Joe Armstrong, a senior at James Logan High School in Union City, has been named the Tri-City Voice Male Athlete of the Month for October 2010. Armstrong led his Union City American (UCA) Senior Little League Team (15-16 year olds) to the Western Regional in Ontario, CA this past August.
Armstrong played just about every position for UCA except catcher. Usually he would be the team's starting shortstop or second baseman when he was not the starting pitcher. If not the starting pitcher, there was a good chance he would be used in a relief role. In addition, Armstrong played on a couple of traveling baseball teams over the summer. ...
Cal State East Bay senior volleyball star Roxanne Neely is this month's Tri-City Voice Sports Female Athlete of the Month for her contributions in September. In the Lady Pioneers' opening month of the season, Neely led the team to a 9-3 record and, at one point, the 24th ranking in the country. In addition to the team's high praise, Neely got individual accolades from the CCAA as week two's top player.
Neely, 20, is an international studies major at East Bay. She is a native of Lancaster where she helped guide the Lancaster High School Eagles volleyball team to a Golden League title in her senior year, as well as earning league MVP honors as a setter and outside hitter. ...