Ryan Brown and the rest of Surrey's Earl Marriott Mariners have held tough all season and take the No. 1 overall seed into the 20-team B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball championships Nov. 27-30 at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball final pre-tournament seedings and pools: Earl Marriott heads into provincials at No. 1

LANGLEY — The final pre-tournament seedings and pools have been released for the upcoming 20-team B.C. Senior Boys AAA volleyball championship tournaments Nov. 27-20 at the Langley Events Centre.Surrey’s Earl Marriott Mariners carry the No. 1 overall seed into the 20-team draw.TRIPLE A

MEI Eagles' Hunter Arulpragasam (left) and Tag Neufeld are each a part of the Abbotsford team which takes the No. 2 overall seed into the 2019 B.C. senior boys AA volleyball championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior boys AA volleyball final pre-tournament seedings and pools: Langley Christian heads into provincials at No. 1

The final pre-tournament seedings and pools have been released for the upcoming B.C. Senior Boys AA volleyball championship tournaments Nov. 27-20 at the Langley Events Centre.The Langley Christian Lightning carry the No. 1 overall seed into the 16-team draw.DOUBLE A   

Surrey's Fraser Heights Firehawks (red) sit at No. 12 in the latest B.C. senior boys Triple A volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys 11.13.19 high school volleyball rankings: Marriott and Langley Christian hold firm heading into zones, Single-A tier all set for B.C. pool play

LANGLEY — The Double-A and Triple-A tiers each head into zone championships ahead of  the provincials for B.C.’s two largest tiers, set to run Nov. 27-30 at the Langley Events Centre.The Single-A provincials are set to run Nov. 21-23 at Mt. Sentinel Secondary in South Slocan, and we’ve got the final rankings of the season, […]

Lake Country's George Elliot Coyotes remain a fixture at the top end of the B.C. senior boys Double-A volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys volleyball rankings 11.06.19 edition: Delta Pacers make at AAA Top 15 appearance, AA has a new No. 1 in Langley Christian

LANGLEY — Four zones have a share of the top five placings in the latest B.C. boys Triple A volleyball rankings which this season welcomed a newcomer to its Top 15 in Ladner’s Delta Pacers.Meanwhile, as Langley Christian’s Lightning moved into top spot at Double A, the tier turned over its third new No. 1 […]

Vernon Christian Royals' Devin Hofsink (centre) celebrates a point with teammates Shaun Huizinga (left) and Liam Remple at the B.C. Christian Schools senior boys volleyball championships held late last month at Abbotsford Christian School. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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A Sunday Read: Could tiny Vernon Christian’s 2019 boys volleyball team be B.C. high school’s best Single-A team, across all sports, of all time?

LANGLEY — It’s hard not to call the tall-timbered senior boys volleyball team from tiny Vernon Christian School one of the biggest outliers in the history of B.C. high school sports.After all, what are the chances that a gaggle of kids, together since the sixth grade at a kindergarten-through-Grade 12 school which competes at the […]

Argyle senior Christian Wels-Lopez has been the defensive catalyst of North Vancouver's No. 6-ranked Argyle Pipers. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Argyle boys volleyball: On the road to a B.C. AAA breakthrough season, North Van’s No. 6-ranked Pipers find their own way to seize the day

NORTH VANCOUVER — With seniors like Christian Wels-Lopez, Eric Roundhill and cannon-armed Colby Soolsma there is a veteran-laden side to the Argyle Pipers’ senior boys volleyball team that is hard to miss.

Abbotsford Christian head coach Anthony Jansen chats with Zachary Meinen during Friday's opening round play at the B.C. Christian Schools Championships played at the Abbotsford school over the weekend. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys volleyball rankings 10.29.19 edition: Abby Christian, Oak Bay finding the right time to hit peak form

LANGLEY — The defending B.C. AA champion Abbotsford Christian Knights are picking the right time to begin their peak.At Double-A: The Knights cut a huge swath all the way through to the title at the B.C. Christian Schools Championships which they hosted Friday and Saturday.Stationed at No. 6 to begin the week, the Knights beat […]

New Westminster Hyacks players Nick Toews (17) and Ian Zhou (5) are two of the big reasons why Royal City high school volleyball is sitting amongst the best programs in B.C. this season. (Photo by Billy Lee property of New Westminster Hyacks volleyball 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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The rise of New West boys volleyball: Huh? Yes, these 7-0 Hyacks ride a different spike in fortunes with star setter Toews leading the way

NEW WESTMINSTER — Sure, football may be king in the land of the Hyacks, but they aren’t the only team in the provincial spotlight as the 2019 fall season of B.C. high school sports begins to wind its way towards championship conclusions.“I haven’t seen any of them in the crowd when we play, but maybe […]

The St. Ann's Academy Crusaders maintained their spot in the top 10 of the B.C. Single-A boys volleyball rankings this week. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All rights reserved)
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B.C. Boys Volleyball Rankings 10.24.19: Richmond’s McRoberts Strikers, Victoria’s St. Andrews Sabres the week’s big climbers

LANGLEY — Here are the latest B.C. senior boys high school volleyball rankings.Note — The B.C. boys volleyball commission will rank AAA and AA as Top 15 and A as Top 12.Here’s a look at all three tiers:TRIPLE A1 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (LW-1)2 Kelowna Owls (2) 3 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (3)4 Mt. Boucherie Bears (Kelowna) […]

Kelowna's Jayden Lalonde (right) delivers at the net against Victoria's Claremont Spartans at the recent UBC Invitational. The Owls play host to this week's Best of the West showcase event. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys Volleyball Rankings 10.16.19: Fraser Heights, Riverside make their moves in AAA Top 10

LANGLEY — Here are the latest B.C. senior boys high school volleyball rankings.Note — The B.C. boys volleyball commission will rank AAA as Top 15, AA as Top 10 and A as Top 12.Here’s a look at all three tiers:TRIPLE A1 Earl Marriott Mariners (Surrey) (LW-1)2 Kelowna Owls (2) 3 Claremont Spartans (Victoria) (3)4 Mt. Boucherie […]