Women's College Volleyball

College roundup: QU drops to 2-12 in GLVC play

Taylor McMonagle had 12 kills for the Quincy University women's volleyball team in a 19-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 loss to William Jewell in a Great Lakes Valley Conference match Tuesday at Pepsi Arena. The Hawks used a four-point run to take a 16-13 lead i

Prep roundup: Payson Seymour gives up just four points in semifinal
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Prep roundup: Payson Seymour gives up just four points in semifinal

The Payson Seymour volleyball team allowed just four points in a 25-1, 25-3 victory over Pleasant Hill in the semifinals of the Class 1A Western Regional on Tuesday night in Barry. Abby Coonrod led the Indians with five kills, and Cassie Eidson added 15 a

Prep roundup: Pittsfield outlasts Central in regional opener
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Prep roundup: Pittsfield outlasts Central in regional opener

The Pittsfield volleyball team earned a 29-27, 25-21 victory over Central on Monday in the first round of the Class 2A regional in Pittsfield. Central led 25-24 in the first set but couldn't get the winning point. Pittsfield (21-11-2) led 19-14 in the se

Local volleyball teams have dreams of Redbird Arena
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Local volleyball teams have dreams of Redbird Arena

Two of the top small-school volleyball teams in Illinois came from Adams County last season. Payson Seymour completed a dominant 41-1 season by defeating Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor 25-12, 27-25 in the Class 1A state title match. Quincy Notre Dame made some late-season lineup switches and completed an unexpected playoff run in Class 2A by losing to Champaign St. Thomas More 18-25, 25-19, 25-21 in the title match. Could it happen again this year?

Women's College Volleyball

College roundup: HLGU loses conference match at home

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Janine Crooks led the Hannibal-LaGrange University women's volleyball team with seven kills and Shirah Foor added 17 assists in a 25-18, 25-20, 25-11 loss to Lindenwood-Belleville on Saturday. The Trojans drop to 6-27, 2-6 in the American

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Prep roundup: QHS splits final conference matches

The Quincy High School volleyball team split its final two Western Big Six Conference matches of the season, defeating United Township 25-15, 25-15 but losing to league champion Moline 25-13, 25-17 on Saturday in Quincy. Lauren Erke had eight kills and fo

Minus injured setter, Raiders' offense doesn't miss beat
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Minus injured setter, Raiders' offense doesn't miss beat

QUINCY -- It would be easy to understand if the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team's offense struggled in the wake of setter Maddie Peters missing time with an injury. Lauren Roberts made sure the Raiders kept humming. Roberts, a senior setter, played in al

Hummert has 26 kills for QND on first day of tournament
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Hummert has 26 kills for QND on first day of tournament

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team won twice on the first day of the Quincy Notre Dame Volleyball Bash on Friday. Notre Dame (28-4) beat West Prairie 25-12, 25-10, led by Sydney Hummert with 11 kills and eight digs. Katie Ray had seven kills,

Epperson, Indians sweep past Eagles
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Epperson, Indians sweep past Eagles

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Payson Seymour volleyball coach Teresa Loos-Tedrow knows she can trust Riley Epperson. "She always delivers," Loos-Tedrow said. "You always know what you're going to get from her." Epperson had 10 kills in the Indians' 25-14, 25-23...

Turning the tide: Raiders go from near loss to blowing away Blue Devils in third set
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Turning the tide: Raiders go from near loss to blowing away Blue Devils in third set

The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team was three points away from losing in straight sets to crosstown rival Quincy High School, which was serving in its own gym. QND found a way to flip the momentum and never gave it back.