All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘volleyball’

Sabina Altyunbekova Too Pretty To Play? Kazakh Volleyball Player Dazzles The Internet

A 17-year-old girl from Kazakhstan has created for herself and for her sport an unusual stardom through her looks and social media. Her name is Sabina Altynbekova. Her sport? Volleyball. And her fans number in the thousands. “They came in droves, undaunted by rain and heavy winds as Typhoon Matmo passed through Taiwan,” the Straits Times said of her fans …

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Erin Cox, High School Senior, Punished for Being Designated Driver

Many adults often complain about future generations of children, saying they are immature and do not understand responsibility. While this may be true, there could be an external reason as to why kids struggle with making decisions. Two weeks ago, North Andover High School decided to suspend Erin Cox, senior and captain of the school’s volleyball team, for helping her …

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Sam Wopat: Athlete’s Mysterious Death Has Shocked Stanford Campus

Shock and grief have shrouded the Stanford campus since school officials announced on Monday that sophomore Samantha Wopat passed away. She was just 19. Wopat, who excelled in sports and was one of the nation’s best volleyball players during her high school years, was hospitalized on March 17th for what officials would only call “a medical emergency“. She died in …

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