A power in the paint, Douglas College's new post player Bollo Gnahore (left) puts the moves on Capilano's Niko Mottus this past weekend, while help-side defender CJ Campbell looks on. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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The Shaq of the Pac: Douglas College’s new big man & NCAA D1 transfer Bollo Gnahore a hoops vagabond who finds the PacWest

NEW WESTMINSTER — The PacWest Conference welcomed its next big star to the court for the first time this past weekend. And when you ask his head coach for some initial impressions, Joe Enevoldson didn’t pull any punches.

Capilano U's fifth-year forward Denver Sparks-Guest has finally found the place to shine, as his 53 point-outing last week clearly shows. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Capilano University athletics)
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Denver’s delight! His 53-point barrage a sign that after vagabond college career, Sparks-Guest had found home with Cap U’s Blues

NORTH VANCOUVER — As he watched the shot defy all kinds of logic and physics to somehow find its way through the bottom of the basket, Cassidy Kannemeyer just knew his senior forward was in for a big night.

Parker Simson is enjoying his first basketball-only off-season and that's good news for his new team, the Douglas College Royals. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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After CCAA national title-game appearance, Douglas men’s hoops looks to build new Royal family with UBC as first test

NEW WESTMINSTER — The Douglas College Royals may only be six months removed from their journey to the CCAA national men’s basketball championship final, yet the sport’s insuppressible nature of seasonal renewal is helping head coach Joe Enevoldson keep things very real.