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 Kevin Cody

New El Camino College gym includes separate basketball, volleyball facilities.

New El Camino College gym includes separate basketball, volleyball facilities.

El Camino College became one of the few colleges in California to have separate basketball and volleyball courts with the opening of the school’s new $35 million gymnasium on Friday.

 Paul Teetor

Mustangs celebrated despite elimination

Mustangs celebrated despite elimination

by Paul Teetor Mira Costa boys basketball Coach Neal Perlmutter stood courtside sporting a big “mission accomplished” smile while accepting congratulations for at least 10 minutes after Friday night’s second-round playoff game with Pacifica Christian of Newport Beach. “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” he said as a steady stream of fans, parents, students and […]

 Paul Teetor

Costa versus Redondo rivalry heats up

Costa versus Redondo rivalry heats up

by Paul Teetor Mira Costa and Redondo Union will head into their Thursday night boys basketball showdown at Da Vinci High in El Segundo with even more motivation than is customary for a rivalry game. (The game is at Da Vinci because Mira Costa’s new gym is under construction). Redondo is still smarting from its […]

 Ryan McDonald

Costa clinches share of Bay League title with win in rivalry game

Costa clinches share of Bay League title with win in rivalry game

by Ryan McDonald At the end of the first quarter of Tuesday’s girls water polo match between Mira Costa and Redondo Union, the scoreboard read 2-1 Sea Hawks. Both Sea Hawk goals came during six-on-five situations, in which a temporary ejection left Costa down a player. But as the second quarter began, the Mustangs took […]

 Paul Teetor

Seniors score on senior night

by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa boys basketball team put a stranglehold on the race for the Bay League title Tuesday night when it beat Palos Verdes 57-49 in yet another defensive slugfest in a season full of down-and-dirty battles. The Mustangs now have a 7-0 league record thanks to senior shooting star Tyler “Ant […]

 Teri Marin

Mira Costa Girls Water Polo

   

 Paul Teetor

Mustangs bring down Sea Hawks for league lead

Mustangs bring down Sea Hawks for league lead

Costa defeats rival Sea Hawks for first time since 2012  by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa boys basketball team seized control of the race for the Bay League title Tuesday night when it beat seven-time defending Bay League champion Redondo in a 52-48, back-and-forth thriller. The win puts the Mustangs in the driver’s seat with […]

 Paul Teetor

Costa boys, girls prove selves against Palos Verdes

Costa boys, girls prove selves against Palos Verdes

by Paul Teetor It only took two games over four days for the Mira Costa boys basketball team to send an unspoken-but-unmistakable message to seven-time defending Bay League champion Redondo: you better take us seriously this year.  After suffering through too many years of Bay League non-contention while their backyard neighbor dominated the rivalry and […]