Vernon's Charles Lemay (white) feels the gang-tackling wrath of Terry Fox Ravens' (left, top to bottom) Liam Cumarasamy (20), Jaden Severy (23) and Vincent Mehain (42), as well as Kyle Huish (right) during non-conference cross-tier clash Saturday afternoon in Port Coquitlam. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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09.15.18 Final Edition: Varsity Letter’s Saturday Night B.C. High School Football Report

LANGLEY — From a busier-than-usual Saturday, we’ve got six new game reports, including contests involving Terry Fox, Vancouver College and Notre Dame.

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)
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.

New Westminster opened defence of its 2017 AAA Subway Bowl title with a loss at Liberty (Wash.) High on Friday, getting its scores from quarterback Kinsale Philip (left) and Broxx Comia (right). (File photo by Alan Wardle courtesy New Westminster Hyacks)
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08.31.18 Friday Night Lights edition: Local teams head south in 2018’s first B.C. High School Football Report

Welcome to 2018’s first edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Football Report. Week O’s annual limited opening Friday slate captures a select number of B.C. teams in non-conference action south of the line.

Even during stationary drills, like this one last Thursday at Simon Fraser, Clan junior receiver Rysen John is the picture of focus. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Rysen John: Checking in on the rise of the Simon Fraser Clan’s charismatic junior wide receiver

BURNABY — He boasts a given name which, in the musical hands of a Sunday morning gospel choir, could come out sounding pretty darn inspirational. Rysen… Rysen… Rysen.

As heirs to Lord Tweedsmuir's new emphasis on aerial game, receiver Josef Drysdale (left) and quarterback Trey Jones will chat with offensive coordinator Nick Kawaza with a thought to go deep more often in 2018. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Is it Tweedy’s time? After back-to-back top-tiered JV titles, rival coaches peg Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers as B.C.’s No. 1 AAA team

SURREY — Over a span of the past 10 years, think of names like Michael Messenger, Jamel Lyles, Caleb Abraham, and of course Derek Best.

Vancouver College Fighting Irish senior guard Jack Cruz-Dumont wants to carve his own path as he follows his late father's footsteps to a spot with the UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Jack Cruz-Dumont: Like his father before him, UBC basketball inks a kid who bleeds blue-and-gold

VANCOUVER — It’s easy to say that the UBC Thunderbirds have a better men’s basketball program today because of their latest recruit, a kid teeming with skills and upside.

Burnaby South fans may well get a chance to enjoy another of these rare moments as the Rebels will enter the 2018-19 season as the clear B.C. Quad A title favourite. (Photo by Wilson Wong, UBC athletics)
Vancouver College's Jack Cruz-Dumont and the rest of the Irish seemed to be in a shooter's zone during their 20-minutes on the LEC's Arena Bowl floor Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Vancouver College: Faith in its march towards March has Mainland champ Fighting Irish trusting their process

LANGLEY — You have, of course, heard all about the phrase ‘trust the process’. In sport, it translates to an utter belief that at the right time, all of the discipline and work expended over the course of the season will manifest itself in a team playing to height of its powers at just the right […]

Nothing has come free for the Grady Stanyer and the Terry Fox Ravens, whose late-season win over pre-seaosn No 1 Holy Cross catapulted them into the BC AAAA championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Ravens rise from near-extinction, Terry Fox looks in fine form making a late run to the post-season finish line

PORT COQUITLAM — There were times towards the stretch drive of the Fraser Valley North regular season when it looked like the enormity of the season was ready to swallow the young Terry Fox Ravens whole.