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Volleyball team hosts weekend tourney

Adia Waldburger, of the Record staff

by Adia Waldburger

of the Record staff

It may not include all of the originally scheduled faces, but Park City High School’s first volleyball tournament in years will still be taking place this weekend.

Former Park City head volleyball coach Josh Fisher, whose contract was terminated on Monday, orchestrated most of the tournament. According to athletic director Doug Payne, Fisher did a good job of organizing the event, inviting the teams and preparing concessions.

The two-day event, which began Friday, will include back-to-back games in both of the high school gyms with teams from level 1A through 3A. Canyon View, Ben Lomand, South Summit, Layton Christian Academy, Ogden, Waterford and Union are all slated to attend. Payne said that not only are the teams from different types and sizes of schools, but they also bring a diversity of talent, which should entertain fans.

"Some of the small classes have good volleyball teams," Payne said.

Payne explains that the advantage of hosting a tournament is exposure and the comfortability of playing numerous teams at once.

"It puts your name out there in volleyball circles," Payne said.

He says it also cuts down on travel costs for the school and shows a sign of good faith to other high schools if a team is willing to plan a large event and offer use of their building.

The Miners varsity team will be led by interim head coach Ed Potts, although Payne says that without Fisher, it will be a team effort between the other volleyball coaches and school administrators.

On Saturday, the first game starts at 9 a.m. and is slated to end after the last game at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students without activity cards. Concessions will be available.


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