North Delta's Suraj Gahir will arrive at Saturday's all-star game unsure of his next landing spot, but certain that patience will allow him to make the best possible choice. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Suraj Gahir: North Delta’s Triple-A MVP, with an all-star date Saturday, preaches patience in finding his next-level hoops home

NORTH DELTA — Over a senior high school season in which he injured his ankle and bravely did everything he could to help his team keep their collective heads above water, it’s safe to say that Suraj Gahir learned what having patience was truly all about.

Lord Tweedsmuir guard Arjun Samra (right) leads the Quad-A all-stars into battle against the Triple-A all-stars on Saturday at Semiahmoo. (Photo by Wilson Wong copyright 2019. All rights reserved) (Photo by Wilson Wong copyright 2019. All rights reserved)
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Semiahmoo set to host BCHSBBA’s All-Star Super Saturday! Here’s your look at all four B.C. all-star teams

SURREY — It’s time to put the finishing touch on the 2018-19 B.C. boys basketball season. Semiahmoo Secondary is the site for B.C. High School Boys Basketball Association’s All-Star Saturday.

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 […]

Handsworth's Eric Dikka, a rugby newcomer, was impressive in the Royals' Stadium Series shutout winnower Abbotsford's W.J. Mouat Hawks. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. High School Rugby Report 04.07.19 edition: Our ‘Stadium Series’ match reports include Carson Graham’s stunning rally over Oak Bay

Welcome to Varsity Letters’ B.C.high school rugby report. Today, the focus sits squarely on the opening week of the Stadium Series. Here’s a look at a number of the opening weekend’s games:

St. George's players Matteo Mitchell (left) and Grant Madu (right) congratulate teammate Thomas Kirkwood after he scored the game's opening try vs. Shawnigan Lake during Stadium Series action Friday at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Stadium Series 2019 ‘Battle Royale’ edition: Palmer’s extra-time try lifts St. George’s Saints to dramatic comeback victory over Shawnigan Lake’s Stags

BURNABY — When last we left one of the best rivalries in all of B.C. high school sports, the contrast between that old cliche of the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat was about as pronounced as you will find.

Nikki Cabuco of Coquitlam's Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils capped her high school career off in fashion Thursday in PoCo, then shared a moment with coach Anthony Beyrouti. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Best’s Nikki Cabuco: A chapter defined by her tenacity and character gets fitting all-star close ahead of bold new journey with UFV Cascades

PORT COQUITLAM — If you have annually judged our best players by the number of appearances they make in the provincial championship tournament over the course of their high school careers, you’d have missed her.

Kitsilano's Owen Cutler will pair with Blue Demons' teammate Everest Jaggs in Friday's Vancouver senior boys all-star game. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Tupper’s Tigers Den plays host to VSSAA’s annual Vancouver City boys all-star game this Friday, full rosters here!

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Secondary Schools Athletic Association will be stage its April classic at Sir Charles Tupper Secondary for a 12th straight season on Friday.

St. Thomas Aquinas' 6-foot-3 Grade 11 forward Jessica Clarke showed the rest of the country what her potential is all about as the youngest of four B.C. players at the inaugural BioSteel girls national all-star game played at the University of Toronto. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2019. All Rights Reserved)