Warhawks continue slide

West Fork’s Kylie Laudner reaches for a dig while on the move during the Warhawks’ Top of Iowa East Conference match against Central Springs at home on Thursday, Sept. 27. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – When West Fork’s volleyball team started the season, it was off to a hot start, winning seven of its first nine matches.

However, a slew of injuries has sent the Warhawks reeling as they notched their sixth loss in a row in a home sweep by Central Springs.

It was a slow start for coach Abbee Dickman’s team in the first set that sent her and her team to the locker room where she had a few things to say, following that, West Fork played much better but it wasn’t enough to avoid the 25-12, 25-22, 27-25 loss to the Panthers.

“We needed to move our feet and needed to block, we just weren’t moving,” Dickman said of the discussion in private...

The full story appears in the Oct. 3 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.