(This is a complete write-through of the earlier story Varsity Letters broke on UBC’s signing of former Kelowna Owls basketball star Grant Shephard. There’s more quotes from all concerned including Shephard’s former high school coach Harry Parmar, and additional reporting on the impact his arrival could have on the program)VANCOUVER — Even after an inglorious end to its 2016-17 U Sports […]
BURNABY — The Simon Clan women’s basketball team, which honoured just a pair of graduating players on its Seniors Night in late February, is going to be a lot younger team than originally anticipated this coming season.
BURNABY — When it comes to talking about his shooting abilities on the basketball court, Drew Bryson brings a level of ‘wow’ to the conversation.
In his senior year of 2013-14, at Surrey’s Tamanawis Secondary, Sukhjot Bains was voted B.C.’s No. 1 senior boys basketball player.
NORTH VANCOUVER — There must be some part of Madison Legault which knows she is no longer the baby sister, no longer the tiniest player on her team at 5-foot-2.
VANCOUVER — The best pitch that Roan Allen ever made?
BURNABY — It’s why, on that one night a year when a university athletic program gathers its masses to celebrate its tradition and excellence, we sit transfixed in the moment.
BURNABY — It’s actually going to happen.A covered athletic field house to stage football games at Simon Fraser University first reached the stage of artist renderings in the early 1990s.
SURREY — Brian Wallack was somewhere around three years of age when a young player from Salmon Arm Secondary named Casey Archibald first donned the blue-and-gold of the UBC Thunderbirds.
BURNABY — A pair of B.C.’s best graduating seniors, each adept at performing in an uptempo setting, have cast their futures with the Simon Fraser Clan men’s basketball program.