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After posting three wins this weekend, Royals volleyball battles for the final CVC tournament berth

The Royals had no trouble in maintaining their momentum after Friday night’s win over Juniata, taking a pair of sweeps Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Eastern Mennonite improves to 12-11 overall and 5-6 in the CVC, maintaining their hold on fourth place in conference. The men will wrap up their regular season at league-leading Stevenson on March 30. The Royals will also be watc ...More

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Junior volleyball player named to U.S. national deaf team, will play in World Championships and the Deaflympics

Some athletes leave their sport and never go back, but Hunter Taylor, from Richmond, Virginia, has returned after a year off with an even greater love for volleyball. His dedication has resulted not only in accolades at Eastern Mennonite University, where he was Royals Athlete of the Week in early February, but also a spot on the 2015-2017 USA Men’s National Deaf Volleyball Team. Taylo ...More

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Athlete of the Week: Junior captain Scott Brigham returns to Royals volleyball stronger than ever

“I guess one way to describe him would be 100 percent. He’s a sheer competitor,” said men’s volleyball coach Dominick Porter. Porter was talking about his junior captain, Scott Brigham (Montpelier, Va./ Pa ...More

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Veterans and athletic young recruits lead men’s volleyball squad

As he enters his third season at the helm of Eastern Mennonite’s men’s volleyball team, alumnus Dominick Porter is ready for his team to make the next step – qualifying for the Continental Volleyball Conference Tournament.  The Royals have never made it to the four-team tourney.  The CVC played their first season in 2012 ...More

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Black Student Union fundraiser game pits the (victorious) Streetball Kingz against the hometown Wreckin’ Royals

The Wreckin’ Royals were expected to lose, and lose big they did, during an Oct. 30 fundraising basketball game against the Richmond-based Streetball Kingz at Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena. The final score was 109-78. A crowd of about 200 enjoyed the game, cheering on both the Kingz and their opponents, a team made up of faculty, staff, alumni and students. The ev ...More

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SEASON PREVIEW: Versatility and roster size are positive factors for Royals this year

After tying a program record in his first season as head coach, Dominick Porter is even more excited to get the 2015 campaign underway.  Not only did the EMU alum return most of his team, but he also brought in a huge recruiting class which allows him a staple he didn’t have last year — the roster size to play a full intrasquad scrimmage in practice. ...More

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Volleyball Royals open year with split against Coker

The EMU volleyball men opened their 2014 season on Saturday, splitting a doubleheader with D-II Coker College.  The Royals won the first match between the two, giving coach Dominick Porter a win in his first outing, before falling to the Cobras in the nightcap. EMU 3, Coker 2 The first match was a back-and-forth thriller, with the men winning in five. They broke ...More

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Recent Pro Porter Takes Over Men’s Volleyball Program

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) announces Dominick Porter as its new head men’s volleyball coach. Porter, a 2007 graduate of the EMU program, will be the eighth head coach in the 24 seasons since men’s volleyball started in 1991. An all-conference performer during his collegiate playing days, Porter continued improving after college and went on to play professionally in Ge ...More

Grad Making His Path in Germany

EMU grad Dominick Porter has been in Germany for almost two months playing professionally with the Dresden Volleyball Club, and has already seen a difference in the way the game is played in Europe compared to the United States. Read more… ...More

Men’s Volleyball Breaks 20 Records During 2007 Season

To say that EMU’s men ...More