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NAHS hosts Volleyball Camp

Pictured here are the campers and high school helpers who took part in the annual North Adams High School Pee-Wee Volleyball Camp on May 18, 20, and 21.

Winning breeds interest in any high school sports program and that is definitely the case for Coach Katie Ragan and her North Adams Lady Devils volleyball program. Coach Ragan and her staff have created a perpetual winning program at the high school level and when the time comes around for their annual summer Pee-Wee volleyball camp, the amount of interest generated equates to a nice turnout.

The 2015 Pee-Wee Camp took place on May 18, 20, and 21 and was overseen by Ragan, JV coach Keisha Lewis, and junior high coach Jaylnn McClellan and involved girls in grades 5-8. The campers spent their three days working hard on the fundamentals of the game of volleyball, all the while having fun and enjoying the camaraderie of being in camp with their friends and classmates.

This year’s list of campers included: Fifth Graders- Olivia Wright, Brea Stout, Daisy Holt, Keetyn Hupp, Kendall Sullivan, and Jaylynn Collett; Sixth Graders- Jadyn Wright, Myla Toole, Sydnee Conlon, Sierra Kendall, Abby Hubbard, Samara Myers, Marcy Shupert, Calee Campbell, Josie Taylor, and Meleah Hall; Seventh Graders- Stephanie Cate, Baylee Bagford, DeLaney Harper, Wylie Shipley, Brooklyn Tolle, Sydney Collett, and Abby Gast; Eighth Graders- Skylar Johnson, Isabell Allen, Cortney Brown, Mariah Mason, Bonnie Simpkins, and Allison Daniels.

The high school players on hand to assist their younger counterparts were: Allyson Campton, Jennah Wright, Maddie Toole, Caitlin Young, Charlee Louden, Avery Harper, Adison Wright, Abby Campton, Sydney Kendall, Brooklyn Stout, McKayla Raines, Madison Siders, Christin Young, and Emma Geeslin.

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