Vancouver College Fighting Irish Jason Soriano (14) and the rest of the Irish defence play host to No. 1 New Westminster on Saturday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

Varsity Letters 10.14.19 BC High School Football Big 5: Hyacks hold No. 1 AAA ahead of visit to No. 3 VC’s O’Hagan Field on Saturday

The leaders held their ground this week at both tiers of B.C. high school football, but with only three more weekends of conference play remaining, just call it the calm before the storm.Here are this week’s updated Varsity Letters’ Big 5 rankings with overall-and-conference records, as well as previous rankings in parenthesis: TRIPLE A1 New Westminster […]

SFU quarterback Brandon Niksich was sacked 10 times by Dixie State on Saturday in Utah, but had the best game of his collegiate career, directing two late drives and throwing no interceptions. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Simon Fraser Clan athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

Simon Fraser’s ‘Nik at Nite’ shines in Utah: Despite 10 sacks in loss to Dixie, Clan rookie QB Niksich leads pair of impressive late drives

If there was one factor to consider about Simon Fraser’s 55-21 loss to host Div. 2 powerhouse Dixie State on Saturday in Utah, it was the way the Clan came ready to play over the final two quarters against a team in the transitioning stages of joining NCAA Div. 1 FCS as an independent in […]

Twenty-three was the magic number Saturday for the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers, who got a game-winning 65-yard kick-off return from Grade 11 standout Tremel States-Jones in a narrow win at Seaquam. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ Saturday BCHSF Report: Lord Tweedsmuir’s States-Jones is ‘The Answer’ in tight win over Seaquam Seahawks

Welcome to the Saturday edition of Varsity letters’ B.C. High School Football Report. Keep checking back over the course of the day for updates from all games played today around the province.

Taking a well earned breather late in the game on defence, Langley's star running back Kai Thomas rushed for 279 yards and five touchdowns in a big AA win at Robert Bateman on Friday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ 10.11.19 Friday Night Lights B.C. High School Football Report

Welcome to the Friday Night Lights early edition of Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report. Keep checking back over the course of the evening for updates from all games played today around the province.

Seaquam's Christian Carlon-Diaz has always been good at making would-be tacklers miss in space. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

Christian Carlon-Diaz: No matter how you spell his name, Seaquam Seahawks’ star RB-1 knows there is no ‘I’ in team

NORTH DELTA — The old saying in sports is that there is no ‘I’ in team, and in a manner of speaking, no one lives more to the credo than Seaquam’s Christian Carlon-Diaz.Look up the star running back on the Seahawks’ team roster which is part of bchighschoolfootball.com‘s official website, and for the past three […]

The Lord Byng Grey Ghosts were all smiles after winning the Douglas College Royals Invitational over the weekend, a triumph which carried the Vancouver school to the No. 2 spot in the most recent B.C. senior girls AAAA volleyball rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Girls Volleyball

B.C. Girls Top 10 Volleyball Rankings 10.10.19: Lord Byng’s DC Royals tourney title adds up to huge climb up Quad-A charts

LANGLEY — The Camosun Chargers and Douglas Royals invitational events didn’t disturb the No. 1-ranked teams at each of the four tiers of B.C. senior girls high school volleyball this past week.

After a leg injury knocked star Abbotsford senior running back Jalem Catlin out of action in the first half of last week's clash at Lord Tweedsmuir, the standout's availability for this Friday's game against STM is in question. If he can't go then Panther Grade 11 Silvestro Aging (left), pictured against Lord Tweedsmuir's Key'Shaun Dorsey, could see more carries. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

The Big 5 10.10.19 edition: Varsity Letters’ Top 5 B.C. High School Football Games To Watch this weekend

LANGLEY — Week 6 of the BCHSF season is now upon us, and as conference races become a little more focused, the action picks up in intensity. Here’s a look at five games to watch, plus full schedules by conference and last week’s scoreboard below:

A sack artist at work, St. Thomas More's Kaishaun Carter finds his way through the Kelowna Owls last Friday at Burnaby Lake. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Football

Kaishaun Carter: “…I pride myself on my football IQ” says St. Thomas More’s senior blue-chip defensive end

BURNABY — Last month, as the St. Thomas More Knights set off to Mission for what would eventually be a hard-fought 18-6 win over the host Roadrunners, STM head coach Steve De Lazzari sent a text to his defensive coordinator Jared Power about one of the team’s influential seniors.“Coach Power was going to be away […]

Surrey has four school among the ranked and honourable mention in the latest B.C. senior boys AAA Super 15, including both Fraser Heights (in red) and Elgin Park, who met at the recent UBC Invitational. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Boys Volleyball

B.C. boys volleyball rankings 10.09.19: No. 1 hold serve in a week where Seaquam, F. Heights, Semi, SLSS all make big climbs

LANGLEY — North Delta’s Seaquam Seahawks moved into the top half of the B.C. senior boys Triple A Super 15 volleyball rankings this week, climbing three spots from No. 7 to No. 10.Other big movers at the province’s top tier were Surrey’s Fraser Heights Firehawks and Semiahmoo Totems.At Double A, the Pacific Academy Breakers performed […]

Terry Fox Ravens' head senior boys soccer coach John Murphy (right) has his team thick in the midst of the provincial AAA elite. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Feature High School Boys Soccer

B.C. Boys High School Soccer 10.09.19: Terry Fox’s surging Ravens climb to No. 5 as AAA Top 10 remains wide open

Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Ravens continue to move the needle forward coming out of the Fraser North.Monday’s 1-1 win over classic rival Centennial pushed the Ravens record to 3-1 and made them the week’s big climber.League mate Dr. Charles Best also climbed back into the upper tier of the Top 10 following its 1-0 win […]