Burnaby Central's Ankita Chopra (left) and Riverside's Rae Roycroft gt all tied up during Fraser North Quad-A championship game played Feb. 18, 2024 at Simon Fraser University. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2024. All Rights Reserved)
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Fraser North Quad-A final: After Riverside tops Burnaby Central in zone title clash, here’s 5 Things You Need to Know about the Rapids, the Wildcats and the best current rivalry in B.C. girls high school basketball!

BURNABY — The countdown is now on to the tip-off of the 2024 B.C. senior girls basketball championships, and at the largest Quad-A tier, Sunday evening’s marquee Fraser North zone championship game clash which saw the Riverside Rapids defeat the Burnaby Central Wildcats 82-72 was a reminder of one simple fact.In year where there has […]

His gold medal moment! After a quarter century of leading Riverside senior girls basketball and on and off the court, Paul Langford, 66, snipped the final stitch at the Langley Event Centre's Centre Court, claiming the spoils of victory. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2023. All Rights Reserved)
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Riverside 70 Walnut Grove 52: How looking past the obvious and thinking outside the coaching box helped Sussex & Rapids beat Pemberton & Gators for the 2023 B.C. girls Quad-A hoops title!

LANGLEY — The hardest thing to do this season in the B.C. girls high school basketball world was to avoid concentrating on the obvious.And as so many coaches around this province would ultimately discover, paying too much defensive attention to perhaps the greatest scorer to ever grace our midst was ultimately not the answer to […]