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Volleyball Notebook 7/.31/2020-Jordan Larson

Volleyball notebook: Pro venture chooses Nashville, Georgetown promotes Heller

Nashville, the hip Tennessee city known more for country music than anything else, is a big-time Southern sports city. To wit, it’s the home...
Karch Kiraly 6/11/2020

From Volleyball magazine in 1990: An in-depth profile of Karch Kiraly

This time of no volleyball has given us opportunity to go into our archives and this time we've found a really good one. Volleyball magazine,...
Volleyball documentary movies 5/31/2020-the Iron Hammer-Jenny Lang Ping

Two volleyball movies — Lang Ping and the men’s game in America — make...

Two volleyball documentary movies are coming out this week, one about Chinese legend Jenny Lang Ping called “The Iron Hammer,” and the other about...

Volleyball notes: USAV cancels, AAU still on, coaching carousel, Iowa settles, USAV HOF

From USA Volleyball finally canceling its national girls and boys championships, to AAU hanging on — or as one person texting me, “And we...
Spiker-Volleyball movies 1 5/5/2020-Dusty Dvorak

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...

Athletes Unlimited takes unique approach launching women’s pro volleyball in America

There is going to be another attempt at women’s professional volleyball in America, but this one hoping to launch in February 2021 will be...
Rita 1980 USA 4/17/2020-USA women's national team-USAVWNT 1980

Different than 1980, but FIU’s Buck-Crockett, USA teammates know what this is like

Quarantine has a whole different meaning for Rita Buck-Crockett. For starters, the FIU beach and indoors coach now has to work at home, which in...
volleyball books 3/31/2020-Travis Mewhirter-We Were Kings

Read on: Here’s a list of favorite volleyball books to help with quarantine boredom

Time to come clean. John Forman? Those Volleyball Coaching Wizards books you wrote with Mark Lebedew that you sent me? I haven’t read them. Chris Austin?...
Harlan Cohen 3/28/2020-Marv Dunphy

Volleyball was family for Harlan Cohen, who died last week at 85

Legendary volleyball coach Harlan Cohen died last week at 85. But simply calling him a legendary coach doesn't begin to cover it. In its announcement...
YSA Olympic postponement 3/26/2020-Lauren Carlini-Dinamo Moscow

“Crazy” times for USA Olympians as men, women deal with postponement

(Note: Updated 5 p.m. Thursday with quotes from Chiaka Ogbogu, thanks to Megan Kaplon.) John Speraw used to leave his house in San Juan Capistrano...

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