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Beach Volleyball

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  • Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal

    Beach volleyball event in Long Beach aims to broaden sport's appeal
    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...
  • Beach Volleyball: Laguna Open a hit once again

    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...
  • Briefs: Splashball at HB High

    Splashball at HB High Huntington Beach Water Polo Club is accepting registration for its 12-week Splashball program. The program is open to youth ages six to 14 and will be conducted at the Huntington Beach High pool. The cost is $175 per player and...
  • AVP dates set

    The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals, the premiere domestic professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., announced Monday its 2014 schedule. The seven-tournament tour starts in May and runs through September culminating with the AVP Championships...
  • Laguna goes for the sand

    Laguna goes for the sand
    It was just a matter of time before Laguna Beach High, a school steeped in a rich volleyball tradition, tried its hand in the sand. For the first time, the school is fielding a girls' sand volleyball team. The Breakers are in their second week of...
  • Briefs: Physicals offered

    South Coast Medical Group will offer sports physicals to incoming Laguna Beach High athletes for the 2014-15 school year from 3 to 4:30 p.m. both June 3 and June 4 at the school. Students who plan on participating in Laguna Beach High athletics are...
  • Go away with Sean Rosenthal

    Go away with Sean Rosenthal
    Beach volleyball player Sean Rosenthal has played in two Olympics so far and, if he gets his wish, he'll be competing at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, too. "I hope to make the U.S. squad for a variety of reasons," says the 33-year-old athlete,...
  • Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball

    Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball
    Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it. Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
  • Kings-Ducks outdoor game draws raves from north of the border

    Kings-Ducks outdoor game draws raves from north of the border
    Lessons learned Saturday from the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Kings at Dodger Stadium: -- It's possible to play an NHL game outdoors in Southern California without the ice turning into a swimming pool. -- The Kings, who have struggled to score goals...
  • Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?

    Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?
    If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few. The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
  • Area's volleyball community to raise money for lymphoma-stricken friend

    Area's volleyball community to raise money for lymphoma-stricken friend
    This all started with a cough. Bill Porter said his son, Kyle, had a persistent cough. So they went to an urgent care clinic. Tests showed there was a chance he could have asthma but nothing more. Weeks passed and Kyle Porter didn't look like himself....