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

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa wrestlers seek CIF title

Mira Costa wrestlers seek CIF title

Led by Miles Gilliam and Jimmy Millea, Mira Costa’s top-ranked wrestling team will be grappling for a CIF title when Redondo hosts the CIF-Southern Section Southern Division Dual Meet Championships on Saturday. Gilliam (172 pound) and Millea (Heavyweight) are coming off first-place finishes in the Gold Division of the Millikan Invitational Tournament last Saturday. Mira […]

 Special Contributor

Elders teach youth a lesson on the diamond at Mira Costa Alumni Game

Elders teach youth a lesson on the diamond at Mira Costa Alumni Game

Mira Costa 2005 graduate Wayne Larcom went two-for-two with three RBIs to pace the alumni to a 4-2 victory over the new Mustang varsity squad Saturday, Jan. 31 in the annual Mira Costa Baseball Alumni Game at Osterhaus Field. “It’s always great coming back to see old teammates and getting a look at the new […]

 Brad Jacobson

Late January Swell Hits The South Bay [VIDEO]

Late January Swell Hits The South Bay [VIDEO]

A well anticipated swell hit the South Bay late January offering some sizable waves but unfortunately not much shape.  Waves in the overhead plus range hit the South Bay beaches early January 25th and lasted for a couple days.  Featured surfers in this video include: Tyler Hatzikian, Dane Zaun, Matt Mohagen, Jake K-Baum, Chris Mohagen, […]

 Alyssa Morin

Hermosa cameraman returns to Super Bowl

Dan Marinelli, nicknamed “Danimal,” is one of 146 NBC camera operators entrusted with capturing the year’s biggest televised sports event.

 Paul Teetor

Redondo boys dominate Mira Costa on the hardwood

Redondo boys dominate Mira Costa on the hardwood

Who needs Billy Preston? Certainly not the Redondo boys basketball team, which ran its post-Preston record to 6-0 Tuesday night and grabbed first place in the Bay League with a 68-41 demolition of Mira Costa in the first installment of the annual backyard brawl between the two beach city rivals. Equally important, Redondo (17-4, 5-0) […]

 Randy Angel

Costa girls win defensive battle for hoops win

Costa girls win defensive battle for hoops win

Mira Costa’s girls basketball team moved into a first-place tie with Redondo after a strong defense allowed the Mustangs to pull off a 42-36 come-from-behind home win in front of a packed house at Fisher Gym. Redondo held the lead for most of the first half before Mira Costa forward Alexa Underwood’s basket tied the […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running, soccer, volleyball and more

Soccer: In anticipation of the approaching club tryout season, Beach FC is hosting open training sessions on Thursday, Jan. 29 for its Girls and Boys U7 to U10 teams. Families will be able to meet the coach, players, and experience the culture of the soccer club. Girls and Boys U7, U8, U9 will train from […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa set to defend rugby title

Mira Costa set to defend rugby title

Mira Costa’s rugby team enters the playoffs Saturday in defense of its Southern California Youth Rugby championship. It will be riding a two-game winning streak After going undefeated to capture the 2014 title in its inaugural year, Mira Costa improved this season’s record to 5-1-1 with a 19-10 home victory over Long Beach Wilson Friday […]

 Brad Jacobson

A Few Waves While We Wait For The Bigger Swell (video)

A Few Waves While We Wait For The Bigger Swell (video)

A few fun waves while we wait for the bigger swell to hit Los Angeles. The videos were taken January 18th and 19th at El Porto in Manhattan Beach. Surfers include Tyler Hatzikian, Dane Zaun, Chris Broman, Hunter Jones, Mike Edwards, Easton Jones, Charles McMahon, Tom Seth, Bob Kithcart and others. Shot and edited by […]

 Randy Angel

Super Bowl run to benefit long time Redondo city employee

Super Bowl run to benefit long time Redondo city employee

Two dollars of each Super Bowl 10K/5K Run/Walk entry fee will be donated to the Jim Allen Fund. Last summer, Allen, a longtime Redondo Beach City employee and Harbor Facilities Manager was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or “Lou Gehrig’s disease”). More than 9,000 people are expected to participate in the race, which will […]

 Caroline Anderson

GI Joe Boot Camp’s Joe Charles recovering from stroke

GI Joe Boot Camp’s Joe Charles recovering from stroke

Joe Charles, the Manhattan Beach institution known as GI Joe, had a stroke on Wednesday. He is recovering in the intensive care until at Downey Medical Center and is in stable condition, according to his sister.

 Caroline Anderson

Ex-NFL player Jerramy Stevens arrested in Manhattan Beach

Ex-NFL player Jerramy Stevens arrested in Manhattan Beach

Jerramy Stevens, formerly of the Seattle Seahwaks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Jan. 19.

 Randy Angel

Costa, Redondo prepare to meet on hardwood, grass [UPDATED]

Costa, Redondo prepare to meet on hardwood, grass [UPDATED]

It’s rivalry week in the Bay League and Tuesday’s contests between boys and girls basketball and soccer teams will have a bearing on league standings when Mira Costa takes on Redondo, Peninsula faces Palos Verdes and Inglewood squares off against Morningside in the first of two meetings between the schools. In girls water polo Redondo, […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo Beach teen pitches down under

Redondo Beach teen pitches down under

While his Parras Middle School classmates were braving the cold December weather, Jake Thau spent his winter break in short sleeves under the summer sun. The Redondo Beach 14-year-old is a highly-touted baseball player who spent two weeks in Australia playing in the Goodwill Series, an event started in 1983 providing players ages 13-18 the […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running, surfing and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running, surfing and more

Surfing: The South Bay Boardriders continues its South Bay Surf Series on Saturdays. The series features all age groups, from the under-9 Micro Grom Division to the over-50 Legends Division. Participants receive t-shirts and other goodies and finalists from each division win prize packages. Surf Series ratings winner receive prizes such as free trips, surfboards, […]

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