Queen Elizabeth's Jasneet Nijjar (centre) wins the B.C. senior girls 100m sprint on Friday ahead of both second-place finisher Bryn Walsh of Kelowna (right) and third-place finisher Jasmine Lew of Heritage Woods. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetter.ca)
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All that Jas! Q.E.’s Jasneet Nijjar brings rare skills and grit as she chases track’s tricky triple-triple

LANGLEY — The triple-triple? In sprinting circles, especially as it pertains to the B.C. girls high school track and field championships, it’s an absolute rarity.

Baneet Bains, the swift 11th grader with Surrey's Princess Margaret Lions is among a blue-chip field which will compete in the senior girls 1,500m championship final later today at Langley's McLeod Athletic Park. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Tsumura: Hello, Dolly! My Top 10 moments from Day 1 at the 2018 B.C. high school track & field championships

LANGLEY — Day 1 at the B.C. high school track and field championships is always the quietest of the annual three-day extravaganza.Yet as usual, it sets up the storylines that are to follow as the 2017-18 sports years continues to wind down to the end of its calendar season.Here’s Varsity Letter’s look at the Top […]

Megan Roxby left the pack behind en route to a gold medal finish at last week's North Shore championships at Swangard Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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West Van’s Megan Roxby: Spinal surgery? A broken leg? Nothing slows pulse & pace of Highlanders’ courageous, SFU-bound runner

WEST VANCOUVER — She hasn’t been documenting the steps of her journey, but if the running gods have, this might be the time to remind them that they’ve got a story to tell.

New Westminster's Grace Fetherstonhaugh bettered her former meet-record time of a year ago this past Saturday in the 2,000m steeplechase at SFU's Emilie Mondor Invite. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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A steep chase for Grace? Hyacks’ Oregon State-bound Fetherstonhaugh sets a sky-high steeplechase bar

BURNABY — Grace Fetherstonhaugh has got the first one out of the way. Now she hopes the path just keeps getting smoother as she attempts to round into the kind of form which will help carry her to the No. 1 goal of her senior season.

Desirae Ridenour (centre) of Cowichan, golden in the recent BCHS 3,000m, is flanked by silver medallist Taryn O'Neill (left) of George Elliot and New West's Grace Fetherstonhaugh. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Epic 3,000m senior girls final put B.C. high school middle-distance front-&-centre

LANGLEY — As we get set to bid farewell to another season of B.C. high school sports, my mind can’t help but look forward to so many new plotlines, all enhanced by the happenings of an exciting 2016-17 season.

New Westminster's Ben Tjernagel (centre) out kicks Quinn Litherland (right) of St. George's to win 200m senior boys final Saturday at the Subway BC High School Track and Field championships. (Varsity Letters photo by Wilson Wong/UBC athletics)
Handsworth's Charlie Dannatt (second) left wound up topping Oak Bay's Tyler Dozzi in the final of the 3,000m Saturday in Langley. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Check-list Charlie does it all! Royals’ Dannatt takes double gold, sets new 3-K mark

BURNABY — The only way Charlie Dannatt could have predicted the final weekend of his high school track career would have been to answer the question ‘What’s greatest dream finish you could possibly predict for yourself?’

Queen Elizabeth Royals' Grade 10 Jasneet Nijjar (left) edged Semiahmoo's Jessica Williams in a 400m classic Friday in Langley. (Wilson Wong photo for Varsity Letters)
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TSUMURA: My top three takeaways from Day 2 of the Subway BC track and field meet

LANGLEY — My top three takeaways from Day 2 Friday  at the Subway B.C. High School Track and Field championships, with huge thanks to a dear friend of Varsity Letters, photographer Wilson Wong, who helps bring these vignettes to life:

Argyle Pipers' Kristen Schulz soars to gold medal in girls senior long jump on Day 1 of The Championships! (Wilson Wong photo for Varsity Letters)
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DAY 1: Subway BCHS T&F meet: Double-medal day for Terry Fox, Irish 4x100m a blur

LANGLEY — Finals were contested in three senior events Thursday as the 50th Subway B.C high school track and field championships opened a three-day run at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park.