UA head volleyball coach Dave Rubio talks to participants of a volleyball camp on July 12, 2001.
Tucson High School’s girls volleyball team is off to its best start ever. The Badgers have won 14 straight matches, which stands as the state’s longest active winning streak, regardless of division.
UA libero Candace Nicholson, center, is the UA's new all-time digs leader.
Braiant Acuña grew up playing basketball in the heat. No matter how high the mercury rose, he and his friends hit the asphalt outdoor courts to indulge their passion.
Dave Rubio didn’t exactly plan to spend two decades as Arizona’s head coach.
Arizona volleyball player Halli Amaro is one of an expected six to nine players from the school's indoor team who will also compete in sand volleyball next year.
As an assistant coach, Steve Walker used to spend most of his summer holed up in McKale Center, be it for summer workouts, or recruiting, for the UA's indoor volleyball team.
Cole Kowalski moved from setter to outside hitter because, as Catalina coach Heather Moore-Martin puts it, "we really need him to score points."
At just 5 feet 11 inches, sophomore Cole Kowalski is not your prototypical outside hitter.
Salpointe Catholic's Jimmy Gehrels has size, skill and a passion for the game of volleyball.
Jordan Weatherless, left, and Laurel Kremer of Ironwood Ridge go up for a block during the first set against Deer Valley in the quarterfinals of the Division II state tournament at Ironwood Ridge High School.
Ironwood Ridge senior Rachel Synkelma slammed a kill to the floor to lock up a 3-1 (26-24, 24-26, 25-23, 25-13) win over visiting Glendale Deer Valley on Thursday night.
Her parents were models who met on a fashion shoot for formalwear.
The Ironwood Ridge football team has been the talk of the town lately but the girls volleyball team might steal the spotlight this week.
Pima College freshman libero Courtney Pitts was selected as the Arizona Daily Star girls high school volleyball player of the year last fall.
Sophomore Shaquilla Torres (22) celebrates a point with junior Chanel Brown in the first set. The Cats have no seniors on their roster this season.
Arizona freshman Halli Amaro watches her spike get dug by an Arizona State player. Amaro is one of seven freshmen on the Wildcats roster.
It was fair to consider Tuesday night's matchup with Arizona State a midterm exam for the Arizona Wildcats volleyball team.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks for Pima College volleyball player Kami Humphrey.