Randy Angel

Redondo girls volleyball team impressive in first-round playoff win

Redondo girls volleyball team impressive in first-round playoff win

By Randy Angel Following a week with no matches, Redondo quickly shook the rust off sweeping Westlake in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. After dropping its season-opening match, Westlake entered the postseason with 33 straight wins but second seeded Redondo (33-2) easily eliminated the visiting Warriors 25-21, 25-13, 25-16. […]

 Randy Angel

Mustangs Mourn

Mustangs Mourn

Longtime Mira Costa athletic trainer Tim Cooper passes   by Randy Angel During the University of Hawaii football game at Brigham Young University last Saturday, Hawaii linebacker and Mira Costa High alumnus Jahlani Tavai wore Tim Cooper’s name on his right sleeve. “I found out just before the game that Tim had died. He was […]

 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 […]

 Randy Angel

Cross country runners prepare for Mt. SAC Invitational and Bay League final

Cross country runners prepare for Mt. SAC Invitational and Bay League final

by Randy Angel Following the first Bay League cross country meet, runners will compete in the illustrious 71st Mt. SAC Invitational this weekend in Walnut. In the Bay League Meet No. 1, Palos Verdes won the boys competition with 27 points, followed by Redondo (65) and Mira Costa and Peninsula, each who recorded 65 points […]

 Randy Angel

Palos Verdes remains unbeaten in Bay League race; three teams tied for second

Palos Verdes remains unbeaten in Bay League race; three teams tied for second

by Randy Angel Lightning storms ended many football games Friday night that were completed on Saturday and Monday but the results were what many had expected. In a battle of unbeaten Bay League teams Monday afternoon, Palos Verdes (5-3, 3-0) scored 10 straight points in the fourth quarter to defeat host Redondo 10-3. The game […]

 Randy Angel

Local teams set for girls volleyball CIF playoff runs

Local teams set for girls volleyball CIF playoff runs

by Randy Angel Girls volleyball teams kick off the fall playoff season Thursday with numerous teams from the South Bay hoping to bring home CIF championships. In the highly-competitive Division 1 playoffs, second-seeded Redondo (34-2) hosts Marmonte League champion Westlake (33-1) while Bay League runner-up and eighth-seeded Mira Costa (23-9) will travel to take on […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa gridders get back on track; Redondo, Palos Verdes to square off

Mira Costa gridders get back on track; Redondo, Palos Verdes to square off

By Randy Angel After a disappointing 42-18 loss to Bay League favorite Palos Verdes, Mira Costa’s football team regrouped to defeat Peninsula in an afternoon game on the hill. Turnovers in the second quarter proved costly for the home team as Mira Costa (3-4, 1-1) defeated Peninsula (4-3, 1-1) by the score of 49-28. Holding […]

 Randy Angel

Palos Verdes runs over Costa in football showdown; Redondo wins third straight

Palos Verdes runs over Costa in football showdown; Redondo wins third straight

By Randy Angel Following a tough non-league schedule, Palos Verdes got off to a quick start in Bay League competition by dominating Mira Costa as the Sea Kings look to win their eighth straight league title. After suffering losses to Corona del Mar (No. 2, Div. 4), Narbonne (No. 1, LA City) and Madison of […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo host girls volleyball tourney; prepares for CIF, State title runs

Redondo host girls volleyball tourney; prepares for CIF, State title runs

By Randy Angel Entering the final week of the regular season while holding the No. 1 ranking in the CIF-Southern Section poll and No. 2 in the nation, many teams could become complacent. Not Redondo. Head coach Tommy Chaffins won’t allow it. Redondo holds an impressive 21-2 season record after defeating Leuzinger 3-0 on Tuesday […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Redondo boys try to knock off PV in hunt for Bay League water polo title

Mira Costa, Redondo boys try to knock off PV in hunt for Bay League water polo title

By Randy Angel After facing each other on Wednesday, Mira Costa and Redondo will turn their attention to defeating frontrunner Palos Verdes in what has become a battle for the Bay League title. Mira Costa coach Jon Reichardt is optimistic his team will improve after being back in its own pool, spending the first part […]

 Randy Angel

Top-ranked Redondo girls defeat Mira Costa in volleyball showdown

Top-ranked Redondo girls defeat Mira Costa in volleyball showdown

By Randy Angel It took awhile to get on track, but Redondo’s girls volleyball team quickly responded defeating rival Mira Costa 3-1 in a home match. In what was the first of two meetings between the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 powers, Redondo is No. 1 while Mira Costa is No. 4, the Sea Hawks got […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Palos Verdes boys prepare for first Bay League water polo showdown

Mira Costa, Palos Verdes boys prepare for first Bay League water polo showdown

by Randy Angel In the first vital Bay League boys water polo match, Mira Costa will travel up the hill to take on Palos Verdes Thursday in what should be a close contest. Palos Verdes and Mira Costa are ranked No. 13 and 14, respectively, in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll. Mira Costa has […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo rides winning streak into Bay League action after beating West

Redondo rides winning streak into Bay League action after beating West

by Randy Angel After dropping its first three games, Redondo’s football team has rebounded, taking a two-game winning streak into Bay League competition this week. Redondo (2-3) looks to give freshman quarterback Kaden Martin more experience when the Sea Hawks host Centennial (0-5) Friday in a 7 p.m. contest. In a game pitting two Compton […]

 Randy Angel

Redondo, Mira Costa girls volleyball matchup key to a Bay League title

Redondo, Mira Costa girls volleyball matchup key to a Bay League title

by Randy Angel When the girls volleyball teams from Mira Costa and Redondo meet, it brings out a vocal, raucous crowd from both sides, and Tuesday’s matchup between the two powers will be no different. Redondo is ranked No. 2 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll behind Mater Dei, and Mira Costa holds the […]

 Randy Angel

Invitational cross country meets prepare teams for Bay League competition

by Randy Angel Local cross country teams are preparing for runs for a Bay League title by facing tough competition in various invitational meets. At the Woodbridge Invitational last weekend, Redondo’s girls team (ranked 10th in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll) finished 4th behind Vista Murrieta (No. 2, Div. 1), Southlake, TX and Great […]

1 2 3 72