Volleyball

VSS Panthers’ junior A girls volleyball team made it to the final of a tournament in Langley Sept. 24-25. (Vernon Secondary Panthers photo)

Vernon Panthers fall in Langley volleyball final

Junior A girls team went undefeated until last game against Langley Christian Lightning

 

The Vernon Christian School Royals senior volleyball team beat the Kelowna Christian School Knights 25-17, 25-19 on the first day of their home tournament Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon Christian School Royals off to strong start at home volleyball tournament

The Royals won two games and lost one on the first day of the two-day tournament

 

The Emily Dahl Foundation announced Novah Gardner as the 2022 recipient of its $5,000 scholarship Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Vernon volleyball player earns $5,000 scholarship

The Emily Dahl Foundation named the recipient of its 2022 scholarship on Friday

 

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

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)
Kal Secondary’s Rory O’Brien (from left), Devon Sales Parno and James Helfrick of Vernon Secondary are three of nine North Okanagan volleyball players named to provincial teams competing at the Canada Cup tournament this week in Calgary. (Contributed)

North Okanagan volleyball stars on display in Calgary

Nine women and men taking part in Canada Cup tournament

Kal Secondary’s Rory O’Brien (from left), Devon Sales Parno and James Helfrick of Vernon Secondary are three of nine North Okanagan volleyball players named to provincial teams competing at the Canada Cup tournament this week in Calgary. (Contributed)
Clarence Fulton Secondary senior girls volleyball coach Sharon Shaigec (left) accepts her 2021-22 B.C. School Sports Coach of the Year honour. (contributed)

Vernon volleyball coach among B.C.’s best

Sharon Shaigec from Fulton Secondary named one of four B.C. School Sports Coaches of the Year

Clarence Fulton Secondary senior girls volleyball coach Sharon Shaigec (left) accepts her 2021-22 B.C. School Sports Coach of the Year honour. (contributed)
Longtime Vernon curler, coach, instructor, official Sharon Morrison (left) is presented with the Tim Hortons North Okanagan Athletic Awards’ Leadership in Sports honour Friday, June 17, in a ceremony at Vernon’s Spirit Square by awards committee director Ann Holmes. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

WATCH: North Okanagan sports excellence honoured

Tim Hortons Athletic Awards go to Ina Forrest, Sharon Morrison, Seaton senior girls volleyball team

Longtime Vernon curler, coach, instructor, official Sharon Morrison (left) is presented with the Tim Hortons North Okanagan Athletic Awards’ Leadership in Sports honour Friday, June 17, in a ceremony at Vernon’s Spirit Square by awards committee director Ann Holmes. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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

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)
(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 - 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)
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

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 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 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)
The Vernon Panthers finished fifth out of eight in the Interior junior girls volleyball championships, hosted by Vernon Secondary School Nov. 27-28. 
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon hosts girls volleyball Interior provincial championships

VSS hosted the championships, won by West Kelowna, last-minute due to highway closures, floods

The Vernon Panthers finished fifth out of eight in the Interior junior girls volleyball championships, hosted by Vernon Secondary School Nov. 27-28. 
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Seaton Sonics captured the 29th annual Fulton Maroons senior girls high school volleyball tournament Saturday, Nov. 6, sweeping the Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops in the championships. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: Seaton captures crosstown rival Fulton’s senior volleyball tourney in Vernon

Sonics sweep Valleyview of Kamloops at 29th annual Fulton Maroons event; hosts finish third out of eight

The Seaton Sonics captured the 29th annual Fulton Maroons senior girls high school volleyball tournament Saturday, Nov. 6, sweeping the Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops in the championships. (Contributed)
Jennifer Oakes. (UBCO Heat)
Jennifer Oakes. (UBCO Heat)
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