Langara's Royce Sargeant has returned to the Falcons' starting lineup this season despite a horrific accident in August. (Photo by Dom Gagne property of Langara Falcons athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Lord Tweedsmuir's Arjun Samra is carried around the court at the Langley Events Centre prior to being named the 2019 B.C. Quad A tournament MVP Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: How a legend’s text fuelled an epic rally and lifted the Tweedsmuir Panthers to a turnaround title for the ages!

LANGLEY — It arrived as intended, as a stern message from the heavens to go quietly into the night, to abandon what now appeared to be a futile quest to win their school’s first-ever B.C. senior boys basketball championship.

North Delta assistant coach Bill Edwards sports the 1990 championship ring from the team's last B.C title. On Saturday, it inspired a new generation of Huskies. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: An old ring on a clenched fist! How the North Delta Huskies won their first B.C. title in three decades

LANGLEY — All around him, in the frenzied aftermath of victory, as the delirious North Delta fans stormed the Langley Events Centre Court, the old ball coach was standing off to the side, soaking in a feeling he hadn’t experienced in very nearly three decades.

Liam McChesney of the Charles Hays Rainmakers soars in for a dunk during the team's B.C. Triple A championship win Saturday over the George Elliot Coyotes. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Double-A final: The reign of the Rainmakers! No. 1 seed Charles Hays delivers a third title to its Rupert faithful

No. 1 CHARLES HAYS 78  No. 7 GEORGE ELLIOT 51LANGLEY — Battled-tested by playing against men over the summer and Quad A teams this winter, the composed, tough-as-nails Charles Hays Rainmakers completed a demolition of B.C.’s Double A boys basketball ranks Saturday by claiming the school’s third provincial title.Dominating inside behind the six-foot-nine Liam McChesney […]

Kelowna Christian's tourney MVP Colin Christophe (left) is embraced by teammate Connor Haasdyk on Saturday in the B.C. Single-A final. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Super Saturday’s Single-A finale: Red-hot start pushes Kelowna Christian Knights past Credo’s Kodiaks in B.C. title clash

LANGLEY — The tournament committee seeding the 16 teams for this season’s B.C. senior boys Single A championships were vindicated by Friday’s Final Four when the top four seeds all advanced to the frenzied semi-final round.Yet come championship Saturday, No. 2 Kelowna Christian revealed the fact that it may be ready to start something of […]

Vernon Panthers' point guard Zack Smith battles through the defensive presence of the A.R. MacNeill Ravens on Friday. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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TRIPLE A: After 33 years, Vernon’s churnin’ Panthers return to a B.C. final! Says coach Reid “…there is a football factor there for sure.”

LANGLEY — Heading into tonight’s B.C. Triple A championship final, it’s fair to say that the North Delta Huskies have a J.D. Jackson-like presence in their line-up in the form of long-and-explosive senior guard Suraj Gahir.

That's the look of pure elation on the face of North Delta's Suraj Gahir after hitting his game-winning triple with just under three seconds remaining in the Huskies' 62-61 win over Duchess Park. While teammate Bhavraj Thiara trails, a Condors' player falls to the floor in disbelief. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Husky nation hopes to end near-30 year B.C. title drought tonight after North Delta’s Gahir banks home Final 4 dagger trey versus Duchess Park

LANGLEY — It was the shot his coach had told him not to take. But in the end, it was the shot for his teammates and for the generations of greying men who wondered whether the day was ever going to come again.

Jackson Corneil (right) and the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers celebrate a win over Burnaby South and the program's first-ever berth in a B.C. senior boys basketball championship final on Friday at the LEC. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Prince Rupert's Charles Hays Rainmakers celebrate after beating a tough Sa-Hali Sabres' squad from Kamloops in Friday's Final Four. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Double A B.C. Boys: It’s Charles Hays vs. George Elliot after Rainmakers, ‘Yotes win on Final 4 Friday!

LANGLEY — Welcome to our Day 3 coverage from the 2019 B.C. senior boys basketball championships. We’ve gone final for the day.Coverage for both Quad-A and Triple-A games will be provided by Howard Tsumura. Former Vancouver Sun sportswriter Gary Kingston will cover the Double-A semifinals, while the Langley Event Centre’s own Gary Ahuja will provide […]