Delano volleyball

Tigers fall to Eagan in classic state title match  BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Elle Heinonen best described Delano’s near victory in the State Class 3A volleyball championship game against Eagan Saturday by proclaiming, “The team came together like we always do and fought our way back in it and to the end.” The [...]

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Trip to state earned after Tigers upset top seed Chaska  BY DAVE PEDERSEN The common theme expressed by Delano volleyball players after a dramatic 3-2 victory over Chaska in the Class 3A Section 2 championship game Saturday had to do with believing and dreams coming true. Competing in what is proclaimed to be the toughest [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Both Rockford and Delano earned first-round victories to open section volleyball tournaments last week. Second round play was Tuesday after this issue went to press. Rockford defeated Providence Academy 3-0 in the Section 5AA tournament. A win over No. 2 seed DeLaSalle would put the No. 3 Rockets in the sub-section title [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Both area volleyball teams could not have asked for much more when the section seeds were passed out, adding the important component of home court. Delano is the No. 2 seed in the Class 3A, Section 2 tournament, considered one of the toughest in the state. The 25-3 Tigers won its last [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was all a setup for Delano to defeat some of the top volleyball teams in the state when capturing the 31-team St. Michael-Albertville Invitational Saturday. The play on words refers to the standout play of junior setter Kristin Kreklow, who was named Minnesota volleyball player of the week by the American [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Twin Cities Marathon is not until Sunday, but Delano volleyball players know what runners will go through after playing eight matches and 21 games in one week. The Tigers almost had a perfect run when winning seven of the eight matches before losing 2-1 to the host team at Saturday’s Chanhassen [...]

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