The BCSS governance proposal was passed Saturday morning. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. School Sports wins its governance vote: All of the voices weigh in on a tipping-point day in B.C. high school sports history!

B.C. School Sports has won the day, and its executive director says he’s confident the new governance proposal for high school sports in this province — one which unites all 20 of its member sports under one organizational umbrella — will be ready to begin operation, pending green lights from the health sector, this coming […]

B.C. School Sports will hold its AGM on Saturday, at which time its new governance proposal will be put to the vote. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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With pivotal AGM vote set for Saturday, BCTF claims no knowledge of its spot on BC School Sports’ proposed legislative council!

A B.C. high school sports commissioner says he has been stunned by the 11th-hour discovery of what he characterizes as a gross misrepresentation in the lead-up to Saturday’s pivotal vote on B.C. School Sports new governance proposal.Walter van Halst, commissioner of the B.C. Secondary Schools Rugby Union, called it “absolutely shocking” when it was discovered […]

As the final second ticks off the clock, Sasha Vujisic (right) and the rest of the Burnaby South Rebels culminate the 2019-20 season as B.C. champs. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A SUNDAY READ: What both sides are saying in the emotional debate regarding BC School Sports’ proposal for a new power structure in BC high school sports!

LANGLEY — Varsity Letters is presenting both sides of the debate leading up to the pivotal voting day on B.C. School Sports’ pioneering governance proposal, set for the association’s May 1 annual general meeting.If passed by a two-thirds majority plus-one vote of the province’s eligible base of 460-plus athletic directors, all 19 of BCSS’ member […]

B.C. high school football gets back to the practice field on Sept. 10, but educational cohort rules will force coaches to tackle their game plans in ways that include no tackling. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Football practices begin Sept. 10, yet the 2020-21 B.C. high school sports season sits in idle as community/club counterparts gain traction

Despite a future chalk full of unknowns, the 2020-21 B.C. high school sports season will have its official opening a week from this Thursday.On Sept. 10, high school football teams are allowed to begin practicing, and although it will all happen under the most restrictive of conditions, hope remains eternal that in the midst of […]

The Burnaby South Rebels have been forced to forfeit an opening-round win at the Lower Mainland Quad A championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Burnaby South basketball: Ineligible player ruling and forfeiture put Lower Mainland’s No. 1 seed on marathon road to B.C. tourney

BURNABY — The Burnaby South Rebels are suddenly facing a lot longer road to qualifying for the B.C. senior boys Quad-A basketball championships.