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Cottey Comets Volleyball

Cottey College hosts academic and athletic awards ceremony (06/03/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Several athletes from each of the three athletics teams Cottey College fielded during last school year received awards at the school's annual awards ceremony, May 17. Individual awards for the Comets basketball, volleyball and softball teams were announced by volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman, while softball coach Shelli Stanley handed out the awards. ...
Madelyn Underwood signs with Cottey volleyball (03/15/14)
Taylor signs with Cottey (03/04/14)
Katherine Brockus signs with Cottey volleyball (02/27/14)
Cottey volleyball signs returning players (02/05/14)
Curnes signs with Cottey (01/30/14)
Comets earn All Region honors (11/07/13)
Three members of the Cottey College Comets volleyball team have had their names added to the 2013 All- Region team rosters. In a Region meeting, the coaches select 10 players on their form to receive All-Region honors. Northeast Oklahoma A&M Community College is not included in the Region voting, so there are five schools voting. Anyone receiving less than four votes is automatically placed on the second team, and those receiving at least four votes each, are placed on the first team...
Comets fall to NEO at home (10/24/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor "I'm actually pleased with my players for Monday and tonight's match." Those words out of the mouth of Cottey College Comets head coach Marla Kannady Foreman might be a bit difficult to believe for fans who were at Hinkhouse Center Wednesday night to watch the Comets drop their 13th match of the season. ...
Cottey College volleyball falls to Fort Scott (10/23/13)
The Lady Greyhounds of Fort Scott Community College defeated the Cottey College Comets, three sets to one, Monday night in a volleyball match in the gym at Cottey's Hinkhouse Center. "A coach doesn't always want to do this, but sometimes, they just have to turn the tables upside down to pull the best they can out of their players," Comets head coach Marla Kannady Foreman said. ...
Comets volleyball defeats Labette County (10/09/13)
The Cottey College Comets volleyball team played at home in front of the largest crowd of the season Saturday afternoon, taking on Labette Community College on Family Weekend. "What an amazing day at Cottey," Comets head coach Marla Kannady Foreman said. ...
Cottey volleyball dominates home opener (10/02/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor "I will tell you, my players are excited about being at home." The Cottey College Comets and head coach Marla Kannady Foreman got an opportunity Tuesday night they haven't had all season long -- playing at home. They took full advantage of the excitement and psychological edge that always provides, putting on a dominant performance in a 25-6, 25-4, 25-12 victory...
Cottey College volleyball falls at Fort Scott (09/25/13)
FORT SCOTT -- The Fort Scott Community College Lady Greyhounds swept the Cottey College Comets in a volleyball match Monday night at Fort Scott Community College's Arnold Arena, by the final scores of 25-20, 25-17 and 25-18. "We played really well the first game and a half, despite the loss in game one," Comets head coach Marla Kannady Foreman said. ...
Comets fall to Ozark Christian (09/18/13)
JOPLIN -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team fell to 1-6 on the season Tuesday night with a three-set loss to Ozark Christian College, by the final scores of 25-17, 25-19 and 25-20. "Their serving kept us out of system most of the evening, which then left us playing defense a lot," Comets head coach Marla Kannady Foreman said. "I can't really think of any one player who stood out for the Comets."...
Cottey College Comets earn year's first win (09/17/13)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team improved to 1-5 on the season Friday night after a win over the Lady Pirates of Independence Community College. The Comets dropped the first and third sets, but ultimately held on to take the victory in five, by the final scores of 25-17, 25-21, 25-14, 25-22 and 15-13...
Cottey Comets fall at NEO (09/05/13)
MIAMI, Okla. -- The Cottey College Comets dropped their third match of the season Wednesday, at Northeast Oklahoma A&M Community College. Though things did improve for the Comets between Friday night's season opener and Wednesday, but it wasn't quite enough as NEO took the victory in three sets, by the final scores of 25-13, 25-18 and 25-23...
Chemistry is key for Cottey Comets volleyball (08/31/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor The Cottey College volleyball team features five sophomores and five incoming freshmen and head coach Marla Kannady Foreman says chemistry between her and her players will be one of the most significant keys to her squad's success this season...
Cottey Comets honored as All-Academic team (06/20/13)
The National Junior College Athletic Association has designated the Cottey College Comets volleyball team as a 2012-13 All-Academic team. The Comets made the list with a combined team grade point average of 3.13. To be named to the NJCAA All-Academic list, a team's cumulative GPA must be better than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale...
Comets volleyball builds on strong core (04/23/13)
By Floyd Jernigan Nevada Daily Mail Cottey College volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman will add at least five incoming freshmen to a handful of returning players, even as she sees a solid group of sophomores depart for new schools. Several Cottey sophomore players were awarded Region XVI first- and second-team honors, all of whom are graduating this spring...
Comets earn All-Region honors (11/17/12)
Herald-Tribune NEVADA -- Following the Region XVI postseason volleyball tournament, the Cottey College Comets learned that three of their players were named to All-Region teams. Sophomores Kymee Bair and Alexis Self were both named to the first team, while sophomore Kristina Coverdell was named to the second team...
Greyhounds sweep Comets in season finale (10/27/12)
By Scott Nuzum Herald-Tribune FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott Community College and Cottey College faced each other at Arnold Arena Friday night in the final match of the regular season for both schools. The Greyhounds swept the visiting Comets, 25-16, 25-21, 25-17...
Comets volleyball falls to NEO at home (10/18/12)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail Aggression. It's one of the most vital parts to any team's success in any sport and it's also the one thing head coach Marla Kannady Foreman's Cottey College Comets volleyball team lacks this season and that showed in a big way Wednesday when the Comets took on the Lady Norse of Northeast Oklahoma A&M Community College at Hinkhouse Center...
Comets volleyball defeats Labette County (10/16/12)
Nevada Daily Mail PARSONS, Kan. -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team added another victory to its record in a road match at Labette County Community College Friday night. The Comets did drop the second set of the night, but ultimately held on to take the victory by the final scores of 25-19, 25-23, 25-13 and 26-24...
Cottey Comets volleyball splits weekend matches (10/08/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey Comet volleyball team split a pair of matches over the weekend in the gym at the Hinkhouse Center. The Comets defeated Baptist Bible College Friday night in three sets, 25-13, 25-13 and 25-16 on Dig Pink Night for breast cancer awareness. Hannah Wilson led the Comets with three aces, while Skyler Ford recorded a team-high 10 kills and five blocks. Kymee Bair and Alexis Self each recorded five digs and Self led the Comets with 20 assists...
Cottey Comets volleyball falls at Allen County (10/02/12)
Nevada Daily Mail IOLA, Kan. -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team went back out on the road Friday to take on Allen County Community College and came home with less than favorable results. Allen County won the match in three sets by the final scores of 25-10, 25-12 and 29-27. Lauren Johnson led the Comets with four aces, while Hannah Wilson recorded 10 assists. Erica Phillips added a team-high five blocks and Kymee Bair recorded 11 digs...
Cottey Comets defeat Wentworth at home (09/27/12)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets came into competition with a chance to do something that any coach in any sport at any level would say is one of the most difficult feats to accomplish -- beat the same time three times. Wentworth Military Academy gave the Comets all they wanted in the first two meetings between the two squads, forcing a five-set shootout in the season-opening triangular at Lexington, Mo., and forcing a decisive third set at the region seeding tournament last weekend. ...
Cottey volleyball fares well at seeding tournament (09/25/12)
Nevada Daily Mail ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Cottey College volleyball team won two of its three matches over the weekend in a tournament at the regional seeding tournament. The Comets opened the tournament with a loss to East Central by the final scores of 25-20 and 25-16. The biggest issue in that match for the Comets, as it was all day, was kill percentage as they finished at just 8 percent in the opening set and 2 percent in the second...
Comets fall to Fort Scott (09/20/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets volleyball team suffered its fourth setback of the season Wednesday when the Greyhounds of Fort Scott Community College invaded the gym at Hinkhouse Center. The Comets stayed in the match throughout nearly the whole night, but ultimately Fort Scott was just too much for the Comets to handle. ...
Comets defeat Ozark Christian (09/19/12)
Nevada Daily Mail JOPLIN, Mo. -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team and head coach Marla Kannady Foreman got a measure of revenge for their first home loss of the season when they traveled to Ozark Christian College Monday night. In the first meeting between the two squads, the Comets looked tentative in nearly everything they did throughout the match and ultimately it cost them, as OCC recovered quickly from an opening set loss to take the match, three sets to one. ...
Comets defeat Labette County (09/18/12)
Nevada Daily Mail "There are two types of fires. One is the fire that can consume you and burn everything up around you, including yourself, if you are in the middle of it. The other type is a refining fire. This type of fire actually burns the stuff you don't need, and molds and shapes you into sometimes a precious jewel or item."...
Comets fall on the road (09/13/12)
Nevada Daily Mail MIAMI, Okla. -- The Cottey College Comets volleyball team went out on the road Wednesday and put on what head coach Marla Kannady Foreman called a "very disappointing" performance. Against a Northeast Oklahoma roster full of almost all sophomores, the Comets appeared to be simply overwhelmed and ultimately lost the match in three sets by the final scores of 25-8, 25-10 and 25-16. ...
Comets drop home opener, 3-1 (09/05/12)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail "We do have more talent than the last two years." Cottey College Comets head volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman knows from an intellectual standpoint what she has in her squad this year, but that added talent was nowhere to be found on the court at Hinkhouse Center against the Ambassadors of Ozark Christian College Tuesday night...
Holland to sign with Cottey (06/15/10)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets and head coach Marla Kannady Foreman have added another new signee for the 2010 volleyball season. Rebecca "Blaik" Holland comes from Fort Scott High School and will have the potential of specializing in the outside hitter and setter positions. She is scheduled to sign a letter of intent to join the team this week. Holland's sister, Katelyn, played at Nevada High school and then played at Fort Scott Community College after high school...
Pierce signs with Cottey (01/27/10)
The Cottey College volleyball team added another new recruit this week as McDonald County High School outside hitter Sam Pierce signed a letter of intent to play for the Comets next fall. Front row: Sam Pierce and parents Cindy and Curtis Largent. Back row: McDonald County volleyball coach Bev Goff, David and Diana Pierce and Cottey College head volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman...
Comets drop final home match (10/27/08)
The Cottey Comets suffered their seventh loss of the season in an up-and-down match against Northeast Oklahoma A&M Community College Monday night. The night started off very well for the Comets as they took the early lead at 5-2, after a 3-0 run near the start of the match. After spending the next several serves extending their lead a point at a time, the Comets went on a 4-0 run to make it 13-5...
Cottey Comets take two home wins (09/09/08)
The Cottey Comets swept two games Saturday during a tri-match against the Fort Scott, Kan. Community College Lady Greyhounds and the Labette County, Kan. Community College Lady Cardinals, extending their record to 3-1. Cottey started the day with a 3-2 win over Labette County and finished with a 3-0 win over the Lady Greyhounds in the third match of the day. Labette County beat the Lady Greyhounds 3-0 in the second match...
Cottey College loses in first round (11/07/07)
ST. LOUIS--The Cottey College volleyball Comets late-season woes carried over into the postseason. The fourth-seeded Comets dropped their first match of the District/Region XVI tournament to the fifth-seeded St. Louis Community College-Meramec Magic 30-15, 30-19, 30-27 on Friday night...
Comets take two of three in tournament (09/26/07)
The Cottey College Comets traveled to Lee's Summit, Mo,, for a pre-Regional/District tournament hosted at Longview Community College. The Comets played matches against East Central College, St. Louis Community College-Meramec, and St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley taking victory against two of the three opponents, falling only to East Central. ...
Comets win three over the weekend (09/21/07)
The Cottey College Comets made their weekend trip to Columbia, Mo., a good one as they won all three of their matches in a tournament at Stephens College. In the opening match against Stephens, the Comets prevailed in four games: 28-30, 30-21, 30-22, and 30-21. Taking the floor against Westminster College, Cottey was again victorious in four games: 28-30, 32-30, 30-13, and 30-21. In the final match of a long afternoon, the Comets swept Baptist Bible College in three: 30-12, 30-16, and 30-13...
Time for Cotteyball (08/18/07)
A new season of Cottey College volleyball is about to begin. The Comets will be sporting seven new faces, along with two returning starters from last year. "I feel very good about my players and the wonderful opportunity we have to be successful this coming fall." Cottey head volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman said...
Comet volleyball signs two for fall (05/03/07)