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SANDCAST: A 17-year-old made BounceBeach the most viral beach volleyball account

The idea began, like all viral ideas do, with something so blatantly obvious it was overlooked by everyone. Parker Conley was the rare type...
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After more than two decades, 44-year-old Jake Gibb has eye on final volleyball prize

He’s 44 and this year was supposed to be the end. Now, Jake Gibb said, “I have a fixed date. I’m done after 2021.” That will...
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Torrey Van Winden transfers to Florida State for final beach season

Given the magnitude of deciding where her next step in life would be, it was a surprisingly easy one for Torrey Van Winden. She had...
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FIVB extends Olympic beach qualification process into 2021

The International Olympic Committee and FIVB on Wednesday announced updates to the beach volleyball Olympic qualification system.  The Olympic ranking qualification deadline has been extended...
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SANDCAST: Savvy Simo, UCLA’s favorite “pain in the butt,” returns for one more year

On the evening of January 14, UCLA women’s volleyball coach Mike Sealy had the mic. As he expounded on the tremendous careers of his...
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That’s a wrap: We finish with Beach Kings (Green Flash), All You’ve Got, and...

After reviewing Spiker, Miracle Season, Girls With Balls, Top Gun, Cloud 9, Miles, Side Out, Impact Point, and Air Bud Spikes Back, we finish...
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Volleyball movies: We continue with Side Out, Impact Point, Air Bud Spikes Back

We’re all quarantined. No volleyball. But there are volleyball movies! Here are three more, two of which had a pretty high volleyball-reality rating, and another with...
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SANDCAST: Consummate teammate Mike Lambert still giving credit to his partners

After a few minutes of cordial catching up and introductions, Mike Lambert paused, sitting in his office in Lucca, Italy, and wondered, on SANDCAST:...
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12 volleyball movies: We start with Spiker, Miracle Season, and Girls With Balls (really)

Yep. I’m a confirmed volleyball nerd. As such, I’ve been collecting volleyball movies for years with the intention of someday having a volleyball movie...
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Lindahl’s college volleyball career comes full circle with transfer to LMU

Iya Lindahl was just a freshman at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego when she took her first college visit. She knew she...

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