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Mira Costa alumni victorious at Surf Festival’s Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile Run

Mira Costa alumni victorious at Surf Festival’s Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile Run

By Randy Angel Mira Costa girls cross country coach Renee Williams-Smith couldn’t help but smile as she watched runners cross the finish line at the Hermosa Beach Pier Saturday morning. As race director of the Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile Beach Run, Williams-Smith was encouraged with the turnout and elated to see two former Mira Costa distance […]

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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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Juan Paredes conquers Redondo 5K course again with Village Runner 4th of July victory

Juan Paredes conquers Redondo 5K course again with Village Runner 4th of July victory

By Randy Angel Juan Paredes returned to Redondo Beach Monday to capture his second Village Runner 5K race this year shaving 43 seconds off his winning time at the St. Patrick’s Day event. The 26-year-old runner from Los Angeles beat a field of nearly 3,000 runners to win the 23rd annual 4th of July 5K […]

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El Camino coach Dean Lofgren to be honored at 4th of July 5K

El Camino coach Dean Lofgren to be honored at 4th of July 5K

by Randy Angel In 1975, West High senior Dean Lofgren was marching on the football field as a member of the band. Running on the track that circled the gridiron was the furthest thing from his mind. With the coaxing of friend Doug Todd, who now runs the elite Mt. SAC Relays, Lofgren took up […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Football, running volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports:  Football, running volleyball and more

Football: The Redondo Beach Youth Football and Cheer Pop Warner will hold one final walk-up registration on Friday, June 24 for football players in the PeeWee, JV and Varsity divisions. Signups will be held at Perry Park,  2301 Grant Ave in Redondo Beach, from 6-8 p.m. All payments and paperwork must be turned in then. […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports:  Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball  and more

Beach Volleyball: The CBVA will be hosting tournaments at the Manhattan Beach Pier beginning Saturday, June 18 with a Women’s Open and Men’s AA and B divisions. On Saturday, June 25 Men’s AA, B, Women’s AA and A competitions will be held. For more information, visit cbva.com.   The AAU will be holding its Marine […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The Amateur Athletic Union  (AAU) will be holding the Southern Pacific District Championships on Sunday, June 5 in Hermosa Beach. Competition includes Boys 12U, 14U and Girls 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U divisions. Cost is $65 per team. For more information, visit aaubeach.org.   Triathlon: Registration is open for the 12th annual […]

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Palos Verdes’ Jacquelyn Smith helps team set the fastest time in the nation in the 4×800 rela

Palos Verdes’ Jacquelyn Smith helps team set the fastest time in the nation in the 4×800 rela

by Randy Angel Growing up in Palos Verdes Estates, Jacquelyn Smith came to appreciate the some of the most spectacular cliffs, beaches and seascapes that Southern California has to offer. She also took advantage of the hills on the Peninsula to become one of the top distance runners in the state. Last fall, Smith led […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, golf, rugby, running and more

Football: Some of the top football players and teams will compete in the Antonio Pierce Adidas 7v7 Tournament to be held Saturday at Redondo Union High School beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Redondo opens against Bishop Gorman, the nation’s #1 ranked team in 2015, followed by Calabasas, ( 2015 CIF Western Division Champion), Salesian and Grace […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball and more

Athletics: Manhattan Beach’s MB/X Foundation will be holding Finding the Balance: A symposium for parents and teams on May 19 at 7 p.m. at Mira Costa High School. Former Dodger great Eric Karros will be the keynote speaker. Free tickets are available at EventBrite.com. For additional information, contact jennifer@mbxfoundation.org.   Running: In a tribute to […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Golf, rugby, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Golf, rugby, running, volleyball and more

Rugby:  Mira Costa’s State Champion rugby team will be hosting a game against Rangitoto College, New Zealand’s largest secondary school, on Friday, Apr. 29 at 7 p..m. in Waller Stadium. Admission is free and a raffle for two round-trip tickets to New Zealand will be held at halftime. Mira Costa is one of eight teams […]

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GI Joe Charles inspires runners at Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk

GI Joe Charles inspires runners at Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk

By Randy Angel Standing at the entrance to the Hermosa Beach Pier a few feet from the statue depicting legendary surfer and lifeguard Tim Kelly, Joe Charles’ status as a local icon was also made apparent. For more than one hour Saturday morning, Charles accepted hugs and posed for photos from well wishers who spoke […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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