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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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Athletes prepare for stiff competition in CIF track and field meets

Athletes prepare for stiff competition in CIF track and field meets

By Randy Angel With the pole resting on her shoulder, Mira Costa’s Brigette Grau focused on the highly-raised bar as she prepared to sprint down the runway. The junior had cleared 12 feet nine times before in various pole vault competitions, including a winning mark of 12 foot, 7 inches to win the Woodbridge Invitational […]

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Mira Costa captures Bay League boys volleyball crown [UPDATED]

By Randy Angel High School volleyball continues to thrive in the South Bay with five teams making the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. The Bay League will be represented with three teams including Mira Costa, Redondo and Palos Verdes. They will be joined by South Torrance and El Segundo as they attempt to get […]

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Mira Costa’s girls IBVL program continues to dominate on the sand

Mira Costa’s girls IBVL program continues to dominate on the sand

by Randy Angel It is uncommon for an elite athlete in any professional sport to become an equally successful coach, particularly at the high school level. But for Manhattan Beach native and former beach volleyball standout Eric Fonoimoana, his coaching of the next generation of standouts has been even more impressive. A gold medal winner […]

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Mira Costa softball team alone in first

Mira Costa softball team alone in first

By Randy Angel Mira Costa’s bats exploded Tuesday allowing the Mustangs to take sole possession of first place with a 12-2 victory over second-place Palos Verdes as the team celebrated Senior Night at Marine Field. The team has five seniors. Palos Verdes jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first. But the Mustangs shutout […]

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Baseball teams prepare for Bay League, CIF playoff runs

Baseball teams prepare for Bay League, CIF playoff runs

by Randy Angel With the regular season in its final week, Mira Costa’s and Redondo’s baseball teams are battling for position to gain an edge in the upcoming CIF-Southern Section playoffs. Entering the week, the Mustang and Sea Hawk baseball squads were tied for first place with 6-0 records and are looking to their home-and-away […]

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Redondo girls lacrosse enjoys comeback victory over PV

Redondo girls lacrosse enjoys comeback victory over PV

by Randy Angel It didn’t come easy, but Redondo secured a tie for its 10th straight Bay League girls lacrosse championship with a dramatic 13-12 come-from-behind victory over Palos Verdes. “In one of the most thrilling games in their long rivalry, Redondo and Palos Verdes played an intense game that their fans will not forget […]

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Court rules two state distance runs with third record in sight

Court rules two state distance runs with third record in sight

By Randy Angel Showing constant improvement and desire, Mira Costa distance runner Xavier Court is making the most of his senior year. During last fall’s cross country competition, Court won the Bay League title and then ran a 15 minute, 19 second race to place 6th at the Division 1 State Championships and he continues […]

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Mira Costa ruggers gain valuable experience vs. International teams

Mira Costa ruggers gain valuable experience vs. International teams

by Randy Angel Despite the largely unprotected, physical contact, rugby squads continue to redefine the word   “sportsmanship,” sharing meals and exchanging T-shirts and hats after matches. Mira Costa’s rugby program has thrived under coach Duke Dulgarian. While their official high school season runs from December through February, the Mustangs continue competing in the 7’s version […]

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Mira Costa boys excel at South Bay Championships

Mira Costa boys excel at South Bay Championships

by Randy Angel In preparation for the Mt. SAC Relays and Bay League track and field championships, Mira Costa’s boys squad proved its strength by winning the South Bay Championships held at El Camino College on Saturday. The Mustangs had seven top three finishes in their respective competitions, including champions Xavier Court (800), Billy Atkinson […]

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Mira Costa baseball team goes undefeated at Righetti Classic

Mira Costa baseball team goes undefeated at Righetti Classic

By Randy Angel Following an upset loss at Gahr, Mira Costa’s baseball team quickly rebounded to win the Righetti Classic improving its record at 14-1. Ranked No. 8 in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 poll, Mira Costa beat Foothill 7-5 in the finals capitalizing on starting pitcher Nick Solan’s 6 ⅔ innings and Parker MacDonald’s […]

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