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NAME: Kelly Franxman
SCHOOL: Scott High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Committing to play volleyball at Xavier U.
BIRTHDATE: 12/18/99
HEIGHT: 6'-165 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Covington, Ky.
PARENTS: Mark & Dianne
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Graduate from Xavier with degree in accounting or actuarial science.

A senior outside hitter, Kelly Franxman is a five-year varsity starter for the Lady Eagles' volleyball team and holds school records for all-time kills and digs. She was recently named 10th Region Volleyball Player of the Year.

Entering her senior year, Kelly in her great career had notched 1,465 kills, 831 digs, 160 blocks and 193 aces. Her senior year so far, she has 692 kills, 415 digs and 41 assists.

This season she helped Scott to a fourth straight 37th District volleyball crown and a fourth straight 10th Region championship. In the 10th Region title game, she notched 20 kills and 21 digs. The Eagles have won 42 straight matches against 10th Region opponents and 26 in a row against 37th District foes.

Kelly has earned numerous honors, including last season being named Kentucky Class 2A Player of the Year, Northern Kentucky Volleyball Coaches' Player of the Year, 37th District and 10th Region Player of the Year, and 1st team all-state. Her club team is the Tri-State Elite

She also played three years of basketball and one year of tennis for the Lady Eagles. An academic all-state and National Honor Society student who is active in community service, Kelly will play volleyball collegiately at Xavier University.

Her favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh-Jennings, favorite entertainer is Khalid, favorite book is Divergent, favorite movie is the Harry Potter series and most-like-to-meet is Jennifer Lawrence.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Kelly is driven to be successful on and off the court and a big reason that our team has been to the state tournament the last three years."
— Andrea Sullivan, Volleyball Coach



LAROSA'S 2017-2018 MVPs
Jay Volpenhein

NAME: Jay Volpenhein
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 7
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Honorable Mention All-State

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Mimi Stines

NAME: Mimi Stines
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 31
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning national championship last summer

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Cameron Frazier

NAME: Cameron Frazier
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 10
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Golf
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Back-to-back Ohio team champions, individual state Co-Champ

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Natalie Steibel

NAME: Natalie Steibel
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 3
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning the USAV 17 National division National Championship with club team, NKYVC

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Xavier Johnson

NAME: Xavier Johnson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 26
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Named 1st team all-state

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Gracey Hirsch

NAME: Gracey Hirsch
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 19
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Doubles third at state with sister Hayley and named 1st team all-state

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Dan Bolden

NAME: Dan Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 12
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning GMC championship each year

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Ali Thompson

NAME: Ali Thompson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 5
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning GGCL and Cincinnati Player of the Year

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Dustin Horter

NAME: Dustin Horter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 29
SCHOOL: Lakota East High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: AAU 1,500 national champ; Ohio state CC champ, indoor 1,600 cham

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