Bethany College is looking for a few good men; Marist, Lincoln-Way East seek teams

Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia, is establishing a men's volleyball program to begin competing during the 2023-24 academic year. Chuck Shoemaker, former head coach at Alderson Broaddus University, has been named the inaugural head men's volleyball coach at Bethany College, a Division III school in Bethany, West Virginia.The team is scheduled to begin competition during the 2023-2024 academic year. Bethany College is looking for potential student-athletes who are interested in playing collegiate volleyball.Interested student-athle...

Wanted: Lincoln-Way East is seeking nonconference opponent for 2023 season

Lincoln-Way East is seeking a nonconference opponent for the upcoming 2023 boys' season. (Pictured is the Griffins' Tyler Walenga. Photo by Dave Ruggles) Lincoln-Way East boys volleyball is looking for a nonconference opponent for the upcoming 2023 season. If interested, please contact Lincoln-Way East boys' volleyball coach Kris Fiore at krfiore@lw210.org. ...

Saturday, November 12, IHSA final results

Aquin junior Ainsley Stovall had 13 kills in the Class 1A championship match. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Saturday, November 12, IHSA championship resultsClass 4AChampionship Benet sophomore libero Aniya Warren gathers one of her 23 digs in the Class 4A championship match under the watchful eye of coach Brad Baker. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Mother McAuley def. Benet Academy 25-22, 17-25, 25-14Mother McAuley (39-3): Sam Falk (1 assist, 18 digs), Gigi Navarette (4 assists, 20 digs), Olivia Klapp (20 assists, 5 digs), Ellie White (20 kills, 1 ...

Friday, November 11, IHSA Class 1A-4A semifinals

Benet Academy freshman Lynney Tarnow tries to slip a kill past the block of Barrington's Hope Regas (8) and Berkeley Ploder (10). (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Friday, November 11, IHSA semifinal results Class 1A Norris City-Omaha-Enfield's Hayden Knight (13) goes up for a kill against Springfield Lutheran's Makenna Cox (14) and Madelyn Cox (12). (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Aquin def. Newman Central Catholic 25-13, 25-16Aquin (40-1):  Ainsley Stovall (6 kills, 1 dig), Hannah Broge (1 kill, 1 assist, 5 digs), Bentleah Stovall (5 kills, ...

IHSA Semifinal Pairings, Friday, November 11

Six-foot-1 middle hitter Natalee Rush (9) and her St. Charles East teammates will take on Mother McAuley at 8:30 p.m. Friday in an IHSA Class 4A semifinal. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) IHSA Semifinal Pairings, Friday, November 11Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal(in bracket order)Class 1AAquin vs. Newman Central Catholic, 9:00 a.m.Aquin (39-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference).Newman Central Catholic (29-7-1 overall, 12-0 in the Three Rivers Conference).Springfield Lutheran vs. Norris City-Omaha-Enfield, 10:...

Friday, November 4 IHSA supersectional results

Loyola Academy sophomore Grace Kreutz (13) had 6 kills in a losing effort against St. Charles East on Friday at the Hinsdale Central IHSA Class 4A Supersectional. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Friday, November 4 Supersectional Results(in bracket order)Class 1A(Elgin) Harvest Christian SupersectionalAquin def. Grant Park 25-19, 25-11Aquin (39-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Lucy Arndt (13 kills, 4 digs), Ainsley Stovall (5 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace), Megan Holder (19 assists, 1 ace), Hanna Pizzolato (10 digs, 2 aces).Grant ...

Friday, November 4 IHSA Supersectional pairings

Sophomore Grace Kreutz (13) and the Loyola Ramblers seek their first trip to Redbird Arena since 2014 when they face St. Charles East on Friday at Hinsdale Central. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Friday, November 4 Supersectional Pairings(in bracket order)Class 1A(Elgin) Harvest Christian SupersectionalGrant Park vs. Aquin, 6:00 p.m.Grant Park (28-10 overall, 8-1 in the River Valley Conference).Aquin (38-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference).(Lanark) Eastland SupersectionalAugusta Southeastern vs. Newman Central Catholic, 6...

Wednesday, November 2 IHSA sectional final results

(Freeport) Aquin defeated Galena to punch its ticket to the Harvest Christian Class 1A Supersectional Friday against Grant Park. Wednesday, November 2 Sectional Championship Results (in bracket order)Class 1A(Elgin) Harvest Christian SupersectionalMilford SectionalGrant Park def. Cissna Park 25-19, 26-24Cissna Park (28-7 overall, 10-2 in the Vermilion Valley Conference).Grant Park (28-10 overall, 8-1 in the River Valley Conference).Pecatonica SectionalAquin def. Galena 25-14, 25-19Aquin (38-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini C...

Wednesday, November 2 IHSA sectional championship pairings

Maddie Saad (left) and Sydney Kushner compose two-thirds of Naperville North's stingy back row defense. (Photo by Dave Ruggles) Sectional Championship Pairings (in bracket order)(all matches at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday)Class 1A(Elgin) Harvest Christian SupersectionalMilford SectionalCissna Park vs. Grant ParkCissna Park (28-6 overall, 10-2 in the Vermilion Valley Conference).Grant Park (26-10 overall, 8-1 in the River Valley Conference).Pecatonica SectionalAquin vs. GalenaAquin (37-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference).Gale...

Monday, October 31 IHSA sectional scores

Freshman Lynney Tarnow (12) had 7 kills to lead Benet Academy past Oswego East Monday at Plainfield North. (Photo by Dave Ruggles). Monday, October 31 resultsClass 1ABluford Webber SectionalEffingham St. Anthony def. Edwards County 28-26, 25-23Effingham St. Anthony (28-8 overall, 7-1 in the National Trail Conference).Edwards County (27-12 overall, 8-2 in the Black Diamond East).Norris City-Omaha-Enfield def. (Farina) South Central 21-25, 25-19, 25-10Norris City-Omaha-Enfield (36-2 overall, 10-0 in the Greater Egyptian Conference).(Farina) S...