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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Former Brazil volleyball head in corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Ary Graca, the former head of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation, says he acted "in the best interests" of the body despite allegations of corruption and malfeasance. Graca is being investigated by a federal anti-corruption agency, which has cited financial "irregularities" in a 50-page document and alleges he channeled millions to companies controlled by his friends and relatives.

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  6. Brazil players feel 'betrayed' by former presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A top player on Brazil's men's national volleyball team said Friday that players feel "betrayed" by the former president of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation, who is being investigated by a federal watchdog agency for alleged corruption. Brazil's Comptroller General's office " known as the CGU " released a report Thursday citing financial "irregularities" and implicated former confederation president Ary Graca.

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  7. College notebook: Former Marin Academy volleyball player winding up strong career at MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin Academy High grad Savanah Leaf spikes a ball for the University of Miami women's volleyball team in a game against North Carolina-Greensboro. With her college career winding down and her volleyball future somewhat up in the air, former Marin Academy High standout Savanah Leaf is going out with a bang.

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  8. No. 6 Women's Volleyball Hosts Iowa in Midweek ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Penn State Athetlics

    No. 6 Penn State women's volleyball puts its eight-match winning streak on the line this week, welcoming Iowa to the court in Rec Hall for a midweek Big Ten conference contest. In the first meeting between Penn State and Iowa earlier this season , PSU swept past the Hawkeyes in straight sets behind double-digit kill performances from senior Nia Grant , junior Megan Courtney and freshman Ali Frantti .

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  9. Brazil, Italy closer to semifinals in FIVB Women's Worlds : November 09, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Daily Times

    MILAN World No 1 Brazil and hosts Italy moved one step closer to the semifinals after winning their opening matches of the third round at FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship on Wednesday. The reigning Olympic champions Brazil beat China 25-19, 25-16, 25-15 while Italy powered past the US 25-23, 25-22, 25-20.

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  10. Jordyn Poulter of Eaglecrest is one of nation's best young settersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Denver Post

    "I used to take her in her stroller to practice with me when I was coaching in Illinois," said her father, Bob Poulter. "Just being in the gym all the time as a kid, I was always dragged to practice, doing homework in the gym," Jordyn said.

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  11. UEL to work with Volleyball EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Newham Recorder

    The University of East London has been named as one of five universities to work in partnership with Volleyball England. The national body has announced the next step on the England Talent Pathway with a new Senior Academy Programme being set up to give young volleyball athletes the chance to train and develop in a performance environment while studying.

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  12. Washington alum Courtney Thompson is home after Team USA wins World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Courtney Thompson and her USA Volleyball teammates stood on the podium Sunday in Milan, Italy, flowers in their arms and medals around their necks. At the World Championships awards ceremony, they turned in unison for the raising of the colors.

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  13. ASU hosts Washington and Player of the Year Vansant in volleyball FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Coming off of a tough four-set loss to No. 1 Stanford on Sunday, the No. 17-ranked Arizona State volleyball team will get another shot at one of the nation's top teams, when No.3 Washington , featuring defending National Player of the Year Krista Vansant, comes to Tempe at 6 p.m. Friday.

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  14. Former Huskers lead USA to Gold Medal MatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | KLKN

    Behind a match-high 13 kills from former Husker Jordan Larson-Burbach, the U.S. Women's Volleyball National Team swept previously unbeaten Brazil 3-0 in the semifinals of the FIVB World Championships on Saturday to advance to Sunday's final at 1 p.m. . Larson-Burbach, along with former Huskers Kayla Banwarth and Kelsey Robinson, and Team USA avenged a sweep to Brazil in pool play last week with a resounding 25-18, 29-27, 25-20 win on Saturday.

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  15. US down China to win women's volleyball titleRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Arab Times

    Kimberly Hill led the United States to its first major women's volleyball title, scoring 20 points in a 3-1 victory over China on Sunday in the world championships. Hill had the final kill, and captain Christa Dietzen added 15 points in the Americans' 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24 victory before 12,600 fans at the Mediolanum Forum.

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  16. U.S. volleyball and gymnastics teams join basketball with world gold medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The United States completed a hat trick Sunday, sending its third women's national team to the top of the medal stand at the apex of its sport in a span of seven days. One week after the U.S. women's basketball team captured the FIBA World Championship in Turkey, the U.S. gymnastics team placed gold in the World Championships in Nanning, China, and the U.S. women's volleyball team won its first-ever FIVB World Championship in Milan, Italy.

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  17. Team USA, Former Huskers Capture GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Huskers.com

    The U.S. Women had never before won gold at any of the three major international volleyball events: World Championship, World Cup or Olympic Games. Larson-Burbach started the match and finished with four kills and two service aces.

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  18. Former Huskers Lead Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The U.S. Women had never before won gold at any of the three major international volleyball events: World Championship, World Cup or Olympic Games. Larson-Burbach started the match and finished with four kills and two service aces.

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  19. Team USA become volleyball champions of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The United States women's volleyball team captured its first ever world championship Sunday, beating China, 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24, in Milan, Italy for the historic milestone before a crowd of 12,600. The No.

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  20. US wins its first women's volleyball world titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Deming Headlight

    The United States won its first women's volleyball world championship title Sunday, beating China 3-1 in the final. Kimberly Hill scored 20 points, including the final kill, and captain Christa Harmotto Dietzen added 15 in the Americans' 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24 victory before 12,600 fans at the Mediolanum Forum.

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