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  • 4A volleyball: Benet back on top after toppling Libertyville

    4A volleyball: Benet back on top after toppling Libertyville
    NORMAL, Ill. — After a one-year hiatus, Benet is back atop the Illinois volleyball heap. Emphatically. Brad Baker's team beat Libertyville 25-10, 25-10 for its third Class 4A title in four seasons Saturday at Normal's Redbird Arena. The Redwings...
  • 3A volleyball: St. Francis makes it 3 in a row in 3A

    3A volleyball: St. Francis makes it 3 in a row in 3A
    NORMAL, Ill. — Too often, both coaches agreed, volleyball titans St. Francis and Joliet Catholic met too early on the postseason trail. So the two were happy to square off Saturday in the Class 3A state final, even if St. Francis was a prohibitive...
  • Volleyball state notes: Loyola, Montini finish fourth

    Volleyball state notes: Loyola, Montini finish fourth
    NORMAL, Ill. — Loyola girls volleyball team made school history with a fourth-place trophy after a 25-15, 25-16 loss to Normal Community on Saturday night at Redbird Arena. "Many would not have expected a team full of juniors to make it this far,"...
  • Girls volleyball notes: Joliet Catholic-Montini rivalry renewed in Normal

    Girls volleyball notes: Joliet Catholic-Montini rivalry renewed in Normal
    NORMAL, Ill. — Joliet Catholic's volleyball team accomplished Friday against Montini what its football team couldn't. Last Saturday the Broncos defeated Joliet Catholic for the fifth time in six seasons in the second round of the Class 5A...
  • Girls volleyball: Benet dispatches Normal Community in 4A semi

    Girls volleyball: Benet dispatches Normal Community in 4A semi
    Normal, Ill. — Close matches have become an unwelcome trend for Benet late this season. But the Redwings coasted Friday into their fourth consecutive Class 4A state championship match with a 25-15, 25-22 victory against Normal Community in a...
  • Girls volleyball: Joliet Catholic tops Montini in 3A semi

    Girls volleyball: Joliet Catholic tops Montini in 3A semi
    NORMAL, Ill. — Experience arrived late Friday for Joliet Catholic. Despite making their eighth trip to state and winning three titles since 2003, the Angels were jittery during the first game against first-time qualifier Montini. Joliet Catholic...
  • Girls volleyball: Libertyville claws back against Loyola for 4A title berth

    Girls volleyball: Libertyville claws back against Loyola for 4A title berth
    Normal, Ill. — Thirty-four victories and fourth-place state trophies no longer are the standard for Libertyville. After losing both of their state matches in 2007 and 2012 to finish fourth with 34-8 records, the Wildcats raised the bar with a 21-...
  • Girls volleyball: St. Francis spreads wealth in 3A semifinal win

    Girls volleyball: St. Francis spreads wealth in 3A semifinal win
    NORMAL, Ill. — St. Francis setter Daniele Messa needs a good reason not to go to her go-to setter, outside hitter Molly Haggerty. Except when opposing blockers key in on the Spartans' kills leader. Messa spread the wealth Friday with 39 assists...
  • Girls volleyball | Eagles win 30-plus matches but are stopped short of state

    Girls volleyball | Eagles win 30-plus matches but are stopped short of state
    It was another huge season for coach Dave Vales and Sandburg High School's girls volleyball team. For the sixth straight campaign, the Eagles won 29 or more matches, finishing 32-6 and securing their 11th straight regional championship. It marked the...
  • FIVB calls for release of jailed Iranian protestor

    BERNE (Reuters) - Volleyball's governing body (FIVB) has called for the release of an imprisoned Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration at a match in Tehran against a ban on females attending some men's sporting events. Ghoncheh Ghavami,...
  • Pompano denies Cypress Bay spotless season in five-set win

    Pompano denies Cypress Bay spotless season in five-set win
    WESTON – Being undefeated this late in a year has a cost. The Pompano Beach volleyball team made sure Cypress Bay knew the price for such a privilege. Cypress Bay rallied to force a fifth set in the hopes of keeping its undefeated season alive...