Beach Cities Sports


Christopher Orenic, Michael Mullahey and Tony Ensbury of Manhattan Beach came home with gold medals from the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships held in Wisconsin Dells, WI. They competed in the International Youth Division. Previously at the USAV Junior Olympic Games held in Austin, TX, Orenic and Mullahey were named to the All-Tournament team in the 16s division and Ensbury was a member of the SCVC 17s Bronze medal team. All three play for Southern California Volleyball Club of Redondo Beach.


California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) hosts the Junior Hermosa Tour Stop for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. each day at the Hermosa Beach Pier. For more information or to register, visit or contact tournament director Chris Brown at 310-374-5902.

 The AVP, in conjunction with the California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA), will hold a men’s and women’s qualifying tournament for the AVP Manhattan Beach Open at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The event will run alongside a Women’s A tournament at the Manhattan Beach Pier. The following day Men’s A and B tournaments will be held. For more information or to register, visit or contact tournament director JP Saikley at 310-220-9559.

 California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) is hosting a tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U divisions on Wednesday beginnings at 9 a.m. at Rosecrans in Manhattan Beach. For more information or to register, visit or contact tournament director Kurt Peters at 310-922-6297.


Registration is available for South Bay Surf Summer Baseball Camps which run from July through Aug. 20 at the El Camino College baseball field. Each camp is open to players 7-14 and is held Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fee: $150. Directors are ECC assistant coaches Shane Schumaker and Tony Asaro with a staff of current and former college players and coaches. For more information or to sign up online, visit


Velocity Sports Performance will be holding a combine and camp for youth hockey players. The NHL Style Hockey Combine takes place Saturday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. Players ages 8-18 will be tested in the 20m dash, vertical jump, bench press, hurdle hexagon, medicine ball rotational throw and grip strength. Cost is $25/players or $150 or a team (group of 10). Registration limited to 100 athletes.

A Pre-Season Hockey Dryland Camp will be held Mon.-Fri. Aug. 23-27 from 9-11 a.m. for hockey players in 6th-12th grade. The camp focuses on upper and lower body strength, first step explosiveness and features Combat Core Conditioning taught by MMA fighter Vladimir Matyushenko. Cost is $149/athlete. To register, call 310-297-9001 or visit Velocity is located at 2607 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach.


The South Bay Skulls semi-pro football team takes on the Southern California Eagles in a LaBelle Community Football League Western Conference showdown on Saturday. Action begins at 7 p.m. at Waller Stadium on the campus of Mira Costa High School. For more information or to purchase tickets,

 Velocity Sports Performance coaches & high school football coaches/players help kids develop overall athleticism and fundamental flag football skills. 1st-6th grades. Camp is held Mon.-Fri. at American Martyrs field in Manhattan Beach from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; $199. To register, call 310-297-9001 or visit 


AdventurePlex, 1701 Marine Street in Manhattan Beach, is hosting Open Ropes on Saturdays from noon-3 p.m. for kids and adults ages 8 and up. Participants will bond while solving problems and overcoming obstacles. Groups of seven start every hour and will take approximately 45 minutes to complete the course. Advance registration is recommended. Cost is $20. ER


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