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2014-01-09 12:25:02

Silver Medalist and Pro Beach Volleyball Player April Ross Surprises Winner for Local Ceremony LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Alexa Filley of Assumption High School (Louisville, Ky.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year. Filley was surprised with the news by silver medalist April Ross, who...

2010-12-15 14:00:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Krista Vansant of Redlands East Valley High School (Redlands, Calif.) as its 2010-11 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year. Vansant was surprised with the news at Redlands East Valley High School by World Champion and Pro Beach Volleyball player April Ross, who earned Gatorade National...

2009-12-21 13:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Ashley Wittman of Shakopee High School (Shakopee, Minn.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade® National Volleyball Player of the Year. Wittman was surprised with the news during her sixth period class at Shakopee High School by AVP champion and two-time gold medalist Misty May-Treanor. "It felt great to...

2008-12-18 08:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE Magazine, today announced senior outside hitter Gina Mancuso of Papillion-La Vista High School (Papillion, Neb.) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year. Mancuso is the first player from the state of Nebraska ever to win Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year honors. The award, which...


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