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NL 18's teams travel to Italy
The Northern Lights 18-1, 18-2, 18-Black, & 18-Red teams are traveling and competing in Italy from April 13 - April 22 with BringitUSA. They will be spending the first few days sightseeing in Rome, Milan, and Venice. After that they will be competing in a high level tournament in Pordenone Italy (18-1), Falconara (18-2), Milan (18-Black), and Verona (18-Red) with Junior teams from Italy and around the world.
You can read the summaries submitted by the teams by clicking here.
Here is a report filed by Afton Sobasky on the 18-2 Team...Thanks Afton!
NL Qualifier Set up teams
The set up for the Qualifier is going well. Last night the 15's teams knocked out more courts than we expected, and as result todays set up crews are really far along. We do not need the following teams to show up for set up tonight Wednesday April 16. 14-2, 14-Black, 14-Red, 14-White, 13-1, 13-2, & 13-Black. You will all be doing take down instead on April 27th.
15-1 & 14-1 are still needed to do the final court taping, net set up, and bannering tonight Wednesday April 16.
Northern Lights Summer Camps
Northern Lights Summer Camps are open for registration! We offer a wide variety of skill sessions, clinics, half-day, and full-day camps for all ages and ability levels. See the Camps & Clinics page for more information and registration instructions.
NL wins 12's, 13's, 14's, 15's, & 16's age divisions of the NCR Regional National Bid Tournament, and places 2nd in 17's & 18's.
On Saturday March 29, Northern Lights qualified 9 teams for the USJNC Tournament this summer by winning or placing in the top 5 in their age division.
On Sunday March 30, Northern Lights qualified 6 more teams for the USJNC Tournament this summer by winning or placing in the top 5 in their age division.
The 18-1 team previously Qualified for 18 Open, so they were not permitted to participate in this tournament.
So far Northern Lights has qualified 16 teams for the USJNC's, and the possibility for 2-4 more teams exists in upcoming National Qualifiers.
NL 14-1 Finish 9th at Mideast Qualifier
The 14-1 team placed 9th out of 28 teams in the 14-Open Division at the Mideast Qualifier in St. Louis. They were eliminated from the gold after running into a tough second round pool on day 2, but rebounded winning the Silver Division to finish 9th.
NL 18-1 Finish 1st at Colorado Crossroads!
Congratulations to the 18-1 team for winning the 18-Open Division at the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier.
Northern Lights sent 7 teams to the tournament, with 3 of them finishing in the Gold Championship Brackets/pools.
NL 15-Black Finish 3rd at Colorado Crossroads!
Congratulations to the 15-Black team for placing 3rd out of 150 teams in the 15 American Division at the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier.
Northern Lights sent 3 teams to the tournament and had all 3 of them in the Gold Championship Brackets/pools.
Practice Cancelled Thursday 2-20
All practices for tonight, Thursday February 20th have been cancelled due to the poor driving conditions. Practices will resume on Friday.
Spring Youth Clinics
Northern Lights Spring Youth Clinics are open to girls ages 9-12 (grades 4-6). These clinics are on Friday nights from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Six sessions are included in the price. They are an excellent way for young players to learn more about volleyball and Northern Lights Training. Registration is open for Spring Youth Clinic sessions.
NL wins 3 divisions & places 2nd in 5 divisions of the Omaha President's Day Tournament
Congratulations to the Northern Lights 16-1 team for winning the 16 Open Division of the Omaha President's Day tournament. The 16-1's KC Power in the finals.
Congratulations to the Northern Lights 16-2 team for winning the 16 Club Division of the Omaha President's Day tournament. The 16-2's lost only one set the entire tournament and played Central Iowa 162 in the finals.
Congratulations to the Northern Lights 18-1 team for winning the 18 Open Division of the Omaha President's Day tournament. They lost only one set the entire tournament and played Central Iowa Select in the finals.
Northern Lights placed 17 of it's 25 teams into the Gold Brackets of the tournament. This was an excellent showing for all Northern Lights teams!
Local Minneapolis President's Day Tournament
Northern Lights had 8 of our younger teams in the local Presidents Day tournament, and placed 3 of those teams in the Gold Brackets.
Congratulations to the Northern Lights 14-Black & 12-2 teams for placing 3rd in their age divisions. All of the teams participated in the highest divisions of this local event.
Congratulations to our January Thaw Champions
Congratulations to these teams for winning their respected club divisions at the
January Thaw: 18-2s, 17-2s, 15-1s, 13-1s, and 12-2s. All of the
teams did great, and you can check all of the final results at
Real Time Results.
Practice Cancelled Wednesday 12-4
All practices for tonight, Wednesday December 4th have been cancelled due to the poor driving conditions. Practices will resume on Thursday.
Come join us for the 26th Northern Lights Power League! Great facility, online schedules and results, paid first officials, and more! New for this season: Teams are allowed to miss dates as long as we are notified more than two weeks in advance. See the Power League page for more information.
Winter Youth Clinics
Northern Lights Winter Youth Clinics are open to girls ages 9-12 (grades 4-6). These clinics are on Friday nights from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Six sessions are included in the price. They are an excellent way for young players to learn more about volleyball and Northern Lights Training. Registration is open for Winter Youth Clinic sessions.
Christmas Elite Setter Camp with Cathy Noth
Northern Lights is pleased to offer an Elite Setter Clinic with Cathy Noth. The clinic will run for two days - December 27 and 28. This is an excellent opportunity to get quality instruction and repetition during your Christmas break! Sign up today - space is limited.
Congratulations to Alyssa Goehner, 2013 Baden Ms. Volleyball
Congratulations to Alyssa Goehner who was selected by the MN Coaches Association as the 2013 Ms. Volleyball. Alyssa plays for Lakeville North High School. Last year she played for NL 18-1 and will be completing her club career on a NL 18's team again this year.
November 6, 2013 - Congratulations to "All State" Players
Northern Lights would like to extend our congratulations to all of the High School Players in Minnesota who were selected for the MN Coaches Association All State teams. 15 players from Northern Lights were at the banquet and received their award, they are:
November 5, 2013 - Congrats to Star Tribune & Pioneer Press "All Metro" Players
Northern Lights would also like to extend our congratulations to the 9 Northern Lights Players who were selected to either the Star Tribune All Metro Teams and/or the Pioneer Press All Metro teams.
November 3, 2013 - Congratulations to State Tournament ParticipantsNorthern Lights would like to congratulate the 20 players from the club who qualified for the Minnesota High School State Tournament. Have a great tournament!