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7 Best Volleyball Shoes for under $50 (July 2017)

Mon Jun 11, 2018 - Phil Horel 7 Best Volleyball Shoes Under $50 Jiri Popelka Jul 5, 2017

Ball’s Up

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Coaches and Parents: We have received complaints from parents who are concerned with the opposing team hollering “ball’s up!” during the server’s toss.  This is a common practice from tiny tots (in other states) to tournament team ball, to high school.  Even a few colleges use this form of communication within the team.  It is most often used by a team to alert their defense that the ball is being served as players cannot always see the ball as it is being tossed in the air. While the ‘ball’s up’ call IS 

Season - March 24th through May 12th

Sun Jan 28, 2018 - Phil Horel
The 2018 season is coming up fast.  We are in the final week of registration with a walkup event on Saturday, Feb 3rd, at Dick's in Madison from 9AM-3PM. Evaluations will be held Friday evening Feb 9th and Saturday Feb 10th.  For those registered, watch your email the week of February 5th for more details. Once the season begins, matches are held on Thursday night and Saturday morning (and occassionally into Saturday afternoon). The majority of coaches practice on Monday night or Tuesday night. Before the

Age Division at Registration

Thu Jan 4, 2018 - Phil Horel
Parents,  The age divisions used for registration purposes are subject to change based on the number of registrations we receive.  A few years ago, we only had 3 age divisions.  Two years ago, we were able to add a 4th aged division.  The number of age divisions and the range of ages will be finalized in February following the close of registrations.  We do not expect any changes, but want you to be aware that changes are possible.  

DICK'S Sporting Goods - Registration Event

Wed Dec 27, 2017 - Phil Horel
We will be holding a walk up registration event on the final day of registration for the Spring 2018 recreation league.  The event will be held at DICK’S Sporting Goods on Grandview Ave in Madison.  During this time, you will be able to pay by cash or check.  This will also allow you an opportunity to ask questions about volleyball gear and the league. DICK’S Madison Grandview 175 Grandview Blvd. Madison, MS 39110 601-853-4373 Store Details

Spring Registration - December 1, 2017 through February 3, 2018

Mon Sep 11, 2017 - Phil Horel
We are pleased to announce that our registration for Spring 2018 will open on Friday, December 1, 2017.  We will close registration in early February so that we can put together our evaluations, team drafts prior to the end of February.  Our target date to begin matches in March 22nd.

2017 Summer league has been successful

Thu Jun 8, 2017 - Phil Horel
We have had a successful start to our 1st summer league.  The number of registrations has enables us to field complete teams for our Saturday games.  It has also allowed for us to have quality practice sessions with those in attendance.  We expect bigger things in 2018.

2017 Tournament Results

Sun May 14, 2017 - Phil Horel
The results for the 2017 Tournament can be found under the Quick Links tab in the Documents area.  After a long day, we had some very competitive matches.  These included some great wins and some tough losses.  It is with mixed feelings that we close out our 5th and most successful recreational season.  We hope that the season has been good to your players and that even the tough losses have become a positive learning lesson for them. 7-9 Division Pool Play:  Sharpe/Wells (W), Milan/Quinn, and Swan/Door 1

Tournament play schedules

Tue May 9, 2017 - Phil Horel
Please go to our documents folder to review the tournament schedule for your age division.

Successful Opening Weekend

Mon Apr 3, 2017 - Phil Horel
We had a successful opening weekend of games.  We are aware that we had some minor issues arise during the games and at facilities.  We are working on clarifying those issues and addressing our concerns with the facilities.  Please review the results and standings on the website under the appropriate links.

May 13th - Tournament weekend

Mon Apr 3, 2017 - Phil Horel
We have placed two games on the schedule for the weekend of May 13th.  Those games are subject to change, but were placed there so that we had something on the schedule for this weekend.  As the end of the season approaches, we will define the tournament schedule and update that information so that you are aware of the playing schedule for that day.

Team Rosters Released

Thu Feb 23, 2017 - Phil Horel
Teams are released so practices will start the week of Feb 27th.


Tue Feb 14, 2017 - Phil Horel
Registration is now closed for the 2017 Volleyball League.  We are working on putting together the teams based upon our evaluations from Feb 10-12, 2017.  We hope to have this completed so that we can begin practice in March.  Matches are set to begin in April.

Age Division and Grade Determination

Sat Feb 4, 2017 - Phil Horel
How we determine age division and what it means to current age


Fri Dec 30, 2016 -
Online registration through January 31, 2017.

Recommended Volleyball Apparel

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Parents, Here are some recommendations for the rec league: Knee pads (similar to Black Spandex pants – 3”, 4” or 5” (Similar to Ankle braces (Optional) – Vo

2016 League results through May 7, 2016

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Here are links to the detailed results for the league through last Saturday.  There are still a few critical matches on Thursday that will help determine seeding for the tournament this weekend. 2016 Results 7 to 9 through May 7th 2016 Results 10 to 11 through May 7th 2016 Results 12 to 13 through May 7th 2016 Results 14 to 17 through May 7th You may also look a the league standings by following this link: If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to

Tournament Brackets – FINAL

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
7 9 Bracket 2016 (FINAL) Games Start Saturday at Rosa Scott 10 11 Bracket 2016 (FINAL) Games Start Friday as Madison Middle School 12 13 Bracket 2016 (FINAL) Games Start Friday at Olde Towne Middle and Ridgeland High School 14 17 Bracket 2016 (FINAL) Games Start Saturday at Madison Central High School

2016 Tournament winner for 7-9 Division

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Crazy Crocs – Dark Green Team (Suggs)

2016 Tournament winner for 12-13 Division

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Winner:  Croft/Sharp  Runner Up:  Horel/Horel

Another successful year

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Parents/Coaches/Gym keepers, We want to thank all of you for your efforts and support during the 2016 MRYC/CMV season.  We made a lot of new friends and memories, plus gave so many an opportunity to discover and further their love of volleyball.  Please look in your email for a survey coming out in the next few weeks to help capture your comments so that we can continue to improve the league and your experience. Registration for the 2017 season will open in December 2016. Find summer volleyball camps for

Summer Camps

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Here are some links and websites for summer volleyball camps: (sign up for notifications from camps such at USM, JSU, Alabama, Millsaps and other regional offerings).  This also covers other sports beside volleyball. Belhaven: Mississippi State: Ole Miss: Mississippi College:  No Camp i

2017 Registration will open in December

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Based on gym availability and scheduling, the 2017 registrations will not open until mid-December.  We will still have practices prior to the beginning of the season and a 12 game schedule for each division.  Registration will close at the end of January with evaluations in February.  Please check back for more details.

Opportunities to watch Volleyball

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
Here are some links to volleyball schedules for high school (statewide) and college (Jackson metro area).

Coaches needed for rec league.

Thu Nov 24, 2016 -
If you are a high school senior or junior and are not playing travel ball this spring, consider volunteering your time to the next generation of volleyball players in the metro area. There are opportunities to be the head coach or assistant coach. If you are a parent of a player and would like to learn more about volunteering as a coach with CMV/MRYC, you are encouraged to contact us for more information. Email:

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