Heritage Woods Kodiaks' Andrew Alvarez gives chase to Sean Cyr of the Sentinel Spartans during group play Thursday, Day 1 at the B.C. senior boys Coastal AAA championships at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex. Sentinel won 1-0 as all four teams in Pool A finished play for the day at 1-1. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Pictures 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. boys Coastal AAA soccer Day 1: Riverside, Best, Argyle take big steps forward in group play, but Centaurs, Thunder, Spartans, Kodiaks locked in four-way tie!

BURNABY — The beauty of group play at the 16-team B.C. senior boys AAA high school Coastal soccer championships is that Thursday parity invites a Friday filled with uncertainty.And nowhere was that better exemplified on opening day at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex than in Pool A, one of the tournament’s four four-team groups, each […]

Chris Kennedy, a 1991 McNair Secondary grad, has coached basketball in B.C. since the 1987-88 season. The Superintendent of Schools for West Vancouver most recently guided Richmond's R.A. McMath Wildcats senior girls team. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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VL Podcast 01.13.21: Author, author! Chris Kennedy takes his ‘Culture of Yes’ into its second decade with a message more relevant than ever

LANGLEY — Happy New Year. Our first podcast of 2021 features Chris Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools for West Vancouver, and a lifelong B.C. high school basketball coach. Kennedy’s popular blog Culture of Yes is now in its 11th year, and today the Richmond native stops by to engage our provincial audience with everything that the […]

Harjas Sidhu (right) and the Tamanawis Wildcats topped Kelsey Gahir and the rest of the crosstown rival Fleetwood Park Dragons 1-0 on penalty kicks in a crosstown derby to determine the seventh-and-final Fraser Valley berth to next week's B.C. boys AAA soccer championships. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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B.C. boys AAA soccer championship draw: Sentinel, Oak Bay, Abby and VC’s Irish top seeds ahead of Nov. 22 kick-off at Burnaby Lakes

BURNABY — Coquitlam’s Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils, one season after winning its fifth provincial top-tiered title in nine years, aims for a half-dozen in a decade when the 2018 B.C boys AAA high school soccer championship tournament kicks off Nov. 22 at Burnaby Lake West.