October 5, 2022
There are some exceptional volleyball hitters in the region that hammer the ball with thunderous power ... and then there is Galena's Gracie Furlong.
As the Galena Pirates went to warm up for their conference match at Scales Mound, there was suddenly a tremendous "boom" that caught everyone's attention. Conversations stopped mid-sentence, kid's busy teasing each other suddenly stopped and stared, and even popcorn being consumed froze mid-chew.
"What can I say? She's amazing," said Hornet head coach Keri Werner.
Galena opened the game with a hitting error, then began to cruise. Of the ele...