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Time Warner Cable Metro Sports’ Annual Volleyball Slam Returns to St. James Academy this Saturday

Sixteen of the area’s top teams will compete; admission only $5 for day-long event
Posted on Aug. 24th, 2012
KANSAS CITY (August 22, 2012) – Kansas City’s premier volleyball showcase returns this weekend, as the third annual Metro Sports Volleyball Slam will kick off the prep volleyball season on Saturday, August 25 at St. James Academy.

This year 16 of the area’s top high school volleyball teams will be in action, and all the games will be taped and replayed in high-definition throughout the weekend on Metro Sports. All of the Metro Sports Volleyball Slam games will be played at St. James Academy (24505 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kan.) with the first game starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Admission to the entire session, featuring eight games, is only $5.

“We always talk about how Metro Sports’ commitment to high school sports is unmatched in the Kansas City area, and the Volleyball Slam is another great example of that,” said Chris Huwe, TWC Metro Sports General Manager. “This has become a ‘can’t-miss’ event for volleyball fans here in Kansas City, and we expect another great turnout this year.”

Metro Sports is available throughout the Kansas City area on Time Warner Cable (channel 30 and 310 and in HD on 1310), Comcast (channel 258) and Knology in Lawrence (channel 37). For breaking sports news and additional Metro Sports programming information, Kansas City area sports fans can follow Metro Sports on Facebook ( and @kcmetrosports on Twitter (

Here is the full Game/TV schedule for the third annual Metro Sports Volleyball Slam:

8 a.m. – St. Pius X vs. Olathe Northwest (Televised Saturday at 1 p.m. Announcers – Brad Porter and TBA)

9:30 a.m. – Lee’s Summit West vs. St. Teresa’s Academy (Televised Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Announcers – Brad Porter and Nancy Dorsey)

11 a.m. – O’Hara vs. Blue Valley Northwest (Televised Saturday at 4 p.m. Announcers – Brad Porter and Nancy Dorsey)

12:30 p.m. – Lansing vs. Olathe East (Televised Saturday at 7 p.m. Announcers –Dave Stewart and Ken Corum)

2 p.m. – Blue Springs South vs. Blue Valley (Televised Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Announcers – Dave Stewart and Nancy Dorsey)

3:30 p.m. – Topeka Washburn Rural vs. Blue Valley North (Televised Sunday at 1 p.m. Announcers – Leif Lisec and Ken Corum)

5 p.m. – Blue Springs vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (Televised Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Announcers – Leif Lisec and Jill Dorsey-Hall)

6:30 p.m. – Gardner Edgerton vs. St. James Academy (Televised Sunday at 4 p.m. Announcers – Leif Lisec and Jill Dorsey-Hall)

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