Randy Angel

Season recap: Redondo’s boys basketball team goes for local talent

Season recap: Redondo’s boys basketball team goes for local talent

By Paul Teetor The Redondo boys basketball team lost its first and only post-season game last week, an 81-60 thumping at the hands of Harvard-Westlake in the CIF Division 1 playoffs. Harvard-Westlake of Studio City, which had beaten Redondo 62-39 earlier in the regular season, was unable to pull away until the second half. Led […]

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Mira Costa hurlers lead team in quest of Bay League, CIF baseball championships

Mira Costa hurlers lead team in quest of Bay League, CIF baseball championships

By Randy Angel Loaded with experienced seniors, Mira Costa’s baseball team seeks its third consecutive Bay League title when the Mustangs kick off the 2019 campaign with tournament action this weekend “We scheduled a very difficult slate this year,” Mira Costa Keith Ramsey said. “Beginning with the Newport Elks Tourney, we will play St. John […]

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Redondo boys, girls continue quests for CIF basketball championships

Redondo boys, girls continue quests for CIF basketball championships

By Randy Angel Redondo’s girls basketball team faces an uphill challenge after dropping its first of three pool games in the newly formatted Open Division playoffs. Seeded 5th in a field of eight teams competing for the Open Division title, Redondo (23-4) suffered a 68-61 defeat to host Bishop Montgomery (22-6), the 4th-ranked team in […]

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Redondo girls face tough task with new basketball Open Division playoff format

Redondo girls face tough task with new basketball Open Division playoff format

By Randy Angel Posting an impressive 23-3 record and winning its fifth consecutive Bay League title, Redondo’s girls basketball team finds itself in a new situation heading into the postseason. After winning the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA and State Division 2 titles last season, the Sea Hawks have moved up into the elite Open […]

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Mira Costa leads area teams into girls water polo, boys and girls soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

Mira Costa leads area teams into girls water polo, boys and girls soccer playoffs [UPDATED]

By Randy Angel Despite not having great seasons on the hardwood, Mira Costa is sending its girls water polo and both soccer teams into the postseason with high expectations with the girls water polo and boys soccer teams seeded No. 2 and 3, respectively. In the Division 3 playoffs, Bay League champion Mira Costa (16-9) […]

 Paul Teetor

Redondo boys win seventh straight Bay League basketball championship

Redondo boys win seventh straight Bay League basketball championship

By Paul Teetor A star was born – for at least a day – Thursday night. It’s every end-of-the-bench scrub’s dream scenario, the fantasy that keeps them going through practice after dreary practice and endless games where they sit and watch: Come off the bench, hit the big shot, win the big game, take home […]

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Mira Costa wrestling teams prepare for tough postseason on the mat

Mira Costa wrestling teams prepare for tough postseason on the mat

by Randy Angel Mira Costa’s boys and girls wrestling teams are set to showcase their athletic ability as the postseason is underway. The Lady Mustangs have enjoyed a successful season and are led by two returning State Qualifiers in Allysa Nocum and Vivian Ramirez. The team is coming off a first-place finish at the Brea […]

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Redondo Union begins challenging baseball season with tough non-league foes

Redondo Union begins challenging baseball season with tough non-league foes

by Randy Angel After having only one senior starter in 2018, Redondo’s baseball team is loaded with talented seniors this season and will vie for a Bay League title with rival and defending champion Mira Costa. “We have a good club that is led by senior shortstop Christian Dicochea (5’11”, 170 lbs.) who will be […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, flag football, running, yoga and more

Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, flag football, running, yoga and more

  Fundraising: Redondo Union’s baseball program is hosting a blood drive for Cedars-Sinai in honor of Eric Grace, the father of two RUHS baseball players, who had a successful heart and kidney transplant in December. Held Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the mobile unit will be located behind the tennis courts […]

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Mira Costa boys, girls seeking Bay League soccer championships

Mira Costa boys, girls seeking Bay League soccer championships

By Randy Angel Entering the final week of the regular season, Mira Costa’s boys and soccer teams look ready to claim Bay League titles but it won’t come easy. Mira Costa’s girls squad has an impressive 16-3-1 record after a 3-2 victory over Palos Verdes on Tuesday. The Mustangs will face Leuzinger and Centennial before […]

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Redondo takes charge in Bay League boys basketball race, Costa tied for second

Redondo takes charge in Bay League boys basketball race, Costa tied for second

By Paul Teetor         All season long senior guard Mike Solimando’s role on the Redondo boys basketball team has been clear: be the first player off the bench, launch a couple of three-pointers to give the Sea Hawk’s offense a jolt, and head back to the bench to await his next turn on the court. […]

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Mira Costa girls defeat Redondo in first of two water polo duals

Mira Costa girls defeat Redondo in first of two water polo duals

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s girls water polo team defeated rival Redondo 6-3, scoring four goals in the third period for the win and taking sole possession of first place in the Bay League. Mira Costa is ranked No. 3 in CIF-SS Division 2 while Redondo dropped to No. 5. The teams meet again on […]

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Mira Costa boys rugby team facing a challenging season; girls program grows

Mira Costa boys rugby team facing a challenging season; girls program grows

by Randy Angel This season has been a turnaround year for Mira Costa’s boys rugby team, but not in a positive way. Playing a much tougher schedule, this season’s Mustang squad is also depleted with less than a handful of football players coming out to compete for the team. “This has been a very difficult […]

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Redondo sweeps rival Mira Costa on the hardwood

Redondo sweeps rival Mira Costa on the hardwood

By Paul Teetor   It was raining buckets outside El Segundo High School Tuesday night, but inside the classic gymnasium built in 1927 buckets were hard to come by. The result was a low-scoring, defensive struggle between the Mira Costa and Redondo boys basketball teams that ended with the Sea Hawks pulling out a 49-42 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Flag football, rugby, running, yoga and more

Beach Cities Sports: Flag football, rugby, running, yoga and more

  Rugby: The Mira Costa Lady Ruggers opened the season with three wins at View Park. Traveling with only eight players and, on occasion, playing with only five, the girls defeated Villa Park 26-7, Lakewood 19-17 and Villa Park again 19-15. The Mustangs were led by Taiana Fonua, Ashley Brownsberger, Cecelia Morris and Sophia Vaughn. […]

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