Category Archives: Volleyball

Volleyball in Kansas: State Breakdown/Preview Classes 6A, 5A, 4A

Lansing is back to the state tournament

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

SIK has its complete volleyball preview, highlighting every team that has qualified for the state tournament, along with national rankings, milestones, Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Looking at every sub-state in Kansas: Top teams, players, winning streaks and rankings

By CONOR NICHOLL

Sports In Kansas takes a look at every sub-state in Kansas. All sub-states will occur Saturday unless otherwise noted. SIK notes key matchups, winning streaks, top players and breakdowns. Final Individual numbers Read Story

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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Goodland volleyball

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Last season, Goodland had Kansas’ biggest turnaround among any squad that finished in the final four. Goodland went 34-10 and took fourth in Class 3A. Goodland had 34 combined wins in the Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: St. Paul Volleyball

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St. Paul did not lose until Sept. 18 and currently stands at 27-4 for an 87.1 winning percentage. By percentage, the Indians have the third-best record in Class 1A, Division I.

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Rainbow Communication Athletes of the Month: Sarah Madsen and Hiawatha volleyball look for best season since the ’80s

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Senior Sarah Madsen has fulfilled multiple roles for the Hiawatha volleyball team. She is listed as an outside hitter, setter and middle blocker and can play any position.

This fall, she has Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: “Started to believe” – How Augusta volleyball is one of KS’ biggest turnarounds; plus successful first-year coaches, milestones and school marks

By CONOR NICHOLL

This week, SIK takes a look at surprise teams and milestone wins, especially around the Wichita area with Augusta, Wichita Northwest, Nickerson, Goessel and Sterling. Plus a look at school records and Read Story

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Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Labette County VB top-2 in 4A in winning percentage

By CONOR NICHOLL

In the latest state volleyball rankings released last Thursday, Class 4A’s top-10 features Andale, McPherson, Baldwin, Circle, Bishop Miege, Clay Center, Louisburg, Augusta, Paola and Clearwater.

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Volleyball in Kansas: Looking at the Van Gorp tournament, individual milestones ranging from 200 to 3,000, 3A sub-states and 1A-I top teams

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

This week, Sports In Kansas looks at Olathe Heritage Christian, a bevy of individual milestones across the state, and intriguing Class 1A, Division I – a class with Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Updated classes, nationally ranked, undefeated teams, and Hutchinson defense highlight

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas

This week, SIK takes a look at the new KSHSAA classes, especially with undefeated teams Heritage Christian and Smith Center, along with big statistical difference for Hutchinson, nationally Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Ellinwood, SM Northwest, undefeated teams, tournament winners, stat leaders mark standouts

By CONOR NICHOLL for Sports in Kansas w/ Chet Kuplen

Ellinwood’s Maxwell reaches 100 career wins; has Eagles among 2A contenders again

Ellinwood’s Greg Maxwell played college football at Bethany and won four KCAC conference Read Story

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Volleyball in Kansas: Wheatland-Grinnell, Riverton, Cheney, Smoky Valley among top early standouts

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This week’s Sports In Kansas volleyball notes highlight several teams that won tournaments and/or have undefeated records, along with several big milestones and stat leaders. Plus, Wheatland-Grinnell continues its trend of winning Read Story

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KVA Volleyball Rankings – Week One – 9/10/21

Rank – School – Record – Pre-Season Ranking

Class 6A

1. Washburn Rural 4-0 (3)

2. Blue Valley North 4-0 (4)

3. Blue Valley West 4-1 (1)

4. Shawnee Mission Northwest 4-0 (8) 

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