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Taryn Kloth, Kristen Nuss, Savvy Simo named recipients of the 2021 Eric Zaun Award

There was never any doubt about the Eric Zaun Award committee’s decision to select Kristen Nuss, Taryn Kloth, and Savvy Simo as the female...
SANDCAST Tri Bourne Trevor Crabb 9/1/2021-Tri Bourne

SANDCAST: To win Manhattan, Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb went somewhere they’ve never before...

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – Tri Bourne needed to stay there just a little longer. Where he was is difficult to describe, even a full...
Chase Budinger 8/31/2021-Chase Budinger

Rapid rise for Budinger continues as he and Patterson get top AVP Chicago seed

All Chase Budinger has done in the last month is get married, and, with partner Casey Patterson, win AVP Atlanta and finish second at...
SANDCAST Taryn Kloth 8/25/2021-Taryn Kloth

SANDCAST: Taryn Kloth has always taken the harder path, and continues making it work

It was, in Taryn Kloth’s own words, a stupid idea. But it was an idea, and that was more than she had going for her...
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The best photos from a great Sunday at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open

AVP Manhattan Beach fans were treated to epic volleyball in just about every match Sunday. Newly crowned gold medalists April Ross and Alix Klineman...
AVP Manhattan Beach 8/22/2021

Ross-Klineman, Bourne-Crabb capture AVP Manhattan Beach Open titles

MANHATTAN BEACH, California -- After a tournament that saw a little bit of everything, including a 39-37 set score Sunday in a contenders-bracket elimination...
AVP Manhattan Beach photo gallery 8/21/2021-Tina Graudina

The best AVP MBO Saturday photos by Ed Chan and Mark Rigney

MANHATTAN BEACH, California -- Saturday's AVP Manhattan Beach Open was plenty competitive, with 18 deuce sets and nine three-set matches as the respective fields...
AVP Manhattan Beach photo gallery 8/21/2021-Alix Klineman

AVP MBO: Ross-Klineman, Day-Flint, Budinger-Patterson, Brunner-Schalk gain semifinal berths

MANHATTAN BEACH, California -- Half the semifinals await. On the women's side of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open, top-seeded April Ross and Alix Klineman play...
AVP Manhattan Beach photo gallery 8/20/2021-Geena Urango

Photo gallery: The best Friday AVP Manhattan Beach shots by Ed Chan, Mark Rigney

There was plenty of energy at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open on Friday. After a year off because of the pandemic, the MBO had fans...
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Top four seeds on both sides remain in AVP Manhattan Beach winners bracket

MANHATTAN BEACH, California -- The top four men's and women's seeds advanced Friday in the AVP Manhattan Beach Open, setting up some intriguing Saturday...