SURREY — Football’s cosmic tumblers rarely fall into perfect unison. Take Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers as an example. Yes, the expectations are that talented rush end/tight end Malik Naherny will make his return to the team after a Grade 11 season spent rehabilitating from a torn ACL.
SURREY — Spend even a few short minutes chatting it up with Kojo Odoom, and you very quickly discover that Lord Tweedsmuir’s blue-chip senior cornerback has a lot more measurables than your average high school football player.
SURREY — Over a span of the past 10 years, think of names like Michael Messenger, Jamel Lyles, Caleb Abraham, and of course Derek Best.
SURREY — The best thing about benchmark moments is that while they so often begin in anonymity, they can, through their power of perspective, come to define the essence of the so-called big picture.
SURREY — In a manner of speaking, the football team from Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary wants to bring the entire school into its huddle on Friday afternoon.
Welcome back to Varsity Letters’ Big 5 weekend preview. Today, we look at the top games being played Friday and Saturday in the world of B.C. high school football. It’s taken a few weeks, but now we’re right into the thick of AAA conference games.
(We’re starting our countdown to the 2017 B.C. high school football season a little earlier than usual. Once a week, for the next five weeks, Varsity Letters will count down our Pre-Preseason Big 5 AAA teams. This week, we begin with No. 5, Surrey’s Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers)