Final score: Nuovo DS 2 – WaHo DS 6 (1-3)

Saturday, the 24th of November, is a black page in the history books written about team ‘Foxies’. It all started so innocent travelling by bus to Doorwerth as a team (euhum). Only two players were so brave (or stubborn, depending on your point of view) to travel by bicycle. Meeting up in Doorwerth we were excited to play our match against Nuovo D2, as they could give us some resistance and maybe even ruin our 4-0 winning streak. Unfortunately our libero was missing (probably too scared to lose our 4-0 winning streak), although we managed to step out of the dressing room confidently and excited to win this match. Glancing at the audience we saw the grandparents of Eva, our wing, cheering and waving at us. Later in the match even Jacques could be spotted in the public admiring our volleyball skills. The first set flew by as did our serves and smashes, giving Nuovo only 10 points before winning this small game. In the second set we continued pressuring our opponents, however they gave us more resistance, ending up with a score of 18-25 in favor of the ‘Foxies’. And now comes the hardest part to talk about, the phenomenon that made the history page turn black. As we really began to feel the hole our libero Maree left behind, we started to play more and more sloppy. Nuovo took their chance and pinned a couple of balls right in the middle as we stood paralyzed looking at how the ball hit the ground. We left the field stunned by a 25-20 defeat. Luckily, we managed to come back and we won the fourth set with 18-25, still taking happily 4 points to Waggatown.


Final score: WaHo DS 8 – SSS DS 10 (4-0)

Hello dear WaHosi!

Last Friday, the illustrious Ladies 8 played their ninth match of the season against SSS Ladies 10. Due to a shortage in personnel, two players from Ladies 6 were recruited and Erianne and Eva joined for the match. After solving this problem, the team was ready to go!

After a majority of the team devoured a healthy meal at Nicky’s place, everybody met up at dressing room 3 to change in the lovely – albeit a bit suffocating – WaHo red. The next stop was field 3, where we were scheduled to play. The whole hall was an organised chaos with members from all teams building their fields and walking everywhere. In this chaos, SSS managed to find our field as well and started their warming up.

Because we have a slight problem of over- and/or underestimating our opponents we entered the field cautiously. It turned out it wasn’t going to be too hard to beat SSS. The first set was won with 25 – 9. The next set wasn’t all too different. We quickly managed to take a vast lead due to a nice service series by Erianne. We didn’t give this lead away and won the second set by 25 – 3. The third set got the same result as the first: 25 – 9. To give this set extra flair, the last point was scored by playing the ball through the basketball hoop which is quite the achievement.

The last set proved to be whole other story. Contrary to the previous three sets, SSS quickly took the lead and was determined to keep it that way. They almost got their way and we had to work hard to turn it all around. SSS was frustrated began to whine to the referee but drew a blank. Finally, WaHo drew the longest straw and this set was also won with 25 – 21.

Next week on Thursday, we will take on SSS once again. This time, however, on their home turf. Will Supertakkie and his team emerge from this lion’s den as the winners? We’ll see.


Final Score: WaHo DS 4 – BSVO DS 2 (4-0)

After a good meal cooked by Leanne in the jungle, with a Hamster stealing our food we eager to get to the Bongerd and play our match. We walked into our regular changing room, and looked the opponent straight in the eye, so we decided to go somewhere else. After some bad music during our warming up (thanks to gents 2) we were ready to play our match!

We started with Eline, Maryse, Caya, Senna, Anniek, Loes and our substitute Libero Leanne. For a moment, we made them believe they had a chance against us. But then we decided what we got in our Mars. Loes and Maryse served us back into the match, we went up and over. Finally, we came to a 25-17 set victory!

Since we did well the first set, Nardy decided to let everyone stand. We had some really nice attacks and good services. During the set, we had 2 substitute players Anna and Regina, who were smashing them away. Furthermore, we were singing like nightingale at the top of our lungs, which resulted in 25-14!

The third set, we started with new spirit, Carmen and Laura joined Anna, Anniek, Loes, Regina and Leanne in the field. With this set-up we played with our tallest team, which resulted in a massive advantage at the net. And again, we had lot of service pressure, so we decide to set the goal to keep them under 5. Unfortunately, we failed because it resulted in 25-7. Too bad, no free beers!

Now we of course wanted to take all of the points, so we were determined to win the 4th set as well. However we were warned since the last game BSVO played the also lost the third set with a monster score (25-5) but they came bake and won the set  with 30-28. But with our power team consisting of Caya, Regina, Carmen, Laura, Maryse, Anna and Leanne we were determined not to let that scenario play out. And we didn’t, we also won this set! This was our second victory of the season. Fun fact: so far every match we won was with a 4-0 victory!