McDowell's six kills leads Illini West to victory
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McDowell's six kills leads Illini West to victory

HAMILTON, Ill. -- The Illini West volleyball team defeated West Hancock 25-16, 25-12 in a West Central Conference game on Monday night. Illini West (11-11) was led by Gracie McDowell's six kills and Mackenzie Duffy's 16 digs. Emma Knight led West Hancock (

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Payson Seymour unbeaten after 17 games
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Payson Seymour unbeaten after 17 games

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Payson Seymour volleyball team defeated Brown County 25-20, 25-16 on Monday night to remain unbeaten after 17 games. Payson Seymour was led by Kamryn Flesner with 12 kills and Riley Epperson with nine kills. Cassie Eidson had 2

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QND has little trouble at Central

CAMP POINT, Ill. The Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team rolled to 25-13, 25-14 victory over Central on Monday night. The Raiders (14-4) were led by Sydney Hummert's seven kills and Maddie Peters' nine assists.

Sunday Conversation with Sharlene Peter
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Sunday Conversation with Sharlene Peter

Sharlene Peter can't stop competing. The long-time coach of several sports at Quincy University is now retired and has been living for the past nine years in Sun City Center, Fla., about 30 miles east of Tampa. She plays plenty of pickleball, adds in a li

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Unity tops Calhoun 31-29 in third set

HARDIN, Ill. -- Addison Miller led the Unity volleyball team with 21 kills and 11 digs in the Mustangs' 22-25, 25-16, 31-29 victory over Hardin-Calhoun on Saturday. With the score tied at 29 in the third set, Kaylee Nichols served an ace for the Mustangs.

Women's College Volleyball

QU snaps five-game losing streak

LIBERTY, Mo. -- The Quincy University volleyball team snapped a five-game losing streak in a 25-27, 26-24, 25-23, 25-18 victory over William Jewell in Great Lakes Valley Conference play on Saturday. After the two teams split the first two sets, Quincy won

Women's College Volleyball

HLGU drops to 3-14 with pair of losses

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange University women's volleyball team fell to 3-14 with two losses in the College of the Ozarks tournament on Saturday. The Trojans lost to John Brown 25-18, 25-8, 25-18, and to Lawrence Tech 25-13, 25-18, 25-15. In

Women's College Volleyball

Culver-Stockton splits pair of matches at home

CANTON, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton women's volleyball team split two games on Saturday, losing to No. 21-ranked Missouri Valley 25-10, 25-10, 25-21 and beating St. Mary of the Woods 25-22, 21-25, 20-25, 25-22, 15-11. In the first match, India Green had 10

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Hannibal finishes fifth in Troy Tournament

TROY, Mo. -- The Hannibal volleyball team won their final two matches on Saturday to go 2-2 and finish fifth in the Troy Tournament. Hannibal (10-5) dropped its first match to Kirkwood 25-23, 25-20 and its second match to Wentzville Liberty 25-19, 25-22. T

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Liggett's effort not enough for Eagles.

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- Despite Megan Liggett's four aces and 11 assists, the Liberty volleyball team fell 23-25, 25-16, 25-11 to host Jacksonville Routt Friday. Liberty's Paige Knuffman added two aces and 11 kills.