Women's College Volleyball

QU swept at home by No. 22-ranked Lewis

QUINCY, Ill. Marissa Gonzalez had 21 digs for Quincy University in a 25-21, 25-15, 25-15 loss to No. 22-ranked Lewis University on Friday night at Pepsi Arena. Quincy led 17-15 in the first set, then trailed 22-21 when the Flyers (23-6, 14-3 GLVC) score

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Stearns helps HLGU win conference game on road

ST. LOUIS -- Brenley Stearns had 14 kills to lead the Hannibal-LaGrange University women's volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-21, 25-11 victory over Harris-Stowe on Thursday in an American Midwest Conference game. Shirah Floor and Ashley Hill both had 15 assis

Raiders blocked on match point, eliminated in three-set thriller
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Raiders blocked on match point, eliminated in three-set thriller

Sydney Hummert had dominated the match, so there was no reason to set the ball to anyone else on match point. Quincy Notre Dame was leading 24-23 in the third set of Monday's semifinal in the Class 3A Chillicothe Sectional, and after libero Izzie Anderson passed the serve by LaSalle-Peru's Marisa Guisti, setter Lauren Roberts set the ball to Hummert on the left side of the floor. The set was a little farther off the net than Hummert would have liked, but she took a mighty cross-court swing at it for what would have been her 20th kill.

Slow start dooms Mustangs in sectional semifinal
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Slow start dooms Mustangs in sectional semifinal

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- Alese Speckhart saw contrasting qualities in her Unity volleyball team and Mount Pulaski. One team looked like it had played in a sectional tournament. The other one didn't. Unfortunately, the Mustangs were the latter in a 25-14, 25-2

Defending Class 1A champions fall in three sets
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Defending Class 1A champions fall in three sets

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- The energy the Payson Seymour volleyball team spent trying to win a lengthy first set was taxing. A scrappy Jacksonville Routt club magnified it. Payson Seymour led 17-16 in the third set of Monday night's Class 1A Routt Sectional sem

Women's College Volleyball

QU losing streak reaches five games

ROLLA, Mo. -- Sarah Brown led with eight kills as the Quincy University volleyball team fell 25-14, 25-21, 25-6 to Missouri S&T in a Great Lakes Valley Conference match. The Hawks led 9-6 in the second set before Missouri S&T regained momentum, going on a

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College roundup: C-SC ends season with seven straight losses

LAMONI, Iowa -- Gabby Hickman had eight kills and eight digs on Friday for the Culver-Stockton College volleyball team in a 25-16, 25-20, 25-17 loss to Graceland University on Friday night in a Heart of America Athletic Conference match in Lamoni, Iowa. Th

Raiders impressive in regional rout of Macomb
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Raiders impressive in regional rout of Macomb

MACOMB, Ill. -- If it wasn't the best game the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team has played this season, it almost was. "I think it was," junior hitter Sydney Hummert said after the Raiders' 25-14, 25-14 victory over Macomb in the Class 3A Macomb Regional

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Area roundup: Payson Seymour wins regional in straight sets

BARRY, Ill. Indians capture regional title The defending Class 1A state champions have their title defense off and running. The Payson Seymour volleyball team pulled away from an 8-all tie in the first set of Thursday night's Class 1A Western Regional...

Mustangs finally break through regional roadblock
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Mustangs finally break through regional roadblock

MENDON, Ill. -- The Unity volleyball team had lost in the regional championship match in each of the past three years, but they were confident they would win Thursday night. They're also confident that they're not done winning. "We're planning on going to