Defending Champion Stanford Sweeps Minnesota To Reach FinalStanford (29-4) will face Wisconsin on Saturday night, seeking its third title in four years and ninth overall.
Mother-Daughter Volleyball Duo Take On Player, Coach Roles On New Prague TeamAs the state volleyball playoffs get underway next week, one of the hottest teams in the state is led by quite the duo: a mother-daughter combo. Ask any athlete who's played for their parent and any parent who's coached their kid, and they'll tell you there's good and bad about that.
Onward & Upward For Gopher Volleyball Team After Sweet Sixteen UpsetWhen you achieve the level of success -- and consistent success -- that the Gopher volleyball program has, you don't rest on the past.
Gophers Volleyball Set To Maximize Home Court AdvantageThe Gopher volleyball team lost its only Big 10 Match last Friday at Penn State, but that's not all bad.
Gophers Lose To Texas In NCAA Volleyball SemisAmy Neal had a career-high 25 kills and Texas broke open a close match in the fourth set to beat Minnesota in the NCAA volleyball semifinals Thursday night. The third-seeded Longhorns (30-2) will play in the championship match Saturday night against No. 9 Kansas or No. 4 Nebraska.
Orr Sisters Help Propel Eagan High To State FinalsIt is a feeling every parent can relate to watching their kid. Gretchen Orr can relate more than most, with two kids on the Eagan High School's varsity volleyball team. "It is very nerve-wracking," Gretchen said. "Twice as much can go wrong! The serving makes me so nervous (laughs)!"
Amazing Save From Lakeville South Volleyball Gains Attention On TwitterLakeville South is hoping to get video of the play on ESPN Sportscenter's popular "Top 10" segment. The team tweeted a clip of the play Thursday night, and it's already been retweeted thousands of times.
National Volleyball Tournament Takes Over Downtown MinneapolisVolleyball 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.
Eagan Mom Could See Third Volleyball Championship Won By DaughtersThe 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.
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Too Beautiful To Play? 6 Things You Need To Know About Sabina AltynbekovaSix things you probably don't know about "beautiful" volleyball player Sabina Altynbekova.
Mpls. Hosts USA Volleyball Girl's Junior National ChampionshipIf 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.
Marshall's Westby Has 'Old School' Approach To High School SportsIt'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."
Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Root For Paige This NCAA PostseasonHow 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.
Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Follow Devin Lehman, 1 Of MN's Best SettersDevin 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.