ABBOTSFORD — A season ago, Navjot Bains was unable to get around without a limp, and when push actually came to shove, he wasn’t physically able to lead a young Fraser Valley Cascades team through the rigours of a Canada West conference campaign.
ABBOTSFORD — Some of our best memories are stored away just below the surface, needing just a figurative nudge from within to bring a smile to our faces.
ABBOTSFORD — He had no team to belong to, and he was running out of dreams to chase. Two years ago, for the first time since he’d given himself to a life in basketball, Parm Bains was a student, and not a student-athlete.
ABBOTSFORD — Last April, in the moments after surgeons operated on her battle-scarred left knee for the third time in just under four years, Amanda Thompson cleared her head and braced herself for the news.
ABBOTSFORD — Deanna Tuchscherer has always trusted her basketball skills.But it took a summer spent away from home, in the company of some of the nation’s best young talent, for the rising 6-foot-1 senior guard/forward to realize that it was also okay to trust her inner basketball voice.What it kept telling her, and what she […]
LANGLEY — Ask Seina Kashima about it, and she can’t help but label it a re-invention of her soccer brain. Makes sense. Prodigious scorer with the Whitecaps girls elite REX program joins the nation’s most decorated women’s program since the turn of the century, and over her five-year career with the Trinity Western Spartans turns into the […]
VANCOUVER — Four years ago, Kristian Yli-Hietanen was the soccer player that no one was willing to take a chance on.
ABBOTSFORD — Toughness and togetherness are a pair of attributes celebrated within the culture of one of the youngest U Sports women’s soccer teams in the nation.
ABBOTSFORD — Gurmaan Jhaj may have just turned 22, but he’s already an expert in sharpening the saw and building success brick by brick.
LANGLEY — It may be the simplest game of Xs and Os ever invented, yet the ability to consistently win in the ancient discipline of tic-tac-toe doesn’t come without a complex level of sureness and clarity, which in intangible terms, might be best described as having an instant presence.