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 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 […]

 Paul Teetor

First half momentum propels Mustangs past Sea Hawks

First half momentum propels Mustangs past Sea Hawks

Whitney, Southey connect for three TDs  by Paul Teetor It was only a 3-yard pass, but rarely has a single play had such a huge impact on a rivalry game. After the Mira Costa and Redondo football teams fought and scrapped their way to a 7-7 tie shortly before halftime Friday night, the Mustangs got […]

 Paul Teetor

Mustang, Sea Hawk victories ramp up rivalry tensions

Mustang, Sea Hawk victories ramp up rivalry tensions

  by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa and Redondo football teams both won last Friday night to set up their annual end-of-the-season rivalry game as a battle for second place in the Bay League and all the playoff seeding advantages that go with it. There is even a remote chance that the winner will share […]

 Paul Teetor

Mira Costa, Redondo rival for second, playoff seeding

Mira Costa, Redondo rival for second, playoff seeding

by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa vs. Redondo rivalry football game is always a high point of the regular season, regardless of the teams’ records. But this year the Nov. 1 game at Costa is shaping up as an even bigger deal than usual. It looks like it will be a battle for second place […]

 Paul Teetor

Mustangs hold off relentless Panthers

Mustangs hold off relentless Panthers

by Paul Teetor Mira Costa won a wild 35-27 shoot-out with Peninsula Friday night, but had to survive an epic 21-point Peninsula comeback, a 20-minute blackout and a last-second on-side kick that could have given the Panthers one last chance to send the game into overtime. “What a great game!” said a happy and relieved […]

 Kevin Cody

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 

Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves 

    The 15th Annual Jimmy Miller Memorial Surf Fiesta, on Sunday at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach, drew over 180 surfers for a team surf contest in small, family-friendly waves. Funds from entry fees, T-shirts, raffles, and a silent auction will go to JMMF ocean therapy programs. Sub Bum Best Performance by a Family […]

 Ryan McDonald

Charity volleyball tourney tries for silence on sand

Charity volleyball tourney tries for silence on sand

Players assemble in Hermosa Beach for last year’s Volley4Sound charity tournament. This year’s event will take place Oct. 19. Photo courtesy Volley4Sound   by Ryan McDonald Last year, Kelsey Brandin bought earplugs for the first time in her life. Brandin, who is hearing impaired, normally had little need for them. She wanted to make sure […]