BURNABY —Take one step into tournament headquarters here at the 2017 B.C. girls high school soccer championships, and one of the first things you’re handed is the tie-breaking procedure to determine champions in each of the four pools.On Wednesday, after the first round of play, it seemed especially fitting.Six of the first eight games resulted […]
SURREY — The health of a team heading into the B.C. girls high school soccer championships isn’t always measured by its number of bumps and bruises.In fact, veteran coaches will tell you that one of the unique challenges of their sport is building a sense of team when culling together a roster of players from […]
When Abbie Simms slotted a left-footed shot into the bottom right corner of the net in the fifth-round of penalty kicks against Victoria’s perennial powerhouse Oak Bay Breakers, and Campbell River’s Carihi Tyees began their celebration, its longtime coach could only shake his head.“We’ve gone to penalty kicks seven times this season,” began Tyees’ head […]
PORT MOODY — Julie French calls it a slow build.
VANCOUVER — The defending B.C. champs felt their share of loss through graduation, but Surrey’s Fleetwood Park Dragons are showing just how quickly their chemistry and camaraderie has come together.The Dragons created numerous scoring opportunities Friday in the championship final of UBC’s inaugural Kick-Off Classic at Thunderbird Stadium, in the end topping its crosstown rivals, […]
VANCOUVER — To the masses, the annual opening of the B.C. girls high school soccer has seemed to be nothing more than a rumour.