Extending to the window, Oak Bay's Griffin Arnatt, guarded by Kelowna's Aryton Daniels, led his Victoria-based Bays to the 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Super 16 championship title Saturday night at the LEC. Arnatt, rebounding from an injury-plagued 2021-22 season, was later selected tourney MVP. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2022. Protected image. All Rights Reserved)
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Tsumura Basketball 2022: With MVP Arnatt leading the way, Victoria’s Oak Bay Bays stake ownership of the paint, ride complete performance to win TBI tussle with Kelowna Owls!

OAK BAY 73 KELOWNA 47LANGLEY — High school basketball’s version of spring reawakening doesn’t follow the standard calendar of the four seasons.Instead, it welcomes its own kind of re-birth in the early weeks of December, that time when the gymnasium, like the backyard garden, sprouts the new possibilities of the months to follow.On Saturday, that […]

Trinity Western Spartans' point guard Mason Bourcier during his team's 93-84 exhibition win over the Calgary Dinos on Oct. 7 at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2022. All Rights Reserved)
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Mason Bourcier: With three triple-doubles over his past six games, Trinity Western’s well-travelled guard puts down his hoops roots at Langley Events Centre!

LANGLEY — Ask Mason Bourcier about the good times he is starting to have again on the basketball court, and he seems to first take a backwards glance into his own figurative rearview mirror before speaking.“I used to be that kid, who if you showed him a brick wall, he’d run right through it,” Trinity […]

Kelowna Owls head coach head coach Harry Parmar will be putting in the miles this week with the rest of his team as B.C.'s No. 9-ranked team faces three fellow Top 10 squads in the Lower Mainland Thursday through Saturday (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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Kelowna’s No. 9 Quad-A Owls make southern migration! With trio of Top 10 foes scheduled, coach Parmar says ‘Our goal is still to make it to March 12!’

Few high school teams can rival the Kelowna Owls senior boys basketball in terms of kilometres travelled over the course of a season.Yet with the pandemic and the flooding playing havoc on its primary method of preparing for the annual grind that is the B.C. senior boys Quad-A basketball championships next month, the stalwart KSS […]