Highlight Reel: East Jackson/Michigan Center

November 4, 2014

The East Jackson volleyball team defeated Michigan Center 3-2 in a Class C District opener Monday. Click the headings below for MHSAA.tv highlights and the final link to watch the match in full. 

Cardinal Block Party - Michigan Center went up two sets early on East Jackson. In the first, Kristin Montecinos and Emily Powers get the block for the point as the Cardinals won, 25-22.

Denied by Duke - Here's a nice block by East Jackson's Kelsey Duke in the second set.

Trojans Break Through - East Jackson trailed in the third set, 16-7, before mounting its comeback. Here the Trojans prevail on a long set point to win, 25-21.

Blough-ing An Ace In There - Kassidy Blough of East Jackson serves up an ace in the fourth set of the Trojan's Class C District match with Michigan Center. East tied the match with a 25-19 win.

Dillon Winner! - During the final set, Cassie Dillon delivers the winner for East Jackson to give the Trojans.

Whole the entire match by Clicking Here.

Performance of the Week: Lake Orion's Nina Horning

September 15, 2022

Lake Orion's Nina HorningNina Horning ♦ Lake Orion
Volleyball ♦ Senior

Horning put another exclamation point on the recent announcement that she’s one of 10 finalists for this year’s Miss Volleyball Award by leading Lake Orion past Division 2 then-No. 3 Detroit Country Day 25-11, 25-17, 25-19 on Sept. 8. Horning had 10 kills during the third set alone and is approaching 1,400 kills for her career.

The 6-foot-5 outside hitter is a four-year varsity player for the Dragons, as she joined the program the season after Lake Orion won the Division 1 title led by another standout hitter, then-senior Paige Briggs. Horning made the Division 1 all-state second team as a sophomore and first team as a junior after leading her team to Oakland Activities Association Red and District titles. She has committed to continue her academic and volleyball careers at University of Cincinnati; she's interested in studying physical therapy.

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2022-23 Honorees

Sept 8: Arturo Romero, Muskegon Oakridge soccer - Report
Sept. 1:
Austin King, Midland Dow tennis - Report
Aug. 25:
Olivia Hemmila, Troy Athens golf - Report

(Photos courtesy of Nina Horning.)