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Prep roundup: Raiders continue strong serving in straight-set victory

The strong serving that carried the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team in the second set Tuesday night against Hannibal carried over to Thursday's match at the Pit. The Raiders had eight aces and got several players involved offensively...

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Serves 'em right: Improved serving helps QND hold off 'scrappy' Hannibal
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Serves 'em right: Improved serving helps QND hold off 'scrappy' Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Inconsistent serving nearly cost the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team in the first game of Tuesday night's match at Korf Gym. The Raiders eventually turned the tables. Nine aces, combined with multiple serve reception errors...

Prep roundup: Epperson rallies Payson Seymour in third set
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Prep roundup: Epperson rallies Payson Seymour in third set

Riley Epperson had 20 kills and nine digs, and she scored five of the last nine points for the Payson Seymour volleyball team in a 25-17, 22-25, 25-16 victory over Central on Monday in Camp Point. The Indians (10-5) held the lead the entire first set. Aft

Unity starts new streak with victory at Southeastern
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Unity starts new streak with victory at Southeastern

AUGUSTA, Ill. -- The Unity volleyball team needed a quick reminder to relax. The Mustangs thought they had won the first set against Southeastern when senior outside hitter Addison Miller rocketed a ball down the sideline that landed in bounds. The players

Return trip to Quad Cities more enjoyable for Blue Devils
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Return trip to Quad Cities more enjoyable for Blue Devils

ROCK ISLAND -- The last time the Quincy volleyball team played in the Quad Cities, it wasn't a very fun stay. The Blue Devils were handled fairly easily by Moline in the Western Big Six Conference opener at Wharton Field House. A little more than a week la

Prep roundup: Unity winning streak snapped in final at Fieldcrest
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Prep roundup: Unity winning streak snapped in final at Fieldcrest

The Unity volleyball team placed second by going 4-1 in the Fieldcrest Tournament Saturday at Minonk, losing to Illini Bluffs 25-17, 26-24 in the championship match and snapping an 11-match win streak. Earlier in the day, Unity (12-2) beat Streator Woodla

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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...

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

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.