SFU Clan players (left to right) Marcello Polisi, Connor Glennon, Matteo Polisi and Jeff Cadman will be among the Clan players turning Fox Field into a fortress Thursday and Saturday. (Photo Howard Tsumura/Clan athletics)
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With GNAC title resting on Fox Field matches, the history behind SFU Clan’s home-field dominance

BURNABY — Clint Schneider may be a native Texan, but ask him this week for directions to the green, green grass of home, and he won’t hesitate to point you to the turf at the top of Burnaby Mountain.

New Westminster running back Lucas Sabau works behind his offensive line en route to a 187-yard rushing performance Friday as the No. 1 Hyacks won in North Vancouver over host Carson Graham. (Alan Wardle/New West Hyacks)
Feature High School Football

10.27.17: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights edition

Welcome to the Friday Night Lights edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High school Football Report. Can you believe it’s already the second-to-last weekend of the regular season?

After two years away from the game, TWU freshman forward Kathryn Harvey is among the nation's leading freshmen goal scorers (Scott Stewart/TWU athletics)
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TWU’s Kathryn Harvey makes her move from lacrosse to soccer in dynamic fashion

LANGLEY — When your profession dictates that you observe human kinetics front-and-centre as part of your daily routine, as is the case for Graham Roxburgh, you develop a level of sophistication in terms of describing athletic variety. 

Mt. Douglas Rams' quarterback Gideone Kremler chats with head coach Mark Townsend during recent road game in Tsawwassen against the South Delta Sun Devils. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Gideone Kremler: On comeback trail, Mt. Doug Rams’ quarterback shows he is truly the ‘Great Warrior’

His given name, roughly translated, is Great Warrior. For Mt. Douglas Rams’ quarterback Gideone Kremler, it’s been all too fitting over a high school football career in which he has matured from a young lion king into a crusty, old field general, all by his 11th grade campaign.

A healthy knee and an even healthier outlook have UFV Cascades' senior Shayna Litman poised for a breakthrough season. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Cascades athletics)
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Shayna’s shine: Fraser Valley Cascades forward Litman gets her bounce back

ABBOTSFORD — There is an old saying which tells us that success can be measured by the height of one’s bounce after hitting the bottom. By those metrics, it would have been easy to doom Fraser Valley Cascades senior forward Shayna Litman for a university basketball career defined by its mediocrity.