2012 London Olympic beach volleyball silver medalists April Ross and Jennifer Kessy will play the first-ever match in USC's new Merle Norman Stadium, as dedication ceremonies will be held this Thursday (March 7) at 4:30 p.m. for the new on-campus home to the Women of Troy sand volleyball team.
Following the dedication hosted by USC athletic director Pat Haden, Ross and Kessy--who were All-American indoor players at USC before forming one of the world's finest women's beach duos ever--will play an exhibition alumni match at 5 p.m.
Man, oh man. Where was this when I was an undergrad?
U.C.L.A.'s newest varsity sport will officially kick off next week (HT to TheCheetah) when the Bruins Women's Sand Volleyball team debuts against Florida State on Monday, March 11. That match will be played down the 405 at Long Beach State at noon. The Bruins first home match will be at 9 am on March 21 against Nebraska. U.C.L.A. is ranked #6 in the preseason polls, and will be playing its home matches... Read More
Three time Olympic Gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings accepts Sportswomen of the Year at the 8th Annual Sports Awards on behalf of herself and Misty May-Treanor in Beveryly Hills on March 3, 2013.
The L.A. Sports Awards are presented by the Los Angeles Sports Council to celebrate the greatest moments of the year in sports in the Los Angeles/Orange County area.
Two gold medal Olympians visited the Summit City Thursday evening to help a group of local children their world renowned volleyball skills.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist, Kerri Walsh, and 2008 gold medalist, Todd Rogers were at SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse Thursday to teach the younger generations some of the keys to their craft.
Manhattan Beach Mayor Wayne Powell honored the final MB resident to medal at the 2012 London Olympics Tuesday night.
Kerri Walsh Jennings was applauded for her efforts on and off the beach volleyball court, graciously accepting Powell's "I Heart MB" award and a key to the city during a presentation at the beginning of the City Council meeting.
Walsh Jennings, who took home her third gold medal this past summer with Misty May-Treanor in women's beach volleyball, was the final ceremony of three in which Powell feted Olympic athletes.
When asked, Walsh Jennings spoke about her Chase the Stars foundation, which provides opportunities for kids ... Read More