Randy Angel

Redondo begins State Open Division playoffs with road win

Redondo begins State Open Division playoffs with road win

by Randy Angel Following its loss to Marymount in the CIF-Southern Section semifinals, Redondo’s girls volleyball team faced a long nine-day layoff much of the time honing their skills while waiting to see who they would face in the State Southern California Regional tournament. Any signs of rust were not apparent Thursday evening when the […]

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Redondo girls volleyball team seeded fifth in SoCal Open Division

Redondo girls volleyball team seeded fifth in SoCal Open Division

by Randy Angel Despite losing to top-seeded Marymount in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 semifinals, Redondo’s girls volleyball team earned a No. 5 seed in the CIF State SoCal Open Division. The Sea Hawks will travel to San Diego for a 7 p.m. first-round match on Thursday. Redondo (34-5) will take on fourth-seeded Canyon Crest […]

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Costa football team reaches second round; PV, Redondo eliminated

by Randy Angel Dropping its final two regular season games for a third-place finish in the Bay League, Mira Costa’s football team emerged as the only team to advance to the second round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs. Trailing 12-0 going into the fourth quarter, ninth-ranked Mira Costa (5-6) capitalized on a Jonah Tavai touchdown […]

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Redondo wins first CIF boys water polo championship

Redondo wins first CIF boys water polo championship

by Randy Angel Although it finished in fourth place in the Bay League, Redondo enjoyed a season that no other previous boys water polo team can claim. Redondo (23-11) captured the program’s first CIF title with a 10-7 victory over Walnut in the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 final Saturday at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics […]

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Beach sports – Spyder Scare N’ Tear Memorial for Frand

Beach sports – Spyder Scare N’ Tear Memorial for Frand

Boo! Spyder Scare N’ Tear

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Staying the course: Mira Costa’s ‘down under’ senior Xavier Court has risen to become one of the top cross country runners in the state

Staying the course: Mira Costa’s ‘down under’ senior Xavier Court has risen to become one of the top cross country runners in the state

By Randy Angel As a young boy in Australia, Xavier Court envisioned himself becoming a soccer player. He  played club soccer, tennis, basketball and baseball in his youth. But beginning in kindergartner in the Australian public school system, he also ran. “We had what were called Carnivals that were basically meets between schools,” Court recalled. […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo begin runs for CIF cross country titles

Mira Costa, Redondo begin runs for CIF cross country titles

By Randy Angel With their sights set on a CIF cross country title and an appearance in the State meet, a contingency of Bay League runners begin their journey this weekend at the Prelims held Friday and Saturday at Riverside City Cross Country Course. Mira Costa and Redondo boys and girls will compete in Division […]

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Redondo has rematch with Marymount in girls volleyball Division 1 semifinals

Redondo has rematch with Marymount in girls volleyball Division 1 semifinals

By Randy Angel Looking to avenge a five-set loss to Marymount in September, Redondo’s girls volleyball team will have an opportunity to upset the top-seeded Sailors when the teams square off Tuesday in the CIF-Southern Section Division semifinals. Marymount (29-7) will host the match against No. 5 Redondo (34-4) at 7 p.m. Redondo advanced to […]

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Redondo staves off Mira Costa rally to win Battle at the Beach [UPDATED]

Redondo staves off Mira Costa rally to win Battle at the Beach [UPDATED]

    By Randy Angel Visiting Redondo secured second place in the Bay League and a CIF playoff berth Friday night quelling a Mira Costa rally in the final minute for a 27-23 victory. Redondo retained possession of the perpetual surfboard trophy presented to the winning team of the rivalry game after defeating the Mustangs […]

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Mira Costa boys begin CIF water polo playoffs at home

Mira Costa boys begin CIF water polo playoffs at home

  by Randy Angel Despite winning the Bay League title, Mira Costa boys water polo coach Jon Reichardt continues to focus on his team’s improvement each time they enter the pool. Ranked No. 6 in CIF-Southern Section Division 2, Mira Costa (20-7) will host Channel League co-champion Ventura (16-4) in the first round of the […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo girls volleyball teams enjoy first-round playoff sweeps

Mira Costa, Redondo girls volleyball teams enjoy first-round playoff sweeps

  by Randy Angel Fifth-ranked Redondo dominated its first-round match of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 playoffs Tuesday, sweeping visiting Flintridge Sacred Heart 25-7, 25-16, 25-13, extending the Sea Hawks winning streak to 18 matches. Brooklyn Schirmer led Redondo with 12 kills and Jasmine Davis and Nalani Iosia each recorded eight digs. Redondo (31-4) will […]

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Mira Costa to host Redondo in football’s Battle at the Beach

Mira Costa to host Redondo in football’s Battle at the Beach

By Randy Angel With its victory over Mira Costa, the Palos Verdes football team claimed at least a share of the Bay League title last Friday yet this week’s Battle at the Beach showdown between rivals Redondo and host Mira Costa remains to have playoff implications along with the annual bragging rights. Mira Costa (4-5, […]

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Mira Costa begins quest for boys water polo title with home game

Mira Costa begins quest for boys water polo title with home game

By Randy Angel Despite winning the Bay League title, Mira Costa boys water polo coach Jon Reichardt continues to focus on his team’s improvement each time it enters the pool. Ranked No. 6 in CIF-Southern Section Division 2, Mira Costa (20-7) will host Channel League co-champion Ventura (16-4) in the first round of the playoffs […]

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Redondo sweeps Mira Costa to win Bay League girls volleyball championship [UPDATED]

Redondo sweeps Mira Costa to win Bay League girls volleyball championship [UPDATED]

By Randy Angel A healthy Redondo girls volleyball team is firing on all cylinders at just the right time as the Sea Hawks prepare to make their drive for CIF-Southern Section and State Division 1 titles. Ranked No. 4 in CIF-SS Division 1, Redondo (30-1) won its own Varsity Power Classic on Saturday before sweeping […]

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Cross country runners prepare for Bay League finals, CIF meets

Cross country runners prepare for Bay League finals, CIF meets

by Randy Angel Following strong performances by Bay League teams at the 70th annual Brooks Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational last weekend, the league final promises to feature highly competitive races when the event is held Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Palos Verdes course. Mira Costa’s Xavier Court continued to prove he is one of […]

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