• Summer Time

    TEAM HIKI NO is excited to provide THREE awesome opportunities in JUNE to our region! All held at Gabriel Park Sand Cts (4500 SW Nevada St 97219). One includes UW Beach Volleyball Head Coach Steve Whitaker! Lezzzgooooo THN!!! 1) ‘Intro to Beach Volleyball’ Clinic: $60 – 2 days (June 5 & 6) Beach Beginners 4:30-6p […]

  • Regionals and WVC

    Regionals 18-1 During this year there has been some rough patches, but this weekend at regionals we learned and played as one. We accomplished our goal of being consistent and going for every ball. We were the most competitive then I’ve ever seen. As a senior, having this weekend be my last regionals ever, I […]

  • Power League Weekend

    18-1 18-2 This weekend was yet another great learning and growing experience for us. We played so well as a team and it was amazing to see everyone and everything come together. There were definitely some rough patches but all season, we’ve been working on getting out of these spots and constantly fighting for every […]

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News

16U PL Qualifier

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

This past tournament provided opportunities for our girls to dig deep and find the depths of their energy, endurance, and drive to compete. We continue to incorporate serving as one of the most effective aspects of our gameplay and are improving on our play at the net with smart hitting decisions and readiness to be aggressive and prepared for blocking. It was exciting to hear the voices on and off the court throughout the day – communication is a consistent point of improvement for us and it’s always gratifying to have the girls’ energy and talk pick up at the end of the day as we fought through mental and physical fatigue! We were challenged throughout the day to adjust our defense and we responded accordingly with hustle and effort. Regardless of delays and challenges, the girls remained positive and continued to work hard individually and as a team!

18u Qualifier

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

18-1
The 18-1’s this weekend had shown a little more progress than the previous weekend in Eugene. The team had agreed that they all could’ve performed better individually and as a team. As the coach, I believe the girls played solid defense and serve receive. We still have a lot to work on, but the girls seem more determined now than in the beginning of the season. Looking forward to see what we can bring to the table in the next tournament.

18-2
After a strong finish at the Matt Hartner Memorial tournament, the group picked up where they left off. The success from the buy-in to energy, effort and defense along with the focus on specific areas and strategies are starting to show.

Guest author:
This weekend we came in determined to follow our successful weekend at MLK. As a team, we set the goal to continue to grow and not take a step back. We knew that growth could only be shown if we continued to trust on our team mates and our training. Challenge accepted. It was really fun to see girls picking each other up and cheering for our successes together as a team. When we put in the energy and effort, we could feel how disciplined we played, and the results followed. Certainly there were times, especially in the middle of sets, where we had to reset and pick up our game. There will always be a few aspects where we can work on, and I am excited to see this continuous growth throughout the season. Overall, I would say we had a successful weekend and we for sure had a whole lot of fun together!

Renata

14u Friendship Tournament

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Girls weren’t challenged for most of the morning and could focus/work on techniques as well as court awareness. We ended pool play undefeated, excited and energized for bracket play. We brought energy, defense, and scrappiness to our first bracket game and won in 2 which put us in the championship for the gold bracket. Before I hand it off to Jillian for the closing, we as coaches are very proud of the focus, determination and grit they put into this friendship tournament, creating a bond that will last throughout the rest of the season…..Take it away Jillian!!

We had played them (MAC club BLACK) before, and they beat us. There was a lot of height on our opponent’s team and some big hitters. T.E.A.M. Hiki No was down to six players for the last game of the day, the championship game. T.E.A.M Hiki No was not the most intimidating team as we walked on the court. Our team looked young and decidedly short. I think that worked to our advantage. The team has some of the smartest and craftiest players in the league. Because we had so few players, adjustments had to be made. Our libero stepped out of her comfort zone and played front row, while our hitters stayed in for back row. For other teams, this may have been inconvenient or annoying, but our team took it as an opportunity to expand our skill. Our team was so tightly knit that it did not matter where we were on the court, each player trusted every one of her teammates. When we played Mac Club Black at our first PL qualifier, we had been served off the court in two sets. They had found our weaknesses and had taken advantage of them. However, this game was different. Our girls did their part and the team kept its weaknesses hidden. We played smart and hard. Every play was strategic. The tournament as a whole was a huge success. There was so much improvement and every girl stepped in and knew her part. By the end of the day, it didn’t matter that we won, we all grew individually and as a team.

Thanks Again!
Jill

14u Qualifier #1

Friday, January 25, 2019

Gameday was here, our first power league of the season. Just another Saturday getting up at 6:30 am and having the opportunity to play ball with an amazing group of girls taught by some of the best coaches I’ve ever had. The tournament was a great experience for all of T.E.A.M. HikiNo to try new positions, rotations, and to work on being able to adapt quickly. Our energy and positive attitudes even when we down, still need some work but we got a long season ahead of us. We also have time to bond and become an even tighter group of girls, which will then reflect on and off the court. On behalf of our team, we are all looking forward to an extremely successful season not just in our rankings but in our technique and our confidence.

Cayton Smith