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.
UL head volleyball coach Heather Mazeitis-Fontenot is ecstatic over her teams 10-0 start, but now as Sun Belt Conference play begins, the record is now 0-0, she said.Sent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted ...more
The junior from Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont said she plans to play volleyball and study education at Northern Iowa."I want to be a teacher," Taylor said. "I've wanted to be a teacher/coach for a long time."Taylor is preparing for her academic pursuits ...more
PARMA, Ohio -- Last season was a dream year for the Padua volleyball team as the Bruins went on to win the Division II state championship.That team was loaded with a lot of seniors, so there has been a lot of changes made to the lineup this season.more
Defending state champion Montgomery Academy defeated Jeff Davis 25-11, 25-10 and 25-11 on Tuesday. Jillian Tinglin led the Eagles with 14 kills, and Kayla White had 11 kills and five blocks. Emma Franklin added eight kills and three blocks. Mary Ren Stevmore
HURRICANE Snow Canyon's volleyball team is now in the driver's seat in the Region 9 race after cruising, for the most part, to a three-set sweep of defending state champion Hurricane Tuesday. "They beat Desert Hills in five, so to beat them in threemore