Danae Perkey, the sole sophomore on the Riverhawk volleyball team, is traveling the unconventional path to success. She may not go on to play volleyball at a university like many college athletes strive toward, but she’s OK with that. Perkey has a different definition of fulfillment—owning her own flower shop. Read More
This year has been full of valleys, but every valley has a mountain peak somewhere. Outside hitter Mariah Gladden, deffensive specialist Jocelyn Valencia, middle blocker Kelsey Warren and setter Danae Perkey share their mountain top experiences on this journey. Read More
The Umpqua volleyball team had high spirits as they came into a pink gym for their game versus Linn-Benton Community College on Friday, Oct. 11.
The gym was decorated with pink balloons, streamers, posters and the players even wore pink jerseys in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. While honoring those who have suffered from breast cancer, the awareness had a financial impact as well. Read More
Front row from left to right: Jocelyn Valencia, Katelyn Knight
Coming off a loss to Linn-Benton the night before, the Lady ‘Hawks fell short again after three games against the Chemeketa Storm on Oct. 12. Umpqua (0-4 in conference, 2-10 overall) could not get going, resulting in a short match. Having received a minor concussion in the game the night before, Kathryn Epler was forced to sit out the entire match. Read More