VANCOUVER — In those on-field moments, when he breaks contain and puts his feet to work, UBC Thunderbirds’ quarterback Michael O’Connor is a guy that can make you miss.
We’ve had a fantastic few weeks of response from Varsity Letters readers regarding our annual B.C. Recruits List, and if you’ve already submitted names to us, rest assured, we’ve gotten them. But just to make sure we have the most complete list ever, it’s time to offer another gentle reminder.
Eight national championship rookies, seven of whom will be back next season. Three finalists, each fashioning a spot in the top 10 and earning All-American status.
It was a fabulous fib, and in the end, it helped the UBC Thunderbirds deliver some Canadian collegiate track and field history on Saturday in steamy Gulf Shores, Ala.
Varsity Letters hasn’t even celebrated its fourth month serving B.C.’s high school and university sports communities, but we’re determined to keep a long-standing tradition alive.For the past 10 years, beginning in 2007, I have collected and published the names of B.C. high school graduating student-athletes who were set to continue studying and playing sports at […]
Claire Eccles throws a pitch that makes batters buckle at the knees. On Tuesday, one of those rare days when your passions and your dreams come together in historic fashion, Eccles could be excused for feeling a little wobbly herself at times.
BURNABY — Simon Fraser Clan women’s track and field enjoyed a shining moment this past weekend at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championships in Oregon.
VANCOUVER — Maybe Harlan Dohm came to hold an oar for a reason.After all, what kind of logic leads anyone diagnosed with the Crohn’s, that painful chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract, to almost immediately take up a sport as physically and mentally demanding as rowing?
BURNABY — Adam Jones spent this past season showing every school in the NCAA’s Div. 2 West Region, why he was its top men’s soccer talent.Yet over an off-season in which the rising senior midfielder is preparing to assume the captaincy of the Simon Fraser Clan, it’s been his level of pro-active concern for his […]
ABBOTSFORD — The first thing John Kasper noticed was the scar.