The Grantsburg Pirates and Siren Dragons volleyball squad opened Lakeland Conference play on Thursday, Sept. 2 in Siren, where the two rivals played in what turned into an interesting contest, with the Pirate girls using a strong serving attack and steady returns to keep the hosting Dragons in check with a three-set victory, 25-8, 25-8 and 25-12. 

The Dragons travel to Luck on Thursday, Sept. 9 to take on the Cardinals in conference play. They also travel to Frederic on Monday, Sept. 13 and then to Unity on the Tuesday the 14th for a busy week of volleyball. 

Grantsburg is hosting Frederic this Thursday, Sept. 9 and then hosts a tournament on Saturday, Sept. 11. They also travel to Webster next Tuesday to take on the Webster Tigers.