Tami Dillavou won't remember the highs and lows. She won't think about the trickle of all-conference and all-state mentions. Even the big milestones won't be the first thing that pops into her head.
It's Memorial Day, and the countdown to Meredith Street packing up her belongings for a dorm room at the University of Northern Iowa is at its peak.
Osage's Jaden Francis became the fourth player in its program over the last two years to commit to a Division I or II school to continue playing volleyball.
After 30 years of the Iowa State Volleyball Tournament being exclusively held in Cedar Rapids, there will be a new site starting next fall.
From a city of over 3,568 people via the 2020 Census to the largest city in Georgia, Kaebre Sullivan is diving head first into a sport that she admittedly has very little experience in.
Six area teams had winning records, two were conference champs and Osage qualified for state again. The Globe Gazette's 2021 All-Area volleyball team is here.
Burlington Notre Dame swept across the scoreboard with a dizzying flurry of sets to ambush Springville 3-1 in an Iowa girls volleyball matchup.
West Liberty notched a win on the victory belt after defeating Davenport Assumption 3-2 in an Iowa girls volleyball matchup on November 3.
Hull Western Christian donned the rally caps and found a fit in dropping Osage 3-1 on Wednesday for an Iowa girls volleyball victory on November 3.
Springville corralled Traer North Tama's offense and never let go to fuel a 3-0 victory in Iowa girls volleyball on November 3.
Eldridge North Scott cut in front fast, but Waverly-Sr bounced aside that challenge and collected a 3-1 victory in Iowa girls volleyball action on November 3.
Yes, Epworth Western Dubuque looked superb in beating Marion, but no autographs please after its 3-1 victory in Iowa girls volleyball action on November 3.
The Green Devils couldn't quite keep up with No. 3 Western Christian on Wednesday in the state semifinals.
Springville swept across the scoreboard with a dizzying flurry of sets to ambush Gladbrook-Reinbeck 3-1 on November 2 in Iowa girls high school volleyball.
The Osage volleyball team sure didn't look like the underdog in a 3-0 sweep of No. 2 Wilton on Tuesday in the state quarterfinals.
It was a quiet night for the scoreboard operators on one side, where the digit never moved off 0 in Eldridge North Scott's 3-0 beating of Bondurant-Farrar during this Iowa girls high school volleyball game.
Johnston trucked North Liberty on the road to a 3-2 victory in an Iowa girls volleyball matchup.
Look around St. Ansgar High School and you don't see specialization in one sport.
The Osage volleyball team's theme this season was reload, not rebuild. It's safe to say there were no signs of rebuilding this season for the Green Devils.
The Osage volleyball team pulled off a 3-2 comeback win over Sumner-Fredericksburg on Wednesday night in the regional championship. Catch all the photos here.
Traer North Tama shook off a slow start and pulled away for a 3-1 win over Lisbon on October 27 in Iowa girls high school volleyball.
The Osage volleyball team wasn't about to go down without a fight.
Too big, too deep and too driven for a return trip to the state tournament.
"We finally had all of our players playing their best on the same night for the entire postseason run. I think that's something to really build on."
Jim Boehmer was blunt after Monday's Class 2A regional semifinal setback to ninth-ranked Osage.
Gut-tough defense was the order of the day when Eldridge North Scott stuffed Central DeWitt 3-0 to the tune of a shutout in an Iowa girls volleyball matchup on October 26.
Osage has consistently been a top-15 team in a loaded Class 2A field. St. Ansgar is on a 13-match winning streak and bound for a second consecutive regional final.
Osage ran its quick sets to near perfection in the first set Monday night. It rallied to claim the second set. It was dominant in the third set.