Kylie Hadley of Baker has signed an NAIA national letter of intent to play for the Rocky Mountain College volleyball program next season.
Winning the first set gave them confidence.
Emily Orvis, a Class AA all-state libero for Billings Senior, has signed an NAIA national letter of intent to play for Rocky Mountain College next season.
Rocky Mountain College volleyball coach Laurie Kelly was selected the Coach of the Year and senior Yang Yang was chosen the Player of the Year for the NAIA Northwest Region.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Laurie Kelly looked at the stat sheet in her hand.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Like her teammates and classmates at Rocky Mountain College, Brooke Myers has plans for the holiday break.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Playing in the back row, Brooke Myers has the best view of the volleyball match being played in front of her.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Parents will do anything for their children.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The hitting percentage in volleyball is akin to the baseball batting average.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — It’s not all fun and games for the Rocky Mountain College volleyball team.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The place is the same.
As Laurie Kelly was discussing practice plans for the week, more than a few players shared some anxious glances during the meeting.
The women’s volleyball team at Rocky Mountain College will head to the NAIA championship tournament early next month as the No. 1 team in the country.
BUTTE -- Ahlea Billis and Yang Yang joined forces for 25 kills on Friday afternoon and top-seeded Rocky Mountain College made quick work of eighth-seeded Montana Western, sweeping the Bulldogs 25-19, 25-11, 25-22 during the opening round of the Frontier Conference volleyball tournament.
BUTTE -- Rocky Mountain College's senior middle blocker Yang Yang and head coach Laurie Kelly received individual awards Thursday night as the Frontier Conference handed out its volleyball honors.
Middle hitter Hailey Copinga of Billings Skyview has signed a letter of intent with the Rocky Mountain College volleyball program and will be joining the No. 1-ranked Battlin' Bears next fall, coach Laurie Kelly announced Tuesday.
Rocky Mountain College has enjoyed the distinction of being ranked No. 1 in NAIA women’s volleyball all season, but four years ago some of the current Battlin’ Bears were being battle-toughened by a team of established players considered to be the most dominant in school history.
HELENA -- After clinching their first Frontier Conference championship in 15 years last week, top-ranked Rocky Mountain College "wanted to win the conference with an exclamation point" Friday night against Carroll College, coach Laurie Kelly said.
Fresh off clinching its first Frontier Conference regular-season volleyball championship since 2000, Rocky Mountain College remained No. 1 in the NAIA's Top 25 national poll for the ninth consecutive week.
The monthly gathering of the Midland Roundtable is Thursday at noon at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.