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Local surfers from the Malibu Sharks surf team earned accolades at the Oct. 30 and 31 competition at Summers / Emma Woods Beach. From Malibu Middle School: Emerson Brady, Dest Dorigny, Calvin Petkus, Stevie Clarke and Dakota Gardner. From Malibu High School: Vanessa Clarke, Allegra Barzan, W…

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Malibu Boys U19 AYSO team finished its season undefeated and now heads to Bakersfield for the Section Cup. The boys were commended for exemplary sportsmanship during the season. Pictured, from left: Coach Sid Gunasekera, Travis Kies, Cameron Burke, Maximus O’brien, Derrick Leroy, Dylan Jaujo…

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When Cara Armstrong of Simi Valley watches her 10-year-old daughter Mia surf, she is awash in admiration. Mia, who has Down syndrome, calls herself a daredevil and is living up to the label with her surfing exploits. Mia was able to stand up on a surfboard without aid during the summer and i…

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A Malibu team has just won its division in an international sailing regatta that took place in Marina del Rey last weekend. Among the five-man crew were the three Janov brothers—Jordan, Grant and Ryan—all Malibu natives.

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Terry Schroeder believed his Olympic dream was dashed when the American contingent boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan the previous year. 

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When Malibu High School basketball player Cameron Nwede first saw the horrific video of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, he was overcome with emotion.

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Distance runner Aidan Reid was racing through her senior season with the Malibu High Sharks track & field team when the season was abruptly shut down due to spread of the novel coronavirus. 

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A familiar face will pace the sidelines of the Malibu High Sharks boys basketball team next season. 

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Twelfth-graders on the Malibu High School boys soccer team celebrated senior night on Friday, Feb. 31.

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The Malibu Boys U14 All Star AYSO team headed to Bakersfield following their regional All Star championship for their age bracket, which they won on Sunday, Jan. 19, after two weekends of games.

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Malibu High School Sharks girls soccer hosted conference rivals the Fillmore Flashes on Wednesday, Jan. 22, falling in the matchup, 4-1. Sharks took home a “W” against another conference foe, Hueneme, on Friday, Jan. 24.

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Malibu Sharks boys basketball player Dean Furlong wasn’t having the swishiest of shooting nights when his dad, Malibu coach Larry Furlong, addressed him during a timeout in the final quarter in the Sharks’ Jan. 9 home contest against Santa Paula. 

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Malibu Surf Team coach John Cross (center right) accepts a check presented by Malibu Rotary Club members (from left) Steve Harwood, Carlye Rudkin and Margo Neal. The check was one of several donations made by the Rotary Club in December.

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Aiden Davis tallied nine goals in three junior varsity games this season before being promoted to the Malibu High Sharks boys soccer varsity team earlier this month.  

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The annual Malibu Half-Marathon and 5K took place at Zuma Beach last weekend on Sunday, Nov. 3, bringing hundreds of runners to compete for a good cause—proceeds went to the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu. Last year, charitable partners received $30,000 from the running event, a total race …

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Malibu High School boys water polo hosted Villanova at the MHS pool on Thursday, Oct. 24. The Sharks have one more match left this season, against Samohi on Friday, Nov. 1.

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The Malibu Seawolves swim team hosted its first home meet of the season at the Malibu pool last Saturday, Oct. 6. The Seawolves-only meet featured talented Malibu swimmers in elementary and high school.

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Malibu High School girls volleyball took on the Fillmore Flashes on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Malibu High School gym (with Fillmore hosting). Fillmore won the matchup, 3-1.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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With the start of summer on the horizon and the school year coming to a close, Malibu kids are hitting the ballfields for another season of Malibu Little League.

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One foot in front of the other continuously for more than 100 miles was all that was on Canadian Gerard Charlton’s agenda while he ran through Death Valley last October. 

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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. 

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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…

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Starting June 17, the City of Malibu Community Services Department hosts a variety of day camps for kids ages 5-13 in time for their summer break.

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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. 

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