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 Randy Angel

Redondo opens softball season hosting annual tournament

Redondo opens softball season hosting annual tournament

With a strong nucleus returning from last season’s Bay League championship squad, Redondo’s softball team kicks off its 2015 campaign hosting its annual Varsity Tournament with pool play action taking place on Saturday. Redondo opens the tournament with back-to-back Pool A games against Diamond Bar at 9 a.m. and South Torrance at 11 a.m. Competing […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa reaches girls water polo semifinals

Mira Costa reaches girls water polo semifinals

Mira Costa’s girls water polo team continued its quest for a CIF Southern Section Division 3 championship Saturday, defeating visiting Santiago/Corona 7-3. The fourth-seeded Mustangs (15-9) advance to take on top-seeded Arroyo Grande (26-5) in the semifinals to be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine. Mira Costa […]

 Randy Angel

Bay League teams advance in girls basketball playoffs

Bay League teams advance in girls basketball playoffs

Mira Costa rebounded from its heartbreaking one-point loss to Redondo in the Bay League championship game by running over visiting Rowland 61-42 in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA girls basketball playoffs on Saturday. “The Redondo loss was clearly a tough one for us,” Mira Costa head coach John Lapham said. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys open basketball playoffs with win

Mira Costa boys open basketball playoffs with win

Despite losing six of its last seven games in the regular season and finishing fourth in the Bay League, Mira Costa  is ranked No. 11 in the Division 2AA boys basketball playoffs and got back  in the win column defeating Silverado 61-50 in the first round on Friday. Adam Griese and Dylan Kim each scored […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, paddleboarding, running, soccer, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, paddleboarding, running, soccer, volleyball and more

Volleyball: 2014 prepvolleyball.com National Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins will be holding volleyball clinics starting on Mar. 2 for 4th through 8th grade boys and girls. Clinics are held Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m. at Redondo Union High School. For more into go to goscvc.com or email tomchaffins@yahoo.com.   Soccer: AYSO Area 1-D completed its annual League Championships with Region 18 […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union’s boys basketball squad begin CIF open division bid with loss to tough Cathedral team

Redondo Union’s boys basketball squad begin CIF open division bid with loss to tough Cathedral team

Redondo Union loses to Cathedral in the elite CIF Open Division opening round.

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Peninsula advance in girls water polo playoffs

Mira Costa, Peninsula advance in girls water polo playoffs

Third-seeded Peninsula and fourth-seeded Mira Costa scored impressive victories in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 3 playoff on Wednesday. Bay League championship Peninsula (19-6) defeated Righetti 10-2 and will play at No. 6 Troy (23-7) in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Holding a slim 4-2 lead at halftime, Mira Costa (14-9) exploded […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, running, surfing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, running, surfing, volleyball and more

Paddleboard: The Lanakila Classic for outriggers, surf skis, SUPs and paddleboards will take place Saturday, Feb. 28 at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach. The event includes 3-mile and 6-mile SUP races, a kids course, short course and long course. Entry fee is $25 ($5 for mini course) and include lunch provided by Salt Creek Grille. […]

 Randy Angel

Lunada Bay Little League begins new tradition

Lunada Bay Little League begins new tradition

What tournament director Damian Capozzola envisions becoming a longstanding tradition, Lunada Bay Little League hosted the inaugural “Glory Days” adult softball tournament where players recalled the days of their youth while the next generation of diamond stars cheered on the “old-timers.” Held Jan. 24, the event served as a fundraiser through entry fees and donations […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Redondo hope for deep runs in soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Mira Costa, Redondo hope for deep runs in soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Led by champion Palos Verdes, the Bay League has four representatives competing in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 boys soccer playoffs Palos Verdes (18-5-2) is ranked No. 9 and hosts Simi Valley (4-11-2) in the opening round on Friday while runner-up Mira Costa (13-5-3) travels to Riverside to face M.L. King (16-9-1). Redondo (15-9-2) […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo boys, girls seek CIF titles on the hardwood [UPDATED]

Redondo boys, girls seek CIF titles on the hardwood [UPDATED]

Ranked No. 4 in Division 1AA, Redondo’s boys basketball team was one of 16 elite teams selected to compete in the Open Division tournament. Redondo (21-6) iearned the No. 8 seed but fell to visiting No. 9 Cathedral  61-56 on Thursday. The Sea Hawks will travel to Riverside to face J.W. North in a Consolation game on Wednesday. Bishop […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa sends 12 boys to CIF wrestling competition

Mira Costa sends 12 boys to CIF wrestling competition

Bay League champion Mira Costa qualified 12 of its 14 wrestlers for the boys CIF Individual Championships to be held Friday and Saturday at Marina High School in Huntington Beach. Mustang coach Jimmy Chaney’s squad excelled at the Bay League Individual Championships held at Beverly Hills High School last Thursday with six first-place and six […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa girls water polo team enters playoffs as fourth seed

Mira Costa girls water polo team enters playoffs as fourth seed

Bay League champion Peninsula and runner-up Mira Costa earned the third and fourth seeds, respectively, going into this week’s CIF Southern Section Division 3 girls water polo playoffs. Mira Costa (13-9) hosts Tuesday’s Notre Dame/Sherman Oaks – Atascadero wild-card winner in the first round on Wednesday. The victor advances to Saturday’s quarterfinal action and will […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union’s boys basketball squad, powered by seldom used senior Michael Munn, dominates Mira Costa

Redondo Union’s boys basketball squad, powered by seldom used senior Michael Munn, dominates Mira Costa

Senior guard Michael Munn, playing his last home game, earned a rare start and made the most of it, scoring 16 points in a lopsided Redondo Union victory over rival Mira Costa.

 Randy Angel

Redondo girls edge Mira Costa for Bay League hoops title

Redondo girls edge Mira Costa for Bay League hoops title

Redondo’s defense stopped rival Mira Costa when it needed it most giving the Sea Hawks a thrilling 40-39 home victory and the girls Bay League championship in the regular season finale for both teams. Both teams entered the game with identical 8-1 league records and were tied for the No. 2 spot in the CIF […]

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