Back on Dec. 7 at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational, Sufi Ahmed (left) and the Byrne Creek Bulldogs clashed with Jordane Burke and the Oak Bay Bays. This weekend, Byrne Creek is at the STM Chancellor, while Oak Bay is at the Terry Fox Legal Beagle. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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What happens when Fox’s Legal Beagle and STM’s Chancellor collide? Fourteen Top-10 teams, 46 games and 21 kilometres of pavement!

LANGLEY — The best collection of B.C. senior varsity boys basketball talent will all be gathered under one collective roof on March 6.That’s when all four tiers begin respective four-day runs at the B.C. championships hosted by the Langley Events Centre.But how about the next-best overall collection of teams from that same talent pool in […]

G.W. Graham's Grade 10 star receiver Logan Buchwitz will play for a Subway Bowl JV AA title Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Logan Buchwitz: G.W. Graham Grizzlies receiver still growing, but his touchdown tales already huge heading into Subway Bowl AA JV final

CHILLIWACK — Logan Buchwitz is still so young that when he kept hearing people ask a few seasons back if Chase Claypool was someone he hoped to someday model his game after, he admits he had to do a search on the former Abbotsford Panther who is currently a star receiver with the Notre Dame […]

Kelowna's Taya Hanson (left) has graduated but the Owls will still have a tremendous rivalry this season with Tavia Rowell and the rest of the Walnut Grove Gators. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Senior girls preseason basketball rankings: Defending champion Kelowna Owls, South Kam Titans retain top spots heading into 2018-19

Pollsters were given the option of revamping preseason B.C. senior girls high school basketball rankings from those published following the 2017-18 chapionships last March. Here are the latest preseason Triple-A and Double-A rankings courtesy of the B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association.

Yosef Drysdale (4) is just one of a number of weapons on a loaded Lord Tweedsmuir team. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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Subway Bowl 2018: Varsity Letters breaks down all eight of this weekend’s B.C. quarterfinal clashes

VANCOUVER — Subway Bowl season just seems all the more official when the doors swing open at B.C. Place Stadium for the quarterfinal round.

With teammate Ethan Shuen (1) sealing the edge against Carson Graham's Wilbert Buenavente, Terry Fox's Jaden Severy turns a pivotal corner en route to an 82-yard first-quarter gain which set up a major score in the Ravens' Subway Bowl win at SFU's Terry Fox Field on Saturday night. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Saturday’s BCHSF Report Final: Subway sizzlers include entire Ravens’ backfield, GWG’s unknown QB Frick & PGSS’ Polar-powered Reed

LANGLEY — The quarterfinals for Subway Bowl 2018 are now set following Saturday’s remaining four opening-round games. Here’s a look at all four, starting with AAA.

Quenching a conference-best thirst, Surrey's Holy Cross Crusaders completed a last-to-first rise in the AA Western Conference with a win over the Windsor Dukes Friday, on the final weekend of the regular season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FINAL EDITION: 11.02.18 Friday Night Lights B.C. High School Football Report, regular-season finale edition

LANGLEY — The Friday Night Lights shine for the final time in this 2018 B.C. high school football regular season. Subway Bowl’s one-month run beckons, but before we get there, it time to put the cap on a tremendous conference campaign.

G.W. Graham Grizzlies' star senior Deanna Tuchscherer has elected to stay home for her university career and announced that she will play for her father Al as a member of the Fraser Valley Cascades beginning in the fall of 2019. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of UFV Athletics)
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Deanna Tuchscherer: After searching far and wide, GWG’s star senior will play for dad Al and her hometown Fraser Valley Cascades

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 […]

Vancouver College receiver Owen Ker (4) celebrates his touchdown catch from quarterback Eric Zychlinksi late in the second quarter Saturday at Seaquam. Sharing his air is Irish teammate and tight end Connor Louis. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
Cooper Middleton (right, 72) and the rest of Chilliwack's G.W. Graham, Grizzlies got all they could handle in a Subway Bowl Final 4 loss to Julien Perri and the Windsor Dukes last November at B.C. Place Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Lights from the Valley! Chilliwack’s No. 4-ranked G.W. Graham Grizzlies find ways to shine with young, re-tooled roster

On Monday, we started Varsity Letters’ preseason Big 5 Double A football rankings by introducing the No. 5-ranked Samuel Robertson Technical Titans of Maple Ridge.