Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 6:24 am
Things should be interesting down the stretch in the Alpha League when it comes to boys’ volleyball. Both Windward and Crossroads appear to have strong squads this season. It is showing up in league play.
Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) has announced that registration has begun for the 2014 Spring Season in Santa Monica.
Posted Nov. 26, 2013, 6:47 am
Last year, Pacifica Christian experienced heartache and sadness at the end of the CIF Southern Section Division 4A championship match with Rolling Hills Prep. This year, the Seawolves were on the end of another set of feelings as they trumped Laguna Blanca for the CIF Southern Section 4A volleyball championship.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 6:25 am
Prior to Tuesday’s CIF Southern Section Division 4-A semifinals playoff matchup against Laguna Blanca, Crossroads had been on a roll. The Crossroads volleyball team turned more than their share of heads with their play on the court. To get to the semis, Crossroads defeated Long Beach St. Anthony in three sets in the quarterfinal round.
Posted Nov. 20, 2013, 5:54 am
The Pacifica Christian volleyball team waited a year to get back to the CIF Southern Section Division 4-A championship game. Now they’re back. The Seawolves defeated Cate in five sets to advance to the title game this weekend.
Posted Nov. 13, 2013, 7:19 am
The CIF Southern Section 4A Division in girls volleyball is going to be a competitive journey to the title game. Santa Monica schools are all in the mix with Pacifica Christian, New Roads and Crossroads being invited to the dance.
Posted Nov. 6, 2013, 7:36 am
The Crossroads girls volleyball battled hard against Paraclete on Halloween night, but came up short in the victory department. Paraclete defeated Crossroads in four sets, winning 25-19, 25-17 and 27-25.
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 11:45 pm
The best is still yet to come for coach Julie Bennett and her Pacifica Christian volleyball team. But for now, the Seawolves will settle for a Liberty League Tournament Championship that they clinched in a four-game match against Providence on Tuesday.
Posted Nov. 4, 2013, 7:07 pm
New Roads girls’ volleyball team defeated Rolling Hills Prep for the second time, bringing their record for league play to 8-3. The Jaguars battled and went the distance, playing a full five sets. New Roads dropped the first and third sets to Rolling Hills Prep.
Posted Oct. 26, 2013, 6:31 am
The Crossroads girls’ volleyball is doing extremely well this year. The Roadrunners are making a lot of noise this season as one of the top teams in their division in the CIF Southern Section.
Posted Oct. 23, 2013, 6:39 am
Last year at this time, Pacifica Christian was rolling through its schedule on a way to a CIF Southern Section Division 4A championship game appearance against Rolling Hills Prep.
Posted Oct. 10, 2013, 7:35 am
After losing a tough game against Cate, Seawolves rebound with win.
Posted Oct. 2, 2013, 9:24 am
Pacifica Christian, the top team in the CIF Southern Section Division 4A, has had early season success, but have big games coming up.
Posted Aug. 9, 2013, 9:07 am
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is bringing Saint-Tropez style to Santa Monica as they team up with iconic Côte d’Azur swimwear company Vilebrequin for its second annual Vilebrequin Beach Volleyball Games.
Posted Jul. 14, 2013, 9:01 am
Santa Monica High School four year Varsity starting middle blocker and recent graduate class of 2013, Greta Schmittdiel, has signed to CSULA.
Posted Jun. 30, 2013, 9:18 am
Registration is now open for the upcoming season of United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) this Fall.
Posted Jun. 9, 2013, 12:30 pm
Pacifica Christian blue chip volleyball setter Kiani Lane has committed to Gonzaga University as a recruited walk-on after leading the Seawolves to the CIF Finals in 2013, and come fall she will face new adversaries and challenges from volleyball players in the powerful West Coast Conference. Lane said that she considered attending many different schools but decided on playing for the Division I Bulldogs in the end. “I have never been a person who had their heart set on a school, but I never thought I would be able to find a school that fits me as perfectly as Gonzaga,” said Lane.
Posted Apr. 24, 2013, 3:06 pm
The Sunshine 12 Westside girls volleyball team won the Southern California Volleyball Association (SCVA) National Qualifier at the Anaheim Convention Center Sunday afternoon after an amazing weekend tournament that sported twists and turns and saw the girls pressured to win three matches in a row before they won the championship game in the gold round. Sunshine 12 Westside girls volleyball Head Coach Lenka Jamrichova said that the girls gave it their all in order to win the SCVA tournament. "Going 1-2 on the first day was not ideal but I still knew we could get back into it if we played like we did in St. Louis and in the last regional tournament," said Jamrichova.
Posted Mar. 29, 2013, 4:48 pm
The Sunshine 12 Westside girls volleyball team won the 2013 Nike Mideast Qualifier volleyball tournament after grinding through three grueling days of volleyball matches against top club volleyball teams in the nation in St. Louis March 15-17. With the prestigious national tournament win, the Sunshine 12 Westside girls volleyball team qualifies to play in the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships in Dallas,Texas June 28-July 5.
Posted Mar. 9, 2013, 1:19 pm
Crossroads (4-0) boys volleyball won their first league game against Brentwood (1-2) soaring over the Eagles 3-1 at Brentwood High School Friday night. The Roadrunners lost the first set 27-25 before climbing back on top to win the next three sets 25-19, 25-23, and 25-15. Crossroads Boys Volleyball Head Coach Mary Jo Deutschman said the Roadrunners played well against the Eagles. "It's our first league game and I think we played well," said Deutschman. "We lost the first game but then we just buckled down and came back tough and gritted it out."
Posted Mar. 2, 2013, 2:33 pm
The third set was tied after outside hitter Zach Brown of Santa Monica College (3-5) evened the score against LA Pierce 29-29 with the Corsairs looking for their first Conference win of the season over the LA Pierce Brahmas (3-4) at home Friday night. But the Corsairs were stopped short of the victory after four sets 3-1 by Setter Tyler Yanez who managed to place in a point after a long volley to put the Brahmas ahead 30-29.
Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 8:55 am
Santa Monica College (3-2) lost to Irvine Valley College (5-0) in volleyball in a close five-set match 20-25, 25-21, 14-25, 25-18, 15-11 Friday night at home. SMC Volleyball Head Coach John Mayer thought that even though the Corsairs lost to the Lasers that they competed well.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012, 12:20 pm
The Windward Wildcats Volleyball team are still alive in the state playoffs and have crossed into another phase of their 2012 season this time playing in the Southern California Regionals of the California State Volleyball Championships tournament beating Hoover 3-1 in Fresno Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Posted Nov. 18, 2012, 4:24 am
Mountain Valley League Champions Rim of the World (26-1) defeated Windward (15-5) in three sets in the CIF Southern Section 3AA finals Saturday night. According to Windward Volleyball Head Coach Michelle McGuire, the Wildcats fought through bouts of ball control issues against a "scrappy Rim team" but came up short in the championship match.
Posted Nov. 14, 2012, 7:05 pm
Santa Monica High School seniors Jordan Matthews, Joslyn Hayes, and Dane Keckin signed contracts to play sports while attending college during a ceremony held to honor the athletes Wednesday afternoon at Samohi.