Sports

Sports & Fitness – Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach

 Paul Teetor

Costa’s ‘Slingin’ Sam shoots down ES Eagles

Costa’s ‘Slingin’ Sam shoots down ES Eagles

by Paul Teetor The rivalry game between the El Segundo and Mira Costa football teams Friday night turned into a one-sided rout quicker than you can say “Lord have mercy.” The rarely invoked mercy rule – in which the game clock does not stop for time-outs, injuries, scores, etc. — was in effect for the […]

 Judy Rae

Beach sports – First wins fourth

Beach sports – First wins fourth

Los Angeles County Lifeguard Max First, of Manhattan Beach, and Australian lifeguard Lachie Lansdown led a field of nearly 100 paddlers in the 41st Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race on Sunday, August 25. The two exchanged leads while setting a record pace from the start at Two Harbors on Catalina Island to the R10 buoy, four […]

 Ray Vidal

Reondo Sea Hawks rebound to beat Mater Dei, then Cathedral

Reondo Sea Hawks rebound to beat  Mater Dei, then Cathedral

Photos by Ray Vidal After losing the first two sets against the Mater Dei Monarchs and being down 2-9 in the third set, Redondo rallied to win the next two sets and then trounced the demoralized Monarchs 15-8 in the decisive fifth set. The two teams entered the match, before a capacity crowd at the […]

 Kevin Cody

USC Keck Medicine, Meyer Institute of Sports join LA Kings in El Segundo

USC Keck Medicine, Meyer Institute of Sports join LA Kings in El Segundo

The Los Angeles Kings hosted a ribbon-cutting event in El Segundo at the Toyota Sports Performance Center on wednesday, Sept. 4 to welcome two new partners, Keck Medicine of USC and Meyer Institute of Sport.

 Ray Vidal

Sea Hawks soar past Pioneers

Sea Hawks soar past Pioneers

The Redondo Beach Union High Sea Hawks dominated the Simi Valley Pioneers last Friday with a 28-12 victory in their non-league, home season opener. Redondo plays Saugus at Saugus tomorrow night. Photos by Ray Vidal 

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach SBBC Grom-O-Rama

Hermosa Beach SBBC Grom-O-Rama

Brynn Barry, 10, of Hermosa Beach beats out Ruka Gordordo, 13, to claim the beach flag title on her way to being named Queen of the Beach during Grom-O-Rama last Saturday at 22nd Street in Hermosa Beach. Brayden Sheets was named King of the Beach and Coral Coyce was named most inspirational. The annual event […]

 Paul Teetor

Friendships formed, hearts broken at Manhattan Open

Friendships formed, hearts broken at Manhattan Open

by Paul Teetor       Trevor Crabb and Reid Priddy took the concept of “frenemies” – two people who seem friendly but are under-the-surface enemies — to a whole new level at the Manhattan Beach Open Sunday afternoon. Redondo Beach’s Crabb and his new partner Priddy – a former Olympic indoor gold medalist — capped off a […]

 Mike Purpus

Surf Fest surf stokes locals

Surf Fest surf stokes locals

by Mike Purpus Neither the surf nor the surfing at the Hermosa Beach pier on Saturday matched that of the Van US Open, taking place the same day in Huntington Beach. But the stoke was just as high. “I love this contest,” Christian Steutzman said of the International Surf Festival surf contest. He had reason […]