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We’re headed into the weekend, where two Missouri Volleyball powers out of the American Midwest Conference (AMC) will battle this Saturday in the NAIA Volleyball Match of the Week.  In a great rivalry match up, the Columbia College Cougars visit the Missouri Baptist Spartans in the 2015 Spartan Invitational. Now, it’s time to look at […]

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“Changes in Attitudes”

Looking at the current AVCA DI women’s Volleyball poll I am reminded of the Jimmy Buffet song “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes” because nothing has remained quite the same. We not only have a new team at the top of poll, but every single team and position in the poll, with the exception of […]

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DI Roller Coaster Ride

Look for major changes in the NCAA DI women’s Volleyball poll tomorrow, as we had upsets galore over the weekend.  However, we still have three undefeated teams and four teams with one loss in the top fifteen teams of the AVCA poll, so we will absolutely see some “musical chairs” action after all the results […]

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Quick Set – Great Match Ups This Weekend!

There are some great Volleyball contests this weekend, with two of the best being Eastern Oregon versus Southern Oregon and Penn State hosting Nebraska. Check inside for all the details.

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QUICK SET – Great news for men’s Volleyball! Missouri Baptist University, the NAIA, and ESPN have reached an agreement for live coverage of the 2016 NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational semis and finals, scheduled for April 22nd and 23rd, 2016, at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. Check inside for the full story! 

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Lifetimes of Polls

Some stormy weather in women’s college Volleyball, at least at the DII and DIII levels. However, NAIA and DI remained calm with minimal change. Sometimes it can seem like lifetimes as teams wait for the next poll. And, speaking of lifetimes, that reminds me of another Sheryl Crow song.

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Women’s College Game

Let’s close out the weekend with a recap of the current status of the four major divisions of women’s college Volleyball. To quote Cheryl Crow from the song “A Change”: “…and now I see, A change would do you good, A change would do you good.”

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Team USA Men Win World Cup!

As I think we’ve all heard, Team USA won the 2015 World Cup championship and one of the two Olympic bids awarded at the World Cup. Italy finished second and won the other bid. After a spectacular ten match run, Poland lost to Italy on the final day of competition and finished in third place […]


World Cup – Final Call

Tonight and tomorrow morning we’ll see the final matches of 2015 World Cup.  Three teams are vying for two Olympic bids, and obviously one team is going to be very disappointed.  Let’s look at the possible scenarios inside.

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WORLD CUP – Round 3 Begins!

As the third and final round of the 2015 Men’s World Cup begins, five teams still have a chance to earn one of the two coveted Olympic bids awarded at this competition. Host country Japan is in sixth place and out of contention for an Olympic bid after a grueling 5 set loss to Iran.


Latest Standings

We’re noticeably into the 2015 Women’s Volleyball season and some trends are starting to emerge in each division.  The names at the top in each division are a familiar group who will provide some outstanding Volleyball over the course of this season. In alphabetical order, we’ll look at NAIA, NCAA DI, DII, and DIII.

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Men’s World Cup Takes First Break with Team USA on Top

Round 1 of Men’s World Cup has ended and all the teams now enjoy a two day break. However, the second round starts Wednesday 9/16/2015 (Japan time) and all the teams will be back in the fray once again as the matches move to the second round sites of Osaka and Toyama.  Three matches are […]


Quick Set – Team USA Wins 3rd Match!

Team USA men won their third match in World Cup competition with a straight set victory over Canada (25-21, 25-20, and 25-17). Once again Matt Anderson and Taylor Sander paced Team USA with 13 and 12 points respectively. Here are the standings, current as of 8:00 PM (20:00 PM) Central Time, 9/10/15. Only three of […]