ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph was in a close battle with a conference rival for the second straight night in Thursday's Division 1 volleyball district championship match against Portage Northern.

This time, however, the Bears weren't able to get the key points they needed, falling 24-26, 25-21, 28-26, 25-20 to the Huskies.

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