Volleyball

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National Volleyball Tournament Takes Over Downtown Minneapolis

Volleyball teams from across the country are in Minneapolis this weekend. Lakeville’s Northern Lights is the host team for the tournament at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/18/2015

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Eagan Mom Could See Third Volleyball Championship Won By Daughters

The Eagan Wildcats girls’ volleyball team won 3 to 0 Thursday and will advance to the semifinals for the second year in a row. But as WCCO’s David McCoy says, as much success as the team has had it can’t compare to that enjoyed by one family.

11/06/2014

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Formed Out Of Tragedy, Hopkins Family Of Ten Bonds Over Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – You’ve got your Mannings. Your Harbaughs. Your Molinas, Gasols, and Earnhardts. Some families are sports super-families. And there is one such family in Hopkins, a family that is thriving, even if it was […]

10/17/2014

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Too Beautiful To Play? 6 Things You Need To Know About Sabina Altynbekova

Six things you probably don’t know about “beautiful” volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova.

07/28/2014

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Mpls. Hosts USA Volleyball Girl’s Junior National Championship

If you journey to downtown Minneapolis you can’t miss the volleyball players. They are everywhere. The biggest tournament in the country is going on at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and the numbers are staggering. Overall, the tournament includes 60 courts and 1,230 teams.

06/30/2014

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Marshall’s Westby Has ‘Old School’ Approach To High School Sports

It’s state tournament time, so there’s a pretty good chance Dan Westby and the Marshall Tigers are participating. Coach Westby’s philosophy is to start working with his girls’ basketball and volleyball teams early. “The thing I like about our kids is we get them in the fourth grade. They’re with us all the way through,” Westby said. “Our kids are extremely committed, and we feel pretty fortunate that way.”

03/28/2014

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12-6-13 Gopher Volleyball On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gopher Women’s Volleyball host 1st and 2nd Round matches this weekend.

12/06/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Root For Paige This NCAA Postseason

How gifted is Paige Brimeyer? Her hardware would tell you the senior’s an All-American volleyball hotshot for St. Thomas, as her powerhouse volleyball program takes aim Thursday at a second-straight D-III championship, hosting the first-round NCAA Regional.

11/13/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Follow Devin Lehman, 1 Of MN’s Best Setters

Devin Lehman is good at making her teammates look good. The Belle Plaine senior’s accumulated so many set assists this fall – 813 to be exact – for her No. 4-ranked Tigers that only two girls in the state do it better. Thursday night marks the start of the postseason for high school volleyball.

10/24/2013

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As High School Football Kicks Off, It’s All About The Heat (Index)

High school football kicks off Thursday night, and the storyline this week has been all about the heat.

08/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: My 5 Favorite People Of 2012

From an octogenarian who’s tallied a hole-in-one more often than Tiger Woods, to a college football star who speaks Latin – yes, Latin – I’ve relished getting to know some of Minnesota’s most intriguing sports stories in 2012.

12/22/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 12/13!

In the Final Smackdown of 2012, it’s sports, basketball vs. volleyball….both either great shots….or, horrible shots! Click the above link to see the videos and vote!

12/13/2012

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Concordia Volleyball Advances To Elite 8

The top-ranked Concordia University is slated to play a quarterfinal match against Wingate University of South Carolina on Thursday in Pensacola, Florida.

12/04/2012

Kia Johnson hoists the trophy and celebrates with teammates after UST defeated Calvin College 3-2 to win the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship. [Mark Brown/University of St. Thomas]

Beyond Bounds: Kia Johnson Wins Nat’l Titles & Nat’l Scholarships

Turns out, Kia Johnson has her older brother — and that B+ she got back in elementary school — to thank for the deluge of success she’s enjoyed lately.

12/01/2012

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HS Volleyball Team Overcomes Loss Of Superfan, Stays ‘Amazing’

It’s hard enough being in high school. And then losing someone you love can make it seem impossible.

11/09/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Minn. Squad Nets National Football Title – Australian Style

The Minnesota Freeze – the state’s Australian Rules Football Club (or footy, for those in the know) – dominated the country’s top opposition recently in Mason, Ohio, outscoring opponents 143-20 en route to its first national title since 2007.

10/26/2012

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Prosthetic Leg Can’t Keep Prep Athlete From Achieving

Waseca junior Lexi Shifflett made the varsity volleyball team this year and has become one of the team’s best setters.

10/18/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Kaiti Wachter Is The Best Story You’ll Read All Week

Take a moment and learn about Kaiti Wachter, her mother, and even her grandmother. You won’t be disappointed you did.

09/13/2012

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Olympics Over, McCutcheon Starts As Gophers Coach

Hugh McCutcheon is about to formally take over as Minnesota’s coach, silver medal and all.

08/29/2012

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Minneapolis To Host Jr. Girls Volleyball Tournament In 2014

Minneapolis announced that the city will be hosting the USA Junior Girls National Volleyball Championships in 2014.

05/23/2012

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Concordia’s Girls Volleyball Team Takes 5th National Title

The Concordia University volleyball team won its fifth national title over the weekend – and the Golden Bears made it look easy.

12/05/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm has news from the Gopher Volleyball team. USA Olympic Volleyball Coach Hugh McCutcheon is taking over as the new coach of the Gophers. He talked to Mike about the opportunity to coach the Maroon and Gold!

02/14/2011

Hugh McCutcheon looks on in the Gold Medal volleyball match between the United States and Brazil held at the Capital Indoor Stadium during Day 16 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (credit: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Hugh McCutcheon To Coach ‘U’ Volleyball

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers announced Hugh McCutcheon as their next women’s volleyball coach.

02/10/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

He turned around the Minnesota Volleyball team making it one of the strongest programs in the country. But now, Mike Hebert is calling it quits. He talks to Mike Grimm about his retirement and why he’s decided to step away.

12/16/2010

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