BC high school track and field commissioner Andrew Lenton is hopeful this year's 50th anniversary meet will honour its past and celebrate its future. (BC High School Track and Field photo)
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B.C. high school track & field meet turns 50! Q&A with commish Lenton

LANGLEY — The Subway B.C. High School Track and Field championships is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Canada. And when it opens another three-day run on June 1 at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, the event will be celebrating a landmark 50th birthday.

Varsity Letters is putting out the call for the 11th annual BC Recruits List. (Varsity Letters)
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Varsity Letters puts out call for Class of 2017 B.C. Recruits List submissions

Varsity Letters hasn’t even celebrated its fourth month serving B.C.’s high school and university sports communities, but we’re determined to keep a long-standing tradition alive.For the past 10 years, beginning in 2007, I have collected and published the names of B.C. high school graduating student-athletes who were set to continue studying and playing sports at […]

The Mt. Douglas Rams will likely not have starting quarterback Gideone Kremler under centre when the 2017 season kicks off in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Mt. Douglas Rams: Varsity Letters’ No. 4 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

Welcome back to the countdown! Last we introduced Varsity Letters’ Big 5 Triple A preseason countdown by starting off with the No. 5 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers of Surrey.

Lord Tweedsmuir's Quinn Folick runs hard against the Terry Fox Ravens in Fraser Valley AAA tier 2 placing contest on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Lord Tweedsmuir athletics)
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05.21.17 edition: Varsity Letters’ B.C. high school rugby report-Saints, Cavs are NZ Shield winners

 Welcome to Varsity Letter’s B.C. high school rugby report. Provincial tournament playdowns are now complete with the big dance set to begin May 31 in Abbotsford.

Lord Tweedsmuir's rising Grade 11 running back Braeden Hutchinson one of a number of talented members of the BC AAA JV champs top bolster the No. 5 Panthers roster in September. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Lord Tweedy Panthers: Varsity Letters’ No. 5 in 2017 high school football preseason AAA ranks

(We’re starting our countdown to the 2017 B.C. high school football season a little earlier than usual. Once a week, for the next five weeks, Varsity Letters will count down our Pre-Preseason Big 5 AAA teams. This week, we begin with No. 5, Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers)

North Vancouver's Carson Graham Eagles topped Vancouver's Lord Byng Grey Ghosts in Lower Mainland Triple A quarterfinal play on Thursday at Seycove. (Photo -- Blair Shier for www.blair.photo)
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05.14.17 edition: Varsity Letters’ B.C High School Rugby Report

Welcome to another edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Rugby Report. This week we cover playoff action from the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island.

Vernon's Hannah Bennison adorned in her bib at the IAAF women's Under-20 World Cross Country championships March 26 in Kampala, Uganda. (Photo courtesy Athletics Canada)
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Hannah Bennison: The Vernon Panthers’ runner is a harrier with no barriers

There was moment this past March, over the late stages of the biggest race of her life, that Hannah Bennison reached what can only be described as a divine understanding with her sport.

Uyi Ologhola and the No. 1-ranked Quad A Holy Cross Crusaders will headline the 2017 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Dec. 7-9 at the Langley Events Centre. (Wilson Wong for VarsityLetters.ca)
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Tsumura Basketball boys 2017 invitational to feature cream of next season’s 4A/3A crop

NORTH DELTA — Only 212 more days!The 2017 boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational doesn’t tip off its three-day run at the Langley Events Centre until Dec. 7.But that doesn’t mean we can’t unveil the 16-team field now.