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Beach Cities Sports: Beach volleyball, running, swimming, yoga and more

Beach Volleyball: Prank Monkey begins its Co-Ed 4s volleyball season Tuesday, March 12. Format is best 2-out-of-3 games with six weeks of regular season play and two weeks of playoffs. Teams must have two male players and two female players per team. Registration offered as a team only. Individuals can contact smackfestevents@gmail.com or prankmonkeysports@gmail.com.   […]

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Mira Costa, Redondo preparing for runs at Bay, CIF track and field titles

Mira Costa, Redondo preparing for runs at Bay, CIF track and field titles

by Randy Angel Local track teams are off and running in various meets as they prepare for stiff Bay League competition. Athletes from Redondo and Mira Costa are taking part in a variety of competitions in preparation for the Redondo Nike Track Festival. The Distance Carnival will take place Friday, Mar. 8 followed by the […]

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

  Running: Registration is open for the 16th Annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run and Community Walk to be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, Mar. 17 in Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village. Following the 5K at 9:30 a.m. will be the kid’s Little Leprechaun Dash for Gold. All participants will receive a St. Patrick’s […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, running, yoga and more

Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, running, yoga and more

Paddleboarding: The Lanakila Classic will take place Saturday at Seaside Lagoon. The ocean race features outriggers, surfskis, SUP, paddleboards including a 1000-meter kids course, 5-mile short course and 9-mile long course. A free Lanakila Classic hat for the first 100 registrants. An L&L Hawaiian Barbecue plate lunch included with registration fee. To register, visit paddleguru.com. […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Paddleboarding, running, yoga and more

Fundraising: Former El Segundo softball standout Shannon Brooker, now a senior at Boston University, will be running in the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, Apr. 15. She will be sponsored by the Martin Richard Foundation, which was founded by the parents of Martin Richard, an 8-year-old boy who lost his life during the 2013 Boston […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Beach tennis, fundraising, running, swimming and more

Swimming: The South Bay Swim Team Junior Guard Prep Clinic will hold one-week sessions (February 11-15) from 5-5:45.p.m. and 5:45-6:30 p.m. Arrive 15 minutes early the first day for orientation. Clinics take place at the heated Hawthorne Pool, 12501 S. Inglewood Ave. and costs $85 payable via online registration. Instructed by Steve Hyde, South Bay […]

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Rain fails to dampen runners spirit in annual Super Bowl 10K/5K races

Rain fails to dampen runners spirit in annual Super Bowl 10K/5K races

By Randy Angel On-and-off rain showers failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of runners who hit the wet roads in Redondo Beach for the 41st edition of the Super Bowl 10K/5K race Sunday morning. Omar Gonzalez, 27, of Los Angeles was the big winner of the day, capturing the 10K race with a time […]

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

Ultraman Extreme: Jack Nunn, a 36-year-old athlete from Manhattan Beach resident will be competing in the Ultraman Extreme endurance race in Orlando, Florida from February 15-17th. The 3-day athletic endeavor tests an athlete’s physical and mental limits, covering a total distance of 321.6 miles around central Florida. Each participant completes a 6.2 mile (10K) open […]

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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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2018 Year in Review: Beach Sports

2018 Year in Review:  Beach Sports

Making every minute count by Randy Angel Volleyball players from youth to collegiate to the professional level come from around the world to the South Bay to take advantage of the mild weather and deep sand. The biggest story of the 2018 year came from three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings who, along with […]

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Redondo’s Kirsten Leetch runs to USATF National Cross Country Championship

Redondo’s Kirsten Leetch runs to USATF National Cross Country Championship

by Randy Angel Redondo Beach’s Kirsten Leetch capped off a productive year of running, winning a National Championship in the USATF Club Cross Country Nationals on Saturday. Her first place finish paced her team, The Janes Elite Racing, to a 1-2-3 finish and team title in 23 degree weather at Plantes Ferry Sports Complex in […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, volleyball, yoga and more

Running: The annual winter Manhattan Beach Glowtide 5K will take place Saturday, Dec. 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The race begins and ends under the Holiday lights of the Manhattan Beach Pier. Participants receive glow necklaces and Beachy T-shirts. Unique wooly hats are awarded to the top 5 finishers. Following the 5K will be the […]

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

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

  Football: Thor K. Reneau, a junior defensive end at Redondo Union High School has been selected to participate in the 2019 National Combine at the All-American Bowl from Jan. 3 – 5, 2019. The event will be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.   Tennis: The 3rd Annual Mason Zisette Memorial Cup […]

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Mira Costa girls place 3rd in Division 1 State cross country championships

Mira Costa girls place 3rd in Division 1 State cross country championships

by Randy Angel Competing in the highly competitive CIF-Southern Section Division 1, Mira Costa’s girls cross country team finished the season with a 3rd-place finish at the State Championships held at Woodward Park in Fresno. The team was ranked fourth entering the State Championship so a 3rd-place finish was quite an accomplishment according to Mira […]