Thursday, November 23, 2017

Volleyball

Fort Madison, Iowa: Behind the Team All the Way

By Elizabeth Gullett Mikaela Foecke is an incredibly powerful volleyball player, whose humble and down to earth demeanor is inspiring to say the least. She knows that her power comes from being a team player, and is therefore not one to take all the credit for her accomplishments. Her small hometown of West Point, as well as the surrounding region …

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Mikaela Foecke Rises on the Love and Support of Her Town

By Natavia Howell It must feel great to be a local celebrity in a small town where everyone knows your name. For this young athlete, she has this experience every day. She’s an 18-year old high school senior who stands 6’3″ tall and has already had much success in her athletic career. Mikaela talked about her own successes, but what’s …

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DIG IT! Kathryn Plummer — Confident, Competitive and a Flair for Fun

By Russell O. Karr “Set your goals high, and don’t stop ’til you get there.” – Bo Jackson “Honestly, I want to be the first woman to get two Olympic gold medals in volleyball; one in indoor and one in beach.” This is how Kathryn Plummer clearly and confidently explained her goals to High School Illustrated in a recent interview. …

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Alexa Filley – A High School Volleyball Ace

Four Years, Four Titles By Joey Ramirez | Photos By Megan Stearman & Tricia Biagi Like most high school students, there are annual school rituals for Alexa Filley. Register for classes; buy textbooks; take yearbook photos, and…win the Kentucky State Volleyball Championship. Four consecutive years, four consecutive state championships for Alexa and Assumption High School (Louisville, Ky.) teammates. But for …

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Follow Your Heart – Larry Tuileta Makes School Choice After Stellar High School Career

By Joey Ramirez Photos By Kristen Collat & Jessica Homrich “People are gonna have their opinions on what people think you should be doing,” Tuileta says. “But only you know in your heart what you should be doing for yourself.” For Larry Tuileta, sports have always been about giving back, whether to his family, teammates or community. So when it …

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Training: Got Sand?

Training tips to help with your game I am often asked three questions about training during the volleyball offseason: “How do I jump higher?” “How do I get to more digs?” “How do I hit the ball harder?” My answer: “Get sandy!” I have done research and have many ideas but the one common denominator I have for all of …

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2013 All Nebraska Volleyball Team Announced

The 2013 All Nebraska Volleyball Team has been announced. Here is the First Team lineup: Sydney O’Shaughnessy (Omaha Marian) – O’Shaughnessy dished out 1,164 assists and had 134 kills Marysa Wilkinson (Lincoln Southwest) – The 6-foot Creighton recruit had 504 kills and led the Silver Hawks back to the state tourney for 10th time Olivia Boender (Waverly) – the 6-foot-2 …

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National Letter of Intent Signing Day for Orange County Student-Athletes

BOYS BASKETBALL Joe Furstinger (Santa Margarita) New Mexico GIRLS BASKETBALL Amy Ogren (Mater Dei) Point Loma Nazarene Kayla Stephens (Segerstrom) Alabama State BASEBALL John Balliet (Mission Viejo) Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Turner Buis (Fullerton) Cal State Fullerton Chase Calabuig (Capistrano Valley) San Diego State Griffin Canning (Santa Margarita) UCLA Parker Coss (Capistrano Valley Christian) UC Irvine Taylor Fajardo (Capistrano …

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Dana Hills Girls Volleyball is Ranked No. 43 in the Nation.

prepvolleyball.com’s national rankings of 100 girls volleyball teams recently ranked Dana Hills #43 along with 3 other teams from Orange County – Orange Lutheran #62, Los Alimitos #65, and Redondo Union #1.

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Yoder Named MVP

San Clemente senior Lucas Yoder was named tournament MVP in the Best of the West Volleyball tournament held in Poway on March 9th. Yoder was also named volleyball athlete of the week by OC Varsity. The Tritons defeated Loyola in 3 sets to win the championship. The Tritons are currently ranked #1 n the OC top 10 with a record …

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