At one stage of preparations during the weeks of photo shoots that went into producing the 2017 Head of the Class special section, I thought lead photographer Richard Lam had lost his marbles.
From initial athlete selection through interviews and later, to photo sessions, pre-production meetings, and finally to the finished product you see today on newsstands or on the browser of your choice. Head of the Class is a three-month journey from start to finish.
VANCOUVER — Yes, it was hard to leave The Province after 26 years this past January. It was easy, however, to say ‘Yes’ when asked by my old employer to continue steering and guiding what I feel has become the benchmark in terms of high school sports journalism in our country.
VANCOUVER — It might not be a once-in-a-lifetime recruiting class, but if you want to call it that, it’s not hard to find the numbers to make your argument.
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?’
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:
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.
VANCOUVER — It’s been 20 years since a B.C. high school boy last breached the senior varsity record books on the track in any of the three speed-power events at the provincial championship meet.So perhaps it’s fitting that one of the fleetest school boys in North American will close out his high school career next week […]