VANCOUVER — When Jordan Jensen-Whyte began his career with the UBC Thunderbirds in the fall of 2012, he was standing in shadows deep enough to resemble the cover of night.
Author: Howard Tsumura
TSUMURA: My three big weekend take-aways
Here are my three big basketball take-away from the recently-completed university sports weekend:
Belmont’s Bull picks Fresno State for his NFL prep
VICTORIA — Based strictly on his sheer physical measurements, Victoria’s Dontae Bull fits the bill of any talent evaluator
UFV players Dulay, Bains escape tragedy in snowy Highway 1 spin-out
ABBOTSFORD — The Manny Moment, it turns out, is impervious to just about anything including the rage of an Fraser Valley East snowstorm. Manny Dulay and teammate Nav Bains got caught in an icy, snowy traffic jam on Highway 1 east Friday as the pair headed to Abbotsford to suit up for the Fraser Valley Cascades’ […]
Meg Wilson: The girl who loves to run
BURNABY — In her childhood days in London, Ont., Meg Wilson would always tell her mom that when the day came for her to pick one sport, she would choose running.
UFV Cascades: Why Seniors’ Night is special
Track the daily movements of a basketball program from high school through university and the calendar, like clockwork, moves a team of dedicated, age-specific athletes through a timetable of tradition.
SFU hoops: Kett’s motor gets a work-out, but results huge for Clan’s star point guard
BURNABY MOUNTAIN — News flash: Ellen Kett didn’t play the whole 40 minutes on Thursday for the Simon Fraser Clan, in fact she was actually afforded 10 minutes of rest.
Varsity Letters podcast coming soon
We’ve hit the ground running here at varsityletters.ca, and with so little time to prepare, we wanted to let you know that podcasts will be an integral part of our website. We’ll talk to coaches and athletes from throughout the B.C. high school and university worlds about their sports, their teams and their lives. Stay tuned!
Brian Wallack: The self-made Totem
SURREY — Back in the winter of 2012, coach Edward Lefurgy approached one of the more eager members of his Grade 8 boys basketball team at Semiahmoo Secondary.
Keegan Konn: Sunny in his storm
SURREY — Dreams die hard.If you prescribe to the axiom, then you know that Keegan Konn is hurting and doing his share of soul searching.