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Mavs rise to Canada East title at home

Created On: June 1, 2016
A provincial silver medal wasn’t enough for the Maverick Bandits 14-and-under boys’ volleyball team. They came into the May 6-8 14U Eastern Canadian Championships hungry for more, and they did just that, capturing a historic gold medal in front of a hometown crowd at Carleton University.

Simac earns roster spot for final Olympic men’s volleyball qualifier

Updated On: June 1, 2016
Ottawa’s Adam Simac and the Canadian men’s volleyball team dropped a pair of five-set contests to Poland and Iran at their last-chance Olympic qualification tournament, which runs from May 28-June 5 in Japan.

Team Canada volleyball vet returns from shoulder surgery in time for last-chance Olympic qualifier

Updated On: May 6, 2016
So far, the road to Rio hasn’t been very pleasant for Adam Simac, but the Ottawa volleyball player plans to turn that around come Team Canada’s last-chance Olympic qualifier May 28-June 5 in Tokyo.

Mavs 14U boys collect Ontario silver on eve of home Eastern Canadians

Updated On: May 6, 2016
The Maverick 14-and-under boys’ team produced Ottawa’s top result at April’s Ontario Volleyball Association provincial championships in Kitchener-Waterloo, and they’ll carry the torch as the region’s top hope once again come the Eastern Canadian Volleyball 14U Championships, set for May 5-8 at Carleton University.

Local volleyball coach to direct jr. national team

Updated On: May 6, 2016
Maverick Volleyball Club and Louis-Riel high school coach Frank St-Denis will serve as a member of the Canadian junior national team coaching staff this summer.

Army Run launched future Paralympian’s sitting volleyball career

Created On: April 13, 2016
Chantal Beauchesne experienced two unplanned life-changing events in 2009. The first was not at all pleasant. She was the passenger during a motorcycle crash and had her left leg amputated on the spot when it was sliced by a hydro post cable.

Ottawa the super sports city set to welcome tons of championships

Created On: April 10, 2016
Basketball, canoe slalom, curling, cycling, figure skating, golf, ice cross downhill, mixed martial arts, rugby, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon and volleyball. It’ll be a sports lover’s dream in 2016 and 2017 as Ottawa gets set to host major events in each one of those sports (and odds are solid that hockey and football will join that list).

Sportspage cover story: Ritchie Street Star

Updated On: March 10, 2016
When Antoinette Ntambwe pulls on her light blue Université de Montréal Carabins volleyball jersey this fall, it will mark the peak point of an unlikely journey. Ntambwe will become the first member of her large family to play varsity volleyball – a sport none of them really knew before she took it up – and the first of eight siblings to study at university.

Canada volleyball drops continental Olympic qualifier

Updated On: January 28, 2016
Recovering from shoulder surgery, Adam Simac missed the Canadian men’s volleyball team’s Jan. 8-10 continental qualifier in Edmonton, but the Ottawa veteran now still has a chance to help Canada qualify for its first Olympics since 1992 due to the Canadians’ straight-sets loss to Cuba in the tournament final.

Injury sidelines volleyball player from Olympic qualifier

Created On: December 4, 2015
Adam Simac has been driving himself crazy assembling IKEA furniture lately. But he doesn’t mind much; at least it’s something he is capable of doing. Ask him to do anything that requires him to raise his arm to eye level or above and he’s pretty useless.

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