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Arbini Tabbed as New STLCC Volleyball Coach

After a year’s hiatus, the St. Louis Community College volleyball team will return to the court in 2015, and Chris Arbini will be the new head coach. Arbini brings a wealth of experience coaching at a variety of levels, including at both the collegiate and high school levels in the greater St. Louis region. Arbini […]

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Archers Head to District Tourney

The St. Louis Community College volleyball squad dropped a three-set match to Lincoln Christian Oct. 28 and now heads to the District O Tournament Nov. 1-2 at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo. In action against Lincoln Christian on Sophomore Night, Colleen Raftery, above, collects one of her 15 digs in the match while teammates Kariyah […]

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Volleyball Drops Home Contest to Lewis and Clark

The St. Louis Community College volleyball team hosted its annual Cancer Awareness match Oct. 14 against Lewis and Clark Community College. The Trailblazers’outside hitter Hannah Baker manages to hit one between Archers defenders Kariyah Ward (McCluer North), left, and Gabby Reed (Webster). Defensive specialist Colleen Raftery (McCluer North) prepares to dig the shot. The Archers fell […]

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Volleyball Takes Step Forward in Loss to Jefferson College

Entering the final two weeks of the regular season, Archers coach Johnna Kinney had seen a series of improved performances in the first half of the season turn to frustration. That disconcerting trend turned once again toward the positive on Wednesday. Despite the 25-12, 25-12, 25-12 loss to Jefferson College, Kinney saw a return of […]

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Archers Suffer Pair of Home Losses

The results for Archers volleyball head coach Johnna Kinney continue to be mixed through the first month of the season. Unfortunately for Kinney and her players, none of those results has included a victory. STLCC dropped its 11th and 12th matches of the season over the weekend, including 3-0 losses to Blackhawk East College and […]

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Volleyball Takes another Step Forward against East Central

It’s been a long time since the St. Louis Community College volleyball team had performed as well as it did against East Central College in the home match on Wednesday, when the Archers won the second set and took the Falcons to the brink in two others. “It’s been seven years,” head coach Johnna Kinney […]

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Volleyball Continues to Progress but Comes Up Short

For Johnna Kinney, judging progress does not always define itself within convenient win and loss parameters. Looking at her team from strictly those guidelines would miss a significant amount of development in the season’s first two weeks. The Archers, while 0-5, have performed well in a majority of those contests, including Tuesday’s 23-25, 17-25, 23-25 […]

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Volleyball Returns from First Road Trip Winless

A bounce this way or a break that way, and last weekend’s trip to Chicago looks very different for the St. Louis Community College volleyball team. The Archers dropped the weekend’s first game to Lake County College by the narrowest of margins, falling in five sets, 25-22, 23-25, 22-25, 25-22, 13-15. Physically fatigued and mentally […]

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Volleyball Falls to SWIC in Season Opener

While on the surface, a three-set loss would appear a less than ideal opening to a season, the Archers’ loss to Southwestern Illinois College yielded much more than initially meets the eye.  The Archers fell 25-17, 25-16 and 25-17 Thursday, but STLCC was competitive in each of the three sets early on before succumbing late, […]

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Archers Prepare for 2013 with Revamped Roster

With a quick glance across the gym during practice this week, head coach Johnna Kinney could quickly see this year’s Archers would be a very different group from the 2012 version. Armed with a 14-player roster, Kinney expects depth to be a strength in 2013, a change from having just 10 players to deploy last […]

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