From unranked to No. 6 in the latest B.C. AAAA senior girls volleyball rankings. That's the leap taken by Vancouver's Lord Byng Grey Ghosts following a first-place finish at UBC Okanagan over the weekend. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarstiyLetters.ca)
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B.C. girls Top 10 volleyball ranks: Belmont holds AAAA No. 1 after Sherman’s MVP outing, Byng wins at Ogopogo

LANGLEY — Jocelyn Sherman’s MVP play carried the two-time defending B.C. AAAA champion Belmont Bulldogs past crosstown rival Oak Bay Breakers in the championship final of the Camosun Chargers Classic Saturday in Victoria.

Surrey's Earl Marriott Mariners opened the season at AAAA No. 1 and remain among the province's top teams. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. girls Top 10 volleyball: Two-time B.C. champion Belmont back on top at AAAA, all four tiers ranked here

The Bulldogs are back and they’ve still got a bite.Two-time defending B.C. AAAA champion Belmont Secondary of Victoria has surged to the top of the provincial Quad-A rankings from this week. The Bulldogs opened at No. 3 two weeks ago in the preseason rankings.The second poll of the season also paints a pair of big […]

With Little Flower Academy's Maibell Ong (third from left) showing her emotion, the Angels (including clockwise after Ong: Maddie Miller, Ashely Velasco, libero Melanie Tran, Elysse Barfoot and Chiara Mezzarobba) celebrate a point on their way to first place at the Mizuno UBC girls high school invitational. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Little Flower Power: LFA’s flying Angels make a quick rise to the top of B.C. girls high school volleyball world

VANCOUVER — As of this writing, they are 16-0, and a team so thoroughly connected that all the fun they seem to be having with each other is no illusion.

Surrey's Earl Marriott Mariners enter the 2018 B.C. senior girls AAAA volleyball campaign with the No 1 ranking. EMS will play Friday and Saturday at UBC's annual Mizuno Invitational. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
The evolution of Simon Fraser Clan senior libero Jayme Bratsberg (centre) is reflected in the confident and rising tone of her voice. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Simon Fraser Clan athletics)
Seaquam Seahawks' Brynn Pasin (left) joins the U Sports' reigning bronze medalists UBC Thunderbirds this coming season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List 2018: Where 151 girls and boys volleyball prospects are headed this coming season

LANGLEY — It’s volleyball’s day to celebrate here at Varsity Letters. As we reach the midway mark of our 2018 B.C. Recruits List Week, it’s time to catch up on who is headed where this fall.

Her comeback from a torn ACL suffered on the basketball court in her senior year of high school now over, UFV's Amanda Matsui has given her service to the sport of volleyball. (Photo courtesy Northfield Photography)
North Delta's Seaquam Seahawks and the Earl Marriott Mariners of Surrey are both represented in Varsity Letters' Super 15 B.C. girls high school volleyball list. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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The Varsity Letters’ Super 15! It’s our annual list of B.C.’s top senior girls volleyball players!

Welcome to what has now grown to a near full-decade tradition. It was back in 2009 when local university coaches first began their own poll for The Province newspaper to determine the B.C. high school girls volleyball Player of the Year.

Handsworth's Kayla Oxland was voted B.C.'s top girls high school volleyball players. (Photo courtesy Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)
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Kayla Oxland: Baby sister grows up, Handsworth’s UBC-bound setter sets pace as Varsity Letters’ Player of the Year

LANGLEY — Over our first eight years of joining forces with the head coaches at UBC, Simon Fraser, Trinity Western, UBC Okanagan and Thompson Rivers universities to select our annual B.C. high school girls volleyball Player of the Year, a universal truth has revealed itself.