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Volleyball team prepares for growing year

 

Brian O’Connor

Senior Calleigh Miller serves a volley ball Monday during practice at Wrangell High School. Miller is one of three seniors expected to fill a leadership role vacated by six athletes who graduated earlier this year.

The Lady Wolves varsity volleyball team graduated six seniors last year, leaving something of a hole for senior leadership, coaches said.

If you ask head coach Jessica Whitaker, this year’s seniors are up to the task.

“We have three seniors that are playing very well,” she said. “They’ve finally blossomed.”

Seniors McKenna Harding, Erica Smith and Calleigh Miller will have their work cut out for them this season, she said. Whitaker said she’d look to Smith in particular.

“She shows a lot of good leadership skills and makes good passes,” she said.

The team isn’t without r...



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