LANGLEY — At one point pretty early on in Saturday’s Tsumura Basketball Invitational championship final, it became pretty clear that the Dom Parolin who was patrolling the court at the Langley Events Centre for Coquitlam’s No. 3-ranked Centennial Centaurs had stepped onto the hardcourt straight off the pages of a super-hero comic book.
LANGLEY — We’ve grown to 20 teams this season.The 2019 Tsumura Basketball Invitational will run Dec. 4-7 at the Langley Events Centre.Day 1 featured a new, eight-team opening round with the winners plugging into Day 2’s 16-team draw.Final Four Friday will be followed by championship Saturday as the best boys Quad-A and Triple-A teams take […]
LANGLEY — We opened our week by presenting the 20 teams taking part in the eighth-annual boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational. Today, here’s our look at the field for the 20-team girls tournament, set to run Dec. 11-14:TBI 2019GIRLSARGYLE PIPERS — Plenty of height with a trio of six-foot-plus players in Gabby Francis, Ella Mellinghaus and Julia […]
LANGLEY — They have come to be a basketball match made in heaven.
The semifinal portion of championship Saturday here at the Langley Events Centre is over. The Riverside Rapids of Port Coquitlam will face Langley’s Walnut Grove Gators in tonight’s 8 p.m. Tsumura Basketball Invitational 2018 title game.
LANGLEY — Head coaches of high school girls basketball teams don’t often throw out NFL teams when they’re looking for comparables.
LANGLEY — Kennedy Dickie had Canada Basketball duty this weekend, and thus had to pass on the 2018 Tsumura Basketball Invitational.
LANGLEY — Single-minded purpose. Back in about 10th grade, when Jenna Dick made a huge senior varsity splash with the Brookswood Bobcats, she might not have been capable of encapsulating her thoughts on what needs to happen for a team to raise the level of their collective mercury in order to win a basketball game.
NOTE TO READERS — All of today’s consolation-round games are covered below.For reports from quarterfinals today click on the following links for individual postings:WALNUT GROVE 86 LANGLEY CHRISTIAN 59BROOKSWOOD 79 R.A. MCAMTH 58KELOWNA 73 ABBOTSFORD 50RIVERSIDE 77 ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 44–Howard
LANGLEY — Welcome to Day 1 from the 2018 TBI! We’ve got reports from all eight games played today. And at the bottom of this posting, we’ve got Friday’s full schedule of consolation and championship round games: