by Randy Angel Over next two weekends the Los Angeles County lifeguards will have the opportunity to show the public why and how they play such vital roles in beach communities. Starting at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, lifeguards will showcase their athletic prowess in events held on the north side of the Hermosa […]
by Sean McDonald In her senior year at Mira Costa High School (class of ‘83) Michele Tafoya was torn between attending Stanford and UC Berkeley. Her mother and father had attended Cal and her older sister Meg was a senior at Cal. But like many 17 year olds, Tafoya wanted to buck the trend. She […]
by Randy Angel The 55-year-old Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix is the nation’s second-oldest, one-day bicycle race for elite cyclists. Over the years the races have also included popular kids races. Missing, however, has been a race for teenagers. That has changed this year. New to the MBGP, which takes place Sunday, will be a […]
Volleyball: 2014 National and 2015 California Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins will be having volleyball clinics the first three weeks in August for 2nd thru 8th grade boys and girls. Clinics are at Redondo Union High School in the evening. For more information go to tommychaffinsvballclinics.com or email tomchaffins @yahoo.com. Beach Tennis: Coinciding with the […]
A strict fitness regimen and strong backhand have helped Peninsula High’s Connor Hance become one of the top junior players in the country by Randy Angel Facing match point against the top seed, up-and-coming tennis player Connor Hance was trying his best to dig himself out of a hole. The 14-year-old had dropped the […]
H.J. “Jeff” Abbey taught tennis in the beach cities for more than six decades and had the distinction of being the 10th member to be accepted into the United States Professional Tennis Assn.