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Redondo Beach Bullock repeats Redondo Swim the Avenues victory

Redondo Beach Bullock repeats Redondo Swim the Avenues victory

by Nathan Freedman Ryan Bullock, 35, of Hermosa Beach, continued his dominance of local open ocean swims on Sunday by winning the Second Annual Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues. Bullock finished the one-mile race from Torrance Beach to Avenue F in a time of 22:52, one minute slower than his winning time in last July’s, […]

 Kevin Cody

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Bullock repeats with Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues victory

Ryan Bullock, 35, of Hermosa Beach, continued his dominance of local open ocean swims on Sunday by winning the Second Annual Redondo Beach Swim the Avenues.

 David Mendez

Redondo Beach SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver win championship

Redondo Beach SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver win championship

Southern California Volleyball Club’s 17 Quiksilver team took first place in USA Volleyball’s Boys Junior Volleyball Championships, which ran June 30 through July 7. SCVC’s 17 Quiksilver beat Balboa Bay’s 17 Blue in three sets during the July 7 final to win the championship. The team is led by Head Coach Cameron Green, and Assistant […]

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Redondo Beach runner Harwell wins Village Runner Fourth of July 5K

Redondo Beach runner Harwell wins Village Runner Fourth of July 5K

by Gavin Eskenaz Over 2,000 runners, many dressed in red, white and blue, participated in the 26th Annual Village Runner Fourth of July 5K.  Stewart Harwell, 35, of Redondo Beach, finished first in a time of 15:42. The former UC Santa Barbara cross country runner won the Manhattan 10K in 2017 and again in 2018. […]

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach First Break Tennis ‘Returns the Serve’

Manhattan Beach First Break Tennis ‘Returns the Serve’

First Break Tennis Academy is hosting the third annual “Return the Serve Fun Day” on Friday, July 12 at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly the Home Depot Center) in Carson. First Break co-founder Rick Buchta, of Manhattan Beach, said the day is intended to introduce kids to tennis and will include free tennis lessons, […]

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach Mile returns to Grand Prix for second year

Manhattan Beach Mile returns to Grand Prix for second year

Prize money totaling $5,000 will be awarded to the top three finishers in the men’s and women’s divisions of the Second Annual Manhattan Beach Mile on Sunday, July 21. The race is held in conjunction with Chevron Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. The women’s race begins at noon and the men’s at 12:15 p.m. The course […]

 Kevin Cody

First, Pugliese dominant in Ocean Prone final

First, Pugliese dominant in Ocean Prone final

  by Kevin  Cody Three-time Catalina Classic Paddleboard champion Max First, of Manhattan Beach, reasserted his local dominance by winning Sunday’s 12-mile Ocean Prone race in 2:02:36, nine minutes ahead of second place finisher Mauricio León de la Barra, of Marina Del Rey. Finishing third was Alex Merrill, winner of the previous weekend’s 22-mile Rock […]

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Warm water, overcast skies welcome Triathletes

Warm water, overcast skies welcome Triathletes

by Nelson Jennings Jose Gabriel, 29, of Woodland Hills, was the first finisher in the 20th Annual Hermosa Beach Triathlon, on Sunday. His time of 51:45 was just over last year’s winning time of 51:05, by Dylan Efron, of Manhattan Beach. Efron was the top local finisher. He placed fifth in 52:47. Grace Catena, 19, […]