The Abbotsford Traditional Titans continued to hold down a place in the B.C. senior girls Double-A Top 10 rankings this week. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior girls Top 10 Double-A basketball rankings 01.19.22: Mulgrave, Notre Dame jump up into Top 5 territory!

LANGLEY — West Vancouver’s Mulgrave Titans have made a move into the top four of the most recent B.C. senior girls Double-A basketball rankings released earlier this week.Langley Christian remains No. 1, while Vancouver’s Notre Dame Jugglers make the big jump up to No. 5 from No. 10.B.C.’s three other tiers did not conduct ranking […]

Riverside Rapids' head coach Paul Langford chats strategy with seniors Venica Davignon (left) and Brooke Kendal Dec. 17, 2021 during Tsumura Basketball Invitational semifinal game against Langley Christian Lightning at Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. senior girls Quad-A basketball Top 10 rankings 01.04.21 edition: Pollsters install Riverside Rapids at No. 1 following TBI finals victory

LANGLEY — B.C. girls high school basketball released its latest Top 10 rankings on Tuesday for the Quad A tier, the first since Dec. 15.Riverside, following its win over Terry Fox in the Tsumura Basketball Invitational championship final on Dec. 18, moved into first place.All other tiers of B.C. girls senior varsity basketball, as well […]

Brookswood's Jamie Rettig (centre) and Maya Cameron bring defensive pressure to MEI forward Jazmin Avila during TBI 2021 clash on Saturday. The Bobcats' 83-78 win over the Eagles in the 7th place game has helped shape the top two in the latest B.C. AAA rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Girls High school basketball rankings 12.20.21: Brookswood new AAA No. 1 while LCS, Credo maintain their AA and A strongholds!

LANGLEY — B.C.’s highest ranked teams at the Triple- and Double-A tiers took part in this past week’s Tsumura Basketball Invitational, and their performances are reflected within the first in-season Top 10 rankings released by the pollsters at B.C. girls high school basketball.Here are Top 10s for tiers Triple-, Double- and Single-A. We have also […]

Riverside's Venica Davignon scored a team-high 18 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter of a game her Rapids won against crosstown rival Terry Fox on Saturday in the TBI final at the LEC. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A Sunday Read: A Rapids ascent comes on the heels of red sneakers… Indeed, there’s no place like home as Riverside tops Terry Fox at LEC for Tsumura Basketball 2021 girls title!

LANGLEY — Venica Davignon didn’t have to click the heels of her red basketball slippers together three times and repeat the phrase ‘There’s no place like home’ on Saturday night in order to transport both herself and her Riverside Rapids teammates to their version of hoops utopia.After all, they were already standing on centre court […]

Seaquam's Amar Thiara (11) battles with Abbotsford's Chelsey Dulku during TBI 11th-12th place game Saturday at the LEC. Looking on is Seaquam's Nyssa Sunner. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Basketball 2021: Langley Christian, South Delta round out our Top four… here’s how our finishes third through 12 were determined Saturday at the LEC!

LANGLEY — Here’s how teams placing third through 12th fared on their final day of competition Saturday at the 2021 girls Tsumura Basketball Invitational.3RD-4THLANGLEY CHRISTIAN 85 SOUTH DELTA 59LANGLEY — Lightning head coach Danielle Gardner was thrilled with her team’s bronze-medal ways.“I feel fantastic, I mean not having played for a couple of years, it […]

Terry Fox's Lauren Clements was a worthy Player of the Game pick for her Ravens on Friday in a TBI semifinal win over South Delta. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Hunker down for the Battle of PoCo… it’s No. 1 Terry Fox & No. 6 Riverside in a Saturday night LEC clash for Tsumura Basketball 2021 bragging rights!

LANGLEY — Get ready for the Battle of PoCo!On Saturday (8:30 p.m.), the Langley Events Centre will give B.C. girls high school basketball its last major showcase tournament until at least the start of February on when the Quad-A No. 1 Terry Fox Ravens take on the No. 6 Riverside Rapids.It’s a Port Coquitlam derby […]

South Delta's Alexa Kusel (left) has her lay-up attempt stopped under the hoops by MEI's Jazmin Avila on Friday in a TBI girls quarterfinal game at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Girls Basketball 2021: Here’s how Terry Fox, South Delta, Langley Christian and Riverside all found their way to Friday’s Final Four at the LEC!

LANGLEY — Final Four Friday is set here at the 2021 girls Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre.In the 6:45 p.m. opener, Double A No. 1 Langley Christian meets Quad-A No. 6 Riverside.In the 8:15 p.m. finale, No. 1 Quad A Terry Fox battles Quad A No. 10 South Delta.If you want to […]

Yale's Hannah Singh eyes the hoop as she attempt to drive past Brookswood's Sahyna Gill on Thursday during TBI 2021's Sweet 16 round. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Tsumura Girls Basketball Day 2 reports: Fox-Churchill, MEI-S. Delta, Riverside-Brookswood, LCS-SMUS as Elite 8 set for Friday!

This is the final wrap from Day 2 of the Girls 2021 Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre.All game reports and photos are below.First, here’s a look at tomorrow’s championship quarterfinals. Remember, semifinals tip at 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. Friday, with Saturday’s final tipping at 8:30 p.m.QUARTERFINALS (All games on Centre Court)TOP HALF […]

Terry Fox's Lauren Clements, Alisha Weloy and Ana-Maria Misic traded in their Ravens garb for a moment this week for a sneak peak of what the trio will look like in UFV Cascades' colours next season. The three are back in uniform tonight as B.C.'s No. 1-ranked Quad-A team opens play at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A trio of Ravens sign with Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball: Misic, Weloy, Clements chart their Canada West futures together!

LANGLEY — In announcing on Thursday the signing of three players from the B.C. Quad-A No. 1-ranked Terry Fox Ravens senior girls basketball team, Fraser Valley Cascades head coach Al Tuchscherer was posed a question whose answer would speak best to the total impact of incoming the trio.If you were coaching a three-on-three team of […]

South Delta Sun Devils' head coach Sharon Butler shares a happy moment with her team Wednesday during Round 1 of the Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. On Wednesday night, the latest B.C. Quad-A poll showed her Sun Devils moving from unranked to No. 10 at B.C.'s highest tier, the first time in well over a decade the Tsawwassen squad has sat in a provincial Top 10. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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South Delta Sun Devils move into girls Quad-A rankings as B.C. No. 10, while Fox keeps No. 1 and Churchill surges to No. 4!

LANGLEY — The South Delta Sun Devils, unranked to open the B.C. senior girls Quad-A basketball season, were installed at No. 10 in the latest rankings released Wednesday evening.Those rankings also show Vancouver’s Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs jumping up from No. 10 to No. 4, while the Abbotsford’s Yale Lions move into the Top 10 […]