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 Randy Angel

Redondo girls basketball team loses semifinal game at West

Redondo girls basketball team loses semifinal game at West

by Randy Angel Redondo’s bid for a second straight CIF title fell short Saturday night when the Sea Hawks lost to former Bay League nemesis West Torrance. After capturing the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA title last season, Redondo (21-9) could not overcome 22 turnovers as West defeated the visitors 47-42 in a Division 1AA semifinals…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Redondo opens softball season hosting own tournament

Redondo opens softball season hosting own tournament

by Randy Angel Three-time defending Bay League champion Redondo kicks off its softball season Saturday with the start of its own tournament. Redondo won the tournament in 2015 after reaching the finals for the first time. “We’re looking forward to another strong tournament and tough games ahead,” said Redondo coach Jennifer Dessert, who is running…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Defense leads Mira Costa, Redondo to girls basketball CIF-SS semifinals

Defense leads Mira Costa, Redondo to girls basketball CIF-SS semifinals

by Randy Angel Mira Costa girls basketball coach John Lapham knows the importance of having a strong defense in making a strong run for a CIF title. His Mustang squad is capitalizing on his philosophy advancing to the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A semifinals with a 47-33 home win against Diamond Bar Wednesday night. “We need…Read More→

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union boys hoops squad is knocked out of CIF Southern Section playoffs

by Paul Teetor After watching their team shoot 11 free throws to 39 for the other team, the crowd walking out of Redondo’s gym Tuesday night was very unhappy. “Those damn refs did a horrible job,” one blond-haired woman wearing a red Sea Hawks jacket said to another blond-haired woman wearing a similar jacket. “I’ve…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Redondo’s bid for basketball Open Division title denied

Redondo’s bid for basketball Open Division title denied

by Randy Angel Sierra Canyon’s many trips to the free throw line paid off for the visiting team as the Trailblazers defeated Redondo 70-74 Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Open Division playoffs. In a fast-paced game, Sierra Canyon made 28-of-39 attempts at the charity stripe while Redondo was limited to five free…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Costa, Redondo girls come up short in soccer CIF playoffs

Costa, Redondo girls come up short in soccer CIF playoffs

by Randy Angel Playoff runs ended Tuesday for many local girls soccer teams including Mira Costa and Redondo who fell one goal short in each of their CIF-Southern Section Division 2 second round contests. Redondo (17-3-2) lost to visiting Hart 2-1 with both goalkeepers recording shutouts in the second half. After Hart took a 1-0…Read More→

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa reclaims Southern California Rugby championship

Mira Costa reclaims Southern California Rugby championship

by Randy Angel Teamwork was the word of the day last Saturday when Mira Costa’s rugby team won its second Southern California Youth Rugby championship in impressive fashion, defeating St. John Bosco at UCLA. The Mustangs avenged last year’s semifinal loss to the Braves beating the defending champions 46-29 to capture the White Division for…Read More→

 Brad Jacobson

A Great Day of Surf Featured in Episode 4 of Chasing El Nino

A Great Day of Surf Featured in Episode 4 of Chasing El Nino

Civic Couch feature series Chasing El Nino presented by Easy Reader and Manhattan Beach Toyota. This is our most unique episode yet. This entire episode was shot in one, memorable day. February 5, 2016 brought big waves and good to great shape. Matt Meistrell, Chris Wells, Dane Zaun, Scott Johnsen, Chris Frohoff, Steve Howe, Jamie Meistrell,…Read More→

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