Volleyball

Large family cheering section was on hand at the nationals to support Danielle Groenendijk. From left: Sam Groenendijk, Cam Groenendijk, Chris Groenendijk, Henrietta Groenendijk, Danielle, Ben Westwood, Megan Groenendijk and Teresa Kampman. (Photo submitted)

Fourth time’s the charm at nationals for Groenendijk

DCS grad and Chemainus resident caps VIU volleyball career in fine fashion

 

The VIU Mariners celebrate winning the CCAA championship on Sunday, March 27, at Holland College on Prince Edward Island. (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association photo)

VIU Mariners win fourth-straight national volleyball championship

VIU defeated Douglas Royals in CCAA gold-medal match in P.E.I. this past weekend

 

Duncan Christian’s Julianna Kapteyn sets the ball with teammate Sydney Dollman getting ready in front of the net during round-robin play against Lake Cowichan at the Island senior girls championships last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian Chargers opt out of volleyball provincials

DCS had qualified as Island silver medallists

 

DCS’s Cohen Floucault fires back at Brookes Westshore during the Island championships. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian Chargers take hard-fought fourth at Islands

Senior boys team edged by Brodeur in must-win match

DCS’s Cohen Floucault fires back at Brookes Westshore during the Island championships. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Brentwood College School won the Central Vancouver Island Junior Girls B Volleyball Championship last week. (Submitted by Tanya Scheck)
Brentwood College School won the Central Vancouver Island Junior Girls B Volleyball Championship last week. (Submitted by Tanya Scheck)
The Duncan Christian Chargers celebrate winning silver at the Island senior girls single-A volleyball championships. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
The Duncan Christian Chargers celebrate winning silver at the Island senior girls single-A volleyball championships. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Duncan Christian’s junior boys won the Central Island volleyball championship prior to competing at Islands. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)

Duncan Christian junior boys compete at Island volleyball championships

DCS junior girls host Central Islands this Thursday

Duncan Christian’s junior boys won the Central Island volleyball championship prior to competing at Islands. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Duncan Christian’s junior boys celebrate winning the Central Island volleyball championship last week. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)

Duncan Christian Chargers take Central Island volleyball title

Junior boys team headed to Islands this weekend

Duncan Christian’s junior boys celebrate winning the Central Island volleyball championship last week. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
With her back to the net, Duncan Christian’s Nema de Vries returns the ball during a match against the Lake Cowichan Secondary Lakers earlier this season. (Citizen file)

Duncan Christian hosts Island girls volleyball finals this weekend

DCS joined by 11 other teams, including Lake Cowichan

With her back to the net, Duncan Christian’s Nema de Vries returns the ball during a match against the Lake Cowichan Secondary Lakers earlier this season. (Citizen file)
Duncan Christian’s Jayden Croswell lines up a hit during a recent tournament at Vancouver Island University. (Photo submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Duncan Christian’s Jayden Croswell lines up a hit during a recent tournament at Vancouver Island University. (Photo submitted by Duncan Christian School)
With her back to the net, Duncan Christian’s Nema de Vries returns the ball during a match against the Lake Cowichan Secondary Lakers. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Shawnigan first, host Chargers third in Duncan Christian volleyball tournament

Gulf Islands, Cowichan and Lake Cowichan round out the field

With her back to the net, Duncan Christian’s Nema de Vries returns the ball during a match against the Lake Cowichan Secondary Lakers. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Patrick Foley blasts the ball backward during a match at Cowichan Outdoor Volleyball’s Welcome Back Tournament at the Cowichan Sportsplex on Aug. 21. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Patrick Foley blasts the ball backward during a match at Cowichan Outdoor Volleyball’s Welcome Back Tournament at the Cowichan Sportsplex on Aug. 21. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)

Cowichan volleyball star running for Parkinson’s awareness, funding

Cause in honour of her grandfather the focus of athlete’s energy over 30 days

Danielle Groenendijk and some of her Vancouver Island University teammates back in 2018. (Photo submitted)
It’s a family affair for the Groenendijks with the Vancouver Island University Mariners volleyball program. From left: Danielle, Doug, dad Chris, mom Henrietta and Megan ensure the family is well-represented at competition in 2019. (Photo submitted)

Nothing set for Cowichan’s Groenendijks in volleyball due to COVID

Danielle’s chance at a fourth straight national title blocked while Doug awaits return to Europe

It’s a family affair for the Groenendijks with the Vancouver Island University Mariners volleyball program. From left: Danielle, Doug, dad Chris, mom Henrietta and Megan ensure the family is well-represented at competition in 2019. (Photo submitted)
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Adam Kapteyn (Submitted)

Duncan Christian grads get top college sports honours

Danielle Groenendijk and Adam Kapteyn were both honoured

Adam Kapteyn (Submitted)