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

 Randy Angel

Redondo’s Curtis wins state track title


Chloe Curtis established herself as one of the great athletes in the history of Redondo Union High School, winning the CIF State Championship in the 1,600 meter run. Fellow Sea Hawk Lyndsey Mull placed third to give Redondo an 8th-place finish in girls team competition.

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports

Triathlon The 6th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon presented by TC Tri Productions begins at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the Veteran’s Park/Marina area in Redondo Beach. All of the proceeds go to Cheer for Children, a nonprofit organization that gives seasonal parties and raises money for acutely ill children at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. The USAT […]

 Kevin Cody

West, Sharman, Cousy on Lakers Celtics Rivalry

by Paul Teetor Jerry West is one of the greatest players in NBA history, an elite scorer who willingly passed the ball, was a great defender and was beloved by virtually everyone. Even Boston Celtics radio guy Johnny Most, the chain-smoking, snarky-nickname-creating, gravel-voiced mother of all homer announcers called him “Gentleman Jerry.” He led his […]

 Kevin Cody

Hennessey’s Return to the Pier Paddleboard Race: Vela barebacks it, wins

Hennessey’s Return to the Pier Paddleboard Race: Vela barebacks it, wins


The Annual Hennessey’s Return to the Pier paddleboard race is traditionally a fun, after work race that kicks off the Memorial Day weekend and attracts over 100 paddlers. Not this year. Only 31 paddlers participated in this year in the race from the Hermosa pier to the Manhattan pier and back. Ten- to 20-knot winds, white caps and a swell that had paddlers bobbing in and out of sight of one another and the piers changed the usual character of the race.

 Randy Angel

Redondo baseball coach resigns after one season

Baseball players at Redondo Union High School are getting tired of each season being a “rebuilding year,” but when the team takes the field next season it will be the same old story with the Sea Hawks playing under their fourth head coach in four years. Bradey Thurman has resigned as head baseball coach after […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo reunions set for Saturday

by Randy Angel Flocks of Sea Hawks will converge on the Redondo Union High School campus Saturday when current and former student-athletes take part in two separate events — the Striff/Seifert Memorial Track Meet and the 7th Annual Alumni Baseball Game.  Also dubbed “The Race of the Century,” the track meet honors former coaches Russ […]

 Randy Angel

Improbable run ends on diamond

  by Randy Angel Mira Costa found out the hard way why baseball is called a game of inches. Kris Cayton narrowly missed a go-ahead home run in the top of the seventh inning before Jacob Smigelski slammed a one-out walk-off homer in the bottom of the frame giving Glendora (26-2-1) a 2-1 victory and […]

 Randy Angel

Mustangs end volleyball season on high note

Mira Costa’s boys volleyball rebounded from a disappointing loss in the CIF Southern Section Toyota Division 1 championship match to win the CIF Southern California Regional Division II title in easy fashion.