Volleyball team battles back at nationals with 2 victories

HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Laramie County Community College volleyball team went 2-0 Nov. 16 at the NJCAA national tournament, advancing to the ninth-place match. The Golden Eagles started the day against 10th-seeded New Mexico Military Institute winning 3-2 (18-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 15-12). Avery Nelson had a comeback match after being held to just four

Student athletes give back to the local community

Laramie County Community College athletes might bring entertainment and joy to Cheyenne residents through their hard work on the field or hardwood, but they also volunteer their time through community service activities. Student-athletes at LCCC are required to perform 20 hours of community service around the local area. Each team works with an organization or

Outside hitter Nelson earns FOY in Region IX North

The Golden Eagles volleyball team had an outstanding year and the same could be said about freshman outside hitter Avery Nelson.   Nelson was named the Region IX North Freshman of the Year after appearing in all 42 matches and leading the Golden Eagles in kills, with a total of 472.   “I didn’t expect

First appearance at national championship in school history, volleyball ends with 10th place finish

The Golden Eagles women’s volleyball team closed its electric 2017 season with a 34-8 record, a Region IX championship, and a 10th-place finish at its first ever national championship appearance. The Golden Eagles improved on their 28-10 record from last season and the upgrades started at the net and with recruiting. “We decided to go

Albers strives for balance on and off the court

When Austin Albers isn’t busy being head coach of the Golden Eagles volleyball team at Laramie County Community College, he’s gearing up for something life changing; Albers and his wife Maggie are expecting their first child in December. Originally from Spearfish, South Dakota, Albers graduated and coached volleyball for three seasons at Black Hills State

Coach sets high expectations despite tough competition

Competition has been tough for the LCCC Golden Eagles volleyball team early this season. “We’ve seen many really strong teams and the best team that we’ve played against thus far has been defending national champs, and number one ranked, Miami Dade,” said Austin Albers, head coach of the team. “From now on our games will

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