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Huskies clinch league volleyball title with win over Sisters


October 17, 2018

SWEET HOME players and their coach, Mary Hutchins, left, celebrate their first league title in recent history after beating Sisters in a hard-fought match.

Sweet Home's volleyball team won its first league title in years Monday night, with a 3-2 win over Sisters, last year's state champion.

"I don't think it's sunk in," said Head Coach Mary Hutchins, who took over the program three years ago and curried young talent to the point that the Huskies were able Monday to withstand some withering competition from the Outlaws. The scores tell the story: 25-23, 22-25, 22-25, 25-23 and 15-13.

"I feel like, in our normal fashion, we do not give up," Hutchins said after the match. "Sisters is a really tough team. They really dominated. They have lots of...

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