High school sports’ fall, winter, and spring seasons will be collapsed into two seasons. The first season will begin in December, when fall sports such as football and both boys and girls volleyball, will be allowed to commence practice. Competition will begin in late December or January. Spring sports, including baseball and basketball, will commence in March.
Just as Mira Costa High outfielder Petey Halpin’s name was about to be called by the Cleveland Indians, the family televison went on the fritz.
by Kimberly Dester In a dominant win on Saturday, Mira Costa High School’s girl’s soccer team took home the CIF Division 2 championship. The victory was especially rewarding for coach Patty Perkinson, who had led her team to four CIF title games over her 30-year coaching career, without a victory. The Mustangs beat Oak Hills […]
by Paul Teetor It’s a basketball debate as old as the 3-point shot itself. If your team is down by 3 points with less than a minute to play, should you shoot a 3 to tie the score and force overtime? If you miss, the game is probably over. Or should you go for a […]
The El Segundo High surf made an aggressive, but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to upset league leading Mira Costa last Wednesday at 26th Street, Costa’s home break. El Segundo Junior Grayson Daley and Freshman Aolani Barreto led their team in points. Photos by Erik Albertson
by Paul Teetor Mira Costa boys basketball Coach Neal Perlmutter stood courtside sporting a big “mission accomplished” smile while accepting congratulations for at least 10 minutes after Friday night’s second-round playoff game with Pacifica Christian of Newport Beach. “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” he said as a steady stream of fans, parents, students and […]
by Paul Teetor Mira Costa and Redondo Union will head into their Thursday night boys basketball showdown at Da Vinci High in El Segundo with even more motivation than is customary for a rivalry game. (The game is at Da Vinci because Mira Costa’s new gym is under construction). Redondo is still smarting from its […]
Costa defeats rival Sea Hawks for first time since 2012 by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa boys basketball team seized control of the race for the Bay League title Tuesday night when it beat seven-time defending Bay League champion Redondo in a 52-48, back-and-forth thriller. The win puts the Mustangs in the driver’s seat with […]
by Paul Teetor The Mira Costa boys basketball team got its Pac Shores Tournament off to a rousing start Monday night with a dramatic, two-point, come-from-behind win over Venice in the first round of pool play. Year two of Head Coach Neal Perlmutter’s rebuild of Costa’s traditionally mediocre basketball program got a jolt of rocket […]
Last Saturday, one week after finishing first and second in the Girls Division III CIF Southern Section cross country championships in Riverside, Palos Verdes High seniors Savannah Scriven and Samantha Steman finished second and sixth in the Division III State Championships in Fresno. Their times of 17:22.5 and 18.7.4 carried their team to fourth place […]
by Paul Teetor Redondo boys basketball head coach Nick Welch sounded more relieved than happy after his team opened the Ryse Williams Pac Shores Tournament Monday night with a gritty, first-round 60-50 win over South Gate South East High School. “I’m just glad it’s out of the way,” Welch said after his very first game […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]