Norfolk High volleyball looks to ride momentum of Saturday into Grand Island tonight

The Norfolk High volleyball team is 3-2 to start the season after action last Thursday & Saturday. 

They lost their opener to Lincoln Southwest 3-0 last Thursday and then sported a 3-1 record last Saturday at their own invitational.  The Lady Panthers beat Yankton 2-0, Lincoln High 2-1, Hastings 2-0, and lost to Kearney 2-0.  Norfolk returns five players with starting experience in Anden Baumann, Jalen Hoffman, Leah Petty, Karly Kalin, and Ali Sovereign from last year’s 17-19 team.  The Lady Panthers return to action this evening when they visit 0-3 Grand Island at 6:30.

In other news

The Norfolk High softball team routed South Sioux City in a single game last night at home 12-0.  Sydney Rader twirled a three-inning no hitter and hit a home run as the Lady Panthers improved to 9-7 on the season.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers showcased a strong defense and a balanced attack in earning their first win of the season.  Peyton Barber ran for 82 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries as the Bucs silenced the Panthers, 20-14 at Carolina.  Jameis Winston was 16 of 25 for 208 yards, one touchdown an…