LANGLEY — A couple of weeks ago, I called Olivia Morgan-Cherchas on the telephone to ask her a simple question. “What was your reaction when you first saw the photograph I took of you, immediately after your team won the B.C. senior girls AA basketball championship?”
Today, as we begin our stretch drive of coverage, capping another season of high school and university sports coverage here at Varsity Letters, we begin an informal series of stories which the author feels best encapsulate the spirit of B.C.s community of student-athletes.
SURREY — Over a span of the past 10 years, think of names like Michael Messenger, Jamel Lyles, Caleb Abraham, and of course Derek Best.
PORT COQUITLAM — An old saying reminds us that you’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity. In a figurative sense, after taking more than their share of knock-out punches since the start of last December, nothing could be closer to the truth when it comes to capturing the current state of the Terry Fox […]
NEW WESTMINSTER — Think back to last December and the dramatic way in which the New Westminster Hyacks closed out the 2017 B.C. high school football season.
VANCOUVER — In the lead-up to tonight’s men’s basketball friendly at War Memorial Gymnasium between the UBC Thunderbirds and Team China (7 p.m., $5 tickets), we clean up a busy week of news surrounding the local team with a Varsity Letters’ notebook.
VICTORIA — Victoria’s Mt. Douglas Rams know they are staring head-on into what could be a very special season.
VANCOUVER — Jadon Cohee found out earlier this spring what it’s like to be the toast of the NCAA Div. 1 basketball world.
TSAWWASSEN — It may be a twist to say, but if the South Delta Sun Devils football team can play with the same unbridled passion and physicality that its senior boys rugby team showed en route to a B.C. Triple A Tier 1 title earlier this month, there will be no counting them out of […]
VANCOUVER — There is simply no way to understate just how deep and dangerous the UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team got when the news hit Monday that former Burnaby South Rebels’ star Manroop Clair would, this coming season, adorn himself in blue and gold and resume his university basketball career on the Point Grey campus.In […]