Hopeful Tigers begin new volleyball season

On Thursday, the Dripping Springs Tiger volleyball team begins its quest for a return to Garland and the state tournament when they open practices for the 2019 campaign. The Tigers, led by 10-year head coach Michael Kane, will return several key components from last season’s team that reached the state semifinals. Seniors Avery Kalsu, Mackenzie Murray and Sarah Nading will be leaned upon as the team seeks an eighth straight district championship in a row.

Last season, Dripping Springs cruised to a 14-0 mark in district play and finished the season 35-16.

Dripping Springs opens the 2019 campaign on the road at Westwood Aug. 6, which is then followed by an appearance at the Adidas John Turner Classic tournament in Pearland Aug. 8-10.

The Tigers begin district play Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. against Travis High.

A full preview of the Tigers’ upcoming season can be found in next week’s News-Dispatch.

 

2019 Dripping Springs  Varsity Volleyball Schedule
Date Opponent Site Time
Aug. 6 Rouse Away 6/7pm
Aug. 8-10 Pearland Tourney Away TBA
Aug. 13 Hays Home 6pm
Aug. 15-17 Fraulein Fest New Braunfels TBA
Aug. 20 Copperas Cove Home 6:30pm
Aug. 22-24 Volleypalooza Rouse TBA
Aug. 27 Georgetown Home 6:30pm
Aug. 30 N.B. Canyon Home 7pm
Sept. 3 BYE
Sept. 6 Hutto Away 6:30pm
Sept. 10 Bastrop Home 6:30pm
Sept. 13 Travis Home 6:30pm
Sept. 17 Crockett Away 6:30pm
Sept. 20 Juan Navarro Away 6:30pm
Sept. 24 LBJ Home 6:30pm
Sept. 27 Lockhart Away 6:30pm
Oct. 1 McCallum Home 6:30pm
Oct. 4 Northeast Away 7:30pm
Oct. 8 Travis Away 7:30pm
Oct. 11 Crockett Home 6:30pm
Oct. 15 Juan Navarro Home 6:30pm
Oct. 18 LBJ Away 6:30pm
Oct. 22 Lockhart Home 6:30pm
Oct. 25 McCallum Away 6:30pm
Oct. 29 Northeast Home 6:30pm

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