Longtime former Pitt Meadows senior boys basketball coach Rich Goulet passed away Sunday at the age of 74. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of Wilson Wong photography 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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RIP, Coach: For Pitt Meadows & STM’s Rich Goulet (1946-2021), basketball was his student, his teacher and the air that he’d breathe

PITT MEADOWS — On Sunday, on what would be the final day of a life so completely devoted to his greatest passion, Rich Goulet made a simple request.“Scoresheets. He was asking for scoresheets from a Grade 9 basketball tournament,” said his nephew Dave Goulet who was bedside at the hospital, tending to the needs of […]

Riverside's Carlo Muro, a true coach for all seasons, is retiring after a 47-year career. Said former Riverside principal Chris Kennedy: “Carlo is what is the very best of school sports.” (Photo by Mike Schoenhals special for Varsity Letters, property of Riverside Secondary athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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Carlo Muro: “Oh hamburger, I gotta go!” After a near half-century as a teacher-coach, one of B.C.’s best takes retirement with no regrets

PORT COQUITLAM — Anthony Ciolfitto asked a simple question, yet the answer he received spoke volumes about one of the most enduring teacher-coaches in B.C. high school sports history.“It was maybe four years ago, and he and I were having a conversation about retirement,” the former principal at Riverside Secondary remembers of a casual chat […]

Vancouver College head coach Trixie Cruz brings out the fight in her Fighting Irish on Saturday night at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. Jr. Boys 2019: It’s Cruz control as Van College coach Trixie Cruz dials up late zone defence, Fighting Irish top Terry Fox for Elite 8 berth

LANGLEY — Trixie Cruz was willing to play a hunch, and on Saturday at the Langley Events Centre, it proved to be the difference for the Vancouver College Fighting Irish.

Terry Fox's talented Grade 9 guard Cam Slaymaker scored all of 13 points in the first half in helping lead the Ravens to a convincing win over Vancouver Island champion G.P. Vanier in the opening round of the 2018 B.C. junior boys invitational basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Varsity Letters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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BC Junior Boys Championships 2018: Unpredictability the theme on Day 1, just ask PoCo’s Terry Fox Ravens

The B.C. junior boys invitational championships represent the largest and most unpredictable field of teams in any B.C. high school sports championships.