Duplication is the name of the game for Antoine and Olivier Ducharme. The identical twin brothers recently completed the remarkable feat of back-to-back provincial championships with both their high school and club volleyball teams.
The Ottawa Mavericks went undefeated in 9 matches, dropping only one set throughout the competition, to win the 17-and-under boys’ gold medal at the Apr. 11-13 Ontario Volleyball Championships in Waterloo.
Louis Riel’s team of underclassmen went undefeated at the provincial championships to win their third consecutive OFSAA ‘A’ Boys Volleyball title. Of the team of 10, five were part of last year’s championship team. All team members are eligible to return next year.
In 10 years as a provincial volleyball coach, Frank St-Denis says he hasn’t seen a team work together better than this year’s Ontario Blacks, who finished on top of Division 1 of men’s competition at the Indoor Canada Cup in Richmond, B.C.
Bien que son travail de passeuse soit de garder le ballon aussi stable que possible, Elly Cavan est avant tout une véritable amatrice de volleyball.
Though her job as a setter is to keep the ball steady as can be, it’s the momentum swings, the highs and lows, that Elly Cavan enjoys most about volleyball.
As far as sporting trajectories go, it’s hard to imagine a direct line between competitive volleyball and professional Ultimate Frisbee.