B.C. High School Basketball

Lambrick Park's Carter Brown in the final game of the senior boys basketball provincials – a narrow loss to the Westsyde Whundas from Kamloops. (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)

Seniors Classic all-star games assemble Island’s best in Saanich this weekend

Grade 12 girls’ and boys’ games go Saturday at Spectrum, Rising Stars event Friday

 

Oak Bay’s Finn Lillis pushes through during the final game of provincials, a loss to Vancouver College, on Monday night. (Photos courtesy of Gary Ahuja Langley Events Centre)

Oak Bay junior boys finish fourth after double OT at provincials

Senior boys from Oak Bay, Claremont earn berth at provincials in Langley

 

Timberline senior boys basketball team shows of their medals after placing third at 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo

Timberline boys hustle way to B.C. basketball championships

First berth at the provincials for this Campbell River high school team

Timberline senior boys basketball team shows of their medals after placing third at 2022 Island Championships. Submitted photo
Mount Douglas hosted the 4A senior boys basketball tournament last weekend. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Oak Bay senior boys top Island 4A division hoops

Bays down Claremont 78-69 in Saturday final at Mount Doug

Mount Douglas hosted the 4A senior boys basketball tournament last weekend. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
The ADSS senior boys basketball team practices in the gym during Totem Media Day on Dec. 9, 2021. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Totem tourney back to ‘business as usual’ in Port Alberni

Annual high school basketball tournament returns for 66th year

The ADSS senior boys basketball team practices in the gym during Totem Media Day on Dec. 9, 2021. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Totem Spirit candidate Emma Fines (left) and her manager Jordyn Broeckhuizen are getting ready for Totem 66. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Totem basketball tournament returns for 66th year

2021 tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19

Totem Spirit candidate Emma Fines (left) and her manager Jordyn Broeckhuizen are getting ready for Totem 66. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Malin Jordan)

Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports

Most commissions are against the new model, but B.C. School Sports (BCSS) and its board is in favour

Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Malin Jordan)
Rich Goulet receives a volunteer award from then Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Contributed)

Pitt Meadows coaching legend Rich Goulet dies

Basketball community mourns passing of longtime high school hoops coach

Rich Goulet receives a volunteer award from then Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Contributed)
A Totem basketball wears an ADSS non-medical mask. The 66th annual Totem tournament is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. (PHOTO COURTESY ADSS)

Historic B.C. basketball tournament cancelled for first time in 66 years

Alberni District Secondary’s Totem tournament is longest-running high school hoops event

A Totem basketball wears an ADSS non-medical mask. The 66th annual Totem tournament is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. (PHOTO COURTESY ADSS)
Lisa Gooding Bontkes, featured in the ‘Parksville Qualicum Beach News’ in 1988. (Cloe Logan photo)

Playing basketball on the boys team shaped future for Lisa Gooding Bontkes

Where are they now? Former Parksville high school athlete went into teaching and coaching

Lisa Gooding Bontkes, featured in the ‘Parksville Qualicum Beach News’ in 1988. (Cloe Logan photo)
Burnaby South opened with a dominant 55-28 win over Charles Hays during first day of play at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament underway at Langley Events Centre (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Burnaby South opened with a dominant 55-28 win over Charles Hays during first day of play at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament underway at Langley Events Centre (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Ballenas Whalers senior girls basketball team proudly show off the AAA Island Championship trophy. (Submitted photo)

Ballenas Whalers clinch Island high school girls hoop championship

Parksville squad advances to AAA provincials in Langley

Ballenas Whalers senior girls basketball team proudly show off the AAA Island Championship trophy. (Submitted photo)