EMS caps near-perfect season with AAA crown
Dec01

EMS caps near-perfect season with AAA crown

By Bob Carter There weren’t a ton of surprises for Al Schill this fall as his top-seeded Earl Marriott team steadily marched to its goal — a AAA provincial title, which came Saturday in the form of a 3-0 victory over No. 2 Van Tech. But Schill expressed some amazement just moments after the Mariners’ achievement at the Kuhanaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. ResultsTeam123TOutcomeEMS2525253WinTalismen1816190Loss “To not lose a...

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Lightning re-set, take AA bronze
Dec01

Lightning re-set, take AA bronze

By Bob Carter Langley Christian’s Caleb Kastelein finished the season Saturday at Langley Events Centre the way he played all year, with a strong performance. The Grade 12’s hit off a blocker completed a 3-0 victory over College Heights that gave LCS the AA bronze medal at the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. “He has been so good all year long, but he hasn’t gotten the recognition that others have,” Lightning coach...

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Van Tech wins in 4, will play for AAA Gold
Nov30

Van Tech wins in 4, will play for AAA Gold

By Bob Carter ResultsTeam1234TOutcomeTalismen252620253WinMoscrop232425201Loss Van Tech got the jump on Moscrop Friday night and beat the Panthers in four sets to gain Saturday’s AAA finals at Langley Events Centre. The scores were 25-23, 26-24, 20-25, 25-20. The second-seeded Talismen will play No. 1 Earl Marriott for gold. “Moscrop came out strong, and we did too,” Tech coach Aaron Lock said. “The first two sets showed just how close...

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Marriott marches to Final by the Dozen
Nov30

Marriott marches to Final by the Dozen

By Bob Carter   The season-long recipe for success clicked again Friday night for Earl Marriott. The Mariners, who have lost just once this fall, dispatched Claremont 3-0 to reach the AAA finals at the Kahunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. “We did it by committee,” EMS coach Al Schill said after the 25-14, 25-23, 25-12 victory. “All 12 players got in and made a meaningful impact when they got in.”...

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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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