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Huskies’ John Ross taking aim at a 4.3 40-yard dash at NFL combine

It was not even two years ago that John Ross had to sit out the entire 2015 Washington Huskies season while recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL. But as he prepares to enter the NFL, you’d have no idea of that previous injury based on what the lightning-quick wide receiver is hoping to do at the combine later this month: run a 40-yard dash under 4.3 seconds. “Anything...
Via MyNorthwest.com
February 16, 2017

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross ready for 2017 with short and long term goals set

After United States volleyball team Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross claimed bronze at the Rio Olympic Games, the question was up in the air whether the two would compete together in 2017. Ross had hopes of starting a family, and Walsh Jennings wanted to continue playing, thinking that she would have to find a new partner. But after Ross took some time off post-Rio, she confirmed...
Via Excelle Sports
February 09, 2017

Beach Volleyball Legend Phil Dalhausser Reveals What His Job Is Actually Like

For the last decade, Phil Dalhausser has towered over the sport of beach volleyball. He's won at least one FIVB (international volleyball federation) title in each of the last 11 years. He's been named USA Volleyball's Male Athlete of the Year four times. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The 6-foot-9 Dalhausser is a major presence on the court in...
Via Stack
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

April Ross and Kerri Walsh-Jennings win USAV Beach Team of the Year

April Ross and Karri Walsh-Jennings were named the 2016 USA Volleyball Beach Team of the Year Wednesday, according to a press release. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the duo won the bronze medal and finished with a 65-9 record and a final No. 2 ranking on the FIVB World Tour. This is the third time Ross has won the award, and the second time Walsh-Jennings has won it. Ross won it...
Via Excelle Sports
December 14, 2016

April Ross named AVP Beach Volleyball MVP

April Ross was named the 2016 AVP Beach Volleyball MVP after winning three AVP championships and an Olympic bronze medal, the AVP announced. In addition to her bronze medal at the Rio Olympics with partner Kerri Walsh-Jennings after defeating Brazil’s Larissa Franca/Talita Antunes, 17-21, 21-17, 15-9, Ross and Walsh-Jennings won three gold medals on the 2016 AVP Tour.     ...
Via Excelle Sports
November 30, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross get the gold at Long Beach Grand Slam

LONG BEACH – Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross might have been chagrined about not winning the gold medal at the Rio Olympics, but that wasn’t the case Sunday after winning the gold medal at the Long Beach Grand Slam, a World Series of Beach...
Via The OC Register
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross win in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross rebounded from a third-place finish in the Olympics to win the Long Beach Grand Slam on Sunday. The top-seeded Americans beat Spain's Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo 21-16, 21-16 in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball's regular-season finale. Brazil's Evandro Goncalves and Pedro Solberg won the men's title...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

No Olympic letdown for Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross, who storm into Long Beach semifinals

LONG BEACH – Still riding their momentum from the Olympic Games in Rio, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross now find themselves just one match away from gold-medal contention at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball after two more wins Friday...
Via The OC Register
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena shake off Rio hangover, go 3-0 in pool plat at FIVB Long Beach event

LONG BEACH – Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena had just defeated Martins Plavins and Haralds Regza of Latvia in straight sets Thursday in pool play at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball at Alamitos Beach. Only 10 days earlier, the Americans...
Via The OC Register
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympians Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are back at work in Long Beach FIVB event

LONG BEACH – Kerri Walsh Jennings and Newport Beach’s April Ross rode the momentum from their bronze medal performance at the Rio Olympics right into two victories in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball at Shoreline Village on Wednesday....
Via The OC Register
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross among 20-plus Olympic teams in Long Beach FIVB event

Fresh off their bronze medal finish at the Rio Olympic Games, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross will be among the Olympians participating in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball this week at Alamitos Beach on East Shoreline Drive in Long...
Via The OC Register
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ross: Kerri Walsh Jennings 'a role model for all athletes'

Fresh off her beach volleyball bronze medal, April Ross discusses the disappointment of not getting gold, playing in a hostile environment and what her partner Kerri Walsh Jennings means to her.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

TODAY: Walsh Jennings, Ross not ruling out Tokyo Olympics

TODAY's Matt Lauer chats with Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross about their hard fought bronze medal win and the possibility of returning to the Olympics in 2020.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

TODAY: Walsh Jennings, Ross not ruling out Tokyo Olympics

TODAY's Matt Lauer chats with Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross about their hard fought bronze medal win and the possibility of returning to the Olympics in 2020.
Via CSN Chicago
August 18, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross rebound to win beach volleyball bronze

RIO DE JANEIRO — Devastated. Unable to sleep. Cursing and crying and blaming herself after falling short of her goal to win a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal. Staggered by her first-ever loss at the Summer Games, behind by one set in the bronze medal match and trailing in the second, Kerri Walsh Jennings pulled herself together on the Copacabana sand to become the most-decorated...
Via The Denver Post
August 18, 2016

Olympics: Ross and Walsh Jennings top Brazil to win bronze

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross defeated Brazilian duo Larissa and Talita in three sets, 17-21, 21-17, 15-9, to take the bronze medal. With the win, it is the first time that the Americans have not been on the top step of the podium since 2000. Walsh Jennings and former partner Misty May Treanor were three-time Olympic gold medalists in 2004, 2008 and 2012. The American team...
Via Excelle Sports
August 17, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross receive bronze medal

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are awarded the bronze medal after downing Brazil's Larissa and Talita.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross receive bronze medal

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are awarded the bronze medal after downing Brazil's Larissa and Talita.
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross take bronze in Brazil

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross battled Brazilians Agatha and Barbara in a stunning three-set match for beach volleyball bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross take bronze in Brazil

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross battled Brazilians Agatha and Barbara in a stunning three-set match for beach volleyball bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross defeat Brazil to take bronze

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross defeated top-seeded Brazilians Larissa and Talita to take bronze. The victory marks Walsh Jennings' fourth Olympic medal and Ross' second.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings, Ross defeat Brazil to take bronze

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross defeated top-seeded Brazilians Larissa and Talita to take bronze. The victory marks Walsh Jennings' fourth Olympic medal and Ross' second.
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

Walsh Jennings, Ross beat Brazil for bronze

USA's Kerri Walsh Jenning and April Ross topped Brazils Larissa and Talita 17-21, 21-17, 15-9 to take bronze in the womens beach volleyball tournament. The top-seeded Brazilian women took the lead in the first set and stayed just out of reach of the U.S. women. Walsh Jennings and Ross struggled to close the gap before the Larissa and Talita took the first set 21-17. Brazil took the...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings, Ross beat Brazil for bronze

USA's Kerri Walsh Jenning and April Ross topped Brazils Larissa and Talita 17-21, 21-17, 15-9 to take bronze in the womens beach volleyball tournament. The top-seeded Brazilian women took the lead in the first set and stayed just out of reach of the U.S. women. Walsh Jennings and Ross struggled to close the gap before the Larissa and Talita took the first set 21-17. Brazil took the...
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016

TODAY: Walsh Jennings, Ross shocked in semifinals at Rio

TODAY's Natalie Morales catches up with USA volleyball stars Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross following their semifinal loss to Brazil.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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