Terry Fox Grade 11 scoring guard Jacob Mand has emerged as the Ravens' go-to scorer heading into the start of Legal Beagle Week 2018. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Legal Beagle 2018: Mand, Stanyer and rest of young-and-restless Ravens carry Terry Fox’s spirit to centre stage

PORT COQUITLAM — A funny thing happened to Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Ravens en route to being the only non-ranked, non-honourable mention team among the entire 16-school field which took part in the Tsumura Basketball Invitational about four weeks ago at the Langley Events Centre: They advanced all the way to event’s Final Four.

Baltej Sohal and the rest of the Burnaby South Rebels move up to No. 3 in the latest Varsity Letters' AAAA senior boys basketball rankings following a big win over Surrey's Holy Cross Crusaders. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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01.10.18: B.C. Quad A, Double A, Single A senior varsity boys basketball rankings

LANGLEY — On the eve of tipping off at the Terry Fox Legal Beagle Invitational on Thursday, Victoria’s Oak Bay Bays are back at No. 1 in the latest Varsity letters’ B.C. AAAA boys basketball rankings.

The STM Chancellor tourney, basic with its 16-team, four-day format, is something worth preserving, says Aaron Mitchell, the event's host coach. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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STMC’s Chancellor Invitational: Head coach Aaron Mitchell on why tradition still matters in B.C. high school basketball

BURNABY — Aaron Mitchell played high school basketball in the early-to-mid 1990s, an era many call one of the golden ages of the game in our province. And now, over a decade into his career as the head varsity boys basketball coach at Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate, he appreciates more and more how one of […]

Victor Radocaj of Richmond's R.A. McMath Wildcats was the youngest and the only B.C. player selected to Canada Basketball's Under-16/17 team this past summer. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Victor Radocaj: Still just 15, he carries uncommon wisdom on his basketball path from McMath to the world

LANGLEY — It’s one thing to be big, which Victor Radocaj most certainly is. It’s another to truly see the big picture. 

Former UFV Cascades basketball great Peter Wauthy will be inducted into the school's sports Hall of Fame on Friday. (Photo courtesy UFV athletics)
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Doctor’s order: UFV’s 2018 Hall of Famer Peter Wauthy discovered precision for a life in medicine started with basketball

ABBOTSFORD — Peter Wauthy never got a chance to play basketball at the Envision Financial Athletic Centre, yet after this weekend, fans of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s basketball team will be reminded of one of their past heart-and-soul hardcourt heroes each time they pass through the mezzanine of their home gymnasium.

Sir Charles Tupper's Gaurab Acharya (right) turns a corner against Mouat's Harvir Johal on Wednesday in Surrey. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Tigers may be tiny, but their roar the real deal; Sir Charles Tupper tops AAAA No. 4 Mouat at Tammy Holiday Classic

SURREY — Height is a state of mind. Or is that just another way of saying that if you’re short, you better find another way to get the job done?

Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers' guard Josh Hendricks (left) keeps a close eye on Holy Cross Crusaders' guard Tee Osei-Anim during recent Tsumura Basketball Invitational. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)