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.
One of New Orleans' volleyball powerhouses will have a new head coach at the helm this season and she is a familiar face to the program.Athletic Director and volleyball coach Mike Barnes will step away from hisresponsibilitiesas head coach and will hand ...more
Louis Mitchell has built a successful volleyball program at Detroit Renaissance with five Public School League titles.However, that success hasnt translated into a deep run in the MHSAA state tournament.The farthest weve gotten is the regional, said Mitchell ...more
New Hilton Head Prep volleyball coach Laura Sirball, whose hiring was confirmed Tuesday by athletics director Rich Basirico, said she is looking forward to getting to work. "I'm a little nervous and excited," Sirball said over the phone from Virginia ...more
Hyden, who played at San Diego State and participated in two Olympics as a member of the United States' indoor team, has competed as a beach volleyball professional for 12 years. Bourne, who played indoors for USC, started his pro career on the beach ...more
Sydney Wetterstrom, one of the state's top all-around athletes in the class of 2016, has committed to Michigan to play volleyball. Wetterstrom, who will be a junior at Longmont this fall, tweeted the news of her commitment on Tuesday afternoon: I'mmore