Lord Tweedsmuir's Alex Le hit eight treys and scored a game-high 33-points in a win at home over the Terry Fox Ravens on Tuesday in Surrey. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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So who is B.C.’s No. 1-ranked Quad-A team? Tweedy rebounds from loss to Gators with huge win Tuesday over Terry Fox

SURREY — Who is the No. 1 team going to be this week in B.C. senior boys Quad A basketball?“Ah, good luck with that!” Lord Tweedsmuir head coach Drew Gallacher said after a rollercoaster five-day ride for his team ended with an impressive 104-97 victory Tuesday over the visiting Terry Fox Ravens as part of […]

Burnaby South's Aidan Wilson, pictured here defending Terry Fox's Ko Takahashi (6), was the man of the hour Friday as the Rebels found a way to Saturday's TBI 2018 finals. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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TBI 2018: No. 1 Burnaby South withstands huge rally from No. 2 Terry Fox to earn title game berth against No. 4 Lord Tweedsmuir

LANGLEY — Resiliency is proving to be worth its weight in early-season gold for some of B.C.’s best senior boys Quad A high school basketball teams.

Terry Fox's Grady Stanyer plays one of the most critical roles in all of B.C.boys high school basketball this season as the lone front court presence on a uber-talented Terry Fox Ravens' squad. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Basketball Invitational 2018: Great guards galore and a rugged Raven named Grady ready to grind for gritty Terry Fox

PORT COQUITLAM — Oh how far they have come in just 12 months. A year ago, at this very juncture of December, one week into the 2017-18 season, the Terry Fox Ravens were preparing for the opening round of the Tsumura Basketball Invitational as the only unranked Quad A team in the elite 16-team field.

Markus Rauch (left) congratulates Sam Davenport after the latter's second touchdown of the first half Saturday in a semi-final win over Holy Cross at B.C. Place Stadium (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
The four coaches guiding their teams into Saturday's Subway Bowl semifinals (clockwise from top left) Terry Fox's Martin McDonnell, Todd Bernett of Vancouver College, New Westminster's Farhan Lalji and Mark Townsend of Mt. Douglas, speak to what they feel are common threads running through the four programs. (Photos by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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The Power of Four: Saturday’s quartet of AAA Subway Bowl semifinalists have won seven of last eight B.C. titles! So what’s their secret?

VANCOUVER — The. Mt. Douglas Rams have set the most recent bar of excellence within the senior varsity ranks of B.C. high school football. Yet the three other teams which join the Victoria juggernaut Saturday in the Subway Bowl AAA semifinal round at B.C. Place Stadium help give the 2018 Final Four a unique distinction.

Vancouver College running back Basil Schincariol (with ball) has been the Irish's workhorse of consistency the entire season. His next task is to battle the Mt. Douglas Rams' run defence on Saturday.
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Rematch Redux edition! Subway Bowl ’18’s AAA semi’s reprise Hyacks-Ravens ’17 final, along with sixth Rams-Irish meeting since ’15

VANCOUVER — It was a Triple-A campaign filled with surprising turns, yet as we reach the Final Four semifinal stage of the 2018 Subway Bowl playoffs, it’s interesting to note that four of the tier’s Big 5 preseason picks are still alive and in the hunt.

Terry Fox Ravens' head senior boys soccer coach John Murphy (right) chats with fellow coach Dustin Corpuz during Fraser Valley third-fourth final earlier this month in Surrey. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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At the crossroads of football & hoops, Terry Fox lifer John Murphy leads Ravens’ nation on a soccer renaissance

PORT COQUITLAM — In a lot of ways, you can call John Murphy the ultimate Terry Fox Raven. If history lessons are needed to sweep away the cobwebs of the 25 years which have passed since the hard-nosed guard helped his school win its first-ever B.C. senior boys basketball title, then so be it.

Yosef Drysdale (4) is just one of a number of weapons on a loaded Lord Tweedsmuir team. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters)
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Subway Bowl 2018: Varsity Letters breaks down all eight of this weekend’s B.C. quarterfinal clashes

VANCOUVER — Subway Bowl season just seems all the more official when the doors swing open at B.C. Place Stadium for the quarterfinal round.

With teammate Ethan Shuen (1) sealing the edge against Carson Graham's Wilbert Buenavente, Terry Fox's Jaden Severy turns a pivotal corner en route to an 82-yard first-quarter gain which set up a major score in the Ravens' Subway Bowl win at SFU's Terry Fox Field on Saturday night. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Saturday’s BCHSF Report Final: Subway sizzlers include entire Ravens’ backfield, GWG’s unknown QB Frick & PGSS’ Polar-powered Reed

LANGLEY — The quarterfinals for Subway Bowl 2018 are now set following Saturday’s remaining four opening-round games. Here’s a look at all four, starting with AAA.

Carson Graham head coach Brian Brady will coach his Eagles in a Subway Bowl playoff game Saturday atop Burnaby Mountan, while his teammates from the Clan's 2003 Hardy Cup-winning season are set to be honoured. (Photo by Blair Shier property of www.blair.photo)
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Subway Bowl karma: Carson coach Brady has Eagles opening playoffs Saturday at SFU as his 2003 Clan team is set to be honoured

NORTH VANCOUVER — Brian Brady always knew it was going to be a little dicey in terms of the timing from the moment he heard that he and the rest of his 2003 Simon Fraser Clan football teammates were going to be honoured during the team’s final GNAC game of the season this Saturday atop […]