| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:47 PM
The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball Tour recognized the top performers from the 2014 season with the announcement Wednesday of its year-end award winners.
The year-end honors were awarded based on statistics, player votes and...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:55 PM
In a tournament where the athletes check in at the same table as the ticket-buying population, Ryan Doherty has trouble blending in.
At the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Championships at Huntington Beach, fans walking by Doherty's match stopped mid-...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Lauren Fendrick found out how big a star Kerri Walsh Jennings is in beach volleyball the hard way last year.
Fendrick was in the semifinals of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Championships at Huntington Beach, rolling, close to finishing off an...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:03 PM
It was a sweet ending to the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals 2014 tour for the teams of Casey Patterson and Jake Gibb of Huntington Beach, and U.S. Olympians April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings.
Before a full house and enthusiastic crowd Sunday at the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:43 PM
No. 1-seeded April Ross and Jennifer Kessy won their first match against Poland, but fell to Switzerland later Tuesday, splitting their first two pool-play volleyball matches at the FIVB Grant Slam in Long Beach.
Each team plays three pool-play...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
April Ross and Jennifer Kessy got their redemption Sunday.
After the top-ranked pairing lost in the Round of 32 at the FIVB Grand Slam of beach volleyball Thursday, they rallied from behind to win the inaugural World Series Cup in Long Beach on Sunday....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:52 PM
A TV reporter had a question prepared for Mark Burnette and each of his family members Monday morning near a volleyball net on the sand at Huntington Beach Pier.
She started with the youngest, and cutest, Burnette, Carinne, a 7-year-old who came with her...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:40 PM
It seemed inevitable their paths would cross in a meaningful way.
After all Misty May-Treanor and April Ross went to the same high school, Newport Harbor, though they graduated at different times. They grew up in the same town, played at the same gyms...
| 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
| 3:35 PM
A second chance. A lifelong dream.
Jennifer Kessy took advantage of one and made the other come to fruition.
Kessy, a Laguna Beach resident, and teammate April Ross are in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The rising duo is one of two teams...