Knights blow past Elliot for AA Title
Dec01

Knights blow past Elliot for AA Title

By Bob Carter High school sports can take strange and winding turns, full of bumps and bruises. Sometimes the changes lead to howling success — witness Abby Christian’s side in the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. The Knights, AA silver medalists a year ago, rallied past a highly skilled George Elliot team in four sets Saturday to win the AA title. ResultsTeam1234TOutcomeAbby Christian262525253WinGeorge...

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Elliot, ACS advance to AA finals
Nov30

Elliot, ACS advance to AA finals

By Bob Carter                 ResultsTeam12345TOutcomeCollege Heights Cougars22162625152LossGeorge Elliot25252423173Win George Elliot and Abby Christian will meet for the AA title Saturday at the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. Both survived critical moments in Friday’s semifinals. ACS rallied to defeat Fraser Valley rival Langley Christian in four sets after nearly being down 2-0, ending the dream of a third...

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Knights edge MEI in 5, gain semi-finals
Nov29

Knights edge MEI in 5, gain semi-finals

By Bob Carter Abby Christian coach Anthony Jansen expected Thursday night’s AA quarterfinal match against MEI to be a super battle, and he was right. The Knights edged out a tense, five-set victory after being down 2-1 in sets and advanced to play Langley Christian Friday. LCS beat Kelly Road 3-0 in its quarterfinal. With ACS trailing 12-10 in the fifth, Jansen called a time-out. “I just reminded them to focus on the next point,” he...

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Abby Christian shakes, rattles but rolls on
Nov28

Abby Christian shakes, rattles but rolls on

By Bob Carter Anthony Jansen was looking for a smooth recovery by his Abby Christian team as the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships opened Wednesday at Langley Events Centre. It didn’t quite happen. ACS, last year’s AA runner-up, had stumbled late in the season, finishing fourth in the Fraser Valley tournament and dropping to a sixth seed in the BCs. The Knights won their first two Pool B matches against Richmond Christian...

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College Heights, ACS to resume championship bids
Nov24

College Heights, ACS to resume championship bids

By Bob Carter Abbotsford Christian and College Heights came close in 2017. Now the Knights, AA silver medalists last year, and the Cougars, who placed fourth last year and second in 2016, are preparing for another title pursuit in the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. The event runs Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at Langley Events Centre. The two teams are among those that have been chasing top-ranked George Elliot (Lake Country) most...

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