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April Ross

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  • Brande: Lots of action on next level

    With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
  • Ross collects honor

    April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High volleyball standout, has been named 2013 Female Beach Athlete of the Year by USA Volleyball. Ross, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist who played with three partners, played in nine domestic and...
  • Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013

    Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013
    When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat. Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
  • Pestolesi honored by Hawaii

    Tom Pestolesi, the Irvine Valley Community College men's and women's volleyball coach who formerly coached at Estancia and Newport Harbor high schools, was honored on Jan. 19 by the University of Hawaii, where he was a third-team All-American men's...
  • Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims

    Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims
    Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a man once revered at the university who is now serving what is effectively a life prison...
  • Beach Volleyball: Ross assists record

    XIAMEN, China — Costa Mesa resident April Ross and her partner, Kerri Walsh Jennings, won the Federation International de Volleyball Xiamen Grand Slam beach volleyball tournament on Sunday in China. Ross and Walsh Jennings, who breaks a tie with...
  • Gibb and Patterson upset in semifinals at AVP beach volleyball

    Gibb and Patterson upset in semifinals at AVP beach volleyball
    Top-seeded Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson, who had won four consecutive beach volleyball tournament titles, won't play for a fifth Sunday afternoon after being upset in their semifinal match, 19-21, 26-24, 15-13, by fourth-seeded Theodore Brunner and...
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are upset in AVP semifinals

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are upset in AVP semifinals
    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and partner April Ross, the top-seeded team at the AVP Championships beach volleyball tournament, were upset in the semifinals by third-seeded Lauren Fendrick and Brittany Hochevar, 21-15, 21-17, on...
  • Favorites fall in semifinals at AVP Championship at Huntington Beach

    Favorites fall in semifinals at AVP Championship at Huntington Beach
    Kerri Walsh Jennings has three Olympic gold medals and three children. She's 35 years old and has won 112 beach volleyball tournaments, tied for most in the history of the sport with her now-retired former partner Misty May-Treanor. And still a loss...
  • Beach Volleyball: Locals upset in semis

    Beach Volleyball: Locals upset in semis
    To help promote the title sponsor, players on the stadium court at the AVP Championships near the Huntington Beach Pier crammed their lengthy, sweaty bodies into small convertible smart cars that served as benches that must have lacked supreme comfort....
  • Elite handball players hit Fountain Valley

    Some of the top players from across the nation and world will be in Fountain Valley for the Simple Green U.S. Open of Handball Naty Alvarado Handball Classic. The 23rd annual event starts Thursday and runs daily through Sunday at Los Caballeros Sports...