Volleyball: Niwot sweeps 4th-ranked Longmont
September 26, 2016
For some reason, Niwot’s volleyball season starts unusually late compared to other conference teams.
“It’s been that way since I’ve been coaching,” said Coach Preston Brown. “Other teams start in late August, but we always play our first game after Labor Day.”
This year, it was September 6 before the Cougars finally made their way onto a court for the first game of the season. By contrast, their opponent, Thompson Valley, started their season a full ten days earlier, on August 26.
But if starting late put the Cougars at any sort of disadvantage, they quickly overcame it. Ni...