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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]