In the early 1960s I had two idols with two completely different personalities — Miki Dora and Duke Kahanamoku. Miki was surfing’s bad boy. He thrived on pissing everyone off. Duke, with his Aloha spirit, treated everyone with respect and grace. The Duke had a brand new Cadillac with a gold plated hood ornament of […]
Eight years ago in May, at the height of the dot com meltdown, approximately 75 of the AVP’s top players attended a meeting called by sports agent Leonard Armato at his Digital Media Campus in El Segundo. The players included 1996 beach volleyball Olympic gold medalist Karch Kiraly, and 2000 beach volleyball Olympic gold medalists […]
Uphill battles are part of every athlete’s career, no matter how long or short it may be. The mountains the record setters and history makers must conquer loom even larger, but for Eden Serina, it’s the downhill battle that can earn her a place in the record books. Serina’s passion for snowboarding has led the […]
Coach pleased with distance runner’s feat
Defense key to Mustangs girls soccer team
Bring on Leuzinger! That was the battle cry among legions of excited Sea Hawk fans after their Redondo boys’ basketball team stretched its winning streak to nine games and its tournament winning streak to two by rolling over Narbonne 58-42 in the final of the 16th annual Sea Hawk Beach Classic. The Sea Hawks open […]
Mira Costa’s football team avenged a 14-0 loss in the 2008 CIF Western Division championship game with a thrilling 24-21 victory over Alemany of Mission Hills, giving the Mustangs – and head coach Don Morrow – their third CIF crown.
January 8 – Olympic gold-medalist Roy Saari dies at the age of 63. The El Segundo native was a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame. 15 – Thirteen football players from Mira Costa and eight from Redondo were named to All-Bay League teams. 22 – […]