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2021 SELBERSPORTS.COM ALL-CITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM

November 27, 2021 MOST VALUABLE PLAYERJazmin Cuellar, EHS COACH OF THE YEARDeanna Dominguez, EHS FIRST TEAM Maria Sanchez, Vela Hailey Vega (soph) EHS Dana Serna (jr.) Econ Kaylee O’Bryan, North Fey Vasquez (jr.) Vela Emily Carranco (soph) EHS SECOND TEAM Etsel Ramirez (soph) North Sidni Alvarez (jr.), Econ Stephany Kotzur (jr.) North Sam Villalobos (jr.)Continue reading “2021 SELBERSPORTS.COM ALL-CITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM”

SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES: GREAT START ENDS IN DEFEAT AS VELA VOLLEY EXITS PLAYOFFS

November 1, 2021 By Greg Selber In the playoffs, it happens fast, for better or other. You dig in and you fight, knowing that every squad that makes it this far can deal death. Sometimes you are that squad, that rolls over on an opponent, advancing on in the bracket. And sometimes, not. The suddennessContinue reading “SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES: GREAT START ENDS IN DEFEAT AS VELA VOLLEY EXITS PLAYOFFS”

THE FLAG OF VICTORY: EHS COLORS WAVE HIGH AS VOLLEY SQUAD EARNS SHARE OF 31-6A CHAMPIONSHIP

October 26, 2021 By Greg Selber It was a classic Knucklehead Moment, the kind one sees from time to time at high school sporting events, and it was equal parts hilarious and borderline inappropriate. But somehow it encapsulated the night, the rabid fanship on both sides, and the fact that this showdown for the districtContinue reading “THE FLAG OF VICTORY: EHS COLORS WAVE HIGH AS VOLLEY SQUAD EARNS SHARE OF 31-6A CHAMPIONSHIP”

EHS-NORTH RIVALRY MATCH YIELDS SEASON NET SWEEP FOR LADY ‘CATS

October 19, 2021 By Greg Selber Whenever they get together, a little extra something is on the line, whether it’s softball, volleyball, football, or marbles. EHS-North, the original Cat Fight in town, always has drama in store. Three days before the schools would meet on the gridiron, the net units collided at North Tuesday, withContinue reading “EHS-NORTH RIVALRY MATCH YIELDS SEASON NET SWEEP FOR LADY ‘CATS”

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: COACH AND COACH LEAD EHS TO ENORMOUS HOME WIN OVER VELA IN 5

October 9, 2021 By Greg Selber It’s something that those on the periphery might not have known during the run-up to the most important match of the season, Vela at EHS, explosion at noon. The Lady Bobcats have of late been contending for a title in District 31-6A with some of the coaching done virtually.Continue reading “IT TAKES A VILLAGE: COACH AND COACH LEAD EHS TO ENORMOUS HOME WIN OVER VELA IN 5”

LATEST RIVALRY CLASH COMPETITIVE BUT SHARPER VELA SWEEPS PAST NORTH TO RETAIN SHARE OF FIRST IN 31-6A

October 5, 2021 By Greg Selber At this stage of the season, they know each other all too well and there are few surprises, the denouement boiling down to which team executes better, which keeps mistakes to a minimum, and which is able to enforce its will on the familiar foe. Which, Tuesday was Vela.Continue reading “LATEST RIVALRY CLASH COMPETITIVE BUT SHARPER VELA SWEEPS PAST NORTH TO RETAIN SHARE OF FIRST IN 31-6A”

TALK OF THE TOWN? EHS WORKING ON COMMUNICATION AS PLAYOFF RACE GETS HEATED

October 2, 2021 By Greg Selber It is a consistent line of reasoning in the game of volleyball, and you hear it all the time from coaches and players: communication, talk out there, etc. It may seem a cliché but the truth is, these factors can be key to a winning effort. And it’s notContinue reading “TALK OF THE TOWN? EHS WORKING ON COMMUNICATION AS PLAYOFF RACE GETS HEATED”

GOT ONE! ECON VOLLEY PUMMELS LA JOYA SATURDAY FOR MOMENTUM HEADING INTO 31-6A SECOND HALF

September 25, 2021 By Greg Selber Sometimes, it’s just your day, when the light is brighter, the popcorn in the gym smells better, and the hits are harder, flatter. On a day like this, the points are adding up in bunches to your side of the scoreboard, and you re-engage with the feeling of beingContinue reading “GOT ONE! ECON VOLLEY PUMMELS LA JOYA SATURDAY FOR MOMENTUM HEADING INTO 31-6A SECOND HALF”

ANOTHER BREATHLESS NIGHT! NORTH RALLIES FROM 0-2 TO KNOCK OFF UNDEFEATED, STATE-CLASSED P-SJ-A

September 21, 2021 By Greg Selber He looked cool as can be during the final stretches, easy like Sunday morning, chilling and watching some volleyball … but that’s Coach Mac. His team was knee deep in a desperate brawl with state-ranked P-SJ-A at home Tuesday and was in danger of falling to its third lossContinue reading “ANOTHER BREATHLESS NIGHT! NORTH RALLIES FROM 0-2 TO KNOCK OFF UNDEFEATED, STATE-CLASSED P-SJ-A”

ONCE UPON A TIME, IT WAS COLOSSAL: VELA-EHS ENGAGE IN STRUGGLE FOR AGES, LADY SABES VAULT OFF VOLLEY MAT FOR 5-SET COMEBACK

September 7, 2021 By Greg Selber To understand this instant classic, one might start at the end, when it took way more time than it normally does for the throng of cars to leave the parking lot at Vela. Hurry up and wait, that was the drill, but after what the fans had been through,Continue reading “ONCE UPON A TIME, IT WAS COLOSSAL: VELA-EHS ENGAGE IN STRUGGLE FOR AGES, LADY SABES VAULT OFF VOLLEY MAT FOR 5-SET COMEBACK”