The Colome High School volleyball team opens the season on Aug. 25 when they travel to Burke/South Central.
The returning letterwinners on the team are Makayla Shippy, Saydee Heath, Jaclyn Laprath, Haley Krumpus, Rayne Hermsen and Kaydee Heath.
Other members of the team are Maxtrix Noteboom, Carleen Burger, Sara O’Bryan, Jordyn Seegers, Lanie Bolton, Madison Gill, Baylie Hoffine, Clarissa Ringing Shield, Kasie Leighton, Katie Welker, Elizabeth Yeaman, Devan Dougherty, Moran Gill, Sophie Hofeldt, Ashlyn Hoffine, Landi Krumpus, Libbie Petersek, Jordyn Ring and Toree Ringing Shield.
The loss from last year’s team are Maggie McCarty and Lynn Baker.
Abby Kortan, who played last year for the Cowgirls, has moved and will be playing for Hanson High School this year.
Kathy Hrabanek is the head coach of the Cowgirls with Dee Temple as the assistant coach.
Hrabanek says the team will be experienced. She says there are very versatile players on the team.
The 2018 Colome girls volleyball schedule includes:
Aug. 25—at Burke/South Central
Sept. 1—At Gregory Tourney
Sept. 4—Lyman, home
Sept. 8—at Tripp/Delmont/Armour
Sept. 10—Marty, home
Sept. 11—at Platte-Geddes
Sept. 17—St. Francis, home
Sept. 18—at Avon
Sept. 22—at Kimball tourney
Sept. 25—at AC/DC
Sept. 29—Great Plains Conference tourney
Oct. 2—Neb. Quad
Oct. 9—at Gregory
Oct. 11—White River, home
Oct. 13—at Andes Tourney
Oct. 16—Jones County, home
Oct. 19—Crow Creek, home
Oct. 22—at Kimball/White Lake
Oct. 23—Corsica/Stickney, home
Nov. 6—Round of 16
Nov. 15-17—State meet in Sioux Falls