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The National Volleyball League hosts its fifth tour stop of the season when the Hermosa Beach Championships take place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21 north of the Hermosa Beach Pier.
The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals 2014 season tour is winding down, but there has been no slowing down the team of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings .
With 10 uninterrupted miles of broad, sandy beach and some of America's most consistent waves, Huntington Beach shares its surf culture with a reported 11 million visitors a year. Surf City hosts the world's biggest surf spectacle, the U.S. Open, a pro contest that draws a large, festive crowd from all over the region over a nine-day period.
Thursday on The Biggest Loser Season 16 Episode 1, a number of world-class athletes competed to return to their past form. Their Glory Days , if you will.
Three Warwick teenagers proved excellent ambassadors for the town when they travelled to Verden, in Germany, as part of an international summer camp designed to promote stronger twinning links. As well as making some firm friends, Guy Boucher, Eliot Mucklow and Max Bale helped to build a beach volleyball pitch in a riverside park.
WHO: National Volleyball League - Established in 2010, the NVL is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. WHAT: The NVL brings its 5th pro stop of the 2014 season to Southern California to host the 2014 Hermosa Beach Championships featuring 16 elite men's and women's teams competing for a prize purse of $50,000 on eight courts just north of the Hermosa Beach pier. NVL will also host a free juniors' clinic on Saturday.
Jim Harbaugh dared to compare Kaepernick to Superman after the 49ers win on Sunday. The NFL tweeted the quote .
David Verostic, who is in his second season as No. 2 Broadneck's volleyball coach, will be away from the team for an unspecified period of time.
Over 20 countries are taking part in the championship, which is being held at the Heyat Beach Volleyball Center in the township of Pirshagi. Famous sportsmen from Azerbaijan, Germany, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Finland and other countries will struggle for the championship in the tournament, which will last until Sept.
Cycling: Several South Bay cyclists claimed medals at the USA Cycling National Masters Championships held Aug. 19-24 in Redmond, WA. Riding for Team Ironfly, Redondo Beach's Kevin Phillips won three gold and one silver, including wins in the 80-lap Points Race, four-man Team Pursuit and the Madison where he teamed with Jonathan Davy, of Torrance.
BY: MARSIA ZAKOWSKI The Badger Volleyball team has started their matches for the year.
From the 1970's to the 80's , through the 90's , and the 2000's with April Ross , Heather Cullen, and Jennifer Carey), this area has been a major factor in the growth of women's college volleyball. Newport Harbor's former four-year varsity volleyball letter winner, Carolyn Bockrath has started her college career with a bang.
Former UC Irvine basketball standout Darren Fells has made the Phoenix Cardinals ' 53-man roster as a 28-year-old rookie.
Iran provided another major hit at FIVB Men's World Championship in Poland as they claimed their second win in Krakow, this time in a thrilling five-setter over USA by 3-2 .
Skylar Caputo and the Mira Costa Mustangs prepared for the 64-team Durango Fall Classic by scrimmaging non-league rival Marymount.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:10 pm
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