Kelowna's Sebastien Manuel (right) was a unanimous selection as B.C.'s top boys senior high school volleyball player in Varsity Letters' 13th annual coaches poll. (Photo courtesy KSS Athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Our 13th annual edition: Who are B.C.’s Top 15 Grade 12 boys volleyball players? Check out our 2021-22 Dream Team!

LANGLEY — Welcome to the 2021-22 edition of Varsity Letters annual B.C. Boys Top 15, our look at the top Grade 12 players in the province as voted on by our committee representing the five head coaches (UBC, TWU, UFV, UBC Okanagan, Thompson Rivers) of U Sports men’s volleyball programs in our province.A special thanks […]

The Kelowna Owls celebrate the school's first B.C. senior boys volleyball title in 68 years on Saturday in Richmond. (Photo property of KSS athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A 68-year drought is over! After 10 straight B.C. trips and five silver medals, Kelowna Owls enjoy the spoils of a 2021 B.C. boys Quad-A volleyball title!

RICHMOND — The Kelowna Owls didn’t have access to a crystal ball and that was a good thing, because instead of knowing every obstacle that was going to be throw its way along what would be an historic championship journey, it simply met each challenge day by day until a 68-year drought had finally been […]

B.C. high school volleyball will cap the 2021 fall campaign with a full slate of seven senior varsity B.C. championship tournaments. (Photo by Riverside athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Volleyball keeps its full B.C. championship status as BCSS give green light to all seven boys and girls high school championships Dec. 7-11

LANGLEY — When it comes to spiking, the only variety you’re going to see as it pertains to the B.C. high school volleyball championships, will be the actual ones taking place on the court.Despite concerns caused by mass flooding throughout the province the past two weeks, B.C. School Sports announced Tuesday evening that all seven […]

The South Delta Sun Devils, top-ranked in the B.C. senior girls Quad-A tier, will be one of somewhere in the neighbourhood of 100 boys and girls senior varsity teams which will now wait a week longer to see if their seven respective B.C. senior varsity championships can go off without a hitch. (Photo by Mark Booth property of the Delta Optimist 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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BCSS moves all seven B.C. high school senior varsity volleyball championships ahead to Dec. 8-11 window for best chance at true provincial tourney fields!

B.C.’s seven boys and girls B.C. senior varsity volleyball championships are still being afforded the chance to maintain their full integrity as province-wide championship tournaments.Yet, due to the massive after-effects of flooding and severely-compromised highway systems, B.C. School Sports announced Wednesday evening that the girls Quad-A, Triple-A, Double-A and Single-A championships, as well as the […]

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B.C. senior boys 2021 AAA and AA provincial volleyball championship tournament seedings released

Langley — We’ve got Triple-A and the Double-A seedings for the upcoming B.C. senior boys volleyball championships. A key with the full name of each zone name is included at the bottom of each draw:TRIPLE APOOL A1 Kelowna (TOK-1, host)2 Claremont (VI-1)3 Elgin Park (SF-1)4 McMath (SF-2)POOL B5 Steveston-London (SF-3)6 Argyle (VS2S-1)7 Penticton (TOK-2)8 Burnaby […]

The members of the Merritt Panthers junior boys volleyball team pose with head coach Vince Kanigan after beating the odds and finishing third at the Okanagan championships this past weekend in Revelstoke. Front row (left to right) Gavin Mouland, Will Hubbard. Back row (left to right) Andrew Denton, Carson Mouland, Wade Kanigan, Alex Howard, Nathan Racher, Owen Sigurdsson. (Photo courtesy Merritt Secondary athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: Evacuated from its flood-ravaged city, Merritt Secondary Panthers junior boys volleyball reveals true spirit of B.C. high school sports!

Gian Cavaliere is not only Merritt born-and-raised, he’s also never had reason to leave his south central interior digs.Yet this past week, like just about every member of its citizenry, the Merritt Secondary School vice-principal and proud Panthers athletic director had to vacate his home in the Nicola Valley city, taking up temporary residency in […]

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B.C. Boys High School Volleyball rankings 11.18.21 edition: No. 1’s all hold court, big movers are AAA Sa-Hali Sabres, and AA Revelstoke Avalanche!

VICTORIA —Lots of jockeying in the B.C. boys AAA and AA senior volleyball rankings this week, but the rise of Kamloop’s AAA Sa-Hali Sabres from unranked to No. 10 in the span of one week is seismic.AA’s Revelstoke Avalanche moved from No. 15 to No. 9.Single-A remained unchanged.Here’s a look at the latest polls from […]

Surrey's Pacific Academy Breakers (pictured), along the with the surging Richmond Christian Eagles are the favourites to take the top two berths from the South Fraser zone into the B.C. AA championships. Pacific Academy holds at No. 5 this week in latest B.C. poll, while Richmond Christian jumps from No. 16 to 11. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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BC Boys High School Volleyball rankings 11.09.21 edition: AAA Delta Pacers, AA Rich Christian make big climbs, plus our full zone allocation chart for BC’s championships!

VICTORIA — Ladner’s Delta Pacers at AAA and the Richmond Christian Eagles at AA took the biggest moves up the charts in our latest B.C. Boys High School Volleyball rankings.With zone championships set to be finished by Nov. 20, here’s the latest at all three tiers, with the added bonus of a zone berthing guide […]

Nick Johnson (7) and Kendall Homenick (8) have been two of the senior leaders for Surrey's Quad-A No. 2 Elgin Park Orcas this season. The entire program is thriving due to the efforts of a simple but unique way of introducing its youngest player to the sport. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: How to keep kids invested in B.C. high school sports? By using a unique no-pressure introduction, Elgin Park boys volleyball creates model success, and a B.C. Triple-A No. 2 ranking!

SURREY — To the wise and sage among us, the B.C. high school sports experience continues to represent the ultimate environment for student-athletes to glean the kinds of lessons which have always transcended the games themselves.Mike Jamieson needs no convincing in that regard, yet the teacher-coach at Surrey’s Elgin Park Secondary will be the first […]

The new B.C. boys high school volleyball rankings have arrived.
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BC Boys High School Volleyball rankings 11.02.21 edition: South Fraser 4A powers Elgin, Fraser Heights, SLSS and McMath hold ground!

VICTORIA —The Quad-A South Fraser Zone held its ground, keeping four teams in the B.C. top 10 this week.While the championship final is slated for Kelowna, theSouth Fraser  zone championships expected to feature No. 2 Elgin Park and No. 4 Fraser Heights of Surrey, and No. 6 Steveston-London and No. 7 R.A. McMath of Richmond, […]