Gadsden/Rio top preseason 5A poll

Class 5A Rank School Points 1st Place Votes 1 Gadsden 44 2 1 Rio Rancho 44 3 3 La Cueva 37 4 Cleveland 33 5 Las Cruces 30 6 Sandia 23 7 Mayfield 19 8 Eldorado 16 9 Cibola 11 10 Clovis 10 Class 4A Rank School Points 1st Place Votes 1 St. Pius X […]

Daily Dig – Aug 11

Not a lot of news going on as preps go, but stay tuned for an interview I did with Gadsden coach and volleyball guru, Al Rosen. Should be up in the next day or so. interview with Whitney Woods Sam over at has a great article on NMSU outside hitter Whitney Woods. Woods’ […]

Daily Dig – Aug 10

Chapin, Coronado drop Odessa High Coronado schooled Odessa high in the art of the comeback, while Chapin just plain schooled the Lady Bronchos in their opening matches of the season. Chapin knocked Odessa around 25-19, 25-14, 25-15. When Coronado had their turn, the mighty Thunderbirds lead by Rose Diaz’s 24 kills,  overcame a two set […]

Daily Dig – Aug 9

Hannah Syling interview Be sure to check out my interview with Tularosa’s Hannah Syling. Hannah is a perfect example of some of the great talent in the smaller communities in New Mexico. El Paso schools hit the court The El Paso Times is running a story on the El Paso area schools hitting the courts […]

Aggies to hit the airwaves

The Aggies are hitting the airwaves a total of eight times this season; seven on their NM State Sports flagship channel, AggieVision, and once nationally on ESPNU against none other than Hawai’i. Mel the Volleyball Addict over at Bleed Crimson blogged about the recently released schedule, as well as a kick-off banquet on August 24th. […]

Q&A with Hannah Syling

Hannah Syling is a talented senior outside hitter for the Tularosa Wildcats. She began turning heads in her freshman year, making her impact felt in what was at the time, a highly competitive District 5-2A. In 2009 Tularosa were kings of District 5-2A and almost the state, falling three sets short to a very seasoned […]

Lobos: Rockin’ 2010 schedule

The Lobos, who report to training camp August 8th, will begin preparing for a schedule that would make any true volleyball fan salivate. The Lobos begin their season with the MCM Elegante Lobo Classic on August 27-29. With Pepperdine, Tulane and Stanford in the mix, this tournament is a “must see” for local fans. The […]

Daily Dig – Aug 4

Coaches on the move Two long-time coaches are on the move on the east side of the state. Roswell’s coach, Bryan Masse, took a head coaching position in Friona, a Class 2A school in Texas. Darrel Ray, longtime Clovis head coach, has followed Masse’s lead and will assist. Both Clovis and Roswell lost some fine […]

NM Jrs – Hinge place 4th

The New Mexico Juniors 18 Hinge team recently placed 4th in the 18s division at the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix–looks like they had some fun, too. Coached by Becky Walters, the 18 Hinge team consisted of the following players: Mackenzie Clark Heather Danny Kristen Holt Sydney Kemper Mikella Lovato Daniella Montoya Ashley Newman Letisha Spencer […]