It goes without saying that the issues and challenges we find ourselves facing on a daily basis are of a magnitude we would never have expected earlier this month as we sat together at the Langley Events Centre to watch two weeks of B.C. high school basketball championships.And certainly, there are a lot of things […]
LANGLEY — You can’t blame the Duchess Park Condors senior boys basketball team for having a case of the down payment blues.
LANGLEY — A funny thing happened along the way to an inspiring season-ending string of 10 games for North Vancouver’s youthful St. Thomas Aquinas Fighting Saints. They got better and better, even though they got a whole lot younger.
FERNIE — Fully encircled by the Rocky Mountains and sitting in the southeastern most corner of our province, Fernie (pop. 5,000) is not the first place you’re apt to label as a burgeoning hoops hotbed.Yet when the 2020-21 B.C. high school basketball season tips off this December, Fernie Secondary’s fantastic yet faraway Falcons will wear […]
LANGLEY — Proponents from both sides agree on one thing, and that is at its fundamental core, it’s the biggest issue ever put to vote in the history of B.C. high school sports.
VICTORIA — One of the gems of the B.C. high school rugby calendar becomes less of a secret outside of the provincial capital beginning this season.That’s because Thursday’s 26th playing of the annual Boot Game (6:30 p.m.) between storied rivals St. Michaels University School Blue Jags and Oak Bay Barbarians at historic Centennial Stadium on […]
LANGLEY — This is a story about reaching that moment in life where everything and everyone you love the most has come together with such dreamlike precision that no matter how hard you train your focus, all the edges remain a blur.“I can’t explain it,” Jake Mouritzen says with elated exhaustion in a voice so […]
LANGLEY — Sasha Vujisic walked into his team’s halftime locker room Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre and had a little talk with himself.“The truth is, I was just playing bad,” said Vujisic, Burnaby South’s 6-foot-10 senior forward in self-critique of the opening half of the final game of his high school basketball career.Considering […]
LANGLEY — The Rainmakers were the reigning champs who came to Langley this week to prove that while slightly re-tooled, they still had the stuff for a repeat.Despite losing the talents of 6-foot-9 2019 MVP Liam McChesney, Prince Rupert’s Charles Hays Rainmakers soldiered on and refined an identity built around both senior leader Kai Leighton […]
LANGLEY — Try, try, try, try and then try again. In the all-Chilliwack battle for the B.C. senior boys basketball championship title, the Unity Christian Flames were the team tasked with rolling the boulder up the hill.