Angel

Costa, Redondo set for first Bay League boys volleyball showdown

Costa, Redondo set for first Bay League boys volleyball showdown

by Randy Angel With Mira Costa’s boys volleyball sitting firmly in the third position in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 rankings, Redondo hopes to move back into the top ten with a win over its rival when the Sea Hawks host the Mustangs Thursday at 7 p.m. in the first of two Bay League […]

 Randy Angel

Hermosa’s Morales to represent USA volleyball in China

Hermosa’s Morales to represent USA volleyball in China

By Randy Angel Former Redondo Union volleyball standout Tiffany Morales is no stranger to international competition and the University of Michigan junior is looking forward to adding another country to her list this summer. Morales, of Hermosa Beach, is one of 12 players recently selected by USA Volleyball to compete on its U.S. Collegiate National […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Triathlon: Registration is open for the 11th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon sponsored that will begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 14 at the Veteran’s Park/Pier area in Redondo Beach. All of the proceeds go to Cheer for Children, a non-profit organization that gives seasonal parties and raises money for acutely ill children at Harbor UCLA […]

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The Hammerin’ Hamlins

The Hammerin’ Hamlins

When the Hamlin sisters were young the rivalry between them became so intense that they agreed to focus on different sports. The decision led to Sea Hawk CIF titles in volleyball and basketball this year   by Randy Angel It’s not often that siblings win CIF championships in the same school year. Even more rare […]

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Beach Cities to host international athletes of Special Olympics World Games

Beach Cities to host international athletes of Special Olympics World Games

by Randy Angel Each football season, the melting pot which is the Beach Cities is evident when various food and drink establishments claim to be official meeting places for fans of the Packers, Bears, Steelers, Patriots  and more. But from July 21-14, E Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach will serve as meeting […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding tournaments on Saturday, Apr. 18 at the Hermosa Beach Pier. Starting at 9 a.m., competition includes Campsurf Men’s A, Campvolley Women’s A and Coed Open divisions. Entry fee is $45 per team ($65 for Coed). For more information, visit cbva.com or contact Chris Brown, […]

 Randy Angel

Local athletes win gold on the sands of Hermosa Beach

Local athletes win gold on the sands of Hermosa Beach

by Randy Angel Manhattan Beach’s Presley Forbes reunited with partner Dani Barton of Salt Lake City, Utah, to win gold in the Girls 16-and-under division. The duo rapidly improved after eking out a close game in the first round of polo play. “Dani is just just getting used to the deep sand here in Hermosa,” […]

 Randy Angel

Local basketball stars lead list of All-CIF honorees

Local basketball stars lead list of All-CIF honorees

The South Bay produced numerous outstanding players and teams on the hardwood this season with five teams – four in girls competition – capturing CIF championships. Basketball standouts head a group of local players and coaches who were honored by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section for their accomplishments during the winter sports season. […]

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