Welcome to the off-season.The high school championships have concluded and now, it’s time to start thimijng about next season.Here are pre-preseason Top 10s for three of the seven B.C. boys and girls high school basketball tiers.The boys Quad-A poll was pulled together on five sets of submitted rankings, including my own and the top three […]
NEW WESTMINSTER — Steve Beauchamp has been coaching basketball for so long now and made it such an ingrained part of his life that sooner or later, he was going to run into a season like this one.With the symbolism as rife as the crackling pages a family scrapbook, Beauchamp has not only returned to […]
There’s a song whose lyrics are all about being anchored down in Anchorage, Alaska, and on Monday night, the road-weary Simon Fraser Clan women’s basketball team could certainly relate.
To Sophie Swant, the contrast over a span of a couple of hours Saturday night at the Alaska Airlines Center was incredible.
LANGLEY — Sometimes, on those nights when the basketball gods deem it time, the things that allow a most beautiful game to achieve a heightened state of existence unfold before our eyes and remind us why we care so much.
LANGLEY — It was a championship game that started out about as slow the morning traffic trying to make its way down a snowy Highway 1 West from the eastern part of the Fraser Valley towards Langley.
LANGLEY — Brendan Sullivan wasn’t thinking about his form, his technique or any of the intangibles that have turned him into a clutch shooter.“I saw the shot-clock running down, I was trying to run a play, but I just ended hucking it up,” the Grade 11 guard said. “I just had faith and apparently it […]
LANGLEY — A senior who picked the perfect time to have the shooting performance of his life.A basketball lifer who found a new team to coach and wound up taking them right to the top.And, against all odds, the first Grade 8 to ever be named the MVP of a B.C. senior varsity basketball championship […]
LANGLEY — In their senior seasons, on the province’s two best teams, and now, facing each other in the final game of their respective high school basketball careers.Go on, say it: Today is the day for Ty Rowell vs. Mason Bourcier.
LANGLEY — The favourites and the survivors.Mill’s Bay’s No. 1 tournament seed, Brentwood College, along with Victoria’s St. Michael’s University School Blue Jags