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BERLIN CENTER, OH- Western Reserve basketball standout Alyvia Hughes shared insights into her life, family, and aspirations for the future. Described as a local celebrity, Hughes expressed gratitude for the attention she has received, attributing her success to her athletic family and the community’s unwavering support.

When asked about her off-court activities, Hughes mentioned enjoying time with her family, particularly during the holiday season where she takes part in decorating the Christmas tree. As a key player on the team, her main goal for her senior year is to win the district championship, emphasizing the importance of making her team and supporters proud.

Looking ahead, Hughes revealed her plans to pursue dental hygiene at Youngstown State University, driven by her family’s connection to a dental practice. Intriguingly, she expressed a keen interest in working with young children, potentially specializing in pediatric dental care.

As the conversation turned to the upcoming holiday season, Hughes humorously shared her wish list including Ugg slippers and a plethora of clothes, typical of a 17-year-old’s desires.

Hughes’ determination, grounded nature, and ambition in both basketball and her future endeavors make her a remarkable role model for the community and younger players.

Fans can catch Alyvia Hughes and the Western Reserve basketball team in action during the ongoing season, and undoubtedly, the community will eagerly watch her future accomplishments both on and off the court.




BERLIN CENTER, OH- Welcome back to another episode of YSN, the network that brings you profiles of exceptional young athletes. In today’s episode, we have a special focus on Alyvia Hughes, a senior at Western Reserve High School.

Alyvia is known for her incredible talent and leadership on the volleyball court. We’ll hear from Alyvia herself as she opens up about her role as a senior player, her bond with her teammates, and the impact of having her mom as her coach.

Join us as we dive into Alyvia’s journey, and her aspirations for the future, and get a glimpse into the life of a dedicated athlete. Stay tuned for an inspiring and insightful episode on YSN.




BERLIN CENTER OH- Any long time volleyball fan knows the name Hughes. It has been a trademark of Youngstown volleyball all decade, as three separate sisters have had incredible high school careers at Western Reserve. The youngest of the three Alyvia has done her part to keep the legacy strong, but she has also made sure to make her own imprint on the game, and not get caught in the shadows of her sister.

Alyvia is going into her junior season, and it honestly feels like she’s a senior with how long she’s been dominating. She fills the stat sheet every night. What makes her stand out though, is that not only is she talented, but she goes about everything the right way. We have asked many players from other teams in the area players that they’d want to play with, and Alyvia is one of the top answers. She definitely has the respect of her piers.

Hughes took the time to come on to YSN’s Running Point this week to talk about her step into being an upperclassmen. She talks with Anthony Hartwig, and DJ Yokley about the legacy of her family, how she has separated herself from the rest, and much more. Don’t miss the latest Western Reserve Volleyball player profile exclusively on YSN.

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SEBRING OH- Western Reserve Girls Basketball finally was able to get on the floor Monday night and they shot out of a canon to dominate Sebring 80-20.

Kennedy Miller led the Devils with 21 points, while Dani Vuletich added 15. There were six Reserve scorers who were able to score at least 9 points. Olivia Pater, and Alyvia Hughes both were able to get themselves in double figures with 12.

Emma Whaley led the Trojans with an impressive 17 points.

Western Reserve will now host Springfield on Thursday. Sebring will stay at home to host Lowellville. Both games will be on YSN.


BERLIN CENTER OH- Western Reserve would not be denied Wednesday night as they battled their way to a four set victory over Badger (25-22 25-14 21-25 25-13).

Dani Vuletich had a great night finishing with 21 kills to lead the Blue Devils offense. Gianna Paris was key to the Reserve attack as she set up 30 assists. Paris also played good defense collecting 9 digs. Alyvia Hughes put in a double double with 11 kills, and 10 digs. Lisa Eichert also finished with a double double totaling 11 kills, and 15 digs.

Western Reserve will advance to the district championship where they’ll travel to Wellsville. That match is scheduled for Saturday at 1:00.


BERLIN CENTER OH- There was a lot on the line Thursday night in the match between Western Reserve and Mineral Ridge. The winner would control their own fate in the hunt for a MVAC title. The Blue Devils could pull even with the Rams with a win. Ridge could put plenty of distance between them and Reserve if they won. Also, Rams senior setter was in search of her 2000th career assist. It all worked out the way the Rams wanted as they swept the Blue Devils, and Aulet reached her career milestone (25-22 25-17 25-22).

It was noticeable right away how much was on the line for both these teams. The first set was fierce. No lead got above two for a large portion of the set. Emotions ran high on some controversial calls, players on both sides were diving all over the court to get balls up in the air. You could feel the desire to win in the air. Even the 15% capacity crowd made their presence felt. In the end, the big difference in the game was unforced errors by the Blue Devils. They totaled 18 attack errors, and 7 service errors. Mineral Ridge only made 4 attack errors. Even in the two sets that were tightly contested, Reserve couldn’t make the last push because of mistakes. That being said they still lost two of the three sets by a combined 6 points. With all the errors, the fact that still remained competitive is a testament to their team.

In the second set, Aulet earned her 2,000th career assist on a kill by Morgan Sigley.

Sigley led the Rams with 10 kills. Katelyn Lesko still has a strong night totaling 8 kills. Megan Gerberry led the Rams in digs with 13. Jersey Tucker who came up with two late clutch kills down the stretch, including the one that ended the match also was in double digit digs with 10. Aulet finished with 29 assists.

Dani Vuletich led the Blue Devils with 8 kills and 4 blocks. Alyvia Hughes also tallied 8 kills from the outside. Gianna Paris recorded a double double for the Devils, finishing with 20 assists, and 12 digs.

Mineral Ridge will look to stay unbeaten in the league on Tuesday as they host Waterloo. Western Reserve will try to bounce back as they host Lowellville on Tuesday.


BERLIN CENTER OH- Western Reserve list a tough match on Monday night to Girard in five sets. On Tuesday, they let out all their frustrations out on Sebring winning a decisive sweep (25-10 25-7 25-7).

Dani Vuletich and Alyvia Hughes both led Reserve with 7 kills. Vuletich added 5 blocks, and Hughes captures 15 digs. Gianna Paris set up 17 assists, and also finished with 4 aces.

For Sebring, Blake Thomas led with 6 kills. Devyn Reggi finished with 9 digs. Mallory Harshman had 6 assists, and an ace.

Western Reserve moves on to their second matchup against Mineral Ridge at home on Thursday. Sebring moves on to host Jackson Milton.


BERLIN CENTER OH- In the first of two meetings between Western Reserve and Jackson Milton, it was the Blue Devils who came out on top with a sweep of the Blue Jays (25-16 25-18 25-22).

Dani Vuletich continued to be dominant in the front row with 16 kills and 3 blocks. Alyvia Hughes had a strong performance with 12 digs, 7 kills, and 2 aces. Gianna Paris clocked in a double double with 27 assists and 11 digs.

For Jackson Milton, Kelsie Taylor led the way in kills with 9. Camryn Mitchell Player fantastix defense and had a match-high 30 digs.

These two teams will play again on Thursday night this time at Jackson Milton.


YOUNGSTOWN OH- After stopping a match in five sets to Crestview over the weekend, Western Reserve has plenty of frustrations to let out on Mooney Monday night. They did just that, as they quickly swept the Cardinals (25-16 25-13 25-9).

Dani Vuletich has a big night finishing with 20 kills on the night. Gianna Paris  was on point setting up 28 assists and collecting 7 digs. Alyvia Hughes has 11 digs, and swung for 5 kills.

For Mooney, Katie Hough has 7 kills, and 7 digs. Leanne Chandler has 9 digs. Raegan Filipowicz finished with 4 kills.

Western Reserve will build on the win and travel to McDonald on Tuesday. Mooney has a couple of days off before they host Boardman on Thursday.


LOWELLVILLE OH- Western Reserve kept their good tunes rolling on Thursday with a sweep of Lowellville (25-12 25-6 25-8).

Dani Vuletich led a balanced offense gathering 11 kills. Vuletich also has 2 blocks and an ace. Lisa Eichert added  8 kills, 8 digs, and 3 aces. Alyvia Hughes has 11 digs, 7 kills, and 3 aces. Gianna Paris racked up 19 assists, 5 aces, and a kill.

Western Reserve will look to stay in the win column on Tuesday as they host Springfield. Lowellville will look to get back on track Saturday as they host Campbell.