Do The Call It Silly Season In Volleyball

On February 11, 2014, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

NASCAR has a period between the last race of the season and the new year’s opening race at Daytona that they call “silly season”. It is the time when divers, sponsors, crew chiefs, etc. jump between teams and form new alliances. Apparently, the term “silly” comes from all the silly rumors that precede the actual [...]


Vinyl Tape Adds Durability On Non-Wooden Floors

On January 9, 2014, in USA Volleyball, gym floor tape, volleyball courts, by admin

Now that the NCAA women’s volleyball season has wrapped up, the focus on volleyball courts turns to club and rec sports, with lots of matches being played on surfaces other than traditional wooden gym floors. Matches played on tile, polished concrete or synthetic floors also need temporary floor marking, but you may find that vinyl [...]


Penn State Fans Get The Championship, But They Want More

On December 26, 2013, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

While they were certainly proud of their volleyball team, after they defeated Wisconsin last Saturday to win the NCAA womens’ title, they were less than happy about the media coverage the victory got. Followers of the Penn State Fan Line lashed out at national sports media for burying the victory deep in the sports pages [...]


The Most Brutal Spike In Volleyball History?

On November 19, 2013, in professional volleyball, by admin

Obviously, no one has seen every masterful spike, but this video records what might just be the meanest “in your face” shot ever seen. Half the opposing team ends up getting a shot to the head!   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true; po.src = ‘’; var s = [...]


Tar Heels Back “On The Beam” With Weekend Sweep

UNC women’s volleyball swept Clemson and Georgia Tech, losing only one game, to snap back from a tough road trip to Florida last weekend. Carolina will host Virginia Tech this Friday, Nov. 15, and Virginia on Saturday in another home stand in Carmichael Arena.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async [...]


Order On The Court-Judge P724 Presiding

On November 5, 2013, in gym floor tape, volleyball courts, by admin

Trying to bring order to a gym floor that has painted lines for lots of different games is a constant battle against chaos. Solve the problem with Shurtape 724 paper tape. Line out your playing court (volleyball, badminton, whatever) with a set of lines that will stand out amid the others. Click here for more [...]


Tar Heels Climb To #12 After Strong Weekend

On October 30, 2013, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

UNC Women’s Volleyball climbed to Number 12 in the AVCA Coaches Poll after home wins over Maryland and Pitt over the weekend. Carolina travels to Florida this weekend to play conference oppenents Florida State and Miami, before returning home on November 8.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true; [...]


No, You Can’t Gain An Advantage By Just Mowing Half The Court!

On October 29, 2013, in volleyball rules, by admin

The say “the devil is in the details” and apparently that extends to the rules for setting up outdoor volleyball courts. The net height for outdoor co-ed volleyball is 7′ 11 5/8″ and the height must be measured from the ground, not from the top of the grass.   (function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); [...]


Now That Will Do Some Real Court Damage

British news sources tell us that Kate, the Duchess of Windsor, took to the volleyball court at London’s Olympic Park in five inch heels to help promote one of her favorite charities. The future Queen of England is apparently a skilled volleyball player and is active in support of the charity run by SportsAid, which [...]


Here’s The Real Reason Gym Floor Care Is So Important

On October 21, 2013, in Floor Tape, gym floor care, gym floor tape, by admin

All gym floors eventually wear out, but there is no need to speed up the process. Before you do anything that might damage your floor, you might want to take a look at this video that shows just how big a job it is to replace a worn out or damaged floor. Click here to [...]