Shelbyville Daily Union


September 6, 2013

Comets Cream Cumberland

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Stew-Stras volleyball isn't playing their best, but they still started the season 2-0, after creaming Cumberland on Thursday, 25-12, 25-14.

"I'm still waiting to see my team from this summer," said Comet coach Ronda Schlechte. "We need to set the speed of the game, instead of letting the other teams control it. The girls played well enough to win this week, but it will hurt us against stronger teams. Hitting went well along with our defense. Serve receive is one area I would like to see improve."

Stew-Stras dished out 21 assists for the 25 team kills. Becca Schlechte dished 12 assists and Baylee Quast eight.

Kendall Knop and Brittani Tabbert were the net threats with eight and seven kills, respecyively. Knop also led the team with 5 of their 10 team aces.

Sarah Locke got down for a team-high eight digs to lead the defense. Knop and Tabbert followed with six and five, respectively.

In the JV match, Jill Conder and Schlechte combined for 17 aces, nine and eight respectively. Conder also dished six assists, while Skylar Vonderheide had three of the nine kills.

Stew-Stras varsity (2-0, 1-0 NTC) and JV (2-0, 1-0 NTC) hosts Arcola on Monday.



Stew-Stras def. Cumberland, 25-12, 25-14

Ram stats: Becca Schlechte 3 ace s, 2 kills, 12 assists, 3 digs; Baylee Quast 1 ace, 2 kills, 8 assists, 4 digs; Kendall Knop 5 aces, 8 kills, 6 digs; Brittani Tabbert 7 kills, 5 digs; Sarah Locke 1 ace, 8 digs; Lindsay Burton 6 kills, 1 assist.


Stew-Stras def. Cumberland, 25-12, 25-17

Stew stats: Jill Conder 9 aces, 2 kills, 6 assists, 3 digs; Becca Schlechte 8 aces, 1 kill; Skylar Vonderheide 2 aces, 3 kills, 1 assist, 2 digs; Clara Kaufman 2 aces, 2 kills, 1 dig; Vanessa Milby 3 digs; Kasee Garrett 1 assist, 2 digs; Kaitlin Slifer 1 ace; Olivia Gratz 1 kill, 1 dig.



Text Only
  • Fundraising Swim Party Tomorrow The Shelbyville Laker Swim Team have a swim party fundraiser on July 23rd at the Shelbyville Family Aquatic Center from 8-10 p.m. Cost is $5 per entry and we will have a DJ. Funds raised help with the cost of ribbons, conference entry fees, and end o

    July 21, 2014

  • romack bb rant Shelby rapped by Rantoul After the gut-check win on Saturday, Shelby had to play Rantoul Sunday morning. Shelby lost earlier to Rantoul at the Mattoon Firecracker Tourney, 9-1. Sunday’s district game was a repeat. Rantoul won 8-2.Shelby drew first blood as Christian Vonderhe

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • romack bb Shelby Opens Beating Danville Shelby Legion opened the Danville Section of the Charleston District Tournament on Saturday, playing Danville, a team that had beaten them twice. Danville won 10-0 in their first meeting this summer, then broke Shelby’s heart with a 5-4 win in the fi

    July 21, 2014 5 Photos

  • hendryx bb last Danville Dismantles Shelby Legion Shelby Legion had to play Danville for the fourth time this summer and win to avoid elimination. It didn’t happen. Danville dismantled Shelby and sent them home for the season, 12-0.Danville hitters were just too much and Shelby only scratched out fi

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • Shelby Moulton Softball Sign-Up Moulton Middle School Softball will hols registration and a parent meeting on Wednesday, July 23 at 6 p.m. Girls entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades will be eligible for tryouts. Girls must have athletic physicals completed by July 28, 2014.

    July 21, 2014

  • Stock Car Racing At Christian County Fair MACON, Ill. - Stock car racing will rev up the Christian County Fair for the first time in decades when the Larry’s Service Center Triple 25 hits the quarter-mile fairgrounds dirt track in Taylorville on Thursday, July 24 during the Christian County

    July 21, 2014

  • Shelby Ram Football Schedule Tuesday, July 22Workout, 6:30-8 a.m.; 7 on 7 at LSA, 6 p.m.Wednesday, July 23Workout and Field Time, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Thursday, July 24Workout, 6:30-8 a.m.Saturday, July 26Workout, 9-10:15 a.m.Sunday, July 27 Summer Camp, 3-5 p.m.Monday, July 28 Summer

    July 21, 2014

  • rhodes shc Rhodes Edges Ruff Carroll Rhodes stood as king of the hill at Shelbyville Horseshoe Club, after edging out perennial champion Lloyd Ruff for the Class A championship.Rhodes and his partner Dorothy Hack knocked off Ruff and his partner Patty Doty in the first match of

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • mcgills fom catch McGill's Snag Bass Win As fish were brought to the scales on Saturday, it was clear that the father-son duo of Mike and Dalton McGill of Findlay would win the first place award and probably the points champion award. Bright and early Saturday morning with the sun coming up

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • extreme notre dame Shelby Trio Summer Champs A trio of Shelbyville baseball players spent the summer as part of an elite team that won four championships.Incoming SHS freshman Tylr Gottfriedt, Quinn Martz and Turner Pullen spent the summer playing baseball with the 14U Effingham PAC Team Extrem

    July 21, 2014 3 Photos