Spieler-Van Winden repeat as Santa Barbara Open champs

Katie-Spieler

  It was the family final Sunday at the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Barbara Women’s Open. On one side of the net, you had … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica enters home stretch with volleyball, swimming, kayaks

Katie Spieler and her cousin Torrey Van Winden are back to defend the title in the CBVA Santa Barbara Open.

The Semana Nautica summer sports festival reaches its climax this weekend with a pair of ocean swims, men’s and women’s open beach volleyball … [Read more...]

Next Level Watch: Locals on NCAA Sand Volleyball rosters; Scarvelis recognized by Pac-12

Katie Spieler is a key component of Hawaii's Sand Volleyball team, ranked No. 2 in the country. (Photo Courtesy of Hawaii Athletics)

  Eight former local prep athletes are playing Division 1 NCAA Sand Volleyball this spring, many for the top teams in the country. Eve … [Read more...]

Rogers-Brunner come up short at Manhattan Open

Todd Rogers - Beach Volleyball

  Playing in Southern California is bringing out the best in Todd Rogers. He and partner Theo Brunner earned a bronze medal a few weeks ago … [Read more...]

Family ties push Spieler-Van Winden to Santa Barbara Women’s Open title

Katie Spieler and her cousin Torrey Van Winden are back to defend the title in the CBVA Santa Barbara Open.

It was all about family in the finals of the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Barbara Women’s Open on Sunday. Cousins Katie Spieler … [Read more...]

Best of East Beach ready for Santa Barbara Open

Former DP standout Katie Spieler is playing in the Santa Barbara Open with her cousin Torrey Van Winden.

Many of the top local beach volleyball players will be looking to experience the feeling of winning a tournament on the home sand  as the California … [Read more...]

Spieler-Ettinger win State Beach AAA tourney

A pair of former high school volleyball stars combined to win the California Beach Volleyball Association Women’s AAA Tournament at Will Rogers State … [Read more...]

Jeschke-Richardson win all-local final in SB ‘B’

East Beach locals Arri Jeschke, left, and George Richardson won the CBVA Santa Barbara Men's B Tournament.

Arri Jeschke and Jorge (Jorgeño) Richardson won their California Beach Volleyball Association "A" ratings by capturing the Santa Barbara Men's B … [Read more...]

Caitlin Racich wins second national title at Pepperdine

Dos Pueblos alumni Caitlin Racich, left, and Taylor Racich, right, won a national championship in NCAA sand volleyball.

  Dos Pueblos alum Caitlin Racich won her second national championship as a member of the Pepperdine women's sand volleyball … [Read more...]

Bennett-Evans capture Santa Cruz Open title

Katie Spieler, left, and younger cousin Torrey Van Winden, right

East Beach locals Dillan Bennett and Miles Evans won the California Beach Volleyball Association’s Santa Cruz Open on Saturday, beating Todd … [Read more...]