Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Elite Beach Volleyball will be holding tryouts in Manhattan Beach for girls in grades 6-12 on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Rosecrans Ave. Tryouts run from 9-11 a.m. and cost $40. Elite is also holding clinics from 3:30-5:30 p.m.every Tuesday and Thursday through Oct. 27. One session if $60 or seven sessions for $399. […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Elite Beach Volleyball will be holding tryouts in Manhattan Beach for girls in grades 6-12 on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Rosecrans Ave. Tryouts run from 9-11 a.m. and cost $40. Starting Sept. 13, Elite will be holding clinics from 3:30-5:30 p.m.every Tuesday and Thursday through Oct. 27. One session if $60 or seven […]

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Lakers coach Walton proves he can still play, win championships

Lakers coach Walton proves he can still play, win championships

by Kevin Cody New Laker head coach Luke Walton proved over the Labor Day weekend that he can still play  and bring home a championship. “After going to the finals six times, it’s good to finally win one,” Walton said after leading his team to victory in a close championship match at the 59th Annual […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Rowing, running, surfing and more

Beach Cities Sports: Rowing, running, surfing and more

Fundraising: The second annual “Row for a Reason” will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10 at Body One Fitness, 201 Herondo St. in Redondo Beach. The 24-hour event begins at noon Friday raising funds for Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB). Participants can sign up for a $50 donation for half hour time slots. […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, kayaking, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, kayaking, volleyball and more

Volleyball: Manhattan Beach Surf Volleyball Club will be holding clinics for boys ages 12-18 Tuesday through Thursday Sept. 6-8 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Dana Hills Middle School, 5504 W. 135th St., Hawthorne. Tryouts will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at American Martyrs Gym, 624 15th St., […]

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Redondo boys begin defense of beach volleyball crown

Redondo boys begin defense of beach volleyball crown

By Randy Angel Although the summer is winding down, the beach volleyball season for high school boys is just beginning. The Southern Pacific Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) kicks off its fourth season of boys competition Saturday at Ocean Park in Santa Monica where Redondo will begins its title defense with a pair of non-division […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboard, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboard, volleyball and more

Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race: The 34th consecutive running of this historic race starts Sunday at 6 a.m. at Two Harbors on Catalina Island and finishes at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Top paddlers are expected to finish the 32-mile race in just over five hours. Over 100 paddlers are expected to compete. For more information visit […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Honors: Cal Hi Sports named Mira Costa High School its Division 2 State School of the Year. The honior was the first for the Mustangs who won a state title in girls golf, captured the CIF Southern California Division 1 championship in boys volleyball and their baseball team won the state championship in the prestigious […]

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NVL brings pro volleyball back to Hermosa Beach with West Coast Championships

NVL brings pro volleyball back to Hermosa Beach with West Coast Championships

By Randy Angel When the National Volleyball League holds its West Coast Championships in Hermosa Beach this week, many fond memories will be recollected for NVL founder and CEO Albert “Al-B” Hannemann who now resides in Florida. “I am thrilled to be back home in Hermosa Beach where I learned to play beach volleyball,” said […]

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Lifeguards to compete in Hermosa Beach at 55th International Surf Festival

Lifeguards to compete in Hermosa Beach at 55th International Surf Festival

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 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, volleyball and more

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 […]

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Smackfest beach volleyball event alive and well in Hermosa

Smackfest beach volleyball event alive and well in Hermosa

By Randy Angel The hundreds of costume-clad players representing theme-based teams could only be outnumbered by the countless smiles of onlookers and players alike when the 23rd annual Smackfest beach volleyball tournament was held Saturday south of the Hermosa Beach Pier. The four-person tournament featured approximately 140 teams in the “Fun” competition and 10 teams […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, beach tennis, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports:  Basketball, beach tennis, volleyball and more

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.   Girls in 4th […]

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Young volleyball players find gold on the sand in Hermosa

Young volleyball players find gold on the sand in Hermosa

By Randy Angel Manhattan Beach’s Olivia Bakos is not one to rest on her laurels. The up-and-coming beach volleyball player is constantly looking ahead while attempting to improve with each tournament, even if it means playing against girls two years older. Bakos’ partnership with Peri Brennan, of Laguna Beach, is paying dividends. After the duo […]

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Schneider team wins elusive Seawright Tournament title

Schneider team wins elusive Seawright Tournament title

By Randy Angel The 48th annual Seawright beach volleyball tournament brought back fond memories for many of its participants, but probably none more than those shared by the Schneider family. The Schneiders were seeking their first title at the event since their father Bob won the second tournament in 1969. The family erupted in celebration […]

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