Life Rolls On Founder Jesse Billauer just won the US Adaptive Surfing Championships in Oceanside. He will go on represent Team USA in the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championships later this year. Pictured, from left (back row): Jessica Armes, Matt Diamond and Skylar Peak, (front row): Life R…
Pepperdine Waves women’s indoor volleyball head coach Scott Wong did not have a ton of advice to give to his squad after they dropped the second set of their home matchup against the Santa Clara Broncos on Sept. 28.
In a sport primarily known for athletes making astounding moves with their feet, a play Pepperdine Waves women’s soccer standout Isabel Nelson made with her head earlier this month netted the Waves one of the biggest wins in program history and her another honor to her growing list of colleg…
Malibu High School students celebrated the annual homecoming football game with a parade of floats, performances by the school’s pep band and drum corps, an MHS dance team routine and the crowning of this year’s homecoming king and queen, Chase Kelly and Tiare O’Herlihy. The football team wa…
The Malibu High Sharks boys water polo team finished its yearly tournament on Sept. 14 with more than a pair of victories—the squad scored a feeling of togetherness.
Malibu brothers Jordan and Grant Janov just won the Lowell North Perpetual Trophy in a major regatta in San Diego earlier this month. Jordan, 13, and Grant, 16, have been competitive sailors for just a few years, considering their young ages. After a year together sailing as a team, their la…
Malibu High Sharks girls volleyball players Lucia Granados and Maya Mellberg shot off toward the edge of the court to keep the ball in play at one point during their contest against a team from Chaminade High recently. One of the Sharks knocked the ball back to their teammates and, after a f…
When the Pepperdine Waves men’s and women’s golf squads tee off their seasons this month, they will find themselves ranked amongst the top teams in college golf.
A 250-mile ocean paddle relay passed its baton through Malibu in August, involving lifeguards and junior lifeguards from more than 25 agencies. The relay ended this past weekend at El Refugio State Beach in Gaviota, after beginning at Imperial Beach, near the Mexican border, in June.
Malibu High School football players took to the gridiron last week with new coach Steve Hernandez to begin training for the upcoming fall season. This year will mark a change in the Malibu tradition, with boys playing “eight-man” football instead of the usual 11-man squad.
When members of the Malibu High Sharks girls volleyball team took the court for matches at last year’s Queen’s Court Tournament in Anaheim, the squad of mostly burgeoning volleyball players looked the part—inexperienced and unsure of themselves, especially in the midst of the numerous top Ca…
Australian Timmy Garrett has competed in endurance competitions around the globe. In stages of ultra-triathlons, the 57-year-old has run from New York’s state capital to Times Square and swam Cook Strait, the waterway that separates the North and South Islands of New Zealand.
Pepperdine Waves women’s volleyball player Hana Lishman’s journey to representing the red, white and blue on the volleyball court began over a decade ago and over 2,500 miles away.
Five days after the Pepperdine Waves beach volleyball team concluded another successful season, two members of the squad continued spiking and volleying their way to victories on the sand.
The first time DeLisha Milton-Jones stepped on a basketball court adorned in red, white and blue, she was a college hoops standout from the University of Florida grabbing boards and getting buckets for a Team USA squad in Italy.
Due to a lack of committed players, Malibu High School is moving to an eight-man football team from an 11-man team, sparking complaints from parents and students.
One Pepperdine Waves team advanced in the NCAA tournament of its sport last week, while two others fell in the NCAA tourneys of their sports.
Thanks to a mix of walked batters and stolen bases, the Malibu Little League Astros erased a four-run deficit against the visiting Santa Monica Pirates and knotted the score at six with one inning to go on May 4 at Bluffs Park.
There was senior James Havandi, arm extended above the net, slightly tipping the ball down, under the outstretched arms of a defender. There was sophomore Daniel Rafeedie diving for a ball and onto the gym’s floor and then later slicing the ball between two defenders for a point two sets lat…
Two of the top distance swimmers to come out for Malibu High in recent years will have the chance to train together in the pool next fall.
A care package of much-needed surf rescue equipment from Down Under will be delivered to a local youth lifeguard training program next month.
The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship Tournament begins on Saturday, but the Pepperdine Waves men’s volleyball team—the MPSF regular-season champions—won’t be taking the floor against an opponent.
Tom Schaar, a professional skateboarder with Malibu roots known for prominent X Game finishes and spinning his body like a top 20 feet in the air, is perhaps an ollie, kickflip or another airborne, spinning skateboarding move away from representing the red, white and blue in the 2020 Summer …
Tom Schaar joins fifteen other people for the first-ever skateboarding national team, as announced by USA Skateboarding. The group will be competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Pepperdine women’s swim and dive team player Julianna Chan swam the 100-meter individual medley race to a time of 1:00:09—exactly three-tenths of a second fast than the previous 1:00.39 university record—at the National Invitational Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 16.
Strong winds weren’t powerful enough to keep the Malibu High School girls 4x100-meter team from running a blazing time at the Marie Smith Malibu Invitational on their home track on March 16.
The first weekend of this month, a trio of Pepperdine Waves women’s volleyball players vied for a chance to serve, set and spike for the red, white and blue.
The Pepperdine Waves hosted beach volleyball teams from Long Beach State University as well as Cal State Northridge (CSUN) and Bakersfield for the annual Zuma Classic tournament on a rainy March 2 on Zuma Beach.
The City of Malibu 2019 Middle School Basketball League ended last Wednesday, Feb. 20, capping off the season with playoffs. After winning against their respective teams, the two remaining teams—coached by Doyle and Deshautelle—faced off for the title of league champions, per the city.
When he was a youth volleyball player in the Midwest, David Wieczorek dreamed of being an impact player on the Pepperdine Waves men’s volleyball team. Wieczorek, who followed his dad Al’s footsteps in the sport, heard stories about Marv Dunphy, Pepperdine’s legendary coach who retired in 201…
With recent back-to-back wins, star Pepperdine University women’s basketball player Yasmine Robinson-Bacote was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 25.
The City of Malibu worked with Malibu Little League and the Malibu High Softball Team to host a softball clinic for local girls. The clinic is part of a series of programs held to support the city’s #PlayLikeAGirlMalibu initiative to encourage girls to participate in sports.
The Malibu High School girls soccer team ended its season with senior night in late January. While they lost the game against Hueneme, 0-2, team photographer Marty King shared that “the girls really enjoyed playing together when they could.”