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  1. High school student added to Japan's national volleyball teamRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Japan Times

    A high school student was called up to Japan's national volleyball team it was revealed on Wednesday, when the Japan Volleyball Association announced the 27-woman squad for its upcoming international competitions. Airi Miyabe, who helped Kinrankai High School in Osaka win the national high school tournament earlier this year, was among the five newcomers to the Japan team.

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  2. Bulgarian Declared Best Libero as Zenit Wins Volleyball Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    Zenit Kazan celebrates during the victory ceremony after Final match of the Volleyball Champions League between Zenit Kasan and Resovia Rzeszow in Max Schmeling Hall in Berlin, Germany, 29 March 2015. Bulgaria's libero Teodor Salparov is standing at the r Bulgaria 's volleyball player Teodor Salparov was declared the best libero as his team Zenit Kazan won the European Volleyball Confederation Champions League on Sunday.

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  3. Olympic stars inspire childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    Great Britain volleyball players Peter Bakare and Nathan French take a training session with pupils at Red House School in Norton, Stockton. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH Great Britain volleyball players Peter Bakare and Nathan French take a training session with pupils at Red House School in Norton, Stockton.

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  4. Hancock named AAU Sullivan Award semifinalistRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The AAU organization has announced that Penn State women's volleyball's Micha Hancock has been selected as a semifinalist for the 85th James E. Sullivan Award. AAU President/CEO Dr. Roger Goudy and AAU Sullivan Award Chair Melissa Willis announced all 14 nominees this afternoon, when voting officially opened.

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  5. Hancock Named AAU Sullivan Award SemifinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Penn State Athetlics

    The AAU organization has announced that Penn State women's volleyball's Micha Hancock has been selected as a semifinalist for the 85th James E. Sullivan Award. AAU President/CEO Dr. Roger Goudy and AAU Sullivan Award Chair Melissa Willis announced all 14 nominees this afternoon, when voting officially opened.

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  6. Top Ten Best Selling Author David Meltzer Breaks Another Attendance...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Chargers Pro Bowler Willie Buchanon, Super Star Safety and Radio Personality Vencie Glenn, and 2-Time Olympic Volleyball hero Donald Suxho. The event continued an hour past the allotted time due to the line for the meet and greet with David. "It's ...

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  7. Dapper Dan Dinner & Sport Auction held at the David L. Lawrence Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Players: This star-studded event, in its 79th year, drew legends such as retired Pirate Manny Sanguillen, wrestler Bruno Sammartino and former Steeler Rocky Bleier posing for pictures with fans, while Clint Hurdle and Bob Nutting were #seen chatting with Pirates general manager Neal Huntington, this year's Dr. Freddie Fu Leadership Award winner. "It's just incredibly humbling to accept this award on behalf of the Pirates," he said, before posing for pictures with his wife, Becca, and their three children.

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  8. Five Huskers to Attend U.S. National Team TryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Huskers.com

    Five members of the 2015 Nebraska volleyball team will participate at the USA Women's Volleyball National Team Open Tryouts, set for Feb. 20-22 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Rising senior Alicia Ostrander and sophomore Kira Larson are the two veteran Huskers who will compete at the tryouts.

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  9. Steelers WR Antonio Brown honored as Dapper Dan Sportsman of the YearRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The last two Steelers to win the yearly Pittsburgh Post Gazette award were Mike Tomlin in 2008 and Jerome Bettis in 2005. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown joined an illustrious group of Pittsburghers Tuesday when he was given the 2014 Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year award.

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  10. 79th Dapper Dan Awards: Toughness still hallmark of Jim KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Ben Roethlisberger did not have to attend Tuesday night's 79th annual Dapper Dan Dinner & Sports Auction, but he decided to go anyway. He wanted to do something nice for a friend.

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  11. USA Volleyball Cup returning to Honolulu in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    US Volleyball player Foluke Akinradewo hits over Brazil Volleyball player Fabiana Claudino in the second set of the USA vs Brazil match of the USA Volleyball Cup at Stan Sheriff Center. The top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team will take on No.

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  12. Sportswoman of the Year: Christa Harmotto-Dietzen a winner above all elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It's nearly impossible to learn about Christa Harmotto Dietzen the professional athlete, Olympian and FIVB World Championship team captain before understanding Harmotto the person. Before helping Penn State earn two NCAA championship banners that now hang from the rafters at Penn State's Rec Hall, Harmotto was a tall high school sophomore who played volleyball for the Pittsburgh Renaissance, a local club team.

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  13. Full list of winners - Oasis Academy WintringhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | This Is Grimsby

    Oasis Academy Wintringham held their first sports personality evening, with awards being presented in various categories by Ben Pipes, who represented Team GB at volleyball in the 2012 London Olympics, assisted by ex-pupils Paul Walker and athlete Zac Shaw. Pictured are, from left, Connor Brown , Ben Pipes, William Seed and Tommy Skelton .

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  14. Aggies relish Olympic opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    Zhang Lei, who played water polo for China in the 2012 Olympics, signs an autograph for a young Davis girl on Monday at Schaal Aquatic Center. China beat the UCD women's team, 16-9, in an exhibition.

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  15. Volleyball: McGivern hits heights to enjoy the good life abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Mark McGivern is still living the dream, two-and-a-half years on from London 2012 as he represents what little legacy there is left for British volleyball. Mark McGivern is still living the dream, two-and-a-half years on from London 2012 as he represents what little legacy there is left for British volleyball.

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  16. At Penn State, a sports dynasty is going largely unnoticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Long-tenured coach builds up a sports program that becomes so successful its players bask in national prominence year after year. The coach gains so much respect he receives status as an honorary alumnus, gets a flavor named for him at Penn State's famed Berkey Creamery and earns a spot on the "Inspiration" mural just off the State College campus.

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  17. Hopewell's Harmotto a natural born leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    For the best American women's volleyball players such as Hopewell's Christa Harmotto Dietzen, it has always been hard to figure: The United States, with all of its talent and resources, had never won a gold medal in the sport's three premier international events. "It was always a silver medal," Dietzen said.

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  18. Brazil Volleyball Wants Sponsorship Suspension LiftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Rio Times

    Brazilian Volley Confederation announced on Thursday, December 18th, that it would implement in ninety days all of the measures suggested by Brazil's Comptroller's General Office in an attempt to lift the payment suspension announced by the league's main sponsor Banco do Brasil. "The CBV hopes that Banco do Brasil will re-establish the resources of the sponsorship so that the tournaments for the Beach Volleyball Open and the planning of the Brazilian national teams in all its categories are not hurt," said CBV officials in a statement.

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  19. Koronadal to host 2015 Batang Pinoy gamesRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | MindaNews

    The Philippine Sports Commission has chosen Koronadal City in South Cotabato as host of the 2015 edition of the Philippine Youth Games-National Batang Pinoy. Koronadal City Mayor Peter Miguel said PSC chair Ricardo Garcia personally relayed such development on Monday during the final bidding for the hosting of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa that was initially won by Tagum City in Davao del Norte.

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  20. Anderson named USA Volleyball POYRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    Outside hitter Matt Anderson has been honored as the U.S. men's national team Indoor Player of the Year for the third straight year. Anderson, from West Seneca, New York, had 431 kills and 485 points this season for the national team, which won the FIVB World League competition but got outsed from the World Championship in the second round.

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