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August 10, 2012

Lady Rams’ scrimmages should answer questions

By TONY EIERDAM | sports@mineralwellsindex.com

For Mineral Wells Lady Rams head volleyball coach Taylor Eggleston, it is all about “the mesh” as her team prepares to finish the first week of practice with a pair of road scrimmages.

The Lady Rams will scrimmage in Fort Worth at Western Hills High School today, and on Saturday will hop back on the bus and travel to Glen Rose for a practice match.

Eggleston begins the season in great shape experience wise as she welcomes nine returning varsity players and two tall move ins – sisters Sydney Shelstead, a senior who stands 6-1, and Kennedy Shelstead, a 5-11 sophomore – who transfered from Krum when their father, Edward, took the MWHS head girls basketball coaching position.

Add 5-10 hitter Shay Douglas, who transferred from Millsap halfway through the school year last year, and Eggleston has a variety of combinations to choose from up front.

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