Mackenzie Pool (top, centre) elected to stay in Canada to play her university volleyball. The Alberta Pandas couldn't be happier. (Photo by Ken Pool for Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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Our 13th annual edition: Who are B.C.’s Top 15 Grade 12 girls volleyball players? Check out our 2021-22 Dream Team!

LANGLEY — Pandemic or not, Varsity Letters has never failed to deliver what has become one of our most eagerly-anticipated features, and that’s why we’re happy to bring you our 13th straight edition of B.C.’s Top 15 high school volleyball players.Last year, even with the entire season cancelled due to COVID, our unflappable panel of […]

Back at Notre Dame and prepping for high school graduation this spring, Jugglers' standout Mackenzie Pool has prepped for a post-secondary and international career by spending the past two season's with Volleyball Canada's National Excellence Program. (Photo by Angela Rivera property of Notre Dame athletics 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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Notre Dame’s Mackenzie Pool: B.C. Girls Volleyball 2021-22 Player of the Year, a study in impassioned learning on & off court, makes Alberta Pandas her next stop!

VANCOUVER — Just as she’s done in laying the academic foundation for a potential future in law school, Mackenzie Pool has brought a student’s curiosity to everything she’s accomplished on the volleyball court as one of Canada’s up-and-coming young stars.And in keeping with that theme, it’s no stretch to say that on her way to […]

Golden smiles defined, Port Coquitlam's Riverside Rapids celebrate the first B.C. senior girls volleyball title in school history Saturday in Nanaimo. (Photo property of Riverside Athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Riverside Rapids’ B.C. Quad-A girls volleyball title makes school history! Seniors complete a B.C. championship trilogy in heart-stopping fashion!

At no point along a four-year volleyball journey did Bryan Gee ever underestimate the size of the collective heart which beat within the roster of his Riverside Rapids’ girls volleyball team.Yet come Monday morning, even the team’s head coach had to admit that the performances of his team at the most critical junctures of this […]

Come Thursday, the Dover Bay Dolphins' senior girls volleyball team gets the dream ending to a 2021 season filled with adversity by playing host to the B.C. AAAA championships. When they take to the court, they'll be doing it as Vancouver Island champions playing in honour of their late teammate Michelle Reilly. (Photo graphic by Gabriel Lynn property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY MEMORIAM: As Dover Bay girls volleyball prepares to host BC Quad-A’s, late teammate Michelle Reilly continues to inspire her Dolphins through tough times!

If only there was a way to measure the actual heartbeat of the B.C. senior girls Quad-A high school volleyball championship tournament set for first serve this Thursday in Nanaimo.Awarded, cancelled, re-awarded, postponed, rescheduled, very nearly cancelled again, and earlier this week, re-instated to all of its original glory, you could almost say that it […]

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 Riverside Rapids' Red Serge Invitational continued to re-shape the upper reaches of the B.C. senior girls Quad-A Top 10. (Photo by Riverside athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. girls high school volleyball rankings 11.10.21 edition, plus the complete wrap from Riverside’s blue-chip Red Serge Invitational!

LANGLEY — Quarterfinal victories at the Red Serge Invitational spurred the most significant movement within the B.C. Quad-A Top 10 senior girls volleyball rankings.And that movement came courtesy of two Kelowna schools.The Kelowna Owls moved up two places to No. 4 with a 2-1 win in the quarters over East Vancouver’s dynamic, Double A No. […]

It's off to PoCo for Lauren Wight (left), Myah Cressy and the rest of the No. 2 South Delta Sun Devils as the top-ranked teams in B.C. girls Quad-A volleyball meet at the Riverside Rapids' Red Serge Invitational. (Photo by Mark Booth property of the Delta Optimist 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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BC Senior Girls Volleyball Top 10 Tuesday! 11.02.21 edition: The rankings have arrived… Red Serge could pit No. 1 Riverside against No. 2 South Delta in UBC rematch!

LANGLEY — Neighbouring programs have flipped for each other in the coveted 10th and final spot in the B.C. senior girls Top 10 AAAA volleyball rankings.As North Delta’s Seaquam Seahawks drop out of the rankings, their spot is taken over by South Surrey’s Earl Marriott Mariners, now holding the distinction of Surrey’s top-ranked girls team […]

It's been a long time coming for Riverside senior girls volleyball, but on Friday, Lauren Way (left), Emily Wezeman and the rest of the AAAA No. 1-ranked Rapids play host to the prestigious Red Serge Invitational at the PoCo school. (Photo property Riverside athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Red Serge Volleyball: As 2021’s re-start season hits its stretch drive, PoCo’s Riverside Rapids let it flow, B.C. Quad-A No. 1 team hosts its annual classic!

PORT COQUITLAM — The Red Serge Invitational is always a huge deal on the B.C. senior girls high school volleyball calendar.Yet this time around, with its return to play following last year’s cancelled season scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, the anticipation is almost palpable at the longtime host school.“Oh man, it’s been two years, […]

Maya MacGillivray (6) and Emelia Hunger of Surrey's No. 8-ranked AA Holy Cross Crusaders go up for a block during its match Monday against the host Elgin Park Orcas. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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BC Senior Girls Volleyball Top 10 Tuesday! 10.26.21 edition has PoCo’s Riverside Rapids the new Quad-A No. 1 as we unveil latest rankings from all four tiers!

LANGLEY — It was a shuffling of the decks at Quad-A this week.Every team from the season-opening B.C. senior girls AAAA Top 10 remaining a ranked entity as the calendar sets its site on November, with Port Coquitlam’s Riverside Rapids taking over at No. 1 from South Delta’s Sun Devils.Vernon’s Seaton Sonics make a big […]

With teammates Abby Hettinga and Cali Cencig in support, Kelowna Owls' Ryenn Schutz rises for a block during the Best of the West girls and boys volleyball tournament staged at Kelowna Secondary this past weekend. Owls teams won both championship finals and the boys, who topped Langley Chrisitan for gold, can be seen in the midst of their match as well. (Photo property of KSS athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A golden moment times two as Kelowna Owls girls & boy volleyball win simultaneous, side-by-side double gold at own Best of the West invitational!

KELOWNA — In case you were looking for signs of school spirit coming out of COVID’s lost 2020-21 season, the fans inside the gym as Kelowna Secondary School this past weekend, although limited by health protocols, gave every indication that it’s clearly alive and well.The Best of the West senior boys and girls volleyball tournament, […]