Cambie Secondary's Zak Hassan led the Double A all-stars Saturday with a game-high 31 points and game MVP honours. (Wilson Wong photo/ UBC athletics for Varsity Letters)
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Zak attack helps Double A all-stars, Cambie’s Hassan picked game MVP

RICHMOND — He may not always hear his name mentioned with the most accomplished players at his tier, but on the final day of the 2016-17 season Saturday, no one was better than Zak Hassan.

Killarney Cougars' Kiante Knight soars to the bucket on his way to winning the first B.C. high school slam dunk championship contested since 2009, Saturday in Richmond. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for Varsity Letters)
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Killarney’s Knight, Dhillon of ‘Canes champs as B.C. dunk, three-point contests return

RICHMOND — Kiante Knight wasn’t able to cap his high school basketball career with a berth in the provincial championships, yet the Killarney Cougars standout still managed to put an exclamation point on things.

Oak Bay Breakers' guard Fiona Headen will represent the South as they take on the North Saturday. Boys and girls all-star games for Vancouver Island will go over the weekend at the University of Victoria. (Howard Tsumura/Varsity Letters photo)
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Vancouver Island high school all-star Saturday: Full boys and girls rosters

VICTORIA — The 30th annual Vancouver Island Senior Classic all-star games take place Saturday at the University of Victoria’s CARSA High-Performance Gym.

Rick Hansen point guard Josh Dhillon is ready to cap his high school career at Saturday's B.C. high school all-star weekend. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for VarsityLetters)
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Josh Dhillon: The Hansen Hurricane carries an inner drive and an MVP attitude

ABBOTSFORD — The greatest unscripted moments are just that: Moments which come out of nowhere and lift us to places where the view and the feeling are indescribable.

Steveston-London Sharks' 6-foot-10 senior forward Fardaws Aimaq will play for the 3A team at the 2017 BCHSBBA all-star game Saturday in Richmond. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
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BCHSBBA All-Star Saturday: Complete rosters, all four tiers, for the weekend’s big games

The rosters have been set and the head coaches finalized for the B.C. High School Boys Basketball Association’s Super All-star Saturday at Richmond’s R.C. Palmer Secondary.

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Big 10 pre-preseason hoop rankings! Holy Cross, Brentwood, Abbotsford top charts

Welcome to the off-season.The high school championships have concluded and now, it’s time to start thimijng about next season.Here are pre-preseason Top 10s for three of the seven B.C. boys and girls high school basketball tiers.The boys Quad-A poll was pulled together on five sets of submitted rankings, including my own and the top three […]

Ty Rowell, Walnut Grove's star senior guard, was one half an epic clash at the LEC against Kelowna. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for VarsityLetters.ca)
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Quad A: Gators, Owls clash reminds us all why we care so much about our high school game

LANGLEY — Sometimes, on those nights when the basketball gods deem it time, the things that allow a most beautiful game to achieve a heightened state of existence unfold before our eyes and remind us why we care so much.

Rick Hansen Hurricanes' guard and tourney MVP Josh Dhillon got the ride of his life after being carried by fans in the aftermath of victory Saturday at the LEC. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for VarsityLetters.ca)
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Triple A: For ‘Canes, mind over matter more than a mantra, Hansen claims first B.C. title

LANGLEY — It was a championship game that started out about as slow the morning traffic trying to make its way down a snowy Highway 1 West from the eastern part of the Fraser Valley towards Langley.