Putnam County Junior High Volleyball

The Putnam County 8th grade girls are excited to put away a 25-19, 25-11, 25-23 over Ottawa Marquette on Senior Night.
The Putnam County 8th grade girls are excited to put away a 25-19, 25-11, 25-23 over Ottawa Marquette on Senior Night.
Putnam County volleyball team celebrated 8th grade night with a victory over Ottawa Marquette. Eighth-grade girls are (left to right) Ashley Cano, Emmallee Waclaw, Ella Pyszka, Teaghan Gualandi-Sarver, Ella Irwin, Addy leatherman and Cadie Bickett.
The Putnam County 8th grade volleyball team won the Marsailles Tournament. The Lady Pumas defeated MVP in the first round 21-25, 25-20,15-9 and Marsailles 25-19, 25-22 to advance to the championship to defeat Ottawa Marquette 25-23, 25-21. Team members are (front row) Emmalee Waclaw, Lanie Caukins, Cadie Bickett and Ashley Cano; and (back row) assistant coach Madison Solomon, Myah Richardson, Ella Irwin, Teaghan Gualandi-Sarcee, Ella Pyszka, Addy Leatherman and head coach Shannon Jenkins.
The Putnam County 7th grade volleyball team took third place in the Tri-County Tournament. The Lady Pumas defeated Fieldcrest to advance 25-17, 25-17, lost to Ronoake Benson, 18-25, 13-25 before defeating El Paso-Gridley  25-12, 22-25,  25-21 to take third place.
Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin has been sports editor of the BCR since 1986. He previously was sports editor of the St. Louis Daily News and was a regular contributor for the St. Louis Cardinals' magazine. He is a 2021 inductee into the IBCA Hall of Fame as a media member and named as 2020/2021 IPA and 2021 NINA Best Sports Columnist for nondailys.