| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Costa Mesa resident April Ross has been named 2014 Female Beach Player of the Year by USA Volleyball.
Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, played her first full season with Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014, dominating the Assn. of Volleyball...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:01 PM
The key looped through the chain April Ross wore around her neck didn't seem special, maybe for her locker or front door, until a closer examination showed the word "dream" etched onto it.
Kerri Walsh Jennings, Ross' partner at Huntington Beach in the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:24 PM
A long line of people waited with the hopes of taking a photo with their favorite volleyball legend Wednesday night.
Misty May-Treanor smiled for each one, provided her autograph and offered words of encouragement for young athletes. Everyone felt great...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:24 PM
It wasn't so much that Carolyn Bockrath needed a challenge. It was more about wanting it.
Fresh off a stellar senior year with Newport Harbor High, Bockrath went to West Point. Just before joining the Army women's volleyball team for practices, the...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
•Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Costa Mesa residents Jake Gibb and April Ross will attempt to regain their dominance on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour when it begins its seven-event schedule in May.
Gibb, with partner Casey Patterson, won four of seven AVP men's events...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Maksim Chmerkovskiy says he's hanging up his "Dancing With the Stars" shoes.
The widely proclaimed "bad boy of ballroom" (though he believes that moniker makes no sense) and most recent "DWTS" champ made the announcement Tuesday on "The View."
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Misty May-Treanor smiles when she says the name of her newborn baby girl, Malia. The Hawaiian name means "calm and peaceful."
Baby Malia, born June 3, did remain calm with her father, Matt Treanor, as they watched Mom being honored along with nine other...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Don Miyada remembers the classes he took, the carefree days with his high school classmates and the building excitement as graduation day approached.
But that moment never arrived.
A month before he was to put on his cap and gown and march with the...