VANCOUVER — For decades, rugby was a mandatory sport at their school.
VANCOUVER — Paul Orazietti came back with a lot of memories from his stint in China this past summer as an assistant coach for Canada at the World Under-19 football championships.
Welcome to Varsity Letters’ weekly B.C. high school rugby report.This week, St. George’s and Yale check in with the results of their matches.
SURREY — He must always be there in support, selfless but at the same time both physically and mentally tough.
VANCOUVER — Sven Butenschon showed a level of mettle last season which went a long ways towards convincing UBC Thunderbirds’ athletic director Gilles Lepine that he need not look far to find the next fulltime head coach of the school’s men’s hockey program.
VANCOUVER — The visits, both those to living rooms across the country and around the sprawling Point Grey campus, are complete.
BURNABY — The Simon Fraser Clan have added a slam-dunk recruit to the roster of its men’s basketball team.
LANGLEY — There have been a lot of great two-sport athletes in the modern era of B.C. high school and university sports, but in any discussion you have, Ryan Sclater’s name needs to be a vital part of the discussion.
VANCOUVER — If you asked Jesse Hooton to cast a ballot for himself as either a track athlete or a politician, the result would likely require a re-count.
ABBOTSFORD — Brad Hildenbrandt has always had the natural gift of sheer physical mass, something that comes in handy when you’re a collegiate wrestler doing your thing in the heavyweight division.