NORTH DELTA — What defines a self-made athlete?As the 2019-20 B.C. high school basketball season was coming to an end last March, just days ahead of a province-wide COVID-19 shutdown, it was certainly not a topic I spent much time pondering.Yet some two months later, I can say with great confidence that it has emerged […]
VANCOUVER — Ask Nikola Guzina to talk about his rise to prominence on the hardcourt, and the standout incoming recruit of the UBC Thunderbirds proceeds to do so with a nod of thanks to the basketball gods.
LANGLEY — Basketball is back!The B.C. senior boys basketball season will officially tip off this coming Monday, setting in motion a 75th anniversary season filled with ties to its glorious past.Look no further than our pre-season Quad-A rankings, populated by so many traditional powers.The Burnaby South Rebels, Vernon Panthers, Vancouver’s King George Dragons, and the […]
LANGLEY — By the time Vancouver’s King George Dragons take to the court in the late fall to begin their 2019-20 senior boys basketball campaign, they will be as senior-laden as they’ve ever been.
RICHMOND — Darko Kulic is speaking in jest, yet the head coach of Vancouver’s King George Dragons would never say ‘No’ to getting one more shot at Vancouver Island’s powerhouse, two-time defending B.C. AA champs from Brentwood College.
LANGLEY — Brentwood College proved it is among the most dominant B.C. boys Double A basketball program in provincial history, yet given the emotion Vancouver’s King George Dragons brought to Saturday’s B.C. championship final at the Langley Events Centre, it made you wonder if there was finally a moment in which the Vancouver Island team […]
LANGLEY — Imagine if the process of individual skill development started with a blank canvas, and instead of standing at the front of the easel, you grabbed your brush and palette and headed to the back of it.
LANGLEY — The favourites and the survivors.Mill’s Bay’s No. 1 tournament seed, Brentwood College, along with Victoria’s St. Michael’s University School Blue Jags
Gabe Mannes, Ben Keep, Yoel Teclehaimanot and the balanced attack of the No. 1 seeds with no nickname from Mill Bay.The winners that emerged from Thursday’s Telus 2017 B.C. Double-A senior boys basketball championship quarterfinals have created a most unique Final Four Friday at the Langley Events Centre.G.W. Graham’s scoring machine Mannes, three-point shooting savant […]
VANCOUVER — Darko Kulic went to bed Thursday night knowing that he wasn’t going to need a rousing pre-game speech in the minutes before his King George Dragons took to the court for the Vancouver City 2A-3A championship final on Friday.