Centennial's Meghan Harder (centre) kept her head in the game, helping lead the defending B.C. AAA champion Centaurs past host South Delta in a Fraser Valley semifinal clash at Winskill Park in Tsawwassen. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Encore, encore? Constant refinement the key as defending B.C. AAA champ Centennial preps for FV title match

TSAWWASSEN — As accomplished as they are as B.C.’s reigning top-tiered girls high school soccer champions, Coquitlam’s dynamic Centennial Centaurs aren’t above having their collective re-set button pushed in preparation for what they hope is a long and healthy run to a repeat title.At their best, like they were upon hitting full attack mode Monday […]

Fleetwood Park's Simran Billen (right) celebrates her first goal Wednesday in the Dragons' 5-1 win over Sullivan Heights at Cloverdale Athletic Park. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Fleetwood Park, wearing its home whites, blanked visiting Fraser Heights 8-0 in Fraser Valley West senior girls AAA action last Thursday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. girls high school soccer Top 10: Charles Best retains No. 1 heading into Monday derby vs. B.C. champ Centennial

LANGLEY — Decisive wins over Riverside and Heritage Woods pushed Coquitlam’s Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils to a perfect 5-0 in Fraser Valley North play this past week.

Last season, Coquitlam's Dr. Charles Best (celebrating a goal) lost in penalty kicks to Fraser Heights in the Fraser Valley junior title game. This season, Best's seniors have moved into No, 1 in the provincial rankings. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Last season had a storybook finish for veteran Centennial soccer coach Larry Moro and the rest of his Centaurs. Now, defending B.C. champion Centennial opens the 2019 campaign as the team to beat. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Defending champion Centennial Centaurs open B.C. senior girls Triple A soccer season at No. 1

LANGLEY — It’s the defending B.C. champions and the team they went to overtime to beat in 2018 provincial final.The Centennial Centaurs and Fleetwood Park Dragons are Nos. 1-2 to start a new season of B.C. senior girls AAA soccer.The Centaurs have already won the Guildford Park invitational, while the Dragons claimed first place at […]

Fleetwood Park's Grade 9 Tahira Khan (centre) celebrates her first goal as a Dragon during Friday's UBC Invitational championship win over Argyle on the Point Grey campus. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Fleetwood Park’s veteran core provides senior service in UBC Invitational title win, No. 2 Dragons will host 2019 AAA BC tourney

SURREY — Ask Sunny Uppal about his days playing under the most decorated coach in the history of U Sports men’s soccer, and one thing stands out above all others.“I played three seasons at UBC under Mike Mosher (2001-03) and he always told us that winning is a habit,” related Uppal of the legendary head […]

The Vancouver Whitecaps' class of NCAA Div. 1 soccer recruits might be the very best in all of North America. They include (left to right) Reese Moffatt, Ashley Cathro, Kaela Hansen, Julia Grosso, Saje Brar, Tanya Boychuk, Caitlin Arbuckle and Emma Regan. (Photo used through the permission of Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
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Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List 2018: Where 228 men’s and women’s soccer prospects are headed this coming season

LANGLEY — Welcome to Day 1 of B.C. Recruits List Week here at Varsity Letters. We will preview a sport a day through this week with the entire list set for Sunday publication. Today, we begin with soccer.

Veteran Centennial Centaurs soccer coach Larry Moro celebrates the program's first B.C. AAA title since 2000 with his player Friday at UBC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Centennial celebration! Nearly 20 years after its last title run, Centaurs’ girls strike B.C. soccer gold with 11th-hour OT win

VANCOUVER — Nineteen years ago, on the occasion of winning his first B.C. Triple A senior girls soccer title as the rookie head coach of Coquitlam’s Centennial Centaurs, Larry Moro knew he had experienced something that was as special as they come.

Fleetwood Park Dragons' Grade 11 star Simran Billen (left) added a PK-session tally to help her team past South Delta and into Friday's B.C. AAA final at UBC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Fleetwood’s back! FPSS Dragons survive B.C. semifinal against South Delta to earn amazing fifth straight trip to AAA finals

VANCOUVER — What if there was a scientific formula for proving just who, these days, is perhaps the most resilient team in all of B.C. high school sports? Plug in all of the data, and the answer which would most likely emerge?

After scoring her second goal of match as part of a 2-0 B.C. semifinal win over Reynolds, Centennial's Raegan Mackenzie (18) is congratulated by teammates (from light) Jadyn Vance, Rylee Mackenzie and Kiara Buono. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Centaurs’ mojo equals magic! Centennial tops Reynolds to earn first B.C. girls AAA soccer title-tilt berth since turn of the century

VANCOUVER — In a way, you could say that the Centennial Centaurs spent the last 12 months preparing for a day just like Thursday.