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Annual Jim Turner Volleyball Tourney Set for July 25

By Staff | Mar 25, 2020

Jim Turner coached the Lady Pilot volleyball team from 2011-13 and died May 1, 2016 at age 55. He guided the Pilots to a district tournament appearance in 2013 en route to earning OVAC Class 2A Coach of the Year honors. He also served as vice president of the District 12 Coaches Association that same season.

In the time since his death, members of the school community, along with his family – and many of his church family, have been working on a way to honor his memory through the volleyball program, and school community in general.

The tournament will begin with pool play with the top four teams advancing to single-elimination bracket play. Matches will take place at at all three gyms at the River High School campus. Eight high school teams participated, and only four took part in the junior high division.

Entry fee is $150.00 a varsity team or $75.00 a junior high team. The first 15 entries will be accepted. All checks are non-refundable. Teams are not entered until check has been received. Once your team is signed up they will send order form for T-shirts if wanted. Mail entries to River High school 52560 River High School Road PO Box 37 Hannibal, OH, 43931.

Or contact Judy Curtis at 1-304-771-5868 or Erin Jeffers at 304-771-9639 for further