| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Despite dropping the bikini mandate and a protest against sexism in sport, the first day of Olympic beach volleyball came and went, and so did any worries that female players would completely drop their bikinis for something more modest.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Corona del Mar High product Sam Mikulak and the other four members of the United States Olympic team finished a disappointing fifth in the men's gymnastics team final contested Monday in London.
The Americans were plagued by mistakes on the pommel...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Annika Dries recorded a first Wednesday, and it's a feat she won't forget.
The Laguna Beach athlete scored her first goal in Olympic competition as the U.S. women's water polo team played Spain to a 9-9 tie. Team USA had held a 9-6 lead late in the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Newport Harbor High product April Ross and her partner, Jennifer Kessy, outlasted a team from Spain to complete Group D play undefeated in women's beach volleyball on Thursday.
Ross and Kessy posted a 21-19, 19-21, 19-17 triumph over Baquerizo McMillan...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 9:15 PM
Sharon Day, a Costa Mesa High product, ran hot and cold on Friday on her first day of the seven-event heptathlon at the Olympic Games in London.
Day, 27, sits 18th overall with 3,740 points after four events. Jessica Ennis of Great Britain leads the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and Corona del Mar resident Sean Rosenthal, who entered the London Olympics as the top men's beach volleyball team in the world, suffered a stunning loss on Monday and were eliminated in the quarterfinals.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:59 PM
Tars are indeed stars at the 30th Olympiad in London, where Newport Harbor High products Misty May-Treanorand April Ross both advanced with their partners to the women's beach volleyball gold-medal match scheduled Wednesday at 1 p.m. PT.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The will to win carried the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team to a big victory Tuesday.
And to an even bigger one Thursday .
For the first time in its history, the U.S. women have captured Olympic gold in water polo. The team accomplished the feat by...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:54 PM
The United States' hopes for a women's volleyball gold-medal sweep at the Olympic Games in London were thwarted Saturday, when Brazil upset Team USA, 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17, in the indoor volleyball final at Earls Court.
The Americans, ranked No. 1...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 12:17 AM
April Ross, a former Newport Harbor standout, will team with Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine star, to play in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Beach Volleyball World Championships in Poland, Monday through July 7, according to an FIVB...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Multiple media outlets have reported that April Ross, a Newport Harbor High product who won a silver medal in beach volleyball at the 2012 Olympics in London, will partner with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings for most of the 2013...