Volleyball

Kal Secondary’s Rory O’Brien (left) and best friend James Helfrick of Vernon Secondary School helped Team B.C. Red win the bronze medal in the Div. 1 Men’s competition at the Canada Cup Volleyball Tournament in Calgary July 21-24. (Dwayne Remple photo)

North Okanagan volleyball players win Canada Cup bronze

James Helfrick and Rory O’Brien help Team B.C. Blue finish third; eight locals played in tourney

 

(Photo - UBCO Heat/Contributed)

Kelowna Secondary grad following in sister’s footsteps

“When I was offered an opportunity to be a part of that, I didn’t have to think twice about it”

 

The Vernon Firehawks won the Volleyball B.C. U17 girls club championship at the Richmond Olympic Oval Easter weekend to advance to the national finals in Edmonton May 19-21. (Jenni Duff photo)

PHOTOS: Vernon volleyball team golden at provincials

Vernon Firehawks drop just one set in rolling to Volleyball B.C. U17 girls title; advance to nationals

 

UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga (left) named to USPORTS All-Rookie team (Photo - David Holl)

UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga named to UPSORTS All-Rookie team

The Kelowna native was named Canada West Rookie of the Year earlier this month

UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga (left) named to USPORTS All-Rookie team (Photo - David Holl)
(Contributed)

UBCO volleyball player/Kelowna native wins Canada West Rookie of the Year

Second straight year a UBCO player has won the award

(Contributed)
(Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO women’s volleyball season comes to an end

Alberta and Trinity Western advance to the final four

(Photo - UBCO Athletics)
The Vernon Sky Volleyball Club has approached Vernon council about a partnership to build a new domed volleyball facility in the city. (Photo Submitted)

Vernon volleyball club passes Skydome vision onto city

Sky Volleyball Club is looking to build a new club facility and would like to enter into partnership with city

The Vernon Sky Volleyball Club has approached Vernon council about a partnership to build a new domed volleyball facility in the city. (Photo Submitted)
(Photo - Huskie Athletics)

UBCO women’s volleyball falls to #1 ranked Trinity Western, must win on Saturday against Alberta

Trinity Western took the second round match three sets to one

(Photo - Huskie Athletics)
(Photo - Conan Shing Photography)

UBC Okanagan women’s volleyball opens second round tonight

They take on Trinity Western and Alberta

(Photo - Conan Shing Photography)
(Photo - Gibi Saini)

College Sports: OC playing for gold, UBCO volleyball hanging on

The Okanagan Collge Coyotes will take on VIU in the finals

(Photo - Gibi Saini)
(Photo - Lethbridge Sports)

College sports: UBCO Men’s basketball pulls off upset, OC women make history

UBCO basketball advances, volleyball on the brink of elimination

(Photo - Lethbridge Sports)
(Photo - Kelowna Rockets)

Sports weekend preview: Rockets play three, Chiefs need a win, post-secondary seasons ending

The Rockets will be play games in Kelowna, Kamloops and Seattle this weekend

(Photo - Kelowna Rockets)
Rockets defenseman Elias Carmichael (#14) collides with a Spokane player earlier this season (Photo - Steve Dunsmoor)

Sports weekend preview: Rockets look to stay hot

Eight hockey games over the weekend; UBCO and OC basketball and volleyball in action as well

Rockets defenseman Elias Carmichael (#14) collides with a Spokane player earlier this season (Photo - Steve Dunsmoor)
UBCO Heat volleyball have their postponed games rescheduled for February (Photo credit - Conan Shing Photography)

UBCO Volleyball postponed games rescheduled for February

Both the men and the women had six games delayed total in January

UBCO Heat volleyball have their postponed games rescheduled for February (Photo credit - Conan Shing Photography)
The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits, including 3 KSS Owls

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
The Okanagan champion Seaton Sonics lost 3-2 in the B.C. Senior Girls High School AAA Volleyball final to the No. 1-ranked Mt. Douglas Rams of Victoria Saturday, Dec. 11, in Vancouver. (Contributed)

North Okanagan teams medal at high school volleyball finals

Seaton Sonics, Charles Bloom Timberwolves win silver and bronze, respectively, at B.C. girls’ tourneys

The Okanagan champion Seaton Sonics lost 3-2 in the B.C. Senior Girls High School AAA Volleyball final to the No. 1-ranked Mt. Douglas Rams of Victoria Saturday, Dec. 11, in Vancouver. (Contributed)
The Kelowna Owls, five times the silver medalists at the B.C. AAA High School Senior Boys Volleyball Championships, pushed through and won gold Saturday, Dec. 11, in Richmond, defeating the Elgin Park Orcas of Surrey 3-1. (Instagram photo)

Kelowna Owls capture B.C. volleyball gold

Senior boys push through after 5 silver medals; KSS Owls girls bag bronze at 4A provincials, Mt. Boucherie 5th

The Kelowna Owls, five times the silver medalists at the B.C. AAA High School Senior Boys Volleyball Championships, pushed through and won gold Saturday, Dec. 11, in Richmond, defeating the Elgin Park Orcas of Surrey 3-1. (Instagram photo)
The five-time Okanagan Valley champion Seaton Sonics are among four North Okanagan teams competing at provincial high school volleyball championships this week. (Contributed)

North Okanagan teams set for provincial volleyball finals

Three teams head south by air, one team driving eastbound and down for B.C. finals

The five-time Okanagan Valley champion Seaton Sonics are among four North Okanagan teams competing at provincial high school volleyball championships this week. (Contributed)
Sydney Grills helped the UBCO Heat women to victory this weekend (Conan Shing Photography)

UBCO Heat volleyball win last home games of the season

The UBCO volleyball programs swept a single-day doubleheader against the UBC Thunderbirds

Sydney Grills helped the UBCO Heat women to victory this weekend (Conan Shing Photography)
Heat playing the UVF Cascades. (Conan Shing Photography)

UBCO’s volleyball team faces rivals for last home game of the season

Hot on a winning streak, the Heat will play their rivals, the UBC Thunderbirds

Heat playing the UVF Cascades. (Conan Shing Photography)