LANGLEY — The Vancouver College Fighting Irish are taking care of one thing first and foremost, and it’s served them well as B.C.’s No. 1-ranked team heads into the semifinals of the provincial junior boys basketball championship semifinals on Tuesday.“I think we’re continuing to play well, and the focus is getting stops on defence,” said […]
NORTH DELTA — When it comes to senior varsity girls basketball, the high school from that North Delta neighbourhood known as Sunshine Hills is finding out how good it feels to find its place in the sun.When rankings were released earlier this week, not only was the Seaquam Seahawks senior girls team ranked at No. […]
By Gary Ahuja (Special for Varsity Letters)LANGLEY — The Interior or Vancouver Island … where will this year’s championship trophy travel to? That is the question as the 2020 Junior Girls Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament concludes.Kelowna’s Dr. Knox Falcons have their sights set on capturing the title while Victoria’s St. Michaels University School Blue Jags […]
LANGLEY — Welcome to the first day off the 2019 Tsumura Basketball Invitational.Please check back on this posting throughout the day for reports from the opening round’s four preliminary round games.SIR CHARLES TUPPER 56 SMUS 50LANGLEY — It was a game in which both teams could claim a disadvantage.East Vancouver’s Triple A No. 2-ranked Sir […]
ABBOTSFORD — Plucky St. Michaels University School scored three tries, each of which lifted Victoria’s Blue Jags into the lead over their Vancouver arch-rivals, the St. George’s Saints.
VICTORIA — In the lead-up to Alumni Saturday and its traditional first XV rugby test on the campus of St. Michaels University School in the provincial capital is tonight’s precursor, the annual Captains’ Dinner.
LANGLEY — Since moving to its new home at the Langley Events Centre in time for March Madness 2014, the B.C. senior boys AA championships have been won just once by a public school. That was back in that first year when Victoria’s Lambrick Park Lions took the title.
BURNABY — It’s hard to nurse a case of the jitters for very long when a substitute makes his way onto the pitch in the biggest game of the season and promptly scores a goal to open the floodgates.
VANCOUVER — Yes, it was hard to leave The Province after 26 years this past January. It was easy, however, to say ‘Yes’ when asked by my old employer to continue steering and guiding what I feel has become the benchmark in terms of high school sports journalism in our country.
ABBOTSFORD — It’s a rematch of the Vancouver Island championship final, and for Victoria’s St. Michaels University School Blue Jags, an opportunity to win its third straight provincial title.