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April 12, 2008
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh cruised through the first day of competition at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals season opener Friday in Miami. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor alum, and Walsh beat Brooke Langston and Julie Romias, 21-14, 21-11. Jake Gibb of Costa Mesa and Sean Rosenthal defeated Russ Marchewka of Costa Mesa and Mike Placek, 21-15, 21-13. Marchewka and Placek will continue playing in the losers’ bracker today. Estancia grad Matt Fuerbringer and Casey Jennings defeated Joe Cash and Justin Phipps 21-12, 21-13.
NEWS
August 22, 2002
Semi-professional and amateur volleyball players will be on the beach Saturday setting, jumping and blocking in the AVPNext Men's/Women's 2's and Co-ed 2's Beach Volleyball Tournament at Corona del Mar State Beach off Ocean Boulevard. Players can compete in four divisions -- "AA," "A," "B," or "unrated," as tournament play begins at 10 a.m. Signups start at 9:15 a.m. Cost is $30 per team, and each player must be a member of AVPNext. Nonmembers can pay $10 for the annual AVPNext membership at the tournament.
SPORTS
October 18, 2007
Top Assn. of Volleyball Professionals women’s team Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh will be among the athletes being honored tonight at the AVP’s awards banquet for the 2007 season. Awards, voted on by the players, will be given for best offensive player, best defensive player, rookie of the year, most improved player, most valuable player, and team of the year. The top men’s team of Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers will also be in attendance. Currently, May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High product, and Walsh and Dalhausser and Rogers have the lead in securing the No. 1 spot on the women’s and men’s teams which will represent the U.S. at the Beijing Olympics.
NEWS
June 20, 2008
PARIS ? Top-seeded and three-time defending champion Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh are among eight women?s teams remaining at the Swatch Federation Internationale de Volleyball world tour event that began Friday in France. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High graduate, and Walsh will meet Newport Harbor alumnus April Ross and her partner, Jen Boss, in today?s morning quarterfinal. Ross-Boss, the No. 7 seed, defeated Tasmin Barnett and Natalie Cook of Australia, 24-22, 21-16, on Friday.
FEATURES
March 12, 2008
Corona del Mar High will honor former Sea Kings volleyball standout Brian Lewis today with a ceremony to retire his jersey. Lewis, who played varsity on the 1985 and 1986 CdM teams, helped lead the Sea Kings to a CIF section championship in 1985, then played on the national junior college championship teams at Orange Coast in 1987 and 1988. He was the state’s player of the year both years. Lewis, a Daily Pilot Sports Hall of Famer, ended a 16-year career with the Assn.
SPORTS
June 24, 2007
PARIS — Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh had no problem defeating 2000 Olympic champions Tamsin Barnett and Natalie Cook Saturday, blowing past the pair 21-15, 21-15 in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball's Henkel Grand Chelem Saturday. The 2004 Olympic gold medalists then moved on to defeat American Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tourmates Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder 21-16, 21-12 to advance to the women's final today. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor product, and Walsh, will play Jia Tian and Jie Wang of China today for the gold medal and the $43,000 first-place prize.
SPORTS
July 29, 2007
GSTAAD, Switzerland — Now that they've won their third straight Fédération Internationale de Volleyball world title, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh need to take just four more steps to eviscerate one more statistic. May-Treanor and Walsh, respectively, became the top two winningest women on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour earlier this year. And, if they win four more FIVB events, they will surpass Brazilians Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede as the world's winningest women's volleyball team.
NEWS
June 22, 2008
PARIS, France ? Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and her partner, Kerri Walsh, won two matches Saturday to advance to today?s championship match of the Swatch Federation Internationale de Volleyball world tour beach volleyball event. May-Treanor and Walsh defeated fellow Americans Nicole Branaugh and Elaine Youngs, 21-18, 21-18, in the semifinals, after earning a 21-16, 21-18 quarterfinal triumph over former Newport Harbor standout April Ross and Jen Boss. May-Treanor and Walsh have now won 54 straight matches on the swatch tour, where they have also won 67 of their last 68. They will try to extend the winning streak today when they face Americans Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder in the title match.
SPORTS
By Soraya Nadia McDonald | May 17, 2007
Misty May-Treanor has too many other things going on to worry about records, even if she is on the cusp of breaking one. Spectators at Hermosa Beach could be in for a treat this weekend if Newport Harbor High alum May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh win their fourth straight Assoc. of Volleyball Professionals tournament this season. That's because it would also be May-Treanor's 73rd career tournament win, which would make her the winningest women's volleyball player in AVP history.
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By Barry Faulkner | June 28, 2008
Apparently Kiley Hall believes the best preparation for winning an NCAA championship is, well, winning a national championship. The Newport Harbor High product, preparing for her senior season with the University of Texas women’s volleyball team, did just that recently, capturing the A Flight (top division) crown at the third annual Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championships in San Diego. Hall, a 5-foot-8 defensive specialist, teamed with Longhorns teammate Ashley Engle, a 6-3 All-American outside hitter and setter as a sophomore last season, to win four matches at the one-day event, held April 20 at Mariner’s Point.
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NEWS
June 22, 2008
PARIS, France ? Newport Harbor High product Misty May-Treanor and her partner, Kerri Walsh, won two matches Saturday to advance to today?s championship match of the Swatch Federation Internationale de Volleyball world tour beach volleyball event. May-Treanor and Walsh defeated fellow Americans Nicole Branaugh and Elaine Youngs, 21-18, 21-18, in the semifinals, after earning a 21-16, 21-18 quarterfinal triumph over former Newport Harbor standout April Ross and Jen Boss. May-Treanor and Walsh have now won 54 straight matches on the swatch tour, where they have also won 67 of their last 68. They will try to extend the winning streak today when they face Americans Tyra Turner and Rachel Wacholder in the title match.
NEWS
June 20, 2008
PARIS ? Top-seeded and three-time defending champion Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh are among eight women?s teams remaining at the Swatch Federation Internationale de Volleyball world tour event that began Friday in France. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High graduate, and Walsh will meet Newport Harbor alumnus April Ross and her partner, Jen Boss, in today?s morning quarterfinal. Ross-Boss, the No. 7 seed, defeated Tasmin Barnett and Natalie Cook of Australia, 24-22, 21-16, on Friday.
SPORTS
April 12, 2008
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh cruised through the first day of competition at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals season opener Friday in Miami. May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor alum, and Walsh beat Brooke Langston and Julie Romias, 21-14, 21-11. Jake Gibb of Costa Mesa and Sean Rosenthal defeated Russ Marchewka of Costa Mesa and Mike Placek, 21-15, 21-13. Marchewka and Placek will continue playing in the losers’ bracker today. Estancia grad Matt Fuerbringer and Casey Jennings defeated Joe Cash and Justin Phipps 21-12, 21-13.
FEATURES
March 12, 2008
Corona del Mar High will honor former Sea Kings volleyball standout Brian Lewis today with a ceremony to retire his jersey. Lewis, who played varsity on the 1985 and 1986 CdM teams, helped lead the Sea Kings to a CIF section championship in 1985, then played on the national junior college championship teams at Orange Coast in 1987 and 1988. He was the state’s player of the year both years. Lewis, a Daily Pilot Sports Hall of Famer, ended a 16-year career with the Assn.
SPORTS
October 18, 2007
Top Assn. of Volleyball Professionals women’s team Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh will be among the athletes being honored tonight at the AVP’s awards banquet for the 2007 season. Awards, voted on by the players, will be given for best offensive player, best defensive player, rookie of the year, most improved player, most valuable player, and team of the year. The top men’s team of Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers will also be in attendance. Currently, May-Treanor, a Newport Harbor High product, and Walsh and Dalhausser and Rogers have the lead in securing the No. 1 spot on the women’s and men’s teams which will represent the U.S. at the Beijing Olympics.
SPORTS
August 26, 2007
ROBERTSON NAMED MVP MISSOULA, MONT. — UC Irvine women’s volleyball sophomore setter Taryn Robertson was named Most Valuable Player of the Ruby’s Montana Invitational on Saturday. Robertson totaled 113 assists in helping the Anteaters (3-0) to wins over Montana, Gonzaga and Canisius to open their season. The All-Big West freshman team member from a year ago also had 17 digs and eight block assists, which was tied for the team lead over the three matches.
SPORTS
By Soraya Nadia McDonald | August 9, 2007
The wind blowing off the Pacific was the loudest sound at Sorrento Beach, where beach volleyball's living legend sat beneath a tent. He's a pro, for sure. Three Olympic gold medals earns the sort of credibility that doesn't just disintegrate into the sand. At 46, Karch Kiraly has finally decided to retire from the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour, and Wednesday afternoon was a mile marker, a point where it's finally begun to sink in that yes, Kiraly is really walking away.
SPORTS
July 29, 2007
GSTAAD, Switzerland — Now that they've won their third straight Fédération Internationale de Volleyball world title, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh need to take just four more steps to eviscerate one more statistic. May-Treanor and Walsh, respectively, became the top two winningest women on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour earlier this year. And, if they win four more FIVB events, they will surpass Brazilians Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede as the world's winningest women's volleyball team.
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