Jump Serve – McDowell

   September 15, 2014 10:00 am

McDowell Trojans Coach: Jamie Soboleski (10th season) 2013 overall record: 15-2 2013 region record: 12-0 (champion) 2013 playoff results: Defeated Mercyhurst Prep in the District 10 Class AAA championship before losing to Norwin in the PIAA first round. Top players lost: Hannah Washek, Ashley Yost, Maggie Murray, Baylee Burns Top returning players: Leah Vensel, Kirsten…

Jump Serve – McDowell

   August 16, 2013 4:00 pm

McDowell Trojans Coach: Jamie Soboleski (11th season, 145-19) 2012 overall record: 14-4 2012 region record: 12-0 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Mercyhurst Prep to win the District 10 Class AAA championship before losing to North Allegheny in four games in the first round of the PIAA playoffs. Top players lost: Danielle Hayes, Caryn Kopay, Hailey…

5 District 10 girls volleyball players named Class A all-state

   December 11, 2012 12:46 pm

Maplewood’s Emily Merritt and Madalyn Nicols were among five District 10 girls named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class A All-State Team today. Cochranton’s Aubrey Hering and Sharpsville’s Paige Scurpa and Kristen Scurpa also claimed spots on the team. Merritt is a 5-foot 6-inch senior libero who recently was named to the District 10…

Hayes commits to California (Pa.)

   November 20, 2012 4:14 pm

McDowell volleyball star Danielle Hayes signed her letter of intent to play for California (Pa.) next season. Hayes is a three-time all-region selection, the Region 6 Player of the Year and was named to the Erie Times-News All-District 10 team. She won four District 10 Class AAAA championships and finished her impressive high school career…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Volleyball Player of the Week: Leah Vensel, McDowell

   October 4, 2012 1:00 am

McDowell sophomore Leah Vensel has carried over her impressive freshman season into an even better sophomore year. Vensel, an all-Region 6 first-team setter in 2011, has dominated 
for the Trojans, including an outstanding night against Mercyhurst Prep. Vensel had 27 assists, five digs and six aces in a sweep of the Lakers. She also had…

Jump Serve – McDowell

   August 17, 2012 6:00 pm

McDowell Trojans Coach (season, record): Jamie Soboleski (10th season, 131-15) 2011 overall record: 17-1 2011 region record (place): 12-0 (champion) 2011 playoff results: Defeated Mercyhurst Prep 25-5, 25-12, 25-17 in the District 10 Class AAA championship. McDowell then defeated DuBois 25-14, 25-17, 25-13 in a PIAA subregion match, before losing to Pine-Richland 25-19, 25-22, 25-19…

Volley for a Cure set for Sept. 20

   September 14, 2011 11:10 am

The Iroquois and Harbor Creek girls volleyball teams held their annual Dig Pink match on Monday to support the American Cancer Society and now McDowell and Mercyhurst Prep are joining up as well. The Trojans and Lakers will play their regularly scheduled region match on Sept. 20 to support the fight against breast cancer. Players…

Jump Serve: McDowell

   August 6, 2011 4:00 pm

McDowell Trojans Coach (season, record): Jamie Soboleski (7th season at McDowell, 9th season overall, 114-14) 2010 overall record: 15-5 2010 region record (place): 12-0 (champion) 2010 playoff results: Won the District 10 Class AAA championship. Lost in PIAA pool play. Top players lost: Bethany Burns, Danielle Sample, Emily Mitchell, Kelsie Reese Top returning players: Courtney…