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Local volleyball hopes to invigorate public support for the sport. The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation is hosting its inaugural Big Dig Beach Volleyball Tournament next Saturday, Oct. 19. Royal Palms will serve as the venue from 2 p.m.
A press release from the federation said the competition hopes to boost local volleyball initiatives. The release states, “The venue, which is not unfamiliar with beach volleyball enthusiasts, has agreed to partner with the federation to raise funds for the ongoing indoor and beach volleyball programs.
Todd Rogers fondly recalls playing in amateur tournaments at Pismo Beach and the people he met there as a teen.
That was well before the Santa Barbara native and Solvang resident went on to become a pro beach volleyball star and Olympic gold medalist.
Now 40 and still playing as a pro, Rogers has begun to accompany his kids on the drive north for their own matches, and he found that some things never change in the tight-knit Central Coast beach volleyball community.
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