Langley Christian takes AA crown
Dec03

Langley Christian takes AA crown

By Bob Carter Langley — The Langley Christian team had seen College Heights’ defensive prowess earlier in the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. The Lightning knew they had to beat that defence to win the AA title match on Saturday night. And they did, claiming the championship in four sets. LCS started slowly, dropping the first set 25-19 to a College Heights team that had knocked off Langley Fundamental and Pacific...

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Semi wins AAA title in thriller
Dec03

Semi wins AAA title in thriller

By Bob Carter Langley — Michael Dowhaniuk was a killer shark for most of the night, a racehorse at the very end. When his final hit rocketed to the floor, untouched, the Semiahmoo standout sprinted from the net to the end of the gym in glee with teammates in chase. The second-seeded Totems had beaten season-long No. 1 Kelowna in a tense, well-played, five-set thriller (16-14) for the AAA title at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball...

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Dover Bay, MEI wear bronze
Dec03

Dover Bay, MEI wear bronze

By Bob Carter Langley — Dover Bay and MEI rallied for victories and bronze medals Saturday at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. Dover’s Dolphins repeated as third-place BC finishers in AAA by beating Seaquam in four (21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-20). MEI, extending its AA medal streak to 15 years, defeated top seed and Fraser Valley rival Pacific Academy in five (25-21, 13-25, 20-25, 25-23, 15-11). The Eagles did it...

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Elliot, Killarney grab seventh place
Dec03

Elliot, Killarney grab seventh place

By Bob Carter Langley — George Elliot (AA) and Killarney (AAA) won seventh-place matches Saturday at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships, and it wasn’t easy for either. Elliot rallied to beat McRoberts 22-25, 27-25, 15-13, and Killarney defeated Reynolds 25-22, 25-21. “We had a lot of nerves the first two days,” Elliot coach Chris Frehlick said. “The boys were loose today.” The Coyotes’...

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Tech ends emotional BC’s on a happy note
Dec03

Tech ends emotional BC’s on a happy note

By Bob Carter Langley — The goal, the dream of a provincial championship had died two days earlier in a stunning five-set loss. That’s why the hugs and tears shared Saturday seemed more intense when Van Tech players and coaches celebrated their ninth-place victory over Delta at the Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships. “It’s the end of a good team,” Tech coach Aaron Lock said. “It’s not the...

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