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June 18, 2011
Former Newport Harbor High stars Misty May-Treanor and April Ross collided in the women's quarterfinals of the $1 million Federation International de Volleyball Beach Volleyball Swatch World Championships on Friday at Foro Italico Sports Complex in Rome, Italy. May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh outlasted Ross and Jennifer Kessy, the defending event champions, 21-18, 18-21, 15-10, in a 46-minute match. May-Treanor had 18 kills, 11 digs and one ace serve, while Ross had 15 kills, eight digs and one ace. May-Treanor and Walsh are two-time Olympic gold medal winners who are now 7-0 against Ross-Kessy in FIVB matches.
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SPORTS
July 29, 2011
Former Newport Harbor High volleyball standout April Ross finally topped another former star with the Sailors, Misty May-Treanor, in international action. Ross and Jennifer Kessy upset May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, the two-time Olympic champions, 21-16, 21-19, in the quarterfinals of the FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam in Poland on Friday. The victory gives Ross and Kessy their first in international play against May-Treanor and Walsh, who are in their first season together since 2008.
SPORTS
June 11, 2011
Misty May-Treanor posted a video on her Facebook page for all her fans, and titled it, "Off to the Finals!" In the video, she is riding on a bus approaching Chaoyang Park in Beijing, China, site of the beach volleyball competition at the 2008 Olympics. "It's a bit of a surreal moment. It's like déjà vu," May-Treanor said in the video. "Getting ready I got goose bumps just thinking about it. Wish us luck and Kerri and I are going to play hard. " The duo that won gold in Beijing in 2008 did play hard.
SPORTS
July 16, 2011
May-Treanor, Walsh victorious in Russia Newport Harbor High alumna Misty May-Treanor and partner Kerri Walsh won gold Saturday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Moscow Grand Slam. Second-seeded May-Treanor and Walsh defeated top-seeded Juliana Felisberta and Larissa Franca of Brazil, 23-21, 21-15, in the championship match. It was the 37th World Tour title for May-Treanor and Walsh, who split $43,500 in winnings.  That number trails only Larissa and Juliana, who have 40. May-Treanor and Walsh improved to 12-6 head-to-head against their Brazilian rivals, though Larissa and Juliana had won the last three meetings, including at last month's FIVB World Championships in Rome.
SPORTS
June 19, 2010
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — April Ross and Jen Kessy won the Huntington Beach Open two weeks ago on the Assn. Volleyball of Professionals Tour. They were seeded No. 2 then and they are the second-seeded team again at the Virginia Beach Open. Ross, the former Newport Harbor High standout, and Kessy are out to prove they can be No. 1 again. They were impressive to open their competition Saturday. They won their three matches easily to remain in contention. They'll face Rachel Scott and Elaine Youngs today with a semifinal berth on the line.
SPORTS
By Jill Cowan | September 20, 2012
If Olympic beach volleyball players April Ross and Jennifer Kessy seemed right at home Wednesday afternoon as they signed autographs and posed for pictures at CdM Fitness, it's because they were. The pair have trained at the gym on East Coast Highway for about two years. The gym's owner, David Jurevich, accompanied the team to London as their trainer. And Ross and Kessy, who have spent the last month or so since the games toting around some new silver hardware, are both Orange County-bred.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | October 24, 2012
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 family to California from Tennessee because her Dad won a contest put on by AT&T. They were there to play a friendly beach volleyball match against a famous duo. "Is this a dream come true for you," the TV reporter asked Carinne, who smiled.
SPORTS
May 3, 2011
UC Irvine junior Chris Kearney is the Big West Conference Player of the Year in men's tennis and UCI's Trevor Kronemann is Coach of the Year for a second straight season. Kearney earned first-team recognition in singles and doubles, while Anteaters junior Sam Gould was a first-team honoree in singles. Senior Stephen Stege, Kearney's doubles partner, also represents UCI, the two-time conference champion, on the first team. UCI's Ryan Cheung, who along with junior Fabian Matthews earned second-team doubles recognition, is the Co-Freshman of the Year.
SPORTS
By Barry Faulkner | August 8, 2013
Technically, its borders do not reach the sand. But thanks to the achievements of Misty May-Treanor and April Ross, who both grew up there, Costa Mesa has become known as the epicenter of women's beach volleyball in the United States. May-Treanor retired from international competition after claiming her third consecutive gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London, and Ross, who won silver in London and has won a world championship, will likely contend for Olympic gold in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
SPORTS
By Steve Virgen | April 16, 2013
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King. They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history. George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor (volleyball) and Aaron Peirsol (swimming) are featured in the CIF Southern Section's "100 Athletes for 100 years," and represent the inaugural CIF Southern Section Athletes Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday. Each of the Sailors' athletes hold a special place in Newport Harbor's Long Gray Line, and went on to reach stardom in the NBA for Yardley, and with Olympic gold for May-Treanor and Peirsol.
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