After returning from Hawaii this weekend, the St. Thomas More Knights get right back to action Friday at Burnaby Lakes against Notre Dame. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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STM’s Knights fall at undefeated Honolulu-Damien, but RB Nick Osho cracks century mark, aerial attack shows great promise

HONOLULU— Led by the performance of running back Nick Osho, Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Knights hit the ground running Saturday night in Hawaii, and now they hope to keep their stride as they return to B.C. for this coming Friday’s official start to the 2019 provincial high school football season.As well, senior Alex Cordeiro caught […]

St. Thomas More's Rickey Parsons opens his 2019 season Saturday night in Honolulu along with rest of Burnaby's Knights. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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Aloha, it’s time for BC High school football! St. Thomas More Knights kick it off Saturday in Honolulu

The B.C. high school football season has never started further from its home base.Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Knights will kick-off the 2019 campaign Saturday (6 p.m.) in Hawaii as they face Honolulu’s Damien Monarchs, a tradition-laden program playing out of the state’s Div. 1 tier.The Knights enter the campaign looking to see which players will […]

UFV's Andrew Morris has found his basketball home in Abbotsford after a long post-secondary journey. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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UFV basketball: After years of searching for his hoops home, fourth time’s a charm for Cascades’ forward Andrew Morris

ABBOTSFORD — Last Friday, before he took to the court for Seniors Night and the final regular season home game of his Canada West career, Fraser Valley Cascades’ forward Andrew Morris got a timely text, one which served as a personal reminder of why he has persevered seven seasons to complete his university basketball journey.

The scoreboard tells the story in the first half as North Delta's Suraj Gahir (with ball) is guarded by Byrne Creek's Bithow Wan during Final Four Friday at STM's Chancellor Invitational. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION: Chancellor 2019: No. 1 North Delta will face No. 2 Sir Charles Tupper in tussle for tourney title at STMC

BURNABY — We’re at St. Thomas More Collegiate this evening for Day 3 of the four-day Chancellor Invitational. Keep checking back on this posting throughout the evening. We’re down to one more semifinal remaining!

Tupper's Gaurab Acharya has returned following a lengthy injury, and the No. 2 Tupper Tigers have advanced to the semifinals of STMC's Chancellor Invitational. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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CHANCELLOR 2019: No. 1 Huskies, No. 2 Tigers keep title hopes alive, but West Van, Byrne Creek also on Final 4 dance card

BURNABY — The Chancellor Invitational may or may not have a B.C. Triple A No. 1 vs. No. 2 senior boys championship final on Saturday night. What is known, however, is that it’s going to be a great game regardless of who gets there.

Back on Dec. 7 at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational, Sufi Ahmed (left) and the Byrne Creek Bulldogs clashed with Jordane Burke and the Oak Bay Bays. This weekend, Byrne Creek is at the STM Chancellor, while Oak Bay is at the Terry Fox Legal Beagle. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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What happens when Fox’s Legal Beagle and STM’s Chancellor collide? Fourteen Top-10 teams, 46 games and 21 kilometres of pavement!

LANGLEY — The best collection of B.C. senior varsity boys basketball talent will all be gathered under one collective roof on March 6.That’s when all four tiers begin respective four-day runs at the B.C. championships hosted by the Langley Events Centre.But how about the next-best overall collection of teams from that same talent pool in […]

As the final seconds of the 2018 B.C. high school football season tick down, Mt. Douglas Rams quarterback and game MVP Gideone Kremler shares a hug with teammate Peter Primeau. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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FINAL EDITION Super Saturday 12.01.18: Full reports on all five Subway Bowl B.C. championship finals

We’ve gone final on the 2018 B.C. high school football season. New champions were crowned on Subway Saturday at B.C. Place. Here’s game reports for all five!

St. Thomas More Knights' quarterback Dario Ciccone is B.C. high school football's Triple MVP for 2018. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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2018 Triple A provincial all-stars revealed! STM quarterback Dario Ciccone commands the huddle as 2018’s MVP choice

VANCOUVER — St. Thomas More Knights quarterback Dario Ciccone has been selected MVP for the 2018 B.C. senior varsity Triple A football season. Meanwhile Notre Dame quarterback Will Clarke and Lord Tweedsmuir defensive back Kojo Odoom are respective Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year.

Kelowna's Taya Hanson (left) has graduated but the Owls will still have a tremendous rivalry this season with Tavia Rowell and the rest of the Walnut Grove Gators. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2018. All Rights Reserved)
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Senior girls preseason basketball rankings: Defending champion Kelowna Owls, South Kam Titans retain top spots heading into 2018-19

Pollsters were given the option of revamping preseason B.C. senior girls high school basketball rankings from those published following the 2017-18 chapionships last March. Here are the latest preseason Triple-A and Double-A rankings courtesy of the B.C. Secondary Schools Girls Basketball Association.

While St. Thomas More's Alex Cordeiro attempts to take care of the front side, teammate Rickey Parsons hangs on for deal life in an attempt to slow Mt. Douglas quarterback Gideone Kremler on Friday night at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Like post-season clockwork, QB Kremler and his merry band of Rams make their charge, topping STM for Subway Bowl Final 4 berth

BURNABY — If you happened to peek your head into the various huddles of coaches gathered around the field Friday, watching the Subway Bowl AAA quarterfinal playoff game at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, they were all talking about the same thing. To paraphrase the masses: “Gideone Kremler is back.”