| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Impact players for Hinsdale Central’s volleyball team, Alex Davis and Lauren Fuller are constantly improving. The juniors are incredibly focused on their team, which made it to the regional finals in the playoffs this season. Davis and Fuller also...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:18 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Misty May-Treanor smiled after reading a name from a raffle Sunday night at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort.
Matty!" she shouted, "referring to her husband, Matt Treanor, the winner of a free manicure and pedicure during a raffle for the Heart of a...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:53 PM
When Misty May-Treanor was asked all for that she had to be thankful, the three-time Olympic gold medalist said she is grateful to be starting a family.
May-Treanor, the beach volleyball legend, said she is about three months pregnant with her first...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:47 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:15 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — The road to an Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tournament title can be strewn with challenges that may even include defeat.
To some degree, three Costa Mesa residents, including two who are seeded atop their respective...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 3:18 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:07 PM
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....