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Undefeated Manistique Makes Banner Run

Undefeated Manistique Makes Banner Run
Monday, November 9, 2015
Finally, the time has arrived to put volleyball on the sports map at Manistique High School. Under coach Amy Nixon, the Emeralds take an 18-0 record into this week's Regional. Their first District title came on the heels of their first Mid-Peninsula Conference champion...
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'Corunna' on her Back, Norris Lifts Cavs

'Corunna' on her Back, Norris Lifts Cavs
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Meredith Norris has traveled all over the United States thanks to her ability to crush a volleyball and stop opponents from doing the same. The Corunna junior knows where she'll play in college, and she's already tasted international competition. But home is never far...
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Gabriel Richard Makes Name, Earns Renown

Gabriel Richard Makes Name, Earns Renown
Friday, October 23, 2015
It was early in the volleyball season when Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard went to the Novi Invitational as the only Class B team in a talent-rich tournament full of highly-ranked Class A teams. “We really hadn’t made a name for ourselves yet,” Fight...
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Big Hitter Now Chelsea Show-Stopper

Big Hitter Now Chelsea Show-Stopper
Friday, October 9, 2015
Emma Hess has spent much of her young life chasing dreams and overcoming odds. The 5-foot-8 outside hitter became an all-stater last season as a junior, another starring role to add to credits she earned acting in three films as a middle schooler. 
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Trenarys Trade Roles, Mendon Reigns On

Trenarys Trade Roles, Mendon Reigns On
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Volleyball found Bill Trenary early on. Actually, countless volleyballs did. “I was getting hit in the head with volleyballs before I could walk,” the Mendon High School varsity coach, now in his second year at the helm, said. “There’s a very go...
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Little Leland Boasts Big Numbers, Success

Little Leland Boasts Big Numbers, Success
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Small school, big aspirations. Welcome to Leland, where the volleyball and soccer programs are once again celebrating success and include nearly half the students who attend the Class D school. 
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Milana Ready to Shoulder Repeat Run

Milana Ready to Shoulder Repeat Run
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Gia Milana’s pace at this stage in her life is as fast-paced as the sport she plays. But ask Milana about the Miss Volleyball Award and she’s a tad reserved, deflecting the attention given to an athlete who plays a team sport who’s under strong consid...
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Pioneer Manore Sets National Record

Pioneer Manore Sets National Record
Thursday, September 24, 2015
On Monday night, Temperance Bedford High School honored its long-time volleyball coach Jodi Manore for breaking the national high school record for wins. At the end of her short speech prior to the match, Manore said to her players, “It’s about you the rest ...
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Okemos 'Wall' Stands Tall as Chiefs Climb

Okemos 'Wall' Stands Tall as Chiefs Climb
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Daria Richards and Rachel Thomas always are partners when Okemos’ volleyball team lines up for drills, and always on opposite teams when the Chiefs split up to scrimmage. Who better to match up than a pair of 6-foot-2 hitters who tower above their teammates and r...
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Tabit Twins Drive Top-ranked Team in B

Tabit Twins Drive Top-ranked Team in B
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
In the heat of an intense volleyball match, it could be easy to get the wrong impression about Hannah and Sarah Tabit of Mount Morris. A raised voice or a stern stare isn't an alarming indication of discord between the two. They're not mad at each other. They're not ...
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#TBT: Marysville Domination Unmatched

#TBT: Marysville Domination Unmatched
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The Marysville volleyball program built a pair of incredible streaks at the turn of this century, one that was equaled last season – and a second that likely won’t be approached. No team in MHSAA history has come within 90 wins of Marysville’s incredi...
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LaClair Leads as Coach, AD, Mentor

LaClair Leads as Coach, AD, Mentor
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Leasa Griffith was introduced to Bronson’s Jean LaClair while officiating one of LaClair’s volleyball tournaments. Through the years and a variety of experiences since, the Mendon athletic director has had plenty of opportunities to appreciate LaClair&rsquo...
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Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch

Roles Reverse as North Branch Wins Rematch
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Saturday’s final MHSAA Volleyball Final felt familiar – and not just because North Branch and Lake Odessa Lakewood wore nearly identical uniforms.  It wasn’t long ago that the Class B powers met to finish another season, and a Lakewood team fille...
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'Hot Hand' Helps Romeo Land Class A Title

'Hot Hand' Helps Romeo Land Class A Title
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Romeo volleyball coach Stacy Williams didn’t feel comfortable Saturday until her team needed only one more point to win the MHSAA Class A Final. That made sense for a couple of reasons.
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St. Mary Sends Tuller Out as Champ

St. Mary Sends Tuller Out as Champ
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central wasn’t always the best team in Class C this season. Longtime coach Diane Tuller wasn’t sure at the start of this fall if these Kestrels had “what it took” to win the school’s fifth MHSAA championship and sec...
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Nine Just Fine for Record-Setting St. Phil

Nine Just Fine for Record-Setting St. Phil
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The last two seasons, Emily Schaub set Battle Creek St. Philip squads that weren’t supposed to continue the program’s near-decade of MHSAA Finals dominance. But No. 1 in the regular-season rankings doesn’t mean much compared to number nine in the rec...
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Highlight Reel: Class A Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class A Semifinals
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Novi volleyball team defeated Grand Haven 3-2 in a Class A Semifinal on Friday, and Romeo followed with a 3-0 victory over Temperance Bedford. Click for highlights.
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Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Battle Creek St. Philip volleyball team defeated Waterford Our Lady in a Class D Semifinal on Friday, and Leland followed with a 3-2 victory over Onaway. Click for highlights.
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Highlight Reel: Class B Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class B Semifinals
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Lake Odessa Lakewood volleyball team defeated Battle Creek Harper Creek 3-1 in a Class B Semifinal on Thursday. North Branch followed with a 3-1 victory over Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. Click below for highlights.
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Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Schoolcraft volleyball team defeated Roscommon 3-2 in a Class C Semifinal on Thursday, and Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central followed with a 3-2 defeat of Unionville-Sebewaing. Click below for highlights: 
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