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Thursday Aug 21 | Huntington Beach Independent

Beach Volleyball: Brunner, partner fall in final

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.

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Related Topix: Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Sports, Sean Rosenthal, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Pilot

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 Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Melissa Seidemann, Courtney Mathewson, Summer Olympic, Olympic Water Polo, Olympics, Summer Olympics, High School Football, California High School Football, April Ross, Kerri Walsh Jennings

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Walsh Jennings, Ross, Dahausser, Rosenthal win in Manhattan

Over the past several years, Kerri Walsh Jennings has been the most dominant female player on the pro beach volleyball circuit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, Jake Gibb, Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Sean Rosenthal, April Ross

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Times

Walsh Jennings wins Manhattan Beach Open again

Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Manhattan Beach Open for the record seventh time Sunday, teaming with April Ross to beat Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross, Beach Volleyball

Fri Aug 15, 2014

LA Daily News

Donald Sun brings AVP home in hopes of brighter days on the beach

Donald Sun, commissioner of the AVP, is photographed on the beach at the Manhattan Open Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics

UPI

Almanac for Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1769; Scottish novelist Walter Scott in 1771; longtime Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey in 1859; British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor in 1875; actor Ethel Barrymore in 1879; novelist Edna Ferber in 1885; songwriter Charles Tobias in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

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.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Sports, Summer Olympic, Misty May-Treanor, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Jennifer Kessy, Summer Olympics, April Ross

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Nick Lucena, Ryan Doherty take a run at Manhattan Beach Open

Ryan Doherty, left, and Nick Lucena show their silver medals from the FIVB Berlin Smart Grand Slam in June in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis

My FOX LA

AVP Manhattan Beach Volleyball Open Begins

They call it the "Wimbledon" of beach Volleyball, the 55th playing of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open starts Thursday morning and and continues through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympic, Phil Dalhausser, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Beach volleyball: Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson win SLC event

Salt Lake City a Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson faced a tremendous deficit down 14-11.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Washington Times

Kerri Walsh Jennings breaks another record

Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings broke yet another beach volleyball record Sunday, passing long-time partner Misty May-Treanor with her 70th women's U.S. tournament victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, Jake Gibb, Misty May-Treanor, Beach Volleyball, April Ross

Thu Aug 07, 2014

RV Business

Volleyball Champ Slated at '14 Hershey Show

America's Largest RV Show will host its annual Red Carpet Breakfast as part of Industry Days on Sept.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Kerri Walsh, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Misty May-Treanor, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Beach Volleyball: Kerri Walsh Jennings eager for return to SLC

Kerri Walsh Jennings could barely remember her opponents or the results for last year's AVP beach volleyball tour stop in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Jake Gibb, Summer Olympic, Beach Volleyball, Sports, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross, Todd Rogers, Misty May-Treanor

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Deck, 900 Club capture Saikley Tournament

It took eight attempts but the Deck, formerly 12th Street Grill, captured its first International Surf Festival Charlie Saikley Six-Person Beach Volleyball Invitational on Thursday on the south side of Manhattan Beach Pier.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Sports, Mariusz Prudel, Summer Olympic, Sean Rosenthal, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Summer Olympics, April Ross

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Pilot

Ross upset; Gibb advances

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, April Ross, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Beach Volleyball, Jake Gibb, Phil Dalhausser, Emanuel Rego

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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