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Sports and Fitness

February 28, 2020

Volleyball!  

 

Volleyball has become a very popular sport.  The game was in-vented in 1895 by William G. Morgan.  He was a teacher at a YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  He combined parts of other sports like tennis, baseball, basketball and handball to create a new game played indoors.  Morgan borrowed the net from tennis and raised it six and a half feet above the floor.  It was different then compared to what it is today.  At first, you could have as many players as you wanted on a team.  There were nine innings per game with three outs per inning.  There was also no limit on the number of hits of the ball on each side of the court.

 

Read more about the rules of Volleyball in today's Sports and Fitness!

 

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