ABBOTSFORD — Surrey’s Earl Marriott Mariners are about as expert a source as you’re apt to find on preparing for the Yale Lions within the high-stakes atmosphere of a B.C. high school rugby post-season.
ABBOTSFORD — It hasn’t even been 15 months since Bradley Braich delivered one of the most profoundly impactful messages I’ve received in almost 40 years as a reporter.Despite being just 17 years of age at the time, the direct message he sent me via Twitter was so heartfelt, a part of it which read: “Hey […]
LANGLEY — Down one returning starter but another year older and another season wiser, Surrey’s Semiahmoo Totems are, to no one’s surprise, an overwhelming favourite to repeat as B.C.’s top-tiered champs, this time at the brand-new Quad-A level.
LANGLEY — Their dreams of a provincial championship had ended, yet wasn’t that a smile on Marissa Rodde’s face? “It’s still a win in my books,” the talented 5-foot-11 Grade 10 forward with the Yale Lions said. “To go to two overtimes with just three players… I am really proud of my teammates.”
LANGLEY — How many great guards on the floor is too many? That’s a silly question because the more the merrier, and for fans of uptempo basketball that is going to be the case Monday in one of two semifinals here at the 2019 B.C. junior boys basketball championships.
ABBOTSFORD — Like the vast majority of his contemporaries, high school basketball coaching isn’t a paying proposition for Bobby Braich.
PORT MOODY — If they wanted to, the senior girls basketball team from Port Moody’s Heritage Woods Secondary could probably start a pretty mean bonfire by just collecting all the crutches, braces and bandages they’ve used to help them limp through the first seven weeks of the high school season.Yet the same team, which counts […]
LANGLEY — It’s that time again, time to put the old notebook on hold for the course of the summer.Before we do, however, let’s take some time for reflection on the season past.
ABBOTSFORD — He wasn’t afraid to share his personal struggles regarding mental illness with the readers of Varsity Letters.
We’ve just finished the 2017-18 season, but we here at Varsity Letters are already looking ahead to next season.