Posts Tagged: Volleyball

Erickson buoys back row for Valley City, hits 200-dig benchmark

October 13, 2020

It takes bravery to stare down booming spikes on the volleyball court, but Valley City State University defensive specialist Kylie Erickson of North Pole has never flinched. For four years she has provided the Vikings with a steady presence on the back row, although this year she has taken her game to the next level…. Read more »

Metlakatla’s Russell to play basketball for Walla Walla

May 25, 2020

Metlakatla High School’s Alexis Russell capped off a remarkable basketball career for the Chiefs by being named Alaska Girls 2A Player of the Year. Alexis also shined on the volleyball court and she was an outstanding student, graduating with a 3.60 GPA and serving on Student Council. But she especially distinguished herself in hoops, where… Read more »

Palmer volleyball standout Giese to play for Wenatchee Valley

May 19, 2020

Palmer High School’s Kelsey Giese was a standout volleyball player. She was Team Captain for the Moose squad and named first team All Region two years in a row.  Kelsey was respected for her drive and desire to be her best.  She plans to play volleyball at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington next fall.

Houston’s Whitted has a Heart of a Champion

May 15, 2020

Houston High School’s Denali Whitted was a dynamic talent in the classroom and in the field of play.  She graduates with a 3.64 GPA and as one of the Hawks most decorated athletes. Over her four years of high school Denali excelled in four sports – volleyball, soccer, basketball, and football.  She played for the… Read more »

Thunder Mountain multi-sport star Fenumiai on to UAF

May 14, 2020

Letasi “Tasi” Fenumiai is a three-sport athlete that earned 12 varsity letters at Thunder Mountain High School. Tasi played varsity volleyball, basketball and softball for the Falcons each of her four years. She was an integral part of the 2017 and 2018 State Champion Falcon softball teams, contributing her potent bat as well anchoring a… Read more »

Sarah Robinson on way to BYU

May 9, 2020

Sarah Robinson of South Anchorage High School has accepted an offer to run track and field for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Sarah excels in both volleyball and track. As an outside hitter she helped the Lady Wolverines win the 2019 state volleyball championship and was chosen as the MaxPreps SAHS player of the… Read more »

West High’s Huss to play volleyball at HPU

May 7, 2020

West Anchorage High School multi-sport talent Gillian Huss was an outside hitter on the volleyball team and a varsity basketball player for the Eagles. She was captain, first team All-Conference and All-State in volleyball.  She is also an honor roll student and will graduate from the Alaska Middle College program.  Gillian recently signed a letter… Read more »

Volleyball standout Johnson off to Colorado Mesa

May 5, 2020

Hahni Johnson has been awarded a scholarshipped opportunity to play beach volleyball at Colorado Mesa University, an NCAA Division 2 institution in Grand Junction, Colorado. She will be rostered on the indoor volleyball team, as well. Hahni was a member of Dimond High volleyball program for the past four years, where her teams finished in… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Wissler powers Ohio State to 1991 Final Four

April 10, 2020

Wasilla’s Leisa Wissler was a big deal in the Big Ten from 1988 to 1991. The Ohio State University volleyball star was a powerful presence at net, a booming hitter and devastating blocker who could also play the back row and serve. Wissler was named Big Ten Player of the Year in 1991 and Big… Read more »

Dray among nine players selected for All-Tribal Volleyball Team

February 18, 2020

Dillingham’s Sydney Dray is an undersized outside hitter with a big game. The 5-foot-6 junior star stood tall for Haskell Indian College this season, earning all-conference second team honors and being awarded the Champion of Character Award. Dray was again recognized with her recent selection to the All-Tribal Volleyball Team by the Tribal Sports Network…. Read more »