2013-09-05 / Sports

Lady Spartans Set To Defend Championship


Standing, back row: Sarah Hollinshead, Jessi Keefer, DeAnne Dickerson; kneeling: Gabby Danner and Reva Souders. Standing, back row: Sarah Hollinshead, Jessi Keefer, DeAnne Dickerson; kneeling: Gabby Danner and Reva Souders. The 2013 edition of McConnellsburg Lady Spartan volleyball opened its regular season by hosting Hyndman on Tuesday and Fannett- Metal at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday. On Saturday, September 7, the team will challenge to defend its title in this year’s 24th annual MHS Lady Spartan tournament.

This year’s tournament, sponsored by the MHS Volleyball Club, will feature five teams playing in one pool. The top-two teams from the pool will advance to the team championship match. Schools entered are Bedford, Broadfording Academy, James Buchanan, Shippensburg and McConnellsburg.

Tournament pool play begins at 9 a.m. in McConnellsburg High School gym. The championship is scheduled to start at approximately 4: 30 p. m., with the awards presenation to follow immediately. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for students for the entire day. The volleyball parents will be selling concessions.

The MHS Volleyball Club extends a cordial invitation to everyone to visit the tournament and enjoy some exciting early season volleyball action.

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