Geevon Janday of Chilliwack's G.W. Graham Grizzlies drives past Lambrick Park's Matt Collett during 2A quarters Thursday in Langley. (Photo -- Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for VarsityLetters.ca)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

Double-A: What a Final 4 Friday! It’s SMUS, Brentwood, King George, GW Graham

Gabe Mannes, Ben Keep, Yoel Teclehaimanot and the balanced attack of the No. 1 seeds with no nickname from Mill Bay.The winners that emerged from Thursday’s Telus 2017 B.C. Double-A senior boys basketball championship quarterfinals have created a most unique Final Four Friday at the Langley Events Centre.G.W. Graham’s scoring machine Mannes, three-point shooting savant […]

B.C. boys high school basketball president Paul Eberhardt says Yale basketball coach Euan Roberts will likely appeal his tournament suspension on Thursday.
Feature High School Boys Basketball

Yale coach suspended: B.C. boys hoops president says Roberts’ will likely appeal

Yale Secondary senior boys basketball head coach Euan Roberts has effectively been suspended for the remainder of the Telus B.C. Boys Basketball tournament which began its four-day run Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre.

G.W. Graham guard Gabe Mannes pushes the ball up-court vs. the George Elliot Coyotes on Wednesday in the opening game for both teams at the B.C. 1A high school championship. (Photo -- Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

FINAL: Double A, Single A reports from Day 1 of the BC boys high school basketball championships

Dan Kinvig, a great friend of Varsity Letters and the sports information director with the Fraser Valley Cascades will provide updates through the day from both tiers.

St. Thomas More's Cameron Morris led his team past Nanaimo's Wellington Wildcats. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

FINAL: Quad A, Triple A reports from Day 1 of the BC boys high school basketball championships

Here is our wrap of the opening round of the 3A and 4A round Telus BC championships.We will be back at work tomorrow! Thanks to both Dan Kinvig of UFV and Wilson Wong of UBC  for their unwavering support.

King George Dragons' head coach Darko Kulic tends to Nikan Najafi, one half of the team's space-eating inside duo, at recent Vancouver City finals. King George is the No. 2 seed in BC 2-A draw at the LEC. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

25 years since Nash, 25 things to watch at the 2017 B.C. boys high school hoops tourney

It was 25 years ago this month when a lone scout from Santa Clara University sat in the stands of the old PNE Agrodome looking around to make sure that no one had spotted the point guard he was watching.

Third-generation Vancouver College Fighting Irish players Jack Cruz-Dumont (left) and Sam Bailey lead the Irish into the 2017 BC Quad A tournament Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Vancouver College athletics photo)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

Cruz-Dumont & Bailey: Third-gen Fighting Irish carry VC family tradition into BC’s

LANGLEY — When Bill Bailey was a senior at Vancouver College back in 1954, old Alumni Gym was just being constructed.

The 2017 BC boys basketball draws have now been released!
Feature High School Boys Basketball

ALL YOU CAN EAT: All four B.C. high school boys basketball draws, plus watch our bracket unveilings

Basketball fans, we started the countdown to the 2017 Telus B.C. senior boys basketball champinships this afternoon with the release of draws at all four tiers.This is your ‘All You Can Eat’ package, complete with the live draw show production with myself and host Chris Kennedy.We have boosted coverage here by adding the complete ‘4-day […]

How Howard would seed the BC boys 4A provincial draw (VarsityLetters.ca)
Feature High School Boys Basketball

How Happy Howie would construct the BC Boys Quad-A hoops draw

LANGLEY — The draw for the Telus B.C. senior boys basketball championships will be made Sunday (3:30 p.m.) via livestream (tfsetv.com) from the Langley Events Centre.In the spirit of it all, I present the Quad-A draw, as if I had been summoned the power to create the 16-team bracket.As I always say, it’s never perfect, […]