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Costa girls win fourth straight beach volleyball championship

Costa girls win fourth straight beach volleyball championship

By Randy Angel Facing its toughest competition of the season, Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team continued its dominance, fighting back to defeat Laguna Beach to claim its fourth consecutive Southern Pacific Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League championship Saturday at Santa Monica’s Ocean Park Top-seeded Mira Costa (14-0) remained unbeaten since 2012 but it didn’t come…Read More→

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Mira Costa girls dominate at beach volleyball tournaments

Mira Costa girls dominate at beach volleyball tournaments

By Randy Angel While most high school seniors are counting the days until they receive their diplomas. Mira Costa volleyball standout Emma Smith is focusing on finishing her prep career as a champion. The University of Hawaii-bound indoor and beach volleyball star is well on her way after winning the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL)…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, football, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, football, volleyball and more

Baseball: Beach City Baseball Academy (BCBA) is accepting applications for its “Trosky Sixth Tool” $5,000 scholarship. Deadline is May 31. Applicants must reside within 10 miles of Beach City Baseball Academy’s facility in El Segundo and be a graduating 2016 high school senior. Final award is contingent upon applicant’s acceptance and attendance at an accredited…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Football: Some of the top football players and teams will compete in the Antonio Pierce Adidas 7v7 Tournament to be held Saturday at Redondo Union High School beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Redondo opens against Bishop Gorman, the nation’s #1 ranked team in 2015, followed by Calabasas, ( 2015 CIF Western Division Champion), Salesian and Grace…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Athletics: Manhattan Beach’s MB/X Foundation will be holding Finding the Balance: A symposium for parents and teams on May 19 at 7 p.m. at Mira Costa High School. Former Dodger great Eric Karros will be the keynote speaker. Free tickets are available at EventBrite.com. For additional information, contact jennifer@mbxfoundation.org.   Running: In a tribute to…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Golf, rugby, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Golf, rugby, running, volleyball and more

Rugby:  Mira Costa’s State Champion rugby team will be hosting a game against Rangitoto College, New Zealand’s largest secondary school, on Friday, Apr. 29 at 7 p..m. in Waller Stadium. Admission is free and a raffle for two round-trip tickets to New Zealand will be held at halftime. Mira Costa is one of eight teams…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Cycling, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Cycling, running, volleyball and more

Beach Tennis: The Beach Tennis Association will be hosting its Spring Fling tournament this weekend at 7th St. and The Strand in Manhattan Beach. On Saturday, Apr. 23 Men’s and Women’s  Pro Doubles and Amateur Doubles competition takes place. Mixed Doubles competition will be held Sunday, April 24. To register, visit beachtennisassociation.net.   Running: Registration…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: ECC Hall of Fame, cycling, running & more

Beach Cities Sports: ECC Hall of Fame, cycling, running & more

El Camino Hall of Fame: Tickets are available for the 27th Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Ceremony to be held Thurs., May 5 at 5:30 p.m at the Ayres Hotel, 14400 Hindry Ave., Hawthorne. Inductees include Tim Buzbee (football 1971-72), Jeff Cummins (football 1988-89), Richard De Armitt (football 1947-48), John Featherstone (coaching 1985-2015), Chloe…Read More→

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Mira Costa girls remain unbeaten in IBVL competition

by Randy Angel With their eyes set on a fourth straight Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) championship, Mira Costa’s girls team took control of the Bay Division with a win against Redondo Saturday at Dockweiler State Beach. Despite missing some players, Mira Costa (6-0) defeated its rival 2-1 with its No. 1 team of Piper…Read More→

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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→

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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→

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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→

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Mira Costa girls begin campaign for fourth consecutive IBVL championship

Mira Costa girls begin campaign for fourth consecutive IBVL championship

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s girls beach volleybal team begins its campaign to win a fourth consecutive Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) title Saturday when the Mustangs play two Bay Division games at Dockweiler Beach. Head coach Eric Fonoimoana’s program has not lost since 2012 defeating Saddleback Valley Christian 2-1 for a three-peat in 2015….Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling and more

Wrestling: Mira Costa has sent two grapplers to the CIF State Championships this season. After placing third at the CIF-Southern Section Girls Wrestling Individuals, .sophomore Sasha Medvidovic qualified for the State tournament in Visalia last weekend where she finished third in the 150-pound division. In boys competition, Jean Paul Le Bosnoyani placed third at CIF…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Paddleboard: The Lanakila Classic for outriggers, surf skis, SUPs and paddleboards will take place Saturday, Feb. 20 at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach. The event includes three races: 1,000-meter (all watercraft), 5-mile (all watercraft) and 9-mile (OC1, OC2, surfski only). Entry fee is $25 (1 race)/$30 (two races) and $5 for 1,000-meter. For more information…Read More→

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