It’s soft, soothing sand versus stiff, unforgiving hardwood. It’s warm sunlight versus harsh LED lights. It’s the tide’s salty air versus the stink of sweat in dingy gyms.

For Cypress High’s Zoey Henson, the girls’ indoor Empire League MVP last season, life in club volleyball was a constant cycle of rehab. Her shoulder was messed up. Her back was in constant pain. She almost tore her meniscus in a tournament. So despite only playing beach

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AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin is adding the rapidly growing Olympic sport of Beach Volleyball as a women’s intercollegiate sport beginning this spring.

“We are excited to have Beach Volleyball join the nation’s top athletic program and be a part of our winning Longhorn tradition,” said UT President Jay Hartzell. “The combination of Indoor and Beach Volleyball will provide greater competitive opportunities for our student-athletes, increase our ability to attract top

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MILFORD — With the sound of wet grass squishing beneath his feet on Monday night, Andrew Mainini stood before a collection of Milford, Nipmuc and Bellingham boys volleyball players outside of Milford High School.

The Milford High boys volleyball coach watched on during the second night of his first annual Milford Grass Volleyball League.

“This is probably as good of a turnout as I could have expected for our first year,” said Mainini, a 2007

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Many volleyball players from the greater Houston area call Texas Legacy Volleyball Club their home during the summer break.

The club based out of the Tomball area grew too big for its current facility a few years ago, Assistant Director Jennifer Cobb said, and have been renting other courts in the area during club season to house all teams.

Texas Legacy Volleyball Club is getting a new home late 2021 in the Element Sportsplex. The

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Chesterfield Sports Association along with some of the largest volleyball and basketball clubs in the St. Louis region and local sports complex developer, Mia Rose Holding, are uniting to bring a state-of-the-art indoor volleyball and basketball complex to St. Louis. The multi-court, 97,000-square-foot fieldhouse has received zoning approval in Chesterfield Valley on Eatherton Road near St. Louis Premium Outlets.

As the largest youth volleyball and basketball facility in St. Louis, it will attract an estimated   Read More

When Orange Lutheran hosted a girls’ volleyball match against Santa Ana Mater Dei in its gymnasium earlier this week, it was one of the first indoor matches since the California Department of Public Health issued new guidelines allowing indoor sports to begin with the help of enhanced testing requirements.

No parents or fans were allowed because both schools wanted to see how things went. The match was live-streamed. Both schools tested their players and coaches

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Decision comes after county gets OK to start

High schools in Tulare County began football practice this week, but those in Porterville Unified School District will not be joining them.

The district announced Tuesday that football, water polo and volleyball would not play this year.

The decision came hours after Tulare County reported a metric of 10.8 new COVID-19 cases per day per 100,000. Under new state guidelines, a county needed to get to or

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