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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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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Marriott, Claremont roll to AAA semis
Nov30

Marriott, Claremont roll to AAA semis

By Bob Carter Earl Marriott and Claremont may not have been playing at their highest level on Friday morning, but the two AAA teams won in three straight sets at the Kuhunaverse Sports BC Volleyball Championships. The pair will meet in the semifinals at 7:30 Friday night. Marriott’s top-seeded Mariners beat Mount Boucherie 25-15, 26-24, 25-17. The Spartans, who entered the tournament as the third seed, defeated upset-minded Argyle...

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BC Boys Volleyball top 20 and sweet 16 for AAA, AA, A
Nov14

BC Boys Volleyball top 20 and sweet 16 for AAA, AA, A

Last week of rankings heading into Zone Playoffs prior to BC Championships. AAA: Oak Bay and Claremont swap spots after Oak Bay upsets Claremont in the final of the Greater Victoria playoffs (18-16 in the deciding set).  Both will likely meet again in the final of the Island Championships this weekend.  Moscrop and Van Tech should be an exciting matchup in the Lower Mainland Championships, with Argyle looking to spoil one of those two...

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Week 8 A, AA, AAA Boys Volleyball Rankings 2018
Nov07

Week 8 A, AA, AAA Boys Volleyball Rankings 2018

As the BC tournament is 16 teams for AA and 20 teams for AAA, this week we present the top 16 and top 20: A 1.   Centennial Christian Terrace (1) 2.   Vernon Christian (2) 3.   Credo Christian (3) 4.   St. Ann’s Kamloops (4) 5.   Bulkley Valley Christian Smithers (5) 6.   Mt. Sentinel Slocan (6) 7.   St. Andrews Victoria (NR) 8.   Fernie (7) 9.   Kelowna Christian (8) 10. Ebenezer Smithers (9) 11. Brockton School N. Vancouver...

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