Volleyball

Zach Hofer has become the latest member of his family to sign with Trinity Western University. (TWU)

Langley’s Zach Hofer becomes third family member to play for TWU Spartans

Coach calls them a ‘volleyball family’

  • Jan 17, 2023

 

Langley Christian Lightning senior boys wrapped up a successful season by winning the provincial AA championship banner for the first time since 2017 in Victoria. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

After three silvers, Langley Christian Lightning wins gold at provincials

Rallying cry was ‘Let’s do difficult things’ coach said

 

Langley Christian Lightning Jr. boys team manager Simon Cui was hoisted into the air by his teammates with the Eastern Valley trophy on Nov. 10, a week when LCS teams won four of five championships. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Four championships in three days: a great week for Langley Christian Lightning teams

Eastern Valley soccer and volleyball championship wins for LCS

  • Nov 22, 2022

 

Langley’s Trinity Western Spartans dominated at the Volleyball Showcase that drew top teams to the Langley Events Centre October 14 to 16 (Langley Events Centre)
Langley’s Trinity Western Spartans dominated at the Volleyball Showcase that drew top teams to the Langley Events Centre October 14 to 16 (Langley Events Centre)
The Spartans women’s team is preparing to do battle against five of the country’s top teams at the three-day Volleyball Showcase being hosted at Langley Events Centre this weekend. Action kicks off Friday afternoon. (TWU Spartans/Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU hosts some of country’s best players

Three days of action kick off today at Langley Events Centre with the women’s Volleyball Showcase

The Spartans women’s team is preparing to do battle against five of the country’s top teams at the three-day Volleyball Showcase being hosted at Langley Events Centre this weekend. Action kicks off Friday afternoon. (TWU Spartans/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Defending champion Trinity Western women’s volleyball team, seen here in a 2019 game, will be playing against five other top USPORTS women’s volleyball teams at the Volleyball Showcase that gets under way Friday, Oct. 14 at Langley Events Centre. Organizers have made a call for volunteers to help with the event. (Langley Advance Times file)

Top-flight Langley volleyball event looking for volunteers

‘Volleyball Showcase’ will pit Langley’s TWU Spartans against 5 other top USPORTS women’s teams

  • Oct 10, 2022
Defending champion Trinity Western women’s volleyball team, seen here in a 2019 game, will be playing against five other top USPORTS women’s volleyball teams at the Volleyball Showcase that gets under way Friday, Oct. 14 at Langley Events Centre. Organizers have made a call for volunteers to help with the event. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans women’s volleyball team won their Canada West Championship with a 3-1 victory over Alberta Pandas. (Langley Advance Times files)

LEC to host 6 university volleyball teams

Langley’s TWU to attend as the defending champion

Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans women’s volleyball team won their Canada West Championship with a 3-1 victory over Alberta Pandas. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU’s Heppell named Player of the Week

Alberta’s Jordan Canham, too earned the award

Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley University men and women volleyball team into win quarterfinals

Trinity Western University teams will play next championship match on Saturday

Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
TWU’s victorious women’s volleyball team after their win in Calgary on Sunday. (U SPORTS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

TWU takes gold and silver for women’s and men’s volleyball

Both teams returned home to Langley with medals

  • Mar 29, 2022
TWU’s victorious women’s volleyball team after their win in Calgary on Sunday. (U SPORTS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans women’s volleyball team has officially won their fifth – and third consecutive – Canada West Championship with a 3-1 victory over Alberta Pandas. (TWU)
Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans women’s volleyball team has officially won their fifth – and third consecutive – Canada West Championship with a 3-1 victory over Alberta Pandas. (TWU)
Ben Josephson motivating the players before a match in the CW league. He earned the nod as the conference’s top coach for the fourth time in his CW career. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley University men’s volleyball dominating Canada West league

Player of the year and top coach both represent Trinity Western University in the championship

Ben Josephson motivating the players before a match in the CW league. He earned the nod as the conference’s top coach for the fourth time in his CW career. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Outside hitter Brodie Hofer led the way for the Spartans with 19 kills, five aces, three digs, and two blocks for 25 points. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU men and women volleyball team defeat Manitoba’s Brandon Bobcats

The Spartans will host week two of the Canada West playoffs

Outside hitter Brodie Hofer led the way for the Spartans with 19 kills, five aces, three digs, and two blocks for 25 points. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Brodie Hofer was named Canada West Men’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week for the second time this season after yet another outstanding performance for the Trinity Western University Spartans in conference play. (file)
Langley’s Brodie Hofer was named Canada West Men’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week for the second time this season after yet another outstanding performance for the Trinity Western University Spartans in conference play. (file)
In a May video posted online, Langley Christian School volleyball star Lucas Woelders said he wanted to play for a university in western Canada or the U.S. This month, he achieved that goal, signing with the UBC Okanagan Heat. (Courtesy UBCO)
In a May video posted online, Langley Christian School volleyball star Lucas Woelders said he wanted to play for a university in western Canada or the U.S. This month, he achieved that goal, signing with the UBC Okanagan Heat. (Courtesy UBCO)
Langley Christian School (LCS) Lightning took silver at the provincial AA volleyball championships in Victoria on Dec. 11. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley Christian Lightning take silver at provincial AA volleyball championships

Team ‘should be proud of who they’ve become and how they represented our program’ coach said

Langley Christian School (LCS) Lightning took silver at the provincial AA volleyball championships in Victoria on Dec. 11. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball first-year Spartan Colby Nemeth is playing for Canada at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championship underway in Phuket, Thailand. (file)

Trinity Western volleyball player competes for Canada

Spartan Colby Nemeth is at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championship underway in Phuket, Thailand

Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball first-year Spartan Colby Nemeth is playing for Canada at the U21 Beach Volleyball World Championship underway in Phuket, Thailand. (file)
Volleyball Canada has named Trinity Western men’s volleyball head coach Ben Josephson as the new senior men’s indoor head volleyball coach. (NORCECA)
Volleyball Canada has named Trinity Western men’s volleyball head coach Ben Josephson as the new senior men’s indoor head volleyball coach. (NORCECA)
Ben Josephson, head coach at Langley’s Trinity Western University, will be among some of the top volleyball minds from across North America on hand to share their knowledge as part of the coaching symposium next month’s Volleyball Showcase. (TWU files/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ben Josephson, head coach at Langley’s Trinity Western University, will be among some of the top volleyball minds from across North America on hand to share their knowledge as part of the coaching symposium next month’s Volleyball Showcase. (TWU files/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Christian Lightning boys took the Eastern Valley volleyball championships, the latest in a string of strong showings. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Christian Lightning boys took the Eastern Valley volleyball championships, the latest in a string of strong showings. (Special to Langley Advance Times)