Cole Laing is on the phone from Prince George, chuckling at a reporter’s dogged line of questioning, one clearly aimed at getting him to acknowledge that every time he steps between the lines, he plays like a mean piece of business.“Yeah, I play angry,” the Duchess Park Condors’ 6-foot senior point guard finally offers. “My […]
This past March, Prince George’s Duchess Park Condors came about as close as you can to existing in a perfect basketball universe.On the 40th anniversary of the team’s historic 1980 top-tiered B.C. senior boys championship victory, the 2020 Condors won in the provincial semifinals, met the members of that pioneering team in the post-game locker […]
LANGLEY — This is a story about reaching that moment in life where everything and everyone you love the most has come together with such dreamlike precision that no matter how hard you train your focus, all the edges remain a blur.“I can’t explain it,” Jake Mouritzen says with elated exhaustion in a voice so […]
BURNABY — One week into the new year, and Jordan Yu is happy to report that the Duchess Park Condors have been resolute on their latest resolution.“We’ve stopped talking about rankings and championships,” Yu said Tuesday afternoon from Prince George, breaking the silence for a brief second to make an important point one day ahead […]
LANGLEY — Yu bet. That was the headline to a story I had written almost 12 years ago in the pages of The (Vancouver) Province newspaper.