VANCOUVER — By all accounts, Maggie Li’s first attempt at trying to secure a roster spot on the UBC Thunderbirds volleyball team was like one of those tragic-comic auditions on American Idol.
LANGLEY — The Burnaby South Rebels came ready for a battle Tuesday night at the Langley Events Centre, figurative hard-hats an essential part of the wardrobe in a clash with East Vancouver’s Sir Charles Tupper Tigers.On the occasion of the Telus 2017 B.C. junior boys basketball title game, the eighth-seeded Rebels relished their roles in […]
The massive undertaking that is each season’s annual Telus B.C. senior and junior girls basketball championships brings 56 teams from all over our province to the Langley Events Centre.
(Editor’s note — Each year, in advance of the girls championships, I send out requests for information on teams I never get to watch during their season of play, hoping coaches will take the time to enlighten in all manner of team aspects.This year, Prince George Secondary head coach Tracy Cole took the time to […]
LANGLEY — Ladies, you’re our B.C. high school basketball Dream Team.As the 2016-17 season hits its final four days this week, Varsity Letters and the B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association are happy to announce our annual Super 15 and our Player of the Year.The next four days, starting Wednesday, marks March Madness with three […]
LANGLEY — Louise Forsyth joined the basketball program at Brookswood Secondary as an eighth grader back in the fall of 2012 as a player oozing promise.Yet if you had peeked in on one her earlier phys-ed classes being run under the watchful eye of Neil Brown, the architect of one of Canada’s most successful high […]
LANGLEY — Vancouver’s Sir Charles Tupper Tigers and the Burnaby South Rebels have both enjoyed the kinds of seasons befitting their status as chief combatants in Tuesday’s Telus 2017 B.C. Junior Boys championship final.
LANGLEY — Hope springs eternal on the face of Jake Cowley.
LANGLEY —The Pinetree Timberwolves admit their lineage in the world of B.C. boys high school basketball is virtually non-existent.
LANGLEY — For over a decade, Gaurab Acharya has been living the Sir Charles Tupper Secondary basketball dream.