West Vancouver Highlanders' senior quarterback Ben Corbett is putting up Johnny Franklin-type numbers early in the 2017 campaign. (Marko Jones photo/West Vancouver athletics)
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First survive, then thrive? West Van Highlanders football regains a steady pulse with 2-0 start

WEST VANCOUVER — It’s noon hour at West Vancouver Secondary and a chance for the Highlanders senior varsity football team to gather for the first meeting of a week filled with gridiron significance.

Handsworth's Tate Williams (left) and Charlie McMillan of Carson Graham are a pair of Grade 11 quarterbacks set to battle for the Buchanan Bowl on Saturday in North Vancouver. (Photos by Blair Shier/www.blair.photo)
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Buchanan Bowl ’17: Grade 11 QB’s McMillan & Williams makes Eagles v. Royals a classic

NORTH VANCOUVER — Brian Brady saw the promise and set the timeline in his head as far back as the fall of 2014.That’s when the head coach of the senior varsity at Carson Graham Secondary first ID’d the Grade 8 quarterbacks starting for both the Eagles and their crosstown rivals, the Handsworth Royals.Brady figured right […]

New Westminster's Sebastien Reid scored three touchdowns Friday in the Hyacks win over Mission. (Alan Wardle, Hyacks Football)
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Varsity Letters exclusive: Top 10 B.C. high school performances of the week!

Varsity Letters begins its weekly Top 10 Performances of the Week in BC High School Football today!Uniquely, it comes in the aftermath of South Delta’s 85-70 loss Friday in Bellingham to Squalicum High.That means there can’t help but be a distinct Sun Devils flavour to our initial proceedings.Michael Calvert (South Delta) — In what may […]