Tuesday, February 9, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Lost: Female German Shepherd, about 2 years old, pink collar, lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks Subdivisions off FM 539, La Vernia, on Thurs., Feb. 4. Reward! 830-947-3465.
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoMissing: Male Boxer, since evening of Jan. 4, Hwy. 97 West, rear of Promised Land Creamery, $500 REWARD. Call 830-391-2240 with information.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Office Assistant needed for Construction Co. in Stockdale, must pass background and drug test, accounting experience necessary, pay based on experience. Mail Resume to P.O. Box 430, Stockdale, TX 78160.
Warning: While most advertisers are reputable, some are not. Unfortunately the Wilson County News cannot guarantee the products or services of those who buy advertising space in our pages. We urge our readers to use great care, and when in doubt, contact the San Antonio Better Business Bureau, 210-828-9441, BEFORE spending money. If you feel you have been the victim of fraud, contact the Consumer Protection Office of the Attorney General in Austin, 512-463-2070.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Richardson Chevrolet homeRE/MAX homeTNMC
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Special Section


2013 Fall Sports Preview: East Central volleyball has new coach, old team


2013 Fall Sports Preview: East Central volleyball has new coach, old team
East Central Head Coach Todd Dorgan gives some instruction during a timeout.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
August 28, 2013
1,411 views
Post a comment

EAST CENTRAL -- It’s usually the coach that stays the same and the players that change from year to year, but at East Central, that just isn’t the case with this year’s volleyball team.

With the departure of Coach Robyn Wunderlich, former assistant coach Todd Dorgan takes over at East Central. He isn’t just picking up Wunderlich’s program, though; he has implemented changes where he sees fit, and is making the program his own. Change is clear.

As for the players, though, they are pretty much the same. The Hornets had as many as four or five sophomores on the floor at any given time last year, and they are back this year and hungry for more. Throw in a mix of last year’s juniors, and a few talented players who were just freshmen during the 2012 season, and you basically have an older, more mature version of the Hornets from last year.

Among the changes Dorgan has made this year are some of the team’s blocking schemes. He felt they had to keep things a bit more simple last year, because of the team’s youth, but he knows they can expand on things this year. Dorgan said his team was learning how to compete last year, and now they need to work on learning how to win.

Dorgan believes his team is hungry for some wins after finishing last year at 15-28, while going 4-6 in district play. He believes a big part of that was in the team’s mental approach to the game, but he sees more confidence this year. He said his team’s defense is improved, and will be one of the Hornets’ greatest strengths this season.

There is still plenty of work to be done, though, and offensively Dorgan has seen his players struggle on their footwork. They have to make improvements and find ways to get the points, and beating the opponents’ blocks is a big part of that.

“If we can’t beat a single block, how are we going to beat a double block?” he asked.

When it comes to goals for the season, Dorgan said he will have his girls define some of their objectives, but he has several for them. He expects them to develop relationships with each other, graduate in the top 25 percent of their class, add value to the community, and win championships.

In order to make that fourth goal a reality, the Hornets are going to have to get past several tough schools in the district. Corpus Christi Carroll and Steele are once again seen as the teams to beat, but Dorgan said South San and Southwest are “on the rise.” Corpus Christi King was also a young team last year, and it will be interesting to see how they factor into the mix.

“We are excited and looking forward to a good year,” Dorgan said. “I hope we impress the fans to the point that they want to come watch us again. Fans like to watch teams that work together.”

The Hornets began their season Aug. 13 with a pair of wins, and the team has been rolling along nicely ever since. East Central will continue its non-district schedule well into September, and will begin District 28-5A competition on Friday, Sept. 27, as the team hosts Corpus Christi Carroll. Game time is set for 7 p.m.


East Central Volleyball

1Christie Cosper11

2Madison Schultz11

3Danny Alvarez12

4Nichole West11

6Kaylin Mills10

7Katelyn Gonzales12

8Hannah Cooper11

11Alex Pena11

12Madison Simon11

14Lisa Lopez12

15Brandi Campos11

16Jenna Bricker11

18Lindsey Lubianski10





East Central Varsity Volleyball

DateOpponentLoc.VJV9th A/B

Aug. 30-31San Marcos Tourn.ThereTBAopenopen

Sept. 3La VerniaHome655

Sept. 6Smithson ValleyThere7:306:305:30/6:30

Sept. 10JudsonHome765/6

Sept. 13NB CanyonThere6:305:305:30/6:30

Sept. 17WagnerThere75:305/6

Sept. 24San MarcosHome765/6

Sept. 27CC CarrollHome75:305:30 (A)

Oct. 1 Southwest There 76 5/6

Oct. 4 Steele Home 76 5/6

Oct. 8 South San Durbon Ctr.765/6

Oct. 11 CC King Home 7 5:305:30 (A)

Oct. 15CC Carroll There 7 5:305:30 (A)

Oct. 18 Southwest Home 76 5/6

Oct. 22 Steele There 76 5/6

Oct. 25 South San Home 76 5/6

Oct. 29 CC King There 7 5:305:30 (A)
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Special Section Archives


Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: East Central Basketball - Hornets (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: East Central Basketball - Lady Hornets (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: East Central Soccer - Hornets (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: East Central Soccer - Lady Hornets (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Falls City Basketball (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Falls City High School Beaverettes (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Floresville Basketball - Jaguars (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Floresville Basketball - Tigers (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Floresville Soccer - Jaguars (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Floresville Soccer - Tigers (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: La Vernia Basketball - Bears (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: La Vernia Basketball - Lady Bears (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: La Vernia Soccer - Bears (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: La Vernia Soccer - Lady Bears (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Nixon-Smiley Basketball - Lady Mustangs (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Nixon-Smiley Basketball-Mustangs (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Poth Basketball - Pirates (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Poth Basketball - Pirettes (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Stockdale Basketball - Brahmas (January 20, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Winter Sports Guide 2016: Stockdale Basketball - Lady Brahmas (January 20, 2016)
John D. Foster home
Sherwood Surveying
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Hoelschers home
Cowboy Masonry & Custom Pools
Custom Construction LLC
Caraway Ford
Pat Brown Realtors, Inc. home
WCN web hosting
RS Gate & Supply
Abrego Lake
Drama Kids
Heavenly Touch homeTriple R DC ExpertsEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.