Monday, November 12, 2012
Carli Snyder, who was among 12 girls selected to represent USA volleyball team this past summer, said she plans to try again next year.
A Dakota High School athlete was among just 12 volleyball players in the country selected to play on the 2012 U.S. Girls’ Youth National Volleyball team. The team finished a perfect 5-0 at the NORCECA Continental Championship in Tijuana, Mexico last summer. Carli Snyder, a junior at Dakota, was named MVP of the team. The 16-year-old plays on Dakota's varsity volleyball team, which is ranked second in the state. Snyder, an outside hitter, tried out in March and did not find out until May that she had made the USA Volleyball team roster. “I was shocked and I cried,” Synder said about learning she made the team. “It’s really a very big honor to be representing our country.” There were about 200 girls at each of the 12 regional tryouts and…
Friday, November 11, 2011
Cougars defeat Stevenson to advance in the state playoffs.
Dakota won a Division 1 regional championship with a 3-1 victory over Sterling Heights Stevenson on Thursday at Anchor Bay High School, according to the MHSAA. With the victory, the Cougars advance to the state quarterfinals. Dakota will play Lake Orion on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Lake Shore High School.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Dakota cruises into the regional final following a three-game sweep of the Ramblers, and setting the stage for the Thursday-night matchup with Stevenson.
Fraser had that "deer-in-the-headlights" look about them since the early moments of Tuesday night's regional volleyball semifinal against Dakota High School at Anchor Bay High School. Dakota, paced by sophomore sensation, Carli Snyder, simply steamrolled past Fraser, 25-17, 25-13, 25-19, with a combination of power and finesse to advance to the regional final Thursday night at Anchor Bay against Macomb Area Conference White champion, Stevenson. "We knew going in it wasn't going to be easy," said Dakota coach Tracie Furguson. "Fraser is a great team and they've been such a big rival for us over the years. It's just a great accomplishment for us. We're setting the standard at Dakota, and we're hopeful it's something we can continue this …