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Ali Pinkston '06 Off to a 4-0 Start as HS Volleyball Coach

Ali Pinkston '06 Off to a 4-0 Start as HS Volleyball Coach

August 25, 2006

05vbpinkston.jpgAugust 25, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "First-year Coach Ali Pinkston takes over the helm after a solid four-year career playing for DePauw," begins a preview of the girl's volleyball season at Northview High School in Brazil, Indiana. The Terre Haute Tribune-Star's Craig Pearson writes, "Pinkston plans to stay in the coaching business by building upon her degree in communications and earning her teaching certificate." Pinkston graduated from DePauw in May. Her team has started the season 4-0.

"What has held them back in the past is that we don’t have a tough schedule, then we get into sectionals and we play the big schools. It’s hard for us to adjust our level of play because we’re not used to volleyball.jpghaving to do that. ," Pinkston tells the newspaper. "What I’m really working on this year is their mentality of having a killer instinct. They all get along, they all have fun. I’m starting to see it more and more each game."

Read the complete text at the Tribune-Star's Web site.