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Category: Volleyball
September 15, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings — Week 2

Sometimes, volleyball tournaments help you get a better handle on state rankings. Other times, not — and that’s because of the pool-play formats (two sets only) and best-of-three in bracket play as well as the fact that most tourneys include teams from a variety of classifications. In putting together this week’s rankings for 4A, 3A and 2A,…

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September 11, 2014 at 10:17 AM

“The Right Stuff” Volleyball Blog: Tourney time

I’m back with The Right Stuff, my weekly volleyball notebook, for another season and it will be posted here each Thursday. We are shortening up our blog posts this year in hopes of keeping your interest, so I’ll get right to it. This is a big tournament weekend on both sides of the state, with at least…

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June 26, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Kickoff Classic moves to Seattle Memorial Stadium

The annual WIAA Emerald City Kickoff Classic has a new home. This year’s event will be at Seattle Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6. Four games are scheduled, but the teams involved have not yet been announced. The lineup for the Emerald City Volleyball Invitational, to be played the same weekend at a yet-to-be-determined site, will…

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June 4, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Archbishop Murphy names new volleyball coach

Kelly Richardson is the new head volleyball coach at Archbishop Murphy. Here is the press release from the school: June 4, 2014- Archbishop Murphy High School has hired Kelly Richardson as head volleyball coach. Kelly currently works at South West Baptist University in Missouri as head volleyball coach, where she has been since 2007. This last season…

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February 6, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Lindquist joins Scwhan as volleyball All American

Sara Lindquist, who led Mercer Island to its first Class 3A state volleyball championship last season, is one of only two Washington players among the 150 honored as High School All Americans by PrepVolleyball.com. The other is Courtney Schwan of Bellarmine Prep, a repeat selection after powering the Lions to a second straight 4A title. Janelle Sparks…

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January 6, 2014 at 12:43 PM

The Fifth Quarter — The Northwest School unveils new athletic facility

The Northwest School unveiled a $19 million dollar facility to its students this morning, one that holds a gymnasium, a rooftop turf field and a TRX workout system.

For The Fifth Quarter this week, we’ll take a closer look at the facilities. Since it is basketball season, we’ll take a closer look at what the facility means for The Northwest School’s basketball teams, but we’ll also delve into the other amenities. But first, this view is too amazing to bury at the bottom of the post, so take a look at what one sees from the rooftop turf field. Pretty cool.

The view from the rooftop turf field is a stunning look at downton and Queen Anne.

The view from the rooftop turf field is a stunning look at downton and Queen Anne.

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November 27, 2013 at 9:41 AM

Bellarmine’s Jody DeGroot named one of AVCA’s two National Coaches of the Year

Here is a very cool honor for Jody DeGroot, who guided Bellarmine Prep of Tacoma to an unbeaten season and second straight Class 4A state volleyball championship: LEXINGTON, Ky. (November 26, 2013)  -  The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce that Kim Lauwers, head girls’ volleyball coach at A.J. Dimond High School in…

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November 16, 2013 at 8:36 AM

Follow the final day of 4A and 3A state volleyball here

They’re back in action at the 4A state volleyball tournament in Marcus Pavilion at Saint Martin’s University.

We have three consolation matches in progress, all in the second set (my ride-along made me late this morning!). It’s 1-0 for Kentwood over Central Valley, Skyline over Rogers of Puyallup and Bothell over Spanaway Lake.

The losers are out. The winners advance to the trophy round.

I’ll also be tweeting updates @SandyRinger1 and Matt Massey will be tweeting @SeaTimesPreps.

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November 15, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Get your 4A and 3A state volleyball updates here all day

Good Morning from Marcus Pavilion on the campus of Saint Martin’s University in Lacey for the Class 4A and 3A state volleyball tournaments. I will be updating results here as I am able (I’ll be dealing with deadline later this evening). I also will be tweeting @SandyRinger1 and sometimes that’s quicker. 10:13 PM — Hearbreaker for Seattle…

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