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Senior athlete commits to Luther College

Senior athlete commits to Luther College

Alissa Meredith
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

According to senior Paige Steward, Luther College in Iowa was her first choice for a college based on academics and the opportunity to play volleyball, making her decision on April 15 a lot easier. “I wanted to go there originally before I knew I could play volleyball there because I really liked the campus and the feel of the sch...

Girl’s volleyball wins first section game

Girl’s volleyball wins first section game

Hannah Leff
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls’ varsity volleyball played their first section game on Oct. 24 at Park against the Burnsville Blaze. The Orioles won the game 3-0. According to MN Volleyball Hub, the team won the first set 25-18, the second set 25-15 and the third set 25-22. Park defeated Burnsville after losi...

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Volleyball senior night ends in loss

Hannah Leff
October 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

When senior Paige Steward walked into the gym last Monday, Oct. 17, she knew it was an important game. Girls’ varsity volleyball celebrated senior night on Oct. 17 for their last regular season game against Bloomington Kennedy.  The Orioles lost 2-3. According to Steward, the game was an emoti...

Volleyball dedicates game to Coach’s mother

Volleyball dedicates game to Coach’s mother

Hannah Leff and Maximilian Bechtold
October 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Uncategorized

When volleyball head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon entered the gym, she was blown away by the overwhelming support from the volleyball program. During the game against Burnsville on Monday, Oct. 10, players and fans wore white and collected donations to support Meierotto-Simon’s mom, Wendy Mei...

Volleyball loses to Bloomington Jefferson

Volleyball loses to Bloomington Jefferson

Hannah Leff
October 2, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Uncategorized

The girls’ volleyball team traveled to Bloomington Jefferson High School to play the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars on Tuesday, September 27. The Orioles lost the game, dropping its record to 9-9 this season. Head coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon said the team can win tough games, but the girls...

Girls’ volleyball ends season with winning record

Girls’ volleyball ends season with winning record

Jane Anderson
November 9, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports

According to senior captain Mackenzie Evenson, the varsity volleyball team performed a lot better than last year, leaving with a season record of 16-11. “The season went really well; it's been the best in like 20 years,” Evenson said. Junior Taylor Ewald said she thinks the varsity coach, Whitn...

Digging deep for victories

Digging deep for victories

Suh Koller
August 29, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports

After an entire summer of practices and skills work, girls’ volleyball hopes to have an experienced team ready for the upcoming fall season. Most of the girls’ motivation comes from their previous record. According to junior captain Amra Mucic, the past season was tough on the team. “Last ye...

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