Today, I wanted to share with you a little about the history of the most important story we have been able to tell here at Varsity Letters, and how that story’s subject has grown in ways which truly surpass the margins of the written page.Just weeks shy of five years ago, a courageous 17-year-old basketball […]
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Tsumura Basketball 2022: Our 32-team girls event tips off Wednesday in historic fashion with all four preseason No. 1’s set to take part!
LANGLEY — The 2022 senior girls Tsumura Basketball Invitational, set to open a four-day run Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre will unveil something of an historic opening-day draw.No official records have been kept, but our star-studded 32-team tournament, broken down into three separate draws this season, may well likely be the first to ever […]
Help! Tsumura Basketball Invitational looking for one more girls team for Dec. 14-17 tournament at Langley Events Centre!
LANGLEY TOWNSHIP — Hello B.C. senior girls basketball head coaches.It’s Howard Tsumura here, and I am writing to you with news that we are looking to fill an opening — due to a very late cancellation — in one of our brackets at next month’s 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational (Dec. 14-17) at the Langley Events […]
GIRLS Tsumura Basketball Invitational 2022: This season, the TBI enters its second decade with a 32-team field in three separate brackets!
LANGLEY TOWNSHIP — Welcome to the countdown to the 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitationals!We’re back bigger than ever as we start our second decade at the home of B.C. High School Basketball: The Langley Events Centre.The dates to mark on your hoops calendar?The boys tournament gets us underway with four days of the competition from Dec. […]
Boys TBI 2021: Our Dec. 8-11 draw unveils Burnaby South, Kelowna, Yale and Winston Churchill among our headline field at the LEC!
LANGLEY — Hello high school boys basketball fans!We’ve done a lot of waiting since we all last gathered at the home of B.C. high school basketball back in March of 2020.Today, precisely two weeks ahead of the official start of the 2021-22 season, it’s time to celebrate the return of our great game.And with that?From […]
Girls TBI 2021: Our Dec. 15-18 draw unveils Terry Fox, Kelowna, Riverside, Langley Christian among our headline field!
LANGLEY — Hello high school girls basketball fans!We’ve done a lot of waiting since we all last gathered at the home of B.C. high school basketball back in March of 2020.Today, precisely two weeks ahead of the official start of the 2021-22 season, it’s time to celebrate the return of our great game.And with that?From […]
Pro hoops come to the LEC: Fraser Valley Bandits make the move to Langley Events Centre for 2022 CEBL season!
Via Press ReleaseLANGLEY — The Fraser Valley Bandits announced Thursday that the club has chosen Langley Events Centre (LEC) as its home for the upcoming Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) season, which begins May 2022. As the new home of professional basketball in B.C., LEC builds upon its history of showcasing the province’s best players by […]
Let the 75th birthday bash begin! B.C. boys high school basketball celebrates its diamond days with its all-time, 64 team fantasy tournament
LANGLEY — Let the countdown begin.The 2020 B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships turn 75 when the annual showcase event tips off March 4 at the Langley Events Centre.Varsity Letters is hoping that one of the highlights of that countdown will be our All-Time B.C. High School Boys Basketball Tournament Bracket.It’s a single-elimination, NCAA […]
The Varsity Letters PODCAST 11.20.19 edition: Vernon football’s Sean Smith, UFV women’s hoop coach Al Tuchscherer & the LEC’s Gary Ahuja
LANGLEY — The Varsity Letters’ podcast is back, and ready to not only chat about football and basketball, but about the home for so many of our province’s top high school invitational and championship tournaments. First, in the spirit of this Saturday’s Subway Bowl Final Four weekend at B.C. Place Stadium, Vernon Panthers’ head coach […]
CCAA nationals Day 1: Montreal’s baby-faced Vanier Cheetahs show their claws in win over Toronto’s Humber Hawks
LANGLEY — In grade school years, Montreal’s Vanier Cheetahs would, at first inspection, seem to be lacking a lot in terms of their overall experience.