Tamanawis Wildcats' senior guard Kyle Uppal is the blue-chip blueprint of blue-collar importance. (VarsityLetters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Tammy’s Kyle Uppal: An ode to the glue-guys

SURREY — Watch the B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships each year, and in the sudden-elimination environment that defines the sport’s best March Madness qualities, the efforts of each team’s so-called ‘glue players’ is always magnified.They are the ones who can chip in with offence but are more often than not entrusted with less […]

UFV's Manny Dulay was shaken by a near fatal spin-out on the highway but still hit eight threes in a Cascades' win Friday over Victoria. (Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
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UFV players Dulay, Bains escape tragedy in snowy Highway 1 spin-out

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’ […]

UFV Cascades (l to r) Manny Dulay, Kayli Sartori and Vijay Dhillon play their final home regular season games Saturday in Abbotsford. (Photos-Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
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UFV Cascades: Why Seniors’ Night is special

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.