Stories Of Americans Passionately At Play

"Sport, at its best, at its most human, is able to inspire an innocence and joy that is unique to each of us."
~ Richard Corman ~

Accuracy & Placement

These sports are all about hitting a target; anything from a tiny bulls-eye to a body in full flight. You take aim and propel something toward an intended object or goal—or simply to a place that your opponent can’t reach in time. Hand/eye coordination rules, and if you’ve got it…well, you rule as well.

Empty courts await action at the 2015 AVP Manhattan Beach Open

The Volleyball Diaries

Long a staple of gym classes and rec centers, volleyball is a sport we’ve all played at one time or another. But not like this. As chronicled here, volleyball is a cultural sensation unto itself, having spilled out of indoor courts onto the sand—and into the national consciousness. Read More »

From the IGTS Vault

An empty Maples Pavilion prior to the Men's National Volleyball Championships in 2010

Switzerland This Wasn’t

With the home-iest of home court advantages, the Stanford men’s volleyball team held the upper hand(s) in the NCAA Championship. Would it be enough? Read More »