Volleyball kicks off new season

This article submitted by Aaron Ziemer on 8/25/98.

The volleyball team kicked off their season with practice on Monday, Aug. 17.

There are 45 girls out for the team this year, including 21 ninth graders.

There are six varsity letter winners and six starters returning to the squad this year. They are Carrie Hemmesch, Tanya Lieser, Gina Benson, Janell Meyer, MacKenzie Merrill, and Laura Mages.

The team is looking forward to an exciting season which will open on Tuesday, Sept. 1 in Paynesville against the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters.

Sheila Mayer will be the varsity coach for this yearís team with Sarah Winter coaching the junior varsity team and Traci Anderson coaching the ninth grade team.

Last season the volleyball team finished with a loss in the first round of the playoffs to BBE.

ďWe would like to finish at least .500 and continue with skills improvement,Ē said coach Mayer.

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