No. 1 Mariners Buy in, Share Time and Win
Nov05

No. 1 Mariners Buy in, Share Time and Win

By Bob Carter When a senior volleyball team loses just once over the course of a long regular season, as Earl Marriott’s boys side did this fall, it usually owns plenty of assets. Strengths, for instance, such as skill, size, depth, experience, versatility, good coaching and smarts. Without the latter two, Marriott may not have dominated the Fraser Valley South and held the No. 1 AAA ranking from the beginning. The Mariners, whose...

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Van Tech aims to get the numbers right
Oct29

Van Tech aims to get the numbers right

By Bob Carter Aaron Lock has been playing the low-numbers game all fall, and he’d love to try something different in the post-season. The Vancouver Tech coach said this past week that he had a full turnout for his team’s first practice of the season, but none since as players have missed time for various reasons. Tech, second-ranked in AAA for weeks behind Fraser Valley power Earl Marriott, was without three regulars in the big...

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Three-tiered Championships will feature 3 returning MVPs
Nov24

Three-tiered Championships will feature 3 returning MVPs

By Bob Carter Next week’s Big Kahuna BC Volleyball Championships will display plenty of panache in a fourth appearance at the Langley Events Centre. The high school event, scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 2, has added the AAAA girls tournament this year, elevating the number of overall teams to 52. In a rare circumstance, the Championships will feature all three tiers’ MVPs from last season. Returning are Semiahmoo’s Mike Dowhaniuk (AAA...

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