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Serve’s Up in NCAA Volleyball

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Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules. The NCAA has rules about the balls used in Women’s Volleyball. According to the NCAA Rules and Interpretation Handbook, Rule 3 sets the standard.

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Pinball Evolution

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In the 1800s, an inventor named Montague Redgrave invented a game where a coiled spring and a plunger thrust a marble toward a series of pins.  The player tried to knock over as many pins as possible.  By the 1930s, manufacturers were producing coin-operated versions of the game, which had become known as “marble games” or “pin games”.

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