St. Thomas More's Cam Morris (right) scores in the post against Vancouver College's Sam Bailey, helping lead the Triple A past the Quad A in a BC all-star clash Saturday in Richmond. (Wilson Wong/UBC athletics photo for Varsity Letters)
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Triples top Quads! Historic hoops result cements BC boys basketball parity

RICHMOND — Historic.Even though it’s the classification with the least amount of lineage in the annals of B.C. High School Boys Basketball Association history, the three-season-old Triple A tier made a massive statement at Saturday’s provincial all-star  weekend at R.C. Palmer Secondary.

Cambie Secondary's Zak Hassan led the Double A all-stars Saturday with a game-high 31 points and game MVP honours. (Wilson Wong photo/ UBC athletics for Varsity Letters)
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Zak attack helps Double A all-stars, Cambie’s Hassan picked game MVP

RICHMOND — He may not always hear his name mentioned with the most accomplished players at his tier, but on the final day of the 2016-17 season Saturday, no one was better than Zak Hassan.

Killarney Cougars' Kiante Knight soars to the bucket on his way to winning the first B.C. high school slam dunk championship contested since 2009, Saturday in Richmond. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for Varsity Letters)
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Killarney’s Knight, Dhillon of ‘Canes champs as B.C. dunk, three-point contests return

RICHMOND — Kiante Knight wasn’t able to cap his high school basketball career with a berth in the provincial championships, yet the Killarney Cougars standout still managed to put an exclamation point on things.

Oak Bay Breakers' guard Fiona Headen will represent the South as they take on the North Saturday. Boys and girls all-star games for Vancouver Island will go over the weekend at the University of Victoria. (Howard Tsumura/Varsity Letters photo)
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Vancouver Island high school all-star Saturday: Full boys and girls rosters

VICTORIA — The 30th annual Vancouver Island Senior Classic all-star games take place Saturday at the University of Victoria’s CARSA High-Performance Gym.

Rick Hansen point guard Josh Dhillon is ready to cap his high school career at Saturday's B.C. high school all-star weekend. (Wilson Wong, UBC athletics for VarsityLetters)
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Josh Dhillon: The Hansen Hurricane carries an inner drive and an MVP attitude

ABBOTSFORD — The greatest unscripted moments are just that: Moments which come out of nowhere and lift us to places where the view and the feeling are indescribable.

SFU volleyball star Alison McKay (right) along with Clan wrestler Mallory Velte book-end outgoing wrestling coach Mike Jones on Tuesday in Coquitlam. (Howard Tsumura, VarsityLetters photos)
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SFU’s Alison McKay: Why she best represents the ethos of Clan athletics

BURNABY — It’s why, on that one night a year when a university athletic program gathers its masses to celebrate its tradition and excellence, we sit transfixed in the moment.

Simon Fraser Clan football will have what head coach Kelly Bates calls 'a true home-field advantage' when the school's 1,800-seat stadium with covered grandstand is completed at Terry Fox Field. (Ron Hole, SFU athletics photo)
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SFU approves plans for covered, on-campus football stadium at Terry Fox Field

BURNABY — It’s actually going to happen.A covered athletic field house to stage football games at Simon Fraser University first reached the stage of artist renderings in the early 1990s.