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Prep athletes earn All-CIF honors for outstanding spring seasons

Prep athletes earn All-CIF honors for outstanding spring seasons

By Randy Angel With their seasons — and for many their prep careers — complete, a number of local athletes earned one final award before summer vacation when the All-CIF teams for the spring season were announced recently. Baseball Redondo first baseman/pitcher Danny Zimmerman was selected to the All-CIF Division 1 baseball team. The 6-foot-, […]

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Pole vaulters raise the bar: Redondo seniors Tate Curran and Kaitlin Heri set school records while becoming the second-best boy-girl combo in state history

Pole vaulters raise the bar: Redondo seniors Tate Curran and Kaitlin Heri set school records while becoming the second-best boy-girl combo in state history

by Randy Angel Redondo Union High School, long known for its distance runners, has reached new heights in track and field with its pole vault program. Redondo sent three pole vaulters to the CIF State Track & Field Championships in Clovis over the past weekend, led by a pair of seniors who helped revolutionize the […]

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Redondo’s Tate Curran is state’s best high school pole vaulter

Redondo’s Tate Curran is state’s best high school pole vaulter

By Randy Angel Although he reached only one of his two personal goals this season, Redondo Union High School senior Tate Curran made history Saturday by capturing the boys pole vault title at the 99th annual CIF State Track & Field Championships at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Curran’s winning mark […]

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Bay League to be well represented at State Track and Field Championships

Bay League to be well represented at State Track and Field Championships

by Randy Angel Redondo senior Tate Curran will have one last shot at reaching two of his season-long goals when the pole vaulter competes at the CIF State Track & Field Championships held Friday and Saturday at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Curran is favored to win the state title and achieve his first goal, […]

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

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

Rugby: Mira Costa rugby players were honored recently being named to the Los Angeles County All Star teams. Selected to the boys varsity team were Harrison Dulgarian and Jonah Tavai, junior varsity members included John Darcy and Slade Gordon and Taiana Fonua was named to the girls varsity squad. Beach Volleyball: The CBVA will be […]

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Mira Costa baseball season ends at home but future is bright for young Mustangs

Mira Costa baseball season ends at home but future is bright for young Mustangs

By Randy Angel Strong performances by a pair of sophomores were not enough for Mira Costa’s baseball team, which had its playoff run come to an end Friday with a heartbreaking 1-0 home loss to Capistrano Valley in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 quarterfinals. When the season began, first-year head coach Keith Ramsey faced many […]

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Mira Costa advances to CIF-SS Division 2 baseball quarterfinals

Mira Costa advances to CIF-SS Division 2 baseball quarterfinals

By Randy Angel Third baseman Matthew Beserra used his bat and his head to help Mira Costa score a 3-2 road victory Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 playoffs. Trailing 2-1 in the fourth inning, Mira Costa caught a break when Ayala’s Adam Seminaris left third base early on a […]

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Track and Field athletes advance to CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet

Track and Field athletes advance to CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet

by Randy Angel Bay League pole vaulters continued their impressive seasons with two boys emerging as title holders at the CIF-Southern Section championships held Saturday at Cerritos College. Redondo’s Tate Curran easily won the Division 1 boys pole vault championship with a mark of 16 feet, 7 inches and Mira Costa’s Dane Thomasson set a […]

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Mira Costa girls win inaugural beach volleyball State Championship

Mira Costa girls win inaugural beach volleyball State Championship

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team increased its winning streak to 71 matches with two sweeps at the first Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League State Championship held Saturday at Metro Beach Center in Chatsworth. Winning the inaugural State Championship put an exclamation point on a season dominated by the Mira Costa team. [See […]

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Bay League baseball co-champ Mira Costa hosts first-round playoff game

Bay League baseball co-champ Mira Costa hosts first-round playoff game

    By Randy Angel Completing two-game sweeps against their rivals, Mira Costa and Peninsula claimed a share of the Bay League championship earning first-round home games when the CIF-Southern Section playoffs begin this week. Mira Costa erupted for four runs in the sixth inning against visiting Redondo last Thursday for a 7-2 victory to […]

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Mira Costa softball team enters CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs on a roll

Mira Costa softball team enters CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs on a roll

By Randy Angel Bay League champion Mira Costa expects to be tested early when the Mustangs begin their run for a CIF softball championship on Thursday. First-year head coach Brittany Gardner led her team to a 10-0 Bay League record, winning the title by three games while outscoring opponents 112-9. The Mustangs are hitting .411 […]

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Mustang Dynasty: Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team seeks to add its streak of 69 straight victories and five Southern Pacific titles with an historic first State Championship

Mustang Dynasty:  Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team seeks to add its streak of 69 straight victories and five Southern Pacific titles with an historic first State Championship

  Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team seeks to add its streak of 69 straight victories and five Southern Pacific titles with an historic first State Championship   by Randy Angel In 2011, when Gino Grajeda envisioned the possibility of having beach volleyball competition for high school girls, Mira Costa High School was an instant […]

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Bay League baseball championship to be determined on final day

Bay League baseball championship to be determined on final day

By Randy Angel Mira Costa moved into a first-place tie with Peninsula Tuesday when both teams won their first of two games with their respective rivals. Mira Costa (21-7, 6-2) capitalized on a three-run home run by Chris Penna in the fifth inning and a solid performance by sophomore pitcher Christian Bodlovich to defeat host […]

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Sea Hawk Slugger: Redondo senior Danny Zimmerman is one of the area’s most feared power hitters.

Sea Hawk Slugger: Redondo senior Danny Zimmerman is one of the area’s most feared power hitters.

by Randy Angel Of the millions of kids play Little League baseball each year, the players who learn to hit the breaking ball become the top hitters. Redondo senior Danny Zimmerman fits that mold. At 6-foot-four, 235 pounds, Zimmerman has the raw power to blast a fastball over the fence. But it’s his ability to […]

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