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SANDCAST: Eric Zaun, the Happy Gilmore of the AVP Tour

The first thing you must know about Eric Zaun is that you cannot call him Eric Zaun. Don’t laugh. He’s serious. Maybe. Sort of....

SANDCAST: Jake Gibb isn’t finished playing just yet

There are exactly two indicators in Jake Gibb’s house that there is a professional volleyball living there. One is a panorama of the 1976 Manhattan...
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Addition of AVPNext winners made MBO a true national championship

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- The Manhattan Beach Open in many ways is a de facto USA championship. Its South Bay presence assures it will have...
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AVP Manhattan Beach: Dalhausser-Lucena, Ross-Klineman win titles

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Two remarkable, close and exciting finals: Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena were down a set and trailed 20-18 in the second...
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AVP Manhattan Beach photo gallery from an exciting, busy Saturday

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- The weather was mostly overcast Saturday at Manhattan Beach, but it failed to dampen the excitement of the participants as...
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AVP Manhattan Beach: Strong field of favorites fill semifinal spots

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — If you were looking for some new kids on the block, the AVP Manhattan Beach Open was not the place...
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More AVP MBO Friday: Tri Bourne makes his return, expansive photo gallery

Tri Bourne played the AVP Manhattan Beach Open on Friday, teaming with his childhood friend from Hawai’i, Trevor Crabb, to hit the sand for...
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AVP Manhattan Beach: Seeds 1-2-3-5 sitting pretty on both sides

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Seeds 1-2-3-5 were the order of the day Friday at the AVP Manhattan Beach Open. On the men’s side, the winners...
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AVP Manhattan Beach: Prosser caps cancer recovery, top seeds get through

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Eight qualifiers made it through on both the men's and women's sides Thursday of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open, including...

Stetson beach player Alexa Richardson deals with impact of concussions

Alexa Richardson smiled. “It’s interesting, because it isn’t a contact sport,” the Stetson University beach volleyball player said. “You’d think it wouldn’t be that big of...

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