SPORTS IN BRIEF: Outdoor volleyball series ready to go; Highlanders to finish season at Royal Athletic Park

Outdoor volleyball series ready to go; Highlanders to finish season at Royal Athletic Park

Outdoor volleyball series ready to go

The 25th year could be the last for Keg Summer volleyball series.

There’ll be three stops at Reynolds Park this year, starting July 17 and then on Aug. 14 and Aug. 28.

Stop one is a reverse doubles format with men spiking from behind a three metre line, girls from anywhere, on a women’s height net.

The cost is $30 per player, $25 for students.

For registration or information, email Lorne Chan at spike99@shaw.ca or call 250-812-2708.

Highlanders move downtown

Premier soccer is moving to Royal Athletic Park as the Victoria Highlanders will complete their Professional Development League schedule with five straight home games in the historic stadium.

The men hold the last playoff spot in the Northwest Division. The RAP homestand begins Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. versus the North Sound Sea Wolves.

The schedule then looks like this: July 16 versus the Portland Timbers at 7:30 p.m.; July 21 against English visitors Port Vale, 7 p.m.; July 23 versus the Kitsap Pumas, 7 p.m.; and July 24 against the Abbotsford Mariners, 4 p.m.

Ticket packages for all five RAP games are available for $75 (premium), $55 (general), $42 (senior/student general) and $35 (youth general) by calling 250-590-8432.