Here's four of our 1,025 honourees (clockwise from top left): Burnaby Central's Whitecaps' midfielder Aislin Streicek is off to the Alabama Crimson Tide; Middle distance runner Henry Ruckman-Uttig moves from Burnaby's Alpha Secondary to Simon Fraser; Kaila Fong of Vancouver's John Oliver Secondary will shoot hoops in the OUA with Sault Ste. Marie's Algoma University, while Victoria-Oak Bay volleyball hitter Kai Higuchi is off to Toronto to play at Ryerson. (Photos property of Bob Frid (Whitecaps FC) and Wilson Wong 2021. Photo graphic created for Varsity Letter by Gabriel Lynne. All Rights Reserved.)
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The Varsity Letters’ 2020-21 B.C. Recruits List: Find out where 1,036 student-athletes are headed to play and study next season!

(Note to readers – Since our June 26 publication, we have made 11 more additions, so thank you to loyal readers for your imput. All numbers in the actual story have been updated to reflect those changes.We’re always open to anyone we may have missed. The adds have all been in women’s sports: Nine in […]

Your author and Recruits List contributor Wilson Wong are hoping to once again break past the 1,000-name mark as the 15th annual B.C. Recruits List works towards a June 26th publication date. (Photo courtesy Blair Shier 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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As our B.C. Recruits List preps for June 26 publication, my hat tips to faithful correspondents far & wide, and to B.C.’s amazing grad Class of 2021!

Dear loyal readers!Just wanted to take the time to let you all know why the main page at Varsity Letters as been so quiet over this past week.In a nutshell, your faithful author has been hard at work fact-checking, spell-checking and re-formatting the mountain of names which have been submitted as part of our 15th […]

Duchess Park's Caleb Lyons, pictured during the 2020 B.C. Triple-A Final Four Friday at the LEC in March of 2020, will continue his basketball career next season in Nanaimo with the CCAA powerhouse Vancouver Island Mariners. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Varsity Letters’ 15th annual B.C. Recruits List: Please send us the names of our university-bound student-athletes from the Class of 2021!

NORTH DELTA — The B.C. Recruits List turns 15 this year, and based on the events of the past year-plus, I am sure you will agree with me when I say that at no time over that span has it been more important that we acknowledge, in any way possible, our province’s graduating student-athletes.When we […]

Van Tech's middle distance and cross-country standout Kendra Lewis is headed off to a university career at NCAA Div. 1 Villanova (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved).
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Varsity Letters’ 14th annual B.C. Recruits List 2020! Where a record 1,121 student-athletes in 30 different sports will play next season!

(Note to readers: As of 8 a.m. July 16th, we’ve added 13 more names to the 2020 B.C. Recruits List. New names have been published in bold face type. See below for further details if you are missing from this list!)NORTH DELTA — With so much of the future of the 2020-21 post-secondary sports world […]

Vancouver College's Jason Soriano will run track and catch footballs this coming season for the UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved).
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Varsity Letters’ 15th annual B.C. Recruits list! Send us your name if you’re a university-bound student-athlete in our B.C. grad Class of 2020!

Hello B.C high school student-athletes, as well as your parents, and the entire community of coaches, athletic directors and administrators around our great province.It’s time to begin compiling the 14th annual Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List, a project which had its genesis back in the spring of 2006 when I worked at The Province newspaper.Each […]

Elphinstone's Elan Kimpton-Cuellar is headed for a university basketball career at Thompson Rivers this coming U Sports season. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Varsity Letters’s B.C. Recruits List: There is still plenty of time to make our 2019 list the most comprehensive ever!

NORTH DELTA — Just in case you missed our plea last month, we’re back asking for your help once again. If you have already submitted to our annual B.C. Recruits List, have no fear and please trust that we have your submission.

South Kamloops' Maddy Gobeil (right) is headed to a university basketball career in U Sports beginning next season with Abbotsford's Fraser Valley Cascades. Help us find at least 999 more graduating B.C. high school Grade 12 student-athletes headed to post-secondary careers in 2019-20. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Recruits List 2019! Please help Varsity Letters break 1,000 Grade 12 names as we chart the Class of 2019’s university sport destinations!

NORTH DELTA — It’s that time of year again.For our province’s select community of high school seniors who are looking to continue their careers as post-secondary student-athletes, it’s a time to tip our collective hat.For the 13th straight year it’s time to begin the task of compiling the names and destinations of as many of […]

Seaquam Seahawks' Jalen Philpot is one of hundreds of graduating B.C. high school student-athletes to be represented as part of the 2018 B.C. Recruits List, set for publication next week. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of
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The B.C. Recruits List 2018: Student-athletes, please answer our last call for names!

LANGLEY — It’s still not too late to be a part of Varsity Letters’ 2018 B.C. Recruits List. Beginning next week, we will unveil the post-secondary destinations of hundreds of B.C. high school student-athletes, as well as informing you of the entire incoming classes of student-athletes at all of B.C.’s universities and colleges.

Vernon's Hannah Bennison, this season a freshman at NCAA Div. 1 Providence College, was one of the hundreds of graduating B.C. high school student-athletes to populate our 2017 B.C. Recruits List. Now we're looking for this to fill up our 2018 list! (Photo courtesy Athletics Canada)
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B.C. Recruits List 2018: Help us compile our best list ever! This year’s 2000-born Grade 12’s were Grade 1’s when we first launched!

NORTH DELTA — The more I think about it, it might be the most rewarding part in the cycle of covering B.C.’s legion of student-athletes as they make the transition from that of high school athlete to university athlete.