Crushed championship dreams, scholarships in jeopardy, unkindled friendships & lifetime memories lost for high school athletes caught in teacher labour strife
KidSport Ottawa beach volleyball tournament coming Aug. 18
Updated On: June 26, 2012
KidSport Ottawa is hosting its second annual beach volleyball tournament at Britannia Beach. Co-ed teams are encouraged to register their team early to avoid disappointment in one of the three divisions; Competitive 4’s, Intermediate 6’s or Recreational 6’s.
Volleyball teams claim national silvers to cap campaigns
Updated On: June 3, 2012
They both came one step short of gold, but for the underdog Ottawa Fusion 16-and-under boys and the Maverick 17U boys, getting the chance to play in the final game for a national title provided an unforgettable memory.
Ottawa wins 2 Ontario volleyball medals
Updated On: May 4, 2012
The Maverick Mustangs earned Ottawa’s top result at April’s Ontario Volleyball Association championships, capturing an 18U boys’ division silver medal.
The 'AA' gold medal-winning Gisèle-Lalonde girls' volleyball team led the national capital's contingent of high school teams in March OFSAA championships.
French schools dominate girls’ volleyball league
Created On: March 10, 2012
There’s no denying the trend when it happens year after year, and this season when the first four choices of OFSAA berths went to Gisèle-Lalonde and Samuel-Genest (‘AA’), and De La Salle and Louis-Riel (‘AAA’), it became even more clear that French schools rule when it comes to girls’ volleyball in the city.
Mavs outlast challengers to win club’s first title at Penn State tourney
Updated On: February 16, 2012
The Maverick Volleyball Club has been testing out a few unconventional approaches this year, but its teams are showing that the strategies are worthwhile and they now have the hardware to prove it.
GGs volleyball close in on top
Updated On: February 12, 2012
The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees have been in the top echelon of the OUA women’s volleyball league on many occasions in recent years, but haven’t quite climbed to the top. This year has a bit of a different feeling to it however, says coach Lionel Woods, who’s been with the team since 1988 and won OUA bronze last year.
Mavs earn unique OVA tourney podium sweep
Updated On: December 7, 2011
It's an unconventional approach, but the Mavericks own the proof of success as their three 15-and-under girls' teams finished at the top of a November Ontario Volleyball Association regional tournament.
Coaching, sports-études, club partnership all key to Franco-Cité volleyball program growth
Updated On: December 7, 2011
There’s a lingering sting that’s tough to shake when losing an OFSAA final 15-13 in the fifth set to the team that’s now won six consecutive provincial ‘AA’ boys’ volleyball titles, but coming so close to knocking off Eden for gold remains an impressive feat for the Franco-Cité Faucons, who produced the best fall season OFSAA result for national capital high schools.