It was another successful summer for the Long Beach Mizuno Volleyball Club, the elite club owned by Long Beach State women’s volleyball coach Joy McKienzie-Fuerbringer and her husband, Matt. Mizuno sent six teams to the Girls Junior National Championships in Indianapolis, with five of them finishing in the top 10 and one winning a national championship. […]
It was another great year for St. Anthony volleyball under head girls’ and boys’ coach Alicia Lemau’u, who took the Saints to historic heights in the fall and the spring. The girls’ volleyball team was able to make it to the CIF-SS semifinals, something they’d done before under Lemau’u, having won a CIF championship three […]
The Long Beach Mizuno Volleyball Club 13U girls’ squad is going to be competing for another national title this summer at the Junior Olympics. The same group had a 64-1 record last year on their way to a National Division title. These Mizuno All-Stars are ranked in the top five after winning 52 of their […]
Photo courtesy FIVB There already wasn’t any doubt that the last four years were a golden age for the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team, with four Final Four appearances and back-to-back national championships. That fact was solidified last week, when four Long Beach State alums were named to the USA National Team for the […]
Congratulations to all of the All-Moore League boys’ volleyball honorees
Becoming a sportswriter a dozen years ago has had several unexpected consequences in my life. I involuntarily take stats in my head even when I’m watching a game on television for fun. I’m an expert on the national anthem, which I’ve heard performed (conservatively) 500 times. And I have spent more hours than I can […]
This week on the show Mike & JJ talk to Lakewood volleyball coach Mike Wadley and decide if the Long Beach State men’s volleyball team is the best team in Long Beach sports history. 00:00 Is Long Beach State Men’s Volleyball the best ever? 08:00 Offseason Reset Interview with Lakewood Coach Mike Wadley 27:20 Athletes […]
VIDEO BY MATT SIMON CIF Volleyball: St. Anthony vs. Los Altos We’ve got highlight from the five-set semifinal match.
STORY BY MATT SIMON Heading into Wednesday night’s CIF Division 4 semifinal matchup at Jack Errion Gym the St. Anthony boys’ volleyball team had already set the bar for the program regardless of the match outcome. St. Anthony Coach Alicia Lemau’u had that same message for her team after the Saints lost to Los Altos […]
We’ve got some great photos from the five-set semifinal thriller at St. Anthony tonight thanks to photographer Stephen Dachman.