Sports

Mustang Sailing: Playing the Wind

Each week, a group of high school students meet at the Redondo Beach yacht club, ready their boats, and set sail. Although the Mira Costa High School sailing team is not officially affiliated with Mira Costa, the students participate through independent PE. They participate in events such as races and other competitions for both their…
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Jimmy Shaw

January 11, 2015

Each week, a group of high school students meet at the Redondo Beach yacht club, ready their boats, and set sail.

Although the Mira Costa High School sailing team is not officially affiliated with Mira Costa, the students participate through independent PE. They participate in events such as races and other competitions for both their Mustang sailing team and the Redondo Harbor Youth Foundation sailing team.

Though the sport is seemingly uncommon, the team has continued to grow over the years, fostering sailing potential throughout high school. For athletes looking to break their comfort zone, the ocean awaits.

– Jimmy Shaw, Connor Layden, and Mira Laing

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From Marshall student to Marshall coach and teacher

From Marshall student to Marshall coach and teacher

Joseph Manahan loves John Marshall High School. He graduated in 1995 and has never left. Well, he did for a few years when he went to college, but in 2002, he came back to teach English, geometry, algebra, and coach the Girls' JV & Varsity volleyball teams. He...