Simon Fraser men’s basketball: With three wins in past four GNAC conference games, veteran guard Penney gives nod to Red Leafs’ developing chemistry as season’s toughest road swing charters north to Alaska!
BURNABY — David Penney’s senior season with the Simon Fraser Red Leafs has included its share of tough times.Yet as his final Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular season winds its way down to its final five games, their is no greater authority to speak to the ever-evolving state of suddenly-percolating Red Leafs.“Last year, we were […]
With Terry Fox’s brothers Darrell & Fred offering pre-game inspiration, Ravens feel ‘invincible’, top St. Pat’s for first BC Jr. Boys title in 22 years!
LANGLEY — Marvin Reyes admitted that before he took to the floor for the pre-game introductions Monday night at the Langley Events Centre for the B.C. junior boys basketball championship final, one of the last things he did was wipe away the tears of emotion from his cheek.“I did, and so did all of my […]
A message from Howard T: Some changes to my coverage at B.C. girls and boys senior basketball championships
LANGLEY — Hello to all of my loyal readers here at Varsity Letters.I felt it was important today for me to let everyone know that there will be some changes to way I will be covering both the B.C. senior girls and boys tournaments which run Feb. 28-March 2, and March 6-9, here at the […]
Terry Fox finds its stride: As its defence jives at a season-high, Ravens’ hoop mojo spilleth over! Win over No. 1 Oak Bay means Tuesday finals berth vs. St. Pats!
LANGLEY — It’s not right to call the Terry Fox Ravens the surprise of the 2024 B.C. junior boys basketball championships.But it has been surprising these days to see a team hanging its hat, on a game-by-game basis this week at the Langley Events Centre, by the way it defines itself as a collection of […]
“He’s our heart and soul” St. Pat’s coach says of Riley Santa Juana, who lifts St. Celtics past Van College Irish and into B.C. junior boys final!
LANGLEY — An injury kept Riley Santa Juana from doing one of the things he does the very best.Yet in a magical season of overcoming adversity, the 6-0 Grade 10 guard with East Vancouver’s St. Patrick’s Celtics never let it hold him back when it mattered most on the floor Monday night at a standing-room-only […]