VANCOUVER — Just as she’s done in laying the academic foundation for a potential future in law school, Mackenzie Pool has brought a student’s curiosity to everything she’s accomplished on the volleyball court as one of Canada’s up-and-coming young stars.And in keeping with that theme, it’s no stretch to say that on her way to […]
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Subway AAA Coastal semifinals: Terry Fox tops Notre Dame, Ravens just keep getting better as calendar set to reach December!
VANCOUVER — It was perhaps the first fully-dry weekend of B.C. high school football played in the Mainland-Valley corridor this season, but don’t try to tell Denis Kelly that the figurative rains didn’t somehow find a way to fall, even though all the action Saturday was under the dome at B.C. Place Stadium.“It was one […]
Quadra Cup Grade 8 Finals: Blocked punt, key pick tell the tale of a long journey as Fighting Irish top Notre Dame for Subway Bowl title!
VANCOUVER — Matt Esaw’s mind couldn’t help but drift back in time to the start of Vancouver College Grade 8 football training camp in late August.“Man alive, I cannot begin to imagine this, after what these guys looked like in August,” the Fighting Irish head coach said Saturday morning after high school football returned to […]
“His love for the game is the most important thing…” says Terry Fox HC Kudaba of Ravens’ middle ‘backer Alex Gagnon, B.C. AAA football’s Defensive POY!
PORT COQUITLAM — B.C. high school football’s AAA Defensive Player of the Year was born to fill a middle linebacker’s cleats.But more than anything, Terry Fox senior Alex Gagnon is just one of those guys who is a football player above and beyond any kind of positional designation you might happen to put beside his […]
Tough road to title! Brentwood College goes to kicks in back-to-back games Tuesday, topping Carihi Tyees to win BC boys AA Coastal soccer title!
BURNABY — When a team goes to penalty kicks to win the two biggest games of its season in back-to-back fashion within a span of about four-and-half-hours, so much of it comes down to mind over matter.And perhaps no one brought more mental tenacity to the turf at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex for the […]
Final Four set at BC boys AA Coastal soccer championships: It’s defending B.C. champ Notre Dame, Brentwood College, Carihi and Westview!
BURNABY — The defending champs have advanced all the way to the semifinals of the B.C. senior boys Coastal AA soccer championships.Yet after what basically amounts to a week shy of two years away, Day 1 of the 2021 tournament seemed to invite even more of the unknown.“Pool play is never easy, whether it’s 12 […]
With a steadfast defence by its side, Notre Dame pivot Domino orchestrates AAA Subway Bowl quarterfinals win over Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers!
VANCOUVER — With defence as its bellwether, the host Notre Dame Jugglers took their best opportunities and turned them into touchdowns on Saturday, finding a way to extend an incredible season which now reaches the Subway Bowl Coastal AAA semifinals this coming Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium.“Playoff football is always a lot different and today […]
Takeaways from Notre Dame’s wildcard win over Mount Boucherie? HC Kelly points to the eight collected by his Jugglers’ defence
EAST VANCOUVER — When they are firing on all cylinders, the Notre Dame Jugglers have been the kind of team, that in 2021, seem as adept in the art of the takeaway as they are in the art of the touchdown.“Winning starts with defence and we certainly did a great job of limiting the Boucherie […]
BCHSF Player of the Week: Wherever you plug him in, Massimo Ryan shines bright, but Notre Dame Jugglers’ senior says his heart belongs on defence!
VANCOUVER — Massimo Ryan has just gotten out of his French class at Notre Dame Regional Secondary, so when he takes a call to chat a little Jugglers’ football, nothing gets lost in translation when it comes to his favourite side of the ball.“So many people see the long bomb and how amazing receivers are […]
A Sunday Snapshot: Why this photo of Notre Dame Jugglers’ coach George Oswald, on his 75th birthday, freezes a perfect moment in time!
VANCOUVER — Over the course of my career as a chronicler and a story-teller, I have come to appreciate that sometimes we are met by those moments when seemingly disparate elements quite suddenly become so harmonious that all we need to do is collectively close our eyes, take a deep breath and smile.On Friday night, […]