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02.08.17: VarsityLetters Big 10 rankings

Here’s are the B.C. boys and girls high school basketball rankings for this week:VARSITYLETTERS.CABIG 10 BASKETBALL RANKINGSSENIOR BOYSQUAD A (records, ranking reflect games played through Feb. 7. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)1. Walnut Grove Gators (Langley) (22-1) (LW-1)Last week — Won all three games to finish at Kelowna-Western Canada Invitational. Def. Campbell Collegiate […]

Tamanawis Wildcats' senior guard Kyle Uppal is the blue-chip blueprint of blue-collar importance. (VarsityLetters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Tammy’s Kyle Uppal: An ode to the glue-guys

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 […]

UFV's Manny Dulay was shaken by a near fatal spin-out on the highway but still hit eight threes in a Cascades' win Friday over Victoria. (Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
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UFV players Dulay, Bains escape tragedy in snowy Highway 1 spin-out

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’ […]