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Volleyball is a popular team sport, originating in the United States and now played around the world.
Kick volleyball, where the ball is primarily contacted with the feet, is a popular variant, particular in South American countries.
Volleyball was invented on February 9, 1895 by William G. Morgan at a YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/v/vo/volleyball.html   (776 words)

  
 Volleyball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net.
Volleyball can be a very active sport that can be an excellent source for aerobic exercise.
In blind volleyball, moving the ball to the back row makes it harder for the other team to see where the ball is and by hitting the ball on a flatter trajectory, the back-row players can more easily surprise the receiving team on where the ball will be coming over the net.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Volleyball   (7740 words)

  
 Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Volleyball is a popular sport where teams separated by a high net hit a ball back and forth between the teams using the hands and arms.
Drawings show that a game similar to volleyball was already played in the sixteenth century at the court of Queen Elizabeth I, but officially, William G. Morgan is credited with the invention of volleyball at a YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States, on February 9, 1895.
In blind volleyball, moving the ball to the back row makes it harder for the other team to see where the ball is and by hitting the ball on a more flat trajectory, the back row can more surprise the receiving team on where the ball will be coming over the net.
www.freedownloadsoft.com /info/volleyball.html   (2822 words)

  
 Volleyball Canada
Team Canada Volleyball is pleased to announce the list of invited athletes for the 2006 Junior Men’s (born 1987 /88) and Women’s (born 1988 / 89) Selection Camps, to be held July 7 — 9 at the Universities of Alberta and Regina, respectively.
Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Naoki Miyashita (Miya) as the new Women’s National Team Head Coach.
Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce that they have come to an agreement with Glenn Hoag as the new Men’s National Team Coach.
www.volleyball.ca   (6310 words)

  
 History Of Volleyball
Volleyball was added to school and college physical education and intramural programs.
Volleyball was one of the eight competitions held.
The Japanese volleyball used in the 1964 Olympics, consisted of a rubber carcass with leather panelling.
www.volleyball.org /history.html   (961 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
Volleyball, like basketball, is a sport whose origin is known almost to the day.
Volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan, a student at Springfield College and a director of the YMCA at Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Volleyball has now reached great heights of popularity in the United States and Brazil, largely thanks to the discipline of beach volleyball.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=VB   (253 words)

  
 Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Both Beach Volleyball and Indoor Volleyball are played on courts which are 18m long and 9m wide.
A set is won when the team reaches 15 points for Indoor Volleyball, 12 for Beach Volleyball but in each case there must be a minimum lead of two points.
Beach Volleyball has been popular since the 1950s and was a demonstration sport in the 1992 Olympic Games before appearing on the Olympic programme at Atlanta in 1996.
www.olympics.org.uk /sports/summer/volleyball.asp   (312 words)

  
 Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zellmer, a 5’10” opposite side hitter, is a two-time All-Conference player out of San Joaquin Delta Junior College in Stockton, where she was a member of the 2005 team that advanced to the JC State Finals.
The Chico State volleyball team took unbeaten and 8th-ranked Cal Poly Pomona to the decisive fifth game for just the fifth time this season before falling 30-20, 30-24, 21-30, 19-30, 15-7 in one of the most impressive efforts by a Wildcats squad in recent memory Saturday night at Acker Gymnasium.
The Chico State volleyball team rebounded from a brutal stretch in the schedule in which it lost four in a row with wins at Cal State Monterey Bay and Sonoma State over the weekend.
www.csuchico.edu /athletics/vb   (4184 words)

  
 Volleyball
"Volleyball games were on Tuesdays and Thursdays,'' she says, "and soccer games were on Mondays and Wednesdays.
The ADULT Volleyball Tours to Europe are for Adults 21 and over, who are accomplished volleyball players (BB skill level or higher).
Our Next Junior age Volleyball program July 2003 (Goodwill Ambassadors Europe Tour) "Goodwill Ambassadors Boys and Girls Volleyball Tour To Europe July 2003" We are currently accepting applications for boys and girls aged 15 - 18, who are accomplished volleyball players to represent the US on the 2002 Goodwill Ambassadors World Tour.
members.tripod.com /delawarecountysports/id35.htm   (1365 words)

  
 VOLLEYBALL equipment gifts and accessories
Volleyball Gifts is your one stop source of everything Volleyball related.
Although not all of our balls are featured please feel free to give us a call and we can let you know if we stock the ball you are looking for.
We stock all of our Volleyball products so most items can be shipped the same day as ordered.
www.volleyballgifts.com   (406 words)

  
 Volleyball Plays, Volleyball Drills and Coaching Software
Volleyball playbook 0.9 for windows is now available at the download page.
You can also download the plays and view them in the volleyball playbook program.
You can buy volleyball playbook on the register page.
www.jes-soft.com /volleyball   (139 words)

  
 Volleyball Magazine -> December 2005 | Volume 16 Issue 12
Seen by over 150,000 people per month, Volleyball is the only monthly national magazine committed to covering all aspects of the sport from the ever-expanding juniors scene, to the college game and the beach scene and much more.
Each issue of Volleyball has all the latest news, insightful profiles, training, instructional and nutrition tips, issue-oriented features and photos from some of the sport's top photographers.
Volleyball is a must-read for coaches, players and fans alike.
www.volleyballmag.com   (215 words)

  
 VOLLEYBALL MEMORABILIA Introduction
This award is given in recognition of individuals and organizations for significant contributions to the planning, collection, storage, retrieving and management of volleyball archives.
The VOLLEYBALL MEMORABILIA Roadshow has its roots in the 1996 Olympic Games exhibit in the San Francisco International Airport, where more than 70% of the Airport's Olympic Volleyball display was on loan from VOLLEYBALL MEMORABILIA.
The first official VOLLEYBALL MEMORABILIA Roadshow was in 1997 at a Stanford University Kid's Clinic sponsored by the Stanford Women's Volleyball team.
www.volleyballmemorabilia.com   (367 words)

  
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The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU.com) is pleased to announce its selection of Santa Clara coach Jon Wallace as the 2005 CVU.com National Coach of the Year.
The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU) is pleased to announce its selection of the College of Charleston as the CVU.com Deep Digging Team of the Year for the 2005 season.
The Collegiate Volleyball Update (CVU) is pleased to announce its selection of Nebraska as the CVU.com Blocking Team of the Year for the 2005 season.
www.cvu.com   (546 words)

  
 University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information
NEWARK, DE (June 9, 2006) -- Tyler Kupper, who will be a senior member of the University of Delaware golf team this fall, has been named president of the University of Delaware Student-Athlete Advisory Council for 2006-07 as part of the group’s annual elections.
NEWARK, DE (Feb. 23, 2006) -- University of Delaware volleyball is back and training hard to prepare for a successful 2006 season.
NEWARK, DE (Feb. 15, 2006) -- The University of Delaware volleyball coaches have already hit the recruiting trail hard in January 2006 and they are not slowing down.
www.udel.edu /sportsinfo/volleyball   (626 words)

  
 Florida State Seminoles Official Athletic Site
Sadowsky, a former collegiate and Team USA volleyball player, brings a wealth of experience to the position, both as a coach and player.
The Florida State volleyball team released its 2006 schedule and the Seminoles will battle four teams that competed in the 2005 NCAA Tournament and three programs that were ranked or received votes in the final USA Today/CSTV Top 25 Coaches poll, FSU head coach Todd Kress announced today.
Volleyball store offering a large selection of volleyball gifts, accessories, t-shirts, apparel, books, and volleyball equipment.
seminoles.cstv.com /sports/w-volley/fsu-w-volley-body.html   (298 words)

  
 Cub Scout Sports - Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Explain the rules of volleyball to your leader or adult partner.
Demonstrate skill in two volleyball passing techniques: forearm pass and overhead pass (setting).
Explain how volleyball matches are scored, including the terms side-out and rally scoring.
www.usscouts.org /advance/cubscout/sports/volleyball.html   (297 words)

  
 Men's Volleyball - NCAA Sports.com
UCLA swept Penn State in three games to win the 2006 National Collegiate Men's Volleyball Championship on May 6, defeating the Nittany Lions 30-27,30-27,30-27.
It is the 19th time the Bruins have won the national title in men's volleyball.
Men's collegiate volleyball may not be growing by leaps and bounds, but a program that USA Volleyball established in the 1980s has certainly helped provide a consistent rise in NCAA programs over the years.
www.ncaasports.com /volleyball/mens   (168 words)

  
 Seton Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Volleyball's Jessica King Named Seton Hall Female Junior Athlete of the Year, Tricia Meyers Co-Freshman Female Athlete of the Year
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall junior volleyball player Jessica King was named the Junior Female Athlete of the Year and freshman Tricia Meyers was named Co-Freshman Female Athlete of the Year at the annual Pirate Varsity Club banquet, held Monday evening on the Seton Hall University campus.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Seton Hall head volleyball coach Maureen Rafferty Del Rossi has resigned her position effective Feb. 3, it was announced Friday by Director of Athletics Joe Quinlan.
www.shupirates.com /sports/wvball   (282 words)

  
 NorthwestBearcats.com - Volleyball Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Volleyball Wins at Bearcat Arena For First in 2005- Sept. 30 (3-0 win vs. Southwest Baptist)
Volleyball Falls to Missouri Western in Five - Sept. 21 (3-2 loss vs. Mo.
Volleyball Drops Last Match in Florida to No. 7 Tampa - Sept. 10 (3-1 loss vs. No.
www.nwmissouri.edu /sports/volleyball/pressreleases.shtml   (639 words)

  
 California Golden Bears - Official Athletic Site
The 2006 University of California women's volleyball team will be shown four times on television this fall, including twice live on Comcast SportsNet, and twice on a delayed basis on Fox Sports Net.
The California women's volleyball team will be hosting Stanford in a spring exhibition match this Thursday, Apr. 27 at 7 p.m.
The California women's volleyball team will be hosting Saint Mary's in a spring exhibition match this Thursday, Mar. 23 at 7 p.m.
calbears.cstv.com /sports/w-volley/cal-w-volley-body.html   (331 words)

  
 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The No. 14 Ball State men’s volleyball team suffered a heartbreaking 3-2 (26-30, 30-24, 30-28, 19-30, 15-13) loss to No. 10 IPFW in Thursday’s semifinal match of the 2006 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tournament.
Five members of the Ball State men’s volleyball team have been named to the 2006 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association All-Conference Teams as announced today by the league office.
The Ball State men’s volleyball team recorded its 20th win of the season - - and fifth-straight overall - - with a 3-0 (30-25, 30-20, 30-23) victory at Mercyhurst Saturday evening.
www.ballstatesports.com /mvolleyball   (850 words)

  
 Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hawaii Pacific and Chaminade were each ranked in the top 10 in the most recent NCAA volleyball statistical rankings....
Ten individuals from PacWest Conference teams were ranked in the first NCAA national volleyball statistical rankings....
BILLINGS, MT – Pacific West Conference volleyball coaches have tabbed Hawaii Pacific University as the favorite to capture the 2004 conference crown in a recent coaches poll....
www.pacificwestsports.org /vb.htm   (1963 words)

  
 Open Directory - Sports: Volleyball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rocball - Explanation of the game, rules of play, and the places where it's played for this volleyball variation developed and played on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Volleyball Hall of Fame - History of the game, photo gallery, honorees profiles, and merchandise.
Volleyball Memorabilia - Experience the history of volleyball with this collection of international volleyball memorabilia.
dmoz.org /Sports/Volleyball   (225 words)

  
 Volleyball
They have played Volleyball for over 50 years and are working with 10-12 Boys and Girls teams throughout the year.
He played Division I college volleyball while at George William's and competed at the National Sports Festival in Colorado Springs, played in the Liga de Honor for Carabanchal Volleyball Team in Madrid Spain, and in New York City for Creole Six-Pack and competed in the Empire State Games.
Raquel Chumpitaz-West's volleyball career has taken her to many points on the globe.
elmo.shore.ctc.edu /athletics/pevolleyball.html   (278 words)

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