| 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."
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Abby Wambach extended her world record with her 161st international goal, Sydney Leroux scored four times in the first half, and the next generation of U.S. women's soccer blended nicely with the old guard Tuesday night as the Americans thumped Mexico, 7-...
| 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 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Misty May-Treanor said it was surreal to return to Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Beach on Thursday, where she spoke to students and answered questions.
The three-time Olympic gold medalist had not been on the campus since graduating to Newport...
| 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,...
| 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....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Costa Mesa's official daily newscast celebrated its 500th show Monday.
With a snap of his fingers, "Costa Mesa Minute" host Dane Bora transformed his usual backdrop, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, into a multicolored assortment of balloons and...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Splitting her time between softball and volleyball, All-Conference athlete Summer Stitt spent the summer preparing for her final volleyball season at Lisle. Unanimously chosen as a captain, Stitt hopes her team can improve on its performance last season....