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SATURDAY, DEC. 12, 2015

Volleyball: Washington ousted in Elite Eight

Kadie Rolfzen had 20 kills and 15 digs and Nebraska topped Washington in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I tournament in Lexington, Kentucky. Scores were 25-17, 21-25, 25-20 and 25-21. The loss snapped the Huskies’ 14-match winning streak.

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SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2015

Volleyball: NIC loses, takes 10th at nationals

Jai Chapman had 18 kills and 14 digs as the Hutchinson volleyball team topped North Idaho in five sets in the consolation final at the NJCAA National Championships Saturday in Casper, Wyoming. Scores were 25-17, 23-25, 25-19, 14-25 and 15-11. Hutchinson (34-9), which closed out the match with a 6-2 run, took ninth place and the Cardinals (22-16) were 10th.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015

Women’s volleyball: WSU loses, Huskies win

No. 6 Stanford defeated the Washington State volleyball team 25-18, 20-25, 25-16, 25-18 on Sunday in Pullman. McKenna Woodford led WSU (15-13, 4-12 Pac-12) with 15 kills while Kyra Holt had 12 kills and 12 digs. The Cougars hit .169 ...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2015

Colfax wins State 2B volleyball championship

YAKIMA – Sue Doering has come up with many pithy sayings in her lengthy, accomplished career as Colfax volleyball coach. She unveiled another Saturday night as the Bulldogs were in the throes of a gut-wrenching, five-game state championship match. “I told them ‘You’ve got to have a cool head to win a hot game,’ ” she said with a smile after her squad toppled arch-rival LaConner, 20-25, 29-27, 20-25, 25-23, 15-12.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015

Curtis sweeps Mead at State 4A volleyball tournament

KENNEWICK – Mead’s quest for an eighth state volleyball championship ran head-first into Curtis’ drive toward its first. Second-ranked Curtis (27-1) swept the Panthers 25-21, 25-18, 25-23 Friday night to qualify for Saturday afternoon’s State 4A semifinals at Toyota Center. ...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2015

SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2015

WSU volleyball team loses at No. 20 Arizona

Washington State’s volleyball team fell to No. 20 Arizona State (18-7, 7-7 Pac-12) on Sunday 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23 in Tempe, Ariz. Kyra Holt led the Cougars (14-12, 3-11) with 19 kills, 12 digs and three aces. Two Cougars turned ...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 7, 2015

Prep roundup: Mead tops CV in regional volleyball title match

Maddie Lee had 13 kills and Sarah Absalonson added 32 assists and six aces as Mead secured the top seed to the state tournament with a five-set victory over Central Valley in the 4A regional title match Saturday at Mead. Scores were 25-20, 21-25, 25-12, 24-26 and 15-10. The Bears claimed the second seed to state.

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