God has used ‘ups & downs’ of volleyball, U.S. captain says

The United States defeated Tunisia 3-0 on Monday to clinch the top spot in Group B in men’s volleyball.

LONDON (BP) — In one way, Reid Priddy hopes that the London Olympics won’t be a repeat of what happened in Beijing.

Four years ago, tragedy struck the men’s volleyball squad when Todd Bachman, the father-in-law of team coach Hugh McCutcheon, was stabbed and killed at the Drum Tower in Beijing shortly after the Opening Ceremony… Continue reading

Olympic high jumper sees God in opportunity

LONDON (BP) — The fact that Jesse Williams is even on the U.S. Olympic team may seem like a fluke to some.

The U.S. high jumper finished fourth in the Olympic trials earlier this summer, and only the top three qualify for the Olympics. But third-place finisher Nick Ross didn’t have the Olympic ‘A’ standard necessary, 7’7″, so Williams squeaked in… Continue reading

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