AVP Milwaukee Open Champions

It had been 16 years since the AVP was at Bradford Beach in Milwaukee, WI. Along with perfect weather, the atmosphere during 4th of July weekend was welcoming and electric; fans packed the stadium court making it standing room only!   Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross fought their way to victory after losing the first set…

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AVP Milwaukee Open Main Draw

It was a long day at the qualifier with teams battling it out for a spot in the main draw!   Main draw play starts tomorrow morning. Live scoring of matches can be found at avpscoring.com. Live streaming for the event will be available Saturday and Sunday, while the finals will be on CBS Sports…

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AVP Milwaukee Open Live Streaming and Finals Broadcast on CBS Sports Network

This weekend you can catch the AVP Milwaukee Open action live at www.avp.com/live!   Live scoring will be up all weekend (Friday July 4th – Sunday July 6th) at avpscoring.com. Live streaming will be available on AVP.com/Live Saturday and Sunday. The men’s final will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network starting at 4pm EST, and the…

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Olympic dreams clearer reality for Brooke Sweat

Brooke Youngquist always could jump out of the gym. But it’s the sand that is taking Brooke Sweat, as the former Canterbury and FGCU volleyball star is now known, around the world as one of beach volleyball’s continually improving best. Shanghai, Moscow, Berlin and Norway this year have been her stops on the world beach…

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2 More Golds for the US in Stavanger

Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser won their first gold of the 2014 FIVB season, and April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings won their second gold in Stavanger, Norway this past weekend.   Rosenthal and Dalhausser took down Brazil’s Ricardo Santos and Alvaro Filho, 21-16, 21-16. Ross and Walsh Jennings took the title beating Spain’s Liliana Fernandez…

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Updates from AVPNext this week!

Play at Bradford Beach in Milwaukee Continues with Semifinals and Finals: AVPNext got underway last Thursday at Bradford Beach as 25 teams looked for a shot to be named the Milwaukee champ. On the men’s side, 16 teams began play as two rounds were completed. Top-seeded duo Billy Kolinske and TJ Cloud put away two…

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From Indoor to Beach Volleyball

It’s the most watched sport at the Olympics, and it was added as a women’s collegiate sport just a few years ago. Beach volleyball is on the rise nationwide.   With the popularity of the sport growing, many players are wanting to make the switch from indoor to the sand. If you’re wanting to make that…

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Tri Bourne and John Hyden Win Gold in Berlin

A HUGE congrats to Tri Bourne, 25, and John Hyden, 41, who won the gold at the FIVB Berlin Grand Slam this weekend! Also congrats to Ryan Doherty and Nick Lucena who won the silver medal!   Fun facts about the win in Berlin:   First time in FIVB history that all three medalists came…

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This Week in AVPNext

AVPNext partners with Team Chicago of the Extreme Volleyball Professionals (EVP) League for three tournaments in the greater Chicago area: AVPNext has partnered with Team Chicago of the Extreme Volleyball Professionals (EVP) League to bring three EVP tournaments in the greater Chicago area under the AVPNext umbrella. The tournaments will feature open divisions for both…

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Tuesdays with Avatar: Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat

Whatup, Internet? It’s your old pal Avatar with another exciting installment of “Wasting Your Time”…I mean, “Tuesdays with Avatar”. The AVP season is officially under way, with a successful opening event in St. Petersburg, Florida. (I call it a success because no one died of heat stroke and no tents blew away) The next domestic…

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Moscow medallists eye Berlin prizes as World Tour moves west

Moscow, Russia, June 15, 2014 – With the Moscow Grand Slam drawing to a close the stars of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour will turn their attention to the Berlin Grand Slam that begins on June 17. The tournament is the sixth of seven Grand Slams in eight weeks and by the time they…

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