It’s been a year since Leonard Armato stepped down as commissioner of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) and changes brought on by the new regime — along with a number of new teams — will begin to be noticed this weekend when the players hit the courts in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The most visual […]
Redondo’s girls lacrosse team aims for second straight Bay title
Surfing Finals of the South Bay Surf League are scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Saturday in Hermosa Beach. Awards will be presented at 10:35 a.m. at Waterman’s Surf Café, 22 Pier Plaza followed at 11 a.m. with the Surfers Walk of Fame induction ceremony where Tiger Makin will be honored at the […]
The idea for a South Bay surf club hit Mike Balzer two years ago. His son Shane was 9 and his daughter Malia was 6. They weren’t enthusiastic about dad teaching them to surf because they wanted to play with their friends and their friends didn’t surf.
James “Tiger” Makin seemed a little shy out of the water. But in the water he was always pushing the envelope. The bigger it got the more Tiger liked it. He’d take off deeper than anyone else behind the bowl, then race through the tube. In the early ‘60s Tiger, a 5-foot-9, 150 pound, freckle […]
Winter sports stars honored
by Randy Angel Memorial services were held Tuesday for Florencio Vincente “Socko” Torres who died at his San Pedro home on Tuesday, March 30. Torres, 80, was one of the greatest athletes to attend Redondo Union High School and was an avid supporter of the school’s athletic program until the time of his death. […]
Running Registration is available for the annual Hermosa Beach 5000 to be held Sunday, April 16. The Men’s 5K race begins at 8 a.m. followed by the Women’s 5K at 8:45 a.m. The City Walk, which begins at 8:45 a.m., covers the same 3.1 mile course as the 5K at a more comfortable pace. […]