BURNABY — Throughout the COVID-cancelled 2020-21 season, we wondered openly and talked aloud of just what was being lost by the thousands upon thousands of student-athletes across this province who were denied the myriad of benefits which come from taking part in school-based sports.Well, the answer has come this season in all of the ways […]
B.C. high school basketball coaches could barely contain their excitement Tuesday evening as they spoke with Varsity Letters just minutes after the official decision came down that B.C. high school basketball’s delayed opening was over, and that tip-off around the province would take place on Wednesday.“They have been waiting to go now for weeks,” said […]
BURNABY — This past September, on what was the first day of a freshly-minted class in the curriculum at Byrne Creek Community School, the teacher posed a defining question to his students.“I had the kids write down what they thought the athletic climate was at Byrne Creek, and how they would perceive us if they […]
NORTH DELTA — Jesse Davis. Everett Swaim. Justin Sunga. Bobby Mabeny. KC Ibekwe. Ben Manns. Caleb Lyons. Rav Randhawa. Clay Kurtz. Karn Shergill. Rourke MacDonald. Travis Hamberger. Gyan Sandhu. Rhys Maestre. Milan John. Daniel Marcelo. Ekman Sohal. Arars Jahangiri. Jaydan Bains. Kyle Kong.
ABBOTSFORD — It was hard not to look at the final score and not have your jaw figuratively drop.
BURNABY — Langley’s Brookswood Bobcats rallied down the stretch of the second half to edge Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Bulldogs 91-88 and keep alive their hopes of a fifth place finish here at the St. Thomas More Chancellor Invitational.The victory propels Brookswood into Saturday’s fifth-sixth final (2:30 p.m.) against Surrey’s Fleetwood Park Dragons, an earlier 61-44 […]
ABBOTSFORD — There is a faded banner hanging at East Vancouver’s Sir Charles Tupper Secondary signifying a B.C. high school rugby championships from the mid-1960’s.
Welcome to Varsity Letters’ weekly B.C. boys high school rugby report. Conference semifinals dominated the landscape as Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland teams geared up for title tilts Wednesday and Thursday.
BURNABY — The greenest team in B.C. senior boys rugby has done nothing but grow over its first-ever season. On Thursday at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex however, the hometown Byrne Creek Bulldogs enjoyed an historic coming of age.
BURNABY — It was a scene which gave you a sense of the surreal, but when you dream big and don’t let the details get in the way of trying, it’s the kind of stuff which always seems to find a way to become reality.