Cal volleyball suffers through another bleak season

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For the Cal volleyball team, the 2016 season was filled with its share of highlights. Redshirt freshman Savannah Rennie — ranked PrepVolleyball.com’s No. 20 senior ace coming out of high school — made her much-anticipated and emotion-wracked debut after undergoing a successful liver transplant. The Bears also recorded their most
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Cal volleyball loses final match to Stanford

After a season of countless missed opportunities and oh-so-close losses, the Cal volleyball team finished its 2016 conference season the exact same way it started it: with a blowout loss to Stanford. On top of that, the Bears were even able to take a set against the Cardinal back on
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Cal volleyball set for solid competition at Arizona, Arizona State

The Grand Canyon runs nearly 300 miles through the heart of the northern Arizona redlands. The mile-deep, steep-cliff crevasse was formed by roughly 17 million years of aquatic erosion, and thanks to conservationists like Teddy Roosevelt, today it remains well-preserved and maintains, its awe-inspiring beauty. The area was believed to
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If Tomorrow Never Comes

Life rolls one day at a time for Alyssa Jensen

In Alyssa Jensen’s house in St. Louis, there are several trees — but there’s one in particular that catches your eye, located in the main hearth room. It’s adorned with fluorescent purple lights and is decorated with pieces of torn-up T-shirts. The tree was brought into the house the year
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Cal volleyball swept by UCLA, USC

After playing below its potential last weekend, the Cal volleyball team hoped to bounce back this week in its slate of matches at home. But against a pair of formidable teams in No. 9 UCLA and USC, a team that’s unranked but finished 28th in voting, this would be easier said than done.
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Cal volleyball prepares for matches against USC, UCLA

For a Cal volleyball team that continues to sputter through a 9-15 season and has now lost five of its past six matches, the long-term future — one that includes a strong summer of work, new recruits and fresh blood entering the program — can’t come soon enough.
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Cal volleyball struggles against Utah, Colorado

It’s early November, and with less than three weeks left in the season, the Cal volleyball team is a near certainty not to make the NCAA tournament. This weekend put the nail in the coffin. The Bears lost to both Utah and Colorado on the road in straight sets to
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