Smart parents know youth sports and outdoor activities keep kids mentally stimulated, physically fit and tired at bedtime. Los Angeles accommodates that need extensively, offering facilities that encourage children to build up their social skills and learn how to work in teams with sports ranging from basketball to football, soccer to swimming.
The girls volleyball team at South Pasadena High discovered 57 slashed balls at gym practice on Thursday.
Junior outside hitter Rachael Kidder had 21 kills and UCLA advanced to its first national championship match since 1991 with a sweep over Florida State in the NCAA semifinals Thursday night.
Fourth-seeded Casey Jennings and Pedro Salgado defeated top-seeded Sean Rosenthal and Jake Gibb 21-18, 21-17 to claim the men’s beach volleyball title at the Hermosa Beach Open on Sunday.
Surfing is obviously a very popular activity around here, but so is beach volleyball.