Terry Fox speed merchant Jaden Severy is expected to be an impact player this fall with the defending Triple A Subway Bowl champion Ravens. (Photo courtesy Terry Fox Secondary athletics
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Terry Fox Ravens: Varsity Letters’ No. 1 in 2017 preseason AAA football ranks

PORT COQUITLAM — When we last left the Terry Fox Ravens, back in early December at B.C. Place Stadium, the PoCo crew was recovering a stripped fumble from within a mass of Notre Dame Jugglers players, setting the stage for a walk-off field goal and one of the most dramatic B.C. championship titles in Subway […]

Desirae Ridenour (centre) of Cowichan, golden in the recent BCHS 3,000m, is flanked by silver medallist Taryn O'Neill (left) of George Elliot and New West's Grace Fetherstonhaugh. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Epic 3,000m senior girls final put B.C. high school middle-distance front-&-centre

LANGLEY — As we get set to bid farewell to another season of B.C. high school sports, my mind can’t help but look forward to so many new plotlines, all enhanced by the happenings of an exciting 2016-17 season.

New Westminster Hyacks' senior running back Sammy Sidhu works behind the blocking of Isaiah States during 2016 action. The Hyacks enter the 2017 campaign ranked No. 2 in the B.C. AAA Varsity Letters Big 5. (Alan Wardle, New Westminster athletics)
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New Westminster Hyacks: Varsity Letters’ No. 2 in 2017 preseason AAA ranks

NEW WESTMINSTER — There is no denying the fact that as spring camp comes to a close in the Royal City, the hometown Hyacks have plenty of reasons for optimism.

Varsity Letters is still looking for names of B.C.'s graduating Class of 2017 high school athletes who will play sports at university or college next season. (Varsity Letters)
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Recruits List 2017: Tell us the names of B.C. high school seniors set to begin university sports careers

We’ve had a fantastic few weeks of response from Varsity Letters readers regarding our annual B.C. Recruits List, and if you’ve already submitted names to us, rest assured, we’ve gotten them. But just to make sure we have the most complete list ever, it’s time to offer another gentle reminder.

North Vancouver's Carson Graham Eagles (white) are the new B.C. Triple A Tier 1 rugby champs. (Photo by Rick MacDonald Photography)
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Carson’s Eagles call on subs to soar, late surge leads to AAA Tier 1 BC title win over Yale

ABBOTSFORD — On the final day of the season, the proverbial gas tank is more often than not half-empty. The Carson Graham Eagles, however, showed how effective half-full could be, leaning on their reserves for some key second-half performances en route to the B.C. senior boys Triple A Tier 1 championship Saturday at Rotary Stadium.

Maple Ridge's Jamie Hennessey, a UBC bound athlete, helped her Ramblers win gold in the 4x400, relay Saturday in Langley. (Varsity Letters photo by Wilson Wong/UBC athletics)
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UBC’s top-of-the-charts recruiting class is filled with records, solid-gold performances

VANCOUVER — It might not be a once-in-a-lifetime recruiting class, but if you want to call it that, it’s not hard to find the numbers to make your argument.

Terry Fox Ravens inside centre Devin Passaglia was a key member of the 2017 BC Triple A Tier 2 champions. (Photo courtesy Terry Fox athletics)
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Talent spilleth over as PoCo’s Terry Fox Ravens win first-ever B.C. high school rugby crown

PORT COQUITLAM — Back in December of 2008, the Terry Fox Ravens had a football season for the ages: 12-0 and a wire-to-wire perch at No. 1 in the AAA rankings, capped with a Subway Bowl B.C. championship title. Later that spring, with many of the football team’s stars, the Fox rugby team went out and […]

New Westminster's Ben Tjernagel (centre) out kicks Quinn Litherland (right) of St. George's to win 200m senior boys final Saturday at the Subway BC High School Track and Field championships. (Varsity Letters photo by Wilson Wong/UBC athletics)