ABBOTSFORD — Given both the quality of the opposition and the height of the occasion, it was a moment that served as a very pronounced reason why the Shawnigan Lake Stags are the closest thing B.C. high school sports has ever seen to a sure thing.
ABBOTSFORD — Ian Hyde-Lay, the veteran high school rugby coach, stood by himself at a corner of the pitch here at Rotary Stadium.
Who made the grade and more on Semifinal Thursday at the 2017 BCSSRU provincial championships out here in Abbotsford? Our intrepid Adam Roberts polled the masses, trusted his own eyes, and came up with Varsity Letter’s Big 5, our top 5 players of the day.
ABBOTSFORD — The Shawnigan Lake Stags didn’t need any cues to ignite their attack on Thursday, their 108-13 win over Surrey’s Earl Marriott Mariners a reminder to everyone just who the No. 1 program in the province is.
ABBOTSFORD — It’s a rematch of the Vancouver Island championship final, and for Victoria’s St. Michaels University School Blue Jags, an opportunity to win its third straight provincial title.
Welcome to Varsity Letters’ B.C. Big 5, our daily look at the Top 5 Players of the Day during the 2017 B.C. Secondary Schools Rugby Union provincial championships.
We’ve provided readers of Varsity Letters with a complete write-through on Day 1 of the B.C. high school rugby championships. Every tier ands every score is covered here, as well as tomorrow’s semifinal matchups and a review of the B.C. Junior semifinals players this afternoon.
ABBOTSFORD — The Robert Bateman Timberwolves survived a dramatic finish over the weekend, in the process earning an opportunity to fashion a memorable hometown finish to their 2017 rugby season.
ABBOTSFORD — Savannah Bauder put on a pair of wobble-inducing, shake-and-bake fakes. Then, answering the requirement of a most desperate moment, she started to run for her life.
ABBOTSFORD — Tausani Levale could write an entire volume about her B.C. high school rugby experiences with the Abbotsford Panthers. And after what happened Saturday on the pitch at Rotary Stadium, her memoirs will both open and close with championship chapters at the B.C. girls Double-A tournament.