The DVSS Senior Dynos volleyball team travelled to Okotoks on the weekend for the Zone Two Championship at Strathcona Tweedsmuir School.

Sr Dynos 2Photo courtesy Jennifer Bertsch.The Dynos won two of three round-robin games to make it into the knockout round.

"They performed really admirably; they ran a faster tempo offence and things that we had been practising all season and it seemed as though everything came together this weekend," recalled coach Erica Crocker. "Unfortunately, in the quarter-finals, the (Oilfields) Drillers got the best of us and we lost in three sets."

Drumheller finished the tournament in 5th place, which Crocker insisted does not reflect how well they played.

"Our first tournament in Brooks was a similar outcome to Zones, where we lost in the quarter-finals, but every other tournament that we've played in we medalled," she noted. "Two golds and a silver over the season, there's so many highlights; you'd have me on the phone for a very long time if we're going over the highlight reel, it was such a great season."

The four most senior Dynos will be moving on at the end of the school year. Grace Spitzer, Cera Cawiezel, Emilya Wright and Erin Bertsch will be graduating in 2019. Crocker believes these girls are going to be very difficult to replace given their commitment to the sport.

"We've got a lot of great girls coming up from the Junior A team; they secured their (Zone) banner last weekend," she explained. "We've got eight girls that are continuing to develop and we're going to be an aggressive team next year, so I'm really looking forward to it."

More Sports News

Dragons Fall in Game Five

Your Drumheller Dragons met up with the Canmore Eagles in the deciding game of their first round playoff series. The series has been decided in overtime for the first four games, so everyone knew it…

Overtime and Overtime in Canmore

Your Drumheller Dragons continued their playoff series with the Canmore Eagles on Sunday and Monday. These two teams continue to battle going into the games on the weekend tied at one game a piece.

Drumheller Dragons Bradley Stonnell Commits to Robert Morris University

The 5' 11 Right Shot Defenseman, Drumheller Dragons' Bradley Stonnel, who plays with deception and creativity, has committed to Robert Morris University, in Pennsylvania, for the 2019-2020 hockey…

Double OT Winner For The Dragons

Your Drumheller Dragons continued their playoff series with Canmore Eagles on Friday night at the Memorial Arena. Canmore won game one in overtime on Thursday and the Dragons needed to bounce back to…

Game One Goes To Overtime and Dragons Fall Short

Thursday night your Drumheller Dragons started the AJHL Playoffs against their first-round opponent, the Canmore Eagles. Drumheller won the season series five games to one but most of the games were…

Dragons Finish the Season With A New Record

Your Drumheller Dragons hosted the Calgary Mustangs for the final game for both teams in the 2018-2019 AJHL Regular Season. A great crowd of 1066 were in attendance to see the Dragons smash a team…

Dragons Win In Olds On Saturday

Your Drumheller Dragons traveled to Olds on Saturday night for their final road game of the 2018-2019 season. The Grizzlys have not had a great year but the Dragons could not underestimate them.

Dragons Winning Streak Ends At Seven Games

The Drumheller Dragons travelled down Highway 9 to Calgary to face the Mustangs. The Dragons were going into the game leading the season series 3 games to one. Calgary was waiting for them.

Landon Brown Envisions Skeleton for 2026 Winter Olympics

Landon Brown has been sledding on some slippery slopes and it is worth the adrenaline rush at top speeds in hope of competing in the World Cup for Skeleton Racing.

(GALLERY)Lucky Seven For The Dragons On Saturday

Your Dragons cranked up the volume of the Memorial Arena tonight when they hosted the Olds Grizzlys. Drumheller is still in the fight for second in the AJHL South Division while the Grizzlys are… is Drumheller's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide