Prep roundup: QND fights off pesky Central

The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team trailed 14-10 in the first set but roared back to win 25-20, 25-12 over Central on Monday night in the Pit. Rileigh Cann's block and kill helped pump life into the Raiders (13-1), who eventually tied the score at 15 o

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Prep roundup: Panthers bounce back, hand Saukees first loss

The Central volleyball team rallied from a five-point deficit in the first set Thursday night and handed Pittsfield its first loss of the season with a 25-22, 25-21 victory in Camp Point, Ill. The Saukees scored the first four points of the match and led

Payson Seymour puts up fight, but Hummert helps QND pull away
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Payson Seymour puts up fight, but Hummert helps QND pull away

PAYSON, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team learned on Wednesday night something its coach already knew. Old champions die hard. Payson Seymour lost the first set 25-12 and was down eight points in the second set, but the defending Class 1A...

QU gains confidence taking first set from Rockhurst
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QU gains confidence taking first set from Rockhurst

QUINCY -- The rarity of what took place in the first set Tuesday night left Sara Rathbun almost speechless. "That was ... oh, I can't find the words," the junior setter said after the Quincy University women's volleyball team beat Rockhurst 25-23...

Prep roundup: Unity rallies to extend winning streak to eight
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Prep roundup: Unity rallies to extend winning streak to eight

The Unity volleyball team rallied late in the second set to claim a 25-17, 26-24 victory at Beardstown on Tuesday and extend its winning streak to eight games. The Mustangs trailed 24-22 in the second set when Krista Schrader had a kill for Unity (8-1) to

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College roundup: C-SC still winless in Heart action

The Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team is winless after three matches in Heart of America Athletic Conference play after a 25-22, 25-18, 25-15 loss to Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa on Tuesday night. Down 18-12 in the first set, the Wildc

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Prep notebook: Saukees nearly equal win total from last season; QHS volleyball team makes long trip for home game

The Pittsfield volleyball team won eight matches last season. It's now the first week of September, and the Saukees have won all six matches they've played this fall. Going back to last season, Pittsfield has won 10 of its last 11 games.

Blue Devils finally click in third set
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Blue Devils finally click in third set

QUINCY -- A kill by Hannah Beeler in the third set put the Quincy High School volleyball team ahead 10-6 during Monday's match. It also fired up Blue Devils coach Tiffaney Rains, who screamed at her team while pumping her fists.

Prep roundup: Down 19-15 in third set, Liberty rallies to win
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Prep roundup: Down 19-15 in third set, Liberty rallies to win

The Liberty volleyball team lost the first set but rallied to defeat Southeastern 16-25, 25-18, 25-22 on Monday in Augusta. The Eagles trailed 19-15 in the third set before coming back to win. Katie Wagner recorded 30 assists while Paige Knuffman added 1

Hannibal starts 3-0 but has eyes on district success
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Hannibal starts 3-0 but has eyes on district success

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The players on the Hannibal volleyball team were buzzing in the locker room after their first match of the season. The Pirates had rallied from a set down to knock off Payson Seymour, the reigning Illinois Class 1A state champs, in the sea

Prep roundup: Hannibal wins 21st consecutive NCMC match
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Prep roundup: Hannibal wins 21st consecutive NCMC match

The Hannibal volleyball team defeated Marshall 25-14, 26-24 in a North Central Missouri Conference match and its first home match of the season on Saturday in Korf Gym. The Pirates led by eight points in the second set before allowing Marshall to tie the