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

 Paul Teetor

Mustangs improve to 7-5 going in to Bay League play

by Paul Teetor In a season already filled with peaks – third place in the Pac Shores tournament – and valleys – a one-point overtime loss to El Segundo – the Mira costa boys basketball team was staring directly at the possibility of reaching a new low a week ago Friday night. The Mustangs trailed […]

 Paul Teetor

Young Mustangs play like vets against Gondoliers

Young Mustangs play like vets against Gondoliers

by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa boys basketball team got its Pac Shores Tournament off to a rousing start Monday night with a dramatic, two-point, come-from-behind win over Venice in the first round of pool play.  Year two of Head Coach Neal Perlmutter’s rebuild of Costa’s traditionally mediocre basketball program got a jolt of rocket […]

 Kevin Cody

Scriven second in State cross Country meet

Scriven second in State cross Country meet

Last Saturday, one week after finishing first and second in the Girls Division III CIF Southern Section cross country championships in Riverside, Palos Verdes High seniors Savannah Scriven and Samantha Steman finished second and sixth in the Division III State Championships in Fresno. Their times of 17:22.5 and 18.7.4 carried their team to fourth place […]

 Kevin Cody

Coach ‘Feather’ honored with naming of ECC athletic field

Coach ‘Feather’ honored with naming of ECC athletic field

       

 Paul Teetor

Sea Hawks deliver first win to new head coach Welch 

Sea Hawks deliver first win to new head coach Welch 

by Paul Teetor Redondo boys basketball head coach Nick Welch sounded more relieved than happy after his team opened the Ryse Williams Pac Shores Tournament Monday night with a gritty, first-round 60-50 win over South Gate South East High School. “I’m just glad it’s out of the way,” Welch said after his very first game […]

 Kevin Cody

Hall of Fame inductees Rogers, Kessy pay tribute to mentors

Hall of Fame inductees Rogers, Kessy pay tribute to mentors

by Kevin Cody In the summer of 1930, Paul “Pablo” Johnson grew tired of waiting for 12 players to show up for a six on six beach volleyball game at the Santa Monica Beach Club. So, he proposed to the four who had shown up that they play two on two. That game An onscreen […]

 Teri Marin

CBVA to honor Olympians Todd Rogers, Jennifer Kessey

CBVA to honor Olympians Todd Rogers, Jennifer Kessey

  Olympic gold medalist Todd Rogers (Beijing, 2008) and Olympic silver medalist Jen Kessey (London, 2012) will be inducted into the California Beach Volleyball Association  Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Hermosa Beach Community Center. Rogers won 65 tournaments, the third most of all players, with partner Phil Dalhausser. Rogers’ nickname was […]

 Teri Marin

Sea Hawks upset state champions Mater Dei, set up rematch 

Sea Hawks upset state champions Mater Dei, set up rematch 

  “We’ve got the players,”  Redondo Union High girls volleyball coach Tommy Chaffins said going into last Saturday’s match against Santa Ana’s Mater Dei, at Cerritos College. Mater Dei was the 2017, 2018 open division State champions. At stake was the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championships He was right. The Sea Hawks won the […]