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Highly-ranked teams compete in Redondo volleyball tourney

Highly-ranked teams compete in Redondo volleyball tourney

By Randy Angel Redondo’s boys volleyball team is in a good news-bad news situation as it makes a run for a better position in the upcoming CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. The good news is that all of the Sea Hawk’s remaining matches are at home. The bad news is that many highly-ranked teams stand…Read More→

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Mira Costa hosts Redondo in final dual track and field meet

Mira Costa hosts Redondo in final dual track and field meet

by Randy Angel In their final dual meet of the season, the track and field teams from Mira Costa and Redondo will face each other as the athletes prepare for next week’s Bay League championships. Mira Costa hosts Redondo Thursday at 5 p.m. less than one week after the teams faced each other in the…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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Costa boys move into first-place tie in hunt for Bay volleyball title

Costa boys move into first-place tie in hunt for Bay volleyball title

By Randy Angel In a battle between two of the top teams in CIF Southern section Division 1, Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team took one step closer to winning at least a share of the Bay League title when the Mustangs swept visiting Palos Verdes Tuesday afternoon. The win avenged a loss to the Sea…Read More→

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Boys volleyball rivals set for first of two Bay League meetings

Boys volleyball rivals set for first of two Bay League meetings

By Randy Angel When the boys volleyball teams from Mira Costa and Redondo play, the match usually determines first place in the Bay League but Palos Verdes has upset the apple cart this season. Palos Verdes (16-4, 4-0) sits atop the Bay League after beating Mira Costa for the first time in history with a…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, Redondo aim for Bay League track & field titles

Mira Costa, Redondo aim for Bay League track & field titles

by Randy Angel With the Bay League finals less than one month away, Mira Costa and Redondo track & field teams are preparing for a run at the championship by going up against some of the top high school athletes in the state. Qualified athletes will compete in the Mt. SAC Relays Friday and Saturday,…Read More→

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Beach Cities Sports: Cycling, running. volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Cycling, running. volleyball and more

Volleyball: 2014 National Coach of the Year and 2015 California Coach of the year Tommy Chaffins will be having volleyball clinics for 2nd thru 8th grade boys and girls starting Tuesday, Apr. 12. All clinics will be held at Redondo Union High School. For more information, go to tommychaffinsvballclinics.com or email tomchaffins@yahoo.com.   El Camino…Read More→

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Mira Costa, Redondo await showdown on the diamond

Mira Costa, Redondo await showdown on the diamond

By Randy Angel When Mira Costa baseball coach Cassidy Olson was making his pitch for his team to play in the prestigious Boras Classic tournament, he vowed the Mustangs would be competitive. Many other coaches were skeptical as Mira Costa was the only Division 3 team playing in the 32-team tournament that features elite high…Read More→

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Area high school athletes earn All-CIF winter season awards

Area high school athletes earn All-CIF winter season awards

By Randy Angel Redondo girls basketball standout Kyra Hamlin heads a list of South Bay athletes who were recently named to the Winter 2015-16 All-CIF teams in their respective sports. Hamlin, a senior forward, was an All-CIF selection for the second consecutive year after leading the Sea Hawks to the Bay League championship and an…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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Redondo’s Tate Curran battles opponents on land, sea and air

Redondo’s Tate Curran battles opponents on land, sea and air

by Ed Solt His cutbacks throw considerably more spray while his carves are a bit more gouging than his peers. From the beach, his old-school power surfing style easily leads spectators to think he is a surfer twice his age. Not yet 17, Tate Curran has become a standout in the South Bay Scholastic Surfing…Read More→

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Mira Costa to host top-notch athletes at annual track and field competition

Mira Costa to host top-notch athletes at annual track and field competition

By Randy Angel Hundreds of local and out-of-area high school athletes will converge in Waller Stadium on the campus of Mira Costa High School on Saturday, Mar. 26 when the school’s track and field program hosts the 22nd edition of the Mustang Relays. Sponsored by Skechers Performance Division, the event begins at 9 a.m. with…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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Mira Costa boys volleyball team jumps off to fast start

Mira Costa boys volleyball team jumps off to fast start

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team learned a few lessons last weekend that coach Sean Shoptaw hopes will benefit his Mustang squad in its quest for a CIF title. Mira Costa (6-1) finished tied for third in the prestigious Best of the West tournament in Poway losing only to perennial power Huntington Beach…Read More→

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