14U Destroyers Win Silver at 15U Provincial Cup

Coach Scott knows his 14U Destroyers can be strong contenders this season, and their first OVA tournament has confirmed this. The Destroyers competed in the 15U Provincial Cup on November 3 in Stouffvillle. The team played a strong game of offence and defence all day where they went undefeated in morning pool taking on the 1st and 7th ranked teams. Cross-overs and the semi-final match were no different and found the undefeated Destroyers continuing on their path of destruction. It wasn’t until the gold medal game where the Destroyers faced another 14U team, Leaside Red, would the girls meet their match. Showing sings of wear after a long day, the girls succumed to Leaside in two sets but still came away victorious knowing they had proven themselves very strong amongst this skilled group of competitors. Congratulations, Destroyers and good luck at your 14U Provincial Cup on November 17.

A big shout out to this year’s team sponsors:

Charley Ronicks Pub & Restaurant (tell them Durham Rebels sent you and a portion of the sale goes to 14U Destroyers)

Jon Vos Landscaping

Marion Penny, The Shawn Lepp Group

16U Crusaders Win Gold at 17U Provincial Cup

It was a golden start to the OVA season for Durham Rebels Crusaders as they swept through the 17U Provincial Cup undefeated. Coach Paul was with his 17U team so assistant coach Deb took the reigns this weekend and the team did not disappoint. Losing just one set all day the Crusaders proved it’s not where you start (seeded 7th) but where you finish.  It was a 16U vs 16U gold medal final as the Crusaders met up with their neighbours from Durham Attack Power. The Crusaders defeated Power 25-12, 25-15 earning themselves the gold medal and the right to move up to the 17U Championship division for the Challenge Cup in December. Congratulations coaches and players!

Invado: Beach 4s Fundraising Tournament

The ‘Invado Club Awards Program’ seeks to help OVA club volleyball teams fund programs, cover volunteer expenses, and help cover rising fees for families in need.  Many athletes and families can’t afford club or ‘rep’ programs, so we’re doing what we can to help kids get on the courts and help teams to support them while they do!  Aside from direct donations to clubs, Invado is also hosting ‘Club Day’ community fundraising tournaments.

So, please join us for a great day of beach volleyball in support of the Durham Rebels Volleyball Club (DRVC)!  This tournament (sponsored by the Ontario Volleyball Association) is open to all members of the public (ages 12 & up), club players, coaches, and families, and will feature separate divisions for ALL LEVELS & AGES OF PLAY!  And – of course – $50 from each team fee & $10 from each individual fee will be headed straight to the club, too!

Format: Co-ed 4s (min. 2 females on the court at all times)
Ages: 12 & older
Times: 10:30-4:30pm (approx)
Divisions: Recreational – Intermediate – Competitive – Elite
Cost: $40/individual or $160/team
Prize: Invado Volleyball Clothing
Max Roster Size: 7
MIN # of Games: 7