Meyer 'doesn't regret anything' after being let go by QND
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Meyer 'doesn't regret anything' after being let go by QND

When Hannah Peters heard the news that Rich Meyer had been fired as the girls volleyball coach at Quincy Notre Dame, she went home and cried for a couple of hours. Athletic director Bill Connell sent a press release to the local media early Monday afternoon announcing that Meyer would not return to coach the Raiders in 2018.

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She's All Smiles: Payson Seymour's Stanford learns to deal better with pressure
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She's All Smiles: Payson Seymour's Stanford learns to deal better with pressure

The numbers speak of Josie Stanford's excellence as player. However, Stanford discovered this year she had room for improvement in one area. Being a better teammate. Stanford, a 6-foot-1 senior middle hitter, was the top offensive player for the Payson Seymour volleyball team that won the Class 1 state championship this fall. She is The Herald-Whig's Player of the Year for her efforts.

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All-Area Volleyball: First team, second team and honorable mention

Cassie Eidson * Payson Seymour 5-6 * Junior * Setter Eidson moved into the starting lineup and orchestrated the most dangerous offense in the area, recording 964 assists. "She was coachable and very smart about who she set with the ball," Indians coach Te

Hamburger Helper: Mental training with Loos-Tedrow gave Indians extra push
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Hamburger Helper: Mental training with Loos-Tedrow gave Indians extra push

PAYSON, Ill. Teresa Loos-Tedrow was so focused on getting Payson Seymour to the state volleyball tournament that she remembers the moment she allowed herself to enjoy the accomplishment. She was frying a hamburger. "You don't realize how much you miss com

QHS volleyball coach resigns to devote time to family
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QHS volleyball coach resigns to devote time to family

QUINCY -- Kelly Sullivan knew before the Quincy High School volleyball team's season began her life was shifting in a different direction. "There's a lot you don't have time to do when you're coaching," Sullivan said. The only way to create...

QND grad Gengenbacher named WCC Player of the Year
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QND grad Gengenbacher named WCC Player of the Year

SAN DIEGO -- The engineer of one of the most efficient offenses in NCAA Division I women's volleyball received her conference's major postseason honor. Kristen Gengenbacher, the senior setter at the University of San Diego...

Road to state title special for Tedrows
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Road to state title special for Tedrows

Teresa Loos-Tedrow is going to miss the long drives. Loos-Tedrow and her daughter, Melina Tedrow, have spent countless hours on the road in the past four years, driving from Payson to all sorts of places in the St. Louis area and the Midwest for club volleyball tournaments. Not only do they get to spend time together, but they get to talk about their favorite subject.

Windians: Payson Seymour concludes dominant season with state title
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Windians: Payson Seymour concludes dominant season with state title

NORMAL, Ill. -- The Payson Seymour volleyball team had prepared all season for one goal -- to win the Class 1A state championship. What they weren't prepared for was what to do after the final point. Hylee Schmiedeskamp's kill proved to be...

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QU volleyball falls in season finale

LEBANON, Ill. -- The Quincy University women's volleyball fell behind 9-1 in the fourth set and couldn't recover during a 25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 25-13 Great Lakes Valley Conference loss to McKendree Saturday. It was the final match of the season...

Military service helped mold Meyer as a volleyball coach
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Military service helped mold Meyer as a volleyball coach

NORMAL, Ill. It was difficult to notice, but Rich Meyer got a little emotional before Saturday's Class 2A volleyball state championship game in Redbird Arena. It wasn't because it was the last time he would take the court with his Quincy Notre Dame team.