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 […]
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.
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
SURREY — If you were around the B.C. high school sports scene before the turn over the century, you saw perhaps the tail-end of what coaches these days lovingly refer to as “the old school way.”The times were certainly more innocent than they are today in terms of training, practicing and playing opportunities.Coaches like Dale […]
LANGLEY — The defending B.C. AAA champion Earl Marriott Mariners of Surrey retained the top spot at the province’s largest tier after suffering its only loss of the season thus far, in the championship final of the UBC Invitational last Saturday to Edmonton’s Harry Ainlay Titans. Meanwhile, Vancouver’s Eric Hamber Griffins defeated Abbotsford’s AA No. […]
ABBOTSFORD — The 2019 edition of the MEI Eagles senior boys volleyball team has its fair share of standouts, and none of that is a surprise for the team which last week opened at No. 1 in the first B.C. Double A rankings of the new season.Senior Tyson Ardell spent the summer with Team B.C. […]
LANGLEY — The Earl Marriott Mariners, who open the new B.C. Triple A senior boys campaign as the preseason No. 1 team, would love to see history repeat itself.Last season, Surrey’s Mariners topped the Van Tech Talismen 3-0 in the B.C. AAA final at the Langley Events Centre.A victory this season would not only give […]
LANGLEY — Aaron Boettcher’s greatest skill had always been his ability to rise above the crowd and block out any obstacles that came his way.