NORTH DELTA — He was a basketball coach who wanted the world for his players.And in the end, Bill Stebbings helped them find it by showing them that their commitment to the game was redeemable in later life in the form of wisdom and a deeper appreciation for the value of family and friends.On Tuesday, […]
Welcome back to another episode of Varsity Letters – The Podcast!
NORTH DELTA — The Podcast is back. Apologies for our extended absence. Today, we are joined by Jesse Hundal, a teacher and boys basketball coach at North Delta Secondary School. Jesse chats openly and positively about the challenges facing both teachers and students these days as the 2019-20 academic year comes to a […]
VANCOUVER — Ask Nikola Guzina to talk about his rise to prominence on the hardcourt, and the standout incoming recruit of the UBC Thunderbirds proceeds to do so with a nod of thanks to the basketball gods.
COQUITLAM — The world changed virtually overnight following the completion of the 2020 B.C. senior boys basketball championships on March 7.And with COVID-19 world pandemic very suddenly the new reality, Centennial senior forward Dominic Parolin quickly realized that the recruiting process he had waited years to be a part of was going to be a […]
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 — 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 […]