Wyatt Gilson (right) of North Vancouver's Carson Graham Eagles is off to Halifax to suit up at linebacker for the St. Mary's Huskies. (Photo courtesy Blair Shier of www.blair.photo)
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Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List 2017: Football

Welcome to Day 2 of Varsity Letters’ 2017 Recruits List week.Yesterday, we opened with soccer. Today, it’s time to look at football.The following is our schedule for the rest of the week:Thursday, July 6 — VolleyballFriday, July 7 — BasketballSaturday, July 8 — The entire list, including baseball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, […]

Terry Fox speed merchant Jaden Severy is expected to be an impact player this fall with the defending Triple A Subway Bowl champion Ravens. (Photo courtesy Terry Fox Secondary athletics
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Terry Fox Ravens: Varsity Letters’ No. 1 in 2017 preseason AAA football ranks

PORT COQUITLAM — When we last left the Terry Fox Ravens, back in early December at B.C. Place Stadium, the PoCo crew was recovering a stripped fumble from within a mass of Notre Dame Jugglers players, setting the stage for a walk-off field goal and one of the most dramatic B.C. championship titles in Subway […]

New Westminster Hyacks' senior running back Sammy Sidhu works behind the blocking of Isaiah States during 2016 action. The Hyacks enter the 2017 campaign ranked No. 2 in the B.C. AAA Varsity Letters Big 5. (Alan Wardle, New Westminster athletics)
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New Westminster Hyacks: Varsity Letters’ No. 2 in 2017 preseason AAA ranks

NEW WESTMINSTER — There is no denying the fact that as spring camp comes to a close in the Royal City, the hometown Hyacks have plenty of reasons for optimism.

The Mt. Douglas Rams will likely not have starting quarterback Gideone Kremler under centre when the 2017 season kicks off in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Mt. Douglas Rams: Varsity Letters’ No. 4 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

Welcome back to the countdown! Last we introduced Varsity Letters’ Big 5 Triple A preseason countdown by starting off with the No. 5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers of Surrey.

Lord Tweedsmuir's rising Grade 11 running back Braeden Hutchinson one of a number of talented members of the BC AAA JV champs top bolster the No. 5 Panthers roster in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Lord Tweedy Panthers: Varsity Letters’ No. 5 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

(We’re starting our countdown to the 2017 B.C. high school football season a little earlier than usual. Once a week, for the next five weeks, Varsity Letters will count down our Pre-Preseason Big 5 AAA teams. This week, we begin with No. 5, Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers)

SFU and Notre Dame grad Ante Litre was one of four Clan players and one of three B.C. high school football grads selected in Sunday's CFL draft. (Ron Hole/SFU athletics)
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CFL Draft 2017: SFU sends four to pros, plus Terry Fox, Notre Dame and STM grads enjoy proud moments

BURNABY — Simon Fraser University may not have won a football game this past season, but Canadian Football League scouts saw plenty of talent atop Burnaby Mountain, its teams selecting a total of four Clan players Sunday in the CFL draft.

The New Westminster Hyacks' boys wrestling team repeated as B.C. team champions over the weekend. (New Westminster athletics)
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New West Hyacks wrestling: BC champs leave no doubt to benefits of multi-sport pursuit

 NEW WESTMINSTER — At the home of the Hyack nation, tackling has joined hands with grappling.From a Final Four appearance at the Subway Bowl B.C. high school football championships in early December to a gold medal finish in the boys division at last week’s B.C. high school wrestling championships in Salmon Arm, the dividends of […]