SFU quarterback Miles Richardson was within shouting distance of the GNAC's all-time single game passing record Saturday. (Photo by Ron Hole property of SFU athletics)
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Football Clan find rare air: In loss to Top 25 CWU, Simon Fraser QB Richardson flirts with GNAC passing mark, WR Rysen John has career day

The Simon Fraser Clan may not have posed an imminent threat to the host and No. 21 nationally-ranked Central Washington Wildcats on Saturday night in Ellensburg. Yet even as the visiting Clan (1-7, 0-6) was falling 60-19 to the reigning powerhouse of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, it was impossible not to appreciate the passing numbers […]

(Photo by Bob Frid property of UBC athletics) (Photo by Bob Frid property of UBC athletics)
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Mike and Trivel: UBC’s dynamic duo of O’Connor and Pinto forge pure magic as ‘Birds top Alberta to secure playoff berth

VANCOUVER — Over the four seasons in which they have turned home games on the Point Grey campus into appointment viewing, the UBC Thunderbirds football team’s national success has introduced a wave of star players to the growing fan base of the blue-and-gold.

STM's Michael Simone (right) has played his best games against B.C.'s best. On Friday, the STM receiver set up his team's first TD in a win over No. 2 Terry Fox with a 90-yard reception. (File photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FINAL EDITION! 10.19.18 Friday Night Lights edition: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report

LANGLEY — Welcome to the Saturday morning updated version of the Friday Night Lights edition of Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report. We’ve added late reports from Vancouver College vs. Lynden (Wash.) and Westsyde vs Salmon Arm.Looks for our Saturday edition later today with all the results from today. A full schedule of today’s game […]

Notre Dame's Teon Alexander-Amour rushed for over 300 yards last week en route to Varsity Letter Player of the Week honours. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Juggler’s ‘Neon’ Teon lights up Notre Dame ground game, his 322 rushing yards net VL’s Player of the Week honours

LANGLEY — Once again, here’s our best effort to turn subjectivity into a science. Ahh, it’s pretty tough to do. Still, when you break 300 yards rushing in the AAA ranks it’s pretty tough to not get the nod.

Star senior setter Brendan McCaffrey (left) and Grade 10 middle Graham Mealing are among the Pipers set to welcome the rest of the field to this weekend's Argyle Invitational, set to run Friday and Saturday at the North Vancouver school. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Encore, encore! Argyle’s volleyball expansion whirlwind was no fluke, AAA No. 12-ranked Pipers play host to weekend invitational

NORTH VANCOUVER — You can’t blame Shon Sim for delighting in the recognition his Argyle Pipers senior boys volleyball team has received since their comet-like arrival on the provincial scene last season.

Mission's winged helmets seem especially appropriate this season as the team has adopted the double-wing, an offence which has the Roadrunners rushing up a storm. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Mission earns its football wings, rush-heavy Roadrunners pay homage in adopting John Barsby’s double-wing offence

MISSION — Wrong offence, bad result. Right offence, good result. The Mission Roadrunners are true believers in that simplest of formulas this season, their third at the Triple-A tier, and one in which they have finally begun to show the signs of forward progress.

Terry Fox linebacker Vincent Mehain chats with defensive coordinator Tom Kudaba during early-season action in PoCo against the Vernon Panthers. The Ravens are at Burnaby Lake on Friday for a huge Eastern Conference clash with the St. Thomas More Knights. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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10.18.18 edition B.C. high school football Weekend Survival Guide: Big 5 rankings, Top 5 Games to Watch plus full schedule

LANGLEY — Welcome to Week 7 of B.C. high school football’s nine-week regular season. You do the math! We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty with terrific conference matchups gaining in importance each week. Varsity Letters’ Weekend Survival Guide is once again up to the task. We’ve got a fresh new set of Big 5 rankings for both […]

G.W. Graham Grizzlies' star senior Deanna Tuchscherer has elected to stay home for her university career and announced that she will play for her father Al as a member of the Fraser Valley Cascades beginning in the fall of 2019. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of UFV Athletics)
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Deanna Tuchscherer: After searching far and wide, GWG’s star senior will play for dad Al and her hometown Fraser Valley Cascades

ABBOTSFORD — Deanna Tuchscherer has always trusted her basketball skills.But it took a summer spent away from home, in the company of some of the nation’s best young talent, for the rising 6-foot-1 senior guard/forward to realize that it was also okay to trust her inner basketball voice.What it kept telling her, and what she […]