LANGLEY — They may be young, but if you listen to head coach Prentice Lenz talk about his team, it seems pretty clear that the Abbotsford Panthers have learned to embrace some pretty big concepts well ahead of their time.
LANGLEY — If the Brookswood Bobcats are going to put themselves into their fifth-straight Telus B.C. senior girls basketball championship final on Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre, it’s their role players that will have to help carry them through Final Four Friday.Led by B.C. girls Player of the Year Louise Forsyth, who scored […]
LANGLEY — In the classic Marvel comic tales of The Fantastic Four, Mister Fantastic is the genius scientist who has been given the power to stretch his body into any shape he desires.Think about that ability to go from large to small and any dimension in between, apply it to the roster of a girls high school […]
It’s a wrap from Day 1 at the 2017 Telus BC girls high school senior varsity basketball championships.Here are game recaps from all 16 sudden-elimination contests. First we lead off with a look at Thursday’s schedule.DOUBLE AQUARTERFINALS12 p.m. — South Kamloops vs. Immaculta, 1:45 p.m. — Seycove vs. Ballenas, 3:30 p.m. — Vernon vs. Windsor; […]
The massive undertaking that is each season’s annual Telus B.C. senior and junior girls basketball championships brings 56 teams from all over our province to the Langley Events Centre.
(Editor’s note — Each year, in advance of the girls championships, I send out requests for information on teams I never get to watch during their season of play, hoping coaches will take the time to enlighten in all manner of team aspects.This year, Prince George Secondary head coach Tracy Cole took the time to […]
LANGLEY — Ladies, you’re our B.C. high school basketball Dream Team.As the 2016-17 season hits its final four days this week, Varsity Letters and the B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association are happy to announce our annual Super 15 and our Player of the Year.The next four days, starting Wednesday, marks March Madness with three […]
LANGLEY — Louise Forsyth joined the basketball program at Brookswood Secondary as an eighth grader back in the fall of 2012 as a player oozing promise.Yet if you had peeked in on one her earlier phys-ed classes being run under the watchful eye of Neil Brown, the architect of one of Canada’s most successful high […]
LANGLEY — The Brookswood Bobcats’ bid to become the first B.C. senior girls basketball team to win four straight Triple-A provincial titles since the Salmon Arm Jewels did it to close out the 1970s remains in tact.But if they are going to do it, the three-time defending champs and No. 3 tourney seeds may well […]
Impossible to seed, impossible to please.Just downright impossible.Greater minds than myself have been entrusted with putting together tonight’s draws (7 p.m. live stream, click here) for both the B.C. AA and AAA senior girls basketball championships.So I figured I would give the AAA draw a shot. (For fun coaches, please keep this in mind).TOP HALF […]