Daily Dig – Sep 10

NMSU's Desiree Scott
NMSU's Desiree Scott

Lady ‘Cats trip up Oñate

Deming was able to pull off the sweep against the Lady Knights on Tuesday night, 25-23, 25-17, 26-24, but the Knights hung on tight. Deming is a scrappy squad, winning a set against Las Cruces last week. Deming heads to Roswell for the Zia Classic tournament, while Oñate hosts the mighty Cleveland Storm on Saturday evening.

Read more about the Deming win

NMSU’s Desiree Scott featured

The Las Cruces Sun-News continues its coverage on NMSU volleyball, with a feature on middle Desiree Scott. Read Jason Groves’ article on Desiree Scott.

UNM looks to rebound

The Albuquerque Journal is running a story (subscription required) on UNM’s journey to Hawai’i and the obstacles they faced in Wahine country. Looks like it was a journey of self-discovery and put things into perspective for the Lobos. UNM will need to put the disappointing trip behind them as they boot up for the Comcast Lobo Challenge.

APS Metro Tourney results

First Round

La Cueva over Atrisco Heritage: 25-11, 25-10, 25-8
Abq Academy over Manzano: 25-20, 25-14, 25-16
Abq High over Valley: 25-16, 21-25, 15-25, 25-16, 16-14
St. Pius over West Mesa: 25-10, 25 -9, 25-9
Sandia over Del Norte: 25-14, 25-14, 25-12
Hope Christian over Volcano Vista: 22-25, 31-29, 25-21, 25-21
Cibola over Rio Grande: 25-19, 25-13, 25-9
Eldorado over Highland: 25-11, 25-6, 25-9

El Paso Times releases Top 10

The Times released their Top 10 Poll for the week of September 8, 2010:

1. Eastwood 19-3 1
2. Franklin 20-10 2
3. Riverside 17-7 3
4. Chapin 18-11 4
5. El Paso High 10-7 6
6. Montwood 16-6 7
7. Coronado 11-6 8
8. Americas 10-8 5
9. El Dorado 13-5 9
10. Andress 13-3 10

Volleyball undervalued in Española Valley?

George Morse, or the Rio Grande Sun wrote up a great article regarding his discovery of volleyball and a recent history of the Española Valley teams–a very good read. Thanks to Sam Wasson for the pointer. Read George Morse’s article.