| 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 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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Three players headed to UCLA are still alive and will meet in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Portugal.
Zana Muno of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, committed to UCLA, and her partner Crissy Jones, a Los Alamitos...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:21 PM
KLAGENFURT, Austria — Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and his partner, Casey Patterson from Huntington Beach, were eliminated in the round of 16 on Saturday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Grand Slam beach volleyball tournament.
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:55 PM
LONG BEACH — They're the best in the world, they are no longer "slumping," and the bad news for the competition is, it appears they are only going to get better.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and Costa Mesa resident April...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Game, set, gold.
The United States swept the men's and women's titles Sunday at the Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach.
Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal defended their 2013 title, outlasting Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek of...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...