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 […]
RICHMOND — It’s hard to come out of nowhere, expecially when you’re 6-foot-10 and still growing
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.