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Second Volleyball Memo – 9/26/16

StatisticsWe have received correspondence about inaccurate team/player stats. There are a number of videos, manuals, power points and hints regarding the proper way to compile statistics on our website. For some quick guidance on keeping stats, download the NCAA Quick Tips for Volleyball Statistics. Coaches, if you are not personally keeping the statistics, please review accuracy of the stats submitted for your team. There have been several cases of improbable numbers showing up in QuikStats.

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9/26/16 Swimming & Diving Memo

9/26/16 Swimming and Diving Memo

It does not seem possible that we turn the calendar to October on Saturday. The swimming and diving season is flying by and it has been a terrific year so far. I’ve been impressed with the performances that have been posted so far, which tells me we are primed for another great State Meet in November. As we head towards the post season, I wanted to discuss a few items that have come across my desk.

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9/19/16 Cross Country Memo

Dear Cross Country Coaches, Athletic Directors and Officials:

We can’t believe the first four weeks of the competition season have come and gone. We are again excited to see the large number of participants at all levels of competition at the meets we have been to so far this season. This a credit to you as coaches for promoting your sport and building interest in cross country. From our standpoint, it has been a very quiet first part of the season; however, a few questions have come up over the last week that we want to share with everyone as we move into the last half of the regular season.

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