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August 2008

Team USA Wins Big in Beijing!

USA Volleyball wins big in Beijing with 3 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal in the four volleyball competitions. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh take the Gold in the Women's Beach Volleyball Competition, Todd Rodgers and Phil Dalhausser take the Gold in the Men's Beach Volleyball Competition, the Men's Olympic Team take the Gold in the Men's Indoor Volleyball Competition and the Women's Olympic Team take the Silver Medal in the Women's Indoor Volleyball Competition. Elaine Youngs/Nicole Branaugh and Sean Rosenthal/Jake Gibb also competed in the Beach Volleyball competitions and advanced to the playoffs only to be eliminated before reaching the medal rounds.

Reid Priddy (Arizona Primitive/Mtn Pointe HS) of the Men's Olympic Team and Kim Glass (University of Arizona) of the Women's Olympic Team were our Arizona connections.

Congratulations to all four medal winning teams!

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Still to come in Beijing are the Paralympic Games.

The games begin on Sept 6th and conclude on Sept 17th. Watch Lora Webster and the USA Women's Sitting Volleyball team compete for the Gold. GO USA!!

Lora Webster in Athens Receiving the Bronze medal with the Women's Sitting Volleyball Team

Boys Club Set to Start Sept 1st

Boys Clubs in Arizona may begin their tryouts on Sept 1st for the 2009 indoor volleyball season. New teams are forming all over the state. If you are interested in joining a boys club team, check the Club Directory for a club near you. Tournaments begin Oct 4th.

Reminder that no club may commit players or hold tryouts before Sept 1st.

Not sure which age you must play in - Check your 2009 age for club volleyball here.

August 2008

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