Former SHAPE star Seiler to play collegiate volleyball

Ashley Seiler, a 2011 All-Europe volleyball star at SHAPE, has signed a letter of intent to play for Casper College, a National Junior College Athletic Association program in Casper, Wyoming.

Seiler recorded 117 kills as a Spartan sophomore in 2011, earning first-team All-Europe and all-tournament team honors while leading SHAPE to a runner-up finish at the Division I European tournament. The 5-foot-11 outside hitter transferred to Cheney High School near Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., prior to her junior year, and is currently in the midst of her senior season.  

The Casper Thunderbirds completed their fall 2013 season last month at 18-19

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Gregory Broome is an experienced and accomplished community sports journalist. Officially a native of Iowa, Broome grew up a Department of Defense dependent at sites all over the United States and Germany.

He finally settled in Florida, earning a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Central Florida.

Broome began his journalism career in in 2004 as a sports writer for the Ocala Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla., covering high school, college and community sports and earning recognition for his work from the Florida Press Club. In 2009 Broome was named the first sports information director at College of Central Florida, an NJCAA member school, where he launched the program's website and social media pages and revamped its promotional and game-day operations.

Broome joined Stars and Stripes in October of 2012.



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Stars and Stripes reporter Gregory Broome talks about the Europe sports scene on AFN Radio. (Click on right arrow to play file)


Mar. 20: Winter sports season comes to an end, with most spring teams still thawing out after a light opening weekend.