Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, tennis, volleyball and more
Beach Volleyball: CBVA Men’s and Women’s Open tournaments will be held Saturday and Sunday, respectively at Marine Street in Manhattan. Contact Chad Mowrey, firstname.lastname@example.org, (310) 351-2207. Also on Sunday, the Men’s A, Unrated and Coed B tournaments take place at Rosecrans Ave. Contact Kurt Peters email@example.com. (310) 922-6297.
On Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Marine Street, the MB Surf Volleyball tournament for boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U age groups takes place. Contact Tim Walmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, (310) 795-5318. Visit CBVA.com to register.
Tennis: The 51st Annual Manhattan Beach Open Tennis Tournament presented by Audi Pacific, will be held July 26-29 at Live Oak Park and Mira Costa High School from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Open to players 16 and over, the single elimination tournament features Men’s and Women’s Open, Singles and Doubles Divisions to Amateur Divisions. Prizes and trophies awarded to all division winners. All entries include lunch, T-shirt and swag bag. citymb.info.
Basketball: Dave Miller, Emmy Award winning NBA analyst, will be hosting his 21st annual MVPCamp.com summer basketball camps at Aviation Sports Complex in Redondo Beach. Session III is a coed camp and will held July 30-Aug. 3. The camps is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and open to boys and girls ages 5 to 14. Brochures available by calling (424) 200-0697 or print an application form from the website mvpcamp.com.
Volleyball: National High School Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins is having a new series of boys and girls volleyball clinics for players in 3rd through 8th grade starting Monday, July 23rd thru Aug. 9th. All clinics begin at 6:30 p.m. and are held at Redondo Union High School. For more information, please go to tommychaffinsvballclinics.com.
Sports Camps: Founded in 1972, Peninsula Sports Camps is offering camps for boys and girls ages 5-14. Run by Tom Maier, one of the South Bay’s most prominent basketball coaches with over 700 wins and 4 CIF titles, the camp includes fundamentals, games (everyone plays), guest speakers, camp T-shirt, awards and contests. Camps run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m .- 4 p.m. or 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. featuring basketball (July 30 – Aug. 3), and soccer (July 30 – Aug. 3). Fees: $270 full day, $150 ½ day. Camps are held at Palos Verdes High School, 600 Cloyden Rd., Palos Verdes Estates. For more information, call Maier at (310) 213-5433 or visit peninsulasportscamps.com.
Baseball: Beach City Baseball & Softball Academy will offer four weeks of camps during July and August. Open to boys and girls ages 5-12, the baseball and softball camps will focus on drills that will improve fundamentals of: hitting, outfield, infield, base running, sliding, and more. The El Segundo Camp (430 E. Grand Ave., El Segundo) will be held Aug. 13 – 17. The West Torrance Camp (5417 Halison St., Torrance) runs from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. July 30 – Aug. 3. Tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations.
by Randy Angel