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Young Sea Hawks open football season on the road at Crescenta Valley

Young Sea Hawks open football season on the road at Crescenta Valley

by Randy Angel Despite a young, inexperienced team, Redondo Union High School football coach Matt Ballard is optimistic that playing a tough non-league schedule will help prepare the Sea Hawks to make a run for the Bay League title. “We have a good bunch of kids,” Redondo coach Matt Ballard said. “We lack experience, but […]

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

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

Volleyball: Redondo Union High School begins its girls volleyball season with a home match against fellow CIF-SS Division 1 powerhouse Los Alamitos on Thursday Aug. 16 (varsity plays at approximately 6 p.m.). Registration for the USYVL’s Fall Season is open until September 1. The 8 week league in Hermosa Beach at South Park will run […]

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Lacrosse players earn All-American honors

Lacrosse players earn All-American honors

By Randy Angel Redondo Union and Palos Verdes High Schools continued to be among the top lacrosse programs in the South Bay placing a combined 10 players to All-American and Academic teams for the 2018 season. While St. Margaret’s Episcopal in San Juan Capistrano captured the LA/Orange County championship in both the boys and girls […]

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Local prep athletes honored as All-CIF selections

Local prep athletes honored as All-CIF selections

By Randy Angel West Torrance (30-3) made its first appearance in the CIF-SS softball finals in school history, building a four-run lead and held on for a 6-4 victory over Redlands East Valley for the Division 3 title. Jason Belcher was named Coach of the Year and was joined by Player of the Year senior […]

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Redondo’s Miner has goal of making National volleyball team as a setter

Redondo’s Miner has goal of making National volleyball team as a setter

by Randy Angel Making a varsity team as a freshman in any sport is not an easy task, but to become one of its top players is a rarity. Kamerynn “Kami” Miner did just that when the Redondo Union High School 15-year-old led the Sea Hawk’s girls volleyball varsity squad in kills with 347, assists […]

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Turner, Court earn medals at prestigious Cal State track & field championships

Turner, Court earn medals at prestigious Cal State track & field championships

by Randy Angel While most states have divisions in which their high school track and field stars compete for State titles, California has one winner in each event, making it the prep track and field’s most  prestigious event. Vying to earn a championship title are athletes from 4,495 high schools (3,523 public and 972 private […]

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Local pole vaulters, runners compete for State Track & Field championships

Local pole vaulters, runners compete for State Track & Field championships

by Randy Angel The Bay League will be well represented at this weekend’s State Track & Field Championships in Clovis with four individuals and one relay team competing. On the boys side, Mira Costa distance runner Xavier Court is peeking at the right time, becoming the top seed in the 3200 after setting a new […]

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Four pole vaulters among local track athletes aiming for State meet

Four pole vaulters among local track athletes aiming for State meet

by Randy Angel The Bay League has reached new heights this track and field season with four pole vaulters advancing to Saturday’s CIF Masters Meet at El Camino College. The top six finishers in each event will advance to the State Championships on Friday and Saturday, June 1-2 at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Mira […]

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Mira Costa reaches new heights on tennis court

Mira Costa reaches new heights on tennis court

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys tennis team not only claimed the Bay League crown this season, but has also advanced to the State Regional along with sending three athletes to the Individual Tournament. “This year has been a very exciting journey with many firsts,” Mira Costa coach Joe Ciasulli said. “The team, boys or […]

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Mira Costa repeats as State beach volleyball champs after 6th IBVL title

Mira Costa repeats as State beach volleyball champs after 6th  IBVL title

by Randy Angel With targets on their backs, the girls on Mira Costa’s beach volleyball teams have all felt the pressure throughout the past six years. Battling at practice to make one of three teams competing each week in the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League, the girls must not only win but impress head coach Eric […]

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Redondo girls lacrosse team wins North Division but fall to St. Margaret’s

Redondo girls lacrosse team wins North Division but fall to St. Margaret’s

By Randy Angel Redondo’s girls lacrosse program continued to show its strength winning a second consecutive North Division title before losing to Orange County representative St. Margaret’s. After winning its 10th straight Bay League championship, Redondo (18-3) began its playoff run defeating Newbury Park, Royal, Cate and Agoura, while outscoring its opponents 65-32. In the […]

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Costa wins Bay baseball title earning 6th seed; Redondo faces tough road ahead

Costa wins Bay baseball title earning 6th seed; Redondo faces tough road ahead

  By Randy Angel In a display of its potent offense and stellar pitching, Mira Costa’s baseball team won its second straight Bay League title with a victory against visiting Redondo, but it didn’t come easy. Trailing 2-0, Mira Costa erupted for four runs in the fifth inning and four in the sixth thanks to […]

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Mira Costa softball team prepares for run at CIF-SS Division 4 title

Mira Costa softball team prepares for run at CIF-SS Division 4 title

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s softball team enters today’s CIF-Southern Section Division 4 playoffs after winning a share of its second straight Bay League title. In a surprise on the final day of the regular season, Palos Verdes emerged as Bay co-champions after defeating host Peninsula 6-2 while Mira Costa forfeited its game at Redondo. […]

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Costa, Redondo track stars advance to CIF Southern Section finals

Costa, Redondo track stars advance to CIF Southern Section finals

By Randy Angel Several Bay League track and field stars, including five pole vaulters, advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division Championships, to be held Saturday at El Camino College. Redondo junior Amari Turner bounced back from a second-place finish in the pole vault at the Bay League finals becoming one of six athletes who cleared […]

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Bay League earns two of top four spots in CIF boys tennis playoffs

Bay League earns two of top four spots in CIF boys tennis playoffs

by Randy Angel Bay League champion Mira Costa earned the No. 3 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 boys tennis championship, closely followed by league runner-up Peninsula who is seeded 4th. Mira Costa (19-1) hosted Valencia in the opening round on Wednesday with the winner advancing to face the Beverly Hills-La Canada winner in […]

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