R.A. McMath's Travis Hamberger (left), here being defended by Centennial's Leif Skelding at the 2018 B.C. Junior Varsity championship tournament, will lead his Wildcats into the 2020 TBI this coming December. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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TBI Boys 2020: With a plethora of positivity and plenty of warm hoops karma, B.C.’s best accept invites for an early-season date at the LEC!

NORTH DELTA — Jesse Davis. Everett Swaim. Justin Sunga. Bobby Mabeny. KC Ibekwe. Ben Manns. Caleb Lyons. Rav Randhawa. Clay Kurtz. Karn Shergill. Rourke MacDonald. Travis Hamberger. Gyan Sandhu. Rhys Maestre. Milan John. Daniel Marcelo. Ekman Sohal. Arars Jahangiri. Jaydan Bains. Kyle Kong.

With the scoreboard perfectly framed to tell the story, St. Patrick's Irish Coquia sinks the biggest shot of his life Tuesday in the B.C. JV final at the LEC. (Photo by Paul Yates property of Vancouver Sports Picturs 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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Irish eyes were crying, and for good reason! MVP Coquia’s clutch dagger trey lifts St. Pats past Churchill for first-ever B.C. JV hoops crown

LANGLEY — Irish eyes were crying, but if you’d seen just what transpired over the final 20 seconds of play in Tuesday night’s B.C. junior boys basketball championships, you’d understand why.

The big Dawg in charge, Sir Winston Churchill's Filip Subotic (right) finds his way past Kelowna's Maxim Storozhuk during Monday's semifinal clash at the 2020 B.C. junior boys basketball championships at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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Sir Winston Churchill set to challenge for B.C. junior boys title after Subotic directs Bulldogs to big win over Kelowna Owls

LANGLEY — It hasn’t been that long since Vancouver’s Sir Winston Churchill Secondary last experienced the sweet sensation of a provincial boys basketball championships, but after six years, Bulldogs nation might be one sleep away from adding another.Point guard Filip Subotic’s game-high 29 points, as well a healthy does of his on-court generalship proved to […]

Abbotsford's Lockhart MacGreggor (centre) battles through the defence of Kelowna's Everett Schmuland (left) and Ryan Braam during B.C. junior boys quarterfinal play Sunday at the LEC. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION B.C. Junior Boys Championships DAY 2: Top seeds all advance as Celtics, ‘Dawgs, Owls, Gators combine for a high-powered Final Four

LANGLEY — How’s that for a seeding committee that knows it’s stuff?It’s a draw that may be distinctly lacking in Cinderellas, yet there is no question that the whichever teams claims the 2020 B.C. junior boys basketball title is going to be full deserving.No., 1 seed St. Patrick’s, No. 2 seed Sir Winston Churchill, No. […]

Sporting a shiner under his right eye after taking a poke during practice, Heritage Woods Kodiaks' senior point guard Gavin McMahon dishes a pass during last month's Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Gavin McMahon: Double-vision can’t blur the singular focus of Heritage Woods’ gutsy senior point guard

PORT MOODY — It’s been a few years since Gavin McMahon was able to open his eyes and see the world in all of the comfortable ways he grew accustomed to as a child.