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A Team, Patterson-Budinger cap grueling 2021 season with AVP Chicago wins

CHICAGO -- Fatigue? No doubt. They all talked about it. This has been a long pro beach volleyball season. But in the end, the marathon ended...
Ed Chan

VolleyballMag.com co-publisher, photo editor Ed Chan passes away

Dear Volleyball Community, My VolleyballMag.com partner and great friend Ed Chan died last night in his sleep. Ed was in Chicago to cover AVP, and there...
AVP Chicago 9/2/2021-Devon Newberry

Main draw set for final 2021 AVP after qualifier upsets in Chicago

CHICAGO — The main draw of AVP Chicago, the final stop of the 2021 tour, begins Friday. The 16 men’s and women’s teams will...
Nemanja Komar-AVP Chicago 9/1/2021

Qualifying begins as AVP Chicago marks end of domestic pro beach volleyball season

The AVP Chicago Open is the third event conducted this summer by the domestic pro beach volleyball tour and promises to be the most...
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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...
Andy Benesh-Billy Allen

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...