Oct 15, 2010

State volleyball

Central Lakes College plays Anoka-Ramsey in the first round of the 8-team Minnesota College Athletic Conference volleyball tournament Oct. 22 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls. The Raiders' first match is scheduled for noon against the No. 4 team in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Division III poll. The bracket includes Itasca, which is sixth in the national poll. The Vikings play the M State Spartans. The other bracket's opening games on Oct. 22 pit Ridgewater (No. 2 in the NJCAA rankings) vs. Mesabi Range and Hibbing vs. seventh-ranked Rochester. The meet continues Oct. 23 ahead of the regional tournament the following weekend.