Randy Angel

Lacrosse teams making final push for CIF playoff positions

Lacrosse teams making final push for CIF playoff positions

by Randy Angel Redondo Union High School has dominated the local girls lacrosse scene the last six seasons and coach Tom Borgia feels this is his best team as the Sea Hawks make a run for their seventh straight Bay League title. Borgia has won the league crown each season since he took over the […]

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Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

by Randy Angel The South Bay Championships and Mt. SAC relays provided quality competition last weekend as Mira Costa and Redondo’s boys and girls track and field teams make their runs for Bay League championships. Redondo has a key dual meet at Palos Verdes on Thursday while Mira Costa is hosting Inglewood and Morningside. Redondo […]

 Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Redondo Beach’s Sibbald lived for family, soccer

Soccer player and construction worker Robert “Bobby” L. Sibbald, of Redondo Beach, died unexpectedly in his sleep, at his home on March 31. He was 46.

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Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team playing lights out

Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team playing lights out

by Randy Angel It was a dark week for Redondo’s boys volleyball team as the defending Bay League champion dropped a five-set home match to Palos Verdes on Tuesday and was swept by rival Mira Costa on Thursday after the main lights went out in Sea Hawk Pavilion and the match was moved to the […]

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Heads Up

Heads Up

Local coaches and sports physicians up their game to prevent concussions and other injuries to young athletes   by Randy Angel Manhattan Beach resident John Shapiro’s passion for football comes from deep roots as a player, coach and father. Yet recent circumstances have altered his view on the sport. The Brown University graduate played wide […]

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Tourneys help baseball teams prepare for Bay League race

Tourneys help baseball teams prepare for Bay League race

by Randy Angel While most high school students spent last week’s spring break at the beach or on a trip out of town, players on Mira Costa and Redondo’s baseball teams remained at their home away from home – the diamond. Both squads enjoyed success in their respective tournaments as they prepare to face strong […]

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Costa, Redondo set for first Bay League boys volleyball showdown

Costa, Redondo set for first Bay League boys volleyball showdown

by Randy Angel With Mira Costa’s boys volleyball sitting firmly in the third position in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 rankings, Redondo hopes to move back into the top ten with a win over its rival when the Sea Hawks host the Mustangs Thursday at 7 p.m. in the first of two Bay League […]

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The Hammerin’ Hamlins

The Hammerin’ Hamlins

When the Hamlin sisters were young the rivalry between them became so intense that they agreed to focus on different sports. The decision led to Sea Hawk CIF titles in volleyball and basketball this year   by Randy Angel It’s not often that siblings win CIF championships in the same school year. Even more rare […]

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Local basketball stars lead list of All-CIF honorees

Local basketball stars lead list of All-CIF honorees

The South Bay produced numerous outstanding players and teams on the hardwood this season with five teams – four in girls competition – capturing CIF championships. Basketball standouts head a group of local players and coaches who were honored by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section for their accomplishments during the winter sports season. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa track team exceeds expectations in Mustang Relays

Mira Costa track team exceeds expectations in Mustang Relays

Highlighted by first-place finished by its boys and girls 4×400 relay teams, Mira Costa had a strong showing in front of its home crowd at the 21st Mustang Relays held Saturday in Waller Stadium. “I was one of the best Mustang Relays we’ve had in recent memory” Mira Costa coach Moe Russell said. “We had […]

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Mira Costa hosts Mustang Relays track & field meet

Mira Costa hosts Mustang Relays track & field meet

  Up to 20 schools will send their track & field teams to Waller Stadium when Mira Costa hosts the annual Mustang Relays beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. Along with relay races and field events, there will be Invitational 1600-meter and 100-meter competition, Open girls 100 hurdles, boys 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles (all divisions). […]

 Randy Angel

State playoff run ends for Redondo’s girls basketball team

Redondo’s bid to play for the CIF State Division 2 title came up a little short Saturday when the second-seeded Sea Hawks fell to top-seeded Mark Keppel 48-44 in the Southern California Regional Championship at The Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach State. Redondo (27-7) had its opportunities to pull out the win in […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Loyola resume boys volleyball rivalry

Mira Costa, Loyola resume boys volleyball rivalry

Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team takes on rival Loyola in a 7 p.m. non-league match Friday at Loyola Marymount University looking to avenge last year’s sweep by the Cubs. Not only does the match pit two of the top programs in the country, it also carries neighborhood bragging rights. Each season, Loyola has a number […]

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Redondo girls reach Southern California title game to keep hoop dreams alive

Redondo girls reach Southern California title game to keep hoop dreams alive

When a title is on the line, Redondo’s girls basketball team has responded this season. Mira Costa has been their victim. After dropping its only Bay League game at Mira Costa, the Sea Hawks defeated the Mustangs for the third straight time Tuesday to advance to the CIF State Southern California Divison 2 Regional Championship […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo’s boys basketball gritty season comes to an end

Redondo’s boys basketball gritty season comes to an end

The Redondo boys basketball team had a tumultuous season of high hopes that were never fully realized, a star’s shocking departure that was never fully explained, and finally a thrilling playoff run that ended with a thud in a dud of a game Tuesday night. The Sea Hawks’ season ended one game short of playing […]

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