WEST VANCOUVER — It’s noon hour at West Vancouver Secondary and a chance for the Highlanders senior varsity football team to gather for the first meeting of a week filled with gridiron significance.
Welcome back to Varsity Letters’ Top 10 performances of the week in B.C. high school football. There were so many eye-popping numbers this weekend that we’ve added honourable mentions.
Here’s our look at Saturday’s action in the world of BC high school football.
My biggest takeaways from Saturday evening’s UBC football game which featured the biggest crowd I have seen for a university sports event in the 16 seasons since I got off the NBA beat:
VANCOUVER — Trivel Pinto is playing football like he is the best university player in country and on Saturday, one of the largest and most appreciative crowds in the history of Thunderbird Stadium headed to the exits convinced of the fact.For over three hours, in front of a UBC Homecoming crowd announced at 9,542, the […]
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BURNABY — As a pass rusher, Brad Lyons has always looked for the shortest and the quickest path into the opposition backfield.Yet it wasn’t until he finally settled on the school that is the shortest and quickest path from his high school days in Port Coquitlam that the 6-foot-4, 250-pound Lyons finally found the place […]
The VaristyLetters.ca Big 5 B.C. high school football senior varsity rankings in expanded form:
BURNABY — In mid-November of last year, on the heels of the program’s fifth GNAC championship title and yet another run to the NCAA playoffs, the Simon Fraser men’s soccer program received one of the biggest individual honours in its sport.
TSAWWASSEN — Michael Calvert has grown up in the 604, but after his incredible performance Friday night, maybe he should get his own area code. So how about the 654?