NCAA volleyball: Ohio State focused on advancing, not revenge vs. Wisconsin

December 9, 2016

  One of the beauties of NCAA tournament play, according to Stanford volleyball coach John Dunning, is the opportunity to match wits with an unfamiliar opponent. “One of the great things this time of year, for me as a coach, is getting to play teams you don’t see as often,” said Dunning, a member of the AVCA Hall of Fame who has led the Cardinal to four NCAA titles. “That’s…

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Osmany Juantorena Amazing pipe

November 30, 2016

Osmany Juantorena give very good shoot , He is very good attacker . Osmany Juantorena Portuondo (born 12 August 1985) is a Cuban volleyball player with Italian citizenship, a member of Cuba men’s national volleyball team in 2003–2006 and current member of Italy men’s national volleyball team and Italian club Cucine Lube Civitanova, bronze medalist of the 2005 World League. He is a multiple winner of the CEV Champions League and…

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Students chant ‘build that wall’ during Texas volleyball tournament

November 17, 2016

Archer City students chanted “Build that wall” during a high school volleyball game Friday against a school located along the Texas-Mexico border, according to a social media post. The incident involved students from Archer City ISD, not far from Wichita Falls. It was directed toward Fort Hancock ISD during a regional volleyball match in Snyder, in West Texas, officials said. The chant was a reference to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise that…

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Kansas sweeps West Virginia in volleyball

October 21, 2016

Kansas junior Setter Ainise Havili drops the ball over the net against West Virginia on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 in the Horejsi Center.   It’s an image that can make even the most promising of seasons flash before one’s eyes: All-American drops to floor and athletic trainer rushes in from sideline to come to the athlete’s aid. Junior setter Ainise Havili collided heads with teammate Zoe Hill and went to…

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Girls volleyball: Westosha Central disqualified

October 18, 2016

  Westosha Central, a favorite to reach the WIAA girls volleyball tournament, has been disqualified from the postseason because of a scheduling error. Team members sent out a mass e-mail to media throughout the state Monday evening to announce the news and seek support for an appeal to the WIAA. Central coach Charlie Berg later confirmed that his team had been disqualified from the tournament. “It was an administrative scheduling error,” Berg explained….

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Volleyball Some Blocks Shoot ( Video )

September 27, 2016

Volleyball game is one of the best and fair game in SportCreative . Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since 1964.

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No. 2 Volleyball falls to No. 6 Wisconsin

September 19, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas – No. 2 Texas Volleyball fell in a thrilling five-set match against No. 6 Wisconsin, 3-2 (25-21, 26-24, 23-25, 21-25, 18-20), on Sunday afternoon inside Gregory Gymnasium. With the loss, the Longhorns move to 8-2 on the season. Three Longhorns registered double-digit kills. Freshman Micaya White posted a career-high 23 kills, hitting a team-high .302 percent for the match, along with three solo blocks and a block assist….

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Utah women’s volleyball: Utes score a huge upset over No. 9 BYU in five sets

September 17, 2016

PROVO — Considering the struggles Utah’s Adora Anae had to go through to finally get on top of BYU, her match-winning point on Thursday was shockingly easy. With BYU’s Smith Fieldhouse crowd screaming, and with Utah up 14-13 in the fifth and final set, Anae suddenly found the ball in perfect position at the center of the net, by virtue of a BYU overpass. The junior knew exactly what to…

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In Rio: Brazil volleyball wins gold

August 31, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With Neymar in a courtside seat cheering his countrymen, Wallace pumped his arms and let out screams from deep in his lungs as Brazil fed off the energy in raucous Maracanazinho arena. Over and over again he celebrated each point that got his team closer to an Olympic title. Brazil’s determined men’s volleyball team gave the hosts another sensational gold right next door to where…

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