Mira Costa High School retires Olympian McPeak’s volleyball jersey

by Paul teetor Former Mira Costa High School volleyball star and three-time beach volleyball Olympian Holly McPeak, was recognized with the retirement of her number 7 jersey Tuesday night, prior to the Mustang’s match against Redondo Union. Following the ceremony, the Mustang’s paid tribute to McPeak’s legacy by sweeping their arch rival 25-19, 25-19 and…

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Medals in the sands of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach

Photos by Bo Bridges (bobridges.com) by Paul Teetor On a beach-perfect morning last month, one week after the Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony,  15 beach volleyball players gathered on the sand courts at 16th Street in Hermosa Beach. All were Olympians or members of the USA Beach Volleyball National Team. All trained and most lived in…

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All Ball Sports

by Paul Teetor                                               UCLA football: Time to Celebrate All aboard the Bruins bandwagon. Grab your seat because it will soon be full. UCLA crushed No. 16 LSU 38-27 in a victory Saturday night that was not nearly as close as it sounds. A garbage LSU touchdown with four minutes left made the score respectable, but…

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Good as Gold: Klineman, Ross win AVP Manhattan Beach Open

Photos by Ray Vidal by Paul Teetor                    The A-Team is winning everything lately – including the name game. When April Ross and Alix Klineman became partners in late 2017, they immediately asked their thousands of Instagram followers to suggest a nickname for the new team. They were soon flooded with a digital downpour, and one…

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All Ball Sports: Beach volleyball’s Klineman, Ross eye gold, Lakers big two-and-a-half, Clippers’ Leonard has fans on ice

by Paul Teetor Beach volleyball hopes The four American beach volleyball teams went to the Tokyo Olympics with high hopes – hopes that were justified based on their performances in the qualifying tournaments. But now those hopes are looking a bit less justified. The A-Team of Alix Klineman and April Ross was so dominant that…

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All Ball: Dodger dog, Clippers vs Lakers in 2022

by Paul Teetor The Trouble with Trevor Remember that crazy story Former President Donald Trump loved to tell about the frost-bitten snake taken in by a tender-hearted woman who was then shocked when the snake bit her? The punchline: you knew I was a snake before you took me in. His point, I guess, was…

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