Volleyball is a sport. You have to get the ball over in 3 hits. In an advanced level of volleyball, players get better at the sport, so you should pass, set, and hit the ball over the net for a better chance to score. Volleyball is the second most popular sport in the world. The sport was created in 1895 by William G. Morgan. The sport was originally called mintonette. The sport is played with 6 players on the court at a time.