Blog Archive for December 2016
By Steve Wartenberg | The second-largest crowd – 17,345 people – in the history of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship filled Nationwide Arena to watch Stanford and Texas battle for the title on Saturday night.
And some of the credit for the big turnout goes to Stanford freshman Morgan Hentz.
By Steve Wartenberg | They’re here: The top volleyball teams and players in the country, all the hitters, blockers and setters from Nebraska, Texas, Stanford and Minnesota.
And they’re here for the NCAA Div. I Women’s Volleyball Championship at Nationwide Arena. Stanford and Minnesota play in the first semifinal Thursday at 7 p.m., and Texas will play defending champion Nebraska at 9:30 in a rematch of last year’s finals.
Release: Nebraska, Minnesota, Texas and Stanford Take the Road to Columbus for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball ChampionshipDec 11
Nationwide Arena to Host Regional Winners as Columbus Looks to Set All-Time Attendance Mark
RELEASE: The Road to Columbus: Regional Sites Set for 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball ChampionshipDec 05
Nationwide Arena to Host Top Four Teams as Columbus Looks to Set All-Time Attendance Mark
COLUMBUS (December 5, 2016) – Only sixteen teams remain with a shot at the 2016 national championship to be contested in Columbus. The top four seeds in the Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship advanced through first- and second-round competition and will host regional matches December 9 and 10 on campus sites.
By Steve Wartenberg | Bishop Hartley’s Cody Kirkbride knows what to do when it’s the final few seconds of the Div. IV state championship football game and the outcome is on the line: Grab the football and be a hero.
In the title tilt a year ago, Kirkbride’s last-second interception sealed the Hawks’ 31-28 win over Steubenville.
RELEASE: Columbus to Host American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour High School All-America Match December 16Dec 01
Nationwide Arena to Host Showcase of Top High School Girls’ Volleyball Players in U.S.