| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:38 PM
After a ninth-place finish in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships, Kirby Burnham didn't want to sit around and sulk in disappointment.
She didn't even want to take a tour of Myslowice, Poland. Burnham, the former Newport Harbor High...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The field is set for Saturday's Men's Laguna Open beach volleyball tournament.
The 58th annual event, billed as the second-oldest tournament in the U.S., features 24 two-man teams that will contend for $2,000 in cash and prizes including the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 PM
But for eight words, Matt Fuerbringer might be a high school basketball coach somewhere, telling stories of a modest college career followed by a brief professional foray overseas.
But those eight words, a recruiting pitch by Tom Pestolesi at Estancia...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Will Montgomery and Tri Bourne earned the Men's Laguna Open title Saturday.
The pair won the championship by defeating Andy McGuire and Joey Dykstra in the final of the 58th annual event at Main Beach. The event offered $2,000 in cash and prizes....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Kerri Walsh Jennings made her decision to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics between being dropped off at Heathrow Airport and boarding her flight late last summer.
She had just finished winning an unprecedented third straight Olympic gold medal in...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Multiple media outlets have reported that April Ross, a Newport Harbor High product who won a silver medal in beach volleyball at the 2012 Olympics in London, will partner with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings for most of the 2013...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:05 PM
LONG BEACH — A two-time cancer survivor who never played indoor volleyball, Jake Gibb is used to having something to overcome. And despite finishing No. 1 in the world on the Federation Internationale de Volleyball beach tour in 2012, a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:08 AM
LONG BEACH –— Network television cameras will still capture images of April Ross this weekend at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Series of Beach Volleyball at Marine Green Park. But it won't be in the more prestigious Grand...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:07 PM
LONG BEACH — The next great American men's beach volleyball rivalry is still in its early stages, but the semifinal matchup between Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and partner Casey Patterson against 2008 Olympic gold medalist Phil Dalhausser and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Technically, its borders do not reach the sand. But thanks to the achievements of Misty May-Treanor and April Ross, who both grew up there, Costa Mesa has become known as the epicenter of women's beach volleyball in the United States.
| 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....