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TGCA State Poll – Week 6

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2016 TEXAS GIRLS COACHES ASSOCIATION State Volleyball Poll September 19, 2016 Comments:  Please send your results to Congratulations: Jim Wood notched coaching victory number 372.  Coach Wood is currently at Maypearl with stops at: Poolville, Cleburne, Gorman, Bonham, Clifton, Grandview, Burleson and Joshua. I do not know if this is a record, but: the Groesbeck Lady Goats opened District …

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Pearland’s John Turner: 800 (wins) strong

John Turner, co-founder and Executive Director of TAVC

By Chuck Licata, LoneStarVB co-owner Pearland High School’s John Turner joined a very elite coaching group last Friday (Sept. 16). That’s when his Oilers swept Hastings 3- 0 (by scores of 25-13, 25-11, 25-6). With that win, Turner claimed head coaching victory #800 of his career. That puts him in some elite company. The latest compilation by Butch Hart (Guru …

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TAVC Announces 2016 Class 5A-6A Pre-Season All-Texas Team


Defensive Specialists/Liberos Alvarez, Izela, Dumas Benbow, Annie, Hebron Brown, Jordan, Dawson Carruth, Alyssa, Klein Collins Cianciulli, Raigen, Oak Ridge Crews, Karen, Dripping Springs Lee, Lauren, Coppell Niebla, Lydia, SA Reagan Primavera, Mia, The Woodlands Smith, Lexie, Lovejoy Tuttle, Audrey, George Ranch Setters Anthony, Erin, Ft. Bend Austin Bradfute, Haley, NB Canyon Coates, MacKenzie, Hays Conner, Camille, Seven Lakes Dean, Margaret, …

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Greater Houston VCA Announces Pre-Season Fab 50


GHVCA 2016 Pre-Season FAB 50 Austin High School- Erin Anthony (Senior, S) Barbers Hill High School- Laura Katie Jones (Senior, MB/RS), Madilyn Miles (Senior, S/RS) Bellaire High School- Maya Evans (Senior, MB), Megan Evans (Senior, S) Bryan Rudder High School- Kianna Suber (Senior, MB), Allison Vaughan (Senior, S/RS) Cinco Ranch High School- Nicole Lennon (Senior, OH/RS) Clear Brook High School- …

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Jordan Redmond: Volleyballer wins Concordia University (Austin) Medal of Honor

Former LHHS senior star Jordan Redmond (23) celebrates a point with her Concordia University volleyball teammates during a match last fall. Redmond was a 2-year player at Concordia; helped lead the Tornados to American Southwest Conference tournament berths the past two seasons. Redmond received the American Southwest Conference Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor last week.

By Chuck Licata I still wish Liberty Hill High School had been lucky enough to get alum Jordan Redmond for all four of her high school years. Redmond, who played volleyball and basketball her senior year (2012) at LHHS, is finishing up her senior year at nearby Concordia University in north Austin. And she’ll take away not only a diploma …

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2015 HS Awards: Player of the Year


Celebrating The Best Of 2015 We put a party hat on the 2015 high school season today with the announcement of our Player of the Year. Congratulations to all the players and coaches who made it another great season for high school volleyball in Texas! Player of the Year Morgyn Greer Dripping Springs, senior This was the easiest decision of …

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2015 HS Awards: Outstanding Hitter & Setter


Celebrating The Best Of 2015 Our celebration of the 2015 high school season continues today as we announce our selections as the Outstanding Hitter and the Outstanding Setter. Outstanding Hitter Brooke Botkin Pearland, Junior Another very tough decision, considering the many, many explosive athletes across the state. But we kept coming back to the 6-2 junior that has committed to …

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2015 HS Awards: Newcomer of the Year; Outstanding Libero/DS

Photo by Gerald Castillo

Celebrating The Best Of 2015 It is day three of our awards ceremony and today we present the 2015 Newcomer of the Year and the Outstanding Libero/Defensive Specialist. Newcomer of the Year Annie Benbow Hebron, sophomore With lineups that included so many freshmen and sophomores playing major roles this season, this was not an easy decision. But we like to reward athletes …

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2015 HS Awards: Small School and Comeback Players of the Year

(Photo by Gerald Castillo)

Celebrating the Best of 2015 We continue spreading a little holiday cheer today with the announcement of our Small School Player of the Year and the Comeback Player of the Year. Small School Player of the Year Eighmy Dobbins Argyle, senior, OH The Small School Player of the Year is chosen from to 2A-4A teams among public schools and 1A-3A …

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2015 HS Awards: Team & Coach of the Year


As the holiday season comes to a close, it’s time to spread a little more cheer and send some final props to the athletes and coaches who made 2015 such a great year for high school volleyball in Texas. Today we recognize the 2015 Team of the Year and the Coach of the Year. Celebrating The Best Of 2015 As …

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