AURORA | The Cherokee Trail and Grandview volleyball teams couldn’t quite match their epic first meeting, but Thursday’s rematch provided a fantastic facsimile. For the second time in two weeks, the evenly-matched Cougars and Wolves needed five sets and a whole lot of drama to decide a winner and for the second time, Cherokee Trail […]

2014 AURORA VOLLEYBALL KEY DATES, INFORMATION Key dates: Aug. 11 — Practice begins; Aug. 21 — Regular season begins; Aug. 29-30 — Regis Jesuit Jam at Gold Crown Fieldhouse; Sept. 12-13 — Eaglecrest Invitational; Oct. 25 — Regular season completed; Nov. 1 — 3A-5A regional tournaments; Nov. 7-8 — State tournament (Denver Coliseum) Aurora coaches: […]

Eaglecrest High School senior-to-be Jordyn Poulter (1) sets a ball during the U.S. Women's Junior National Volleyball Team's win over the Dominican Republic in the semifinals of the U20 NORCEGA Continental Championships in Guatemala City, Guatemala. (Photo courtesy USA Volleyball)

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA | Jordyn Poulter again made the most of her trip to play volleyball abroad. The Eaglecrest High School senior-to-be setter had yet another outstanding international volleyball tournament, as she helped the United States’ Women’s Junior National Team to a gold medal at the U20 NORCECA Continental Championship. Poulter and the U.S. team […]

AURORA | Images from an assembly honoring fall prep sports teams and activities on Dec. 13, 2013, at Grandview High School, including the Class 5A state champion volleyball team that was honored by MaxPreps and the Army National Guard. (Photos by Danielle Shriver/Aurora Sentinel) Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him […]

2013 ALL-EAST METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL TEAMS FIRST TEAM Aurora selections: Kelsie Hurtado, OH/S, soph., Gateway; Tyler Speller, MB, fr., Chelsie Thompson, S, jr. and Rachel Virbickis, OH, sr., Rangeview Other selections: Karysa Swackenberg, L/DS, soph. and Kendra Swackenberg, S/OPP, jr., Brighton; Jocelyn Garcia, DS, sr and Makalyn Tuttle, MB/L, sr., Prairie View; Kelsey Gabler, […]

2013 ALL-CENTENNIAL LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL TEAMS FIRST TEAM Aurora selections: Nikki Berta (libero), sr. and Sidney Wicks (setter), jr., Cherokee Trail; Jordyn Poulter (setter), jr., Eaglecrest; Sydney Ederhoff (libero), sr., Haley Mclaren (outside hitter), jr. and Alyssa Svalberg (setter/right side), sr., Grandview Other selections: Whitney Krantz (outside hitter), sr. and Grace Marlowe (setter), sr., Arapahoe; Amanda […]