Paul Teetor

Young Mustangs play like vets against Gondoliers

Young Mustangs play like vets against Gondoliers

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 […]

 Kevin Cody

Scriven second in State cross Country meet

Scriven second in State cross Country meet

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 […]

 Paul Teetor

Sea Hawks deliver first win to new head coach Welch 

Sea Hawks deliver first win to new head coach Welch 

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 […]

 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

Costa’s ‘Slingin’ Sam shoots down ES Eagles

Costa’s ‘Slingin’ Sam shoots down ES Eagles

by Paul Teetor The rivalry game between the El Segundo and Mira Costa football teams Friday night turned into a one-sided rout quicker than you can say “Lord have mercy.” The rarely invoked mercy rule – in which the game clock does not stop for time-outs, injuries, scores, etc. — was in effect for the […]

 Ray Vidal

Reondo Sea Hawks rebound to beat Mater Dei, then Cathedral

Reondo Sea Hawks rebound to beat  Mater Dei, then Cathedral

Photos by Ray Vidal After losing the first two sets against the Mater Dei Monarchs and being down 2-9 in the third set, Redondo rallied to win the next two sets and then trounced the demoralized Monarchs 15-8 in the decisive fifth set. The two teams entered the match, before a capacity crowd at the […]

 Ray Vidal

Sea Hawks soar past Pioneers

Sea Hawks soar past Pioneers

The Redondo Beach Union High Sea Hawks dominated the Simi Valley Pioneers last Friday with a 28-12 victory in their non-league, home season opener. Redondo plays Saugus at Saugus tomorrow night. Photos by Ray Vidal 

 Kevin Cody

Team Beach Cities, Southern Section All CIF

Team Beach Cities, Southern Section All CIF

Six of this year’s 12 Southern Section All CIF volleyball players, enough to field a team, are from the Beach Cities. All CIF honors are based on the recommendations of the CIF Southern Section Volleyball Coaches Association. The Beach City honorees, announced last Thursday, are Mira Costa’s Jack Walmer (setter) and Ben Coordt (outside hitter); […]

 David Mendez

RUHS pitcher Dalquist drafted by White Sox

RUHS pitcher Dalquist drafted by White Sox

by David Mendez Redondo Union pitching standout Drew Dalquist was drafted in the third round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Chicago White Sox. Dalquist’s call to the pros caps a senior season that saw him lead the Sea Hawks Varsity Baseball team on a run into the CIF playoffs. “He’s a […]

 Kevin Cody

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel left it all on the field

Easy Reader sports editor Randy Angel left it all on the field

There’s a saying in sports about those guys who play hard, play for others, and never take a down or an inning off that also applies to how Randy lived. He left it all on the field.

 Randy Angel

Lee, Frias head list of local athletes competing for State track and field titles

Lee, Frias head list of local athletes competing for State track and field titles

by Randy Angel Redondo senior Mahkaia Lee has one last chance to leave her mark among the record books of Sea Hawk track and field history. Lee, who has the third-best mark in state long jump competition with a mark of 19 feet, 9.5 inches she set at the Trabuco Hills Invitational on March 30, […]

 Randy Angel

Mira Costa, Peninsula reach boys volleyball CIF SoCal Regional championships

Mira Costa, Peninsula reach boys volleyball CIF SoCal Regional championships

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys volleyball team has one final opportunity to defeat nemesis Newport Harbor when the two teams meet for the CIF Southern California Division 1 title at 6 p.m tonight. The host Sailors (38-1) will take on the Mustangs for the fourth this season, giving Mira Costa (25-6) one final shot […]

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