After her game-high 31 points on Tuesday, Riverside's Avery Sussex is averaging 23 ppg in two meetings this season against the crosstown rival Terry Fox Ravens. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Riverside stocks its mint from the free-throw line! Quad-A No. 1 Rapids make their trips count in win over crosstown No. 3 Terry Fox Ravens!

LANGLEY — The Riverside Rapids may have forgotten to bring their vaunted three-point shooting game to Tuesday’s second round in the Battle of PoCo.Yet in the end, the Quad-A No. 1 Rapids simply exchanged an icy time from distance for a white-hot one from the charity stripe en route to a decisive 88-60 win over […]

Terry Fox senior point guard Cerys Merton has been there to give her team a helping hand throughout her entire high school basketball career. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A Sunday Read: What defines the heart of Terry Fox’s UBC-bound point guard Cerys Merton? “She never turns down a battle!”

PORT COQUITLAM — Cerys Merton was born with a drive that needs no ignition.And these days, as we hit the stretch drive to the B.C. senior girls basketball championships, it’s a most fitting way to describe the energy and the presence that the Terry Fox Ravens’ senior point guard brings each time she sets foot […]

Riverside's Venica Davignon scored a team-high 18 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter of a game her Rapids won against crosstown rival Terry Fox on Saturday in the TBI final at the LEC. (Photo by Wilson Wong 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A Sunday Read: A Rapids ascent comes on the heels of red sneakers… Indeed, there’s no place like home as Riverside tops Terry Fox at LEC for Tsumura Basketball 2021 girls title!

LANGLEY — Venica Davignon didn’t have to click the heels of her red basketball slippers together three times and repeat the phrase ‘There’s no place like home’ on Saturday night in order to transport both herself and her Riverside Rapids teammates to their version of hoops utopia.After all, they were already standing on centre court […]

Terry Fox's Lauren Clements was a worthy Player of the Game pick for her Ravens on Friday in a TBI semifinal win over South Delta. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Hunker down for the Battle of PoCo… it’s No. 1 Terry Fox & No. 6 Riverside in a Saturday night LEC clash for Tsumura Basketball 2021 bragging rights!

LANGLEY — Get ready for the Battle of PoCo!On Saturday (8:30 p.m.), the Langley Events Centre will give B.C. girls high school basketball its last major showcase tournament until at least the start of February on when the Quad-A No. 1 Terry Fox Ravens take on the No. 6 Riverside Rapids.It’s a Port Coquitlam derby […]

Terry Fox's Lauren Clements, Alisha Weloy and Ana-Maria Misic traded in their Ravens garb for a moment this week for a sneak peak of what the trio will look like in UFV Cascades' colours next season. The three are back in uniform tonight as B.C.'s No. 1-ranked Quad-A team opens play at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Dan Kinvig property of University of the Fraser Valley athletics 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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A trio of Ravens sign with Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball: Misic, Weloy, Clements chart their Canada West futures together!

LANGLEY — In announcing on Thursday the signing of three players from the B.C. Quad-A No. 1-ranked Terry Fox Ravens senior girls basketball team, Fraser Valley Cascades head coach Al Tuchscherer was posed a question whose answer would speak best to the total impact of incoming the trio.If you were coaching a three-on-three team of […]

Celebrating a title are G.W. Graham's Theo Smith (2) and Colton Mocon during Saturday's 2021 Subway Bowl B.C. AAA Coastal championship final at B.C. Place Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway Bowl 2021 gets its fitting finale! G.W. Graham Grizzlies edge Terry Fox Ravens 36-33 as BC high school football closes out a sizzling playoff season!

VANCOUVER — It happened somewhere around the time that Tyson Kelly picked up a bad point-after snap and ran it into the end zone for a two-point convert.Midway through the first quarter of Saturday’s Subway Bowl B.C. AAA Coastal final, Kelly and the rest of Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies had answered a game-opening touchdown drive […]

Gavin Whittingham rushed for a pair of touchdowns in last Saturday's Subway Bowl BC AAA Coastal semifinal. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Terry Fox’s Gavin Whittingham: As Subway Bowl hits Super Saturday, Ravens’ rousing running back the perfect barometre of what the game truly means to us all!

VANCOUVER — When the high school and college football calendar turns to December, the games have a way of transcending the ordinary on their way to becoming epic.And when you’re a high school senior, it goes without saying that the stakes are magnified by 10.On Saturday, when the B.C. AAA Subway Coastal championship final between […]

A little unscripted choreography broke out on field at B.C. Place Stadium on Saturday night when the Terry Fox Ravens topped the Notrre Dame Jugglers to advance to the Subway Bowl B.C. Triple A Coastal championship final next week. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of Varsity Letters 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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Subway AAA Coastal semifinals: Terry Fox tops Notre Dame, Ravens just keep getting better as calendar set to reach December!

VANCOUVER — It was perhaps the first fully-dry weekend of B.C. high school football played in the Mainland-Valley corridor this season, but don’t try to tell Denis Kelly that the figurative rains didn’t somehow find a way to fall, even though all the action Saturday was under the dome at B.C. Place Stadium.“It was one […]

Playing with a relentless fervour, Terry Fox senior middle linebacker Alex Gagnon loses his helmet on a tackle against arch-rival Centennial earlier this month. Gagnon was picked B.C. AAA Defensive MVP for the 2021 season. (Photo by Becky Severy 2021. All Rights Reserved)
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“His love for the game is the most important thing…” says Terry Fox HC Kudaba of Ravens’ middle ‘backer Alex Gagnon, B.C. AAA football’s Defensive POY!

PORT COQUITLAM — B.C. high school football’s AAA Defensive Player of the Year was born to fill a middle linebacker’s cleats.But more than anything, Terry Fox senior Alex Gagnon is just one of those guys who is a football player above and beyond any kind of positional designation you might happen to put beside his […]

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Josiah Mastandrea: For the underdog in all of us, Simon Fraser’s gutsy senior brings heart-on-sleeve grit into Saturday’s Buchanan Cup clash with visiting UBC!

BURNABY — Josiah Mastandrea never figured he’d be a part of a night like this Saturday night, a night where the basketball-karma-ooze-o-metre breaks, the mercury spills and the crowd packed into the West Gym on the campus of Simon Fraser University goes wild.Yet as a testament to those players draped in the kind of never-say-die […]