VANCOUVER — Nineteen years ago, on the occasion of winning his first B.C. Triple A senior girls soccer title as the rookie head coach of Coquitlam’s Centennial Centaurs, Larry Moro knew he had experienced something that was as special as they come.
VANCOUVER — What if there was a scientific formula for proving just who, these days, is perhaps the most resilient team in all of B.C. high school sports? Plug in all of the data, and the answer which would most likely emerge?
VANCOUVER — In a way, you could say that the Centennial Centaurs spent the last 12 months preparing for a day just like Thursday.
VANCOUVER — Dave Sabourin and Sunny Uppal are a pair of veteran coaches who know that nothing is won after the opening round of pool play at the B.C. senior girls AAA soccer championships.
SURREY — As the calendar prepares to hit June, and the time comes to look back on another season in B.C. high school sports, it’s the broad prism view which can reveal so much of what to expect when we gather to do it all again come September.
VANCOUVER — The battle-tested Fraser Valley champion Centennial Centaurs of Coquitlam?
SURREY — When it comes to the senior varsity girls athletic program at PoCo’s Riverside Secondary, basketball and volleyball have had their fair share of the spotlight at provincial championship tournaments. Beginning next week at UBC, you can add soccer to that list.
SURREY — All season long, it was impossible to ignore the upward trajectory of Coquitlam’s Centennial Centaurs and Tsawwassen’s South Delta Sun Devils.
A new No. 1 reflects the parity of the pack. Richmond’s R.A. McMath Wildcats, ahead of its 3:30 p.m. zone semifinal clash Tuesday at Minoru Park against visiting Lord Byng of Vancouver, has moved into the hot seat in the run-up to the B.C. tourney, now just over two weeks away.
SURREY — Twelve days ago, to the casual fan of B.C. girls high school soccer, the Fleetwood Park Dragons were a complete non-entity.