Creswell, Sports

Lady Dawgs return without hardware from volleyball state

Two consecutive losses at the OSAA 3A Volleyball State Championships, held Nov. 2 through 3 at Forest Grove High School, eliminated the Creswell Bulldogs from the state tournament and sent them home without a trophy — a rare occurrence for the Lady Dawgs under the tenure of longtime head coach, Anna Baltrusch.
But this year, Creswell was a young team; only Bailey Howell had been to state before, “so they were really nervous,” Baltrusch said. “But they still stayed positive, stayed together and played well.”
After making it to state playoffs with an at-large bid after a loss to Harrisburg . . .