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September 16, 2009
Misty May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High standout, is returning to the sand. May-Treanor, who has been out for a year, will reunite with longtime partner Kerri Walsh for the AVP Crocs Tour World Challenge: USA vs. Brazil, Sept. 25-27 in Glendale, Ariz. “It’s hard to believe it has been an entire year since I last played on tour,” May-Treanor said in a statement. “I’ve been working hard to get back into shape after the injury and I think it will be a lot of fun getting back on the sand and playing with Kerri in this unique event.
SPORTS
May 26, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor, who along with partner Kerri Walsh form the top-seeded women’s team, advanced to the semifinals set for today at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach volleyball tournament that began Saturday. May-Treanor and Walsh defeated No. 5-seeded Carrie Dodd and Titiana Minello, 22-20, 19-21, 17-15, in the quarterfinals Saturday night. May-Treanor and Walsh handled sisters Katie and Tracy Lindquist, 21-10, 21-10, earlier Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals.
SPORTS
By Soraya Nadia McDonald | July 19, 2007
Call it hometown, not home-court, advantage. When Misty May-Treanor plays in the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Long Beach Open this weekend, it won't be just another tournament. No, this will be the first time AVP's winningest female player will compete professionally in the town she lives in that's also home to her alma mater, Long Beach State. It's a place filled with the memories of cavorting and clowning around with her Long Beach State volleyball teammates, and it's the city where she got her first apartment.
LOCAL
July 21, 2008
Next month in Beijing, China, Misty May-Treanor hopes to experience the thrill of winning her second straight Olympic gold medal in women’s volleyball. But, on Monday, the Newport Harbor High product got a different kind of thrill. She and partner Kerri Walsh met with President George W. Bush, as they were among the attendees at a USA Olympic ceremony at the White House. May-Treanor, 31, and Walsh also defeated fellow Sailors alumna April Ross and partner Jen Boss, 21-14, 21-15, in the final of the Assn.
SPORTS
April 23, 2007
ARLINGTON, Texas — Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and partner Kerri Walsh defeated Nicole Branagh and Elaine Youngs, 21-14, 21-19, in the final Sunday to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Cuervo Gold Crown Dallas Open at the Ballpark in Arlington. The win avenged a 21-19, 21-19 loss to Branagh-Youngs in the semifinals of the season-opening Miami Open last week. Branagh and Youngs went on to win that event. May-Treanor and Walsh, who won the final seven events of the 2006 AVP season, have not gone consecutive weeks without winning an AVP tour event since 2004.
SPORTS
June 11, 2007
ATLANTA ? It was a case of some déjà vu for locals Misty May-Treanor and Jake Gibb Sunday. Top seed May-Treanor (Newport Harbor High) and Kerri Walsh continued their domination of the Assn. of Volleyball Professional Crocs Tour, winning the women's title at the Atlanta Open. It was their seventh consecutive title of the year. The defeated second seeds Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder 21-9, 21-15 in the final. With the win, May-Treanor, the winningest female beach volleyball player of al time, registered 76th title.
LOCAL
August 16, 2008
BEIJING — Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and partner Kerri Walsh, are two wins away from defending their Olympic gold medal in women’s beach volleyball. The No. 2-seeded duo, which has now won 106 straight matches and has not lost a game in the last two Olympic Games, defeated Brazilians Ana Paula Connelly and Larissa Franca, 21-18, 21-15, in a quarterfinal this morning in China. Brazil, the No. 3 seed, came together just days before the Olympics as Connelly stepped in for Juliana Silva, who had to withdraw because of an injury.
NEWS
August 20, 2008
BEIJING — Misty May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and partner Kerri Walsh captured their second straight gold medal winning their final against China Thursday morning in Beijing. May-Treanor and Walsh, playing through a steady rain, defeated Wang Jie and Tian Jia, 21-18, 21-18. In the process, May-Treanor and Walsh did not lose a single set in Beijing and extended their winning streak to 108 matches in a row. The final was played in front of a packed 12,200-seat Chaoyang Park venue.
SPORTS
September 1, 2008
MASON, Ohio — Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh had their 111-consecutive-match streak was snapped Sunday at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Crocs Cup Shootout. May-Treanor, the former Newport Harbor High star, and Walsh, the two-time Olympic gold-medal winning duo, lost to Elaine Young and Nicole Branagh, 21-19, 10-21, 25-23, in 105 minutes. May-Treanor suffered their last loss, on Aug. 19, 2007, to Branagh and Youngs. May-Treanor and Walsh beat April Ross, also a former Newport Harbor standout, and Jen Boss in the semifinals, 21-14, 23-21.
SPORTS
July 26, 2008
LONG BEACH — Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and partner Sean Rosenthal upset fellow Olympians Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers, 21-14, 21-14, Saturday to claim the men’s title at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Long Beach Open at Marina Green Park. Gibb and Rosenthal handed the reigning world champions their third loss of the season, their first in 38 matches. It was the second title of the year for Gibb and Rosenthal, who split the $25,000 winning purse. Estancia High product Matt Fuerbringer, playing with Casey Jennings, and Newport Harbor High product Ty Tramblie, paired with Mike Morrison, each finished tied for ninth, splitting $2,875.
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SPORTS
July 1, 2013
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 Ross and Walsh Jennings teaming up, but Ross had never officially confirmed it. "I'm excited to be playing with Kerri," Ross told FIVB.com. "Going towards Rio [2016 Olympics] we plan to be partners and go for Rio. We don't plan to be together until maybe September or October, just to get a little experience going into 2014.
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By Joe Haakenson, Special to the Daily Pilot | June 23, 2012
Concordia University's Master of Coaching and Athletic Administration (MCAA) department will host the California Coaches Conference this week, a five-day conference Monday through Friday focusing on "developing excellence in coaching and athletics. " Most of the conference will take place at Concordia, but some of it will be at Irvine Valley College, where the color gold will be prevalent. That's because IVC director of volleyball Tom Pestolesi will have two very gold-minded guest speakers for his course titled "Advanced theory and strategy for coaching volleyball.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | May 31, 2012
Powerful messages were delivered as each achievement was read by Mike Zimmerman and Don Grable Thursday morning at Balboa Pavilion. The one message that spoke loudest was the major impact a community can make on a child. These weren't children, mind you. But many people at the 51st Athletics Awards Breakfast have seen the maturation of the 30 student-athletes honored by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce. The coaches, teachers and parents at the breakfast helped shape the lives of the remarkable young men and women from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | May 25, 2012
Misty May-Treanor, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a former Newport Harbor High star, will be the special guest speaker at the 51st annual Athletic Awards Breakfast Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Balboa Pavilion. The awards breakfast honors the top 15 athletes from Corona del Mar High and Newport Harbor. May-Treanor is no stranger to accolades. May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh won the gold medal at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics in beach volleyball. The duo will be in the London Olympics going for an unprecedented third straight gold medal.
SPORTS
May 25, 2012
April Ross, a 2012 Olympian and former Newport Harbor star volleyball player, will appear with beach volleyball teammate Jennifer Kessy at Macy's South Coast Plaza Saturday 2 p.m. The Olympians will provide autographs and pose with fans for photos. Ralph Lauren Team USA polo shirts will be available for purchase. Ross and Kessy can sign one shirt per customer. Ross and Kessy qualified for the London Olympics earlier this month when the duo clinched the second of two American women's berths after finishing fifth in the Beijing Grand Slam event.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | April 26, 2012
In 2002, Misty May-Treanor hit the lowest point in her career. In a career filled with so many highs, there have been very few lows. When she was 24, she was down there. It didn't have so much to do with an injury or a missed opportunity. May-Treanor said her mother's death caused her great pain and challenged her love for volleyball, she revealed in an exclusive interview with the Daily Pilot Thursday afternoon. She was in Huntington Beach to promote a contest with Arnold/Brownberry/Oroweat bread.
SPORTS
April 3, 2012
Newport Beach resident Donald Sun has bought the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals beach tour and vowed to restore it to a schedule that included as many as 31 events in 2008, the Los Angeles Times has reported. Sun, 37, a graduate of University High in Irvine and UCLA, said he paid $2 million to buy the AVP from its former owner, and plans to shift its headquarters to Newport Beach. "I'm not a volleyball guru, but I understand the enthusiasm people have for volleyball," said Sun, a former executive at the Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co., whose new title is managing partner and owner of the AOS Group.
SPORTS
July 2, 2011
April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Jen Kessy posed for photos with Viking swords after winning the FIVB Grand Slam Stavanger in beach volleyball Saturday. Ross and Kessy, the No. 3 seeded team, beat the No. 13-seeded team of Sara Goller and Laura Ludwig of Germany, 21-16, 21-15, using just 40 minutes. The semifinal proved to be more of a challenge for Ross and Kessy. They dropped the first set, 27-25, to the No. 6-seeded team of Sanne Keizer and Marleen Van Iersel of the Netherlands earlier in the day. But Ross and Kessy battled back to win the next two sets, 21-11, 15-11.
SPORTS
March 5, 2011
Misty May-Treanor, the former Newport Harbor High star, and Kerri Walsh are reuniting as a team to make a run at a third straight Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball, according to a report by NBC Sports. May-Treanor met with Walsh for lunch in Manhattan Beach to let her know that she wanted to play this season, the report said. May-Treanor had said he was taking 2011 off last summer. "I'm extremely excited to partner with Kerri again, to go out and defend our Olympic gold medal and represent the United States," May-Treanor told NBC. "We feel very strongly that London will be a great Olympic Games.
LOCAL
September 29, 2009
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor, playing in her first Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tournament in more than a year, finished second with partner Kerri Walsh in the World Challenge Sunday. May-Treanor and Walsh were defeated, 21-11, 21-16, in a 43-minute title match by Brazilians Juliana Felisberta Silva and Larissa Franca. May-Treanor, who tore an Achilles tendon while practicing for an episode of “Dancing with the Stars,” in October, last played with Walsh on Sept.
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