Festus Girls 8th Grade Volleyball

  • Overall Record: 10 - 4 - 1
  • Conference Record: 8 - 3

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JV Volleyball’s Winning Streak Snapped at Five in Loss to Cape Notre Dame

The FHS junior varsity volleyball team saw its five match winning streak snapped Thursday night in Cape Girardeau.  The Tigers lost to the Bulldogs 12-25, 17-25 to drop their season record to 12-6-2. “It was a disappointing loss,” said head coach Stephanie Whitehead.  “We had played them stronger in our JV tournament, so I was

Cape Notre Dame Outlasts Varsity Volleyball Tigers in Three-Set Match

The Festus Tigers and Cape Notre Dame Bulldogs volleyball teams played a classic game Thursday night in Cape Girardeau.  In a match that could have gone either way, the Bulldogs outlasted the Tigers and won 22-25, 25-17, 25-23. “It was a great match to have before district play,” said head coach Karen Biehle.  “The match

Seventh Grade Volleyball Takes Care of Business Against Blackcats

The seventh grade volleyball team rebounded from a sluggish first set to beat the Herky Blackcats 25-23, 25-14 at home Wednesday.  The win is the third straight for Festus and improves its season record to 6-3-1. “The first set we started making some errors that almost cost us the game,” said head coach Cindi Eggemeyer. 

8th Grade Volleyball Wins at Home Against Herculaneum

The Festus eighth grade volleyball team improved to 9-2 on the season with a 25-9, 25-12 victory over Herculaneum Wednesday at home.  The game was originally scheduled for September 12, but had to be postponed until last night. Kinsey Benack had five kills, while Mackenzie Welch added three and Taylor McMillin had two.  Sophie Nolen

Seventh Grade Volleyball Wins Two Set Match Over Perryville

Head coach Cindi Eggemeyer had high praise for all members of her team after the seventh grade Festus volleyball squad handled Perryville 25-10, 25-22 at home on Monday. “It was great that all of my players got the chance to play in both games,” Eggemeyer noted.  “In the second set, I trusted some players that came off

Varsity Volleyball Tigers Lose Hard Fought Match to St. Vincent

The Festus varsity volleyball team dropped a close match to the St. Vincent Indians on Tuesday night.  Festus lost the first set by only two points, 23-25, and then fell in the second set 18-25.  The team’s overall record is now 14-9-2. The Tigers got a seven kill, one block, and one assist performance by

JV Volleyball Keeps Rolling…Takes Down St. Vincent in Two Sets

For the fifth straight time, the Festus JV volleyball team finished a match with a victory.  This time, the St. Vincent Indians were the victims, as the Tigers defeated their hosts 25-12, 25-17. In the first set, the Tigers had some issues with St. Vincent’s blocking strategy, and had to adjust swings and coverages.  The

Varsity Volleyball Tigers Handle Grandview in Two Sets

The Festus varsity volleyball team defeated the Grandview Eagles at home Monday night.  The Tigers won in straight sets, 25-15, 25-16.  Festus is now 14-8-2 on the season. The Tigers were a force offensively as three players had terrific nights on the attack.  Maddy Wenzelburger (11) accounted for ten kills in the match, while teammates

JV Volleyball Wins Fourth Straight Match by Defeating Grandview

For the fourth consecutive time, the Festus JV volleyball team came away from a match victorious, this time with an easy 25-11, 25-9 win over Grandview at home Monday.  The victory improves the team’s record to 11-5-2 on the season. “It was a great team effort tonight,” commented head coach Stephanie Whitehead after the game.