Toronto Mike


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Volleyball Week One Redux

Death From Above's week one was rather successful.  Maybe too successful... We've been bumped from Intermediate to Intermediate Plus, where we started anew with a clean slate.  This time, we went 1-2. Week One's Results: Death From Above - 11, Flying J's Gas Bar - 25 Death From Above -
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Volleyball Week One

For shits and giggles, I'm going to publicly track my volleyball team's performance this season.  We're Death From Above and we play Monday nights at Victory Volleyball Academy. Week One's Results: Death From Above - 25, Go for The Kill - 11 Death From Above - 25, Go for The
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Volleyball Etiquette 101

My volleyball team wrapped up its winter season last night.  We're Victory Volleyball Intermediate Plus Champions. Throughout the playoffs, as things got more competitive, tensions mounted.  It heated up, calls were disputed, and the intensity magnified.  When that happens, I struggle... because volleyball is different. My participation sports of choice
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In Pursuit of Volleyball Excellence

I play in a corporate volleyball league.  We play every Tuesday night, and tonight we're in the semi-finals.  If we win, we're in the finals, and that'll take place even later tonight. "Corporate" is a funny category in sports.  It implies "recreational", but the spirit is far more "intermediate" and
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We're #2!

Although I hadn't played since primary school gym class, I joined a volleyball team this year.  We were called the Pandas and we wrapped up our inaugural season last night. In a 12-team league, we had a very strong regular season, earning us a first round playoff bye. In our
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Epic Battle Tonight in Volleyball

Tonight is my sixth week of volleyball, a sport I hadn't played since primary school.  It's damn fun, and we're pretty good.  In fact, we're 10-0 heading into tonight's match-up. Tonight we play the only other 10-0 team.  It's a battle for first overall in this 12 team league, and
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Game Two Tonight

Prior to last Tuesday, I hadn't played volleyball since grade school.  I think it was Mr. Iwaszko in grade seven who told me I made a sweet garbage man.  In volleyball, I think that was a compliment. That was over twenty years ago, but I joined a Mississauga league and
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