In October, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) announced its decision to add girls' sand volleyball at the high school level to comply with proportionality.
Little did we know — but probably should have guessed — that the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) was behind this sudden addition. The Deer Valley Unified School District in Arizona ...
One news item that we should have mentioned in real time last week concerned the failure by NCAA member institutions to remove the emerging sport tag from women's sand volleyball. If you're a little confused by the name, don't worry. The sport we're talking about is actually the same as the two-person beach volleyball game that has become so popular at the ...
Thanks to Doug Robinson of the Deseret News for calling out the NCAA on this decision:
Congratulations to the NCAA for making beach volleyball an official collegiate sport — for women.
Just what we need: another sport that is not sponsored by high schools and is played largely by people who have access to, oh, I don't know, a beach.
By the way, ...