Unity Christian's Levi Van Egdom (3) pushes the ball down court off the dribble while Brookes Westshore's Mark Huang closes in during the B.C. senior boys Single-A basketball championship opening round Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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03.09.22: Day 1 reports from the 2022 B.C. senior boys Single-A basketball championships

We have gone final here on Day 1 of the B.C. senior boys 2022 high school basketball championships.The Single-A draw is complete.All eight game reports are below, but first, here’s Thursday’s Field House schedule of championship-round games.TOP HALF DRAW7  p.m. — No. 1 Unity Christian vs. No. 8 Bulkley Valley Christian8:45 p.m. — No. 4 Fernie […]

St. George's Will Hyland skips a pass off the break against Burnaby Mountain Lions (left to right) Omar Abdulhadi, Ryder Snow and Addison Button. during the B.C. senior boys Quad-A basketball championship opening round Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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03.09.22: Day 1 reports from the 2022 B.C. senior boys Quad-A basketball championships

We have gone final here on Day 1 of the B.C. senior boys 2022 high school basketball championships.The Quad-A draw is complete.All eight game reports are below, but first, here’s Thursday’s Arena Bowl schedule of championship-round games.TOP HALF DRAW7  p.m. — No. 1 St. George’s vs. No. 8 Walnut Grove8:45 p.m. — No. 4 Kelowna vs. […]

St. Patrick's Joey Panghulan (left) evades L.V. Rogers' Calvin Wheeler during the B.C. senior boys Triple-A basketball championship opening round Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of UFV Cascades athletics 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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03.09.22: Day 1 reports from the 2022 B.C. senior boys Triple-A basketball championships

We have gone final here on Day 1 of the B.C. senior boys 2022 high school basketball championships.The Triple-A draw is complete.All eight game reports are below, but first, here’s Thursday’s Centre Court schedule of championship-round games.TOP HALF DRAW7  p.m. — No. 1 St. Pat’s vs. No. 9 Princess Margaret8:45 p.m. — No. 4 R.A. MacNeill […]

King George's Adam Spano (8) grabs a rebound in front of Samuel Robertson's Ali Abdul during the B.C. senior boys Triple-A basketball championship opening round Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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03.09.22: Day 1 reports from the 2022 B.C. senior boys Double-A basketball championships

We have gone final here on Day 1 of the B.C. senior boys 2022 high school basketball championships.The Double-A draw is complete.All eight game reports are below, but first, here’s Thursday’s South Court schedule of championship-round games.TOP HALF DRAW7  p.m. — No. 1 King George vs. No. 9 West Point Grey Academy8:45 p.m. — No. 4 […]

Jackson Tonsi practices up to four hours a day and averages 43 points-per-game for the Single-A Nanaimo Christian Trail Blazers, who open play Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre as the B.C. high school championships get underway. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C.’s ‘The Best Player You’ve Never Heard Of’: Nanaimo Christian’s Jackson Tonsi is a Grade 10 with an indefatigable work ethic and a 43-point scoring average!

LANGLEY — Prior to this season, the only high school basketball experience Jackson Tonsi could put on his resume was as an eighth grader playing with the junior varsity on his Single-A tier Vancouver Island high school team.Factor in the additional anonymity factor brought on by the cancelled 2020-21 pandemic season, and perhaps it’s no […]

Princess Margaret head coach Karmin Dhaliwal, in his first senior varsity season at the helm of the Lions, has led the team to the B.C. championships for the first time since 1977. (Photo property of Princess Margaret Athletics 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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A Big Dance dandy! After 45 years away, a pride of Princess Margaret Lions follows the lead of its special head coach to a berth in B.C. boys Triple-A tournament!

SURREY — Records to verify the following have not been kept, yet as the B.C. senior boys basketball championships prepare to bed down for a final sleep before its 2021-22 re-start finale tips off Wednesday morning at the Langley Events Centre, you only need to collect the facts to understand that something very special has […]

Driving to the hoop with the 1956 Lester Pearson high school team in New Westminster is the legendary Ken Winslade. (Photo property of Ken Winslade 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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‘A Hoops Journey’ welcomes Ken Winslade: The caretaker and keeper of the flame for B.C. boys high school hoops joins the podcast crew on eve of tourney tip-off!

LANGLEY — The journey that the B.C. boys high school basketball championships have taken to become the annual showcase it is these days under the bright lights at the Langley Events Centre is one filled with some of the most moments in provincial sports history.Yet the chief reason the game has been able to retain […]

Centennial's K.C. Ibekwe leads his No. 2-seeded Centennial Centaurs into the 16-team B.C. Quad A championships on Wednesday. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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March Madness is here! Your one-stop home for all four B.C. senior boys basketball championship draw is here!

LANGLEY — The final four days of the B.C. high school basketball season are upon us, and the action tips off Wednesday as all four tiers of the provincial boys championships invade the Langley Events Centre.From now until then, make this your quickest reference point for all four draws, as per their release on Sunday.QUADRUPLE […]

In a game for the ages, Terry Fox Ravens players bask in the pure exhilaration of a championship goal realized seconds after the B.C. senior girls Quad-A basketball championship final Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. Terry Fox, after four previous losses to crosstown rival Riverside, prevailed 77-75 in the title game. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: It was the game of their lives! Here’s why Terry Fox’s win over Riverside for the B.C. girls Quad-A hoops title will become a generational classic!

LANGLEY — At times, Saturday night seemed like the first time they’d all met.Sure, the two teams knew all the faces standing on the other side from a childhood spent growing up together in the same neighbourhoods, but wow, don’t things just somehow look a little different tonight under all of these bright lights?And look […]

The Langley Christian Lightning waited two years for a celebration that came via a fourth-quarter rally on Saturday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura 2022 property of Varsity Letters. All Rights Reserved)
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Two years after 2020’s heartbreaking B.C. title-game loss, trust in each other carries Langley Christian Lightning past Mulgrave Titans to a redemptive 2022 B.C. Double-A title!

LANGLEY — The past two years have left all of us with plenty of moments for deep contemplation, and for Langley Christian senior girls basketball coach Danielle Gardner, it’s meant among other things, time spent re-affirming the trust she’s always had in her own process as a coach of young women.If you think that is […]