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VOLLEYBALL

The men’s volleyball team dig Ryan Manoogian

By Teran Rodriguez

Orange Coast College men’s volleyball libero Ryan Manoogian has an unusual problem on the court.

“Sometimes the sweat gets into my hearing aids, which affects my performance in the volleyball game, but I try not to let it bother me,” Manoogian, an undecided major said.

Read more: http://www.coastreportonline.com/sports/spring/article_516368fc-ba78-11e3-9b86-0019bb2963f4.html

Source: Coast Report Online

Up and away on the volleyball court

By Pippa Middleton

Pippa Middleton joins a volleyball game with sixth form pupils from Mary Hare school for the deaf in Berkshire.

I’m standing in a chilly sports hall clad in a bright yellow tank top, feeling rather nervous. Before me on the volleyball court are 20 sixth form students of Mary Hare School, while 20 more stand on the sidelines, watching. A wave of apprehension strikes.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/pippa-middleton/10694514/Pippa-Middleton-up-and-away-on-the-volleyball-court.html

Source: The Telegraph

Worthington inducted to American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2013 Hall of Fame class and former Gallaudet University women's volleyball coach Margaret "Peg" Worthington was selected along with three others. The quartet will be honored at the 2013 Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, in conjunction with the 2013 AVCA Convention. Read full story.

USA Deaflympian Sanders talks beach volleyball

In my humble opinion, 'deaf volleyball' facilitates true on-court chemistry. Often, hearing people ask me how deaf people communicate on court, and their first impression is that there's a disadvantage to not communicating with verbal cues.

I'm a pretty unlikely beach volleyball player. Growing up in urban Kansas (yes, there is such a thing), meant that beach volleyball was not in my vocabulary- or anyone else’s for that matter. My neo-Scandavian looks and fair skin translate into sun poisoning, so I prefer not to spend too much time in direct sun. Read full story.

U18 USA select team to make debut this summer

The U18 US Deaf Volleyball squad will make its debut at the Phoenix Volleyball Festival. The Volleyball Festival will be held June 23-28, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. More information can be found at www.volleyball-festival.com. The U18 squad is composed of the top deaf high school volleyball players in the nation.  Read full story.

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