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Thursday, February 2
Congratulations to KC Power 18-1 players who have been selected to the Prepvolleyball 2011 High School All American rosters!
All-American - Shelby Workman
Special Mention - Maura McGivern & Annie Reilly
Thursday, February 2
Congratulations to KC Power 16s - Kali Eaken - 2012 KC Power Volleyball National Sophmore of the Year Finalist! Good Luck Kali!!
Thursday, February 2
The KC Star announces their 2011 All Metro Volleyball Team
Congrats to our KC Power 18s receipients:
1st Team - Shelby Workman - Bishop Miege
Honorable Mention -
Emma Hagedorn - Park Hill South
Taylor Migliazzo - St. Teresa's
Annie Reilly - St. James
Lindsay Zych - Bishop Miege
Wednesday, January 25
EMMA HAGEDORN - UMKC
LINDSAY ZYCH - UMKC
SKYLAR MUFF - UMKC
MAURA MCGIVERN - UNIVERSITY OF TULSA
ANNIE REILLY - UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI
DALLAS GARDNER - NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
SHELBY WORKMAN - UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
TAYLOR MIGLIAZZO - UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
LESLIE LINDSAY - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Thursday, November 27
Jessica Eley - Appalachian State - NCAA DI
Lindsey Sauls - Appalachian State - NCAA DI
Grace Whitley - University of Oklahoma - NCAA DI
Hanna Frost - University of North Texas - NCAA DI
Liz Powell - University of North Texas - NCAA DI
Lauren Ford - Lipscomb University - NCAA DI
Lauren Longbine - Wichita State University - NCAA DI
Katie Martincich - University of Kansas - NCAA DI
Jacqueline Williams - University of Central Missouri - NCAA DII
Molly Smith - Washburn University - NCAA DII
Sarah Sliva - University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee - NCAA DI
Catilin Vorbeck - Jacksonville State University - NCAA DI
Jennifer Williams - Jacksonville State University - NCAA DI
Liz Cook - University of Missouri/St. Louis - NCAA DI
Michelle Jantsch - Ohio University - NCAA DI
Rachel Bishop - Rockhurst University - NCAA DII
Allie Huffman - University of Central MO - NCAA DII
Jennifer Kolarik - Washburn University - NCAA DII
Kathleen Ludwig - Kansas State University - NCAA DI
Lisa Moore - University of Central MO - NCAA DII
Kasey Sauls - Appalachian State University - NCAA DI
Kelsey Knoche - University of Missouri, Kansas City - NCAA DI
Katie O'Connor - Benedictine College
Erin, O'Connor - Benedictine College
Hannah Smart - Graceland University
Jackie Church - Wichita State University - NCAA DI
Jenny Jantsch - Kansas State - NCAA DI
Anna Stadel - Oklahoma - NCAA DI
Dani Sperry - UMKC - NCAA DI (Assist. Coach - Mid America Nazarene 2010)
Alyssa Hampton - Denver University
Tessa Jones - Washburn - NCAA DII
Nikki Vandepopulier - Mo State
Lindsey Gray - Georgia Tech - 2009 Asst. Coach - University of Kentucky
Friday, June 10
Congratulations to KC Power Teams as they prepare to compete in the 2011 USA Volleyball Junior Olympic National Championships in Atlanta, GA 6/25-7/3/2011.
KC Power 18-1 = 18 Open
KC Power 17-1 = 17 American
KC Power 15-1 = 15 Open
KC Power 14-1 = 14 National
KC Power 13-1 = 13 National
Saturday, May 28
Congratulations to Lindsay Zych on her recent commitment to play for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos! Way to go Lindsay!
Thursday, April 28
Congratulations to Emma Hagedorn on her recent commitment to play for the UMKC Kangaroos in the class of 2012!!
Monday, April 11
Congratulations to Dallas Gardner - P17- St. James Academy - chooses Northwest Missouri State for the class of 2012. Congratulations Dallas. Power is proud of you.
Monday, March 28
Congratulations to all Power teams that have qualified for Nationals thus far:
Power 18-1 = 18 Open (1st MEQ)
Power 17-1 = 17 American (2nd MEQ Ntl Div)
Power 15-1 = 15 Open (2nd Northern Lights)
Power 14-1 = 14 American (Powerleague)
Power 13-1 = 13 American (Powerleague)
Monday, March 14
Congratulations to all Power teams on the 2011 Powerleague finish:
P18 - 1st (6th straight Powerleague Champions)
P17 - 4th
P15 - 2nd
P14 - 2nd
P13 - 4th
Thursday, March 3
Volleyball Magazine's April 2011 issue recognizes Power 18s players.
Congratulations to Hanna Forst who was recognized as one of the "Fab 50" Seniors of 2011.
Congratulations to Shelby Workman who has been recognized as one of the "Top 25 Underclassmen to Watch"
Thursday, February 17
Congratulations to the following KC Power 15s players who have been recognized as the Top Playing Varsity Freshman in America for 2010:
THE FROSH 59:
Madison Fletcher, 6-0 MB, Blue Valley West (Overland Park, Kansas) – A starter all year and six-rotation threat for coach Terry Flynn, Fletcher finished second on the Jaguars in kills, with 251 in 101 games for a state tournament team. Fletcher also was second in blocks (87), fourth in digs (126) and third in service receptions. She was selected to the Kansas 6A all-State Tournament Team. “Madison has a great jump top serve, is one of our primary passers, and dominates on both offense and defense in the front row,” said Flynn. “Though she played the last half of the season with a stress fracture, she still attracted major attention at the 6A State Championship.”
Kali Eaken, 5-9 OH, Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kansas) – A future setting star, the left-handed Eaken started and made significant contributions for the Kansas 5A champs last fall. In 99 games, she contributed 100 kills and 163 digs for the Stags.
Chloe Rogers, 5-10 OH, Blue Valley (Stillwell, Kansas) – A charismatic player with a very powerful attack, Rogers led the EKL in kills by a freshman, 267, en route to earning All-EKL Honorable Mention honors. She also contributed 118 digs and 30 blocks. “Chloe has filled the void of a standout hitter that our program has been missing,” said coach Jessica Palmer. “We look forward to the growth she will provide our program with over the next three years.”
Monday, February 14
Congratulations to Lauren Ford (P18) - St. Thomas Aquinas who has been recognized as one of the Prepvolleyball 2010 High School Academic All-Americans!
Tuesday, February 8
Congratulations to the following KC Power players who have been recognized by prepvolleyball as 2010 High School All-Americans.
High School All American -
Hanna Forst - St. James - Senior
Shelby Workman - Bishop Miege - Junior
High Honorable Mention -
Taylor Migliazzo - St. Teresa's - Junior
Liz Powell - Bishop Miege - Senior
Special Mention -
Lauren Ford - St. Thomas Aquinas - Senior
Special Mention - Danni Musselman - Washburn Rural - Junior
select the handout to view the entire article
Handout: 2010 HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICANS
Friday, January 28
Congratulations to the following Power 18-1 players who have been National recognized for their high school accomplishments. Good luck to all of our Power finalists.
Shelby Workman - Is one of 35 finalists for PrepVolleyball.com’s 2010 National HIGH SCHOOL Junior of the Year. Twenty-eight led their teams to state titles, while the other seven were driving forces behind their teams’ superb seasons. "Shelby Workman, 6-0 RS/S, Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kansas) – This athletic lefty took over the final encounter with St. James at the finish and helped hand the national champion Thunder their only loss in 2010. Workman took over a lot of matches for the Stags last fall, as she was named Kansas 5A Player of the Year and a member of the All-State Tournament Team (for the third year in a row) as Miege won its third straight title."
Hanna Forst - Is one of 41 senior finalists for the National Player of the Year award. "Hanna Forst, 5-11 OH, St. James Academy (Lenexa, Kansas) – Forst led St. James to a 44-1 record in 2010, its third straight Class 4A state title and the mythical national championship. Kansas’ 6A Player of the Year and the Gatorade Kansas Player of the Year, Forst recorded 475 kills, 255 digs, 60 blocks and 18 aces for the Thunder and was named Greater Kansas City’s top player as the 2010 Evelyn Gates Award winner . “We played St. James Academy twice and Hanna Forst is a rock star,” said Mark Rice, head coach of rival Lee’s Summit West High. “She is an all-around force, a great leader and a great player for their team.”
Liz Powell - Is one of the top 80 Senior Setters in the country nominated for the 2010 Andi Collins Award. (Andi Collins wanted to be the best setter in the nation. Cancer ended that dream Sept. 4, 2003, a month shy of her 17th birthday. The Andi Collins Award, presented in her honor and memory, recognizes the best senior setter in the nation.) "Elizabeth Powell, 5-8, Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kansas) – First Team All State and selected to the All Kansas State Tournament First Team, Powell guided the Stags to another 5A title in 2010. She’s not flashy, just very, very good."
Wednesday, February 2
Congratulations to Power 17s and 18s nominated to the 2010 All-Sun Volleyball Team:
Co-Coach of the Year - Gwenn Pike (Bishop Miege)
Player of the Year - Hanna Forst (St. James) P18
1st Team - Hanna Forst, Lauren Ford, Shelby Workman, Liz Powell
2nd Team - Grace Whitley
Honorable Mention - Lindsay Zych
Monday, December 27
Congratulations to the following KC Power Players who were named to the 2010 Kansas City Star All-Metro Volleyball Team. GO POWER!!
All-Metro Player of the Year - Hanna Forst - P18 - St. James
All-Metro 1st Team - Lauren Ford - P18 - Aquinas, Shelby Workman - P18 - Bishop Miege, Hanna Forst - P18 - St. James
All-Metro Honorable Mention - Taylor Migliazzo - P18 - St. Teresa's, Grace Whitley - P18 - Bishop Miege, Liz Powell - P18 - Bishop Miege
Click on the headline to view the article
Tuesday, December 14
Congratulations to Power 18s - Hanna Forst who was named the 2010 Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year. Congratulations Hanna!
Friday, December 17
Congratulations to the following KC Power players who were named to 2010 Kansas All State Teams
KS 4A - Hanna Forst - St. James - 1st Team and Player of the Year
KS 5A - Player of the Year - Shelby Workman; 1st Team - Shelby Workman , Lauren Ford & Liz Powell, 2nd Team - Grace Whitley, Honorable Mention - Lauren Longbine
KS 6A - 1st Team - Danni Musselman
Monday, November 15
Congratulations to the following Power 18s players who were selected and competed in the 2010 Kansas/Missouri All-Star Match. Lauren Ford - OH - St. Thomas Aquinas Hanna Forst - OH - St. James Academy Liz Powell - Setter - Bishop Miege Grace Whitley - MH - Bishop Miege
Friday, November 12
But by the time 11 a.m. rolled around on Thursday, the mystery was over for Forst, St. James’ senior left-side hitter. The Evelyn Gates Award, honoring the top volleyball player in the Kansas City area, was hers.
And the trophy, on a table in the gym and shrouded by a black cloth for most of the assembly, now bears a plaque with her
name on it. “We get down here, and there are cameras, and everyone is like ‘What is ” Forst said of her teammates’ reactions. “We had no idea, at all. going on?’ And I had no idea, either.”
Dorsey said afterward that it was a perfect example of Forst’s character. “She’s such a humble person. She wouldn’t even put all the pieces ” Dorsey said. “It speaks to what a together and say ‘Yeah, this is about me,’ great kid she is.” On the court, Forst, who stands 5 feet 11, was even better. She led St. James in kills (475) and racked up 255 digs and 60 total blocks while leading the Thunder to a 44-1 record and its third consecutive Kansas 4A state team title. “She can do everything,” Dorsey said. “She can set, she can hit, she can serve, she can pass. … Her versatility and intensity and joy and passion for the game made her infectious to other people.” Perhaps the best indicator of the kind of season Forst had is the fact the coaches chose her over three other finalists who had strong resumes of their own:•O’Hara middle hitter Tori Hurtt, who finished the season with 436 kills and led the Celtics to their fourth consecutive Missouri Class 3 state title.
•St. Thomas Aquinas middle blocker Lauren Ford, who had 339 kills and led her team to a second-place finish in Kansas 5A.•Winnetonka outside hitter Shelby Corkill, who finished her career with 1,339 kills and 162 aces.
All were in attendance Thursday and were politely applauded for their accomplishments by the St. James students. But the day’s celebrity was Forst, who capped her career by winning the biggest honor out there for local high school volleyball players.“I have been the luckiest girl in the world,” said Forst, who has signed a scholarship to play at South Carolina. “To win this, and to have the success in high school that I did and to have these amazing girls as my teammates … it’s incredible.”
submitted by TEREZ A. PAYLOR - 2010-11-11 23:46:05
Thursday, November 11
Monday, November 1
Congratulations to Coach Pike on winning her 18th career State Championship Title. Coach Pike's 2010 Bishop Miege Stags are the 2010 Kansas Class 5-A State Champions. Coach Pike finished the season with a 38-4 match record and posts a 1046-198 all time record. Bishop Miege celebrates their 20th State Volleyball Title. Congratulations!
Monday, December 13
Congratulations to the following KC Power Players on their high school accomplishments:
Liz Powell - Sr. - Bishop Miege - KS; KS 5A All-State Tournament Team, 1st Team All-EKL Conference, MO-KAN All-Star Team, 1st Teamm KS 5A All-State, Honorable Mention All-KC Metro, 1st Team All-Johnson County Sun, Prepvolleyball Andi Collins Award Finalist
Shelby Workman - Jr. - Bishop Miege - KS;Hy-Vee Athlete of the Week 10/14, KS 5A All-State Tournament Team, MVP All-EKL Conference, 1st Team KS 5A All-State, KS 5A Player of the Year, 1st Team All-KC Metro, 1st Team All-Johnson County Sun, Prepvolleyball National Junior of the Year Finalist
Lauren Ford - Sr. - St. Thomas Aquinas- KS; KS 5A All-State Tournament Team, MO-KAN All-Star Team, 1st Team All-EKL Conference, 1st Team KS 5A All-State, 1st Team All-KC Metro, 1st Team All-Johnson County Sun
Hanna Forst - Sr. - St. James - KS; Homecoming Queen, Sun Publications Athlete of the Week, KS 4A All State Tournament Team, AVCA Player of the Week, MO-KAN All-Star Team, 1st Team KS 4A All-State, KS 4A Player of the Year, 2010 Under Armour All-American, KS Gatorade Player of the Year, 1st Team All KC-Metro, KC Metro Player of the Year, 1st Team All-Johnson County Sun, Johnson County Sun Player of the Year, Prepvolleyball National Player of the Year Finalist.
Emma Hagedorn - Jr. - Park Hill South - MO; 2nd Team All-Region
Taylor Migliazzo - Jr. - St. Teresa's - MO; 1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-State, Honorable Mention All-KC Metro
Grace Whitley - Sr. - Bishop Miege- KS; 2nd Team All-EKL Conference, MO-KAN All-Star Team, 2nd Team KS 5A All-State, Honorable Mention All-KC Metro, 2nd Team All-Johnson County Sun
Lauren Longbine - Sr. - Emporia High - KS; 1st Team All-Centennial League, Emporia Gazette Player of the Year, Emporia Gazette All-Area Team, Honorable Mention KS 5A All-State
Danni Musselman - Jr. - Washburn Rural- KS; KS 6A All-State Tournament Team, 1st Team All-Centennial League, 1st Team KS 6A All-State
Meme Fletcher - Fr. - Blue Valley West- KS; KS 6A All-State Tournament Team
Kali Eaken - Fr. - Bishop Miege - KS; Honorable Mention All-EKL Conference
Chloe Rogers - Fr. - Blue Valley - KS; Honorable Mention All-EKL Conference
Friday, October 22
Congratulations to Shelby Workman - Junior - Bishop Miege who was awarded the Hy-Vee Athlete of the week on 10/20/10.
Wednesday, October 13
KC POWER 18s Left Side Hitter - Hanna Forst is named the Sun Athlete of the Week!
|Written by Mark Dewar|
|Friday, 24 September 2010 12:24|
St. James Academy senior left-side hitter Hanna Forst is The Sun’s Athlete of the Week.
St. James Academy entered the event ranked No. 1 in the nation according to PrepVolleyball.com and emerged still undefeated on the season at 16-0.
Due to a Kansas State High School Activities Association rule, the Thunder could only compete for a single day at the tournament, forcing a long, five-match day for the team from Lenexa.
The Thunder took out Bishop Kelley (Tulsa, OK): 24-26, 25-16, 24-17; Dupont Manuel (Kentucky): 25-21, 25-14; St. Joseph's (St. Louis): 25-16, 27-25; Mercy (Kentucky): 25-12, 25-16; and in the championship match, Bishop Miege: 25-13, 25-12.
The win over Miege marked the Thunder’s second in the space of one week. St. James Academy is the reigning two-time Class 4A state champion. Miege is the same in 5A.
Regarding the talents of Forst, “Hanna is a special player for many reasons,” St. James Academy coach Nancy Dorsey said. “She has an unbelievable ability to see the court and to make wise choices as a hitter. She can hit the ball very hard, but her placement of shots and craftiness as a hitter is what makes her so hard to defend. On top of being a very strong offensive player, she is a very scrappy defender and hustles to keep every ball in play. She is a great court leader and an overall wonderful person.”
Specific to her play in St. Louis, “Hanna dominated in every match,” Dorsey noted. “She was able to get kills at will like she commanded the entire court. She also made some amazing defensive plays that kept the momentum on our side and made us very hard to beat. It was so much fun to watch Hanna play at her very best.”
Thursday, August 26
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING POWER 18's PLAYERS WHO HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED ON THE AVCA 2010 UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICAN WATCH LIST:
Lauren Ford - Senior - OH - St. Thomas Aquinas
Grace Whitley - Senior - OH - Bishop Miege
Liz Powell - Senior - S - Bishop Miege
Lauren Longbine - Senior - MB - Emporia
click on the heading to view the entire list.
Sunday, July 4
Congratulations to Taylor Migliazzo on her selection to the 2010 J.O. Nationals 17 Open All Tournament Team. Way to go Taylor - well deserved!
Monday, June 14
PREPVOLLEYBALL.COM has ranked KC Power 17-1 #2 and KC Power 16-1 #38 going into the J.O. National Championships. Click on the links below to view the articles. GO POWER!!
Monday, May 10
Congratulations to Liz Powell - P17 - Bishop Miege High - chooses the University of North Texas for the class of 2011. Congratulations Liz. North Texas is thrilled to have you and Power is proud of you.
Tuesday, May 11
Congratulations to Lauren Ford - P17 - St. Thomas Aquinas - chooses Lipscomb University for the class of 2011. Congratulations Lauren. Lipscomb is thrilled to have you and Power is proud of you.
Thursday, April 29
Congratulations to Lauren Longbine - P17 - Emporia High - chooses Wichita State University for the class of 2011. Congratulations Lauren. The Shockers are thrilled to have you and Power is proud of you.
Wednesday, April 21
Congratultions to Taylor Migliazzo P-17 - St. Teresa's Academy - chooses the University of Oklahoma for the class of 2012. Congratulations Taylor. OU is thrilled to have you and Power is proud of you.
Thursday, April 1
Congratulations to Grace Whitley P-17 - Bishop Miege High - chooses the University of Oklahoma for the class of 2011. Congratulations Grace. OU is thrilled to have you and Power is proud of you.
Monday, March 29
Congratulations to the following KC POWER players who have been recognized as the top Sophomores nationally. Shelby Workman - P17 - Top 79 Lori Angello - P16 - Highest Honorable Mention Taylor Migliazzo - P17 - Elite Honorable Mention Danni Musselman - P16 - Elite Honorable Mention Laynie Timmons - P16 - High Honorable Mention Keep up the good work ladies!! Click on the headline to view the entire article.
Thursday, March 11
KC POWER 17-1 - 1ST PLACE POWERLEAGUE, 1st PLACE MEQ National Qualifier KC POWER 16-1 - 1ST PLACE HOA REGION BID TOURNAMENT KC POWER 14-1 - 2ND PLACE POWERLEAGUE KC POWER 13-1 - 3RD PLACE POWERLEAGUE - 1st Place HOA Region Bid Tournament KC POWER 13-2 - REGION BID TOURNAMENT
Wednesday, February 3
Congratulations to KC POWER players named to the 2009 All-Sun Volleyball Team: 1st Team: Lauren Ford (P17) (Junior - St. Thomas Aquinas) Grace Whitley P17 (Junior - Bishop Miege) Shelby Workman P17 (Sophomore - Bishop Miege) Hanna Forst (P17) (Junior - St. James Academy) A special Congratulation to Coach Gwenn Pike - Co-Coach of the Year. click on the headline to view the entire article.
Wednesday, January 27
Congratulations to KC Power 17-1 players for recognition as a High School All-American by Prepvolleyball. Grace Whitley - Bishop Miege (Junior)- Highest Honorable Mention Sheby Workman - Bishop Miege (Sophomore) - Honorable Mention click on the headline to view the article.
Handout: 2009 HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICANS
Thursday, January 14
Prepvolleyball ranks KC Power 17-1 #5 in the pre-season rankings. http://prepvolleyball.com/content/view/2454/385/
Sunday, January 3
The Kansas City Star has announced its 2009 KC All-Metro Selections for 2009. Congratulations to the following KC Power 17-1 players. See the attached handout for the full article or visit the link below.
SHELBY WORKMAN - Sophomore - Bishop Miege
HANNA FORST - Junior - St. James Academy
MICHALA BOEHM - Junior - O'Hara
GRACE WHITLEY - Junior - Bishop Miege
Handout: KC ALL METRO VOLLEYBALL TEAM 2009
Friday, January 8
Congratulations to Shelby Workman - Power 17 who was named as one of the 2009 Prepvolleyball National High School Sophomore of the year Finalists. Click on the handout below to view the article.
Handout: 2009 National Sophomore of the Year
Tuesday, December 8
Congratulations to the following KC Power players on their Kansas All-State Honors:
Kansas Class 6A :
Lillian Schonewise - P17 - JR - Lawrence High
Honorable Mention = Danni Musselman - P16- SO - Washburn Rural
Kansas Class 5A:
1st Team :
Shelby Workman - P17 - SO - Bishop Miege
Grace Whitley - P17 - JR - Bishop Miege
Lauren Ford - P17 - JR - St. Thomas Aquinas
Lori Angello - P16 - SO - Lansing
Kansas Class 4A:
Hanna Forst - P17 - JR - 1st Team
Monday, December 7
Congratulations to the following KC POWER players on their tremendous high school season and their well deserved high school awards:
Hanna Forst: P17 - (St. James Academy - Junior ) Kansas Class 4A All State Tournament Team, 1st Team All State, 2nd Team All-KC Metro, 1st Team All-Sun
Shelby Workman: P-17 - (Bishop Miege - Sophomore) Kansas Class 5A All State Tournament Team, 1st Team All-EKL Conference, 1st Team All State, 1st Team All-KC Metro, 2009 Prepvolleyball National Sophomore of the Year Finalist, 1st Team All-Sun, Under Armour All-America Honorable Mention
Grace Whitley: P-17 - (Bishop Miege - Junior ) Kansas Class 5A All State Tournament Team, 1st Team All-EKL Conference, 1st Team All State, Honorable Mention All-KC Metro, 1st Team All-Sun, Under Armour All-American Highest Honorable mention, National Honor Society Inductee
Lauren Ford: P-17 - (St. Thomas Aquinas - Junior) Kansas Class 5A All State Tournament Team, 2nd Team All-EKL Conference, 2nd Team All State, 1st Team All-Sun, National Honor Society Inductee
Lauren Longbine: P-17 - (Emporia High - Junior) 1st Team All-Centennial League, 1st Team Emporia Gazette All-Area
Taylor Migliazzo: P-17 - (St. Teresa's Academy - Sophomore) Missouri Class 4-A Honorable Mention All Region, 1st Team All District
Dani Musselman: P-16 - (Washburn Rural - Sophomore) Topeka: 1st team all City, City Newcomer of the year, 1st team all Centenial League, Centenial League Co- Newcomer of the year, All State Honorable Mention
Sunday, November 1
Congratulations to KC Power Director and Bishop Miege Stags Varsity Head Coach - Gwenn Pike. Coach Pike reached another milestone in 2009 by winning her 17th State Championship. Coach Pike and the Bishop Miege Stags are the 2009 Kansas Class 5A State Champions. Congratulations Coach Pike.
Monday, October 19
CONGRATULATIONS to Coach Pike Pike who reached two extraordinary milestones this season. On 10/15/2009 Coach Pike was recognized for her 30th year as the Head Volleyball Coach at Bishop Miege High School. On 10/17/2009, Coach Pike reached a huge milestone in realizing her 1000th career match win. Coach Pike holds the record for the most wins of any coach in the state of Kansas and is the one Coach in the 900+ win category.
Congratulations Coach Pike!!
Wednesday, July 1
CONGRATULATIONS KC POWER 16-1 ....
2009 USA VOLLEYBALL JUNIOR OLYMPIC 16 OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!
KC Power 16-1 finished the national tournament with a 9-0 match record and defeated TCA in the final championship match. KC Power is the first Kansas City & HOA Region team to win an Open National Championship! Congratulations to Coaches Mike & Danielle Stowell and Director - Coach Gwenn Pike on this tremendous and exciting accomplishment.
Congratulations to Liz Powell & Shelby Workman who were named to the 2009 National All Tournament Team and special congratulations to GRACE WHITLEY who was selected as the 2009 National MVP.
Way to go POWER!!
CLICK ON PHOTO TO VIEW FINAL RESULTS ...CLICK ON HEADING TO GO TO USAVOLLEYBALL.ORG FOR FINAL PHOTOS.
Tuesday, August 4
Prepvolleyball.com has selected the KC Power 16-1 team as the #1 team in the nation. Congratulations once again KC Power 16-1. Your hard work, teamwork and dedication have definitely paid off. Keep up the good work.
Click on the handout to view the entire rankings.
Handout: PREPVB RANKINGS
Wednesday, August 12
Congratulations to ABBY HILL - KC Power 15-1 on her selection to the 2009 J.O. National 15 National All Tournament Team!
Thursday, July 9
USA VOLLEYBALL announces the 2009 All Tournament Teams. Click on the heading to be directed to www.usavolleyball.org.
Congratulations to 16 open MVP - Grace Whitley and All Tournament Team members - Liz Powell and Shelby Workman
Thursday, June 11
|CLICK ON LOGO TO GO TO WEBSITE|
VB Stuff Magazine has featured and recognized KC POWER 16-1 as one of the teams to watch at the 2009 J.O. National Championships in Miami, FL. See the attachment below
Handout: VB STUFF MAGAZINE
Thursday, March 26
Top High School Sophomores:
HIGHEST HONORABLE MENTION (50)
Hanna Forst, 5-10 MB, St. James Academy (Lenexa KS) – Forst used her agility, mobility and jumping ability to dominate the net for the Thunder, one of the nation’s top teams. She finished 2008 with 219 kills, which ranked third on the team; and 81 solo blocks, which placed her second. Forst also set a school record for hitting percentage at .510. She was named to the state tournament team and was a Second Team All State selection in Class 4A.
Grace Whitley, 6-0 MB, St. Teresa’s Academy (Kansas City MO) -- Whitley was a force in the middle and back row for the Stars in 2008. She led the team in kills, blocks and service aces before her ankle injury sidelined her until the end of the year. She averaged 3.5 kills per game and 1.2 blocks per game and played her best against the Stars’ fiercest rivals.
Michaela Boehm, 5-9 MB, Archbishop O’Hara (Kansas City MO) – Named First Team All State despite missing significant time due to injury, Boehm still managed 280 kills and 72 blocks in 2008 and was on the floor when O’Hara won its second consecutive Missouri Class 3 title. Boehm also was Honorable Mention All-Metro.
Top High School Freshman:
THE FROSH 59!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Shelby Workman, 6-0 RS/S, Bishop Miege (Shawnee Mission, Kansas) – Workman took over the right side for graduated Gatorade Kansas Player of the Year Kathleen Ludwig and played like a Ludwig clone, leading the Stags to the 5A title in 2008. She finished the year with 315 kills, 100 more than anyone else on the team, while adding 81 blocks, 156 digs and strong serve-receive passing to the cause. She was First Team All State 5A, the only freshman so recognized, and a member of the all state tournament team.
Wednesday, January 30
KC POWER would like to congratulate the following KC Power Players for much deserved awards and recognition on their high school volleyball seasons. Updates will be added as they become available. CONGRATS!!
Michala Boehm (Sophomore) P-16 - O'Hara - Class 3 All State 1st Team, All-Region 2nd Team, All District 1st Team, Honorable Mention - All KC Metro & 2008 Class 3 State Champions!!
Liz Powell (Sophomore) P-16 - St. Teresa's - Class 4 All-District 2nd Team
Hanna Forst (Sophomore) P-16 - St. James Academy - Class 4A 2ND TEAM ALL STATE, All State Tournament Team, Honorable Mention 2008 All Star Johnson County Volleyball Team & 2008 Class 4A State Champions
Shelby Workman (Freshman) P-16 - Bishop Miege - Class 5A 1ST TEAM ALL STATE, All State Tournament Team, All-EKL 2nd Team, Honorable Mention - KC All Metro, 2nd Team All Star Johnson County Volleyball Team, 2nd Team All-Sun Volleyball Team & 2008 Class 5A State Champions!!! 2008 Top 5 Finalist for Prep Volleyball - National Freshman of the Year.
Jessica Eley (Junior) P-17 - Bishop Miege - All-EKL Honorable Mention, All-Sun Volleyball Team - Honorable Mention & 2008 Class 5A State Champions
Beth Rogers (Junior) P- 17 - Blue Valley - All-EKL Honorable Mention
Allison Jenicke (Junior) P-17 - Bishop Ward - AKL - 1st Team
Lindsey Sauls - (Junior) P-17 - Shawnee Mission East - All SFL 1st Team, Honorable Mention 2008 All Star Johnson County Volleyball Team, 1st Team All-Sun Volleyball Team
OTHER AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
Gabby Loxterman P-17 - Bishop Miege - National Honor Society Inductee and Selected to the Nordstroms Fashion Board. Congratulations Gabby!!
Lauren Longbine - P-16 - Emporia High - National Honor Society Inductee. Congratulations Lauren.
Thursday, January 8
CONGRATULATIONS to Shelby Workman - Power 16-1 who was selected as one of the top 5 of the 15 finalists for 2008 National Freshman of the Year. Way to go Shelby! Keep up the good work!!
Visit the link or handout below to read about the 15 finalists.
Handout: 2008 NTL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Friday, December 26
Congratulations to Shelby Workman (Freshman - Bishop Miege) and Michala Boehm (Sophomore - O'Hara) who were both awarded 2008 All KC Metro Honorable Mention.
Wednesday, January 30
Congratulations to Coach Pike on her 2008 Class 5-A Kansas Volleyball Coach of the Year award!!!!
Coach Pike was also selected as the Johnson County Sun Coach of the Year for 2008. Congratulations Coach Pike.
Friday, July 7
6/27/2006: Coach Gwenn Pike was inducted into the National High School Coaches Hall of Fame in Branson, MO. Congratulations Coach Pike!!!
Tuesday, November 4
Congratulations to the following KC Power 16-1 players who were named to the 2008 Kansas State High School All Tournament & All State Teams.
HANNAH FORST - SOPHOMORE - ST. JAMES ACADEMY - CLASS 4A - 2nd Team
SHELBY WORKMAN - FRESHMAN - BISHOP MIEGE - CLASS 5A - 1st Team
Congratulations as well to former KC Power Players - Kate Van Dyke (Bishop Miege), Brooke Jansen and Kelly Kolich (St. James Academy)
Tuesday, November 4
Sun Publications named Shelby Workman Athlete of the Week on October 21st. Congratulations Shelby!
Sunday, December 7
Congratulations to KC Power & Bishop Miege's very own KATIE MARTINCICH who has been awarded the 2008 BIG 12 Sportsperson of the Year Award. We are so proud of you Katie.
See the full article at : http://www.big12sports.com/genrel/052808aaa.html