Burnaby South fans may well get a chance to enjoy another of these rare moments as the Rebels will enter the 2018-19 season as the clear B.C. Quad A title favourite. (Photo by Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
Point guard Arun Atker is among a gaggle of rising seniors that have the North Delta Huskies as the team to beat heading into the 2018-19 AAA season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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03.18.18 AAA Pre-Preseason rankings tab North Delta Huskies to win first B.C. title in 29 years, Tupper and McMath among top trio

LANGLEY — Five of the eight quarterfinalists from the recent B.C. boys senior boys AAA championships are back as part of the Pre-Preseason rankings. All of that adds up to growing rivalries and the continued competitive excellence within the province’s newest tier.

Austin Siemens is one of a number of underclassmen rising up the ranks for North Vancouver's No. 1-ranked AA Seycove Seyhawks. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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03.17.18: North Van’s Sey-Hey kids top the charts! Seycove Seyhawks, Shawnigan Lake Stags open 1-2 atop B.C. boys AA hoop rankings

LANGLEY — Since moving to its new home at the Langley Events Centre in time for March Madness 2014, the B.C. senior boys AA championships have been won just once by a public school. That was back in that first year when Victoria’s Lambrick Park Lions took the title.

Similkameen's Corbin Marsden, a rising senior for the Sparks, is expected to help the Keremeos squad compete for a B.C. 1A title next season. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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03.16.18: Sparks to burn bright in 2018-19, Similkameen tops B.C. senior boys Single-A preseason hoops rankings

LANGLEY — If the coming together of all four of B.C.’s senior boys varsity basketball tiers for one weekend of championship play at the Langley Events Centre has shown us anything, it’s the breadth of talent that exists across our entire province.

The engine of the 2018-19 Kelowna Owls, Jaeli Ibbetson (left) and Kennedy Dickie embraced earlier this months in the seconds before their team won the B.C. AAA title at the LEC. Kelowna will open next season at No 1. (Photo by Garrett James property of Langley Events Centre)
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03.15.18: Our first look! The Varsity Letters/BCSSGBA Big 10 Pre-Preseason senior girls AAA basketball rankings

We’ve just finished the 2017-18 season, but we here at Varsity Letters are already looking ahead to next season.

The British Columbia High School Boys Basketball Association is addressing concerns from its membership regarding boarding schools and international student-athletes. (Varsity Letters file photo)
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BCHSBBA membership unanimously passes motion regarding boarding school student-athletes, issue now moves to B.C. School Sports AGM

LANGLEY — B.C. High Schools Boys Basketball Association president Paul Eberhardt came across some pretty interesting paperwork last Friday night as he prepared for the next morning’s annual general meeting at the Langley Events Centre.

Miguel Tomley of Surrey's Tamanawis Wildcats finished his career as the all-time single-season scoring leader in B.C. boys high school basketball championship tournament history. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Miguel Tomley: So where does Tammy’s prodigious talent stand in the grand pecking order of B.C. high school hoops?

LANGLEY — It’s up to you, the basketball fan, to decide just where Miguel Tomley sits on a list of our province’s grandest-ever high school basketball talents.

South Kamloops' head coach Tim Unaegbu finally gets a championship moment with his players on LEC soil, hugging (left to right) Sam Jean, Reid Jansen, Nick Sarai and Josh Jean. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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South Kamloops: Even from afar, presence of coach Unaegbu touches spirit of Titans, guides them to B.C. AAA hoops title

LANGLEY — This is a story that began 365 days ago, with a vow from a head coach that both he and his basketball team, gutted in defeat, would return to tend to unfinished business.

Once Burnaby South Grade 10 big man Sasha Vujisic found his health and his fitness, the road to a AAAA B.C. title turned into an expressway. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
Brentwood College's Somto Dimonachie (left) takes a hard foul from King George Dragons' Dhol Baboth in Saturday's B.C. 2A final at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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2A Final: Brentwood College steels its focus, feeds off hot start to top King George and earn a place among the tier’s best-ever teams

LANGLEY — Brentwood College proved it is among the most dominant B.C. boys Double A basketball program in provincial history, yet given the emotion Vancouver’s King George Dragons brought to Saturday’s B.C. championship final at the Langley Events Centre, it made you wonder if there was finally a moment in which the Vancouver Island team […]