Festus Girls 7th Grade Volleyball

  • Overall Record: 12 - 3
  • Conference Record: 9 - 2

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Eighth Grade Volleyball Wins Tough Match Against Perryville

The Festus eighth grade volleyball team outlasted the Perryville Pirates on Monday at home.  Festus took both sets, 25-17, 26-24, to improve its record to 8-2-2 on the season. “The girls worked hard to win it in two,” said head coach Katie Drury.  “They played great under pressure, with Perryville tying it up late in

7th Grade Volleyball Defeats Crystal City on the Road

The Festus seventh grade volleyball team had little trouble with the Crystal City Hornets on Thursday, winning 25-21, 25-8.  The win at Crystal City improved the Tigers’ season record to 4-3-1. Serving was definitely the Tigers’ best offensive weapon as several players collected multiple aces along the way.  Alexis Biehle had six in game one

Varsity Volleyball Tigers Fight Hard But Fall to St. Pius

The Festus varsity volleyball team saw its modest two game winning streak snapped Thursday as they lost a hard fought match at St. Pius, 16-25, 22-25. In the first set, the Tigers had an early lead thanks to St. Pius service errors.  However, the Festus offense just couldn’t get on track.  “We gave them too

JV Volleyball Downs Lancers in Three Sets

The Festus JV volleyball team needed three sets, but it came out victorious on the road Thursday, defeating St. Pius 15-25, 25-20, 15-8.  The win moves the Tigers’ record to 10-5-2 on the season. According to head coach Stephanie Whitehead, the Tigers knew Thursday’s match would be a challenge.  “We knew we would have to

Eighth Grade Volleyball Takes Care of the Hornets on the Road

The Festus eighth grade volleyball team took care of business Thursday as they cruised to an easy 25-12, 25-12 victory at Crystal City. Devin Younger had an amazing 12 aces during the match.  Sophie Nolen and Ella Boyer had two aces apiece.  Meanwhile, teammates Khaia Stack and Taylor McMillin collected three kills each. “The girls

Varsity Volleyball Handles Herky in Two Sets

The FHS varsity volleyball team defeated the Herculaneum Blackcats 25-19, 25-22 Tuesday at Herky High School.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 13-7-2 on the season. Festus had a lot of success at the net, collecting eight blocks on the night.  Bria Garmon (10), Chloe Martin (12), and Claire Werner (11) each had two

JV Volleyball Wins for Second Night in a Row; Defeats Herky

The Festus JV volleyball team handled the Herky Blackcats 25-23, 25-15 on the road Tuesday.  The win improves the Tigers’ record to 9-5-2. Head coach Stephanie Whitehead said Herky put up a fight.  “They were really putting up a good block on us, so covering our hitters and hitting around the block proved to be

Varsity Volleyball Defeats Crystal City; Back in Action Tonight

The Festus varsity volleyball team defeated the Crystal City Hornets at home Monday by identical 25-10 scores.  The victory improves the Tigers’ record to 12-7-2 on the season. “We’re trying to get some better flow into the game,” said head coach Karen Biehle.  “We did that a little better tonight.” Bria Garmon (10) was a

JV Volleyball Rolls in Two-Set Victory Over Crystal City

The JV volleyball team had little trouble disposing of the Crystal City Hornets Monday at home.  The Tigers won 25-11, 25-12 to improve to 8-5-2 on the season. Taylor Jackson (10) nailed three aces in the first set.  Lily Brickhaus (9) and Alyssa Seyfarth (10) led the way with four kills. In the second set,

8th Grade Tigers Lose Tough Three-Set Match to R-7

In a back-and-forth affair on Monday evening, the Festus eighth grade volleyball team dropped a three-set match to Jefferson R-7, 20-25, 25-14, 18-25.  The Tigers fall to 6-2-2 on the season. “There was some great volleyball by both teams tonight,” said head coach Katie Drury after the game.  “We love good competition.  Unfortunately, we didn’t