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Beach-rookie Budinger looks forward to partnership with Rosenthal

Rosie with a rookie? Indeed, but not just any rookie. The high-flying Sean Rosenthal will play beach volleyball in 2018 with another high flyer, Chase Budinger....
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She’s arrived and at 36, Brittany Hochevar feels “like I’m in my prime”

Forget daggers. The look that Brittany Hochevar gave on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter could bore a hole straight through a...
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Mike O’Hara, “a giant of our sport,” leaves lasting volleyball legacy

Mike O’Hara, one of volleyball’s all-time greats — both on the court and then after his playing career — died February 1 at 85....
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NCAA notes: Pepperdine’s Matthies to retire, coaching hires, men’s update

The legendary Nina Matthies will retire after the Pepperdine beach season, ending a career that included stardom as a player, indoors coach and beach...
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Beach notes: Americans top NZ podium, Ft. Lauderdale entries, Hochevar honored

Amanda Dowdy and Irene Pollock, Eric Zaun and Eric Roberts win gold this past Sunday at the New Zealand Beach Championships at Mt. Maunganui...
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The evolution of the next beach-volleyball star, Sara Hughes, part 2

Perhaps you needed proof. Proof that Sara Hughes is, indeed, the one to fit the headline of this very podcast: That she is fit...

Young Partain brothers excited about indoors and beach futures

The beach-volleyball world was a bit taken aback last July 20 when brothers Miles and Marcus Partain made the main draw at AVP Hermosa...
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Beach notes: Rosie’s new partner, AVPFirst, 2019 World Champs

Sean Rosenthal announced Thursday on social media that he will partner with NBA veteran Chase Budinger for the 2018 season. The 6-foot-7 Budinger played...
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Sara Hughes embraces new responsibility: Beach volleyball’s role model

On one of the walls in Sara Hughes’ bedroom is a poster of Misty May-Treanor. It’s been there since she was little, when Hughes...

SANDCAST Bonus: Tri Bourne is (almost) back, plus an interview with Murphy Troy

In this episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, we discuss SANDCAST host Tri Bourne's current health situation as he...

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