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June 11, 2000 | MIKE BRESNAHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Loiola never knew where he would hear The Question. Maybe it would come from his neighbor. Or from the guy behind him in the checkout line. Or the woman dining at the table next to him. Inevitably, Loiola heard it again and again last year: "Why aren't you winning in the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour?" After claiming seven AVP tournament titles in 1998 and 12 in 1997, Loiola failed to win one last year, finishing third three times and second twice. That might soon change.
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August 16, 2003 | Mike Bresnahan, Times Staff Writer
Jose Loiola, one of the most demonstrative and dynamic beach volleyball players, gets unusually quiet when asked about what happened in Brazil. One of the top players in the world, he doesn't want to talk about the apparent rift with the volleyball federation in his home country. His tight-lipped answer after Sunday's Manhattan Beach Open: "Too much politics involved." A few days later? "I had my problems with them in the past. It seems like everything has been taken care of.
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July 16, 2000
Second-seeded Misty May and Holly McPeak won two matches Saturday at the FIVB's German Open in Berlin, including a 15-11 victory over third-seeded Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan, to reach the semifinals and improve their U.S. Olympic standing. Because Liz Masakayan and Elaine Youngs, from El Toro High, finished 17th after winning only one of three matches Friday, May, from Newport Harbor High, and McPeak moved into second place in the U.S.
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July 16, 2000
Second-seeded Misty May and Holly McPeak won two matches Saturday at the FIVB's German Open in Berlin, including a 15-11 victory over third-seeded Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan, to reach the semifinals and improve their U.S. Olympic standing. Because Liz Masakayan and Elaine Youngs, from El Toro High, finished 17th after winning only one of three matches Friday, May, from Newport Harbor High, and McPeak moved into second place in the U.S.
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August 16, 2003 | Mike Bresnahan, Times Staff Writer
Jose Loiola, one of the most demonstrative and dynamic beach volleyball players, gets unusually quiet when asked about what happened in Brazil. One of the top players in the world, he doesn't want to talk about the apparent rift with the volleyball federation in his home country. His tight-lipped answer after Sunday's Manhattan Beach Open: "Too much politics involved." A few days later? "I had my problems with them in the past. It seems like everything has been taken care of.
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August 16, 1998 | SCOTT MOE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to the seeding, the winners' bracket final of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' tournament at Hermosa Beach today should be a United States-Brazil matchup. It is, but it's not the players the Miller Lite/AVP Tour envisioned. Top-seeded Karch Kiraly and Adam Johnson are one of the two remaining undefeated teams in the double-elimination $50,000 Miller Lite U.S. Championships. However, Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego, the No.
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June 14, 1997 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Menges remembers the first time he saw Jose Loiola play a beach volleyball match four years ago. "He had a lot of raw talent and a great deal of volleyball skills," said Menges, who won 43 beach volleyball tournaments in his career. "He just didn't know how to control his emotions. He was a little wild." Since making his debut on the Miller Lite/AVP Tour in 1993 with fellow Brazilian Anjinho Bacil, Loiola has become the game's fastest-rising star.
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May 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Top-seeded Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes defeated the Brazilian team of Eduardo Anginho and Jose Loiola, 15-8, to win the Miller Lite Open at Ft. Worth, Tex. In the women's division, Linda Carrillo and Nancy Reno defeated Holly McPeak and Linda Hanley, 15-4.
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July 15, 1996
In a final featuring two teams headed for the Olympics, top-seeded Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno defeated second-seeded Barbara Fontana Harris and Linda Hanley, 15-11, to win the Evian Women's Pro Beach Volleyball Tour event at Chicago. At Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Adam Johnson and Jose Loiola defeated Olympians Mike Dodd and Mike Whitmarsh, 15-10, to post their second consecutive tournament victory.
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June 19, 2000
Misty May, of Newport Harbor High and Long Beach State, and partner Holly McPeak lost to Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede, 15-12, in the final of the FIVB Toronto Open Sunday. Behar and Bede won $26,000 and May and McPeak won $18,000. In the men's final, Brazil's Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego defeated John Child and Mark Hesse of Canada, 16-14. Loiola and Rego trailed, 14-8, before rallying to win the first prize of $28,000.
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June 11, 2000 | MIKE BRESNAHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jose Loiola never knew where he would hear The Question. Maybe it would come from his neighbor. Or from the guy behind him in the checkout line. Or the woman dining at the table next to him. Inevitably, Loiola heard it again and again last year: "Why aren't you winning in the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour?" After claiming seven AVP tournament titles in 1998 and 12 in 1997, Loiola failed to win one last year, finishing third three times and second twice. That might soon change.
SPORTS
August 16, 1998 | SCOTT MOE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to the seeding, the winners' bracket final of the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals' tournament at Hermosa Beach today should be a United States-Brazil matchup. It is, but it's not the players the Miller Lite/AVP Tour envisioned. Top-seeded Karch Kiraly and Adam Johnson are one of the two remaining undefeated teams in the double-elimination $50,000 Miller Lite U.S. Championships. However, Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego, the No.
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June 14, 1997 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Menges remembers the first time he saw Jose Loiola play a beach volleyball match four years ago. "He had a lot of raw talent and a great deal of volleyball skills," said Menges, who won 43 beach volleyball tournaments in his career. "He just didn't know how to control his emotions. He was a little wild." Since making his debut on the Miller Lite/AVP Tour in 1993 with fellow Brazilian Anjinho Bacil, Loiola has become the game's fastest-rising star.
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August 27, 2000 | MIKE BRESNAHAN
Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana learned Saturday they were ninth-seeded in the Sydney Olympics and and will open up against No. 16 Oliver Oetke and Andreas Scheuerpflug of Germany. The other U.S. team, Kevin Wong and Rob Heidger, was seeded No. 7. They play No. 18 Jody Holden and Conrad Leinemann of Canada. Jose Loiola and Emanuel Rego, who play for Brazil and live in Southern California, were seeded No. 2 and will play No. 23 Matthew Grinlaubs and Joshua Slack of Australia.
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June 21, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Miscellany Ze'Marco de Melo and Ricardo Santos defeated fellow Brazilians, Emanuel Scheffer and Jose Loiola, 15-10, in the gold-medal match in the $500,000 Labatt Blue Toronto Open FIVB beach volleyball tournament. The winners split $30,000. San Clemente's Karch Kiraly, who was seeking a record 140th title, and partner Adam Johnson (Laguna Beach High) lost to de Melo and Santos in the semifinals, 15-9. Rob Heidger and Kevin Wong defeated Kiraly and Johnson in the bronze-medal match, 16-14.
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