Randy Angel

Mira Costa prepares to make run at Redondo for Bay League softball crown

Mira Costa prepares to make run at Redondo for Bay League softball crown

by Randy Angel With a strong nucleus of senior returners, Mira Costa’s softball team is off and running as it looks to dethrone four-time defending Bay League champion Redondo. Under the leadership of first-year head coach Brittany Gardner, Mira Costa (9-3) is ranked No. 2 in CIF-Southern Section Division 4 and is coming off an […]

 Randy Angel

Local track and field athletes excel at annual Mustang Relays meet

Local track and field athletes excel at annual Mustang Relays meet

By Randy Angel Redondo claimed six titles and host Mira Costa recorded four wins at the annual Mustang Relays held Saturday at Waller Stadium. Mira Costa senior Shante Robinson set a personal record winning the girls 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.58 seconds, sharing the spotlight with teammates Morgan Girard, who won the high […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa faces Loyola in boys volleyball rivalry match featuring ranked teams

Mira Costa faces Loyola in  boys volleyball rivalry match featuring ranked teams

By Randy Angel One of the top rivalry games featuring boys volleyball teams in Southern California is the annual meeting between Mira Costa and Loyola. Bragging rights for the game run much deeper than a victory between two perennial powers in the sport. The contest also features friends, neighbors and teammates from club teams. Loyola’s […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo’s hoop dreams fall short after a surprising season under interim head coach Vic Martin

Redondo’s hoop dreams fall short after a surprising season under interim head coach Vic Martin

by Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team lost its Division 1 second round regional game 72-64 to Corona Centennial last Saturday to end its season a little sooner than last year, when it went all the way to the southern regional final at the Pyramid in Long Beach. It was a game Redondo easily […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo’s Tate Curran has record-setting pole vault at 7th annual Nike Track Festival

Redondo’s Tate Curran has record-setting pole vault at 7th annual Nike Track Festival

By Randy Angel With 82 schools and 2,700 prep athletes competing at the two-day 7th annual Redondo Nike Track Festival, it took a special moment for all eyes to be focused on a single athlete. Grasping his pole with both hands, Redondo senior Tate Curran did just that as he prepared his sprint in an […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Running, swimming, beach volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Running, swimming, beach volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The Mira Costa Girls’ Varsity Beach Volleyball team begins its quest for a fifth consecutive Southern Pacific IBVL title when the Mustangs play Santa Monica on Tuesday, Mar. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Dockweiler State Beach. Redondo opens its season with a 4:30 p.m. match against Palisades Charter the same day. For schedules […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo to host elite high school athletes at Nike Track Festival

Redondo to host elite high school athletes at Nike Track Festival

By Randy Angel Many of Southern California’s top high school track and field athletes will showcase their talents Friday and Saturday when Redondo hosts its 7th annual Nike Track & Field Festival. Competition begins Friday at 2 p.m. with the Distance & Throws Carnival featuring varsity 4×800-meter relay, 3200m, Distance Medley, shot put and discus […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Running, swimming, volleyball, wrestling and more

Wrestling: Two Mira Costa wrestlers will be competing at the CIF State Championships Friday and Saturday, Mar. 3-4 at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. Jean Paul LeBosnoyani qualified after placing third in the 170-pound division at the CIF-SS Masters Meet on Saturday. Teammate Jared Williams advanced with a fourth-place finish in the 145-pound weight class.   […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo swims to school’s first CIF title in girls water polo

Redondo swims to school’s first CIF title in girls water polo

By Randy Angel The final chapter of the storybook season enjoyed by Redondo’s girls water polo was written Saturday and will be one for the record books Second-seeded Redondo held off top-seeded Villa Park 10-5 to capture the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 championship at the William J. Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine. It was Redondo’s […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo Union boys hoops team prevails over towering Santa Margarita lineup in CIF playoff victory

Redondo Union boys hoops team prevails over towering Santa Margarita lineup in CIF playoff victory

by Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team was on the verge of a full-on meltdown Friday night as its 21-point lead over Santa Margarita shrank down to five with more than two minutes left – plenty of time for a team that had already beaten Redondo once already this year to do it again. […]

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa girls take fight to the mat and the pitch

Mira Costa girls take fight to the mat and the pitch

Female athletes at Mira Costa High School are making their own marks for gender equality in the traditionally male sports of rugby and wrestling.

 Paul Teetor

Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

by Paul Teetor Jailen Moore had already swished in five three-pointers, but when the Redondo senior guard threw up a wild shot that banked in for yet another trifecta mid-way through the third quarter he got that special feeling that he was in the zone. “I figured it was my night, so I might as […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Redondo open CIF boys soccer playoffs with wins

Mira Costa, Redondo open CIF boys soccer playoffs with wins

By Randy Angel Bay League champion Redondo escaped with a narrow victory in what turned out to be a close first round of competition for local teams in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. AFter Noah Ristovich scored in the first half, Adam Yorke’s late goal gave Redondo a 2-1 victory over visiting Harvard-Westlake. Redondo […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa boys rugby team falls in SoCal semifinals

Mira Costa boys rugby team falls in SoCal semifinals

by Randy Angel In a battle of nationally ranked teams, Mira Costa’s boys rugby team not only saw their chance for a second straight Southern California championship thwarted, but had their 22-game home winning streak snapped in a devastating 26-19 overtime loss. Ranked No. 10 in the nation, Mira Costa matched up well with No. […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa sends two wrestlers to Masters Meet

Mira Costa sends two wrestlers to Masters Meet

By Randy Angel Not allowing a single offensive point against him, Mira Costa junior Jared Williams earned the title of CIF wrestling champion Saturday at the Inland Division competition in Temecula. Williams won the 145-pound weight class to lead three Mira Costa wrestlers who placed at the meet. “Jared was amazing,” Mira Costa coach Jimmy […]

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