Pitt Meadows' 6-foot-8 Giovanni Manu puts up his hands on defence against South Kam's 6-foot-11 centre Ripley Martin during B.C. AAA Final 4 clash, March 9 at Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Giovanni Manu: Pitt Meadows’ mammoth man-in-the-middle bids farewell to hoops as UBC football career awaits

PITT MEADOWS — On first glance, and for obvious reasons, 6-foot-8, 320-pound Giovanni Manu has a way of locking down your focus. Yet it’s what happens in the moments after he catches your eye that makes him an irresistible fan favourite.

Point guard Arun Atker is among a gaggle of rising seniors that have the North Delta Huskies as the team to beat heading into the 2018-19 AAA season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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03.18.18 AAA Pre-Preseason rankings tab North Delta Huskies to win first B.C. title in 29 years, Tupper and McMath among top trio

LANGLEY — Five of the eight quarterfinalists from the recent B.C. boys senior boys AAA championships are back as part of the Pre-Preseason rankings. All of that adds up to growing rivalries and the continued competitive excellence within the province’s newest tier.

Friday Night Lights are back again. (BC High School Football)
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10.13.17: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights edition

It’s Friday night, and time for our weekly tradition: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report. Please continue to check back here throughout the evening as we update action from around the province. First a scoreboard, followed by the game reports!

Lord Tweedsmuir senior defensive back Dalton Sawyer (18) played host to the Mission Roadrunners on Friday in Surrey. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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10.06.17: Varsity Letters’ BC High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights Edition

Welcome to the Friday Night Lights edition of the B.C. High School Football Report.Please check back on this posting throughout the evening from the latest scores from around the province.First a scoreboard, then our game reports:FRIDAYAAA EASTERN CONFERENCELord Tweedsmuir 54 Mission 0Mt. Boucherie 46 Kelowna 22W.J. Mouat 44 Centennial 14St. Thomas More 15 Terry Fox […]

Rich Goulet, set to turn 71 this month, has been told he's no longer head coach of the Pitt Meadows program he created. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
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Rich Goulet: With NBA stars stunned by his firing, 70-year-old Pitt coach talks hoops, and his future

PITT MEADOWS — In his 2008 book ‘Outliers’, Malcolm Gladwell most famously expressed that investing 10,000 of hours of work into your passion allows you the chance to achieve greatness.Imagine, over the course of a 40-plus-year career, doing just that many, many times over, and in the end, asking for not a penny in return?