A long shot from the outset of her university basketball career, Fraser Valley Cascades head coach Al Tuchscherer now calls rising fourth-year forward Veronica Kobes the ultimate walk-on. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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UFV’s Veronica Kobes: The walk-on who refused to walk away speaks to her dual dreams of a career with Cascades hoops and a med school future

ABBOTSFORD — In its most figurative sense, basketball has grudgingly given in. For years, it had watched the unrelenting will to learn from the walk-on who refused to walk away, deciding finally that she had earned the right to be its friend and confidant.

St. Thomas Aquinas' Jessica Clarke poses her way through the Britannia defence and to the hoop in B.C. AA quarterfinal action at the LEC. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
Isaiah Akurienne of Heritage Christian launches a close-range shot over Golden’s Till Beumer. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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1A FINAL: Live reports from opening day of the B.C. senior boys Single-A basketball championships

BY DAN KINVIG(Special to Varsity Letters)We’re up-to-date on the busiest post-season day in B.C. boys high school basketball. Here’s reports from all eight of today’s games.GLENLYON NORFOLK 77 NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN 68Chris Graham of the Glenlyon Norfolk Gryphons served notice he’s going to be a major problem for opponents throughout this B.C. Single A championship, pouring […]

Britannia's Marlon Edgar Apps (left) tries to bury a jumper versus Langley Christian in opening round AA boys championship play Wednesday. (Photo -- Dan Kinvig property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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2A FINAL: Live reports from opening day of the B.C. senior boys AA basketball championships

We’re up-to-date on the busiest post-season day in B.C. boys high school basketball. Here’s reports from all eight of today’s games.

G.W. Graham guard Gabe Mannes pushes the ball up-court vs. the George Elliot Coyotes on Wednesday in the opening game for both teams at the B.C. 1A high school championship. (Photo -- Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
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FINAL: Double A, Single A reports from Day 1 of the BC boys high school basketball championships

Dan Kinvig, a great friend of Varsity Letters and the sports information director with the Fraser Valley Cascades will provide updates through the day from both tiers.