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Performance: Hudsonville's Kaylee Maat

Performance: Hudsonville's Kaylee Maat
Friday, October 11, 2019
Hudsonville fourth-year varsity setter Kaylee Maat had 35 assists – including the 4,000th of her high school career – to lead the No. 2-ranked Eagles past No. 9 Grand Haven 3-1 in an Oct. 3 matchup of top Division 1 teams, earning the MHSAA “Perfo...
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Reigning D4 Champ Finding Title Mix Again

Reigning D4 Champ Finding Title Mix Again
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Losing half its roster following a Division 4 championship season presented plenty of challenges to the Mendon varsity volleyball program this fall. But the resourceful Hornets, led by second-year head coach Heather Bowers, have managed to compete at a high level while...
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Undefeated Onsted Finds Winning Formula

Undefeated Onsted Finds Winning Formula
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Rhonda Hubbard teaches physical education and science in the classroom. But, on the volleyball court, she’s become a chemistry instructor. Her creation this fall has been mixing up a 25-0 Onsted volleyball team.
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Junior Hitter's Spirit, Skill Give Lawton Lift

Junior Hitter's Spirit, Skill Give Lawton Lift
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Olivia Cramer wears her friends proudly — on her leg. When she is not wearing a blade to play volleyball or basketball, the Lawton High School junior wears a prosthetic, but it’s not just any leg.
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Future in Hand, Hudson Ace Aiming High

Future in Hand, Hudson Ace Aiming High
Friday, August 30, 2019
Callie Bauer likes to make pros and cons lists. When the Hudson High School athlete began making a list of whether she should commit to Western Kentucky University on a volleyball scholarship offer, she couldn’t find any cons.
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Mruzik Set for Season of Opportunities

Mruzik Set for Season of Opportunities
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Like a lot of seniors, Jess Mruzik of Farmington Hills Mercy will enjoy a lot of perks that come with the final year of high school. The first such perk will be that she will get to miss almost three weeks from late August to mid-September.
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Reaching Higher Returns, Expands

Reaching Higher Returns, Expands
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for their 10th year June 23 at Milford High School in Highland Township, and for the first time volleyball players will take part in the Reaching Higher experien...
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USA Standout Skilled for Every Season

USA Standout Skilled for Every Season
Friday, December 28, 2018
Rylee Zimmer lightened her winter workload during her sophomore year, taking the basketball season off to focus more on volleyball. It turned out to be a short-term move.
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#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals

#TBT x 2: Volleyball, Girls Swim & Dive Finals
Thursday, November 22, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at more 2008 championship highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, this time in girls volleyball and swimming & diving.
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Performance: Lake Orion's Paige Briggs

Performance: Lake Orion's Paige Briggs
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Lake Orion outside hitter Paige Briggs was one of the state’s top players this fall, and led her team to an unprecedented accomplishment.  Briggs put together back-to-back unforgettable performances during last weekend’s Division 1 Semifinals and Final...
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Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore

Volleyball Joins GR Christian Title Lore
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Maria Bos’ eyes locked onto the MHSAA Division 2 volleyball championship trophy Saturday like they had locked onto every ball set her way that afternoon. Although rather than spike it to the ground like she successfully did 21 times in the championship match, she...
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Senior-Led Lake Orion Earns 1st Title

Senior-Led Lake Orion Earns 1st Title
Saturday, November 17, 2018
With 10 seniors on the roster, it’s fitting this year’s version of the Lake Orion volleyball team was the one to bring the school its first MHSAA volleyball title.  And while they’re plenty talented, that group brought a trait coach Tony Sca...
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Bronson Becomes 4th to Complete 4-Peat

Bronson Becomes 4th to Complete 4-Peat
Saturday, November 17, 2018
With one set standing between them and a fourth straight MHSAA championship Saturday, several members of the Bronson volleyball team spent the break doing the “Cha Cha Slide.”  They were very clearly comfortable in Kellogg Arena.
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Mendon Makes Good on Great Expectation

Mendon Makes Good on Great Expectation
Saturday, November 17, 2018
It took the Mendon volleyball team only one tournament to realize how good it was this season, and the Hornets certainly weren’t shy about making big proclamations.  “We started really early,” senior outside hitter Hayley Kramer said. &ldquo...
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D1/4 Recap: Lake Orion Rallies to Advance

D1/4 Recap: Lake Orion Rallies to Advance
Friday, November 16, 2018
Lake Orion will play for its first MHSAA volleyball championship Saturday. The No. 2-ranked Dragons, previously Class A runners-up in 2011, downed top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy in five sets in their Semifinal on Friday to earn a spot in this season’s Division...
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D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5

D2/3 Recap: Bronson edges St. Mary in 5
Thursday, November 15, 2018
It would make sense that Bronson’s most important win to date this season would come in Thursday’s Division 3 Semifinal at Kellogg Arena. It’s also fair to assume that the No. 2-ranked Vikings’ comeback 3-2 win over No. 1 Monroe St. Mary Catholi...
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Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg

Preview: Hopefuls Converge on Kellogg
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
There are important changes to note as we move into the final weekend of the 2018 Michigan high school girls volleyball season. First, remember that Classes A, B, C and D are no longer. This weekend will see the first champions of Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4. And while Pon...
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'Favorite' Just Fine for Monroe St Mary

'Favorite' Just Fine for Monroe St Mary
Friday, November 9, 2018
Karen O’Brien took the whole “rankings-don’t-matter” approach and threw it out the window this year. And, for her Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central volleyball team, the method has worked.
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Performance: Camden-Frontier's Jordan Stump

Performance: Camden-Frontier's Jordan Stump
Friday, November 2, 2018
Camden-Frontier junior Jordan Stump did a lot of many things well in leading Camden-Frontier on Saturday to clinch its first league championship in more than a decade, filling the stat sheet with 36 kills, 46 assists, six aces and 38 digs during the Southern Central Ath...
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Rivals & Wrestlers Show Military Support

Rivals & Wrestlers Show Military Support
Friday, October 26, 2018
Wrestling practice begins two weeks from Monday. But planning for a special military appreciation event at Coopersville is well underway and promises to be memorable.
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