Desert Vista coach Ryan Tolman, left in black, realizes he is in a good situation with the amount of interest in boys volleyball. About 60 players tried out this year, which is more than 10 percent of the entire populatiion at Seton Catholic, a program that the Thunder might face in the one-division state format.
With the AIA going to one division for boys volleyball, big schools like Desert Vista and Mountain Pointe have an advantage simply based on school population.
The Desert Vista boys volleyball program has had a freshmen feeder program in place the last two years instead of cutting the players all together.
Republican Presidential candidates Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich square off in the GOP debate inside the Mesa Arts Center, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012.
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