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July 10, 2006
ATLANTA ? Costa Mesa resident Mike Lambert teamed with Stein Metzger to win the AVP Atlanta Open beach volleyball tournament on Sunday. Lambert and Metzger, the No. 2 seed, defeated No. 6-seeded Dax Holdren and Sean Scott, 21-17, 18-21, 15-13, in the final. Lambert and Metzger are the only men's team to finish in the top four of all eight AVP events this season. In the women's final, top-seeded Misty May-Treaner, a Newport Harbor High product, and partner Kerri Walsh were upset by No. 2-seeded Elaine Youngs and Rachel Wacholder, 21-16, 19-21, 15-12.
LOCAL
August 5, 2009
Misty May-Treanor won’t compete in the Hermosa Beach Open, yet she’ll be playing at that beach Sunday, taking on the “Big Sand-eater.” May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High star, will team with Kerri Walsh for a television show, playing against Shaquille O’Neal. “I just now added Hermosa Beach sand to my salad. I eat sand,” O’Neal said during a news conference with May-Treanor and Walsh, according to the Los Angeles Times.
LOCAL
June 23, 2008
PARIS, France — Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh continued their pre-Olympic dominance, capturing gold at the Henkel Grand Chelem Sunday, in one of the toughest volleyball warmups for the Beijing Games this summer. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High product, was selected as the Most Outstanding Player for the women. For May-Treanor and Walsh this is their third Henkel Chelem title in four years and second consecutive title on the FIVB tour in as many attempts in 2008.
SPORTS
August 4, 2008
San Diego has been kind to Matt Fuerbringer with regard to beach volleyball. Fuerbringer, the Estancia High product, along with Casey Jennings won his second straight Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Crocs Slam San Diego title Sunday. They last won the crown in 2005, the last time the AVP Tour came through San Diego. The sixth-seeded duo defeated the top-seeded team of Nick Lucena and Ean Scott, 19-21, 21-17, 15-11, and helped provide some excitement even though the Tour’s top teams have left to play in the Olympics in Beijing, China.
SPORTS
May 10, 2008
Tramblie keeps it going CHARLESTON, S.C. — Ty Tramblie kept the good times rolling Friday in South Carolina with another upstart win, this time over No. 7-seed Jason Ring and Aaron Wachtfogel. No. 18 seed Tramblie, a Newport Harbor alumnus, and his partner Mike Morrison, defeated Ring and Wachtfogel, 21-19, 14-21, 19-17, to advance to the losers’ bracket semifinal of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Charleston double-elimination tournament in Charleston, S.C. It’s the farthest the pair have ever advanced on the tour.
NEWS
July 7, 2006
GORGEN ADDS HONOR UC Irvine pitcher Scott Gorgen was one of 16 players to be named first-team Freshman All-American by Rivals.com. Gorgen, who was the Big West Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year, led the UCI pitching staff with a 2.54 ERA while posting a 7-5 record. The right-hander struck out 87 batters in 110 innings, covering 17 starts. PARADA WITH TIMBERWOLVES Former UC Irvine men's basketball player Adam Parada is a member of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves' roster for the 2006 Toshiba Vegas Summer League.
NEWS
By: Mike Sciacca | August 26, 2005
A week after winning the Huntington Beach Open, Rachel Wacholder and Elaine Youngs fell short of claiming the title of the Assn. of Volleyball Professional's Manhattan Beach Open on Sunday. In a Women's final that was a rematch of the Aug. 21 Huntington Beach Open final, Wacholder and Youngs, seeded second in the tournament, were edged by the No. 1 team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 23-21, 22-20, 15-11, before a standing room only crowd. "It was really fun," Wacholder said.
LOCAL
By Steve Virgen | August 24, 2009
There will be plenty of time for laughter today when Misty May-Treanor is featured in a TV show with Shaquille O’Neal. But as for what the future has in store for May-Treanor, well that’s not so comical. There’s nothing for certain, the former Newport Harbor High standout is well aware of that. What’s ahead? Who knows. She’s just enjoying the present. So that means tonight she plans to sit on the couch and watch herself team up with Kerri Walsh, playing in the “Shaq Vs.” show (9 p.m., ABC)
SPORTS
August 7, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH — Kerri Walsh and Rachel Wacholder received plenty of fanfare, as the new mothers made their return to the sand Friday at the Hermosa Beach Open. But April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Jen Kessy also possessed some notoriety of their own. Ross and Kessy won the world championship in France on the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Tour July 26. The week after, Ross became engaged to Brad Keenan, also a Assn. of Vollyeball Professionals player.
SPORTS
August 15, 2009
BERLIN — Sharon Day, regarded by many as the greatest athlete from Costa Mesa High, earned the eighth spot after four events in the heptathlon at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany Saturday. Day’s highest finish came in the high jump. She cleared 1.89 meters (6.2 feet) to take second and earned 1,093 points. She finished fourth in the shot put with a mark of 13.42 meters (44.04 feet), a personal best, and garnered 755 points. She was eighth in the 200 meters, third in her heat, finishing in 25.15 seconds.
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By Steve Virgen | August 24, 2009
There will be plenty of time for laughter today when Misty May-Treanor is featured in a TV show with Shaquille O’Neal. But as for what the future has in store for May-Treanor, well that’s not so comical. There’s nothing for certain, the former Newport Harbor High standout is well aware of that. What’s ahead? Who knows. She’s just enjoying the present. So that means tonight she plans to sit on the couch and watch herself team up with Kerri Walsh, playing in the “Shaq Vs.” show (9 p.m., ABC)
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SPORTS
August 15, 2009
BERLIN — Sharon Day, regarded by many as the greatest athlete from Costa Mesa High, earned the eighth spot after four events in the heptathlon at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany Saturday. Day’s highest finish came in the high jump. She cleared 1.89 meters (6.2 feet) to take second and earned 1,093 points. She finished fourth in the shot put with a mark of 13.42 meters (44.04 feet), a personal best, and garnered 755 points. She was eighth in the 200 meters, third in her heat, finishing in 25.15 seconds.
SPORTS
August 7, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH — Kerri Walsh and Rachel Wacholder received plenty of fanfare, as the new mothers made their return to the sand Friday at the Hermosa Beach Open. But April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Jen Kessy also possessed some notoriety of their own. Ross and Kessy won the world championship in France on the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Tour July 26. The week after, Ross became engaged to Brad Keenan, also a Assn. of Vollyeball Professionals player.
LOCAL
August 5, 2009
Misty May-Treanor won’t compete in the Hermosa Beach Open, yet she’ll be playing at that beach Sunday, taking on the “Big Sand-eater.” May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High star, will team with Kerri Walsh for a television show, playing against Shaquille O’Neal. “I just now added Hermosa Beach sand to my salad. I eat sand,” O’Neal said during a news conference with May-Treanor and Walsh, according to the Los Angeles Times.
SPORTS
August 4, 2008
San Diego has been kind to Matt Fuerbringer with regard to beach volleyball. Fuerbringer, the Estancia High product, along with Casey Jennings won his second straight Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Crocs Slam San Diego title Sunday. They last won the crown in 2005, the last time the AVP Tour came through San Diego. The sixth-seeded duo defeated the top-seeded team of Nick Lucena and Ean Scott, 19-21, 21-17, 15-11, and helped provide some excitement even though the Tour’s top teams have left to play in the Olympics in Beijing, China.
LOCAL
June 23, 2008
PARIS, France — Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh continued their pre-Olympic dominance, capturing gold at the Henkel Grand Chelem Sunday, in one of the toughest volleyball warmups for the Beijing Games this summer. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High product, was selected as the Most Outstanding Player for the women. For May-Treanor and Walsh this is their third Henkel Chelem title in four years and second consecutive title on the FIVB tour in as many attempts in 2008.
SPORTS
May 10, 2008
Tramblie keeps it going CHARLESTON, S.C. — Ty Tramblie kept the good times rolling Friday in South Carolina with another upstart win, this time over No. 7-seed Jason Ring and Aaron Wachtfogel. No. 18 seed Tramblie, a Newport Harbor alumnus, and his partner Mike Morrison, defeated Ring and Wachtfogel, 21-19, 14-21, 19-17, to advance to the losers’ bracket semifinal of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Charleston double-elimination tournament in Charleston, S.C. It’s the farthest the pair have ever advanced on the tour.
LOCAL
By Soraya Nadia McDonald | May 4, 2008
For a video of the women's final, click here. HUNTINGTON BEACH — Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh still own the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Huntington Beach Open, even if the last point of this year’s sweep was briefly and hotly contested. May-Treanor and Walsh defeated Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder, 21-17, 22-20 Saturday afternoon at the tournament where their partnership began five years ago. They’ve won it together five times, the most of any single location for the duo. Wacholder tried to dispute a lift call that ended a rally and the match as she and Turner fought to force a Game 3. With the score 21-20, Wacholder had a low dig on the right side, and Turner bumped the ball over the net. May-Treanor answered, but the play was blown dead when the official called the lift on Wacholder’s dig. “You’re not really allowed to open-hand and kind of scoop [the ball]
SPORTS
July 10, 2006
ATLANTA ? Costa Mesa resident Mike Lambert teamed with Stein Metzger to win the AVP Atlanta Open beach volleyball tournament on Sunday. Lambert and Metzger, the No. 2 seed, defeated No. 6-seeded Dax Holdren and Sean Scott, 21-17, 18-21, 15-13, in the final. Lambert and Metzger are the only men's team to finish in the top four of all eight AVP events this season. In the women's final, top-seeded Misty May-Treaner, a Newport Harbor High product, and partner Kerri Walsh were upset by No. 2-seeded Elaine Youngs and Rachel Wacholder, 21-16, 19-21, 15-12.
NEWS
July 7, 2006
GORGEN ADDS HONOR UC Irvine pitcher Scott Gorgen was one of 16 players to be named first-team Freshman All-American by Rivals.com. Gorgen, who was the Big West Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year, led the UCI pitching staff with a 2.54 ERA while posting a 7-5 record. The right-hander struck out 87 batters in 110 innings, covering 17 starts. PARADA WITH TIMBERWOLVES Former UC Irvine men's basketball player Adam Parada is a member of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves' roster for the 2006 Toshiba Vegas Summer League.
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