NORTH DELTA — Basketball’s centre-court circle.Within the dimensions of the sport’s time-honoured schematic, it’s always been the place where the narrative begins… that perfectly circular gathering point measuring a regulation 12 feet in diametre which never fails to welcome its two combatants to Act 1, Scene 1.And just like theatre’s most well-trodden stages, the passing […]
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A SUNDAY READ: An old ring on a clenched fist! How the North Delta Huskies won their first B.C. title in three decades
LANGLEY — All around him, in the frenzied aftermath of victory, as the delirious North Delta fans stormed the Langley Events Centre Court, the old ball coach was standing off to the side, soaking in a feeling he hadn’t experienced in very nearly three decades.
Stan Stewardson Night: North Delta Huskies open league play by first-honouring their late, pioneering coach and founder
NORTH DELTA — Arun Atker first ponders the question, then answers from the heart.
TBI 2017: Future bright but history also key for North Delta’s tradition-honouring basketball Huskies
NORTH DELTA — It’s easy to have a soft spot for a classic era of B.C. boys high school basketball, that span during the early-to-mid 1970s when the growth in the popularity of the game was out of control, and the single-tiered championship final was a mass spectacle played in venues as large as the […]
Stan Stewardson (1938-2017): The passing of a pioneering B.C. basketball coach at North Delta, Simon Fraser
NORTH DELTA — B.C.’s tight-knit basketball community lost one of its true pioneers Thursday with the passing of Stan Stewardson one day before his 79th birthday.
North Delta Huskies: JV dreams tied to honouring a golden past
NORTH DELTA — The toughest and most unpredictable tournament to try and win in the entire canon of B.C. high school basketball tips off Saturday