Latest Volleyball News

Kansas State parting ways with longtime volleyball coach

Nov. 27, 2022 14:51 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has decided to part with longtime volleyball coach Suzie Fritz after 22 years. The school announced Sunday that Fritz would not return next year despite having a 393-263 overall record and leading the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament 13 times as...

Oregon State volleyball coach retiring after troubled tenure

Nov. 17, 2022 13:01 PM EST

Oregon State volleyball coach Mark Barnard will retire at the end of the season, closing a tenure marked by frequent roster turnover, player allegations of emotional abuse and the school's long-running lawsuit against The Associated Press to withhold records about the athletic department's response...

Team from Black college quits tournament after racial abuse

Nov. 16, 2022 09:42 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A women's volleyball team at a small, historically Black college withdrew from their conference tournament in Alabama after a member was subjected to racial abuse during an awards banquet, officials said. A Talladega College player using a feature that...

3 Olympic volleyball medals stolen from California home

Nov. 11, 2022 00:18 AM EST

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were looking for three Olympic medals belonging to a member of the U.S. women's volleyball team after they were stolen from a Southern California home. The medals were being temporarily stored at a Laguna Hills home and were...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Nov. 10, 2022 15:37 PM EST

Columbus Dispatch. November 8, 2022. Editorial: Why don’t we support an economic impact package larger than the aluminum mill? In a hastily-called special session last week, the Mississippi Legislature overwhelmingly approved an $246 million incentive package to...

Huskers, Bluejays get due in basketball in volleyball state

Nov. 08, 2022 15:28 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Move over, volleyball. The women in the state of Nebraska can play high-level basketball, too. The No. 21 Creighton Bluejays of Omaha and No. 22 Nebraska Cornhuskers of Lincoln won their openers on Monday after appearing together in the Associated Press preseason...

Slain Vegas officer saluted as family man, mentor to many

Oct. 28, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members and colleagues saluted a 23-year veteran Las Vegas police officer, father and mentor to many on Friday, after he was shot and killed this month in the line of duty while responding to an early morning curbside domestic violence call. Poster-sized...

More WNBA players to play in AU basketball league this year

Oct. 25, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

Lexie Brown is back for a second year of the Athletes Unlimited basketball league after having a great experience in the inaugural season. She is one of 15 players with significant WNBA experience already signed on to play in the league that will run from Feb. 22 to March 26 in...

Wisconsin female athletes notify police over private photos

Oct. 20, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin police are investigating how private photos and video of members of the school’s national champion women’s volleyball team were circulated publicly without their consent. Wisconsin’s athletic department issued a statement Wednesday...

Director: Mississippi does not track welfare program results

Oct. 18, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's scandal-plagued welfare program turns away most applicants for cash assistance, and it has not been tracking whether its programs fulfill the goal of lifting people out of poverty in one of the poorest states in the nation, lawmakers were told Tuesday. ...