Beach Volleyball

Ben Kerr - Sep 27, 2015

Last Word on Sports XTRA and LWOS Radio is proud to present their newest podcast, “At the Net” featuring Dave Gove and Ben Kerr.  In LWOS tradition we strive to bring you, our audience, the best in sports news, opinion, and analysis and do it all while also bringing on guests who are amongst the […]


Ben Kerr - Aug 28, 2015

Last Word on Sports XTRA and LWOS Radio is proud to present their newest podcast, “At the Net” featuring Dave Gove and Ben Kerr.  In LWOS tradition we strive to bring you, our audience, the best in sports news, opinion, and analysis and do it all while also bringing on guests who are amongst the […]

Press Release - Aug 25, 2015

The Following is a press release from FIVB Alison & Bruno continue winning ways on FIVB World Tour Long Beach, Calif., USA, August 23, 2015 – The best in the world played one of the newest teams on the planet as reigning FIVB world champions Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt captured their fourth-straight gold […]

Press Release - Aug 24, 2015

The following is a press release from FIVB 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour update following FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam Lausanne, Switzerland, August 23, 2015 — Fresh from its second USA visit of the year last week, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) continues with qualifications for placement into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games […]

Press Release - Aug 24, 2015

The following press release comes from the FIVB Talita & Larissa SoCal Golden Girls Long Beach, Calif., USA, August 23, 2015 – For the fourth-time this season and the eighth-time in the past 13 months, Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca are the “golden girls” at an FIVB World Tour event as the Brazilians topped the […]

Press Release - Aug 22, 2015

The following is a press release from FIVB. Four countries seek men’s medals at Long Beach Grand Slam Long Beach, Calif., USA, August 21, 2015 – Teams from Brazil, The Netherlands, Spain and the United States will vie for the men’s medals at the US$800,000 ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball after winning elimination matches […]

Press Release - Aug 22, 2015

The following is a press release from FIVB. Bansley and Pavan: The Telephone Call! Long Beach, Calif., August 20, 2015 – Heather Bansley figured at 5-foot-7, the only career choice for continuing in volleyball would be on the beach. Sarah Pavan, a 6-foot-5 indoor volleyball star, had to confess she knew nothing about beach volleyball. […]

Press Release - Aug 19, 2015

The following press release comes from the FIVB. Top-seeded pairs upset in women’s qualifier at ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball Long Beach, Calif., USA, August 18, 2015 – A 31-team Qualification Tournament launched the third annual ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball here Tuesday as the top three-seeded pairs in the competition were upset […]

Press Release - Aug 18, 2015

The following is a press release from FIVB ahead of this week’s Grand Slam in Long Beach. The NEW American Standard Bearers! Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 13, 2015 – Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross have carried the standard for women’s beach volleyball in the United States since they joined forces two years ago. Rising star […]

Ben Kerr - Aug 15, 2015

Last Word on Sports XTRA and LWOS Radio is proud to present their newest podcast, “At the Net” featuring Dave Gove and Ben Kerr.  In LWOS tradition we strive to bring you, our audience, the best in sports news, opinion, and analysis and do it all while also bringing on guests who are amongst the […]

Ben Kerr - Aug 10, 2015

I recently got the chance to talk to Canada’s top men’s beach volleyball team, and 8th ranked in the world, Chaim Schalk and Ben Saxton.  The boys are coming off their best result as a team, a silver medal in the FIVB Yokohama Grand Slam.  They are currently preparing for the next Grand Slam of the […]

Ben Kerr - Aug 4, 2015

The Following press release comes from FIVB. Chasing Olympic Dreams in Long Beach The first time around, the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball came in the wake of the 2012 London Olympics. The second time, the FIVB Grand Slam event had the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as an alluring target beckoning in the […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 22, 2015

In the highest profile match of their young careers, the Canadian Women’s Beach Volleyball duo of Taylor Pischke and Melissa Humana-Paredes came up well short, falling in the bronze medal match of the Pan-Am Games in straight sets to the Brazilian duo of Carolina Horta and Liliane Maestrini.  The loss hit Pischke particularly hard, who […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 20, 2015

The Canadian beach volleyball duo of Taylor Pischke and Melissa Humana-Paredes lost a heartbreaking three set marathon to their rivals from Cuba on Sunday, ending the dream of winning a gold medal on home soil. After dropping a tight first set 21-18, Pischke and Humana-Paredes stormed back to take the second set 21-17 and even […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 19, 2015

In front of a raucous crowd at Pan Am Park, Canada’s Women’s beach volley ball team of Melissa Humana-Paredes and Taylor Pischke defeated the Costa Rican duo of Karen Cope and Nathalia Alfaro in two straight sets, 21-12 and 21-12.  It was another dominant performance on the sand for the girls, who have not lost […]

Ben Kerr - Jul 16, 2015

The Canadian Women’s beach volleyball team of Taylor Pischke and Melissa Humana-Paredes defeated Uruguay in straight sets, (21-15, 21-14), to improve their record to 3-0 and clinch top spot in Group A at the Pan Am Games.   The pair rolled through the preliminary round, not losing a single set. Canadian Women Stay Perfect in […]



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