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Beverly Oden

Updated Articles and Resources

By Beverly Oden

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • All About the Volleyball Libero Created: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      What is the role of the volleyball libero?
    • World Series of Beach Volleyball Begins in Long Beach Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The second annual Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball is underway in Long Beach this week. Founder Leonard Armato will attempt to top what was an excellent event last year with even more great players and a music festival surrounding the event. This year, just about all of the top international players will be participating including the top 15 ranked women's teams and 13 of the top 15 on the men's side.
    • Young Squad Leads U.S. to 2014 World League Title Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      When the American men set out over eight weeks ago for the preliminary round of the 2014 World League competition, expectations were not exactly high. Without several of the staples from the last few quads and with one of the few veterans, Reid Priddy, suffering an injury in the early going, even making the final round seemed questionable. No one would have predicted that this particular incarnation of the men's team could have the wherewithal to win the entire tournament. Yet that's exactly what they did.
    • Road to Final Four - Men 2010 Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      2010 was a very special year for the Stanford Cardinal. After losing an assistant coach to cancer and suffering through some serious setbacks, the team bonded together to realize their late coaches...
    • New AVP Owner Donald Sun Created: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Donald Sun stepped in to buy the AVP in 2012, two years after the Tour declared bankruptcy. Here is some information on the new owner including his background and a couple of Q and As leading up to...
    • VIDEO: Stacy Sykora - Vision Training Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Stacy Sykora returned to the court after a bus accident left her in a coma for several days. She suffers from visual problems after the brain injury. In this video, we tag along with Stacy as she w...
    • Flo Hyman - One of America's Best Created: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Flo Hyman was one of the best players ever to play the game. Read about her contribution to volleyball.
    • Volleyball by Position Created: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Information about each volleyball position and what they are expected to do on the court.
    • Transgender Athlete Highlights Need for Clear and Fair Rules Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      As more and more transgender athletes fight for inclusion in competition at every level, organizations and states are attempting to make rules that work for everyone. But it may be impossible to ma...
    • 2013 MPSF Conference Tournament Created: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Here are the team profiles for each of the four teams playing in the MPSF Conference Tournament Semifinals." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The Pac-12 Network is broadcasting men's volleyball. Great news indeed. But scheduling and accessibility are issues in this first year of coverage." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
    • Oregon Rides Momentum Shift to Championship Match Created: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The Penn State Nittany Lions faced the Oregon Ducks in the semi-final in an attempt to head to their fifth national championship match in six years. The Ducks, who made their first appearance in th...
    • 2012 NCAA Regional Team Profiles - South Regional Created: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Team profiles for the 2012 Women's Volleyball Final Four - South Regional" itemprop="description"> Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The beach volleyball competition will take place at Horse Guards Parade in London. Check out the schedule, standings and results of the competition here along with the U.S. times the games will be ...
    • FIVB World League 2012 Created: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      World League schedule, standings and results for 2012. The World League tournament will take place in two separate time frames this year to make time for the remaining unqualified teams to compete ...
    • UCI Wins 2012 Title Created: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      John Speraw and his Anteaters win their third title in just six years." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Lauren Cook was allowed to play just 12 days after she was charged with a felony for leaving the scene of an injury accident. Nebraska missed a key opportunity here to show that winning isn't the o...
    • 2011 World League Volleyball Schedule and Results Created: Monday, May 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The World League volleyball competition schedule of matches and game results from May 27 - July 10, 2011" itemprop="description"> Wednesday, March 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      There is much more to getting kills in volleyball than hitting the ball hard, but it sure is fun and it can make an authoritative statement to your opponent. If you want to hit the ball harder, mak...
    • How to Play Well on the Road Created: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      When traveling to play volleyball, you often lose a little control over your conditions. It is important to remain as much on your usual routine as you can when on the road if you want to play well...
    • 2009 FIVB Grand Prix Volleyball Schedule and Results Created: Thursday, August 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The schedule and results for the 2009 FIVB Grand Prix Volleyball Tournament" itemprop="description"> Thursday, July 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Volleyball Positions give each person on the court a specific role and a job to do. If you're the Opposite, here is what you need to do." itemprop="description" Thursday, March 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Shank - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Service Error Created: Thursday, March 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Service Error - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Screen Created: Thursday, March 25, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Screen - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Rotation Defense Created: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Rotation Defense - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Referee Created: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Referee - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Volleyball Tip: Shake It Off Created: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      When you make a mistake that ends a rally, you need to remember that the next play is on its way. In volleyball there is no time to wallow. So you have to learn how to pick yourself up, dust yourse...
    • Pepper Created: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Pepper - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • Libero Created: Monday, March 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Libero - Definition of Volleyball Term
    • FIVB Beach: Phil and Rosie Take Silver at The Hague Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      After a strong start to the season for the U.S. women, it is now the men who've been performing consistently and garnering top international finishes. American men have appeared in each of the last five men's grand slam finals and in two of those five both finalists were American pairs.
    • 2014 Beach Volleyball Schedule & Results Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      The 2014 pro beach volleyball schedule is on the books and the FIVB, AVP and NVL have chosen their tentative tournament dates. Though there are likely to be changes to the existing dates, here's the schedule as it stands and results will be posted as the tournaments take place. Also check out the win leaders in both men's and women's pro beach tours on the international and domestic fronts.

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