As Conor Morgan leaves the UBC Thunderbirds program for a pro career in New Zealand, he wil be rightly remembered as one of the program's greatest ever scorers. (Photo by Richard Lam property of UBC Thunderbirds)
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An honour for Conor: UBC’s Capt. Morgan sets a course for Down Under, prepares to begin pro career Friday in New Zealand

VANCOUVER — Still jet-lagged from the Australia-to-Vancouver journey which returned him from the recently-completed Commonwealth Games, Conor Morgan was busy Tuesday putting his body clock on notice for more of the same.

In Semiahmoo senior Vlad Mihaila (left), the UFV Cascades will be bringing in one of the most explosive scorers in the B.C. high school Class of 2018. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca).
Westsyde Whundas' Spencer Ledoux will bring his fancy footwork to Prince George's UNBC Timberwolves next season. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
Walnut Grove's James Woods exchanges a high-five congratulation with B.C. high school boys basketball president Paul Eberhardt Saturday at Richmond's R.C. Palmer Secondary School. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
After one year in the U.S. prep school world, Steveston-London grad Fardaws Aimaq is headed to an NCAA Div. 1 career next season at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Big man of the north set to land in deep south! Mercer the place for SLSS’ Fardaws Aimaq to make NCAA Div. 1 dream a reality

RICHMOND — Fardaws Aimaq never lost sight of the big picture of U.S. college basketball and his potential future within it even though there were moments this past season where he might have wondered what a kid from Richmond was doing chasing his hoop dreams on the other side of the continent at a place […]

Pitt Meadows' 6-foot-8 Giovanni Manu puts up his hands on defence against South Kam's 6-foot-11 centre Ripley Martin during B.C. AAA Final 4 clash, March 9 at Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Giovanni Manu: Pitt Meadows’ mammoth man-in-the-middle bids farewell to hoops as UBC football career awaits

PITT MEADOWS — On first glance, and for obvious reasons, 6-foot-8, 320-pound Giovanni Manu has a way of locking down your focus. Yet it’s what happens in the moments after he catches your eye that makes him an irresistible fan favourite.

Vancouver College Fighting Irish senior guard Jack Cruz-Dumont wants to carve his own path as he follows his late father's footsteps to a spot with the UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Jack Cruz-Dumont: Like his father before him, UBC basketball inks a kid who bleeds blue-and-gold

VANCOUVER — It’s easy to say that the UBC Thunderbirds have a better men’s basketball program today because of their latest recruit, a kid teeming with skills and upside.

Brentwood College's Brendan Sullivan will play with the King George Dragons, not against them, at All-Star weekend Saturday in Richmond. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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All-Star Saturday ’18: B.C. title-tilt foes Brentwood College, King George repping six strong for Double-A squad

RICHMOND — Darko Kulic is speaking in jest, yet the head coach of Vancouver’s King George Dragons would never say ‘No’ to getting one more shot at Vancouver Island’s powerhouse,  two-time defending B.C. AA champs from Brentwood College.

After celebrating a B.C. AAA title with assistant coach Mike Flaco Zayas last month at the LEC, South Kamloops' Reid Jansen is one of three Titans back in the Lower Mainland this weekend for B.C. High School All-Star Saturday at Richmond's Palmer Secondary. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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All-Star Saturday is back! Full rosters, compete schedules as B.C. high school all-star games cap boys 2017-18 basketball season

RICHMOND — My how time flies! It was 12 months ago, with the revamped B.C boys high school all-star game format making its debut, that we were treated to one of the biggest surprises of the 2016-17 high school sports season.