Walnut Grove's Tavia Rowell leads the Gators' into the TBI 2018's 16-team field beginning Thursday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Basketball 2018 girls: With a hungry senior trio bolstered by its next wave of youthful stars, Walnut Grove Gators look to defend TBI crown

LANGLEY — High school basketball careers have always concluded, in some measure, with their own kinds of final chapters. A game which remains in constant renewal is never shy for that next engrossing plot line.

North Delta Huskies' senior guard Suraj Gahir is ready to establish himself as one of the greatest North Delta Huskies of all time this season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Basketball Invitational 2018: Led by electrifying Suraj Gahir, senior-laden North Delta Huskies chase first B.C. title since 1990

NORTH DELTA — Twenty-nine seasons after their last grand triumph, Husky pride has once again hit the heights and it will all be on display for three days later this week at the Langley Events Centre.

The Mt. Boucherie Bears, seeded eighth in the AAA field at the Kahunaverse B.C. senior boys AAA volleyball championships get their toughest test of the week as they play No. 1 Earl Marriott on Friday for berth to that evening's Final Four at the LEC. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Day 2 BC Boys Volleyball: Eight of top nine AAA seeds head to Friday quarters, AA’s Lightning-Knights semi a reprise of 2017 final

By Gary Ahuja (Special to VarsityLetters.ca) LANGLEY —A dozen teams’ dreams of a championship banner are still alive at the 2018 Kahunaverse Sports B.C. Senior Boys Volleyball Championships.

Van Tech head coach Aaron Lock has his senior boys Talismen sitting at No. 2 in the B.C. senior boys Triple A volleyball rankings as the team competes at this week's Lower Mainland championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Van Tech volleyball 2018: Talismen’s biggest goal? Getting a chance to deliver VanCity’s first-ever top-tiered B.C. boys title

VANCOUVER — When Aaron Lock and Ken Li graduated from Van Tech Secondary back in 2000, their student-athlete resume was not filled with the adventures that come with B.C. championship medal-presentation ceremonies.

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Tsumura Basketball Invitational: Complete draw for our senior girls 16-team, 32-game classic at the LEC

LANGLEY — It’s never too soon to plan your pre-holiday basketball-viewing schedule.We certainly hope that includes the girls 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational, which runs Dec. 13-15 at the Langley Events Centre.Recently, we unveiled the 16-team field.Today, we’ve got the full bracket, including not only our opening-round games, but all 32 games and where they will […]

Lanagara's star guard Ravi Basra will take his game to the national stage when the Falcons play host to the 2018-19 CCAA national championships this coming Mach at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Dom Gagne property of Langara Athletics)
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Langara lands CCAA men’s basketball tourney, 2019 nationals set for this March at the LEC

VANCOUVER — The Langley Events Centre will extend its  status as B.C.’s host of March Madness by another week this coming season.

Similkameen Sparks' Sasha Zebroff (left) attacks Noah McNamara of Vancouver's King David Lions during quarterfinal action Thursday at the LEC Fieldhouse. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FINAL: Single A Elite 8 game reports from the 2018 B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships

 The Final Four at the B.C. Single A senior boys basketball championship is set and the seedings held a lot more true than the province’s other tiers.On Friday, in games at the LEC’s Centre Court, No. 2 Similkameen faces No. 6 Bulkley Valley Christian at 3:30 p.m., followed by No. 1 Credo Christian against No. 4 […]

Brentwood College's Sonto Dimonachie soars into the LEC skies Thursday and helped his team to a comeback win over Shawnigan Lake. (Photo by Wilson Wong, UBC athletics) (Photo by Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
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FINAL: Double A Elite 8 lgame reports from the 2018 B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships

 LANGLEY — Nos. 1-2-3 have been joined by a fast-rising five, as the top seeds have continued to do the most damage at the B.C. senior boys Double A basketball championships.After play wrapped up Thursday, the Final Four placings were set.Kamloops’ No. 2-seeded and undefeated Westsyde Whundas will meet Vancouver’s No. 3 King George Dragons […]

Semiahmoo's Adam Paige (left) keeps a close eye on Holy Cross' Uyi Ologhola Thursday at the Arena Bowl complex. (Photo by Howard Tsumura, Varsity Letters)
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FINAL Quad A Elite 8 live reports from the 2018 B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships

4ATOP HALF DRAWQUADRANT ANo. 1 OAK BAY 68 vs. NO. 8 BURNABY SOUTH 78LANGLEY  — In a tournament filled with upsets, why not the grandest one possible?The basketball gods were sparing no one Thursday at the 2018 B.C. senior boys AAAA basketball championships and that included the No. 1 Oak Bay Bays of Victoria.The maddeningly […]