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

 Kevin Cody

AVP’s Hodell: An officer and a banker

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 […]

 Randy Angel

PV’s Eden Serena seeks spot on Philippine snowboard team

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 […]

 Randy Angel

Zukerman wins 4th straight Manhattan Beach 5K

Coach pleased with distance runner’s feat

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa seeks sixth straight Bay title

Defense key to Mustangs girls soccer team

 Paul Teetor

Redondo wins second straight tournament

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Mira Costa 2009 gridiron champs

SP Mike MillerMira 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.

 Randy Angel

The Year in Sports

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 – […]

 Randy Angel

Diamond Controversy: Baseball coach Cassidy Olson went from Mira Costa to Redondo and back

Interpretations of the hiring policy of the Redondo Beach Unified School District (RBUSD) put first-year head baseball coach Cassidy Olson in the middle of a controversy. After long-time head coach Tim Ammentorp stepped down, Olson was the popular selection for the position, endorsed by Redondo High’s Athletic Director Les Congelliere and Principal Mary Little, along […]