Girls basketball

Day one is in the books for the boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at Langley Events Centre as 16 teams remain in contention for one of the three tournament titles up for grabs. (Courtesy of Langley Events Centre)

Happening now at LEC: Tsumura Basketball Invitational boys tournament

16 teams in race for one of the three tournament titles

  • Dec 8, 2022

 

Langley Secondary senior girls basketball coach Sheldon Guy speaks to a crowd at Earl Marriott Secondary Tuesday (Dec. 6) before an exhibition game about his experience with suddenly losing his sight, and how to pivot and adapt to the challenges life may bring. (Contributed photo)

Blind basketball coach gives inspirational talk before exhibition game in South Surrey

‘It’s OK to not be OK,’ Langley coach Sheldon Guy tells Earl Mariott audience

 

Langley Christian Lightning defeated South Delta 83-59 to take bronze at the 2021 girls Tsumura Basketball Invitational ( TBI) at Langley Events Centre. Lightning player Colette Vander Hoven is seen during Day 2 play against Seaquam. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Tsumura Invitational wraps in Langley with a bronze for Lightning

Langley Christian coach ‘very happy’ with team performance

 

Anneke Cairnie, 17, is a power forward known for her rebounding and spot-up shooting who has played on the junior provincial champion team and was named a junior Fraser Valley and provincial all-star (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Walnut Grove basketball star signed by TRU

‘Anneke [Cairnie] is the type of a player that every coach likes to have in their team’

Anneke Cairnie, 17, is a power forward known for her rebounding and spot-up shooting who has played on the junior provincial champion team and was named a junior Fraser Valley and provincial all-star (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Retired Brookswood Bobcats coach Neil Brown, seen here in action, led 10 BC provincial championship winning teams during his career, among other accomplishments that saw him inducted into the Basketball BC Hall of Fame this year (courtesy Trina Daryl)

Why Langley coach Neil Brown was inducted into the BC Basketball Hall of Fame

He described his record as a ‘perfect storm’ of championship girls’ basketball teams

Retired Brookswood Bobcats coach Neil Brown, seen here in action, led 10 BC provincial championship winning teams during his career, among other accomplishments that saw him inducted into the Basketball BC Hall of Fame this year (courtesy Trina Daryl)
Langley basketball player Izzy Forsyth will attend the University of California on a basketball scholarship (file)
Langley basketball player Izzy Forsyth will attend the University of California on a basketball scholarship (file)
Britannia Bruins were down three points with a quarter to play but outscored the Langley Christian Lightning 23-12 over the final 10 minutes to capture the BC Secondary School 2A Girls Championship on Saturday at Langley Events Centre in front of a standing room-only crowd of 1,100 on Saturday, Feb. 29 (Vancouver Sport Photos/special to Langley Advance Times)
Britannia Bruins were down three points with a quarter to play but outscored the Langley Christian Lightning 23-12 over the final 10 minutes to capture the BC Secondary School 2A Girls Championship on Saturday at Langley Events Centre in front of a standing room-only crowd of 1,100 on Saturday, Feb. 29 (Vancouver Sport Photos/special to Langley Advance Times)
Totems defeated the No. 4 Walnut Grove Gators from Langley in a semifinal that was a rematch of the 2019 title game. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. girls basketball finals underway in Langley

Four gold medal games at LEC

  • Feb 29, 2020
Totems defeated the No. 4 Walnut Grove Gators from Langley in a semifinal that was a rematch of the 2019 title game. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)
Last year’s winners of the secondary school girls basketball championships. (Special to Black Press)

Girls basketball teams to vie for championship in Langley

Top teams from across B.C. arrive next week at the LEC

  • Feb 20, 2020
Last year’s winners of the secondary school girls basketball championships. (Special to Black Press)
Canadian Women’s U16 player Isabelle Forsyth dribbles the ball at the FIBA Women’s Americas Championship 2019 in Aysen, Chile. (Linda Forsyth/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley basketball player helps Canadian Women’s team earn silver

Isabelle Forsyth competed at FIBA Americas U16 championships in Chile days before July 1

Canadian Women’s U16 player Isabelle Forsyth dribbles the ball at the FIBA Women’s Americas Championship 2019 in Aysen, Chile. (Linda Forsyth/Special to the Langley Advance Times)