D1/D2 Update

D1//D2 Top Twelve. The same teams remained in the top twelve positions with only minor changes.  Penn State continues to rebound from an early season slump and is rounding into tournament mode.

Great Volleyball Tomorrow !!

Three fantastic, outstanding and tremendous men’s Volleyball matches tomorrow night. And Yes, I’m excited!  All three are intense rivalries, and the lowest ranked team in any of these matches is ranked fourth.  Check inside for all the details, including media options.

NAIA Nuances

NAIA men’s Volleyball continues to rock and roll as the season rushes toward the inevitable crescendo of the NAIA National Invitational Tournament.  This Wednesday, April 1st, Clarke travels to Des Moines and battles Grand View for the lead in the NAIA North Division.  Before we look at the current NAIA division tournament picture, though, let’s revisit […]

BYU Home Win Streak Ends as Cougars Go “Zero for Six” in March

March 2015 was downright unkind to the BYU Cougars men’s Volleyball team.  First, BYU traveled to Stanford, California, and unexpectedly dropped back to back matches to the unranked Cardinal on March 6th and 7th. Then, the Cougars traveled to Malibu, California, and dropped two matches to the fourth-ranked Pepperdine Waves on March 20th and 21st. […]

California Journey!

California currently has a serious water shortage, and this issue is of great concern to the residents of the Golden State. Of significantly less importance, however, is the fact that there is no shortage of good Volleyball in California. Let’s hope and pray that this water shortage abates and corrects itself soon while the outstanding […]

We’re Still Watching Volleyball!

See BYU Cougars and UC Irvine Anteaters battle it out at 7:00 PM Mountain Time on the BYU TV channel. Oops, that’s now.  Check inside for three other great matchups available by live video.

It’s Thursday! We’re Watching Volleyball!

Good evening, Volleyball Fans! No article tonight because we’re watching the Pepperdine Waves take on the 49ers of Long Beach State in a critical MPSF match. First Serve is at 7:00 PM Pacific Time.  Watch the match at this address:  http://www.longbeachstate.com/sports/m-volley/stream.html.

D3 Dalliances

The top 14 teams in men’s D3 Volleyball are called the “Fantastic Four-teen.” Looking at these 14 programs highlights twenty percent of the 70 D3 men’s Volleyball programs.  There was very little change in these rankings this week as we head toward the tournament.   

NAIA Update!

As expected, The Spartan Invitational Tournament did clear up some issues in the NAIA rankings, but it also muddied the water on some other items. Park held onto the number one spot in the rankings while Grand View returned to the number two spot. Missouri Baptist climbed up one notch to the third spot while […]

D1/D2 Coaches Poll

D1//D2 Top Twelve. Some musical chairs here in the Coaches Poll, as Hawai’i stayed in the top spot. The rest of the rankings were simply a shuffling of the deck.

Great Tournament Missouri Baptist

Tournaments are the lifeblood of Volleyball below the college level, and they are becoming increasingly popular for colleges as a way to curb costs of travel. The Spartan Invitational tournament this weekend is a first-rate example of how a great tournament should work.

The Setter Who Wasn’t – Kurt Warner Finale

Kurt Warner is a true champion, both in sports and in life.  At times he almost seems to be a super hero, a mild mannered stock clerk at Hy-Vee Grocery store during the week and super hero quarterback on the weekends.  Whatever else he does, though, Kurt Warner exemplifies the words “champion” and “hero.” And, […]

CCCAA News and California Dreamin

Spring has arrived and the snow has melted.  CCCAA men’s Volleyball never worries about snow, but the Midwest and California both have beautiful weather and fantastic Volleyball right now.  Let’s take a look at Men’s CCCAA Volleyball since it’s been two weeks since we looked at these teams. First, though, the CCCAA tournament details.

The Setter Who Wasn’t – Kurt Warner Part 5

The Season and the Series Finale (2009). Fresh from his vindication in the 2008 season and Super Bowl XLIII, Kurt inked a new two year contract with the Cardinals worth $23 million total, $4 million for each of the next two seasons and a $15 million signing bonus. He then underwent arthroscopic hip surgery to repair a torn labrum […]

PSA – the Spartan Invitational

Missouri Baptist University in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, is sponsoring the Spartan Invitational Tournament this weekend.  This two day event on Friday March 20th and Saturday March 21st will be the precursor and harbinger of the NAIA National Tournament approximately one month later. The six teams playing are: Concordia – Irvine Eagles, Grand View Vikings, […]