| Jun 12, 2012
Gene Selznick, a beach volleyball player who pioneered the sport in Southern California and twice coached U.S. teams in the Olympics, died Sunday at Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 82.
His family said he had multiple health issues, including...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb have been named USA Volleyball Female and Male Athlete of the Year, respectively, in beach volleyball.
May-Treanor, 35, and partner Kerri Walsh Jennings won their third...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:09 PM
The Summer Olympics in London helped transfix the eyes of the sports world on representatives of Newport-Mesa.
No spotlight was as brilliant as that created when Misty May-Treanor and her partner met fellow Newport Harbor High alumnus April Ross and her...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:38 PM
The City of Costa Mesa will show its pride for Olympians who hail from its town.
A banner for Olympians Misty-May Treanor, April Ross and Sharon Day will be on display near City Hall during the Olympics, which begin Friday.
"Costa Mesa is proud of...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Annika Dries recorded a first Wednesday, and it's a feat she won't forget.
The Laguna Beach athlete scored her first goal in Olympic competition as the U.S. women's water polo team played Spain to a 9-9 tie. Team USA had held a 9-6 lead late in the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Misty May-Treanor, the former Newport Harbor High standout who grew up in Costa Mesa, along with Kerri Walsh Jennings opened the first round of single elimination with a resounding 21-13, 21-12 victory in 30 minutes against Marleen Van Iersel and Sanne...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:54 PM
The United States' hopes for a women's volleyball gold-medal sweep at the Olympic Games in London were thwarted Saturday, when Brazil upset Team USA, 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17, in the indoor volleyball final at Earls Court.
The Americans, ranked No. 1...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Misty May-Treanor closed out her remarkable career with a third consecutive Olympic gold medal. The former Newport Harbor High standout is also ending it by landing on the iconic cereal box, as it was announced Thursday that she is featured on a limited...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Gold medalists Misty May-Treanor, a women's beach volleyball player, and Kyla Ross, a women's gymnast, highlight two of five U.S. Olympic athletes from the recent London Games with Costa Mesa ties that the city of Costa Mesa will honor in a City Hall...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Newport Harbor High product April Ross and partner Jennifer Kessy won the women's title at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' Cincinnati Open at Washington Park on Sunday.
Ross and Kessy, who won the silver medal at the London Olympics and were the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:08 PM
If Costa Mesa were a nation, it would have placed about 63rd in the overall medal count in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Two medalists who call the city their hometown were honored at City Hall on Tuesday, along with other Olympians and coaches.