South Delta's Lorenzo Mauro (left) tries his best to shake the defensive mar of Panorama Ridge's Sevak Lehal on Tuesday during a South Fraser clash in Tsawwassen won by the visiting, No. 1-ranked Thunder. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys High School Soccer Rankings 10.16.19: Thunder, Saints, Blue Devils still the top trio, Royal Bay makes its Top 10-entrance

LANGLEY — Surrey’s Panorama Ridge Thunder continued its roll atop the provincial boys AAA soccer Top 10 rankings for another week. The latest rankings:SENIOR BOYSTRIPLE A1 Panorama Ridge Thunder (Surrey) (LW-1) 2 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver) (2) 3 Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils (Coquitlam) (3)4 Reynolds Roadrunners (Victoria) (4)5 Handsworth Royals (6)6 Moscrop Panthers (Burnaby) (7)7 Argyle […]

After scoring his first of two second-half goals, Panorama Ridge's Armaan Bhagwani (left) is congratulated by leaping teammate Sevak Lehal on Tuesday afternoon at Tsawwassen's Winskill Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Boys AAA soccer: No. 1 Panorama Ridge blanks No. 9 South Delta 4-0 as dedicated defence leads to goals galore for Surrey’s Thunder

TSAWWASSEN — B.C.’s No. 1-ranked senior boys soccer team lives by its first team rule so well, that it has been allowed to do what just comes naturally.Manmeet Jhutty and Jeevan Dhaliwal scored first-half goals, while Armaan Bhagwani scored a pair in the second half to carry Surrey’s top-rated Panorama Ridge Thunder to a convincing […]

Terry Fox Ravens' head senior boys soccer coach John Murphy (right) has his team thick in the midst of the provincial AAA elite. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys High School Soccer 10.09.19: Terry Fox’s surging Ravens climb to No. 5 as AAA Top 10 remains wide open

Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Ravens continue to move the needle forward coming out of the Fraser North.Monday’s 1-1 win over classic rival Centennial pushed the Ravens record to 3-1 and made them the week’s big climber.League mate Dr. Charles Best also climbed back into the upper tier of the Top 10 following its 1-0 win […]

Issiah Sahib (left) of the Sands Scorpions had a step on the competition all afternoon at Mackie Park, scoring twice in the second half as his team toppled the crosstown North Delta Huskies 5-2. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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North Delta’s soccer derby: Sands topples N.D. Huskies 5-2, Scorpions off to hot start 10 years after its last B.C. championship title

NORTH DELTA — It’s much too premature to start predicting a championship one full decade after it won the first school title in its school’s history.

Surrey's Panorama Ridge Thunder are back on top of the B.C. senior boys AAA soccer rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys Soccer Top 10 rankings 10.03.19: Surrey’s Panorama Ridge Thunder survive topsy-turvy week to move into No. 1 spot

Welcome to the first-in-season edition of the B.C. senior boys AAA soccer Top 10.This past week’s results did a lot to shift the form of the preseason chart. The scores that most impacted?On the North Shore, former No. 2 Argyle lost to Carson Graham, who in turn lost to new No. 9 Handsworth.On Vancouver Island, […]

Vancouver College's Fighting Irish celebrated a B.C. Triple A title last November. This season, they open the new campaign at No. 5. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys high school soccer AAA preseason Top 10 rankings: Dr. Charles Best, Argyle tabbed as the teams to beat!

SOCCERSENIOR BOYSTRIPLE APRESEASON1 Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils (Coquitlam)2 Argyle Pipers (North Vancouver)3 Panorama Ridge Thunder (Surrey) 4 Burnaby South Rebels5 Vancouver College Fighting Irish6 Reynolds Roadrunners (Victoria)7 Kitsilano Blue Demons (Vancouver)8 St. George’s Saints (Vancouver)9 Centennial Centaurs (Coquitlam)10 Sullivan Heights Stars (Surrey)Honourable mention — Fleetwood Park Dragons (Surrey), Sardis Falcons (Chilliwack), Oak Bay Bays (Victoria), […]

Vancouver College's John Jospeh (centre) scored all three of his team's goals in the semifinals and finals at the B.C. AAA soccer championships which wrapped up Saturday in Burnaby. Here' he celebrates his semifinal game winner versus Abbotsford on Friday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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It’s the Irish out of nowhere! Vancouver College builds its soccer history in one weekend after claiming first BC AAA title

VANCOUVER — It’s never easy to change the culture of a sports program over the course of one season, yet you wouldn’t be off base if you said that is precisely what happened with the new B.C. senior boys AAA soccer champions from Vancouver College.

Hard to forget these Titans. Grade 11s Alex Sol (left) and Malachi Emerson (right) provide book-end congratulations to senior Jacob Sol who for the second season in a row, scored the game-winning goal for Langley Fundamental in the B.C. senior boys AA soccer championship final. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC Thunderbirds 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Boys AA Soccer 2018: Grade 11 Titans grow up fast to make Langley Fundamental’s repeat feat complete

BURNABY — Back in 2017, Jacob Sol was the underclassman whose heroics helped his older teammates put a gold-medal finish on their schoolboy soccer careers.

Terry Fox Ravens' head senior boys soccer coach John Murphy (right) chats with fellow coach Dustin Corpuz during Fraser Valley third-fourth final earlier this month in Surrey. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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At the crossroads of football & hoops, Terry Fox lifer John Murphy leads Ravens’ nation on a soccer renaissance

PORT COQUITLAM — In a lot of ways, you can call John Murphy the ultimate Terry Fox Raven. If history lessons are needed to sweep away the cobwebs of the 25 years which have passed since the hard-nosed guard helped his school win its first-ever B.C. senior boys basketball title, then so be it.

Let the celebration begin! Langley Saints players (left to right) Htoo Htoo Eh, Eh hser Moo and Say Say Eh attempt to slow down teammate Luke Lay Paul long enough to celebrate his game-opening strike Nov. 8 in the Fraser Valley senior boys AA soccer championship final at South Surrey Athletic Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Langley Secondary to BC’s: Buoyed by joy & spirit of Karen nation refugees, these soccer Saints win Fraser Valley AA title

LANGLEY — Standing just off to the side of pandemonium, Geoff Labine spied the scene unfolding at one end of the pitch at South Surrey Athletic Park just over a week ago.