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Chuck Musselman
466 Canova Drive
Akron, Ohio

Monday, October 6

Welcome to Zero Gravity Juniors, a Junior Olympic Volleyball Program.  If you have any questions please contact Chuck Musselman at 330-685-2890.

Monday, February 2
Tournament Info for 2/6 at Massillon Rec Center (14 Black/13 Black)

Massillon Rec Center 
505 Erie Street North 
Massillon, OH 44646 

14 Black (Pool A, Saturday)
1. Zero Gravity Jrs. – 14 Black     
2. Impact Sports Academy – 14 Travel    
3. Club Crush – 14Stauffer    
4. Ohio Xtreme Volleyball – 14 Black    

13 Black (Pool B, Saturday)
1. Zero Gravity Jrs. – 13 Black    
2. Barberton Volleyball Club (BVC) – Black    
3. Impact Sports Academy – 13 White      

Players need to be there dressed and ready to play at 8:30am.  A coaches’ meeting will be at 8:30 AM in the front lobby and will take place prior to the start of the tournament. Coaches must attend to verify & sign their roster. The tournament starts promptly at 9:00 A.M. sharp. Please note the doors of the Recreation Center will not be unlocked until 8:00 AM. At Massillon Recreation Center, team camps are only permitted in the upstairs Studio. Please clean your camp site up prior to leaving. No teams will be allowed to camp out in the hallways during the tournament. The use of any ball outside of the gymnasium is not permitted while inside the building. Keep all coolers in cars. Coolers are prohibited in and outside facilities hosting OVR-sanctioned events. Setting up tables and/or cooking by teams or their support staff, fans, coaches, or parents are prohibited at OVR-sanctioned events. A concession may be provided at the tournament site. A variety of restaurants are within 1 mile of the Recreation Center. Area restaurant maps are provided. Seating for spectators will be provided in the gymnasium. Only those teams currently playing in a match are permitted on the gymnasium floor. No personal chairs are permitted in the gymnasium. Good Luck Ladies!!

Tuesday, February 2
Tournament Info for 2/7 at Eastside VBC (16 Black)

Eastside Volleyball Club
8100 Tyler Boulevard
Mentor, OH 44060

Directions From the South: Take 271N to Rt. 90E, take 90E to Rt. 615. Turn left (north) on 615 to Tyler Blvd, Left (west) on Tyler. Eastside Volleyball Club is about 1 mile on your left.

16 Black (Pool B, Sunday)
1. Zero Gravity Jrs. – 16 Black   
2. Club Ashtabula Volleyball – Sparks    
3. Eastside Cleveland Juniors – 16 Red    
4. Vertical Force Volleyball Club – Sanders    

Doors open at 7:00am. Coaches meeting at 7:30am. Tournament starts at 8:00am. We need to be there dressed and ready to play at 7:30am. Coolers are prohibited in and outside facilities hosting OVR-sanctioned events. Setting up tables and/or cooking by teams or their support staff, fans, coaches, or parents are prohibited at OVR-sanctioned events. Eastside Cleveland Juniors will be hosting a concession stand. There is bleacher seating available. Chairs will also be permitted. Good Luck Ladies!!

Tuesday, February 2
Tournament Info for 2/7 at Ohio Nets (16 Red)

OhioNets Sports Complex
12665 Corporate Drive
Parma, OH 44130

Directions From Akron:  Take I-77 North to I-480 West. From the East get off at West 130th street. Turn left and proceed across Brookpark Road and go 3/4 of a mile. Corporate Drive is on the left. OhioNets Sports Complex is the last building on the right.

16 Red (Pool D, Sunday)
1. Klars VBC – Impact Black 
2. Zero Gravity Jrs. – 16 Red 
3. MCVBC – 16 Regional 
4. NOVA Juniors – 16s Maroon 

Doors open at 7:00am, Coaches' meeting at 7:30am, Play begins at 8:00am.  Everyone should be there dressed and ready to play at 7:30am.  Seating is provided.  Do not bring your own folding chair.  Very little camping space is available.  Outside food is not allowed into the facility.  OhioNets will be hosting a concession stand for participants and spectators.  Personal coolers must be left in your vehicles.  Good Luck Ladies!!

Sunday, January 17
Zero Gravity 16 Black Wins Gold at Spire!!

It was a great day at Spire for our 16 Black team.  With only a few practices under their belt and playing in their first tournament together, our young ladies showed what they are capable of with wins over Pittsburgh Point 16-1 (21-25, 25-19, 21-25, 25-11, 20-18), Spire 16-1 (25-23, 25-14, 25-7), Impact Sports Academy 16-1 (25-15, 21-25, 15-9), Pittsburgh Elite Gold (19-25, 25-20, 15-11), and EPIC 16-1 (25-21, 22-25, 16-14) during their championship run.  Team members included Jessie Galford, Paige Strobel, Krista Delatore, Kelly Daugherty, Brooke Laughlin, Lindsay Carr, Molly Triplett, Paige Rossiter, Lexi Buck, and Jillian Hammary.  Congratulations Ladies!!

Gold Champions!!

Monday, February 2
Tournament Results and Current 2016 OVR Rankings

1/17     16 Black     Gold Champions     Spire          
1/24    16 Black     3rd Gold                Elite         
1/24    15 Black     3rd Gold                Kids America        
1/30     14 Black     5th Gold               Kids America       
1/31     18 Black     3rd Gold               OhioNets
1/31     16 Black     5th Gold               OhioNets   


18 Regional

18 Black          29th/72 teams            5.128 


16 American

16 Black          9th/72 teams             11.600      


16 Regional 

16 Red            44th/146 teams          4.000


15 American

15 Black          17th/56 teams            5.257  


15 Regional

15 Red            54th/193 teams          3.091


14 Regional 

14 Black          22nd/225 teams         8.000


13 Regional

13 Black          23rd/191 teams          0.000 

Friday, February 5

Please check here before leaving for every practice to make sure there have not been any changes. 

Wednesdays (TIMKEN)

6:30-8:00 - COURT 1 - 15 Red    

6:30-8:00 - COURT 2 - 13 Black/14 Black  

8:00-9:30 - COURT 1 - 16 Black/18 Black  

8:00-9:30 - COURT 2 - 15 Black/16 Red

Thursdays (TIMKEN)

6:30-8:00 - COURT 1 - 14 Black/15 Red     

6:30-8:00 - COURT 2 - 13 Black      

8:00-9:30 - COURT 1 - 16 Black/18 Black   

8:00-9:30 - COURT 2 - 15 Black/16 Red  


Practices will continue to follow this schedule every Wednesday and Thursday until the OVR Regional Championships for each team unless otherwise posted.    

Tuesday, January 26
Completed 2016 Tournament Schedules, Fees, and Coaches

Below is the tournament schedules to date for our 2016 teams, team fees, and probable coaches.


18 BLACK - Coach Musselman ($850)

1/31     Ohio Nets (18R)

2/13    Columbus (18R Presidents Cup)

2/14    Columbus (18R Presidents Cup)

3/6      Case Western (18R)

3/26    Massillon Rec (18R)

4/1       Huntington, WV (18R SpikeFest) 

4/2      Huntington, WV (18R SpikeFest) 

4/3      Huntington, WV (18R SpikeFest)

4/17    Coshocton (18R)

5/8      Columbus (18R Championships)


16 BLACK - Coach Musselman ($800)


1/31    Ohio Nets (16A)

2/7     Eastside (16A)

2/28   Urbana (16N Bid Play-In Tournament)

3/12    Salem (16A Challenge)

3/13    Salem (16A Challenge)

3/20   Akron (16A)

4/2      Pinnacle (16A Challenge)

4/3      Pinnacle (16A Challenge) 

*4/9    Columbus (16N Bid Tournament)

*4/10   Columbus (16N Bid Tournament)

4/17    Elite (16A) - wait list

5/15    Pinnacle (16A)

5/22   Columbus (16R Championships)


* - Only if we qualify at the Bid Play-In Tournament on 2/28 in Urbana.  If we qualify this tournament will add $100/player to the team fees which will be collected on March 3.


16 RED - Coach Szink ($750)

2/7      OhioNets (16R)

2/13     Barberton (16R)

3/6       Barberton (16R) 

3/20     Elite (16R)

4/3       Crestview HS (16R)

4/9       Maverick (16R Challenge)

4/10     Maverick (16R Challenge)

4/17     Girard (16R) 

5/8       Coshocton (16R)

5/15     Columbus (16R Championships)


15 BLACK - Coach Karcher ($790)  

1/30    OhioNets (15A)

2/14    Cleveland State (16U) 

3/6      Spire (15A)

3/13     Massillon Rec (15A)   

3/19     Maverick (15A Challenge)

3/20    Maverick (15A Challenge)

4/3      Akron (15A)

4/23     Elite (15A Challenge) - wai list

4/24     Elite (15A Challenge) - wait list

5/15     OhioNets (15A)

5/21     Columbus (15A Championships)  


15 RED - Coach Daugherty ($750)


2/13     Cleveland State (15R)

2/21    Tallmadge Rec Center (15R)

3/5      Barberton (15R)

3/6      Cleveland State (15R)

3/12     Hiram (15R Challenge)

3/13     Hiram (15R Challenge)

4/9       Lexington HS (15R)

4/17     Girard (16R)

5/7      Coshocton (15R)

5/22     Columbus (15R Championships) 


14 BLACK - Coach Raf ($750)


1/30     Coshocton (14R)

2/6      Massillon (14R) 

2/13     Lodi (14R)

2/28     Elite (14R)

3/13     Columbiana (14R)

3/19     Elite (14R) 

4/9      Columbiana HS (14R Challenge)

4/10     Columbiana HS (14R Challenge) 

4/16     Girard (14R)

5/7      Columbus (14R Championships)


13 BLACK - Coach Karcher ($650)

2/6      Massillon (13R)

2/20    Lodi (13R)

2/27    Elite (13R)

3/5      Elite (13R)

3/12     Columbiana HS (13R Challenge)

3/13     Columbiana HS (13R Challenge)

3/19     Akron (13R)

5/7      Pinnacle (13R)

5/21     Columbus (13R Championships)

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