High school sports

Michael Ogbeiwi is seen competing in the hammer throw at McLeod Stadium in Langley June 10 in this stylized image. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale’s Michael Ogbeiwi finds success in senior year

Broken wrist no obstacle for Lord Tweedsmuir Athlete

 

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Panorama Ridge boys win B.C. high school ball hockey crown at tourney in Surrey

Girls teams played at provincials for first time, in an effort to get more girls playing the sport

 

Surrey Christian’s ultimate team (in black) battled Grand Forks for a provincial AA title at Newton Athletic Park on Friday (May 27). Grand Forks won 11-10. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

2 Surrey school ultimate teams finish top-3 in B.C. at Newton Athletic Park tournaments

Hundreds of Frisbee-throwing athletes play for provincial-championship glory

 

High school kabaddi players with Panorama Ridge (in blue) and Khalsa School (red) in a match at Panorama Ridge Secondary in Surrey on Tuesday, May 17. The host Thunder won 46-24. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: Kabaddi players raid and stop in Surrey as the sport takes root in local high schools

‘I’m sure momentum is going to pick up again, and hopefully we see teams in other schools, other areas,’ coach says

High school kabaddi players with Panorama Ridge (in blue) and Khalsa School (red) in a match at Panorama Ridge Secondary in Surrey on Tuesday, May 17. The host Thunder won 46-24. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
The Clayton Heights senior boys’ rugby team has had a successful season in its first year back after a lengthy hiatus. (Photo submitted: Bruce Dayton)

Rugby returns to Clayton Heights Secondary after lengthy hiatus

Team finds success in first season back

The Clayton Heights senior boys’ rugby team has had a successful season in its first year back after a lengthy hiatus. (Photo submitted: Bruce Dayton)
Student-athletes, coaches and others with Tamanawis Secondary’s wrestling team with recent provincial championship banners and trophies during a photo shoot at the Newton-area school on Monday, March 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

3rd straight B.C. wrestling banner for Surrey school team coached by returning Sahota brothers

Tamanawis now ‘a very competitive team, one of the top-ranked teams in the country’

Student-athletes, coaches and others with Tamanawis Secondary’s wrestling team with recent provincial championship banners and trophies during a photo shoot at the Newton-area school on Monday, March 7. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)

Agassiz’s sole high school wrestler sweeps top honours at provincials

Mark Schwichtenberg earns second career gold medal, outstanding accolades

Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)
Game action during the Surrey RCMP Classic boys basketball tournament. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey RCMP Classic starts Sunday, now that B.C. schools can play sports tournaments

The last Classic was played in January 2020, a few months before COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic

Game action during the Surrey RCMP Classic boys basketball tournament. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Boys basketball tournament action during the 2016 Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic final, in Surrey. (Now-Leader file photo)

‘Stunned’: School sports tournaments still on hold in B.C., but club tourneys can start Feb. 1

‘To have this decision made at such a critical time of year is disheartening for everyone involved in school sport’

Boys basketball tournament action during the 2016 Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic final, in Surrey. (Now-Leader file photo)
Elgin Park Secondary’s Kendall Homenick makes a play at the net against Richmond’s Steveston-London Secondary during South Fraser championships last month. (Clinton Johnson file photo)
Elgin Park Secondary’s Kendall Homenick makes a play at the net against Richmond’s Steveston-London Secondary during South Fraser championships last month. (Clinton Johnson file photo)
Lord Tweedsmuir lines up against Notre Dame in playoff action from 2019. The Panthers lost to the Notre Dame Jugglers Nov. 20 in the 2021 high school football AAA playoffs. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Football season ends for Lord Tweedsmuir

21-7 loss to Notre Dame ends playoff hopes

Lord Tweedsmuir lines up against Notre Dame in playoff action from 2019. The Panthers lost to the Notre Dame Jugglers Nov. 20 in the 2021 high school football AAA playoffs. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
The Earl Marriott Mariners Grade 9 girls celebrate after winning the gold-medal game at provincial championships Saturday in Cloverdale. (Contributed photo)

Earl Marriott Grade 9s capture provincial volleyball banner

South Surrey team pulls off three-peat – winning Surrey, South Fraser and B.C. titles in single year

The Earl Marriott Mariners Grade 9 girls celebrate after winning the gold-medal game at provincial championships Saturday in Cloverdale. (Contributed photo)
The Lord Tweedsmuir defense swarm-tackles South Delta running back Jesse Mitran Nov. 12. Tweedsmuir won the wildcard playoff games 35-14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers win playoff wildcard game

Panthers onto provincial quarterfinal game

The Lord Tweedsmuir defense swarm-tackles South Delta running back Jesse Mitran Nov. 12. Tweedsmuir won the wildcard playoff games 35-14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Quarterback McCord Leeson gets sacked by a G.W. Graham Grizzlie Nov.5. The Panthers lost to the Chilliwack team 18-12. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Tweedsmuir drops final regular season game at home

Panthers in wildcard playoff game Nov. 12

Quarterback McCord Leeson gets sacked by a G.W. Graham Grizzlie Nov.5. The Panthers lost to the Chilliwack team 18-12. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Members of Elgin Park Secondary’s senior boys cross-country team celebrate after winning the overall team title at BC High School Cross-Country Championships at Vancouver’s Jericho Park Nov. 6. (Contributed photo)

Record-breaking runs for Elgin Park Orcas at B.C. Cross-Country Championships

South Surrey senior boys team finishes first overall, breaking team record originally set in 1970

Members of Elgin Park Secondary’s senior boys cross-country team celebrate after winning the overall team title at BC High School Cross-Country Championships at Vancouver’s Jericho Park Nov. 6. (Contributed photo)
The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

B.C. high school football searching for new venue

McLeod Athletic Park is not available, SFU reps scheduling a meeting after BC Place unable to host

The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Lord Tweedsmuir receiver Nate Swing pulls in a toss from quarterback McCord Leeson to give the Panthers an early 6-0 lead against the W.J. Mouat Hawks Oct. 15. Tweedsmuir won the game 34-6. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Tweedy downs Mouat by four touchdowns

Panthers improve to 3-1 with 34-6 win over W.J. Mouat Hawks

Lord Tweedsmuir receiver Nate Swing pulls in a toss from quarterback McCord Leeson to give the Panthers an early 6-0 lead against the W.J. Mouat Hawks Oct. 15. Tweedsmuir won the game 34-6. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Peace Arch News Classic girls volleyball tournament is set to return to South Surrey this month. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Peace Arch News Classic volleyball tournament returns to South Surrey

Longtime girls event set for Oct. 22-23 at Semiahmoo Secondary

The Peace Arch News Classic girls volleyball tournament is set to return to South Surrey this month. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Sullivan Heights Stars against Seaquam Seahawks in high school football exhibition game Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Sullivan Heights Secondary field. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: For first time in nearly 2 years, high school football teams play in Surrey

‘Hopefully it’s a nice recruiting tool for us,’ Sullivan Heights coach says of team’s first ever ‘home’ game

Sullivan Heights Stars against Seaquam Seahawks in high school football exhibition game Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Sullivan Heights Secondary field. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Tremel States-Jones runs for a 20-yard touchdown against the Kelowna Owls Sept. 27, 2019. The former Lord Tweedsmuir Panther was offered 10 football scholarships this year, ultimately accepting an offer from South Alabama, a division-one school in the Sun Belt Conference. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Former Lord Tweedsmuir Panther commits to play football for South Alabama

Tremel States-Jones received 10 athletic scholarship offers

Tremel States-Jones runs for a 20-yard touchdown against the Kelowna Owls Sept. 27, 2019. The former Lord Tweedsmuir Panther was offered 10 football scholarships this year, ultimately accepting an offer from South Alabama, a division-one school in the Sun Belt Conference. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
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