March 28, 2012
Win one league championship and you might have a strong group of players.
Win two league titles, and you might have tradition.
That’s exactly what Jeff Holloway had in mind when he assumed the reins of the Rio Mesa High boys volleyball...
March 13, 2012
| With the Scorpions in line for a strong season, the senior outside is helping spark a star. Camarillo finished second in its own tournament, then led a win over Oaks Christian. He has 68 kills, 23 assists and seven blocks...
November 15, 2011
Before the season began, Oxnard High girls volleyball coach Pat Casey felt making the quarterfinals of the playoffs would be considered a success.
His Yellowjackets did him one round better.
But the quest to stretch their run to the max came up...
November 15, 2011
Rivera registered 51 kills, 15 digs and four aces in Oxnard’s three CIF-Southern Section playoff victories last week. The Yellowjackets are the only area team still in the...
November 8, 2011
Alysha Rivera was completely befuddled. She hardly recognized the team on the court.After coming out strong to win the first game against Valley Christian-Cerritos, the Oxnard High girls volleyball team fell into a second-game funk.
“I was in shock because I...
October 28, 2011
| Rob Vandermay didn’t have to think long to pinpoint the low point.Vandermay, the head coach of the Camarillo High girls’ volleyball team, recalled the nadir, a five-set loss at Hart on Sept. 20 that dropped the Scorpions to 7-6.
October 26, 2011
Noelle Berry wanted nothing to do with a fifth game inside a loud Oxnard High gymnasium.Nor did the senior outside hitter want to risk sharing a potential Pacific View League girls volleyball title with Oxnard.
Berry helped Camarillo avoid both with...
September 29, 2011
Alysha Rivera may have been playing with a strained abdomen, but she sure didn’t show it Thursday night.
The senior outside hitter guided a determined Oxnard High girls volleyball team to a three-game sweep, 25-11, 25-16, 25-20, of host Rio Mesa...
August 19, 2011
Girls’ volleyball is just about back at Camarillo and Rio Mesa high schools.
Both teams expect to contend in the Pacific View League. While the Scorpions have secured three straight league crowns, including an outright title in 2010, Rio Mesa has...
August 6, 2011
Pat Casey enjoyed taking his Oxnard High girls volleyball team to Hawaii in the summer to participate in tournaments.
But the high level of competition came with a high cost.
Once Casey realized his program couldn’t afford the travel anymore, he began...
May 20, 2011
Sometimes the end doesn’t come down to a last-second, heart-stopping play.
In the case of the Camarillo High boys’ volleyball team, the end was like a slow death.
Late in the match, one could see in the players’ faces the ominous realization...