Last season, St. George's won the B.C. junior title with talent like Jaxon Cohee. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. junior boys championship draw: Burnaby South Rebels carry No. 1 seed as tourney celebrates 50th birthday!

LANGLEY — Undefeated powerhouse and No. 1-ranked Burnaby South Rebels will take the No. 1 seed into the 50th annual B.C. junior varsity basketball championships set to open a four-day run Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.No. 2 Vancouver College, No. 3 Yale of Abbotsford and No. 4 St. Patrick’s of Vancouver comprise, on the […]

Gavin Dulku and the W.J. Mouat Hawks rise into the Big 10 rankings after a big Fraser Valley tourney win over Tamanawis this week. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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02.20.19 Varsity Letters’ Big 10 B.C. hoops ranks: The rise of Mouat’s Hawks, the Richmond Colts and STA’s Fighting Saints

LANGLEY —The start of zone tournaments raises the stakes all over B.C. senior boys high school basketball. Here’s our look at all four tiers of B.C. senior boys high school basketball rankings:

Chris Graham of Victoria's No. 1-ranked B.C. Single A Glenlyon Norfolk (centre) will be one of the most dynamic scorers in the 16-team field if his Gryphons qualify for the 2019 provincials next month at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Topping B.C.’s Single-A charts with extended run at No. 1, Victoria’s 25-3 GNS Gryphons re-kindle magic of 2007’s title-winning team

VICTORIA — When you’ve coached a senior boys varsity basketball program at one school for over 30 years, you build an extremely large and reliable sample size as a base of comparison.

Kitsilano's charismatic senior guard Luka Dolman dodged the surgeon's knife and cut weeks off his return from an ACL injury in time to lead the Blue Demons into next week's Lower Mainland Quad-A championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Belmont Bulldogs' senior guard Max Leeder has been a blue-chip leader and versatile player for the 2018-19 Belmont Bulldogs. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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After 2018’s epic Final Four run, Belmont’s basketball Bulldogs remain in dogged pursuit of March Madness return

Kevin Brown can remember gathering with his Belmont Bulldogs last March to watch the unveiling of the 16-team B.C. senior boys Quad-A basketball championship bracket via livestream from the Langley Events Centre.

St. George's Saints' fans show their old-school spirit during last week's win over Vancouver College. (Photo by Bob Frid property of St. George's athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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02.13.19 edition: No. 1’s hold court atop Big 10 rankings as playoff fever hits B.C. boys high school basketball

LANGLEY — Snow days are hopefully done.Here’s our look at all four tiers of B.C. senior boys high school basketball rankings:SENIOR BOYSQUAD A  (records, ranking reflect games played Feb. 6-12. Records indicate games against B.C. competition only)1 Terry Fox Ravens (23-4) (Port Coquitlam) (LW-1)Last week — Won both games to finish first at Fraser Valley […]

While being guarded by Duchess Park's Caleb Lyons (right) during action at last month's Chancellor Invitational at St. Thomas More, prodigious Grade 9 talent Rav Randhawa dishes a no-look pass. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Oak Bay's star guard Diego Maffia (right) produced one of the most historic moments in B.C. high school sports on Saturday in Kelowna. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
St. George's Jerric Palma scored a game-high 25 points Wednesday to lead Saints past Vancouver College at the Dragon's Lair. (Photo by Bob Frid property of St. George's athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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St. George’s shakes off freakish free-throw funk, Palma leads No. 8 Saints past No. 3 Vancouver College Fighting Irish

VANCOUVER — The most important home game of their season almost became too big a moment for the St. George’s Saints on Wednesday night.

Terry Fox's Jacob Mand (centre) and the rest of the Ravens head into the playoffs as B.C.'s No. 1-ranked Quad-A team. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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02.06.19 B.C. boys hoops rankings: Terry Fox Ravens rise to Quad-A No. 1, new Top 10’s for all four tiers

LANGLEY — The fourth new No. 1 of the B.C. senior boys Quad A basketball season? Say hello to the Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Ravens who have the honour and the target for the first time in almost four seasons (02.26.15).