Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Boot camp, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Boot camp, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Big Wave Awards Night: Surfers who rode the biggest South Bay waves of the 2016-17 winter will be recognized Wednesday, May 24 at the annual Big Wave Challenge Awards Night, presented by the South Bay Boardriders Club. Steve Gaffney’s photos from the past winter’s surf and Greg Browning’s video of the past winter will be […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Rugby, sailing, volleyball and more

Sailing: Fourteen-year-old Redondo Beach sailor Taft Buckley won the Silver fleet competition at the Lake Garda Regatta in Italy. The top sailors in the world, representing 28 countries competed in the regatta. On the second Sunday of every month, Waterfront Education will be holding a Pink Power Sailing and BBQ for girls and women at […]

 Teri Marin

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts – contest dedicated to McIlroy

SB Boardriders/Surf Concepts contest dedicated to McIlroy by Steve Gaffney The Saturday, April 22, South Bay Boardriders/Surf Concepts surf was dedicated Sandro McIlroy, a SBBC contest competitor and student at Halstrom Academy in Manhattan Beach. McIlroy died Friday, April 7 in a skateboarding accident in Palos Verdes. The contest was paused late in the morning […]

 Morgan Sliff

Notes from the underground

Notes from the underground

How shaper Jose Barahona quietly became one of the sport’s most prodigious surfboard makers   by Morgan Sliff You can feel the power in the room. As you carefully step across snow piles of blank shavings, the sweet smell of resin filling your nose, your eyes are pulled to relics past and present — various tattered surf pictures masking-taped […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, sailing, volleyball and more

Surfing: Hosted by Spyder Surf, the South Bay Boardriders Club will be holding the Subaru Pacific Surf Series Championship Contest Saturday, May 6 at the Manhattan Beach Pier where a the King and Queen of the South Bay will be crowned. Registration is available at southbayboardriders.com. Deadline is Wednesday, May 3. Beach Volleyball: The Amateur […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, sailing, volleyball and more

Football: The Thursday night Co-ed Flag Football on the Beach League begins April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at 10th Street and The Strand in Hermosa Beach. Team registration is $265 for a six-week season plus two weeks of playoffs. Registration must be made at Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave.. For more information, contact […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Football, hockey, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Football, hockey, running, volleyball and more

Hockey: The Jr. Kings Squirt B team captured the California Amateur Hockey Association State Championship held April 2 in San Jose. After losing to Southern California adversary the Wave 4-3 in the final round-robin game, the Kings scored two goals in the final three minutes to tie the Wave before pulling out a 4-3 overtime […]

 Randy Angel

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

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

Golf: Carter Gaede, 9, of Manhattan Beach won the 7-9 boys division Sunday at the 4th annual Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Course. Drive, Chip & Putt is a free nationwide youth golf development program open to boys and girls ages 7-15. Gaede was one of four male National Finalists […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo teen sailor to compete in Italy’s Lake Garda regatta

Redondo teen sailor to compete in Italy’s Lake Garda regatta

By Randy Angel Battling waves and wind, the thrills afforded a sailor are many. Yet for Taft Buckley, the sport has provided journeys not experienced by watermen twice his age. Buckley, a 14 ½-year-old 8th grader at Parras Middle School in Redondo Beach, is off to his latest adventure after being the only sailor from […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Cheerleading, football, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: Girls high school teams continue IBVL competition Thursday, March 23 when rivals Mira Costa and Redondo face each other at 3:30 p.m. on Dockweiler State Beach. On Tuesday, Mar. 28, Mira Costa plays Bishop Montgomery at 3:30 p.m. and Redondo takes on Santa Monica at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit ibvl.org.   […]

 Randy Angel

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

Beach Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) will be holding tournaments on Saturday, Mar. 18 at Hermosa Beach. Competition features Campsurf Men’s B and Campvolley Women’s AA and B tournaments. For more information, visit cbva.com.   Girls high school teams continue IBVL competition Tuesday, Mar. 21 with Redondo and Palos Verdes squaring off at […]

 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 […]

 Kevin Cody

SBBC Becker Surf contest photo gallery by Steve Gaffney

SBBC Becker Surf contest photo gallery by Steve Gaffney

Surfers in the South Bay Boardriders Club Becker Surf contest made generally weak waves look good. Or maybe it was photographer Steve Gaffney who made the waves look good.

 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

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: The IBVL/ISF Girls Under-16 National Trials will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26 in Hermosa Beach. Entry fee is $125 per team and all players must have current AAU memberships. For more information and to register, visit ibvl.org.   The new season of the Co-ed Volleyball on the Beach League on Tuesday […]

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