| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:27 PM
KLAGENFURT, Austria — The top-seed duo of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings were upset in the round of 16 on Friday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Klagenfurt Grand Slam beach tournament.
Ross, a Costa Mesa resident who starred...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Game, set, gold.
The United States swept the men's and women's titles Sunday at the Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach.
Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal defended their 2013 title, outlasting Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek of...
| 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 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Costa Mesa residents Jake Gibb and April Ross will attempt to regain their dominance on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour when it begins its seven-event schedule in May.
Gibb, with partner Casey Patterson, won four of seven AVP men's events...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 24, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, who won their third straight Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball at last summer's London Games, have been named 2012 Sportswomen of the Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council.
The duo, considered the...