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June 27, 2008
The women?s team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh and men?s team of Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers ? the top-ranked teams on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Crocs Tour ? won gold last weekend at the Henkel Grand Chelem. The tournament, played in Paris, was a key qualifier for the August Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Laguna Beach High grad Rachel Wacholder (1993) and Tyra Turner just missed out on winning gold, as the pair fell in the women?s final to May-Treanor/Walsh.
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July 14, 2009
Laguna Beach native Rachel Wacholder had a baby in early April, but that’s not going to keep her off the sand for long. Wacholder is planning a return to the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour with Kerri Walsh, the AVP has announced. The duo is working toward playing at the Hermosa Beach Open, scheduled for Aug. 6-9. Wacholder, 34, had son Koa on April 3. Her husband, Sean Scott, also plays on the AVP Tour. Wacholder, who now lives in Redondo Beach, has won six AVP Tour titles and finished the season ranked as high as third (2005-06)
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May 2, 2008
The Huntington Beach Open, the Assn. of Volleyball Professional first Southern California stop of the year, continues today at Huntington Beach Pier. Today?s main draw action begins at 8 a.m., and also on Saturday, when the men?s final will take place at 1:30 p.m. and women?s title match at 3 p.m. The Cuervo Gold Crown Series Final will take place on Sunday, the men?s final at 1:30 p.m. and the women?s final at 3 p.m. In addition to Laguna Beach High products Rachel Wacholder and Dain Blanton, the Huntington Beach Open will feature Olympic hopefuls Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers, as well as the top-seeded women?
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September 5, 2008
A record sell-out crowd at the AVP Crocs Cup Shootout in Mason, Ohio, on Sunday was treated to an Olympics feast. The women?s final featured two teams that represented the U.S. at the Beijing Games last month, and it was the No. 3-seeded team of Elaine Youngs and Nicole Branagh who upended the No. 1-seed and two-time Olympic gold-medal winning team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 21-19, 10-21, 25-23. It was the first AVP tournament event for both teams since the Olympic Games and was the first loss suffered by May-Treanor and Walsh since Aug. 19, 2007.
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August 4, 2006
The Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' Crocs Tour returns to the southland Thursday with the Manhattan Beach Open. Laguna Beach High alums Rachel Wacholder (1993) and Dain Blanton (1990) will compete in the women's and men's events respectively. Qualifier-round competition begins Thursday at the south side of the Manhattan Beach pier. The main draw competition starts Aug. 11 and continues both Aug. 12 and Aug. 13. Wacholder and Blanton will not begin competing until Fri., Aug. 11. The men's final is Sat., Aug. 12 and the women's final is Sun., Aug. 13. Both finals will be televised by NBC. Wacholder, who lives in Redondo Beach, and teammate Elaine Youngs are the No. 2 seed in the women's tournament, behind No. 1-ranked Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh.
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By Matt Szabo | August 14, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH ? Margie Walsh stood under the tent Saturday morning at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Hermosa Beach Open. In her hands, she had her two-month-old grandson, Joey. Joey Jennings, the son of AVP players Casey Jennings and Kerri Walsh, didn?t know any better. He made funny faces and looked adorable, like all babies do, with his bright blue eyes. But Margie Walsh, Kerri?s mom, probably couldn?t help her disappointment after her daughter and Laguna Beach native Rachel Wacholder were knocked out in fifth place.
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By Matt Szabo | August 7, 2009
Their 2009 seasons on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour have been very different. Rachel Wacholder is just beginning hers, while Laguna Beach resident Whitney Pavlik has been playing for months. But both Wacholder, who graduated from Laguna Beach High in 1993, and Pavlik will be at the AVP Hermosa Beach Open this weekend. Wacholder, 34, is playing in her first tournament of the year after having baby Koa in April. The six-time winner on the tour doesn?t have a bad partner ?
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August 25, 2006
It didn't take long for Rachel Wacholder and Jennifer Boss to turn in their best performance as a newly formed team on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals 2006 Crocs Tour. The duo, which came together earlier this month after Wacholder and Elaine Youngs ended their 18-month partnership, finished runner-up last weekend in women's tournament play at the first-ever Brooklyn Open at Coney Island, N.Y. Wacholder and Boss, ranked third, won four straight matches before falling to the No. 1-ranked team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 21-14, 21-13.
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By Mike Sciacca | June 16, 2006
Rachel Wacholder and teammate Elaine Youngs were frustrated after being swept by Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh in the women's final of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Cuervo Gold Crown Huntington Beach Open on May 28. They experienced the same sense of frustration when they lost to the world's top-ranked team in the women's finals of the Santa Barbara Open on May 21. That frustration changed to joy Sunday. Wacholder, a graduate of Laguna Beach High, and Youngs, who prepped at El Toro, won the Hermosa Beach Open, taking the women's title on a beach where they regularly train.
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By Matt Szabo | August 8, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH --- One of the more popular, if not exactly intimidating, nicknames for the new beach volleyball pairing of Rachel Wacholder and Kerri Walsh is “the Mom team.” Both have given birth to a baby boy since April, and they made their debut as a team this weekend at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Hermosa Beach Open. And, while “the Mom team” showed flashes of what may be a very successful pairing for the rest of the season, No. 3-seeded Wacholder and Walsh settled for fifth at Hermosa Beach after losing to Angie Akers and Tyra Turner, 21-11, 21-10, Saturday morning.
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By Matt Szabo | August 14, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH ? Margie Walsh stood under the tent Saturday morning at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Hermosa Beach Open. In her hands, she had her two-month-old grandson, Joey. Joey Jennings, the son of AVP players Casey Jennings and Kerri Walsh, didn?t know any better. He made funny faces and looked adorable, like all babies do, with his bright blue eyes. But Margie Walsh, Kerri?s mom, probably couldn?t help her disappointment after her daughter and Laguna Beach native Rachel Wacholder were knocked out in fifth place.
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By Matt Szabo | August 14, 2009
HERMOSA BEACH — One of the more simple, if not exactly intimidating, nicknames for the new beach volleyball pairing of Rachel Wacholder and Kerri Walsh is “the Mom team.” Both have given birth to a baby boy since April, and they made their debut as a team this weekend at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Hermosa Beach Open. And, while “the Mom team” showed flashes of what may be a very successful pairing for the rest of the season, No. 3-seeded Wacholder and Walsh settled for fifth at Hermosa Beach after losing to Angie Akers and Tyra Turner, 21-11, 21-10, Saturday morning.
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By Matt Szabo | August 7, 2009
Their 2009 seasons on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour have been very different. Rachel Wacholder is just beginning hers, while Laguna Beach resident Whitney Pavlik has been playing for months. But both Wacholder, who graduated from Laguna Beach High in 1993, and Pavlik will be at the AVP Hermosa Beach Open this weekend. Wacholder, 34, is playing in her first tournament of the year after having baby Koa in April. The six-time winner on the tour doesn?t have a bad partner ?
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By Matt Szabo | July 24, 2009
MANHATTAN BEACH — Rachel Wacholder looked so relaxed last weekend at the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour Manhattan Beach Open. Comfortable under a big umbrella with friends? Check. Baby boy Koa, nearly 4 months old, in tow and garnering adoration from said friends? Check. Prime seat on the sand to watch husband and fellow AVP player Sean Scott in action? Check. Life is, well, cool. “Having a baby has been like the coolest thing I’ve ever done in my life,” she said.
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July 14, 2009
Laguna Beach native Rachel Wacholder had a baby in early April, but that’s not going to keep her off the sand for long. Wacholder is planning a return to the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour with Kerri Walsh, the AVP has announced. The duo is working toward playing at the Hermosa Beach Open, scheduled for Aug. 6-9. Wacholder, 34, had son Koa on April 3. Her husband, Sean Scott, also plays on the AVP Tour. Wacholder, who now lives in Redondo Beach, has won six AVP Tour titles and finished the season ranked as high as third (2005-06)
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September 5, 2008
A record sell-out crowd at the AVP Crocs Cup Shootout in Mason, Ohio, on Sunday was treated to an Olympics feast. The women?s final featured two teams that represented the U.S. at the Beijing Games last month, and it was the No. 3-seeded team of Elaine Youngs and Nicole Branagh who upended the No. 1-seed and two-time Olympic gold-medal winning team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 21-19, 10-21, 25-23. It was the first AVP tournament event for both teams since the Olympic Games and was the first loss suffered by May-Treanor and Walsh since Aug. 19, 2007.
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June 27, 2008
The women?s team of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh and men?s team of Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers ? the top-ranked teams on the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Crocs Tour ? won gold last weekend at the Henkel Grand Chelem. The tournament, played in Paris, was a key qualifier for the August Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Laguna Beach High grad Rachel Wacholder (1993) and Tyra Turner just missed out on winning gold, as the pair fell in the women?s final to May-Treanor/Walsh.
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By Ashley Breeding | May 9, 2008
Laguna Beach native Rachel Wacholder and partner Tyra Turnerfinished second in the Huntington Beach Open on Saturday, coming up short against champions Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 21-17, 22-20. Wacholder and Turner, who completed the last of 12 tournament games in which they scored 324 points, took home $15,000. In those 12 games, Wacholder had 100 kills, 185 attacks, 65 digs, two blocks and served two aces. The duo qualified for the semifinals of the Cuervo Gold Crown series Sunday, where they lost a 25-23, 25-23 match to Elaine Youngs and Nicole Branagh, who took home the first-place purse and $25,000 cash prize.
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