VANCOUVER — By all accounts, Maggie Li’s first attempt at trying to secure a roster spot on the UBC Thunderbirds volleyball team was like one of those tragic-comic auditions on American Idol.
BURNABY — Momentum is such a fragile intangible that once you’ve got it, you’ll do anything to keep it.
VANCOUVER — The rink in her home town, which is actually too small to be even called a town, was built from scratch
BURNABY — Sophie Swant’s basketball heart has always ticked to the beat of a bull in a china shop
VANCOUVER — Watch the game long enough and you know that there are certain types of scenarios, which when presented on larger stages, like the postseason, often times have the potential to produce unexpected results.
NORTH VANCOUVER — In a figurative sense, when addressing the back-court of the Capilano University women’s basketball team, you might say that its made up some very small glasses of water.
BURNABY — One of those nights?When you’re a pass-first point guard with a penchant for getting your teammates involved like Simon Fraser Clan floor general Ellen Kett is, you know all the tell-tale signs.
VANCOUVER — Place Irvan Brar against the standard measure of feet and inches as it pertains to the power-hitting forces in the world of Canada West men’s volleyball, and it’s easy to jump to conclusions.
LANGLEY — Jessie Brown is a budding nurse, but she’s already got a doctorate in dialing from distance.
VANCOUVER — UBC Thunderbirds head men’s basketball coach Kevin Hanson may well have coached the best 19-1, fourth-place team in the history of his sport.