| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s summer in Chicago and you don’t have to look hard to find a good time — especially if sports are your thing. Whatever your game is, there’s an amped group of people who want to wipe out every memory of winter and play it...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:18 PM
The beach volleyball team of Zana Muno from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame and Crissy Jones from Los Alamitos has advanced to the round of 16 at the FIBA Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships in Portugal.
Muno, who will be a senior this fall at Notre Dame...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
At the Summer Olympics, spectators seem drawn to the beach volleyball courts. Outside of the Games, fans seem to find other ways to spend their time.
That's the problem the sport has in this country. But, the situation isn't hopeless and enthusiasts...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:42 PM
The 59th annual Men's Laguna Open beach volleyball tournament drew talented teams and big crowds last weekend at Main Beach.
Some of the high-level talent among the top 28-ranked teams vying for expanded prize money included 32 AAA-rated players, several...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Payton's Earl Schultz was the best player on the court during his team's quarterfinal match with Warren, which is nothing new.
Schultz, one of the better players Chicago Public Schools has produced, led Payton to three city and three sectional titles...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Lincoln-Way East had been taken to three sets only three times in 20 matches before the state semifinals.
On the final day of the state tournament, the Griffins were taken there twice.
East managed to fight off both opponents, including Warren 22-25,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Baltimore beach volleyball is a highly visible contrast to the many negatives often associated with Baltimore ("How to save Baltimore's beach volleyball," Aug. 6). In fact, an investment banker who is an avid player told me it was the main reason he chose...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
T.J. DeFalco of Huntington Beach and Louis Richard of Redondo, representing the United States, were beaten in their opening beach volleyball match on Sunday at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, losing 21-14 and 22-20.
The team of Zana Muno from...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Many of the junior beach volleyball players will have plenty of success stories to tell their schoolmates after the Dig the Beach summer tour concluded with the East Coast Beach National Championships at Pompano Beach. The most dominating performance came...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
If Southern California is the seat of beach volleyball in the U.S., then Manhattan Beach is the well-worn sweet spot of the chair.
The 55th Manhattan Beach Open takes place Thursday through Sunday near the Manhattan Beach Pier. The tournament first...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Football coaches stalk the sidelines wearing headsets. In hockey and basketball, coaches stand out in their perfectly tailored suits. Baseball managers leave the dugout to pull pitchers and badger umpires.
But in beach volleyball, you never notice the...