SURREY — You can’t pay a player a higher compliment than to immediately realize their most unique and defining strengths, then coin a phrase that so perfectly encapsulates it all.To that end, it didn’t take Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier too long to realize last season that the best way to describe her new Canadian […]
VANCOUVER — Vancouver’s roots in the mainstream basketball world at-large haven’t always been the deepest or the most tradition-laden.
At one stage of preparations during the weeks of photo shoots that went into producing the 2017 Head of the Class special section, I thought lead photographer Richard Lam had lost his marbles.
From initial athlete selection through interviews and later, to photo sessions, pre-production meetings, and finally to the finished product you see today on newsstands or on the browser of your choice. Head of the Class is a three-month journey from start to finish.
VANCOUVER — Yes, it was hard to leave The Province after 26 years this past January. It was easy, however, to say ‘Yes’ when asked by my old employer to continue steering and guiding what I feel has become the benchmark in terms of high school sports journalism in our country.
LANGLEY — If the Brookswood Bobcats are going to put themselves into their fifth-straight Telus B.C. senior girls basketball championship final on Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre, it’s their role players that will have to help carry them through Final Four Friday.Led by B.C. girls Player of the Year Louise Forsyth, who scored […]
LANGLEY — As one coach described them, the Abbotsford Panthers senior girls basketball team is a lot like that the young puppy you bring home for the first time.
LANGLEY — It’s late fourth quarter, his team is down by nine points to the arch-rival Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers,