Top Notch notches top finish at AAU St. Louis Crossfire Super Regional

Top Notch 16 Elite Top Notch 16 Elite out of Springfield, Illinois, won the AAU St. Louis Crossfire Super Regionals 16U-17U division January 16-17 at the BudDome in St. Louis, Missouri.Top Notch defeated SI Wave 16s Gray, 25-13, 25-11; R1C Invasion 16-White, 20-25, 25-18, 15-10; and R1C STL Crossfire 16 R1, 25-15, 25-9, on Saturday, then defeated STL Crossfire 16 T1, 25-23, 25-14; 314 VBC 16-1, 25-20, 25-15; and Elite VBC 16 GOLD, 25-20, 25-12, on Sunday.Team members include Megan Becker (Springfield), Ruth Becker (Springfield), Peyton Berg...

Warren seeking one team for boys' tournament in 2021

Coaches who are interested in participating in a 24-team boys volleyball tournament next spring should contact Warren coach Yun Chen. (Gurnee) Warren Township High School is looking for one more team to join a 24-team boys varsity volleyball tournament Friday, April 9-Saturday, April 10, 2021. Pool play begins Friday at 5:00 p.m. and playoffs start Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Anyone interested should contact Warren boys' volleyball coach Yun Chen at ychen@wths.net. ...

Saturday, November 16 results

Illini Bluffs' Emma Hicks (13) tries to get past the Newark block during the Class 1A championship game Saturday in Normal. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Saturday, November 16 IHSA finalsat Redbird ArenaClass 1AThird placeAthens def. Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 24-26, 25-16, 25-9Norris City-Omaha-Enfield (38-4 overall): Mattie Wells (22 assists, 12 digs), Hollan Everett (1 dig), Evie Duncan (8 kills, 19 digs), Emilee Bishop (7 kills, 9 digs, 1 block), Sophie Neal (9 kills, 1  assist, 9 digs), Kennedy Cook (4 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs), Abby Blac...

Friday, November 15 results

Friday, November 15 IHSA semifinalsAt Redbird Arena Class 1A Newark def. Athens 25-20, 25-14Athens (30-6 overall): Morghan Kerwin (15 assists), Mckayla Clark (2 kills), Caroline Lendy (9 kills, 4 digs), Adrien Barrett (7 kills, 7 digs), Sophia Chavis (2 kills, 1 block), Ashlyn Weatherford (5 assists).   Newark (40-2): Taylor Christian (32 assists, 4 digs), Mattie Chapman (3 kills, 1 dig), Cassidy Adams (5 digs), Naomi Sweeney (1 kill, 2 digs), Madi Malone (23 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs), Morgan Long (1 kill), Megan Williams (7 kills, 1 dig), Meggie...

Friday, November 8 results

Friday, November 8 resultsAt Freeport AquinNewark def. Dakota 25-23, 25-12Newark (39-2 overall): Madi Malone (19 kills, 10 digs, 2 blocks), Taylor Christian (22 assists), Mattie Chapman (3 blocks), Megan Williams (4 kills, 1 block), Naomi Sweeney (1 kill, 7 digs), Meggie Scott (17 digs). At Hinsdale SouthJoliet Catholic d. De La Salle 25-15, 25-20Joliet Catholic (25-15 overall): Jillian Gray (9 kills, 6 digs), Bella Ray (6 kills, 3 block kills), Riley Hungate (5 kills, 8 digs), Ryan Hinshaw (16 assists, 3 service points, 1 ace, 1 kill), Erin O...

Wednesday, November 6 results

Wednesday, November 6 results At Back of the YardsDe La Salle def. Richards 25-16, 25-15De La Salle (31-6 overall): Nyiah Penny (10 kills, 2 blocks), Francesca Bertucci (8 digs, 2 aces). At BolingbrookBenet def. Waubonsie Valley 25-19, 25-17Benet Academy (38-1 overall, 6-1 East Suburban Catholic Conference)  Rachael Muisenga (2 kills, 30 assists, 2 digs) Sophie Gregus (7 kills), Maeve Nelligan (2 kills, 5 blocks), Colleen McGuire (5 kills, 1 block), Kayla Kenney (9 kills, 2 digs), Ann Marie Remmes (5 kills, 4 blocks, 1 dig), Hattie Monson (...

Monday, November 4 results

Monday, November 4 results Newark's victory over Morgan Park Academy on Monday was head coach Tonya Grayson's 500th career win. At Back of the YardsDe La Salle def. (Chicago) Noble/Johnson 25-7, 25-5 De La Salle (30-6 overall). At BolingbrookBenet def. Naperville Central 25-12, 25-17Benet (37-1): Sophie Gregus (14 kills, 2 aces), Kyla Kenney (9 kills, 7 digs), Ann Marie Remmes (4 kills), Colleen McGuire (4 kills), Rachel Muisenga (33 assists), Hattie Monson (9 digs, 2 aces). Naperville Central (28-10): Kayla Closset (10 kills, 7 digs), ...

Thursday, October 31 results

Massac County def. Mt. Carmel to win the Class 2A regional at Hamilton County. Thursday, October 31 resultsAt BenetBenet Academy def. Plainfield Central 25-19, 25-22Benet Academy (36-1 overall, 6-1 in the East Suburban Catholic): Rachel Muisenga (1 kill, 24 assists, 1 dig), Sophie Gregus (10 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks), Maeve Nelligan (3 kills), Colleen McGuire (3 kills, 2 assists), Kayla Kenney (5 kills, 13 digs, 5 blocks), Ann Marie Remmes (4 kills, 5 blocks), Hattie Monson (1 assist, 16 digs), Annie Sobolewski (1 dig), Caroline Doyle (2 digs...

Wednesday, October 30 results

Wednesday, October 30 resultsAt Cerro GordoWindsor def. Heritage 25-12, 25-23At DakotaDakota def. Pecatonica 25-15, 25-20At East DubuqueLena-Winslow def. Stockton 25-17, 25-11 Lena-Winslow: Jenna Bidlingmaier (14 assists, 2 digs), Jaden Julius (1 ace, 7 kills, 10 assists, 4 digs, 1 block), Madi Schultz (6 kills, 14 digs), Kassidy Humphrey (2 digs), Izzy Flaminio (1 ace, 4 digs, 1 block), Paige Sowie-Diffenderfer (3 kills, 3 digs), Sadie Mowery (5 kills, 2 digs, 1 block).At Eastland Eastland def. Polo 25-16, 25-19Polo: Addy Grobe (3 kills, 1 as...

Tuesday, October 29 results

Holy Trinity (pictured from earlier this season) will play host Francis Parker in a Class 2A regional championship Thursday. Tuesday, October 29 results At Addison TrailAddison Trail def. Wheaton North 25-23, 23-25, 25-16Addison Trail (23-13 overall): Ally Severino (8 kills, 3 blocks, 9 digs), Amy Reyes (29 assists, 5 digs), Jess D’Ambrose (4 aces, 10 kills, 1 block, 19 digs), Katrina Bielanski (3 aces, 4 kills, 14 digs), Mia Johnson (6 kills, 1 block), Nicole Bartosik (8 digs), Pauline Wirbicki (3 aces, 15 digs), Diane Villegas (1 dig)....