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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, football, running and more

Running: Registration is available for the 39th annual Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk presented by Kaiser Permanente and hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. More than 8,000 race enthusiasts will congregate at Seaside Lagoon for the 10K, 5K and 10K baby buggy races and costume contest presented by […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, rugby, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, rugby, running and more

Rugby:  Playing rugby for only one year, Mira Costa junior Kaden Loversky was invited to the USA Rugby All-American Camp. Loversky has a strong background in soccer, playing  for the LA Galaxy Academy team, in Brazil and also was a multiple California Olympic Development Soccer Team member. Loversky credits his success as a rugby player […]

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Tradition runs deep: Palos Verdes’ girls cross country team won CIF-Southern Section and State Division 3 championships with a blend of unique personalities and running styles

Tradition runs deep: Palos Verdes’ girls cross country team won CIF-Southern Section and State Division 3 championships with a blend of unique personalities and running styles

by Randy Angel When workouts began in the summer, the girls on Palos Verdes’ cross country team knew they had an opportunity to do something special, but it would takes lots of hard work. The season began in August with an annual trip to Mammoth Lakes, where the cross country teams from Palos Verdes and […]

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Beach Cities Sports:

Running: Registration is ongoing for the Manhattan Beach Yuletide 5K to be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. The low tide offers a hard-packed sand course that starts and finishes at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Glow necklaces and Beachy T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners and to late registrants while supplies last. Little […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running and more

Ice Skating: The Los Angeles Kings are sponsoring a special outdoor Holiday Ice rink in Redondo Beach, one of five throughout Southern California open to the public. The Redondo rink at 239 N. Harbor Dr., will be open through Jan. 8, 2017. Basketball: The 2016-17 ELKS Lodge Hoop Shoot Contest will be held at Redondo […]

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Mira Costa’s Chittenden sprints to State cross country title; boys place 5th

Mira Costa’s Chittenden sprints to State cross country title; boys place 5th

By Randy Angel Entering the cross country season, Mira Costa’s Elizabeth Melia Chittenden had set a few goals. The senior reached those goals and then some. After winning individual championships in the Bay League and CIF-Southern Section Division 2, Chittenden used a final sprint to overtake two runners to claim the CIF State Division 2 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, ice skating and running

Ice Skating: The Los Angeles Kings are sponsoring a special outdoor Holiday Ice rink in Redondo Beach, one of five throughout Southern California open to the public. The Redondo rink at 239 N. Harbor Dr., will be open through Jan. 8, 2017. Basketball: The 2016-17 ELKS Lodge Hoop Shoot Contest will be held at Redondo […]

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Bay League runners win three CIF cross country titles

Bay League runners win three CIF cross country titles

By Randy Angel Personal bests and a record-setting performance highlighted the CIF-Southern Section finals last Saturday when South Bay distance runners claimed three individual titles and two team championships. Bay League cross country champions Ethan Comeaux and Melia Chittenden continued their winning ways capturing individual titles in their respective divisions on the 3-mile course at […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, ice skating, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Tickets are available for the California Beach Volleyball (CBVA) Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Hermosa Theatre, 710 Pier Ave. in Hermosa Beach. Tickets are $10. The Class of 2016 includes Dain Blanton, Elaine Youngs, Fred Zuelich and John Featherstone. Also recognized will […]

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Hitting Her Stride: Mira Costa distance runner Elizabeth Melia Chittenden has her sights set on reaching the podium twice at State meets

Hitting Her Stride: Mira Costa distance runner Elizabeth Melia Chittenden has her sights set on reaching the podium twice at State meets

    Mira Costa distance runner Elizabeth Melia Chittenden has her sights set on reaching the podium twice at State meets   by Randy Angel One might find it difficult to relate ballet to distance running, but the correlation has worked for Mira Costa senior Elizabeth Melia Chittenden. Chittenden, who goes by the name Melia, […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running and more

Beach Tennis: The Beach Tennis Association (BTA) hosts the 9th annual Halloween Tournament Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30 at 14th Street in Hermosa Beach. Saturday’s action features a IFBT/BTA Tournament followed by a Costume Round Robin event on Sunday. The BTA Pro/Am Championships will take place Nov. 5-6 at 7th Street in Manhattan Beach. For […]

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Mira Costa boys win first Bay cross country meet

Mira Costa boys win first Bay cross country meet

By Randy Angel Paced by runner-up Caleb Llorin, Mira Costa won the boys team title at the first Bay League meet held Thursday on the Palos Verdes course. Redondo’s Ethan Comeaux won the boys race with a time of 16 minutes, 13 seconds but Llorin (2nd, 16:29), Xavier Court (4th, 16:34), Michael Yaskowitz (8th, 17:09), […]

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Bay League cross country meet at Palos Verdes up for grabs

Bay League cross country meet at Palos Verdes up for grabs

By Randy Angel The top distance runners in the South Bay will battle for position when the first Bay League cross country meet is held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. on the demanding, 3-mile Palos Verdes High School course. Mira Costa, Palos Verdes and Redondo are front runners for team titles with Redondo’s Ethan Comeaux and […]

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Palos Verdes cross country teams begin run for titles

Palos Verdes cross country teams begin run for titles

By Randy Angel Navigating a course 2,500 miles from home, Palos Verdes cross country runner Caitlin Stoner was beginning to doubt she could withstand the pace at the Iolani Invitational meet in Hawaii. But a familiar voice provided the impetus for the senior to persevere. The voice was that of paddleboard legend Jamie Mitchell, a […]

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Simon Schmidt earns MB 10K victory in first attempt

Simon Schmidt earns MB 10K victory in first attempt

By Randy Angel Former Redondo Union High School and UC Berkeley distance runner Simon Schmidt has enjoyed success on cross country and track courses throughout his career, but a winning the Manhattan Beach 10K Saturday morning holds a special place in his heart. “There is something special about road races,” Schmidt said/ “They bring out […]

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