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William G. Morgan Invents Volleyball

William G. Morgan invented volleyball in Holyoke, Massachusetts, just four years after basketball was invented in the neighboring town of Springfield. Morgan, a physical education director, created "Mintonette" for older athletes who wanted to play indoor sports but deemed basketball too rough. The name volleyball came from the nature of the game: "volleying" a ball back and forth over a net. Players can also “spike” the ball and drive it downward into the opponents' court. What is a "pancake”? More...
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Pancake: Penn State's Dennis Del Valle



Definition: A dig in which the player gets the ball up by placing a flat hand on the ground (palm down) and letting the ball bounce off the back of his hand.




http://volleyball.about.com/od/glossary/g/Pancake.htm
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it's enjoy all over the world
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Ah, but the person who truly deserves praise is the one who invented beach volleyball in bikini's!...Applause Applause Applause


We should look to the past to learn from it, not destroy our future because of it — FounDit
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FounDit wrote:
Ah, but the person who truly deserves praise is the one who invented beach volleyball in bikini's!...Applause Applause Applause


Thank God!
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PennState Woman's team is much better than the men's team
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Why Gary98, because the PennState team wear bikinis?

I thought my brother invented the volleyball for the fun of bouncing it off of my head. Boys...bad, bad boys!
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Is a fun game that I have enjoyed playing for over 60 years, but lately I'm starting to slow up somewhat.
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