Earl Marriott senior Cecilee Max-Brown was voted Varsity Letters' B.C. senior varsity girls 2018-19 Player of the Year by our panel of B.C.'s U Sports and NCAA coaches. (Photo by Justin Quinn provided by Academy Volleyball)
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Cecilee Max-Brown: Despite abbreviated high school career, Oregon State-bound hitter is Varsity Letters’ B.C. Girls Player Of The Year

SURREY — Her path to top in the world of B.C. girls high school volleyball was more than a tad bit unconventional.In fact, circumstances were such that Cecilee Max-Brown basically didn’t even suit up over her last two high school seasons.Yet the 6-foot-1 outside hitter who will graduate this spring from Surrey’s Earl Marriott Secondary […]

The Earl Marriott Mariners spent a year trying to make amends for a B.C. semifinal loss last season to the Semiahmoo Totems. They arrived at their moment Saturday at the LEC. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys AAA Volleyball Final: Mariners set their compass towards perfection, topple Van Tech en route to golden destination

By Gary Ahuja (Special to VarsityLetters.ca) LANGLEY — There is winning and then there is what the Earl Marriott Mariners did to the competition these past four days  at Langley Events Centre.

The Van Tech Talismen got past Burnaby's Moscrop Panthers in four sets Friday in the semifinals of the B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball championships at the LEC. On Saturday, they go looking to become the first Vancouver city team to win the sport's highest-tiered boys provincial volleyball title. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys AAA Volleyball Final 4: Top-seeded Mariners, Talismen keep appointed rounds with Saturday title date booked

By Gary Ahuja (Special to VarsityLetters.ca) LANGLEY — It will be No. 1 vs. No. 2 in the final game of the high school boys volleyball season on Saturday night at Langley Events Centre.

The Mt. Boucherie Bears, seeded eighth in the AAA field at the Kahunaverse B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball championships get their toughest test of the week as they play No. 1 Earl Marriott on Friday for berth to that evening's Final Four at the LEC. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Day 2 BC Boys Volleyball: Eight of top nine AAA seeds head to Friday quarters, AA’s Lightning-Knights semi a reprise of 2017 final

By Gary Ahuja (Special to VarsityLetters.ca) LANGLEY —A dozen teams’ dreams of a championship banner are still alive at the 2018 Kahunaverse Sports B.C. Senior Boys Volleyball Championships.

The two-time defending B.C. Double A champion Langley Christian Lightning picked up right where they left off Wednesday on the opening day of the B.C. senior boys volleyball championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Day 1 at the B.C. Boys Volleyball championships: AAA Marriott, AA Langley Christian open with a flourish

By Gary Ahuja, Special to VarsityLetters.caLANGLEY — No. 1 ranked through the course of the regular season, Surrey’s Earl Marriott Mariners, made their mark hold true as the 2018 Kahunaverse Sports B.C. Volleyball Championships opened a four-day run Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre.

Nanaimo's Dover Bay Dolphins and Victoria's Oak Bay Barbers clashed back in September at the UBC Mizuno Invitational. Dover Bay hangs tough at No. 12 in the boys Triple A B.C. rankings, while Oak Bay (green) moves up to No. 3. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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11.13.18 edition: B.C. senior boys AAA and AA volleyball rankings

LANGLEY — Triple A’s significant change this week is swap between Oak Bay and Claremont after the Barbers upset the Spartans in the final of the Greater Victoria playoffs (18-16 in the deciding set).

The Penticton Lakers dropped three spots in the rankings this week but are still amongst the Top 10 teams in B.C.senior boys AAA volleyball. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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11.06.18 B.C. senior boys volleyball: Triple A ranking expands to Top 20, Double A to Sweet 16 as playoffs begin

LANGLEY — As the second season dawns in B.C. boys high school volleyball, the provincial rankings have expanded to reflect the size of the respective fields at upcoming provincial championships, including the B.C. AA and AAA championships set to run Nov 28-Dec. 1 at the Langley Events Centre. The B.C. Boys Single A tournament runs […]

Surrey's Elgin Park Orcas have moved back into the B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Top 10 Tuesday 10.23.18 edition: All three tiers of B.C. boys volleyball Top 10s include big move by AAA Moscrop Panthers

LANGLEY — Stability returned to B.C.’s two largest tiers this past week as no new teams moved into the top five of the AAA and AA senior boys volleyball rankings.

STM's Michael Simone (right) has played his best games against B.C.'s best. On Friday, the STM receiver set up his team's first TD in a win over No. 2 Terry Fox with a 90-yard reception. (File photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FINAL EDITION! 10.19.18 Friday Night Lights edition: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report

LANGLEY — Welcome to the Saturday morning updated version of the Friday Night Lights edition of Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report. We’ve added late reports from Vancouver College vs. Lynden (Wash.) and Westsyde vs Salmon Arm.Looks for our Saturday edition later today with all the results from today. A full schedule of today’s game […]

Holy Cross quarterback Andrew Hunt threw three TD passes Saturday in an upset win over No. 2 John Barsby. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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10.14.18 edition Varsity Letters’ Saturday B.C. high school football report: Surrey’s Crusaders, Mariners each victorious

LANGLEY — It was a  light Saturday of action in the B.C. high school football ranks, but both games were key in terms of the battles in AAA’s Pacific and AA’s Western conference races.