The South Dakota Volleyball Coaches Association will be honoring local athletes and coaches during the SDVBCA all-star weekend in Harrisburg this weekend.
In Region 7, Kylie Voorhees of Rapid City Stevens won coach of the year while Loree Schlichtemeir of Belle Fourche won in Region 8. Holly Dobesh of Belle Fourche also tied for the Class A assistant coach of the year with Katie Weedreyer of Madison.
Sam Seljeskog of Rapid City Central was named an alternate to the North team of the SDVBCA All-Star game. She will play for Paiton Burckhard of Aberdeen Central who is injured. Sierra Ward of Belle Fourche was also named an alternate.
Ward could earn a bigger honor over the weekend, as the Miss Volleyball award for each class will be announced and Ward is a finalist for the Class A award. She will be competing against Elizabeth and Meredith Lammers of Dakota Valley and Emily Strasser and Ellie Voss of Sioux Falls Christian.
The award will be announced Saturday at a banquet at Harrisburg North Middle School.