Posts Tagged ‘Volleyball’

What to Watch: Olympics 2012

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With the 2012 Olympics fast approaching, America’s fastest and strongest athletes are ready to go for gold in London. In Beijing in 2008, Team USA topped the international competition with 110 medals, the most taken home by any country in the Games. This year, returning champions and bright-eyed rising stars make up a team that [&hellip
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Brief Break from the Courts

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Right now, Curtis Roby is enjoying a much-needed break, one that he hopes will help heal his balky shoulder. But it won’t last long. Just like the professional version, the world of college tennis offers little rest during a truncated off-season. After only 10 weeks of recuperation, Roby and the rest of the Dartmouth men’s [&hellip
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MIT’s Legendary Libero

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After four years, there is no doubt anymore: Eugene Jang is simply the most experienced volleyball player in the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds the school record for games played, both in a season and a career. Four years, 472 games—a whole lot of volleyball. Jang has accomplished it all by [&hellip
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HUNTER HAWKS PUT ON BEST SHOW IN YEARS

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A year ago, Devin Leahy was a little-used freshman on one of the worst college soccer teams in New York City. Now, thanks to his key efforts in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) championship game on Nov. 8, Hunter College’s soccer team is the toast of the town. Hunter finished the [&hellip
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HUNTER’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM FALLS SHORT IN POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT

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The Public Schools Athletic League’s postseason volleyball tournament, a sprawling 51-team, double-bracket affair, takes place entirely in the subterranean gyms of Hunter College on 695 Park Avenue. And the result on Saturday, when all 19 first-round games took place on three hectic, crowded courts, was a mini-cauldron of excitement and emotion, screams of joy and [&hellip
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BITTERSWEET END TO BREARLEY VOLLEYBALL SEASON

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Their 2-1 loss Nov. 7 to Horace Mann was probably not the best game the members of The Brearley School volleyball team played this season. They suffered their third and final defeat of the fall, and the aftermath thus involved team huddles, plenty of hugs and some tears. But the young (if the cliché may [&hellip
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