La Grange volleyball star Blair Gillard has officially signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Houston Baptist University. She is shown above at her signing ceremony Tuesday. Blair, is shownfront and center between her parents Tinnie and Cindy Gillard. Back row, left to right: Brennen Gillard (brother), John Perry (grandfather), Ann Rigden (La Grange volleyball coach), Terri Wagner (La Grange assistant coach), Alice Perry (grandmother), Garret Gillard (brother) and Milton Koller
(Blair’s Texstar club volleyball coach). “I know where I’m going, I know what I’m doing. It’s nice,” Gillard said. Gillard will join an HBU team that already includes one former Lady Lep. Bailey Keith will be a senior for the HBU volleyball team next year. “It’s going to be great to reunite with her,” Gillard said.