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). 

UFV's Andrew Morris has found his basketball home in Abbotsford after a long post-secondary journey. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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UFV basketball: After years of searching for his hoops home, fourth time’s a charm for Cascades’ forward Andrew Morris

ABBOTSFORD — Last Friday, before he took to the court for Seniors Night and the final regular season home game of his Canada West career, Fraser Valley Cascades’ forward Andrew Morris got a timely text, one which served as a personal reminder of why he has persevered seven seasons to complete his university basketball journey.

Timberwolves Classic MVP Norben Bulosan (right) of the Sir Charles Tupper Tigers sharers a lighter moment with teammate Gaurab Acharya (3) Saturday in Abbotsford. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Timberwolves Classic ’19: Topping No. 2 Vernon Panthers no small feat for compact MVP Bulosan and No. 1 Tupper Tigers

ABBOTSFORD — Until we meet again? East Vancouver’s No. 1-ranked Sir Charles Tupper Tigers and the No. 2 Vernon Panthers may well have given an advance showing of the B.C. senior boys Triple A basketball championship final deep in the Fraser Valley on Saturday night.

Liam McChensey (right) is off to an NCAA Div. 1 basketball career next season at Utah State. Before he gets there, however, he'd like to lead the Charles Hays Rainmakers to the B.C. Double A high school basketball title. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Talking hoops with Prince Rupert’s old-school Rainmakers! Says star McChesney: “…we have the best chemistry in the province”

If you’re a B.C. high school boys basketball fan who slips into a nostalgic stupor upon simply hearing the name ‘Rainmakers’ then we’ve got good news for you.

Last season, head coach Guy da Silva carried Saints to the B.C. junior varsity basketball title at the LEC. The latest polls have St. George's right back in the hunt at No. 3. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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01.30.19 B.C. JV boys basketball Big 10 rankings: No. 1 Burnaby South carries No. 1 into the February Frenzy!

LANGLEY — The Burnaby South Rebels continue to hold on to the No. 1 spot in the B.C. junior varsity boys basketball rankings.

Vernon's Liam Reid (right) guards Lord Tweedsmuir's Jackson Corneil during B.C. JV quarterfinal OT classic last season at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Vernon’s ‘Cats in the Cradle’ growing up fast! Young, talented Panthers take No. 2 rank into Bateman’s T-Wolves Classic

ABBOTSFORD — It’s happened precisely twice. That’s how many times over the first 73 years in which the B.C. senior boys basketball championships have been staged that a school won both senior varsity football and basketball championships in the same academic year.

Arun Atker and the North Delta Huskies get every team's best shot, and on Tuesday night at Clayton Heights Secondary, the host Nightriders were able to deliver one of 2018-19's signature upsets. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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01.30.19 Big 10 boys rankings: In topsy-turvy times, take a bow Kitsilano, Clayton Heights and Charles Hays

LANGLEY — Looking for some plot lines to savour in the world of B.C. boys high school basketball? If so, you’ve come to the perfect place.