North Star too much for Holy Redeemer in state girls volleyball semifinals

MECHANICSBURG — Losing some of its top players from a season ago, the Holy Redeemer girls volleyball had to once again fulfill some lofty expectations this fall. With a revamped lineup, featuring 27 new rotations, the Royals were able to overcome an early-season loss to Delaware Valley, which snapped an 188-match win streak in Wyoming […]

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Holy Redeemer returns to state girls volleyball semifinals

WILKES-BARRE — Jack Kablick fondly remembers his 2009 Holy Redeemer girls’ volleyball team that reached the PIAA state semifinals. That season, the Royals pushed eventual state champ Merion Mercy five sets. The veteran head coach was then asked to compare that team with the 2016 version of the Royals that will take on District 5 […]

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Holy Redeemer girls volleyball advances to PIAA semifinals

READING — Something clicked. Maybe the nerves were suddenly gone. Perhaps it was the encouraging words from senior captains Amanda Curcio, Brynn Kukosky and Ashley Andrejko. In part, it could have been the tough serving of sophomores Sarah Kuderka and Korren Hicks. Whatever it was, it came just in the nick of time for Holy […]

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Season ends for Nanticoke girls volleyball in a PIAA tournament sweep

YATESVILLE — Strong hitters with an extremely athletic setter. A strong block and pin-point serving accuracy. Now, add to the fact that Palmyra was a little aggravated after a tough, five-set loss in the District 3 final. Maggie Black and Melanie Sheaffer combined for 15 kills as Palmyra rolled to a 3-0 victory over Nanticoke […]

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Holy Redeemer girls volleyball wins PIAA tournament opener

YATESVILLE — Holy Redeemer was pushed. But the youthful Royals never broke. Redeemer took the first two sets handily, but had to fight off a game effort from District 4 champ North Penn-Liberty en route to a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Pittston Area in the opening round of the PIAA Class 2A tournament. Set […]

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Nanticoke Area and Holy Redeemer ready to serve up state girls volleyball run

The thought was on Courtney Mazonis’ mind before the ball was even served in the district bracket. The Nanticoke Area senior didn’t beat around the bush. Mazonis was asked about the Class 3A draw – specifically, not seeing Holy Redeemer’s name as the top seed. “It means we have a chance to win districts,” she […]

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Holy Redeemer, Nanticoke win District 2 girls volleyball titles

WILKES-BARRE — Brynn Kukosky stood with that gold medal clutched in her hands. The Holy Redeemer senior, after posing with classmates Amanda Curcio and Ashley Andrejko, quickly refocused after the Royals swept Dunmore, 3-0, in the District 2 Class 2A championship. She knows the road is just beginning. “I am just so happy to share […]

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Devin Lindley serves up a spot in district volleyball semifinals for Lake-Lehman

FOREST CITY – Devin Lindley admitted the nerves might have gotten the best of Lake-Lehman from the very start. And her point was validated by the 13 first-set attack errors in the quarterfinals of the District 2 Class 2A tournament against Meyers But those nerves subsided just in time for Lehman to advance into the […]

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