“Hey you! Get over here and come play dodgeball!
Those were the first words screamed to me, Leslie Ellison #21″, by Carl Veith, co-captain with his brother Matt Veith in 2008.
My first time at the Kent State Rec Center, I was a terrified freshmen. I still think back to that day and laugh. It’s true what people say: sometimes one moment can change your life completely. Continue reading “Kent State Dodgeball Memoir”
NCDA Newsletter: 2013-01-16
New Year Resolutions
Welcome to the New Year, good people!
We have plenty of exciting stuff to look forward to, as the League is getting better, getting better all the time. Here’s what you’ll find in this edition of the NCDA Newsletter. Continue reading “NCDA Newsletter 2013-01-16”
Much has been made of the contributions that Aleks has made to the dodgeball world, whether it’s been starting the MSU team, helping create the NCDA, helping out with the Nationals 2011 video, doing a variety of posters in Photoshop, being the short lived commissioner of the NCDA, he has truly done everything in his power to help the league grow.
Continue reading “Alumni Appreciation: Aleks Bomis”
You all know him- the man, the myth, the legend. Mike McCarthy (CMU #55) was one of the greatest dodgeballers to step out on the court. He could throw 75 mph, catch anything, rocked a mohawk, led CMU to a National Finals appearance, and helped them win their first Michigan Dodgeball Cup. He’s still very active in the NCDA community despite being out of the game since 2010.
Continue reading “Alumni Appreciation: Mike McCarthy”
Things always get heated when Michigan State travels to the Ryder Center to face off against Saginaw Valley, and the two have had a great rivalry over the years, with almost all the matches being close ones.
Continue reading “Next Up For the NCDA: A Michigan Rivalry”
CHICAGO – Ray Meyer: The 2013 Chicago Dodgeball Open featured some great dodgeball games and some good times had. With #3 James Madison (9-2-1), #4 Michigan State (9-3-1), #5 Grand Valley (7-1-0), #9 Moody Bible (2-3-0), #10 DePaul (2-6-0), and #17 Nebraska (0-4-0) all competing, it was a mix of many different play styles which made it a very unique tournament.
Continue reading “2013 CDO Recap”
CHICAGO – Ray Meyer: GVSU goes 3-0, JMU 3-1, MSU 2-1, DePaul 1-2, MAD 1-2 in the 2013 Chicago Dodgeball Open, the fifth college dodgeball event by that name. The Officials of the day did their best to record the point duration data; find that and the full results after the jump. Continue reading “2013 CDO Data”
The Valley Vanguard: SVSU Student Newspaper:
Second half looks promising for reigning dodgeball champs
by: Marie Nesbitt
With the start of the new year, the SVSU dodgeball team is looking to continue their habit of winning. Currently, the Cardinals have a 4-3-1 record and are hoping to get their fifth win against Michigan State come January 27. Continue reading “Valley Vanguard: SVSU 2013-01-14”
GVSU Alum Han Chitti reflects on his time playing with GVSU. -ZM
I’d like to show appreciation to 2 of my Captains during my time at GV Dodgeball. I have a lot of respect for them and learned a lot about Dodgeball. Continue reading “Alumni Appreciation: GVSU Alum Reflection”
There are approximately 500 players in the National College Dodgeball Association. With the new overtime rules, 6 players go into an untimed battle to the death. So if I had to pick my six to go with, out of the 500 players in the whole league, here’s who I’d choose.
Continue reading “Opinion: Who I Would Take Into Overtime”
In the spirit of using player silhouettes as the League logo, the NBA and MLB being notable examples, the NCDA also has a few of its own.
The following images were created by DePaul Dodgeball alum Kevin “Champ” Hill [DePaul-42-A], during the 2012 season. A talented designer, he also refined the main NCDA logo which these “Player Logos” are inspired by. This small series started after work on refining the main logo, and reflecting the Nationals 2010 shirt design. Continue reading “Alumni Appreciation: Champ’s Player Logos”
Interested in getting friendly with the NCDA? We’ve got you covered with a handful of Facebook pages and Twitter accounts to like and follow!
Continue reading “Social Media Across the NCDA”
James Madison is getting ready for the big trip West to the Chicago Dodgeball Open next weekend, and they’re going to get their money’s worth out of the games. The #4 Dukes (6-1-1) will get games against #6 Grand Valley, #11 DePaul, #3 Michigan State, and #17 Nebraska as they look to improve their record and put away the other East Coast schools in their regional rankings. They’re also looking for more national recognition. The Dukes burst onto the scene by having a great first regular season, and capped it off by upsetting Michigan State at Nationals. They reached the National Quarterfinals before being knocked off by Kentucky 3-1. Continue reading “Head West Young Dukes”
We’ll start this off with the guy that brought NCDAdodgeball.com into a great existence, and the podcast, and recruiting, and many other things. Felix Perrone [WKU-76] writes about his former WKU Captain, Josh Raymer. Continue reading “Alumni Appreciation: Josh Raymer”