Centennial Centaurs head coach Gordon Betcher accepts the spoils of victory in 1972 after a win over the North Delta Huskies. (Photo property of the B.C. High School Boys Basketball Association 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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The 75th anniversary Diamond draw hits the Final Four! Kaz, Disbrow, Putzi, Betcher, Bradley and Parmar all share their thoughts on B.C. hoops history!

NORTH DELTA — As our Elite Eight round rolled around this week, and the committee entrusted with selecting the winners in our 75th anniversary B.C. high school boys basketball all-time tournament bracket delivered their latest set of verdicts, I knew it was time to pick up the phone and talk with some of the people […]

Keri Brar and the rest of her No. 14-seeded North Surrey Spartans earned a tough measure of respect by knocking off the No. 4-seeded St. Thomas More Knights on Day 1 of the 2018 BC junior girls basketball championships in Langley. (Photo by Wilson Wong, property of UBC athletics)
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North Surrey Spartans: Earning respect the hard way at BC JV finals starts with upset of No. 4 STM Knights

By Aly Laube(Special to VarsityLetters.ca)LANGLEY — For the  underdog North Surrey Spartans, facing Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate Knights here on the opening day of the 2018 B.C. junior girls basketball championships was the best case scenario.