Alexis Hart amassed about 1,300 kills as a high school volleyball player in Kansas City, Mo. She’s now in the 1,000-kills club as a Minnesota Golden Gopher with more than a season and a half left in her collegiate career.
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff (APB) is one of two HBCUs playing the Gopher women this season at Williams Arena in what is commonly known in college athletics as “money games”
Butler’s demand hurt the team. They became disjointed and distracted and started losing. Case in point: The Wolves slipped to 4-9, including five consecutive losses and being 0-8 on the road.
With his brother, 2007 Johnson graduate Tyrell Barze — a standout in his own right on the football team during his high school career — contributing his wisdom to the Governors as an assistant coach, the older Barze looked on as sophomore Joey Moberg’s two touchdown runs, Nelson’s 96 yards rushing, and a stingy defense led them to their first state playoff berth since 1981.
As a first-time-ever coach at any level, Whalen assembled a staff with both familiarity and experience soon after she was hired this past spring.
It is first-year Head Coach Pamela Findley’s opening night at the St. Paul school — she was hired this past spring.
Adanna Rollins initially wasn’t sure what to expect as a U of M freshman volleyball player other than the quick necessity for her game to reach college-level shape.
Head Coach Lindsay Whalen and assistants Danielle O’Banion and Kelly Roysland, both former head coaches, answered questions posed by Tucker Center Co-Director Mary Jo Kane October 16 at the school’s Humphrey Center.
The Hawks not only showed that they were deserving of the number-one seed, but they avenged a surprising 13-12 loss to the Orioles in the 2017 section championship last season.