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April Ross

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  • Olympic flavor in AVP event

    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...
  • Briefs: Local trio part of U.S. women's water polo gold medal team

    Former Newport Harbor High standout Kaleigh Gilchrist, Newport Beach resident Danielle Warde and Corona del Mar incoming junior Maddie Musselman were part of the U.S. women's water polo team winning the gold medal at a second straight FINA World Cup on...
  • Pavlik competes in AVP event in Utah

    The third stop on the 2014 Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour is Thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah. There, the top beach volleyball players, including Whitney Pavlik of Laguna Beach, will contend for titles in the women's and men's divisions. Pavlik...
  • USA Women's Volleyball: Davis grinding to the end

    USA Women's Volleyball: Davis grinding to the end
    Nicole Davis crouches, digs in, lunges and dives. She scurries about and mops the floor with her own perspiration. She grinds. For 18 years of high-level volleyball, including starting for two USA national teams that won Olympic silver medals and...
  • Briefs: Ross, Walsh Jennings win again

    April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, teamed up with Kerri Walsh Jennings to win the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Milwaukee Open, beating Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat, 15-21, 21-16, 15-13, in the women's final on Saturday. Ross...
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat
    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...
  • Briefs: Ross, Gibb earn AVP titles

    Newport Harbor High product April Ross and Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb swept the women's and men's titles Sunday at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Salt Lake City Open in Utah. Ross and partner Kerri Walsh Jennings, the top seeds in the women's...
  • Manhattan Beach lures the best in beach volleyball this weekend

    Manhattan Beach lures the best in beach volleyball this weekend
    If Southern California is the seat of beach volleyball in the U.S., then Manhattan Beach is the well-worn sweet spot of the chair. The 55th Manhattan Beach Open takes place Thursday through Sunday near the Manhattan Beach Pier. The tournament first...
  • Third straight AVP Tour title for Ross-Walsh Jennings

    The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Salt Lake City Open women's tournament had the same ending as the first two stops of the 2014 AVP tour: a victory for the top-rated team of U.S. Olympians April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings. Ross (Costa Mesa) and...
  • Marcio Sicoli is a premier beach volleyball coach few would recognize

    Marcio Sicoli is a premier beach volleyball coach few would recognize
    Football coaches stalk the sidelines wearing headsets. In hockey and basketball, coaches stand out in their perfectly tailored suits. Baseball managers leave the dugout to pull pitchers and badger umpires. But in beach volleyball, you never notice the...
  • Local players gear up for AVP event

    Local athletes will begin contending for division titles Thursday when the third stop on the 2014 Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour gets underway in Salt Lake City, Utah. There, the top beach volleyball players, including players from Huntington...
  • Ross upset; Gibb advances

    KLAGENFURT, Austria — The top-seed duo of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings were upset in the round of 16 on Friday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Klagenfurt Grand Slam beach tournament. Ross, a Costa Mesa resident who starred...