Practice Schedule

The proposed Practice Schedule through May 12 is posted. We will be using the Millett Hall Sub Gym over the next two weeks. Please make sure you look at the site of practice before making the drive.

Summer Sand Opportunity

Big Buls (not affiliated with Borderline) is putting together a youth sand volleyball league that will start the week of May 15 and will end the last week in July. Click here for further information.

14 Hawks Won the Indy USAV Challenge! (4/24/16)

Borderline 14 Hawks: 1st Place Gold, Indy USAV Challenge, April 23-24, 2016

Borderline 14 Hawks won the Indy USAV Challenge at Indianapolis on April 23‑24, 2016! [tournament report]

14 Hawks Won the 14-and-Under Challenge at Miami! (4/17/16)

Borderline 14 Hawks: 1st Place Gold, Miami University, April 16-17, 2016

Borderline 14 Hawks won first place in Gold at the 14-and-Under Challenge at Miami University on April 16‑17, 2016! [tournament report]

15 Black Took Second at Positively Charged (3/12/16)

Borderline 15 Black: 2nd Place Gold, Positively Charged, March 12, 2016

Borderline 15 Black won second place in Gold at Positively Charged Volleyball Club on March 12, 2016! [tournament report]

Miami Spring Tournament

This is a picture of the Miami team with some of the girls that attend or helped retrieve balls for them on April 2.

Borderline Inventory

Please see the following link for information on items that we still have for sale. I will update items as needed. Please contact Kelly Zehler at to order items or for any questions.

Active Ankles

We have three black active ankles for sale. The cost is $35 a piece.

  • 1 Small: Women's shoe size 6.5-9.5
  • 2 Medium: Women's shoe size 10-13

We also have a set of white, shoe size 9-12, that we will sell for $30.

Please let Kelly Zehler know if you are interested, first come first serve.


There are many families that have not paid all of their fee!! The fees for the 13s-17s were due long ago. There are families that still owe and have not discussed this with us. The fees for all youth teams were due on March 15. This included an additional fee of $80 for the Twisters and Horned frogs to enter additional events. The Armadillos have an additional event fee of $40 per athlete. Please contact us ASAP if you have a questions. All accounts must be reconciled by April 1. Please refer to the Borderline Handbook to view the fees schedule.

Teams' Tournament Schedules

Our master tournament schedule is now available, including links to detailed tournament and site information. Teams' tournament schedules are also available on their respective pages.

Borderline Tournaments

Borderline's 2016 tournaments are now posted:

Ohio Valley Region Championships

The link to the age groups and divisions of the OVR Jr. Championships is here. We are forwarding this information for our members that are wanting to secure hotel accommodations for this event now. We realize that we haven't named all teams and their division of play yet. However, hotels will fill fast as teams are selected. Please try to secure rooms that are refundable without penalty if you secure them early. When teams are formed in our club, a designated person usually tries to secure a block of rooms for their team.

Coach Ruchelle Dunwoody named SWOC Volleyball Coach of the Year

Coach Ruchelle Dunwoody named SWOC Volleyball Coach of the Year

Congratulations, Ruchelle!

This season Coach Dunwoody is leading the Borderline 13 Hawks!

Borderline Athletes Still Competing

Congratulations to the following girls and their high school teams that are still in their state tournament:

  • Emily Hesselgesser (14 Hawks) is a freshman at Cincinnati Christian playing in the Division IV District Tournament
  • SR Allison Collins (17 Hawks) and FR Courtney Giffen (14 Hawks) are representing Eaton in the Division II District Tournament.
  • Seton Catholic in Richmond, IN is represented by Sophomores Rita Deitz, Sarah Dickman, and Abbey Schmidt and Junior Erin Barrett (16 Hawks) are in the Indiana Class A Semi-state Tournament.

Great job girls!! We are proud of you!

Borderline Handbook 2016

Borderline Handbook

The Borderline Handbook details general information, fees and due dates, rules, grievance procedures, and much more... it's required reading for all Borderline athletes!

OVR 2015 Girls' Volleyball Championship Results

Kaepa Borderline 11 Lizards: 2nd Place, 11-and-Under, Aluminum Division Kaepa Borderline 15 Hawks: 3rd Place, 15 American, Aluminum Division Kaepa Borderline 15 Red: 3rd Place, 15 Regional, Gold Division

16 Hawks Won the 16 American Power Challenge at Sports Express! (4/18-19/15)

The 16 Hawks won the 16 American Power Challenge at Sports Express on Sunday, April 18‑19. [tournament report]

A Borderline Team Photo from the Miami Spring Tournament


12 Twisters Won 1nd Place at Sports Express! (3/22/15)

The Twisters took first place at Sports Express on Sunday, March 22, 2015. They placed first in pool play while not allowing any team to score over 12 points. The Twisters played tough in brackets, beating Lady Blue Knights and Elevation both in two sets. The team then went on play NKJVC for the Championship, winning in the third set with a score of 15‑4. Good job Twisters! [tournament report]

12 Twisters Won 2nd Place at Nothin' But Nets! (3/14/15)

The Twisters won 2nd place at Nothin' But Net Tournament on Saturday, March 14, 2015. They placed second in pool play, losing to CVA. The Twisters came back in brackets, beating Cincy Classics and Cincy East, but again losing to CVA. [tournament report]

Miami University Parking Permit for Borderline

Miami University visitor parking permits must be displayed on dash on the driver's side. Please print a pass for each vehicle you may use to transport athletes to practice. Vehicles without passes will be ticketed by university police.

Elite Sports Training: Speed, Agility, and Quickness (SAQ)

The training program will focus on improving the athlete's speed, agility, and quickness while also working on vertical jump, strength, and balance. This program is highly recommended by coaches, for individual players looking to improve their all around game. One more benefit to being with Borderline!

Kaepa Borderline Junior Volleyball Youth Programs

Borderline Junior Volleyball offers competitive teams for 10s, 11s, and 12s. The teams are classified as girls' teams, but boys may participate on any of these teams. We would gladly have boys' teams in these age groups if there was enough interest. Our goal is to accept anyone that wishes to participate. Click here for complete information and to sign up!

Miami University Facility Rules

Fundraiser Advertising

Borderline offers advertising on its website as a fundraiser for Borderline athletes. Borderline athletes may solicit sponsors to cover some or all of their Borderline Fees (see the Borderline Handbook, "Borderline Fees"). For complete information and to submit your ads, see Advertising with Borderline.

Borderline Car Decal

Borderline Car Decal

The new Borderline car decal is available to our members for $7. To get yours, contact Kelly Zehler at

2014 Season Highlights Archived

Our 2014 season highlights have been moved to the Borderline Archives.