Hoops karma is hard to actually describe, but in the early days of February, all you need to do is look at the B.C. senior boys basketball rankings to know that the 2023 Vancouver Island brand is as richly flavourful as anything you’re choosing to spread across your morning toast.From Victoria to Mill Bay to […]
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A Sunday Read: Sadie Wilson’s winding road to the front row signals spike in fortunes as UFV’s volleyball Cascades prep for 2021-22 Canada West debut!
ABBOTSFORD — After years of waiting, Sadie Wilson’s inner volleyball radar is picking up the pulses of positivity.Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say, speaking in the language of her sport, that the 6-foot-1 right-side hitter is sensing a long-anticipated spike in her fortunes.To her, such peaks are welcome, especially when viewed against all of […]
A Sunday Read: The simple truth behind three days of magic! How VIU’s Mariners perfected the art of the rally to win a CCAA national crown
LANGLEY — His tears had barely had time to dry and his voice, emotion-tinged from the kind of elation that only a national championship can bring, had recovered just enough to get a special message out.
CCAA Nationals Day 2: Sheridan’s ‘Braveheart’ Bruins top No. 1 Holland, set the stage for title tilt with Nanaimo’s VIU Mariners
LANGLEY — On Thursday, Sheridan Bruins head coach Jim Flack waxed on about the joy of having his team’s senior leadership become the empowering force that helped carry the OCAA champs to the CCAA’s Final Four here at the Langley Events Centre.
CCAA Nationals Day 2: Magnificent Mariners do it again! In Friday’s Final Four, VIU rallies from 19 down to stun Montreal’s Vanier Cheetahs
LANGLEY— Their compass won’t let them down. For a second straight night here at the CCAA men’s national basketball championships, the Vancouver Island Mariners have stared down a double-digit defict and in the end, turned it to dust.
CCAA nationals Day 1: Another day, another miracle win! Nanaimo’s VIU Mariners rally to stun SAIT and earn Final Four berth
LANGLEY — Never say die. That’s the mantra of the Vancouver Island Mariners, and boy, is it working.
The Renaissance Royal: How Sam Kell helped CCAA soccer tourney host Douglas College finds its national mojo
NEW WESTMINSTER — She arrived at a time when the Douglas College Royals women’s soccer program didn’t even know what a national identity was.
2017 FINAL BC Recruits List baseball, hockey, athletics, field hockey, rowing, wrestling, LAX, golf
It has been so rewarding seeing all of the response and interest to the 11th annual B.C. Recruits List Week which wraps up today with our overall list! After spending its first decade in the pages of The Province newspaper, it has found a happy home here at Varsity Letters
Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List 2017: Men’s and women’s basketball
Welcome to Day 4 of Varsity Letters’ 2017 Recruits List week.Thus far we’ve presented soccer, football and volleyball. Today, it’s time to look at basketball.The following is our schedule for the rest of the week:Saturday, July 8 — The entire list, including baseball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, swimming, track and field, […]
Varsity Letters’ B.C. Recruits List 2017: Men’s and women’s volleyball
Welcome to Day 3 of Varsity Letters’ 2017 Recruits List week.Yesterday, we looked at football and we opened the week Tuesday with soccer. Today, it’s time to look at volleyball.The following is our schedule for the rest of the week:Friday, July 7 — BasketballSaturday, July 8 — The entire list, including baseball, cross-country, field hockey, […]