Monday, December 11, 2017

Prep Volleyball

University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

TAMPA — Earning an NCAA Tournament bid is usually not cause for celebration with the University of Tampa volleyball program. It has become routine.But after hitting the abyss of a 3-10 record, after players felt their confidence was shot, after coach...
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State volleyball: Berkeley Prep claims 16th crown in thriller

State volleyball: Berkeley Prep claims 16th crown in thriller

JACKSONVILLE — Berkeley Prep won the school’s 16th state volleyball championship Thursday night, and the Bucs had to work hard to get it. They were stretched to five games before finally prevailing 24-26, 25-21, 25-17, 23-25, 15-10 over Orlando Lake ...
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State volleyball: Carrollwood Day breaks through for first title

State volleyball: Carrollwood Day breaks through for first title

JACKSONVILLE — As Carrollwood Day trailed by three points in the third set of Thursday’s Class 4A state championship, junior outside hitter Ally-Reese Williams pounded a kill to cut the lead. More importantly, she was the next server in the rotation....
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Tampa Bay title hopes in volleyball rest on Berkeley Prep, Carrollwood Day

Tampa Bay title hopes in volleyball rest on Berkeley Prep, Carrollwood Day

Berkeley Prep has won 15 volleyball state championships. The first came in 1986 under Randy Dagostino, who also coached the school’s last state champion in 2011. Carrollwood Day didn’t even start playing volleyball until 2007. The Patriots made it to...
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State volleyball: Berkeley Prep 3, Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest 0

TAMPA — Power that intimidates, athleticism that creates opportunities, and the discipline to close out tight contests successfully.In a well-crafted nutshell, that combination is what has lifted Berkeley Prep within a match of the Class 5A state tit...
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State volleyball: Orlando Bishop Moore 3, Robinson 1

TAMPA — As if Robinson didn’t already have its hands full in Saturday’s Class 6A state semifinal against Orlando Bishop Moore, the Knights were dealt a big blow when senior starting middle hitter Jada Flanegan fractured her tibia in warmups. That lef...
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Region final volleyball capsules

Region final volleyball capsules

All games at 7 tonightClass 8A Venice (24-4) at Palm Harbor University (18-4): The Hurricanes have never advanced past this round in the playoffs. Last year it was Manatee that ended PHU’s season. The year before that it was Venice. The year before t...
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HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Kristin Werdine and Jabari Ramsey

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Kristin Werdine and Jabari Ramsey

HomeTeam Hot Shots Kristin Werdine, RobinsonWerdine, a junior outside hitter, has been the Knights’ top offensive player this season. She has 188 kills and had 10 kills in a sweep of Sebring in last week’s Class 6A volleyball region semifinals. Whil...
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Region volleyball preview

Region volleyball preview

Region semifinalsAll games at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $7.Class 8ASt. Petersburg (15-9) at Palm Harbor University (17-4): The Hurricanes will try to make it three straight against the Green Devils. In the previous two matches, PHU won all six g...
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