LANGLEY — This is a story that began 365 days ago, with a vow from a head coach that both he and his basketball team, gutted in defeat, would return to tend to unfinished business.
LANGLEY — Vancouver’s Sir Charles Tupper Tigers led Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Bulldogs for a grand total of one minute and one second on Thursday night.
BURNABY — His first name is Majok, but you’re excused if you say Magic. “He is just a really engaging kid, an intellectual at heart,” begins head coach Bal Dhillon when asked to describe the essence of the 6-foot-8 senior guard/forward with Burnaby’s Triple A No. 1-ranked Byrne Creek Bulldogs.
LANGLEY — With just one more set of rankings will follow after the completion of zone championships, it’s that time of year that even ranked teams face: Sudden elimination.
LANGLEY — The countdown from Valentine’s Day to tip off at the 2018 B.C. boys high school basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre hit precisely 21 days at 8:30 this morning. Can you wait?
LANGLEY — We’ve got all four tiers of B.C. senior boys basketball checking in with new Big 10 rankings this week. In many precincts, the playoffs have arrived and in all the rest, it’s down to the nitty gritty of league play.
BIG 10 BASKETBALL RANKINGSSENIOR BOYS
BURNABY — For about as long as Martin Djunga can remember, he’s been surrounded by his basketball brothers, the ones he’s teammed with to help lift Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Secondary to its greatest athletic heights.
The action is over on semifinal Friday at the Chancellor Invitational. It will be No. 1 Byrne Creek vs. No. 6 Argyle in Saturday’s championship final. A look:
We’re checking in with our final set of boys basketball rankings for the 2017 calendar year. Happy holidays!