SURREY — You can’t pay a player a higher compliment than to immediately realize their most unique and defining strengths, then coin a phrase that so perfectly encapsulates it all.To that end, it didn’t take Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier too long to realize last season that the best way to describe her new Canadian […]
VANCOUVER — Our city has to think back an awful long time to remember the last time in which the absolute toast of the NCAA Div. 1 basketball world came here in their prime of their news cycle.
LANGLEY — If you’re a fan of Trinity Western Spartans’ women’s basketball, it’s OK to go ahead and admit it. Yes, you counted up the losses which added up to an 0-7 exhibition mark, and you wondered just how much progress the Spartans were going to be making following a breakthrough 2017-18 campaign.
VANCOUVER — Vancouver’s roots in the mainstream basketball world at-large haven’t always been the deepest or the most tradition-laden.
VANCOUVER — Olivia Morgan-Cherchas left her home in Kamloops for the weekend, pretty sure she knew where her basketball future would be taking her.
COQUITLAM — On the eve of a highly-anticipated senior season, it’s no stretch to say that the best of Grace Killins is yet to come.
LANGLEY — It’s never too soon to plan your pre-holiday basketball-viewing schedule.We certainly hope that includes the girls 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational, which runs Dec. 13-15 at the Langley Events Centre.Recently, we unveiled the 16-team field.Today, we’ve got the full bracket, including not only our opening-round games, but all 32 games and where they will […]
ABBOTSFORD — Last April, in the moments after surgeons operated on her battle-scarred left knee for the third time in just under four years, Amanda Thompson cleared her head and braced herself for the news.
VANCOUVER — The best way to describe just how close last season’s youthful UBC Thunderbirds’ women’s basketball team came to achieving a breakthrough campaign would be to imagine longtime head coach Deb Huband holding up a hand with her thumb and index finger about an inch apart.
ABBOTSFORD — Deanna Tuchscherer has always trusted her basketball skills.But it took a summer spent away from home, in the company of some of the nation’s best young talent, for the rising 6-foot-1 senior guard/forward to realize that it was also okay to trust her inner basketball voice.What it kept telling her, and what she […]