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

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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.

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

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Prep volleyball roundup: QND tops Liberty, former coach in straight sets

The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team defeated Liberty and its former coach Rich Meyer in straight sets of 25-19, 25-17 Thursday night in Liberty, Ill. Sydney Hummert led QND with 14 kills while Maddie Peters had 16 assists. Paige Knuffman led the Eagles

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Volleyball Roundup: Hummert leads QND to three-set victory at Springfield

Sydney Hummert had 17 kills to help lead Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team to a 22-25, 25-17, 25-13 victory at Springfield on Wednsesday night. The Raiders trailed the entire first set and trailed early in the second set before rallying. QND scored seven

Blue Devils run into Moline buzzsaw in WB6 opener
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Blue Devils run into Moline buzzsaw in WB6 opener

MOLINE, Ill. -- Moline volleyball coach Mike Ducey knows that a risky offensive plan raises the possibility of numerous mistakes in a match. There also going will nights when the Maroons will be difficult to handle. Tuesday was one of those nights. Moline

Prep roundup: Pittsfield stays unbeaten after four matches
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Prep roundup: Pittsfield stays unbeaten after four matches

The Pittsfield volleyball team already is halfway to matching last year's victory total. The Saukees remained unbeaten after four matches following a 25-11, 25-15 victory over visiting Griggsville-Perry on Tuesday night. Lilly Pepper had seven kills to le

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Hannibal doesn't panic, beats Payson Seymour in three sets

PAYSON, Ill. -- Hannibal was one of only two teams last year to win a set from Payson Seymour, the eventual Class 1A volleyball champions. So when the Pirates lost the first set of Tuesday night's match, they didn't panic. Hannibal turned back the hosts 22

Transition from homeschool to QHS volleyball seamless for DeGuzman
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Transition from homeschool to QHS volleyball seamless for DeGuzman

QUINCY -- Eanna DeGuzman believed she had to make a good first impression during the Quincy High School volleyball team's summer workouts. "I knew I had to work hard, because you don't earn your spot by just knowing people," DeGuzman said. "It's how you p