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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeat Wills Point 3-0
Sep04

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeat Wills Point 3-0

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team won a battle of two state ranked teams Tuesday night (September 4) by defeating Wills Point, 3-0 at Wildcat Gym. The score was 25-18, 25-20 and 25-19. The Lady Cats came in ranked #13 in Class 5A while Wills Point is #12 ranked in Class 4A, both ranked by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. The key to the Lady Cats’ success Tuesday night was strong finishes in each set. In set one, the Lady...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball over Hallsville
Oct05

Lady Cats’ Volleyball over Hallsville

In a unusual way, Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness says the Lady Cats playing poorly in a losing set four may have helped them win a decisive set five at Hallsville Tuesday night. He says Hallsville may have been a little overconfident in set 5. Coach Maness says the poor set got the Lady Cats mentally ready for set five. He says the Lady Cats came out and set the tone in set five and got on the Lady Bobcats early. They took...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball over Hallsville
Oct04

Lady Cats’ Volleyball over Hallsville

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team claimed a hard fought five set win on the road over defending district champion Hallsville, 3-2 Tuesday night. It may well be the first district win for the Lady Cats over the Lady Bobcats. The Lady Cats dropped the first set, 19-25. Then they just outpointed the Lady Bobcats over the next two sets, 25-23 and 25-21 to take a 2-1 lead. Hallsville rallied to take set four, 16-25 forcing a fifth set...

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Game Day: Lady Cats’ Volleyball at Mansfield Lake Ridge; Wildcats’ Team Tennis Begins District
Sep05

Game Day: Lady Cats’ Volleyball at Mansfield Lake Ridge; Wildcats’ Team Tennis Begins District

Lady Cats’ volleyball team and the Wildcats’ team tennis squad are competing on this Tuesday game day. The Lady Cats face a big challenge as they travel to Mansfield to face Lake Ridge Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Cats have won six straight matches and they come in with a season record of 16-9. Lake Ridge has three Division I players and they may well be the best team the Lady Cats have faced so far this year. Meanwhile...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Hosts First Two Games of Regular Season Tuesday
Aug08

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Hosts First Two Games of Regular Season Tuesday

One week after they started, the Lady Cats’ volleyball team will open the regular season Tuesday afternoon. (August 8) The Lady Cats will play North Lamar at 1 p.m. and then Sherman at 5 p.m. Both games are at home in Wildcats Gym. North Lamar and Sherman will play at 3 p.m. The Lady Cats have had six scrimmage matches to get ready for the season openers. Last year the Lady Cats also opened the season at home against the...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Opens in Scrimmage Action Friday
Aug03

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Opens in Scrimmage Action Friday

On day two of the Lady Cats’ volleyball season Wednesday (August 2), there was another morning conditioning session. After a break, team tryouts continued for a second day. After the Wednesday sessions, Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness is expected to assign players to the varsity, JV and freshmen teams. The Lady Cats return eight players from last year’s varsity team that won 30 games to set a new school record for...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeated Mineola 3-0 Friday Night; Return to Tyler Tourney Saturday
Aug27

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeated Mineola 3-0 Friday Night; Return to Tyler Tourney Saturday

With a break Friday in a Tyler tournament, the Lady Cats’ volleyball team defeated Mineola, 3-0 in Mineola Friday night. The score was 25-15, 25-18 and 25-15. Lady Cats Coach Justin Maness said his team served well and was aggressive at the net with their blocking. He added he was pleased with his team’s effort during the match. In kills, Kaylee Jefferson led the team with 11. Also Mieke VanBenthem had five and Autumn...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Second at Wills Point Tourney; Host Mt Vernon Tuesday
Aug22

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Second at Wills Point Tourney; Host Mt Vernon Tuesday

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team made it all the way to the championship final in a Wills Point tournament this past weekend before suffering their first loss in the tourney. They finished second in a 16 team field. The Lady Cats dropped the final match to Forney Saturday, 11-25, 20-25 and 10-25. On Friday the Lady Cats defeated Van, Lone Oak and Kaufman in pool play. Earlier Saturday the Lady Cats topped Texas High, 2-1 and Wills...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Open Tourney With Three Wins
Aug19

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Open Tourney With Three Wins

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team opened a Wills Point tournament Friday with three straight wins as the took first place in their pool. The Lady Cats defeated Van, 25-7 and 25-18, Lone Oak, 25-13 and 25-11 and Kaufman, 25-23 and 25-17. The Lady Cats advance to the championship bracket where they will play matches Saturday. In kills for three matches, Kaylee Jefferson had 17, Autumn Tanton 13 and Mieke VanBenthem 10. In digs, Anden...

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Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeats Kilgore, John Tyler
Aug17

Lady Cats’ Volleyball Defeats Kilgore, John Tyler

The Lady Cats’ volleyball team now has a five-match winning streak after winning a pair of matches in Tyler Tuesday evening. The Lady Cats defeated Kilgore, 3-1. Scores were 22-25, 25-13, 25-16 and 25-10. The Lady Cats also topped John Tyler, the host school, 3-0. Scores in that one were 25-12, 25-11 and 25-20. Against Kilgore, Kaylee Jefferson had 19 kills, Mieke VanBenthem 13 kills, Autumn Tanton 12 kills and Sheretta Hill 6...

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