| 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,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Beach volleyball legend Misty May-Treanor, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and a former Newport Harbor High standout, has been named a volunteer assistant coach for the USC women's sand volleyball team, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:41 PM
When April Ross walked onto the runway Sunday night, she showed swagger as she pulled out a camera to take a photo of her friends behind her, that would be Misty May-Treanor and Steve Timmons.
May-Treanor followed with a silly bit, too. She danced...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:43 PM
Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb hopes to close out a dominant season on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour, while Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product April Ross aims to strengthen a foothold on next season in the AVP Championships,...
| 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....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, has confirmed that she will team with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings before the end of the season, Ross told FIVB.com Monday.
Multiple media outlets had reported a link between...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In celebrating its 100th anniversary, the CIF Southern Section has released its 100 greatest former high school athletes selected by a committee. Each selection attended a Southern Section school. 1905_Walter Johnson, baseball, Fullerton 1915_Earl...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
There will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:15 PM
LONG BEACH — The beach volleyball community is still abuzz about the recent announcement that April Ross would replace Misty May-Treanor as the next partner for three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings.
But though Ross played a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:42 PM
LONG BEACH — It was somehow fitting that the team with the most history behind it came out on top in the inaugural final of the World Series Cup as part of the World Series of Beach Volleyball on Saturday at Marine Green Park.
This was, after all,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Sean Rosenthal seemed to cover the whole beach in the FIVB Grand Slam gold medal match in Long Beach on Saturday.
Diving digs. Tomahawk digs. Chicken-wing digs. Every time Pablo Herrera Allepuz and Adrian Gavira Collado of Spain were on the verge of...