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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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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Van Tech keeps Upward Momentum
Oct15

Van Tech keeps Upward Momentum

By Bob Carter Vancouver Tech served early notice this season that it was a serious contender in the AAA ranks, ready to take another step up. The speedy Talismen placed fourth in a stellar 40-team field at the UBC tournament, beating a strong Delta squad along the way before losing to AA power Pacific Academy in the semifinals. And they have climbed to No. 2 in the provincial rankings, just behind Kelowna and one spot above Delta....

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