Carson Graham's Ashton Fink is all focus as he hauls in a touchdown pass from quarterback Logan Mellish with Bateman's Braeden Tuchscherer defending. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Carson Graham mounts goal-line stand in OT, and in an epic Subway Bowl AA win over Robert Bateman it’s the fraction which decides a battle for the ages!

VANCOUVER — The longest yard.That’s what it came down to Saturday night at B.C. Place Stadium as the football gods pitted two incredibly talented and evenly-matched teams in a battle for the Subway Bowl B.C. Double A Coastal championship title.In a game that went to overtime, North Vancouver’s Carson Graham Eagles got a goal-line stand […]

Carson Graham's Ethan Samuels slows John Barsby's Kai Rednour-Bruckman during Subway Bowl AA JV Coastal final Saturday at BC Place. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Key fourth-quarter plays lift Bulldogs past Eagles, John Barsby gets all it can handle from Carson Graham in Subway Bowl AA JV Coastal finale!

VANCOUVER — It was a game filled with enough highlight-reel scoring plays to stuff an entire season-long hype video.But in the end, two huge plays wound up being the difference as Nanaimo’s John Barsby Bulldogs outscored the Carson Graham Eagles of North Vancouver 34-28 to capture the Subway Bowl B.C. AA junior varsity Coastal championship […]

The 2021-22 B.C. high school sports season opened this past Sept. 2 with its first event in 18 months. On that day, Carson Graham head coach Brian Brady addressed his team before a game at Vancouver College. On Saturday, the Eagles close out the campaign by playing in the Subway Bowl AA Coastal final at BC Place against Abbotsford's Robert Bateman Timberwolves. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Football to the power of two: Carson Graham builds strength in numbers as Eagles’ senior and junior teams, season-long practice mates, each vie Saturday for Subway Bowl AA titles!

NORTH VANCOUVER — Ask Brian Brady what all the buzz is about these days within the football program at Carson Graham Secondary, and the Eagles’ head coach can’t help but speak in the most literal sense possible.“We’re in the dome last week against Langley, it’s late in the game and the phone in my pocket […]

Brothers in arms, these two Robert Bateman football players, faces obscured in celebration, represent the true meaning of high school football to David Mills, the team's head coach. (Photo by Rick MacDonald Photography 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A Bateman, ready for framing: In Subway Bowl’s championship week, here’s why this photograph stands for the true meaning of high school football!

VANCOUVER — It was a picture that made me feel good from the second I saw it.Perhaps, in the run up to this coming Saturday’s 4 p.m. Subway Bowl B.C. Double-A Coastal championship final between North Vancouver’s Carson Graham Eagles and Robert Bateman of Abbotsford, you saw it, too.In the photo, taken by Bateman team […]

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 […]

Carson Graham's speedy Griffin Withers broke the 10--yard receiving mark Friday as the Eagles' Air Raid offence had one of its best days of the season in a win over Ballenas. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Despite mid-week re-start, Carson Graham’s Air Raid offence is on point, QB Mellish and Co. top Ballenas, head to B.C. Place to face No. 1 Langley!

NORTH VANCOUVER — The Carson Graham Eagles are flying high just when it matters most.When the B.C. School Sports ruling came down mid-week regarding the creation of two separate regional Subway Bowl championships, the Eagles went from preparing for the Langley Thunderbirds to preparing for Parksville’s Ballenas Whalers.Despite having to change everything mid-stream, the Eagles […]

Carson Graham quarterback Logan Mellish fends off West Vancouver defensive lineman Reza Nia while Eagles' guard Sherwin Gozali (right) looks on. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Carson Graham’s Logan Mellish: Eagles’ senior QB and BCHSFB Player of the Week is “…the blackjack dealer, making sure all of the other guys get the cards”

NORTH VANCOUVER — As the starting quarterback of the Carson Graham Eagles, Logan Mellish puts all of his cards on the table each time he takes command of the huddle.“I love contact,” states the 6-foot-3, 200-pound Mellish, whose selfless, old-school approach to the pivot position has helped position the Eagles as provincial contenders amongst a […]

Carson Graham senior quarterback Logan Mellish engineered the winning drive on Friday as Carson Graham edged West Vancouver. (Photo by Blair Shier property of Blair.photo 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL: Varsity Letters’ 10.08.21 B.C. High School Football Report, Friday Night Lights LATE-NITE edition!

LANGLEY — Welcome to another addition of the 2021 Varsity Letters B.C. High School Football Report for the Thanksgiving Day long weekend.Keep checking back on this post throughout the evening as we continue to update games from around the province and remember that the records you see for all of the teams is their conference […]

Notre Dame's Massimo Ryan helped the Jugglers to a third-straight shutout win Friday over Seaquam at the Lakes. (Photo property of Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Varsity Letters’ B.C. High School Football Report 09.24.21 Friday Night Lights FINAL Edition!

Welcome to the Friday Night Lights Early edition of Varsity Letter’s B.C. High School Football Report.Please continue to check in with us throughout the course of the evening as we update this posting results from around the province.AAA WESTSEAQUAM 0 at No. 4 NOTRE DAME 42BURNABY — For the third consecutive game, the Notre Dame […]

Notre Dame Jugglers' Grade 11 defensive lineman Josh Burchak times his rush and his leap, attempting to disrupt the passing rhythm of Kelowna Owls' senior quarterback Joey Howorko on Friday during AAA non-conference clash played in a torrential downpour at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex on Friday afternoon. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL: The 09.17.21 B.C. High School Football report Friday Night Lights late-night edition: The football gods bring rain and an ensuing fest of good, old fumble-rooski!!

Welcome to a late version of the early edition of the B.C. high school football report.It was a day for rubber footballs and fumbled snaps, and for foolish reporters stuck over two hours in traffic on Hyw 1 East attempting a quick half-time exit after taking some photos for this posting at the Notre Dame-Kelowna […]