There is no question what kind of an impact UBC's Marcus Davis could have this Friday in Regina in a potential return from last season's ACL injury. Here, Davis is shown grinding out some hard yards against those very Rams. (Photo by Glen McMurchy, Regina athletics)
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UBC at Regina: Injured ‘Birds vets Cummings, Pinto, Griffiths, Davis could all return Friday, but so too must blue-and-gold heartbeat

VANCOUVER — Want to know the location of the quietest place in Vancouver this past Sunday morning? Try the UBC Thunderbirds’ football film room.

Vancouver College senior defensive lineman Robert Mendez (55) supplied 14 tackles on Saturday as the Irish blanked Seaquam 28-0 to open Western Conference AAA play in North Delta. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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09.11.18: Varsity Letters’ Top 10 B.C. High School Football Performances from Week No. 1

LANGLEY — Week 1 in the B.C. high school football world was filled with highlighted performances on both side of the ball.

Simon Fraser Clan freshman receiver Robert Meadors has been a bright spot in the team's 1-1 start to the 2018 season. (Photo by Brad McLeod property of SFU athletics)
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TSUMURA on Simon Fraser football: 5 things to follow inside the numbers after the Clan fall big at Azusa Pacific

The re-boot of Simon Fraser football continued Saturday night in Glendora, Cal., and as their competition took a huge spike up in quality form a week ago, the Clan’s margin of defeat may have, on first glance, taken its faithful back to that dark and familiar place.

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)
Vernon Panthers' quarterback Thomas Hyett hit the ground throwing on Friday in leading his No. 1 Panthers past AAA Kelowna. (File photo by Katherine Peters, Vernon Secondary athletics)
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09.08.18 edition: Varsity Letter’s Saturday morning B.C. High School Football Report

LANGLEY — Welcome to our Saturday morning edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Football Report. Technical difficulties, including e-mail transmissions and faulty stat programs delayed our efforts to provide you with a pair of  games from Friday.

The UBC Thunderbirds suffered a major setback in their season following a 57-7 loss in Calgary to the Dinos. (Photo by David Moll property of Dinos Digital Media
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After UBC’s 57-7 loss at Calgary, ‘Birds coach Nill says “Let’s be honest, we were intimidated on the field…”

The most lopsided loss of the Blake Nill era at UBC was so decisive that its head coach and sole architect couldn’t help but ask some pretty heavy questions.

Brayden Hamilton (6) got a key first-down off a fake punt and later scored the game's lone touchdown as the No. 5-ranked AA SRT Titans blanked South Kamloops on Friday. (Photo courtesy Mitchel Crews, Samuel Robertson Technical athletics)
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09.07.18: Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Football Report Friday Night Lights FINAL edition

LANGLEY — Welcome to the Friday Night Lights early edition of Varsity Letters’ weekly B.C. High School Football Report.Continue to check back with us through the evening as we attempt to provide game reports from each and every football game involving B.C. senior varsity teams.FRIDAYTRIPLE AWESTERN CONFERENCECARSON GRAHAM 14 at No. 3 NEW WESTMINSTER 36NEW […]

Mt. Douglas Rams' quarterback Gideone Kremler surveys the scene last season when his team visited the South Delta Sun Devils. The locations are reversed when the 2018 AAA Western Conference season opens Friday in Victoria between the same two powerhouse teams. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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Varsity Letters Big 5 games: The top five Week 1 match-ups in B.C. high school football!

LANGLEY — B.C. high school football on B.C. soil! Yes, the 2018 season gets its real start Friday, and as the long road to Subway Bowl’s championship Saturday gets underway, Varsity Letters looks at the top five games of the weekend.

Trinity Western senior keeper Rachel Sydor enters her fifth-and-final Canada West season by ascending to a starter's role as the Spartans open Canada West play Friday at home to the Victoria Vikes. (Photo by Scott Stewart property of TWU athletics)
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Rachel Sydor: Four years a Spartan understudy, Trinity Western keeper rises to starting role on nation’s No. 4-ranked team

LANGLEY — Win five national titles over a span of 10 years, like the Trinity Western Spartans’ women’s soccer program did from 2004-13, and you’re not only able to recruit great players into the team, you’re able to create some of the most competitive positional battles imaginable.