2010 Michael Jordan Team Camp

Teams got down to business this weekend at the Michael Jordan Team Camp. Instructional sessions led by New Mexico State’s Chris Hertel and Don Flora started each gathering. Afterwards, teams broke out to practice the techniques and ideas presented. Coach Jordan and camp counselors worked one-on-one with each team to make the camp educational and […]

UNM mentioned for recruiting class

PrepVolleyball.com gave the University of New Mexico a “High Honorable Mention” for the their 2010 recruiting class. The website organizes its ratings in four categories; “Top 30 Recruiting Classes”, “Highest Honorable Mention”, “High Honorable Mention” and “Honorable Mention”. New Mexico: Mariah Agre, 5-11 S, Elsinore (Wildomar CA); Juliane Hanna, 5-10 OH, Loudoun County (Leesburg VA); […]

Eastwood hires Bajek

El Paso Eastwood has announced the hiring of Aaron Bajek to lead their volleyball team. Bajek, who coached San Elizario the last two seasons, will be taking over for Vanessa Strange, who jumped ship for El Dorado. He will be inheriting some quality volleyball players in Alexia Heist (Wildfire), Alyhsa Blanco (Wildfire) and Yasmin Al-Hanfoosh […]

UNM trio headed to Brazil

Three of UNM’s powerful hitters will be headed to Brazil later this month to participate in a 10-day tour of Brazil on the Bring It Promotions (BIP) Development Team. Lisa Meeter, Taylor Hadfield and Kelly Williamson will be in Brazil June 12-22 to play against top-level club teams, as well as the Brazilian Junior National […]

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 […]