| Jun 16, 2015
| 4:07 PM
Fresh from playing tournaments in Russia, Croatia and Norway, Nick Lucena returns to the sands of Florida this week looking to earn a ticket to Brazil -- for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Fort Lauderdale native and his partner on the AVP...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The finals of the men's and women's 55th annual Manhattan Beach Open Sunday had an Olympic touch for the fourth stop of the 2014 Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour.
The top-seeded team of Olympians April Ross of Costa Mesa and Kerri Walsh Jennings, a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:32 PM
For all their talk about being a new team and having inconsistencies, April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings are pretty good.
This year on the AVP tour, they have lost just two of 40 sets and have yet to lose a match. They've won all three AVP...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:54 PM
April Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and Newport Harbor High product, teamed with Jennifer Kessy to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' Salt Lake City beach volleyball tournament on Sunday.
The top-seeded duo of Ross and Kessy, silver medalists at...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Casey Patterson rode his bike down to the Huntington Beach Pier Tuesday morning to get in a workout.
It's a luxury the 33-year-old has, now that he's at home and has the opportunity to put in final preparations for the final Assn. of Volleyball...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:42 PM
It's been a different type of season for Rachel (Wacholder) Scott on the national Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach volleyball tour, but it will conclude this weekend for the former Laguna Beach High athlete on familiar sand.
Scott, a 1993...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The top-seeded men's and women's pro beach volleyball teams advanced to Saturday's second round of the $200,000 smart AVP Championships at Huntington Beach, the AVP Tour's 2013 season finale taking place through Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and 2008 Olympic gold medalists Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers lead a world-class field that will compete in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball on July 22-28 in Long Beach.
The 2012 London...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Jennifer Dalhausser likes to call her husband, Phil, the Tim Duncan of beach volleyball. Tall, bald and emotionless on the court.
Back when they started dating in 2010, Jennifer remembers while Phil was away competing, she would check out highlights...