This week, the Varsity Letters podcast welcomes a giant in Canadian basketball circles. Allison McNeill has touched the stars at every level at which she has played or coached, and today we cover some of the facets of her basketball life that don’t get as much attention! But first, we will talk with Coach […]
COQUITLAM — Semiahmoo’s Tara Wallack and Izzy Forsyth are setting enough of a standard these days as a high school front-court pair beyond compare that at least one rival coach found himself thinking back to the turn of the century for an apt comparison.“I coached against Kim Smith, Katja Fuess and Julia Wilson, and so […]
We’re one day late due to the Remembrance Day long weekend, so thanks for your patience and your loyalty to Canada’s only podcast dedicated solely to provincial university and high school sports coverage. Joining us on the show today: *Kelowna Owls head coach Chris Cartwright explores all of the great things that happen over the […]
SURREY — The best place to start any kind of conversation about the seemingly limitless basketball ceiling of Faith Dut is simply to say that while she’s likely done growing in one regard, she’s just getting started in another.
COQUITLAM — It was precisely the kind of late-game stretch that youthful teams are not supposed to survive. Pressure. The yips. The domino effect. You know the drill.
COQUITLAM — Even without their Faith, B.C.’s No. 1-ranked senior girls AAA basketball team has the collective belief of a winner.
SURREY — You can’t pay a player a higher compliment than to immediately realize their most unique and defining strengths, then coin a phrase that so perfectly encapsulates it all.To that end, it didn’t take Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier too long to realize last season that the best way to describe her new Canadian […]
VANCOUVER — Our city has to think back an awful long time to remember the last time in which the absolute toast of the NCAA Div. 1 basketball world came here in their prime of their news cycle.