The three-time defending Penn State women's volleyball team has been selected as a nominee for the prestigious Dapper Dan Awards. The annual award is given to a figure from the Pittsburgh area who has made the most outstanding accomplishment in sports during the past year.The Nittany Lions women's volleyball team is one of four nominees for 2009 Sportswoman of the Year. Dapper Dan Charities' executive committee will select the winners from the top vote-getters in each of five categories including, Sportsman of the Year, Sportswoman of the Year, Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, Best Play and Best Sports Moment. The team is joined in the Sportswoman of the Year category by North Carolina women's soccer player Meghan Klingenberg, Duquesne women's basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio and Pitt's Senior Associate Athletics Director Carol Sprague.
Vega said he hopes to use the designation to leverage support and financing for the Volleyball Hall of Fame, something the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in neighboring Springfield was able to do after then Gov. Mitt Romney made basketball ...more
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Trent earlier this week named Josh Roddy the new wrestling coach and Chynna Blaker head of the volleyball program. Roddy, a 2009 Durand graduate and former state-qualifying wrestler, is finishing up his degree at Central Michigan University while Blaker ...more
After an exciting Friday on the Shoreline sand, the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball is set for a full slate of semifinal games today.Americans Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat get it started as one of two women's quarterfinal matches this morning ...more
In the midst of wrangling over everything from a bill aimed at reducing gun violence to one meant to curb harassment and obstruction outside abortion clinics, the Massachusetts Legislature this month gave speedy passage to a legislation giving volleyball ...more