| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Dianne DeNecochea, a 45-year-old professional beach volleyball player, said Saturday at the AVP Championships in Huntington Beach that she believes three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings will be sending a positive message for female...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The top-seeded men's and women's pro beach volleyball teams advanced to Saturday's second round of the $200,000 smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach, the AVP Tour's 2013 season finale taking place through Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Jen Kessy, a 36-year-old from San Juan Capistrano, was one of the happiest athletes in the world a year ago. She was an Olympic beach volleyball silver medalist with partner April Ross and no one was happier than her sports-crazy father Ron Kessy....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:42 PM
It's been a different type of season for Rachel (Wacholder) Scott on the national Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach volleyball tour, but it will conclude this weekend for the former Laguna Beach High athlete on familiar sand.
Scott, a 1993...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Casey Patterson rode his bike down to the Huntington Beach Pier Tuesday morning to get in a workout.
It's a luxury the 33-year-old has, now that he's at home and has the opportunity to put in final preparations for the final Assn. of Volleyball...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:09 PM
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,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Ian Cairns of Laguna Beach is leading the first PacSun USA Longboard Team in competition as its head coach this week at the ISA World Longboard Championships at Huanchaco, Peru.
The team consists of returning ISA World Team members Tony Silvagni...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:15 PM
One week after winning the prestigious Manhattan Beach Open, Whitney Pavlik (Laguna Beach) and partner Kerri Walsh Jennings (Manhattan Beach) just missed out on capturing another title on the 2013 Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Gina Taglieri, who prepped at Huntington Beach High and is now at junior at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., has been selected as the Empire 8 Conference Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week.
Taglieri, a midfielder, scored three...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:54 PM
April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product, teamed with Jennifer Kessy to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' Salt Lake City beach volleyball tournament on Sunday.
The top-seeded duo of Ross and Kessy, silver medalists at...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:23 PM
Misty May-Treanor stands with her hands on her hips in a bikini with also her game-face on in a poster ad created to help the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball program.
In the background, April Ross stands in the same pose, also wearing a bikini....