Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Douglas College Royals roundup

Jeff Taylor, men's volleyball, 2011-12

By Josh Martin, Sports Editor, The Other Press

The men’s volleyball team had back-to-back games this past weekend against the CBC Bearcats on Friday and Saturday night, losing the first match 3-2 and winning the second match 3-1. They are in second position in the standings with a 15-5 record and 30 points through 20 matches played.

Next weekend they face-off against the Camosun Chargers here at Douglas on Friday night at 7:45pm and Saturday afternoon at 2:45pm.

The women’s volleyball team also had back-to-back games against the Bearcats, losing their first match 3-0 and their second match the following day 3-2. They are sixth in the standings with a 2-18 record and four points in 20 matches. They’ll be facing the Chargers next weekend on Friday at 6 pm and Saturday at 1pm.

The men’s basketball team didn’t quite have the weekend they were hoping for, losing against the Camosun Chargers on Friday night by a score of 84-76 and then falling short against the VIU Mariners on Saturday 87-73. They are currently in sixth place in the standings with a 5-6 record and 10 points in 11 games. Next weekend sees a pair of road games, the first against the Kwantlen Eagles on Friday night at 8pm and the second on Saturday night against the Langara Falcons at 8pm.

The women’s basketball team lost against the Chargers on Friday night with a final score of 60-48. They played again on Saturday losing against the Mariners by a score of 78-42. They are in eighth spot in the standings with a 1-10 record and two points through 11 games. Next weekend they play the Eagles at 6 pm on Friday night and the Falcons at 6pm on Saturday night.

Come on Douglas, support your Royals!

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