Vernon's Grade 12 defensive end Grayson Statham is the B.C. high school football AA Defensive MVP despite lacking the girth and overall size of most playing his position at the senior varsity level. (Image by Darren Hove property of photographer 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Vernon’s Grayson Statham: A rush-end who tips scales at 160 pounds, Panthers’ B.C.’s AA Defensive MVP uses “…every ounce of what he has!”

It’s been a season of tumult in the B.C. high school football world.Yet despite the complexities of its final chapter being played out against the conditions of our ever-changing world, it still has the ability to lift and inspire us from its very grassroots level.When the B.C. High School AA Provincial All-Star team was released […]

A little unscripted choreography broke out on field at B.C. Place Stadium on Saturday night when the Terry Fox Ravens topped the Notrre Dame Jugglers to advance to the Subway Bowl B.C. Triple A Coastal championship final next week. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AAA Coastal semifinals: Terry Fox tops Notre Dame, Ravens just keep getting better as calendar set to reach December!

VANCOUVER — It was perhaps the first fully-dry weekend of B.C. high school football played in the Mainland-Valley corridor this season, but don’t try to tell Denis Kelly that the figurative rains didn’t somehow find a way to fall, even though all the action Saturday was under the dome at B.C. Place Stadium.“It was one […]

The Kelowna offensive line stepped up and shone Saturday as the Owls topped host South Kamloops to advance to the Subway Bowl B.C. Interior-Northern AAA/AA championship game next week. (Photo by April Anderson, A-Game Photography property of Kelowna Owls football 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AAA/AA Interior-Northern Semifinals: Howorko throws for three scores as Kelowna tops South Kam, sets sights on finals clash with Vernon Panthers!

KAMLOOPS — The Kelowna Owls are headed to the Subway Bowl’s B.C. AAA/AA Interior/Northern championship final next week.Owls’ quarterback Joey Howorko went 14-of-24 for 211 yards and three touchdowns as part of a 37-8 win Saturday over the host South Kamloops Titans.Receiver Jaeke Schlachter caught five passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns, including one […]

G.W. Graham running back Sam Mannes sets up his team's final score of the night with a big run, giving Centennial's Ziad Sabry a late straight arm before being taken down near the goal line. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AAA Coastal Semifinals: Triple-A rookies keep “making history” as G.W. Graham’s Grizz blank Centennial 19-0 to earn championship berth under the dome!

VANCOUVER — It’s not the easiest club to gain membership in, yet Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies just keep playing football like they’re charter members of the B.C. Triple-A’s old-guard elite.In just its first year at the province’s largest tier, the Grizzlies brought a game plan and a purpose to B.C. Place Stadium on Saturday as […]

Two of the province's best going head to head Saturday under the dome as Bateman running back Micah Barker is watched by Barsby linebacker JD Mazur. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AA Coastal Semifinals: Simplicity + execution equals championship game berth as Robert Bateman dominant in 41-19 win over John Barsby!

VANCOUVER — The better Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Timberwolves get at being predictable, the tougher they seem to be to stop, and that was especially true Saturday as the calendar continued to inch towards December.The Wolves made a statement in the trenches and played brilliantly off of that effect, beating Nanaimo’s John Barsby Bulldogs 41-19 to […]

Carson Graham Eagles' Vytor Oliveira (left) and Aleksander Wallace close in to sack Langley quarterback Jordan Williams during third quarter of Subway Bowl B.C. AA Coastal semifinal on Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AA Coastal Semifinals: It’s a Mellish-to-Nemeth TD fest! Carson’s dynamic duo takes flight as Eagles’ Air-Raid goes indoors to top Langley 24-22!

VANCOUVER — The Carson Graham Eagles are soaring when it matters most.Back on Sept. 17, North Vancouver’s Eagles were humbled to the tune of a 50-6 loss in its home opener by the Langley Thunderbirds, unranked at the time but sitting on the cusp of becoming the province’s most dominant AA team over the course […]

Notre Dame Jugglers' running back Klyde Tan is slowed by Vancouver College defensive back Nolan Li during Quadra Cup Subway Bowl B.C. Grade 8 championship final played Saturday morning at B.C, Place. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Quadra Cup Grade 8 Finals: Blocked punt, key pick tell the tale of a long journey as Fighting Irish top Notre Dame for Subway Bowl title!

VANCOUVER — Matt Esaw’s mind couldn’t help but drift back in time to the start of Vancouver College Grade 8 football training camp in late August.“Man alive, I cannot begin to imagine this, after what these guys looked like in August,” the Fighting Irish head coach said Saturday morning after high school football returned to […]

Playing with a relentless fervour, Terry Fox senior middle linebacker Alex Gagnon loses his helmet on a tackle against arch-rival Centennial earlier this month. Gagnon was picked B.C. AAA Defensive MVP for the 2021 season. (Photo by Becky Severy 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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“His love for the game is the most important thing…” says Terry Fox HC Kudaba of Ravens’ middle ‘backer Alex Gagnon, B.C. AAA football’s Defensive POY!

PORT COQUITLAM — B.C. high school football’s AAA Defensive Player of the Year was born to fill a middle linebacker’s cleats.But more than anything, Terry Fox senior Alex Gagnon is just one of those guys who is a football player above and beyond any kind of positional designation you might happen to put beside his […]

Notre Dame quarterback/defensive end Aiden Domino is B.C. High School Football's AAA Player of the Year for 2021. (Wilson Wong photo 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Notre Dame quarterback Aiden Domino B.C.’s AAA Player of the Year: Here’s all of BCHSF’s 2021 AAA provincial all-stars

LANGLEY — Come Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium, it’s going to be hard to miss Notre Dame Jugglers’ quarterback Aiden Domino, Centennial Centaurs’ running back Ziad Sabry and Terry Fox Ravens’ linebacker Alex Gagnon as they take to the turf under the dome for the Subway Bowl AAA Coastal semifinals.A tip of the helmet is […]

With only Mt. Douglas punter Giovanni Linuzzi to beat, G.W. Graham's Tyson Orregaard is captured on his way to game-winning 70-yard punt return TD on Monday in Langley. (Photo by Joanne Hewitt 2021 exclusive property of photographer. All Rights Reserved)
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Tyson Orregaard’s special teams thunder carries the day! His 70-yard punt return TD lifts GWG’s Grizzlies past Mt. Doug & into BC Place Subway Bowl AAA semifinals!

LANGLEY — On a team as deep at receiver as Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies have been this season, Grade 11 Tyson Orregaard has tried his best to stay patient, doing anything he could to help his team.And on Monday, as the Subway Bowl B.C. AAA Coastal championships reached the quarterfinal stage for the Grizzlies, Orregaard […]