Volleyball Team
2016 Volleyball Team
Back row from left: Cheyenne Nickelson and Emily Buchholz
2nd row from left: Cassidi Hickson, Elena Luzi, Bailey Mattke, Emma Anderson, Janae Huxman, and Poli Theodosiou
3rd row from left: Allie Mattke, Paige Post, Brenna Flax, Jenna Howard, Adrianne Carr, and Lacey Windholz
Front row from left: Rylee Spencer, Hadley Folsom, Elizabeth Frost, Gracie Pfannenstiel, Hannah Kinderknecht,Taylor Hardman, and Adell Riedel




Taylor Sells selected for MCL All-League Second team

MCL Taylor

MCL Volleyball coaches gathered in Plainville to nominate and voted for All-League honors. Taylor Sells made second team, meaning she was selected as one of the top 12 players in the league. Coach Bailey Belisle shared how proud she is of Sells.“I am very proud of Taylor for receiving such an honor, as a junior, in such a competitive league. She was chosen due to her high volleyball IQ, as well as her ability to push her hitters out of their comfort zone when running hitting options. ”




Trego volleyball player becomes an all-star

All star
Setting the ball, Emily Buchholz demonstates her skills that got her nominated for the All-Star Volleyball Match on November 13.

Rosters for the 10th Annual Northwest Kansas All-Star Volleyball Match were announced by Colby Community College and included TCHS senior Emily Buchholz.

The All-Star game was on Sunday, November 13. All matches were held in the Colby Community Building and were the best of three sets. Buchholz played on Team #1

There were four teams competing.  These teams were made up of seniors from teams all across northwestern Kansas.  Therefore, Buchholz, who was nominated by Coach Bailey Belisle, played with one time opponents from area schools such as Norton, Ness City, and Hoxie.

Buchholz enjoyed the experience, which included a morning of practice with her All-Star team coached by Rebecca Rains of Wallace County High School.

“I’m very happy that I got the chance to play in my Trego jersey one last time,” stated Buchholz.  It was an interesting experience playing with the girls who have been my competitors all these years of high school.”




Lady Eagles strive to be the best in 2016

Volleyball Season
After a drill, volleyball players give each other encouragement.

By Helen Giefer
The 2016 Eagle volleyball team is determined to grow through the 2016 season.

With 22 girls out for volleyball, Coach Bailey Belisle commented that she wants to “ensure that we have a positive, successful season” and hopes for improvement in both the team and each individual athlete.

She reflected that she wants the team to bring “variety, positivity, and intensity to our practices” to prepare for competition.  In addition, Belisle would like to especially focus on unity this year.

According to Cheyenne Nickelson, one of the seniors out for volleyball, the team will face a challenge since it is made up mainly of younger girls; however, she believes that its strength will come from working together well as a team, running “quick plays with our setter,” and having “strong hitters in our front row.”  

Team goals for the season include winning many games, beating the strong teams in the league, and becoming “a threat to all teams,” Nickelson commented. The volleyball team also hopes to “advance to the State Championship.”

When asked what stands out most about the team as a whole, Nickelson replied, “We have a young team, but we are determined to break through and be the best team we can possibly be.”


Varsity Schedule Story 10-25
8/26 Trego, Victoria @ LaCrosse 4pm
8/30 Trego, TMP @ Stockton 5pm
9/6 Trego, Smith Center, Norton @ Plainville 4pm
9/10 Trego Invitational @ Home 8:30am
9/13 Norton, Oakley @ Home 5pm
9/20 Trego, Ellis @ Plainville 4:30pm
9/27 Trego, Hill City, Phillipsburg @ Ellis 4pm
10/4 Plainville, Ellis @ Home 5pm
10/6 Trego Phillipsburg @ Hoxie 5pm
10/8 Hill City Ringneck Classic @ Hill City 9am
10/11 Trego, Golden Plains, Wheatland @ Dighton 3:30 pm
10/13-10/15 MCL @ TMP
10/22 Sub-State TBA
10/28-29 State TBA