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Lee Rucinski helped turn Tinley Park High School’s girls volleyball team into a power and will be the Providence Catholic girls coach in the fall. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor
12:02 am CST February 13, 2020

Time is just flying by.

There was a time when I started in this business in the late 1970s that Providence had a young girls volleyball coach named Nan Airola.

I blinked my eyes and she became veteran coach Nan Airola.

I blinked my eyes again and she became retired coach Nan Airola who left with more than 900 career wins at the New Lenox school.

I blinked my eyes again, and her son, Sean, was coaching my son, T.J., on Sandburg’s boys volleyball team for two years.

I gotta stop blinking my eyes.