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New Head Coach: East Volleyball Nets Former Marquette Player

Photo courtesy of Marquette University.

By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

As fall 2017 rolls around, there will be some new blood associated with the East volleyball program. Former Marquette volleyball player Sara Blasier will be the new head coach for the Lady Suns.

Blasier grew up in Slinger and is the oldest of four kids in her family. However, she played for West Bend West High School her ninth grade year and later transferred to Slinger High School for her remaining three. Continue reading

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The Comeback Kid

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Odness returns to the court after severe knee injury

By Anthony Schlass, Current Staff

West Bend East senior Elizabeth Odness wasn’t used to becoming emotional before a basketball game. But she had never had to wait six months to play, either. Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted

By Jessica Steger, Current Staff

Talk about the ultimate all-sports all-star.

Dennis Ziegler, the new East athletic director, has committed to a year-long challenge. He has extended an invitation to all East sports teams to give him an athletic challenge, and he will fulfill that request at their practice for that day.

On Tuesday, Ziegler joined the boys varsity soccer team for a pk5 shootout, acting as both a goalie and a shooter. He previously ran with the girls cross country team, running eight Decorah Hills, and joined the girls volleyball team by performing a five-ball drill with them. Continue reading

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Nine Seniors Pay It Forward

Senior Delaney McCreary is lifted by her teammates after East volleyball defeated Slinger to win the conference championship.  McCreary is one of nine seniors leaving the team.

Senior Delaney McCreary is lifted by her teammates after East volleyball
defeated Slinger to win the conference championship.

By Hannah Johnson, Current Staff

Championship teams are often taken apart, but for East varsity volleyball the problem isn’t salaries or player trades—it’s the team’s graduation rate.

This year, the East varsity volleyball team had an extremely successful season, ending as undefeated conference champs. This was an exciting moment for the team, but the end of the season also meant the end of East volleyball for nine important seniors. Continue reading

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