beach volleyball

Popularity of beach volleyball continues to rise

Popularity of beach volleyball continues to rise

Volleyball on the beach never seems to stop. More than a dozen tournaments are scheduled through the efforts of Judd Smith and Bulldog Beach Volleyball at Lagerheads on the Gulf. Smith once called Navarre Beach a diamond in the rough when it comes to the beach volleyball scene, and it’s one that continues to shine. […]

Push made to make beach volleyball an official high school sport

Push made to make beach volleyball an official high school sport

Sunshine and the sound of waves and music in the background provide the setting for high-school beach volleyball at Lagerheads on the Gulf. Though, technically, it’s not an official high-school sport, talented volleyball players from five schools in the area show off their skills on the soft white sand courts in competitive two-on-two matches. “It’s […]

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Smith starts recruiting service for sand volleyball players

Judd Smith has long been a promoter of beach volleyball. He played professionally and now trains athletes through his Bulldog Beach Volleyball Club. His latest involvement with the game is connected to college recruiting. Nearly two months ago, Smith launched the Bulldog Beach Elite – the first sand volleyball recruiting service in the panhandle. “I’m […]