Tamanawis Wildcats' senior guard Kyle Uppal is the blue-chip blueprint of blue-collar importance. (VarsityLetters photo by Howard Tsumura)
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Tammy’s Kyle Uppal: An ode to the glue-guys

SURREY — Watch the B.C. senior boys high school basketball championships each year, and in the sudden-elimination environment that defines the sport’s best March Madness qualities, the efforts of each team’s so-called ‘glue players’ is always magnified.They are the ones who can chip in with offence but are more often than not entrusted with less […]

UFV Cascades (l to r) Manny Dulay, Kayli Sartori and Vijay Dhillon play their final home regular season games Saturday in Abbotsford. (Photos-Dan Kinvig, UFV athletics)
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UFV Cascades: Why Seniors’ Night is special

Track the daily movements of a basketball program from high school through university and the calendar, like clockwork, moves a team of dedicated, age-specific athletes through a timetable of tradition.