Trinity Western point guard Kianna Wiens is part of a four-player core from the 2019-20 season which takes to the floor for the Spartans' home opener Thursday night against the Winnipeg Wesmen at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Scott Stewart property of TWU athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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TWU women’s hoops 2021-22: Spartans’ veteran core excited to push the re-start button in home-opener vs. blue-chip Winnpeg Wesmen!

LANGLEY — Ask university coaches across the country what the search for cohesion, chemistry and identity within their rosters has been like coming off the COVID-cancelled 2020-21 season, and while each will have their own way of describing the challenges, all are delivered along the same thematic road of putting all the pieces back together […]

Robert Bateman point guard Jayden Gill is part of a chemistry-laden senior class of Timberwolves who, as B.C.'s No. 8-ranked AAA team welcome many of the province's elite teams to its own invitational beginning Thursday. (Photo by Rick MacDonald property of Robert Bateman athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Timberwolves Classic 2019: For host, No. 8 Bateman girls, joining B.C.’s AAA elite part of a decorated four-year journey

ABBOTSFORD — Take one look at the draw for this week’s Timberwolves Classic senior girls basketball tournament at Robert Bateman Secondary, and the natural instinct is to start counting.