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Two El Camino beach volleyball pairs qualify for state championship

By Phil Sidavong

April 30, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

On blistering day where the winds were picking up speeds of 25 to 30 miles per hour, there stood eight pairs who had just punched their ticket to the 2017 beach volleyball State Individual Tournament.The sand was stuck in the ai...

El Camino men’s volleyball team is headed to State Finals after commanding sweep over defending state champions Long Beach City College

By Phil Sidavong

April 27, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

22-all in the first set and Mr. big man in the middle comes up big with a block against the defending state champion Long Beach City College Vikings on Thursday.Freshman middle blocker Victor Villareal paved the way for his W...

No. 7 El Camino men’s volleyball team upsets No. 2 Irvine Valley College to advance to state semifinals

By Phil Sidavong

April 22, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

Frustration is setting in and sophomore Pedro Campos can't believe some of these calls going against him and the Warriors. All of a sudden they've just thrown a six-point lead late in the third set.The Irvine Valley College m...

No. 7 men’s volleyball team prepares for first round of playoffs at No. 2 Irvine Valley College

By Phil Sidavong

April 20, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

It's playoff time for the men's volleyball team and the only thing the No. 7 ranked Warriors want is to run the table for a chance to win the California Community College Athletic Association's State Championship match.But first on ...

El Camino men’s volleyball team takes early lead, only to fall flat in conference title match against Long Beach City College

By Phil Sidavong

April 16, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

All of the hype, all of the pressure, it's here.Warriors, Vikings, conference title on the line and trip to the playoffs as the No. 1 seed from the Western State isn't just another men's volleyball match.It's the season-final...

El Camino beach volleyball team loses playoff clinching matches against Grossmont College and Long Beach City College

By Phil Sidavong

April 16, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

Playoffs are the goal of the regular season.After making it to playoffs, the state championship is the only thing that has precedent in a student-athletes life.Unfortunately for El Camino's beach volleyball team, the Warriors cou...

El Camino’s men’s volleyball team outlasts Santa Monica College in five-set thriller

By Phil Sidavong

April 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

Throwing a two-set lead has to be demoralizing.Well, how about throwing that lead when the game was in the bag.Then you go into a fifth set to try and finish everything, and looking at your record in five-sets, you're 0-2."(It'...

Comeback falls short as El Camino men’s volleyball team loses thriller against Long Beach City College

By Phil Sidavong

April 1, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

Two up, two down. The set score is tied and it's going to a fifth and final set. The No. 4 El Camino men's volleyball team hosted the No. 3 Long Beach City College Vikings on Friday night, and there was so much hype behind it...

El Camino men’s volleyball team snaps losing streak against Santa Monica College

By Phil Sidavong

March 25, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The taste of victory is ever so sweet.Three years, 24 days, five regular-season games and two post-season match ups, including a loss in the 2015 state championship match.That's how long it's been and what's happened since No. 7 El C...

El Camino men’s volleyball team beats Trade Tech while resting several starters

By Phil Sidavong

March 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The El Camino's men's volleyball team came out bustling and quickly dominated the visiting L.A. Trade Tech Beavers in just under one hour of playing time (25-8, 25-13, 25-9) on Friday.Medina sat out the match against Trade Tec...

El Camino men’s volleyball team continues to struggle after loss to Irvine Valley College

By Phil Sidavong

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Volleyball

The No. 1 team in the state didn't seem all that great.The players are only human and mistakes are made. Problem for the road team is that those statements go both ways.No matter how close in skill level teams can be, mistakes ...

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