If he can lead Tamanawis on a healthy post-season run, senior guard Miguel Tomley has some of the province's most hallowed marks within his reach. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Miguel Tomley: Tammy’s senior superstar has potential to fashion historic March Madness run

SURREY — At virtually every turn, he has placed bookmarks in the historical timeline of B.C. boys high school basketball. Remember when he turned heads at the 2015 Terry Fox Legal Beagle invitational by averaging 26 ppg as a Grade 9? Or in 2016 when he became the first Grade 10 boys player to be named to […]

The STM Chancellor tourney, basic with its 16-team, four-day format, is something worth preserving, says Aaron Mitchell, the event's host coach. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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STMC’s Chancellor Invitational: Head coach Aaron Mitchell on why tradition still matters in B.C. high school basketball

BURNABY — Aaron Mitchell played high school basketball in the early-to-mid 1990s, an era many call one of the golden ages of the game in our province. And now, over a decade into his career as the head varsity boys basketball coach at Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate, he appreciates more and more how one of […]

Victor Radocaj of Richmond's R.A. McMath Wildcats was the youngest and the only B.C. player selected to Canada Basketball's Under-16/17 team this past summer. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Victor Radocaj: Still just 15, he carries uncommon wisdom on his basketball path from McMath to the world

LANGLEY — It’s one thing to be big, which Victor Radocaj most certainly is. It’s another to truly see the big picture. 

Former UFV Cascades basketball great Peter Wauthy will be inducted into the school's sports Hall of Fame on Friday. (Photo courtesy UFV athletics)
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Doctor’s order: UFV’s 2018 Hall of Famer Peter Wauthy discovered precision for a life in medicine started with basketball

ABBOTSFORD — Peter Wauthy never got a chance to play basketball at the Envision Financial Athletic Centre, yet after this weekend, fans of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s basketball team will be reminded of one of their past heart-and-soul hardcourt heroes each time they pass through the mezzanine of their home gymnasium.

Sir Charles Tupper's Gaurab Acharya (right) turns a corner against Mouat's Harvir Johal on Wednesday in Surrey. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Tigers may be tiny, but their roar the real deal; Sir Charles Tupper tops AAAA No. 4 Mouat at Tammy Holiday Classic

SURREY — Height is a state of mind. Or is that just another way of saying that if you’re short, you better find another way to get the job done?

With both teams still in a state of shock Dec. 2 at B.C. Place Stadium, New Westminster's Severio Asaba shakes hands with the Terry Fox Ravens. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Varsity Letters’ 2017 Story of the Year: Severio Asaba and the New Westminster Hyacks

NEW WESTMINSTER — Deep down inside, he always knew that he was reaching for something. If Severio Asaba could best describe what that was, he might call it his wildest dreams, the kind of stuff so precious that it will never fall into just any old pair of waiting hands.