ConfCarolinas Going to the Dogs: Barton Bulldogs win conference title in epic fashion

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Barton finally found a way to put away King — it just took five championship-points and a decisive fifth-game overtime in the biggest match of the season.

The Bulldogs rallied in overtime and fought off a championship-point to beat the Tornado 23-25, 25-22, 25-13, 25-27, 17-15 in the ConfCarolinas Tournament finals on Thursday in Wilson, North Carolina. Continue reading “ConfCarolinas Going to the Dogs: Barton Bulldogs win conference title in epic fashion”

Audio: North Greenville, coach excited for chance to play in ConfCarolinas semifinals

North Greenville following its first postseason victory in program history will now have an even more challenging task of trying to beat King, the co-ConfCarolinas regular season champions, in the conference tournament semifinals on Wednesday.

Check out Off the Block’s interview with North Greenville coach Fred Battenfield as he discusses beating Belmont Abbey in the quarterfinals on Saturday, changing setters in the middle of a postseason match and the upcoming match against King. Continue reading “Audio: North Greenville, coach excited for chance to play in ConfCarolinas semifinals”

ConfCarolinas Tournament: Possible seeding scenarios, postseason berths

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The final week of the ConfCarolinas regular season is here and plenty remains on the line with teams battling for a chance to get a postseason home match.

The format for the eight-team ConfCarolinas Tournament features the top-four teams earning home court for the quarterfinals and then the highest remaining seed hosting the both semifinal matches and the finals. Continue reading “ConfCarolinas Tournament: Possible seeding scenarios, postseason berths”

Finalists announced for Off the Block National Player of Month

Off the Block selected the finalists, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should be the college men’s volleyball National Player of the Month.

The Off the Block National Player of the Month recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player. Continue reading “Finalists announced for Off the Block National Player of Month”