ABBOTSFORD — More times than not, it’s felt like an impossible journey for the women’s and men’s volleyball players who populate the expansion rosters of the Fraser Valley Cascades.And we’re not espousing about anything here as grandiose as either program capturing a national title in their debut seasons in U SPORTS.No.All we’re talking about is […]
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MEI boys volleyball: Multi-sport players, multi-experienced coach Olfert meld to lift Eagles into B.C. AA title contention
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. […]
The Miracle Season: How B.C.’s volleyball community helped bring a landmark female sports movie to the big screen
VANCOUVER — Baseball has Field of Dreams, football has Rudy and basketball has Hoosiers. Volleyball?
UBC’s Ben Chow: How degrees of difficulty helped the ‘Birds star return for a special finale
VANCOUVER — The best journeys are never scripted and always organic. They test mettle, and in the best instances, wind up revealing a level of poetic gleam only possible through the hard steps of revival and re-invention.
Brianna Beamish: Singular purpose carries ex-UBC O Heat star to new heights
SURREY — Brianna Beamish has been handed a lot of different roles throughout her volleyball career but none say more about her singular impact than the script which calls for her to maintain her true identity.“I have always had a team-first mentality and I firmly believe that a player should do whatever they can to […]