Rangeview High School Tyler Spelling on Thursday July 28, 2016 at Aurora Sentinel.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

For the first time in at least the last 15 years, the state volleyball tournament had no Aurora teams involved. At least one or two city teams have appeared in the Class 5A state championship match 13 times in the past 15 years, yet not even a single team was able to make it to the Denver Coliseum this time around. It was a “weird” year for Aurora squads, but it wasn’t for a lack of talent, as plenty appears on the 2016 Aurora Sentinel All-Aurora Volleyball Team, which is selected by the Sentinel in conjunction with balloting of city coaches.


Twelve prep volleyball teams head to the Denver Coliseum for the Class 5A state tournament Nov. 11-12. They’ll come from Boulder, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs, Highlands Ranch, Greenwood Village, Littleton and Parker, but for the first time in at least 15 years, none of them will come from Aurora. It will be a noticeable absence, […]