BURNABY — This past August, Mallory Velte got a chance to experience the kind of atmosphere that every wrestler dreams of when she packed her bags for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
LANGLEY — Snow day!For every battered and bruised player in the B.C. high school basketball world, those are sweet words indeed.
VANCOUVER — When Jordan Jensen-Whyte began his career with the UBC Thunderbirds in the fall of 2012, he was standing in shadows deep enough to resemble the cover of night.
Here are my three big basketball take-away from the recently-completed university sports weekend:
VICTORIA — Based strictly on his sheer physical measurements, Victoria’s Dontae Bull fits the bill of any talent evaluator
ABBOTSFORD — The Manny Moment, it turns out, is impervious to just about anything including the rage of an Fraser Valley East snowstorm. Manny Dulay and teammate Nav Bains got caught in an icy, snowy traffic jam on Highway 1 east Friday as the pair headed to Abbotsford to suit up for the Fraser Valley Cascades’ […]
BURNABY — In her childhood days in London, Ont., Meg Wilson would always tell her mom that when the day came for her to pick one sport, she would choose running.
Track the daily movements of a basketball program from high school through university and the calendar, like clockwork, moves a team of dedicated, age-specific athletes through a timetable of tradition.
BURNABY MOUNTAIN — News flash: Ellen Kett didn’t play the whole 40 minutes on Thursday for the Simon Fraser Clan, in fact she was actually afforded 10 minutes of rest.
We’ve hit the ground running here at varsityletters.ca, and with so little time to prepare, we wanted to let you know that podcasts will be an integral part of our website. We’ll talk to coaches and athletes from throughout the B.C. high school and university worlds about their sports, their teams and their lives. Stay tuned!