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Valmeyer Volleyball | Team of the Week

By on November 7, 2012 at 11:00 am

Pictured is this week’s Republic-Times Team of the Week, the Valmeyer volleyball team, holding their Super Sectional plaque after Saturday’s win over St. Elmo. (Teryn Schaefer)

The Valmeyer High School volleyball team is this week’s Republic-Times Team of the Week.

The Pirates made history on Saturday, winning their Class 1A Super Sectional game against St. Elmo, advancing the team to its first state volleyball tournament in school history.

The team’s 30-9 record also sets a program record for most wins in a single season.

The Pirates will take on Mt. Pulaski in the Class 1A State Semifinal game at Redbird Arena in Normal on Friday at 9 a.m. The Republic-Times will be there to cover Valmeyer’s run in the state tournament all weekend, check the website for updates on the team’s progress.

To read more on the Pirates’ Super Sectional win, check out this week’s paper. Or click here, to get a preview of the story.

Congratulations Pirates, good luck at State!

Teryn Schaefer

Teryn was born and raised in Waterloo, growing up watching local sports and Mon-Clair baseball. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School and loves cheering on her Tigers any chance she gets.