Knights And Lightning To Meet In AA Boys Provincial Volleyball Final
Dec01

Knights And Lightning To Meet In AA Boys Provincial Volleyball Final

It was an exciting evening of volleyball action at the Langley Events Centre as both the Abbotsford Christian Knights and Langley Christian Lightning advanced to the BC AA High School Senior Volleyball Championships final. Both schools are only separated by a mere 33 km, so it should be a rowdy night tomorrow, as these two Fraser Valley rivals clash at the Langley Events Centre at 7:00pm. After a hard fought, very close four set win...

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No. 15 Seed Penticton Lakers Knock Off No. 2 Delta Pacers
Nov30

No. 15 Seed Penticton Lakers Knock Off No. 2 Delta Pacers

It’s a story that has everything we love about sports in it. The underdog team, led by the banged up co-captain, knocks off one of the pre-tournament favourites, on their way to advancing to the quarter finals. The injury to co-captain David Paisley happened just before the Okanagan Regionals, when he went up for a block and came down hard on an opponent’s foot, severely twisting his ankle – before the injury the Lakers were ranked...

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Prince Charles, Getting the Most Out Of Every Player
Nov30

Prince Charles, Getting the Most Out Of Every Player

What do you do when you have a seven man roster and one of you players suffers a torn ACL? You find a couple of Grade 10s to fill out the roster and travel to the BC High School Provincial Championships to take on the best AA Senior Boys Volleyball teams in the province. “If you’re breathing you make the team in Creston,” joked Mike Nelson, the school’s vice principal and 24-year veteran coach of the Prince Charles Secondary School...

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Van Tech Girls Make Provincials for the First Time, in a Long Time
Nov30

Van Tech Girls Make Provincials for the First Time, in a Long Time

Since 1940, when girls were first allowed to attend Vancouver Technical Secondary School, very few Senior Girls Team has ever made it to the BC High School AAA Volleyball Championships. This year’s Van Tech Talismen had their best year since the 1963 team that won the Provincial Championships over Abbotsford Secondary, and enter the BC High School Girls Volleyball AAAA Provincial Championships as the No. 10 seed. But like Rome, this...

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The Argyle Pipers are back! And Boy are They Good
Nov29

The Argyle Pipers are back! And Boy are They Good

For years, something has been lacking on Vancouver’s North Shore. Can you guess what that something was? If you guessed, a Senior Boys Volleyball Team playing out of Argyle Secondary School, you’d be correct. For more than 20 years the program sat dormant, until the Pipers Senior Boys team was resurrected this year by head coach Shon Sim – A fairly well-known coach in BC volleyball circles, having coached at Handsworth Secondary...

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