Judy Rae

Beach sports – Seawright volleyball tradition

Beach sports – Seawright volleyball tradition

passes half century mark

 Paul Teetor

Day, Flint dominate, Budinger, Patterson break through at HB AVP

Day, Flint dominate, Budinger, Patterson break through at HB AVP

by Paul Teetor There were two very different endings Sunday afternoon for two local favorites with huge fan clubs – Sean Rosenthal of Redondo Beach and Emily Day of Torrance. After a long, grueling day of monster blocks, diving sets and laser-like kill shots in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the AVP Hermosa Open […]

 Randy Angel

Former Mira Costa star wins first AVP Tour championship in Austin, Texas

Former Mira Costa star wins first AVP Tour championship in Austin, Texas

by Randy Angel History was made on the AVP beach volleyball circuit on Sunday when Manhattan Beach’s Jace Pardon and her partner, Karissa Cook, captured their first championship. On the men’s side Taylor Crabb, of Redondo Beach, and partner Jake Gibb took the title having to win six straight matches after dropping their first match […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, paddling, rugby, swimming, volleyball and more

Rugby: Former Mira Costa rugby standout Justin Johnson won his second consecutive College Rugby National Championship as flanker and defensive captain of the Life University Running Eagles who defeated the Califor­nia Bears 29-26. Johnson has also been named to the Junior Falcons which are part of the United States national rugby team.   Baseball: Beach […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports:

Beach Cities Sports:

Beach Volleyball: Manhattan Beach’s Alix Klineman and partner April Ross won the first AVP tournament of the season as the top seeds captured the Huntington Beach Open in a thrilling 18-21, 21-12, 17-15 duel with 14th-seeded Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan. On the men’s side, top-seeded Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb (Redondo Beach) were crowned […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa girls keep their beach volleyball winning streak alive

Mira Costa girls keep their beach volleyball winning streak alive

by Randy Angel No matter what the sport, a winning streak of 98 is a tremendous accomplishment, but the girls on Mira Costa’s beach volleyball are focusing on adding one more this season. The top-seeded Mustangs continued their winning ways Saturday with wins over Chaminade, Palisades Charter and Laguna Beach to claim their seventh straight […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Sports: Basketball, golf, paddling, running, surfing, swimming and more

Track Meet: The 5th Annual Mini Mustang Youth Track Meet takes place Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Kids from kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to try out various track and field events. There will also be a free adult open mile race. Proceeds benefit the Mira Costa Track Team. Visit miracostatrack.org/mini-mustang-meet.   Flag Football: Prank […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Sports: Basketball, paddleboarding, running, sailing and more

Sailing: The Ken Hoover Memorial Regatta Carrie Series Finale takes place Saturday and Sunday at the King Harbor Yacht Club. Racing begins at approximately noon both days and will conclude between 3 and 4 p.m. Dinner tickets for racers are included in the entrance packages, while all others are invited to join us for dinner […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, swimming, yoga and more

Beach Volleyball: Prank Monkey begins its Co-Ed 4s volleyball season Tuesday, March 12. Format is best 2-out-of-3 games with six weeks of regular season play and two weeks of playoffs. Teams must have two male players and two female players per team. Registration offered as a team only. Individuals can contact smackfestevents@gmail.com or prankmonkeysports@gmail.com.   […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, yoga and more

  Running: Registration is open for the 16th Annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run and Community Walk to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, Mar. 17 in Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village. Following the 5K at 9:30 a.m. will be the kid’s Little Leprechaun Dash for Gold. All participants will receive a St. Patrick’s […]

 Brad Jacobson

Off the Couch with Olympic Gold Medalist and USC Women’s Volleyball coach Eric Fonoimoana (video)

Off the Couch with Olympic Gold Medalist and USC Women’s Volleyball coach Eric Fonoimoana (video)

In this episode we catch up with Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana in Manhattan Beach to discuss his life as a professional volleyball athlete, the olympics and life after competing. The video is hosted by Brad Jacobson of Civic Couch.

 Randy Angel

Walsh Jennings’ p1440 series concludes in Huntington Beach this weekend

Walsh Jennings’ p1440 series concludes in Huntington Beach this weekend

by Randy Angel With her eye on winning an unprecedented fourth Olympic gold medal at the 2020 games in Tokyo, Kerri Walsh Jennings’ activity on the sand court has exceeded her own personal training. Along with her husband Casey Jennings, Kerri has created the p1440 event series which wraps up its inaugural season Thursday through […]

 Randy Angel

Three new inductees to be honored at CBVA Hall of Fame ceremony

Three new inductees to be honored at CBVA Hall of Fame ceremony

by Randy Angel Three beach volleyball stars will be honored when the 27th Class is inducted into the California Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame this weekend. Jenny Johnson Jordan, Mike Lambert and Sean Scott are the newest members of the hallowed hall and will be introduced at the ceremony Saturday, Nov. 3. Happy Hour with […]

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, beach volleyball, beach tennis, yoga and more

Beach Volleyball: Mira Costa boys beach volleyball team won the IBVL Championship for the third straight year in in Santa Monica. The top-seeded Mustangs defeated rival Redondo when junior Jack Walmer and sophomore Ben Coordt defeated Redondo’s top team of Sebastian Rodriguez and Keagan Benson. Senior Thomas Kretschmer and junior Chase Coppedge prevailed in two […]

 Kevin Cody

Beach sports – 16th Street VB tourney gets serious

Beach sports – 16th Street VB tourney gets serious

Labor Day Weekend Volleyball Tournament

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