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.
There's pressure in making history, something the fourth-ranked Florida State volleyball team didn't necessarily anticipate when the season started.The weight of an unbeaten season can show at times, especially in facing teams without winning records ...more
In an eight-day span, Kansas Universitys volleyball team went from 0-3 in the Big 12 to .500 and No. 30 in the all-important RPI to No. 20.We won three Big 12 matches, two on the road. Thats a really good week, KU coach Ray Bechard said after the (15-5 ...more
Almost all the ingredients required for No. 17 Arizona State volleyball to pull a major upset were in place Friday night. A large and boisterous. Loading Post to Facebook. No. 3 Washington volleyball sweeps No. 17 ASU before large crowd Almost allmore
COOKEVILLE The Blackman volleyball team made it a District 7-AAA sweep on Thursday night in the Class AAA sectionals. On the heels of Siegel's 3-1 victory over Ooltewah, the Lady Blaze fought off a determined Cookeville squad as they punched their...more
INJURIES: Hanson High basketball and volleyball standout Kynedi Cheeseman has been sidelined by a torn ACL for the rest of the volleyball and basketball seasons. The 5-foot-9 junior was a first-team Class B all-stater in basketball last season, when she ...more