Alice Borden hired to lead Oñate

Congrats to Alice Borden, who was named as head coach at Oñate High School, in Las Cruces, NM. Borden takes over for Jennifer Jordan, who resigned in late March for personal reasons. Borden has had a distinguished volleyball career. A standout at Gadsden High School in Anthony, NM, Borden played for the New Mexico State […]

El Paso area signings

Congratulations to Haley Beechler, Dolores Hidalgo, Stacy Manship and Vanessa Loya, all RapidFire alumni, for recently signing to play volleyball at the next level. Hank’s Haley Beechler signed with Coppin State University. Coppin State, within the University of Maryland System, is located in Baltimore. Head coach Romonzo Beans is in the middle of a rebuilding […]

EP Times covers Wildfire

The El Paso Times has done a great job covering the three El Paso club teams attending the Nationals; Sunspots, Diggers and the Wildfire. The following is an article that was published late last month. Varsity volleyball stars lead team to nationals By Felix Chavez \ El Paso Times EL PASO — The El Paso […]

NMSU releases 2010 schedule

New Mexico State has released their 2010 schedule, and I have to agree with Sam’s comments over at BleedCrimson.net, that it is somewhat of a head scratcher. For the non-conference home schedule, the only teams will be Arizona and CSU-Bakersfield–kind of tough considering the last couple of seasons NMSU has had the likes of Texas, […]

NMAA to take over seeding

Some interesting news from the NMAA. Hopefully this will even the playing fields for all the teams. Albuquerque Journal James Yodice/Journa Reporter As expected, the New Mexico Activities Association will take over the postseason seeding and selecting process in the major team sports starting with the 2010-11 school year. The NMAA board of directors Thursday […]

NM Jr’s Clark selected to USAV Team

NM Juniors player, Mackenzie Clark, has been selected to participate on the USAV Women’s Junior Continental Team this summer. Mackenzie, will participate with the team at the High Performance Championships in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, July 22 – 30, 2010. Clark, a middle with Rio Rancho, is headed into her senior year and is another fantastic […]

El Paso Times feature Sunspots

The Times recently covered the successes of the El Paso Sunspots 18 squad. El Paso Sunspots shine on volleyball court, in class By Steve Escajeda \ Special to the Times The high school volleyball season may have ended last November, but things are just heating up for some of the best high school volleyball players […]

Caroline Brown signs with Davidson

A nice little article was released by the Davidson College Sports Information Department about their volleyball program’s recent signees; one of which is El Paso Coronado’s Caroline Brown. Brown, who also played club with El Paso Wildfire for six years, is an outstanding athlete and a leader on and off the court. Congrats and good […]

Local players selected for High Performance Team

The following NM/EP players have being selected to the 2010 Sun Country International Junior High Performance Team. Way to go, guys! Megan Dominguez Dominguez plays libero for the El Paso Wildfire. This 2011 graduate has earned several distinctions, including All District Libero and 1st Team All City in 2009. Megan plays for the Chapin Huskies. […]

El Paso High’s Maese signs

Congrats to El Paso High’s Victoria Maese, who signed her letter of intent to play at the next level with Our Lady of Lake University in San Antonio, TX. Maese, who played for coach Joe Morales, earned numerous awards, including first team district, and El Paso Times’ 2009 All-City First Team. Victoria also played for […]