Abbotsford Panthers' Samwell Uko rushed for four touchdowns on Saturday in a win over the Hugh Boyd Trojans at BC Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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It’s an all-Panthers semifinal after Abby’s Uko rushes for four TDs in win over Hugh Boyd

VANCOUVER — Just in case football fans may have forgotten, the Abbotsford Panthers opened the season back in September as the No. 1-ranked team in B.C. AA football.

Ben Hladik may be a tue freshman at the tender age of 18, but he was picked the Canada West's Defensive Player of the Week this week for plays like this one, sacking reigning Hec Crighton award winner Noah Picton of the Regina Rams last week in Vancouver. (UBC photo by Richard Lam)
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Hints of greatness: Big Ben begins blue-and-gold career looking like a potential UBC all-timer

VANCOUVER — Ben Hladik is so attuned to everything he does as a football player, that even a discussion of his jersey number with the UBC Thunderbirds is important enough to provide a most thoughtful answer.

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 […]

It's Friday night, and time for another edition of Varsity Letter's BC High School Football Report! (BCHSF)
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09.22.17: Varsity Letters B.C. High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights edition

Welcome to another week of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Football Report. You know the drill! Keep checking back with us throughout the evening for updates from around the province. Here’s the complete scoreboard, followed by our game reports!

The Province's 2017 Head of the Class debits today. (Richard Lam, PNG photos)
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Proud to present my picks for The Province’s 2017 Head of the Class

VANCOUVER — Yes, it was hard to leave The Province after 26 years this past January. It was easy, however, to say ‘Yes’ when asked by my old employer to continue steering and guiding what I feel has become the benchmark in terms of high school sports journalism in our country.

Vernon's Hannah Bennison adorned in her bib at the IAAF women's Under-20 World Cross Country championships March 26 in Kampala, Uganda. (Photo courtesy Athletics Canada)
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Hannah Bennison: The Vernon Panthers’ runner is a harrier with no barriers

There was moment this past March, over the late stages of the biggest race of her life, that Hannah Bennison reached what can only be described as a divine understanding with her sport.

Seycove Seyhawks Sage Stobbart (back) and Kayla Krug celebrate BC Double-A title on Saturday at the LEC. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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For Seycove Seahawks, tears of joy flow in B.C. 2A-title win over Vernon

LANGLEY — Sage Stobbart looked lost.The tears were welling up, and while the rest of her Seycove teammates were celebrating the thrill of their lives Saturday at the Langley Events Centre, the Seyhawks’ 6-foot-2 forward stood transfixed, unable to find a shoulder to embrace.