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Court rules two state distance runs with third record in sight

Court rules two state distance runs with third record in sight

By Randy Angel Showing constant improvement and desire, Mira Costa distance runner Xavier Court is making the most of his senior year. During last fall’s cross country competition, Court won the Bay League title and then ran a 15 minute, 19 second race to place 6th at the Division 1 State Championships and he continues […]

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Mira Costa ruggers gain valuable experience vs. International teams

Mira Costa ruggers gain valuable experience vs. International teams

by Randy Angel Despite the largely unprotected, physical contact, rugby squads continue to redefine the word   “sportsmanship,” sharing meals and exchanging T-shirts and hats after matches. Mira Costa’s rugby program has thrived under coach Duke Dulgarian. While their official high school season runs from December through February, the Mustangs continue competing in the 7’s version […]

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Mira Costa boys excel at South Bay Championships

Mira Costa boys excel at South Bay Championships

by Randy Angel In preparation for the Mt. SAC Relays and Bay League track and field championships, Mira Costa’s boys squad proved its strength by winning the South Bay Championships held at El Camino College on Saturday. The Mustangs had seven top three finishes in their respective competitions, including champions Xavier Court (800), Billy Atkinson […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Ocean sports, running, volleyball and more

Outrigger canoes: The Lanakila Outrigger Club and the South Bay Boardriders Club invite families and individuals of all ages to paddle a 6-man Hawaiian outrigger canoe and to consider joining Lanakila for a summer of paddling and racing. Noon to 2 p.m. at the Lanakila dock on Marina Way. For more information visit Lanakila.com.   […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, ocean sports, running and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, ocean sports, running and more

Outrigger canoes: The Lanakila Outrigger Club and the South Bay Boardriders Club invite families and individuals of all ages to paddle a 6-man Hawaiian outrigger canoe and to consider joining Lanakila for a summer of paddling and racing. Noon to 2 p.m. at the Lanakila dock on Marina Way. For more information visit Lanakila.com.   […]

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Mira Costa baseball team goes undefeated at Righetti Classic

Mira Costa baseball team goes undefeated at Righetti Classic

By Randy Angel Following an upset loss at Gahr, Mira Costa’s baseball team quickly rebounded to win the Righetti Classic improving its record at 14-1. Ranked No. 8 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll, Mira Costa beat Foothill 7-5 in the finals capitalizing on starting pitcher Nick Solan’s 6 ⅔ innings and Parker MacDonald’s […]

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Three Redondo relay teams make State’s track & field top ten

Three Redondo relay teams make State’s track & field top ten

By Randy Angel In a preview of what should be exciting Bay League track and field competition, six relay teams and one individual finished with top ten marks in the State while competing in the 51st Arcadia Invitational last weekend. Mira Costa’s Xavier Court turned in an impressive performance with a strong final kick to […]

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Three AYSO squads are Western champs

Three AYSO squads are Western champs

By Randy Angel Three of four AYSO Region 18 All-Star teams from Manhattan and Hermosa Beach claimed championships at the Western States Championships held at the Kern County Soccer Park in Bakersfield on March 18. Competing against the top teams from California, Oregon, Washington and Nevada, the Region 18 Girls U14, Boys U10 and Boys […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddleboarding, volleyball and more

Paddleboarding: Registration opened this week for the Catalina Classic and Rock 2 Rock paddleboard races that depart from Two Harbors on Catalina Island. Entry deadline for both is May 31. The Rock 2 Rock race is open to solo and relay, prone and stand-up paddlers and will be held Sunday, June 24 finishing at Cabrillo […]

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Costa, Redondo softball teams join PV as Bay League favorites

Costa, Redondo softball teams join PV as Bay League favorites

by Randy Angel Softball teams in the Pioneer League appear to be the local teams to beat this season, with three Torrance schools holding top-10 spots in the CIF-Southern Section pools. North and South are ranked sixth and ninth, respectively, in Division 2 while West holds the No. 2 spot in Division 3. In the […]

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Local prep athletes, coaches earn winter season accolades

Local prep athletes, coaches earn winter season accolades

by Randy Angel Local girls basketball players and coaches led All-CIF honors after three South Bay teams captured State Championships in Sacramento. Girls from Redondo, Serra and Rolling Hills Prep claimed State titles last weekend in Sacramento. Girls Basketball Juniors Kayla Padilla (Bishop Montgomery) and Alexis Tucker (Serra) earned first-team Open Division honors. Tucker led […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo set to battle for Bay League boys volleyball crown

Mira Costa, Redondo set to battle for Bay League boys volleyball crown

by Randy Angel It’s no surprise to see perennial powers Redondo and Mira Costa ranked among the top 10 teams in CIF-SS Division 1, but there is a new-comer this season who currently holds the second position in the poll. Long-time Division 2 member South Torrance has moved up one division this season and is […]

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Mira Costa baseball team wins first 10 games while Redondo keeps improving

Mira Costa baseball team wins first 10 games while Redondo keeps improving

by Randy Angel With an exceptional group of pitchers and talent throughout the rest of its lineup, Mira Costa’s baseball team is off to an exceptional start this season, posting a 10-0 record. The Mustangs have moved into the top 10 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll, holding the No. 6 position. “We have […]

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Peninsula baseball mourns loss of Coach ‘Dozer’

Peninsula baseball mourns loss of Coach ‘Dozer’

Peninsula High School mourns the lose of Coach ‘Dozer’

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running, volleyball and more

Volleyball: National High School Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins is holding a new series of boys and girls volleyball clinics for players in 3rd thru 8th grade. Clinics are held at Redondo Union High School on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8:15 p.m.  For more information, please visit tommychaffinsvballclinics.com.   Baseball: Beach City Baseball Academy […]

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