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Reverse direction gives cyclists a new challenge at Chevron MB Grand Prix
 July 25, 2017  Randy Angel

Reverse direction gives cyclists a new challenge at Chevron MB Grand Prix

by Randy Angel The 56th Annual Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix returns on Sunday, July 30 but with a new twist. The 1.3-mile course on…

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, sailing, volleyball and more
 July 25, 2017  Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, sailing, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball: For the second time in three years, Elite Beach Volleyball won the team title at the Beach Volleyball Club of America (BVA) National Championships…

UCLA Bruins past and future battle for Manhattan Beach Tennis Open title
 July 24, 2017  Kevin Cody

UCLA Bruins past and future battle for Manhattan Beach Tennis Open title

UCLA-bound, Peninsula High tennis star Connor Hance and former UCLA tennis star Karue Sell made the men’s finals of the 50th Annual Manhattan Beach Tennis Open one of the closest in the tournament’s history. At least through the first set, held Sunday afternoon on center court at the Manhattan Country Club.…

Fans flock to watch local players win at AVP Hermosa Beach Open
 July 24, 2017  Randy Angel

Fans flock to watch local players win at AVP Hermosa Beach Open

by Randy Angel Whether it was inside the stadium or surrounding an outside court, fans converged on the sand last weekend to support their favorite…

Beach sports – 24th Village Runner 4th of July 5K run/walk
 July 21, 2017  Randy Angel

Beach sports – 24th Village Runner 4th of July 5K run/walk

More than 2,000 runners kicked off their Independence Day…

 Randy Angel

Local players to flood courts as AVP tour returns to Hermosa

Local players to flood courts as AVP tour returns to Hermosa

by Randy Angel With the Olympic Games three years away, there have been many changes on the beach volleyball circuit this year as players seek the right partner that will help qualify them for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Major shake ups have occurred on the women’s side, including 2016 bronze medalists Kerri Walsh […]

 Mark McDermott

Beach Sports – The quest of Glitter Diesel

Beach Sports – The quest of Glitter Diesel

Katie Griffith’s goal is to become the first female professional baseball pitcher

 Randy Angel

Quiksilver boys 15 team wins gold at USAV National Championships

Quiksilver boys 15 team wins gold at USAV National Championships

By Randy Angel In a battle between South Bay clubs in the 15-year-old Open Division, Quiksilver defeated Team Rockstar to win the gold medal at the USAV Boys Junior National Championships in Columbus, Ohio July 5. Quiksilver, a Redondo Beach-based team coached by Redondo Union High School boy volleyball head coach Chris Austin and assistants […]

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