Posted On: 11/11/20 10:02 AM

     The 2020 volleyball season will be anything but business as usual, especially here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The pandemic has caused the Virginia State High School League to modify their traditional schedule, in lieu of one that allows more time to prepare for the seasons in an effort to ensure the safety of the student-athletes. The three sports seasons were shuffled with the first sports starting action in November and pushing boys and girls volleyball from their traditional August to November season, to a season starting in February and ending in May. 

This shuffle has also had a huge impact on the club seasons, as “travel ball” traditionally starts in November and runs into the summer months depending on the team and level of play. Clubs all over the state are scrambling for practice locations and tournament sites with the limitations of the usage of school facilities. Most teams are starting tryouts in September and are doing one of two options:

First, some teams will do a two-segmented season with session one starting in September and running into

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