Maple Ridge's Jamie Hennessey, a UBC bound athlete, helped her Ramblers win gold in the 4x400, relay Saturday in Langley. (Varsity Letters photo by Wilson Wong/UBC athletics)
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UBC’s top-of-the-charts recruiting class is filled with records, solid-gold performances

VANCOUVER — It might not be a once-in-a-lifetime recruiting class, but if you want to call it that, it’s not hard to find the numbers to make your argument.

Terry Fox Ravens inside centre Devin Passaglia was a key member of the 2017 BC Triple A Tier 2 champions. (Photo courtesy Terry Fox athletics)
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Talent spilleth over as PoCo’s Terry Fox Ravens win first-ever B.C. high school rugby crown

PORT COQUITLAM — Back in December of 2008, the Terry Fox Ravens had a football season for the ages: 12-0 and a wire-to-wire perch at No. 1 in the AAA rankings, capped with a Subway Bowl B.C. championship title. Later that spring, with many of the football team’s stars, the Fox rugby team went out and […]

New Westminster's Ben Tjernagel (centre) out kicks Quinn Litherland (right) of St. George's to win 200m senior boys final Saturday at the Subway BC High School Track and Field championships. (Varsity Letters photo by Wilson Wong/UBC athletics)
It's another B.C. Quad A title for the Shawnigan Lake Stags and another tough loss in the provincial final for the St. George's Saints. (Howard Tsumura, Varsity Letters photo)
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Why Shawnigan Lake’s Stags are the closest thing we’ve seen to a sure thing

ABBOTSFORD — Given both the quality of the opposition and the height of the occasion, it was a moment that served as a very pronounced reason why the Shawnigan Lake Stags are the closest thing B.C. high school sports has ever seen to a sure thing.

Handsworth's Charlie Dannatt (second) left wound up topping Oak Bay's Tyler Dozzi in the final of the 3,000m Saturday in Langley. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Check-list Charlie does it all! Royals’ Dannatt takes double gold, sets new 3-K mark

BURNABY — The only way Charlie Dannatt could have predicted the final weekend of his high school track career would have been to answer the question ‘What’s greatest dream finish you could possibly predict for yourself?’

Queen Elizabeth Royals' Grade 10 Jasneet Nijjar (left) edged Semiahmoo's Jessica Williams in a 400m classic Friday in Langley. (Wilson Wong photo for Varsity Letters)
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TSUMURA: My top three takeaways from Day 2 of the Subway BC track and field meet

LANGLEY — My top three takeaways from Day 2 Friday  at the Subway B.C. High School Track and Field championships, with huge thanks to a dear friend of Varsity Letters, photographer Wilson Wong, who helps bring these vignettes to life:

Panorama Ridge's Alanna Sydenham (left) and Niki Virk of Panorama Ridge clash in an all-Surrey battle for B.C. girls high school soccer supremacy on Friday in Burnaby. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Instant Classic: Panorama tops Fleetwood on kicks to win 2017 BC girls AAA soccer title

BURNABY — Kuljit Johal will find some time over the next few days to get her injured knee checked out by doctors. “But right now I can’t even feel it I am so happy,”

Argyle Pipers' Kristen Schulz soars to gold medal in girls senior long jump on Day 1 of The Championships! (Wilson Wong photo for Varsity Letters)
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DAY 1: Subway BCHS T&F meet: Double-medal day for Terry Fox, Irish 4x100m a blur

LANGLEY — Finals were contested in three senior events Thursday as the 50th Subway B.C high school track and field championships opened a three-day run at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park.