Category Archives: Volleyball

Sports in Kansas: Looking at signings and trends behind KS commits in girls’ sports – notably basketball, wrestling and volleyball

Class 3A Phillipsburg’s Taryn Sides has signed with Kansas State basketball.

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“Fundamentally sound basketball players”

Hugoton head girls’ coach Emmanuel Adigun is uniquely positioned in Kansas high school basketball. The 6-foot-6 Adigun Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Colony-Crest enjoys significant fall sports success

Colony-Crest had great seasons in girls’ cross country, volleyball and football.

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Colony-Crest completed a terrific fall sports season in volleyball, football and girls’ cross country. Crest volleyball went 27-8 and set a Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Final statistical leaders, notable achievements, school records across all classes

Inman’s Kambrey Woods went over 1,000 assists this season and paced Kansas with 1,055 in the category.

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Sports In Kansas completes its fourth fall of full season volleyball coverage with a final Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Colgan enjoys great fall sports’ success

Colgan girls’ cross country was part of a standout fall sports showing for the Panthers.

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Pittsburg St. Mary’s Colgan has enjoyed a banner fall sports season. The Panther girls’ golf team won Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Smith Center coach Nick Linn reaches 1,000 career wins; headlines 2A state tournament

Smith Center celebrates coach Nick Linn’s 1000th career win.

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Smith Center’s Nick Linn reaches 1,000-win milestone

WaKEENEY – Since 2013, Smith Center has reached the state tournament every year but one under Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Looking at state qualifiers, winning streaks, themes, stat leaders, and notes

Lebo is a major contender in Class 1A, Division II and has defeated multiple 2A and 3A schools.

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Overall notes for the 2022 state volleyball championships:

Every defending state champion, 6A Blue Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: 3A’s Rossville and Neodesha achieving historic seasons; both part of loaded sub-states in possibly changing postseason landscape

Neodesha has enjoyed the best record under 13th-year coach Jodi Stover. (Photo courtesy of Rob Morgan).

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Like many, Rossville head volleyball coach Thomas Colwell III entered education because he had great role Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Looking at the state’s most intriguing sub-states for all classes; plus stat leaders

Herington’s Leslyn Kremeier is by far the state leader in digs.

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Sports in Kansas looks at least one intriguing sub-state from each class. Several sub-states are wide open with two to four Read Story

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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Liberal volleyball has two comebacks, first WAC title since ’08

Liberal volleyball has enjoyed a nice turnaround and posted a 4-0 record at the conference tournament last Saturday, its first WAC title since 2008. (Photo Liberal athletics)

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Liberal enjoyed a remarkable run Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: “They have become my family” – How Ellis’ Kaleigh Soneson turned around her alma mater; school records, milestones, stat leaders across state

Ellis’ Kylee Pfeifer reached 1,000 career assists and is part of the Railroaders’ big turnaround the last couple falls.

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Kaleigh Soneson enjoyed an impressive career with Ellis. As a senior, Soneson was Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Marmaton Valley volleyball with solid season; Sutton top-10 in Kansas for aces

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Paced by senior Tayven Sutton’s serving and all-around play from 5-foot-8 middle hitter Janae Granere, Marmaton Valley volleyball has delivered another strong season after years of struggle. Two falls ago, MV finished Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Quinter, W-G, Rossville, D. West among state’s darkhorses; notes, big matchups and leaders around the state

Quinter has delivered an impressive turnaround behind 1,000 career assists from Cashlyn Kvasnicka and improved blocking and defense.

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Backed by Briggs’ return, defense and experienced setter, Quinter emerging as darkhorse candidate

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