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Volleyball team beats Stayton, Newport as it tunes up for league


September 12, 2017

Sweet Home’s volleyball team enters the league season this week with a nearly unblemished record.

The Huskies are 3-0 in regular best-of-five matches, and won five of eight games at the Cascade Tournament.

“It was a really good week,” Coach Mary Hutchins said.

Coming off a season-opening sweep of Douglas on Aug. 30, Sweet Home beat Stayton and Newport on the road last week.

Against Stayton on Sept. 5, the Huskies had to adjust to the Eagles’ style of play before prevailing, 25-23, 25-13, 25-21.

“They try to take you out of your system,” Hutchins said of Stayton. “They hav...

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