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Tawa’s Dots: Recalling NCAA semifinalists as kids, like Batenhorst, Krause, Hames, Gray, Dilfer, Sun,...

This is “Dots,” an occasional look at 10 things in club or high-school volleyball, past or present, that interest me and hopefully will interest...

LOVB procuring, building junior clubs, eyeing launch of U.S. women’s pro volleyball league

Sometime in 2022, we should see the beginnings of a new women's professional volleyball league in the United States. A new organization with seemingly deep...

“Guiding light of volleyball in the Midwest,” legendary Dr. Don Shondell dies at 92

The father of Indiana volleyball, Dr. Don Shondell, died Tuesday night. Shondell, whose reach into the sport is almost beyond imagination and who put Muncie,...

Dr. Chris Koutures: Dealing with shoulder discomfort, labral tears

Volleyball players are no strangers to shoulder discomfort. There is nothing like the immediate pain from landing awkwardly while trying to dig a short ball....
2021 VBM Boys Fab 50 8/14/2021-Klistan Lawrence

Tremendous balance in VolleyballMag.com’s 2021 Boys Fab 50 presented by Academy Volleyball

The overarching theme in this year’s VolleyballMag.com Boys Fab 50 list presented by Academy Volleyball is everybody got taken care of. A total of 26...

Tawa’s great memories: Re-visiting the USA Olympians when they played in club and HS

The players on the 2021 USA women’s Olympic volleyball team all had distinguished high school/club careers. I am fortunate to have covered all of...
Mondays with Mick 7/19/2021-Mick Haley-Logan Tom

Mondays with Mick: Talking with TK about the BIP tourney in Croatia, Israeli coach...

Normally we do Mondays with Mick during the NCAA women's season, but Mick just got back from a trip to Slovenia and Croatia where...
Mira Costa beach title 6/13/2021-Mira Costa beach volleyball 6/13/2021

Mira Costa extends its dynasty with California state HS beach volleyball title

Mira Costa high school is located in iconic Manhattan Beach, and some of its famous beach volleyball alumni include 2000 gold-medalist Eric Fonoimoana, three-time...
Tawa's Dots 6/3/2021-Madfrog 16 Black

Tawa’s Dots: Triple Crown NIT hit a home run in Kansas City

Tawa's Dots (June 3, 2021): Club or high school volleyball factoids, notions and ideas to impress your friends (or not) • Today we talk about...
Tawa's Dots 6/1/2021-NorCal 15 Black

Tawa’s Dots: Triple Crown triple crowns; at-large interest grows; Crossroads, Red Rock approach controversy...

Daily Dots (June 1, 2021): Club or high school volleyball factoids, notions and ideas to impress your friends (or not) • There are a lot...