Paul Teetor

ES Sports – Pedaling back down Mainstreet

ES Sports – Pedaling back down Mainstreet

Jack Spiro’s Schwinn bike shop harkens back to when bikes were meant for pedaling

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Hawks evokes mercy rule, Mustangs upsets Palos Verdes

Hawks evokes mercy rule, Mustangs upsets Palos Verdes

  Redondo center Chase Bowsher (left) and power forward Chimeze Maduno (center) led attack against Compton Centennial. Lucas Hobbs (left) led Mustang scoring with 18 points. Photos by Ray Vidal by Paul Teetor There’s an obscure CIF rule that says that if a basketball team takes a lead of 40 points in the fourth quarter […]

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Fundraiser helps Darfur refugees establish women’s soccer team

Fundraiser helps Darfur refugees establish women’s soccer team

by Paul Teetor It’s a long way – geographically, demographically and spiritually — from the mega-mansions, upscale restaurants and seaside luxury of Manhattan Beach to the makeshift huts, long food lines and tattered tents of Darfur, a dusty, wind-blown war-torn region of Sudan. But in just three hours Saturday night, a bridge built upon the […]

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How the chicken man got famous

How the chicken man got famous

by Paul Teetor John Phillips is no celebrity chef, just a guy born and raised in South-Central LA who got into the chicken business after working as a machinist, a baker, and a few other odd jobs. There are no Michelin stars on his food truck, just a sign proclaiming him The Chicken Guy. And […]

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Professionals, locals dominate MB Tennis Open

by Paul Teetor There was good news and even better news for Manhattan Beach tennis star Joey Rotheram this past weekend. Rotheram made his family and his hometown fans proud Sunday afternoon when he partnered with his college teammate Victor Krustev to win the Open Division doubles crown at the Manhattan Beach Open by upsetting […]

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Warrior coach picked to lead Mustang hoopsters

Warrior coach picked to  lead Mustang hoopsters

by Paul Teetor West Torrance boys basketball coach Neal Perlmutter, who turned around a losing Warriors program and led the team to a CIF title two years ago, has been hired as the new boy’s basketball head coach at Mira Costa High School. He replaces Jeff Amaral, who resigned last month after seven years on […]

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Amaral steps down as boys basketball coach

Amaral steps down as boys basketball coach

by Paul Teetor      Mira Costa High School boys basketball coach Jeff Amaral, who achieved the rare distinction of coaching a team he once played for and led it to a consistent winning record until this year, has resigned after seven seasons on the job. The Mustang program is already facing the looming question of […]

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LA Lifeguards Max First, Katie Hazelrigg win Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race

LA Lifeguards Max First, Katie Hazelrigg win Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race

Lifeguards Max First and Katie Hazelrigg push through punishing conditions to win the Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race.

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Shooting star: the passing of 18-year-old Redondo Union student and basketball player Ryse Williams  leaves the Sea Hawk community in shock

Shooting star: the passing of 18-year-old Redondo Union student and basketball player Ryse Williams  leaves the Sea Hawk community in shock

Shooting star by Paul Teetor Thursday June 22 was a long-awaited day of pride and joy for many high school basketball coaches as they watched young men they had coached get drafted into the NBA. Congratulations flowed on social media like confetti raining down on a parade. But for Redondo basketball coach Vic Martin June […]

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Redondo’s hoop dreams fall short after a surprising season under interim head coach Vic Martin

Redondo’s hoop dreams fall short after a surprising season under interim head coach Vic Martin

by Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team lost its Division 1 second round regional game 72-64 to Corona Centennial last Saturday to end its season a little sooner than last year, when it went all the way to the southern regional final at the Pyramid in Long Beach. It was a game Redondo easily […]

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Redondo Union boys hoops squad withstands Ridgeview comeback to advance to CIF southern regional

Redondo Union boys hoops squad withstands Ridgeview comeback to advance to CIF southern regional

by Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team – and the home crowd that had settled in for a comfortable first-round playoff blowout – watched in helpless horror Wednesday night as a 25-point lead over Ridgeview slowly but surely melted down to a barely-there 2-point lead near the end of the fourth quarter. With the […]

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Redondo Union boys hoops team prevails over towering Santa Margarita lineup in CIF playoff victory

Redondo Union boys hoops team prevails over towering Santa Margarita lineup in CIF playoff victory

by Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team was on the verge of a full-on meltdown Friday night as its 21-point lead over Santa Margarita shrank down to five with more than two minutes left – plenty of time for a team that had already beaten Redondo once already this year to do it again. […]

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Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

Redondo hoops squad overcomes Crossroads, Shareef O’Neal in a CIF thriller

by Paul Teetor Jailen Moore had already swished in five three-pointers, but when the Redondo senior guard threw up a wild shot that banked in for yet another trifecta mid-way through the third quarter he got that special feeling that he was in the zone. “I figured it was my night, so I might as […]

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Redondo Union hoops squad runs winning streak to 16, seizes Bay League, with victory over Peninsula

Redondo Union hoops squad runs winning streak to 16, seizes Bay League, with victory over Peninsula

  by Paul Teetor The Bay League showdown turned into a Bay League slowdown. The good news for the Peninsula Panthers in Tuesday night’s fight for the Bay League title:  they held the high flying Redondo Sea Hawks to a measly 19 points in the first half. The bad news: they only scored a mind-boggling […]

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Redondo Union boys basketball wins 11th in a row over rival Mira Costa

Redondo Union boys basketball wins 11th in a row over rival Mira Costa

by Paul Teetor This game was about more than winning or losing. It was about competing till the final buzzer, no matter what the score. Indeed, in the end it wasn’t the score – 68-54 Redondo — that mattered in Tuesday night’s rivalry game with Mira Costa. Going into the game everyone had just assumed […]

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