With solid play in all three phases of play, Hyacks' head coach Farhan Lalji was satisfied with the performance of his team in the provincial capital on Friday. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Varsity Letters’ 09.20.19 B.C. High School Football Report — Friday Night Lights early edition

Welcome to the early edition of Varsity Letter’s Friday Night Lights B.C. high school football report.Please continue to check back on this posting over the course of the evening as we bring you up-to-date on all of the action from a busy Week 3 Friday from around the province.TRIPLE AEASTERN CONFERENCESEAQUAM 28 at CENTENNIAL 14COQUITLAM […]

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Varsity Letters PODCAST welcomes a football coaching trio: SFU’s Thomas Ford, UBC’s Taylor Nill, Langley’s Ryk Piche

Welcome back to Varsity Letters — The Podcast! You’ll find an embedded player below to listen to this week’s episode! As mid-September hits, footballs are in the air everywhere, including the respective home bases of our three gridiron guests this week. Off theta, Simon Fraser head coach Thomas Ford takes us from fall camp through […]

Head coach Todd Bernett and the Vancouver College Fighting Irish remain atop the Varsity Letters' Big 5 Triple A rankings heading into their Saturday clash at No. 5 South Delta. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Varsity Letter’s 09.09.19 Big 5 B.C. high school football rankings: VC and Vernon hold top spots

Welcome to Week 3 of the 2019 B.C. high school football season.The latest rankings:TRIPLE A1 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (2-0, 0-0) (LW-1)LW — Def. St. Thomas More by forfeit.TW — Saturday at South Delta.2 Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers (Surrey) (1-0, 0-0) (2)LW — Won 21-0 at Blaine (Wash.).TW — Friday at Terry Fox (Percy Perry Stadium). 3 […]

It was a tough 2019 season home opener for head coach Navin Chand and the Seaquam Seahawks. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ Super Saturday 09.14.19 B.C. High School Football Report!

Welcome to Varsity Letters’ Saturday edition of the B.C. High School Football Report. We’ve got reports from Saturday’s four games, as well as additional information from Friday’s Vancouver College-St. Thomas More game.SATURDAY12 p.m. — SOUTH DELTA 27 at SEAQUAM 0NORTH DELTA — Ben McDonald has been every bit the maestro in leading the Sun Devils […]

Handsworth quarterback Brett Birch-Jones hands off to star running back Robert Lutman on Friday, as the Royals came away convincing winners over the Windsor Dukes. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2019. All Rights Reserved) (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ 09.13.19 B.C. High School Football Report has the lowdown from every Friday senior varsity game!

Welcome to Week 2 of Varsity Letter’s B.C.High School Football Report.Please keep checking back on this posting over the course of the evening for all the reports from a busy schedule of games under Friday Night Lights.SCOREBOARDNON-CONFERENCEFRIDAYMT. DOUGLAS 20 at NANAIMO DISTRICT 0NANAIMO — The Mt. Douglas Rams lowered their pads and rushed to victory […]

In their glory, Abbotsford Panthers ' team captains (left to right) Ken McIntee, Paul Gill, Lance McDonald and Lance Iten hoist the spoils of victory on a chilly night at old Empire Stadium back in 1984. (Photo provided through the permission of Paul Gill)
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Abby’s original football heroes: Some 35 years later, Panthers celebrate their biggest victory with a B.C. title rematch against Notre Dame

ABBOTSFORD — Paul Gill has never forgotten the feeling he got from winning his final high school football game.Now, 35 years later, the Abbotsford Panthers’ 14-4 victory over the Notre Dame Jugglers in the 1984 B.C. championship game is being recognized for the pioneering bar it set in the city you might just call the […]

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PODCAST — The VL Pod is back, celebrating a big anniversary for Abby Panthers football, and a new cross-country season for the SFU Clan

Varsity Letters — The Podcast is back with episode No. 2 in our re-launch. This week, we open our show with a high school football theme, celebrating Saturday’s 35th anniversary of the Abbotsford Panthers’ 1984 B.C. championship win over the Notre Dame Jugglers. Paul Gill, Denis Kelly and Jalem Catlin are all a part of […]

The play of Lord Tweedsmuir's Noah Anderson (8, with ball last season vs. STM) in Friday's win over New Westminster is a big reason Surrey's Panthers have moved up to No. 2 in first in-season VL Big 5 AAA rankings of the 2019 season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Varsity Letter’s 09.09.19 Big 5 B.C. high school football rankings: Tweedsmuir Panthers, Langley Saints make early climbs

LANGLEY — Week One of the 2019 B.C. high school football season saw a complete non-conference look to the schedule.Already, however, we’ve got change at both tiers in the very first in-season Varsity Letters’ Big 5 provincial rankings:TRIPLE A1 Vancouver College Fighting Irish (1-0, 0-0) (LW-1)LW — Def. Kelowna 34-7.TW — Friday at St. Thomas […]

Terry Fox's Kyle Huish (5) is one of a host of visiting Ravens attempting to slow the progress of South Delta running back Damon Badenhorst on Saturday in Tsawwassen. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letter’s Saturday B.C. High School Football Report 09.07.19 edition

Saturday marks an end to our first week of the B.C. High School Football Report.SATURDAYEXHIBITION ST. FRANCIS (Calg.) 37 at No. 2 MT. DOUGLAS 0VICTORIA —They are No. 2 at the highest tier of competition in Alberta, and on Saturday, Tier 1 No. 1-ranked St. Francis of Calgary proved too much for the host and B.C. […]

Ty Martens (right) got into the swing of things on Friday, throwing a touchdown pass and helping lead the host Robert Bateman Timberwolves to a season-opening win over Surrey's Sullivan Heights Stars in Abbotsford. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ Week 1 B.C. High School Football Report for 09.06.19

That’s a wrap for Week One of the Varsity Letter’s B.C.High School Football Report!We’ve got an abbreviated schedule on Saturday, but check back with us for the results of some very big games!Thanks to all of the coaches who took part today.FRIDAYEXHIBITIONCARSON GRAHAM 0 at CLEVELAND (Wash.) 13 SEATTLE — Host Cleveland made it a battle for […]