Van Tech's Lachlan McBride, bound next season for an OUA career with the Queen's Golden Gaels, finished as the runner-up in Varsity Letters' 2018 Super 15 B.C. boys high school volleyball Grade 12 Players of the Year. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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10th Anniversary Edition! Varsity Letters presents our 2018 B.C. senior boys high school volleyball Super 15

LANGLEY — Hard to believe that so much time has gone by since we announced our first B.C. senior boys Grade 12 high school volleyball Player of the Year back in December of 2009.In case you don’t remember, he stood 6-foot-4 and was a dynamic outside hitter from Surrey’s Fleetwood Park Secondary.Nick Del Bianco turned […]

Few anywhere play the game with the same outward joy of Walnut Grove senior Tavia Rowell (centre), pictured as she explodes to the hoop off the dribble against Langley Christian's Makenna Gardner (left) and Hailey Van Roekel. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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TBI 2018: Now Final Four-bound, Walnut Grove senior star Tavia Rowell says her Gators play every game “…like it’s our last game”

LANGLEY — Point out a box on her team’s list still to receive a check mark and Walnut Grove’s star senior guard Tavia Rowell takes no offence.Instead, following an 86-59 win over the Langley Christian Lightning on Friday in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational, Rowell noted that the process her team is […]

Lake Country's George Elliott Coyotes celebrate a trip to Saturday's B.C. senior boys Double A volleyball title game following a semifinal win Friday at the LEC. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys AA Volleyball Final 4: Coyotes, Knights vanquish foes, set sights on a Saturday battle for gold at LEC

By Gary Ahuja (Special to VarsityLetters.ca) LANGLEY — It promises to be a historic night on Saturday when Lake Country’s George Elliot Coyotes and the Abbotsford Christian Knights square off in the AA final of the 2018 Kahunaverse Sports B.C. Volleyball Championship.

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.

If the Delta Pacers of Ladner live up to their AAA preseason No. 3 ranking, they'll be playing in the provincial semifinals later this year at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Earl Marriott, Langley Christian, Vernon Christian top B.C. senior boys preseason volleyball rankings

LANGLEY — The 2018 B.C. boys high school volleyball season is now upon us. Here’s the pre-season rankings for both AAA and AA.

Britannia's Surprise Munie (centre) and fellow Grade 10 guard Shemaiah Abatayo were a bog load for Emilia Durfeld (left) and the rest of the Vernon Panthers on Thursday in Elite 8 AA action at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. AA senior girls B.C. Final Four now set! How the Bruins, Grizz, Titans and Saints punched March dance cards

Here’s our look at all four games played Thursday in the Elite 8 quarterfinal round at the B.C. senior girls Double A basketball championships.

Langley's Christian's Grade 10 sensation Makenna Gardner scored 28 points to lead the Lightning past the Whistler Storm. (Howard Tsumura photo property of VarsityLetters.ca) (Howard Tsumura photo property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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02.28.18: Complete Day 1 reports from the B.C. senior girls AA basketball championships

We’ve got reports from all eight games played in the opening round of the B.C. senior girls AA basketball championship draw but first, here’s Friday’s championship round draw:

Not known as a traditional boys volleyball power, the Argyle Pipers made a big splash this season behind the play of Varsity Letters' Super 15 select Markus Bratsberg (left). (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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The Varsity Letters’ Super 15! It’s our annual list of B.C.’s top senior boys volleyball players!

LANGLEY — The coaches of B.C.’s four U Sports men’s volleyball programs have answered our call and cast their votes to determine B.C.’s top Grade 12 senior varsity boys volleyball player.