(Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
Vancouver College's UBC-bound sprint-hurdler Anastas Eliopoulos is Canada's No. 1-ranked 110-metre hurdler in the Under-20 division. (Photo - Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
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The Irish Flash! VC’s UBC-bound Eliopoulos hurdles the competition

VANCOUVER — It’s been 20 years since a B.C. high school boy last breached the senior varsity record books on the track in any of the three speed-power events at the provincial championship meet.So perhaps it’s fitting that one of the fleetest school boys in North American will close out his high school career next week […]

Carihi's Emma Skalik (left, blue) and the rest of Campbell River's Tyees have made a statement heading into the next week's B.C. Triple A championships. (Photo courtesy Carihi Athletics)
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Carry on, Carihi: Tiny Tyees upset Oak Bay en route to BC tourney!

When Abbie Simms slotted a left-footed shot into the bottom right corner of the net in the fifth-round of penalty kicks against Victoria’s perennial powerhouse Oak Bay Breakers, and Campbell River’s Carihi Tyees began their celebration, its longtime coach could only shake his head.“We’ve gone to penalty kicks seven times this season,” began Tyees’ head […]

BC high school track and field commissioner Andrew Lenton is hopeful this year's 50th anniversary meet will honour its past and celebrate its future. (BC High School Track and Field photo)
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B.C. high school track & field meet turns 50! Q&A with commish Lenton

LANGLEY — The Subway B.C. High School Track and Field championships is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Canada. And when it opens another three-day run on June 1 at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, the event will be celebrating a landmark 50th birthday.

Varsity Letters is putting out the call for the 11th annual BC Recruits List. (Varsity Letters)
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Varsity Letters puts out call for Class of 2017 B.C. Recruits List submissions

Varsity Letters hasn’t even celebrated its fourth month serving B.C.’s high school and university sports communities, but we’re determined to keep a long-standing tradition alive.For the past 10 years, beginning in 2007, I have collected and published the names of B.C. high school graduating student-athletes who were set to continue studying and playing sports at […]

The Mt. Douglas Rams will likely not have starting quarterback Gideone Kremler under centre when the 2017 season kicks off in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Mt. Douglas Rams: Varsity Letters’ No. 4 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

Welcome back to the countdown! Last we introduced Varsity Letters’ Big 5 Triple A preseason countdown by starting off with the No. 5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers of Surrey.

Lord Tweedsmuir's Quinn Folick runs hard against the Terry Fox Ravens in Fraser Valley AAA tier 2 placing contest on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Lord Tweedsmuir athletics)
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05.21.17 edition: Varsity Letters’ B.C. high school rugby report-Saints, Cavs are NZ Shield winners

 Welcome to Varsity Letter’s B.C. high school rugby report. Provincial tournament playdowns are now complete with the big dance set to begin May 31 in Abbotsford.

Elgin Park's Claire Eccles, a UBC softball player, will pitch for the Victoria HarbourCats' men's baseball team this summer. (Photo -- Baseball Canada)
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UBC softball’s Claire Eccles set to pitch against the guys, HarbourCats sign southpaw knuckler

Claire Eccles throws a pitch that makes batters buckle at the knees. On Tuesday, one of those rare days when your passions and your dreams come together in historic fashion, Eccles could be excused for feeling a little wobbly herself at times.

Lord Tweedsmuir's rising Grade 11 running back Braeden Hutchinson one of a number of talented members of the BC AAA JV champs top bolster the No. 5 Panthers roster in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Lord Tweedy Panthers: Varsity Letters’ No. 5 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

(We’re starting our countdown to the 2017 B.C. high school football season a little earlier than usual. Once a week, for the next five weeks, Varsity Letters will count down our Pre-Preseason Big 5 AAA teams. This week, we begin with No. 5, Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers)