Middle School
510 S. 9th St | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7780 | Fax: 608-789-7181




Grades: 7-8


7th Grade Head Coach:

Scott Bagniefski –


8th Grade Head Coach:  Melissa Norman –



Assistant Coach:  Gabrielle Strittmater


Sign Up: Online prior to start of season

Team Meeting: September 3
First Day of Practice: September 4
(To sign up online click HERE)


School Year Practices:
Every school day beginning September 4 after school until 4:30pm in the Lincoln gymnasiums. Please make arrangements to have your child picked up at 4:30. Games usually last about 90 minutes with the B team playing first and then the A team. Students are bussed to and from away games. A “DECLINE OF TRANSPORTATION” form is required if students want to ride home with a parent from away games. There is no practice on early release or non-school days.






9/24/19-V-WEST SALEM7th grade volleyball team battled West Salem Tues. after school and made some huge strides in learning the game of volleyball. They showed tremendous hustle and heart all night. The highlight of the match came in game 6 when the team had 7 bump, set, spikes. Players of the night were: Camille Johnson, Olivia Sake, Laurel Erickson, Magdelena Mattie, and Marissa Oium-Kuecker.


9/23/19 -V-LONGFELLOW:  Lincoln 7th grade volleyball team battled Longfellow yesterday & played some of their best volleyball of the season. The team showed great hustle, fantastic enthusiasm and a lot of energy. Players of the night were Luna Edwards, Autumn Merrell, Elsa Krzych, and Tabitha Meyer. The girls travel to West Salem tonight.


9/19/19 -V- WESTBY:  7th grade volleyball team traveled to Westby for an evening match. The girls came out a bit flat at the start but played better as the match went on and won the last 2 games in exciting fashion. Players of the night were Maggie Herath who had 4 kills at the net, Anya Westrich, Laya Bahr and Anna Moua.


9/16/19 -V-ONALASKA:  The 8th grade girls volleyball team represented Lincoln well and battled Onalaska. The Be team went 3-0 with Sarah Vandermolen finishing with 3 Aces in the final game and Lilly Novak with 5 Kills on the night. The A team fell to Onalaska 1-2 but played in system and served strong.  Ella Boge had 7 Aces and Aaliyah Hamilton finished with 3 kills. Great efforts ladies.  7th Grade volleyball team played their 2nd match of the year against last night against a very tough Onalaska team. The team played with great hustle and enthusiasm and served very well. Players of the night were Olivia White, Maggie Herath, & Piper Amundson.


9/12/19 -V-TOMAH7th grade volleyball team started their season against Tomah and played exceptionally well. The team won 3 of 6 games. There was a lot of excitement & noise in the gym last night and the girls served well for the first game of the year. Players of the night were Annabelle Flores who served 13 straight points in game 2, Laurel Erickson who passed like a pro, and Magdelena Mattie who also served extremely well. Reminder about practice tonight right after school til 4:30.




10/9/18 -V- AQUINAS:  7th Grade volleyball team ran into a tough Aquinas team Monday as they won 2 of 6 games but Lincoln showed a lot of great teamwork and hustle in a challenging match. They struggled handling serves but kept their composure and continued to battle every game. Players of the night were: Isabella Masewicz, Liberty Sprain, Sarah Vandermolen, Greta Vianden.


10/8/18 -V- G.E.T.:  7th grade vball team continued their hot streak of great volleyball as they took 4 of 6 games from GET last night. The team is playing really well together, serving gets better and getting more and more kills every match. Players of the night were Siri Dworschak, Claire Hannum, Gabby Jarmin, and Adeline Marcou-Smart who battled through a tough injury and still played hard for the team.


10/4/18 -V- HOLMEN: 7th grade traveled to Holmen and continued to improve their play as they took 5 of 6 games from a very talented Holmen squad. Players of the night include: Tayah Goodman who had several blocks at the net, Ella Boge and Ava Dettwiler with amazing sets and hustle, and STella Kennedy with several outstanding digs.


10/2/18 -V- WESTBY: 7th grade vball team continued playing extremely well in back to back nights as they won the last 3 games of the night. Players of the night include Ella Schuttenhelm, Lorinda Flieter, Stella Kennedy who served 13 straight points and Aaliyah Hamilton who recorded 5 kills.

10/1/18 -V- WINONA:  The 8th grade volleyball team competed against Winona and they did amazing.  The B team went 2-1 and pulled off the win. They served strong and played well. Players of the game are Korayma Boyle and Maria Andonova.  The A team lost but had the best game yet. Each week they continue to grow as athletes and teammates. Players of the game were Katie Trussoni and Elliana Wicks.

7th grade volleyball team traveled to Winona & played outstanding volleyball the whole night and won all 6 games in convincing fashion. They served consistently well the whole match and just played great volleyball. Players of the Game were: Greta Vianden’s great net play, Pa Jai Vang, Riana Cole, Nevaeh Lockington with awesome serving.


9/26/18 -V- LOGAN:  The 8th grade girls volleyball team hosted Logan and wow was it fun, we went 4-2 for the night.  The B team remains undefeated by winning all three games. These girls are serving amazing. Anna Franz had a great serving run and served seven in a row with four of them being Aces.  Tiara Hill added two strong serves during the second game to bring the game to an end. The A team got their first game win and boy did it feel good. Cynthia Xiong was a digging machine, putting the ball in our setters hands to get us into system and Jenna Schultz played some amazing defense as well.  Way to go ladies

7th Grade volleyball team played with a lot of heart Tues. against  Logan Middle School and came up a little short. The team played with a lot of hustle and gave great effort the whole night. Players of the night were Claire Hannum, Gabrielle Jarmin, Adeline Marcou, and Isabella Masewicz.

9/25/18 -V- Longfellow:  8th grade girls volleyball did an amazing job tonight.  The B team remains undefeated as they defeated Longfellow.  The girls were working very hard to get into system and build on every play.  Nadia and Elliana were all over the court ensuring that they had the second touch, way to go.  Pa Chia had a great run on the service line. The A-Team fell to Longfellow, but Ellie Kirchner had a big Block that set the roof on FIRE.  Taylor Stimec worked hard and getting the passes up to the setters. Great job ladies. Remember to come and cheer on the girls tonight as they compete against Logan.

7th grade volleyball team traveled to Longfellow Monday after school and won 4 of 6 games. The girls won the last 3 games of the night in convincing fashion and continue to play better and better each match. An interesting thing happened when a Longfellow player hit the ball into one of the ceiling lights and caused the metal protector to fall to the floor during game 4. Thank goodness no one was hurt and the game was delayed for 10 min. as the custodian fixed the light.

Players of the night were: Rylie Dauffenbach, Siri Dworschak, Tayah Goodman, and Liberty Sprain


9/20/18 -V- Onalaska: 7th grade volleyball team played outstanding against Onalaska Thursday night for their first home match of the season. Highlights included tremendous hustle, many kills, and great communication. Players of the night were Stella Kennedy,  Ava Dettweiler, Sarah Vandermolen, and Ella Boge.


9/18/18 -V- Sparta:  The 7th grade volleyball team played some really great volleyball in Sparta last night.  It was the opening scrimmage of the season, communication was great and they got several kills throughout the match.  Players of the nigh were Ella Boge, Isabella Masewicz, Riana Cole, and Stella Kennedy.

8th grade volleyball girls did a great job during their scrimmage vs. Sparta last night.  We all got a lot of playing time and had lots of successes. Cynthia Xiong had two amazing digs, the B team recorded 12 set-ups.  The A team had a total of 15 set-ups and Jenna Schultz recorded two digs as well. The best part of the night was when I left the gym and a teacher from Sparta told me about how number 10, asked to borrow the janitors mop because one of her teammates made a mess and walked away.  She stated “I think we only play you once this year, so I better represent, and make a good impression!” Kylah Berkly you stepped up and made me proud, way to go girl!




9/19/17 -V- TOMAH:  The 7th grade volleyball team kicked off their season by traveling to Tomah. The team played extremely well with good serving, winning 4 of 6 games. Players of the night include Lydia Tully (who served 9 straight points), Nadia Nguyen, and Taya Schraith. Their first home match is Thursday against Sparta.

9/21/17 -V- SPARTA:  Thanks to all the fans that came out to cheer on our volleyball team tonight, it was great to hear all the students cheering in the crowd for our girls. The 8th grade girls volleyball teams played super hard last night, the B team lost to Sparta but had some close volley’s and made some big plays.  Sadie served for a total of 9 points with 5 aces and one kill, Sam had 3 aces 1 kill and 1 dig.  Great job B Team! The A-team battled back after splitting the first two games but ended up falling short in the third game.  Throughout the entire match all the girls contributed and made big plays, I am so proud of this group of girls coming together as athletes.  Anna finished the night with 5 kills and 1 dig, Macy and Kylee both had 5 aces, and Natalie contributed 4 aces and 4 kills and Elizabeth served 4 aces as well.  Great job by all ladies! The seventh grade volleyball team showed great hustle the entire match as they battled a tough Sparta team for their first home match of the season. There was a great crowd watching the team as many family members were in attendance. The team won 2 of 6 games on the night. Many players are learning and making great improvements in their play. Madelyn Wilson did an outstanding job serving along with MacKenzie Schauf, and Keyamonie Thomas.

9/26/17 -V- LONGFELLOW:  The 8th Grade Girls B Team Defeated Longfellow last night 2-1, the girls all played great and had excellent serves.  Ashari served for 14 points during the first game and Angel contributed 11 points during the last two games.  Emmi showed great anticipation and covered excellent on defense.  The 8th Grade Girls A Team lost to Longfellow, but they looked like an amazing group of players running a solid offense.  I can’t wait to build on that moment for our matches next week. Kylee had 5 service points, 3 aces, 1 assist and Anna had 2 Assists and 1 big dig.  Great work tonight girls. The 7th grade volleyball team keeps improving as they took on Longfellow last night. The girls lost 3 really close games but played very well. The highlight of the match came in game 6 when the team rallied to a 25-20 win. Players of the night include Maria-Sofia Andonova, MacKenzie Schauf,  Katie Trussoni, and Ellie Kirchner.

10/2/17 -V- LOGAN: 7th grade volleyball team traveled to Logan Middle School to take on the Panthers. Lincoln had a tough start to the match as they struggled a bit getting their serves in but played hard the entire match and improved their overall play during each game to play a great game 6. Servers of the night were Kylah Berkley, Anna Franz who served 9 straight points, and Katie Trussoni. The team has to bounce back today as they play West Salem at Lincoln 4:00pm.  The 8th Grade volleyball team also traveled to Logan Middle School.  The B Team dominated and won the match.  The girls had 13 Set-ups where everyone contributed.  Sam Vandermolen finished the night with 1 Ace and 4 kills and Jada Hartley had 4 kills as well.  All three games were exciting to watch, way to go ladies.  The A team split the first two games and battled it out during the third but lost 23-25.  With that said the girl’s documented 25 set-ups, with 10 kills.  Cora Hansen finished the night with 3 aces, 3 assists and 3 kills and Macy Zielke and Anna  Whitford-Hawkins both contributing three big kills.  Way to go ladies, it is so much fun watching you all play.  We hope to see you tonight at Lincoln as we compete against West Salem.

10/3/17 -V- WEST SALEM:  The Lincoln 7th grade volleyball team played their best volleyball of the year so far against West Salem yesterday. The team won their first 3 games with tremendous serving and communication on the court. The team played great in games 4-6 and lost 2 really close games. Players of the night were Ava Scholl, Katie Trussoni (who actually made a basket on the other side of the court with a tough hit), and Eliana Wicks. Thanks to all of the fans that came to support our 8th grade players, it was so exciting to see so many fans. The B-team swept the Panthers and won all three games, they worked to set up the ball and did a great job communicating.  Players of the game were Aysya McCloud for a super positive attitude and being so supportive of your teammates and Emme she had a huge spike and the sheer joy that swept across your face was fun to watch.  The A team have worked hard to perfect their 6-2 offense and trust their setters.  When we play teams it makes me full of pride to see our girls becoming proficient at the offense that high schools teams are running.  The players of the game are Melissa Hawkins, Cece Bonzak and Sydney Lokkle for their endless defensive play, working to get the ball up to the setter with precision.

10/7/17 -V- WINONA: 7th grade volleyball team played great yesterday against Winona. They keep improving and getting better with each game. There were some dramatic volleys in games 4 & 6. Players of the night were Lydia Tully who served 8 straight points in game 3, Ava Lillejord, Eliana Wicks, Abby Marx, and Kylah Berkley who has an amazing overhand serve. Great job 8th grade volleyball team.  All girls worked hard and had amazing serves, way to go! Players of the games were, CeCe Bouzek and Sydney Lockle, Sadie and Sam.

10/9/17 -V- HOLMEN:  7th Grade volleyball team continues to improve in all phases of the game as they battled Holmen yesterday. They won the first three games of the night by with great serving, communication, and volleys. Players of the night were Anna Franz, Caroline Pohnl, Rebecca Ihrke, & Keyamonie Thomas. Reminder that there is no practice today due to Parent-Teacher conferences.

10/17/17 -V- AQUINAS:  7th grade volleyball team battled Aquinas last night for their last home match of the season. Though they started a little slow, they got better as the games went on. The girls hustled & showed a lot of heart all night long. Players of the night were Katie Trussoni, Taya Schraith, Lydia Tully, Ava Lillejord, & Ellie Kirchner. Today is the volleyball pizza party from 3-4pm. All volleyball players should meet in the gym after school.

10/19/17 -V- WESTBY: 7th grade volleyball team ended their season last night against Westby and had some really exciting volleys. Coach Bagniefski wants to thank the girls for a really fun and enjoyable season. Players of the night were Ava Scholl, Caroline Pohnl, Madelyn Wilson, Eliana Wicks, Lydia Tully, and Rebecca Ihrke.


7th Grade

Piper Amundson
Layla Bahr
Laurel Erickson
Olivia Sake
Camille Johnson
Bree Scholl
Maggie Herath
Anya Westrich
Autumn Merrell
Luna Edwards
Magdelena Mattie
Olivia White
Elsa Krzych
Anna Moua
Nayla Lunk
Lily Armagost
Mallory Flamm

Annabelle Flores

Lily Armagost
Eowyn Bushman
Tabitha Meyer
Pa D Xiong
Kana Vue
Aria Bast
Marissa Oium-Kuecker
8th Grade
Ella Boge
Riana Cole
Rylie Dauffenbach
Ava Dettwiler
Siri Dworschak
Tayah Goodman
Aailyah Hamilton
Claire Hannum
Gabi Jarman
Stella Kennedy
Adeline Marcou-Smart
Isabella Masewicz
Lily Novak
Kya Smith
Liberty Sprain
Preyah Thao
Sarah Vandermolen
Greta Vianden
Pajai Yang