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Indianapolis becoming 'Volleyball Central' with girls junior national competition

Posted: 11:15 PM, Jul 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-02 15:45:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis does big-time sports as well as any city in the country. Racing? Of course. Basketball? Naturally. Volleyball? Quickly earning its place among the most attended events in Downtown Indianapolis every year.

The action is intense and the talent is growing. The games are spread out over tens of thousands of square feet at the Convention Center. For a 10-day stretch, USA Volleyball is taking over Downtown Indianapolis with its 40th Girls Junior National Championships.

Check out why Indianapolis is seeing a surge of volleyball in the video player above for the Sports Xtra Spotlight.