Rockets come home for state tourney

For just the third time in school history, the Unity Junior High School eighth-grade volleyball team has advanced to the state tournament.
This time, however, the Rockets will be playing on their home court.
Monday night, the Rockets rallied from one set down to defeat Paxton-Buckley-Loda 21-25, 25-23, 25-20 to win the Illinois Elementary School Association Class 8 3A sectional at Hoopeston.

Read the full story in the March 16 issue of The County Star.

Categories (3):Prep Sports, Volleyball, Sports


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Vince wrote on March 14, 2017 at 5:03 pm

Here we go Rockets! Hometown support is going to be in your favor and we're gonna rock the house! I'm buying tickets for my concrete contractor crew and we'll be backing you all up!

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CarterEvelyn wrote on April 01, 2017 at 3:04 am

I had seen the Unity Junior High School eighth-grade volleyball team play and they're in form. Even on their website is a tally going on about their streak which cannot stop impressing.