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Danielle Greenwood (22) and Lainey Lord (44) watch as Stephany Lord hits an attack Sept. 7 at Bishop Seabury Academy.

Jeremy Gaston
| Sports Editor

LAWRENCE—After a week off, the Lady Bearcats picked up just where they left off – winning. In fact, that’s all they’ve done.

Burlingame started the season with a 5-0 run at the Peabody-Burns Tournament, and continued with a 5-0 showing over two days at Bishop-Seabury in Lawrence last week.

“I am very happy with our success so far,” said Burlingame Coach Chelsi Gardner. “Our young team is contuing to develop very well. We are improving each day and having a great time together.”

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Lady Indians sweep week

The Osage City Lady Indians went 4-0 in their travels last week, breezing through matches Sept. 7 at Northern Heights and clearing Rock Creek and Wabaunsee in tough matches Sept. 9 at Mission Valley.

The Lady Indians dispatched Northern Heights 25-9, 25-11 in the first match, and won 25-18, 25-8 in the second.

“I was pleased with the way we played,” said Osage City Coach Tara Durkin. “We gave up a few points that allowed Northern Heights to score more points than I would have liked.”

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Lady Tigers win Flinthills tourney

ROSALIA—The Lyndon Lady Tigers’ volleyball team joined the ranks of the winning teams in Osage County with a 7-1 record last week, including a pair of league wins and a first-place finish in the Flinthills Tournament.

Lyndon opened last week with a 2-0 finish at Council Grove, beating the Lady Braves in two three-game matches. Lyndon lost the first set of the day 26-24, but finished with 25-23 and 25-21 wins.

Lyndon won the first set of the second match 28-26, won the second 22-25, and won the third 25-22.

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Lady Chargers fall at Holton


HOLTON—The Santa Fe Trail Lady Chargers slipped back two games with a pair of losses Sept. 9 at Holton, losing 25-15, 25-20 and 25-16, 25-15.

"Holton has a very solid team and one outstanding hitter,” said SFT Coach Tammy Luther. “Their blocking was very good and that is an area that we need to improve on. We struggled at the net all night.”

Hayley Shaffer led the Lady Chargers with 5 kills and 12 points; Anna Schmidt had 5 points; Jessica Abendroth had 9 assists; and Allison Zaldivar had 17 digs.

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Lady Trojans step up to .500

The Marais des Cygnes Valley Lady Trojans evened out their record 4-2 week, winning matches Sept. 7 at home and finishing 2-2 Sept. 11 at the Flinthills Tournament.

MdCV beat Kansas School for the Deaf 25-11, 25-16 and Lawrence-Veritas 25-18, 22-25, 25-19.

“We played better than last week and continued to improve,” said MdCV Coach Melissa Criqui. “Our hitters stepped up this game.”

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