August 22, 2013
Volleyball as a club sport is set for an appearance at Champlain Valley Union High this school year.
Some decisions going forward will be based on student involvement.
“We are not sure what our numbers will be or gender,” said CVU Athletic Director Kevin Riell in an email to the Observer.
He said Dana Paulson, a former CVU gym teacher, is set to coach a girls’ team, “if we get the numbers and it looks like we will.”
He said whether the team is co-ed or there is one for boys will depend on student interest.
Volleyball was granted a two-year exhibition status by the Vermont Principals Association.
A parent and player meeting is set for Aug. 30 at 4:30 p.m. at CVU. The first practice is set for Sept. 3 and the first game is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 17 against Mount Mansfield Union High.
Williston residents looking to hone their skills can attend free drop-in volleyball sessions headed by Paul Morgy. The sessions are on the sand courts at Williston Community Park through August, from 10 a.m. to noon.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/CvuVolleyball or call Paulson at 922-3143.
—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent