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Season recap: Redondo’s boys basketball team goes for local talent

Season recap: Redondo’s boys basketball team goes for local talent

By Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team lost its first and only post-season game last week, an 81-60 thumping at the hands of Harvard-Westlake in the CIF Division 1 playoffs. Harvard-Westlake of Studio City, which had beaten Redondo 62-39 earlier in the regular season, was unable to pull away until the second half. Led […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, running, yoga and more

Fundraising: Former El Segundo softball standout Shannon Brooker, now a senior at Boston University, will be running in the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, Apr. 15. She will be sponsored by the Martin Richard Foundation, which was founded by the parents of Martin Richard, an 8-year-old boy who lost his life during the 2013 Boston […]

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Mira Costa hurlers lead team in quest of Bay League, CIF baseball championships

Mira Costa hurlers lead team in quest of Bay League, CIF baseball championships

By Randy Angel Loaded with experienced seniors, Mira Costa’s baseball team seeks its third consecutive Bay League title when the Mustangs kick off the 2019 campaign with tournament action this weekend “We scheduled a very difficult slate this year,” Mira Costa Keith Ramsey said. “Beginning with the Newport Elks Tourney, we will play St. John […]

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Mira Costa girls advance in CIF water polo and soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Mira Costa girls advance in CIF water polo and soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Second-seeded Mira Costa (20-9) edged No. 3 Santiago of Corona (23-9) by the score of 9-8 on Wednesday behind goalkeeper Erin O’Donnell’s eight saves and a three-goal performance by Celeste Almendariz. The Mustangs trailed 6-4 at halftime the outscored Santiago 5-2 in the second half. Mira Costa will take on top-seeded Oaks Christian (20-8) for […]

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Redondo boys, girls continue quests for CIF basketball championships

Redondo boys, girls continue quests for CIF basketball championships

By Randy Angel Redondo’s girls basketball team faces an uphill challenge after dropping its first of three pool games in the newly formatted Open Division playoffs. Seeded 5th in a field of eight teams competing for the Open Division title, Redondo (23-4) suffered a 68-61 defeat to host Bishop Montgomery (22-6), the 4th-ranked team in […]

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Redondo girls face tough task with new basketball Open Division playoff format

Redondo girls face tough task with new basketball Open Division playoff format

By Randy Angel Posting an impressive 23-3 record and winning its fifth consecutive Bay League title, Redondo’s girls basketball team finds itself in a new situation heading into the postseason. After winning the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA and State Division 2 titles last season, the Sea Hawks have moved up into the elite Open […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, fundraising, running, swimming and more

Swimming: The South Bay Swim Team Junior Guard Prep Clinic will hold one-week sessions (February 11-15) from 5-5:45.p.m. and 5:45-6:30 p.m. Arrive 15 minutes early the first day for orientation. Clinics take place at the heated Hawthorne Pool, 12501 S. Inglewood Ave. and costs $85 payable via online registration. Instructed by Steve Hyde, South Bay […]

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Mira Costa leads area teams into girls water polo, boys and girls soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Mira Costa leads area teams into girls water polo, boys and girls soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

By Randy Angel Despite not having great seasons on the hardwood, Mira Costa is sending its girls water polo and both soccer teams into the postseason with high expectations with the girls water polo and boys soccer teams seeded No. 2 and 3, respectively. In the Division 3 playoffs, Bay League champion Mira Costa (16-9) […]

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Rain fails to dampen runners spirit in annual Super Bowl 10K/5K races

Rain fails to dampen runners spirit in annual Super Bowl 10K/5K races

By Randy Angel On-and-off rain showers failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of runners who hit the wet roads in Redondo Beach for the 41st edition of the Super Bowl 10K/5K race Sunday morning. Omar Gonzalez, 27, of Los Angeles was the big winner of the day, capturing the 10K race with a time […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo teams prepare for winter season playoffs

Mira Costa, Redondo teams prepare for winter season playoffs

by Randy Angel Local teams are gearing up for next week’s playoff action with many teams ranked in the top 10 in their respective divisions, including Mira Costa boys soccer, girls soccer, and girls water polo along with Redondo girls basketball, girls soccer and girls water polo. Redondo’s girls basketball team (No. 5, Div. 1) […]

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Mira Costa wrestling teams prepare for tough postseason on the mat

Mira Costa wrestling teams prepare for tough postseason on the mat

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys and girls wrestling teams are set to showcase their athletic ability as the postseason is underway. The Lady Mustangs have enjoyed a successful season and are led by two returning State Qualifiers in Allysa Nocum and Vivian Ramirez. The team is coming off a first-place finish at the Brea […]

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Redondo Union begins challenging baseball season with tough non-league foes

Redondo Union begins challenging baseball season with tough non-league foes

by Randy Angel After having only one senior starter in 2018, Redondo’s baseball team is loaded with talented seniors this season and will vie for a Bay League title with rival and defending champion Mira Costa. “We have a good club that is led by senior shortstop Christian Dicochea (5’11”, 170 lbs.) who will be […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, flag football, running, yoga and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, flag football, running, yoga and more

  Fundraising: Redondo Union’s baseball program is hosting a blood drive for Cedars-Sinai in honor of Eric Grace, the father of two RUHS baseball players, who had a successful heart and kidney transplant in December. Held Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the mobile unit will be located behind the tennis courts […]

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SCVC boys volleyball teams advance to National Championship tournament

The SCVC 18Quiksilver and 17Quiksilver boys volleyball teams from Redondo Beach won the Championships at the SCVA Boys Invitational, a National Qualifier tournament held in Anaheim January 11-13. Teams from Southern California, New York, Chicago, Florida, St. Louis, Texas, Arizona and Canada competed for the title. The winning teams will vie for the USA Volleyball […]

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Mira Costa boys, girls seeking Bay League soccer championships

Mira Costa boys, girls seeking Bay League soccer championships

By Randy Angel Entering the final week of the regular season, Mira Costa’s boys and soccer teams look ready to claim Bay League titles but it won’t come easy. Mira Costa’s girls squad has an impressive 16-3-1 record after a 3-2 victory over Palos Verdes on Tuesday. The Mustangs will face Leuzinger and Centennial before […]

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