China Spring at Gatesville volleyball

Gatesville's Corie Tunnell (20) digs the ball for a save against China Spring on Tuesday in Gatesville.

Rickey Phillips always sets up a nondistrict schedule that will test his Gatesville spikers.

Phillips wants the Hornets to face various teams with different styles, strengths and weakness in order for them to be prepared entering District 17-4A play, and it was a huge success this season.

Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Previously spent time as sports editor at both the Hereford Brand and the Gatesville Messenger. Graduate of West Texas A&M University.

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