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

 Paul Teetor

Victoria victorious: Manhattan Beach resident Azarenka wins BNP Paribas Open

    Victoria victorious MB resident Azarenka wins BNP Open by Paul Teetor Move over, Maria Sharapova — there’s a new queen of tennis in Manhattan Beach. From the Live Oak courts to the Manhattan Beach Country Club where Sharapova has her own private practice court, it used to be Masha’s town. But now, thanks…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa to host top-notch athletes at annual track and field competition

Mira Costa to host top-notch athletes at annual track and field competition

By Randy Angel Hundreds of local and out-of-area high school athletes will converge in Waller Stadium on the campus of Mira Costa High School on Saturday, Mar. 26 when the school’s track and field program hosts the 22nd edition of the Mustang Relays. Sponsored by Skechers Performance Division, the event begins at 9 a.m. with…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, rugby, tennis, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, rugby, tennis, triathlon, volleyball and more

Fundraising:  Mira Costa’s State Champion rugby team is one of eight teams nationwide to be invited to the US Rugby Nationals Tournament to be held May 19-21 in Charlotte, N.C. The goal is to reach $30,000 to cover travel costs and fees for all 25 players and their coaches/trainers. Donations are 501c3 tax deductible. For…Read More→

 Paul Teetor

Redondo boys basketball seasons ends in overtime heartbreak

Redondo boys basketball seasons ends in overtime heartbreak

by Paul Teetor What a difference one foul – and one fouled-out player — can make. The Redondo boys basketball team survived the final two and a half minutes of regulation without 5-foot-3 point guard Elijah Nesbit, its smallest player with the team’s biggest heart. But it couldn’t survive another five minutes of overtime without…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, golf, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, golf, volleyball and more

Golf: The Lakes at El Segundo is hosting the 2nd Annual Junior Golf-Fore-Life Day on Saturday, Mar. 19 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. SNAG games and challenges will be set up for kids ages 5-7, while kids ages 7-15 can participate in putting and short game contests for prizes. Lunch, live music, raffle prizes, and a hole-in-one…Read More→

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union hoops squad advances to state semifinals with a dramatic win over Narbonne

by Paul Teetor Just before Redondo’s Morgan Means stepped to the foul line for two last-second foul shots that could tie or win Tuesday night’s  Division 1 regional semifinal playoff game against Narbonne, Sea Hawk Athletic Director Andy Saltzman rushed out with a mop to remove the sweat left when Means was smashed to the…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys volleyball team jumps off to fast start

Mira Costa boys volleyball team jumps off to fast start

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team learned a few lessons last weekend that coach Sean Shoptaw hopes will benefit his Mustang squad in its quest for a CIF title. Mira Costa (6-1) finished tied for third in the prestigious Best of the West tournament in Poway losing only to perennial power Huntington Beach…Read More→

 Randy Angel

First-time entrants run to victory at St. Patrick’s 5K

First-time entrants run to victory at St. Patrick’s 5K

by Randy Angel Grace Zamudio’s chin dropped in amazement after the former Loyola Marymount University distance runner was told she had won $200 for being the first female to cross the finish line at the 13th annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s 5K on Sunday. “This is the first time I’ve ever won prize money at…Read More→

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