Ironically enough, GBN’s 25-22, 25-19 victory over Deerfield to put them atop the CSL North happened to fall on tax deadline day. Arguably the only event as consistent as the GBN boys volleyball program over the past 20 years.
Podcast for the week of 4/16
No matter the sport, there is always that one point in the season where teams finally start to click. That day for Stevenson came on Monday evening, as the Patriots held off a late Hersey run to win 25-20, 29-27 and claim their 16th win of the season.
The Blazers seemed well within striking distance of the top-ranked Hilltoppers, but one poor rotation was all Glenbard West needed to run away with a 25-13, 25-14 win.
We return to CSL yet again to try and predict the final standings for the CSL South
Podcast for the week of 4/9
With conference play beginning this week, we take a stab at predicting what the final standings of the CSL North will look like.
Despite the constant lineup flux, the opportunities given to different players have started to pay off for Loyola, as the Ramblers easily handled Niles North 25-14, 25-18 to improve to 8-6 on the season.
The two powerhouse programs faced off for GBN’s home opener where the hosts came back after a poor opening set to beat the Tigers 22-25, 25-19, 25-14 to improve to 3-3 on the season.
After being down as many as four points late in set three, Maine East closed out the game with seven straight points to defeat Notre Dame 21-25, 25-15, 25-22 to claim their seventh win of the season.
Podcast for the week of 4/2
Podcast for the week of 3/27
The Warriors attacked from all areas of the court in their 25-19, 25-14 win over Warren to start their 2018 campaign 1-0.
For the second night in a row, extra points were required to win a decisive third set as Vernon Hills defeated Glenbrook South, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24 to start their season on a high note.
It may have only been the opening match of the season, but Monday nights contest between Libertyville and New Trier had a playoff-like atmosphere.
An excellent girls volleyball season has officially come to a close. The state playoffs at Redbird Arena this past weekend had everything you could ask for and more.