Gym Floor Ads Head To High School

On September 21, 2015, in high school volleyball, by admin

In yet another indication that advertising has completely compromised amateur sports, high schools are now raising funds by selling ad space on their gym floors. A high school in Michigan has raised over half of their $120,000 goal to replace their gym floor through sales of ads that will appear on the floor. School officials […]


Love Volleyball? Thank William G. Morgan

On September 18, 2015, in volleyball rules, by admin

The invention of volleyball is credited to Willam G. Morgan, an American born in 1870. Morgan originally called the gam “Mintonette”. While working as the Director of Physical Education at the YMCA in Holyoke, MA, Morgan was interested in having a game that was easier to play and more inclusive than basketball. In order to […]


All those Lines That Make Up The Court? Here’s What The NCAA Has To Say

On September 16, 2015, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

The enforcer, when it comes to college volleyball, is the National Collegiate Athletic Association. They make the rules and when they sanction a college program, the school is expected to follow them to the letter. I you want to know the details, down to the millimeter, about how a volleyball court is to be laid […]


The Most Popular Name In Volleyball Just Might Be “Taylor”

On September 11, 2015, in College Teams, UNC Women's Volleyball News, by admin

Our research is less than scientific, but based on the 17 person UNC Womens Volleyball Team, the most popular name in NCAA womens volleyball appears to be “Taylor”. This year’s Tar Heel squad features three players named Taylor, almost 20% of the team. Congrats to the Taylors (and everyone else) on the victory over top […]


Tar Heels Set For Home Opener

On September 10, 2015, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, UNC Women's Volleyball News, by admin

After a rocky start on the road, the UNC Tar Heels are set to open their NCAA home season today at 6:00 PM at Carmichael Arena at 6:00 PM. The Heels will take the court against Stanford, after quickly falling from the pre-season top 10 because of a 1-4 record in their first 5 matches. […]


Volleyball From Space-This Famous Volleyball Court As Seen From Above

On September 8, 2015, in International Volleyball, outdoor volleyball, by admin

Google is known for all the amenities that it offers to employees at its home office, known as the Googleplex. Not the least of these is their own beach volleyball court. Click here for a view of the court from a satellite, via Google Earth, along with an earthly view that lets you pan around […]


Feeling Optimistic? NCAA Finals Tickets On Sale Now

On September 4, 2015, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

Yes, we know that it is early September and the finals are three months away, but if you think your team is finals bound, tickets for the NCAA championships in Omaha are on sale now. The NCAA ticketing web site also offers a Sell option for those who planned ahead but didn’t see the season […]


LED Lighting Adds New Dimension To Volleyball Court Design

On September 3, 2015, in beach volleyball, outdoor volleyball, unique volleyball courts, by admin

Access Fixtures, a leading manufacturer of sports lighting, has developed an LED lighting package intended for outdoor volleyball. They have determined that the ideal lighting level across a volleyball court is 27.67 foot candles, and their two pole/four light system is designed to provide this light level over the entire court. Access claims an energy […]


NCAA Volleyball Fan? Today’s Your Day

On August 28, 2015, in College Teams, NCAA Women's Volleyball, by admin

Today is the official opening of the 2015 NCAA Division 1 womens’ volleyball season. Hometown heroes, the UNC Tar Heels take to the court in their season opener against Southern Cal in Los Angeles. Hoping to see them close their season with a win in the NCAA championships in Omaha, come December.  


Tape Won’t Stick Anymore? How Are You Cleaning Your Floor?

On August 27, 2015, in Floor Tape, gym floor care, by admin

We regularly get calls from good customers, who discover, after using our floor tape for many seasons, that it is no longer sticking to the floor. Obviously, this is a problem and we always want to get customer problems solved. Almost always, when we confront this, we discover that there has been some change in […]