July 5, 1995
Magnum 18 Blue of Anaheim finished third at the Junior Olympic girls' volleyball championships Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Magnum lost to Team Mizuno of San Jose, 15-5, 11-15, 15-8, 15-3, in one semifinal. Mizuno went on to beat Sports Performance of West Chicago, 15-9, 15-11, 15-9, for the tournament championship. Melissa Wendt (Huntington Beach High) of Magnum and Misty May (Newport Harbor) of Nike Long Beach were selected first-team All-Americans.
May 13, 1994 |
This year's City Section volleyball championships have a decidedly local flavor. Call it Valleyball. The two matches will be played tonight at Cal State Northridge, and each will feature an area team. Van Nuys will take on Marshall at 5:30 p.m. in the 3-A Division championship, and Granada Hills will play University in the 4-A final at 8. Granada Hills (15-1) has made it a habit of beating traditional coastal powers, taking out Venice and defending champion Palisades in its last two matches.
May 6, 1995 |
UCLA, upset by Penn State in the final of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships last year, will face the Nittany Lions again tonight for the national championship. The top-ranked Bruins, 14-time national champions, advanced to the final with a 15-12, 15-9, 15-10 victory over Ball State Friday. Penn State took 3 hours 9 minutes to eliminate Hawaii, 7-15, 15-13, 16-14, 6-15, 15-12.
May 3, 1997 |
Be careful what you wish for, Andy Witt. After Stanford beat Ball State in a semifinal of the NCAA volleyball championships Thursday, Witt was asked if he had a preference of who won the other semifinal. "One of the reasons I came to Stanford was to beat UCLA in the finals of the NCAA championship game," Witt said. He is halfway to his wish. The toughest part will be playing UCLA tonight for the championship at Ohio State's St. John Arena.
November 19, 1995 |
Tracy Little had 19 kills and Karen Kasper added 15 as visiting Cal Lutheran defeated John Carroll (Ohio), 11-15, 15-8, 15-4, 15-11, in a quarterfinal match of the NCAA Division III women's volleyball championships Saturday night in Whitewater, Wis. Cal Lutheran (26-2) will play Wisconsin-Whitewater (35-3) in a semifinal Dec. 1 at a site to be determined. The Regals fell behind, 9-2, before losing the first game but settled down after that.
November 15, 2013 |
Winston-Salem State quarterback Rudy Johnson was beaten and charges were filed against Virginia State's Lamont Daniel Britt after players from the two teams fought in a restroom during a luncheon for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assn. championship-game contenders at Winston-Salem, N.C. The conference announced that the title game set for Saturday at Winston-Salem has been canceled. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assn. released a statement Friday on the WSSU website announcing the decision to cancel the football game as well as the volleyball championships, which in part read: "Based on the incident that occurred today, and after consulting with the leadership of each institution and the Football and Volleyball championship committees, the CIAA is saddened to announce that this weekend's Football and Volleyball conference championships that were scheduled to take place in Winston-Salem have been canceled.