Lincoln Memorial, Limestone to play in Battle of the Sammy B’s Biscuit Bar

Lincoln Memorial and Limestone two years after playing in a five-game showdown will now meet again in the inaugural Battle of the Sammy B’s Biscuit Bar.

Off the Block announced Monday that Lincoln Memorial and Limestone will play each other in the trophy game on 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19 in Lebanon, Tennessee as part of the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge presented by MotorMVB. Continue reading “Lincoln Memorial, Limestone to play in Battle of the Sammy B’s Biscuit Bar”

Quick-hits: What to know about ConfCarolinas teams for 2019 season

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[Editor’s note: Off the Block will preview each NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball conference leading up to the 2019 season opener on Dec. 30. This conference previews examines every team in the ConfCarolinas.]

The average college men’s volleyball fan may not be name every team in the ConfCarolinas. However, the ConfCarolinas in recent years has been one of the nation’s most drastically improved men’s volleyball conferences. Continue reading “Quick-hits: What to know about ConfCarolinas teams for 2019 season”

Audio: Limestone coach sets big goal of winning NCAA championship

A losing record last season has not deterred coach Steve Benson from placing zero limits on what his team can accomplish in 2019.

Check out Off the Block’s interview with the Limestone coach as he discusses continuing to build a championship mentality at the ConfCarolinas school and the team’s improvements since last season. Continue reading “Audio: Limestone coach sets big goal of winning NCAA championship”

Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge

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The nation’s largest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament is coming to Middle Tennessee in 2019.

Off the Block announced Thursday that Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be the host site for the Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge on Jan. 18-20. Continue reading “Cumberland University to host 2019 Grow the Game Challenge”

OTB, Springbak unveil 2018 Freshmen All-American Team


A nationwide voting committee selected 10 players to the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team.

The Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshmen All-American Team honors the top NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball freshmen players from the regular season. This is the fifth year Off the Block and Springbak, Inc. have presented the national honor, and it remains the only Freshmen All-American Team presented in college men’s volleyball. Continue reading “OTB, Springbak unveil 2018 Freshmen All-American Team”