The STM Knights defence puts the heat on Notre Dame Jugglers' quarterback Will Clarke last Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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STM vs. Terry Fox: Steele-eyed and ready, just how good has the Knights’ Kully-inspired defence been?

BURNABY — Ask Sam Steele to describe the defence of his St. Thomas More Knights and the response of the Grade 11 tackling machine is akin to taking an arm and wiping all the schematic X’s and O’s off a pre-game chalkboard.

Vernon Panthers' dynamic Grade 11 duo of quarterback Thomas Hyett (left) and running back Charles Lemay come to B.C. Place Stadium on Saturday to face the Abbotsford Panthers in the Subway AA provincial semifinals. (Photo -- Katherine Peters, Vernon Secondary athletics)
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Churnin’ Vernon: Okanagan Panthers knows fast feet on defence a key to slow Abby Panthers’ Samwel Uko

Building the Vernon Panthers into a powerhouse provincial AA football program has happened, in large part, through the synergistic efforts and outreach of its longtime head coach. Yet Sean Smith is the first to admit that geography has been a hurdle not as easily overcome in his program’s quest to bring a B.C. senior varsity Subway […]

G.W. Graham's Von Richardson (left) and Windsor's Ryan Baker are a pair of leading men squaring off Saturday under the dome at BC Place. (Bob Fugger, Varsity Letters photos)
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Ryan vs. Von, or Von vs. Ryan? Just call Saturday’s Subway semi-final Von Ryan’s Express and don’t forget the popcorn

VANCOUVER — Ryan Baker and Von Richardson. Or should that be Von Richardson and Ryan Baker? Hey, wasn’t there a 1965 war movie once titled Von Ryan’s Express. OK, so it was Van Ryan’s Express. Details, details.

Windsor Dukes' Ryan Baker has been every bit the touchdown maker this season for B.C.'s No. 1, undefeated AA team. On Sunday, Baker was named his tier's 2017 MVP. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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MVP Ryan Baker of Windsor tops the list of B.C. high school football’s AA provincial all-stars

Apologies for the confusion created earlier today when Varsity Letters’ jumped on the snap count and published the names of the B.C. high school football AA provincial all-stars. With a green light from the big bosses, here’s the full list of offence and defence and Players of the Year.

Seaquam Seahawks' Jalen Philpot tries to shake the tackle of Terry Fox's Jevaun Jacobsen Saturday night at BC Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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And the Oscar goes to… miracle play by Terry Fox’s Oscar Nunez carries Ravens to stunner over Seaquam

(Note to readers, a report from Saturday’s late game between St. Thomas More and Notre Dane will appear Sunday at VarsityLetters.ca)VANCOUVER — Sometimes, moments in this game can be so big, their authors are left speechless.Introducing Oscar Nunez, a 5-foot-11, 210-pound senior receiver/defensive end/special teams player with Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Ravens.If asked the recite […]

South Delta's Jacob Kirk (9) jumps for joy as he runs to the sidelines after picking off Lord Tweedsmuir to preserve victory with four seconds left in its Subway Bowl quarterfinal game Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Sun Devils’ Capt. Kirk beams South Delta past Tweedy with late pick, sets Final 4 date with Hyacks

VANCOUVER — Jacob Kirk has already had some pretty cool moments at B.C. Place Stadium. Like that time three years ago when his older brother Lucas quarterbacked the South Delta Sun Devils to the Subway Bowl B.C. Triple A championships at B.C. Place Stadium.

Abbotsford Panthers' Samwell Uko rushed for four touchdowns on Saturday in a win over the Hugh Boyd Trojans at BC Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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It’s an all-Panthers semifinal after Abby’s Uko rushes for four TDs in win over Hugh Boyd

VANCOUVER — Just in case football fans may have forgotten, the Abbotsford Panthers opened the season back in September as the No. 1-ranked team in B.C. AA football.

Windsor Dukes' quarterback Ryan Baker drags Fulton tacklers Koalden Gudeit-Oakden (left) and Carson Harrower during first half go Subway Bowl B.C. high school football playoff game played Saturday morning at B.C. Place Stadium. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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No. 1 Dukes land early knockout blow, top Maroons en route to Final 4 vs. Grizzlies

VANCOUVER — Even with penalties wiping out two of their longest touchdown runs of the day, North Vancouver’s Windsor Dukes were as unstoppable and as good as advertised.