Max Paul (left) and the rest of North Vancouver's Windsor Dukes were a step behind quarterback Logan McDonald Abby's Robert Bateman Timberwolves. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FINAL EDITION: 11.17.18: B.C. High School Football Report’s Super Subway Bowl Saturday quarterfinals

Welcome to the Subway Bowl quarterfinal round, live from B.C. Place Stadium. We’re final for the night with reports from all six quarterfinal playoff games today.

Vernon head coach Sean Smith saw his No. 1-ranked Panthers top their first ranked AA foes of the season on Friday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.com)
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No. 1 Vernon lives up to its billing, AA favourites top first ranked foe with decisive triumph over Ballenas Whalers

It’s certainly no stretch to say that the Vernon Panthers have had their way with the opposition on more than a few occasions over the course of the 2018 B.C. high school football season.

While St. Thomas More's Alex Cordeiro attempts to take care of the front side, teammate Rickey Parsons hangs on for deal life in an attempt to slow Mt. Douglas quarterback Gideone Kremler on Friday night at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Like post-season clockwork, QB Kremler and his merry band of Rams make their charge, topping STM for Subway Bowl Final 4 berth

BURNABY — If you happened to peek your head into the various huddles of coaches gathered around the field Friday, watching the Subway Bowl AAA quarterfinal playoff game at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, they were all talking about the same thing. To paraphrase the masses: “Gideone Kremler is back.”

Let the celebration begin! Langley Saints players (left to right) Htoo Htoo Eh, Eh hser Moo and Say Say Eh attempt to slow down teammate Luke Lay Paul long enough to celebrate his game-opening strike Nov. 8 in the Fraser Valley senior boys AA soccer championship final at South Surrey Athletic Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Langley Secondary to BC’s: Buoyed by joy & spirit of Karen nation refugees, these soccer Saints win Fraser Valley AA title

LANGLEY — Standing just off to the side of pandemonium, Geoff Labine spied the scene unfolding at one end of the pitch at South Surrey Athletic Park just over a week ago.

Former UBC Thunderbirds forward Stephanie Bell, pictured in 2014 during the Canada West playoffs at War Gym, got to UBC with an HSBC scholarship. Now, in her new position with The Big Ticket tourney, the former Argyle Piper is helping give back to her high school community. (Photo by Bob Frid property of UBC athletics)
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The Big Ticket: New tourney’s scholarship program brings it all back home for ex-UBC star Stephanie Bell

NORTH VANCOUVER — Stephanie Bell has not forgotten the feeling, even though it happened eight years ago this December.As a star 6-foot senior forward with North Vancouver’s Argyle Pipers, Bell remembers hearing her name called at the conclusion of the former HSBC Classic boys and girls high school basketball tournament, discovering soon afterwards that she […]

Harjas Sidhu (right) and the Tamanawis Wildcats topped Kelsey Gahir and the rest of the crosstown rival Fleetwood Park Dragons 1-0 on penalty kicks in a crosstown derby to determine the seventh-and-final Fraser Valley berth to next week's B.C. boys AAA soccer championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. boys AAA soccer championship draw: Sentinel, Oak Bay, Abby and VC’s Irish top seeds ahead of Nov. 22 kick-off at Burnaby Lakes

BURNABY — Coquitlam’s Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils, one season after winning its fifth provincial top-tiered title in nine years, aims for a half-dozen in a decade when the 2018 B.C boys AAA high school soccer championship tournament kicks off Nov. 22 at Burnaby Lake West.

Defending B.C. AA soccer champion Langley Fundamental Titans are captured in action one week ago at South Surrey Athletic Park where they defeated PoCo's Archbishop Carney Stars 4-1 in the Fraser Valley bronze medal final. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. boys AA soccer championship draw: Langley, Windsor, Sa-Hali, Carihi top seeds ahead of Monday kick-off at Burnaby Lakes

BURNABY — Defending champion Langley Fundamental Titans and Victoria’s runners-up St. Michaels University School Blue Jags will both be among the Sweet 16 pack set for opening kick Monday when the 2018 B.C. AA boys high school soccer championships kick-off a three-day run at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex.

New Westminster running back Broxx Comia has returned to full health and to his explosive self as the Hyacks return to B.C. Place on Saturday for the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Subway Bowl playoffs. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VasrsityLetters.ca)
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Subway Bowl 2018: Defending champion New West Hyacks prepare for No. 1 Tweedy in a Final 8 filled with parity

NEW WESTMINSTER — Ben McDonald. Daesaun Johnson. Broxx Comia. Kojo Odoom. Gideone Kremler. Dario Ciccone. Will Clarke. Jaden Severy.

Prince George Polars' quarterback Braden Reed (centre) has wracked up huge rushing totals in the team's triple-option offence. (Photo used through the permission of Prince George Secondary athletics)
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Subway Bowl 2018: Meet PGSS Polars’ QB Braden Reed, aka ‘The Best Player You’ve Never Heard Of’

The best-kept secret in B.C. high school football is getting on a southbound bus Friday morning headed for B.C. Place Stadium and Saturday’s quarterfinal stage of the 2018 Subway Bowl playoffs.“The schools (universities) should be lining up for this guy,” Prince George Secondary offensive coordinator Brett Morrow said Thursday morning when asked Braden Reed, the […]

Van Tech head coach Aaron Lock has his senior boys Talismen sitting at No. 2 in the B.C. senior boys Triple A volleyball rankings as the team competes at this week's Lower Mainland championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Van Tech volleyball 2018: Talismen’s biggest goal? Getting a chance to deliver VanCity’s first-ever top-tiered B.C. boys title

VANCOUVER — When Aaron Lock and Ken Li graduated from Van Tech Secondary back in 2000, their student-athlete resume was not filled with the adventures that come with B.C. championship medal-presentation ceremonies.