Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb won their second straight King of the Court crown, following victory in Waikiki last week with another win in Huntington Beach on Sunday. Alix Klineman/April Ross finished off the USA sweep with the women’s crown.
The final stop on the King of the Court Crown Series tour hits Huntington Beach, California on Saturday with 20 men’s and 20 women’s teams competing.
The Association of Volleyball Professionals returned to Hawaii for the first time in 13-years this past weekend. Fort Derussy, Waikiki…
Americans April Ross/Alix Klineman and Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena wrapped up the 2018 AVP season with first place finishes at the Hawaii Invitational, for the $20,000 top prize and the fourth AVP crown of the year for both duos.
The semifinals are set for the Hawaii Invitational with three American pairs joining Brazilians Agatha/Duda on the women’s side. Brazilians Saymon/Guto and Dutch pair Brouwer Meeuwsen along with Dalhausser/Lucena and Bourne/Grabb will vie for the men’s title.
The King of the Court Crown Series makes its third stop of the season in Waikiki, for a dual gender event, following men’s only events in Utrecht, Netherlands, and Antwerp, Belgium.
The AVP Hawaii Invitational, the final stop on the 2018 tour, is just days away and the field has been set. Eight teams per gender, including both reigning FIVB World Tour Finals champs, with vie for the title in the double-elimination two-day affair.
The Southern California Indoor Volleyball Hall of Fame (SCIVBHOF) has announced its final group of 27 nominees, consisting of players and coaches that range from the 1940s to the 2000s, for 15 induction spots for the 2019 class.
No. 3 seed Alix Klineman/April Ross claimed their third AVP title of the season and a $25,000 payday by winning the AVP Gold Series Championship in Chicago on Sunday.
As the sun set on Chicago Saturday night, the semifinals field was set for the AVP Gold Series Championships, though the day was ripe with upsets in the contender’s bracket, with No. 18 Terese Cannon/Sarah Sponcil making it all the way back to the semis through five matches.