Girls Varsity Volleyball · ICYMI: Smyrna volleyball changes attitude, turns program around


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Smyrna volleyball standout Maddie Wilds is just a junior, but she can remember when the Lady Bulldogs were an easy district win for opponents.

Times have changed quite a bit in three years.

Not only are the Lady Bulldogs a much harder out these days, but the team also has postseason aspirations after a single-digit win total in 2016.

“It’s a lot better now,” said Wilds, who is among area leaders in kills. “I’m glad we fixed it. It was disappointing.”

After a .500 record in 2017, Smyrna is 21-13 this season. The Lady Bulldogs also have been competitive in tough 9-AAA games, taking Mt. Juliet to five and four sets in league losses.

One word was used repeatedly when asked how the Lady Bulldogs have turned things around…. continue reading

Reach Cecil Joyce at cjoyce@dnj.com or 615-278-5168 and on Twitter @Cecil_Joyce.