Matt Burns has resigned as East Lake volleyball coach 10 matches into the 2017 season, according to athletic director Kris Toscani. Toscani wrote in an email that Burns has resigned to spend time with his family and that the new coach is Terry Small.
Small is also the old coach.
1. Plant (2-0)
HomeTeam Hot Shots
Gabriela Quarles, Carrollwood Day
TAMPA — It wasn't that Berkeley Prep played poorly in Saturday's final of the Berkeley Premier.
The Bucs, in fact, played pretty well.
WEEKI WACHEE — When a program loses two players like Miranda Werkmeister and Sarah Asbury, there are obvious adjustments that must be made. Veteran coach Kelly Werkmeister is making those changes, and in the process, Weeki Wachee is going through some growing pains.
1. Plant (1-0)
This week: Thursday vs. Wharton
Last season: 28-4
This week: Thursday vs. Bloomingdale
TRINITY — Their previous trip to New Smyrna Beach turned out to be a joyride, resulting in the Mitchell Mustangs' first spot in the state volleyball semifinals.
CLEARWATER — Katy Rice knows what a good volleyball team looks like, and the Clearwater coach believes she has a pretty good one this year. Rice was a left-side hitter on the only two teams to win a volleyball state championship at Clearwater, in 1997 and 2000.
TAMPA — Two perennial local volleyball powerhouses, Berkeley Prep and Plant, have made significant changes this year at the most significant position possible.