Beacon grad playing for top-ranked volleyball squad
Irina Alekseeva (3), a 2017 Beacon High School grad, is an outside hitter for Iowa Western (32-3), which is ranked No. 5 in the nation among Division 1 junior colleges. The 6’1” sophomore, who moved to the U.S. with her family from Russia in 2013, is averaging 11.5 kills per game for the Reivers.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.