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Veteran Province sports reporter Howard Tsumura talks to the athletes, coaches and trainers in his weekly amateur sports show.

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Veteran Province sports reporter Howard Tsumura talks to the athletes, coaches and trainers in his weekly amateur sports show.

    Nov. 24: Subway Bowl semifinals with New West Hyacks and Vernon Panthers

    Nov. 24: Subway Bowl semifinals with New West Hyacks and Vernon Panthers

    Varsity Letters brings you two coaches who will lead their teams into the semifinal round of Subway Bowl 2016. Our weekly podcast is dedicated to the big stories each week in high school and university sport in the province of B.C.

    Off the top, we will welcome Farhan Lalji of the New Westminster Hyacks and he’ll be followed by Sean Smith of the Vernon Panthers.

    Our high school football special is all part of a big build-up, both on line and in print, to this weekend’s Final 4 action at B.C. Place Stadium.

    Hope you’ll take the time to subscribe to us in iTunes, and if you can, give us a nice rating to help spread the word.

    • 37 min
    Nov. 17: Abby Panthers football, Steveston-London basketball

    Nov. 17: Abby Panthers football, Steveston-London basketball

    Varsity Letters talks to Abbotsford Panthers head coach Jay Fujimura about the team's big Subway Bowl quarterfinal clash with the New Westminster Hyacks this Saturday at BC Place Stadium.

    As well, we turn our attention to the upcoming B.C. high school basketball season with Mike Stoneburgh, the head coach of the Steveston-London Sharks, last season's senior boys provincials finalists at triple A.

    We're the only podcast in Canada exclusively dedicated to chatting about high school and university sports. Subscribe to us at iTunes, and if you can, give us a nice rating to help spread the word.

    As always, we thank the MEI Screaming Eagles marching band for writing our own unique theme music, Generation Next!

    • 33 min
    Nov. 9: Holy Cross’ Conrad Deugau and SFU’s Bruce Langford

    Nov. 9: Holy Cross’ Conrad Deugau and SFU’s Bruce Langford

    Varsity Letters talks tackles and jumpers this week.

    Canada’s only high school and university sport podcast welcomes Holy Cross Crusaders high school football coach Conrad Deugau to chat about the Subway Bowl playoffs, then catches Simon Fraser Clan women’s basketball coach Bruce Langford in transit as his team returns home from a California road trip.



    You can subscribe to Varsity Letters at iTunes, and if you’ve got a second, give us a rating to help spread the word.

    • 40 min
    Varsity Letters for Nov. 3, 2016: GW Graham football and SFU cross-country

    Varsity Letters for Nov. 3, 2016: GW Graham football and SFU cross-country

    Varsity Letters returns for another week with Canada’s only podcast dedicated solely to high school and university sports.

    In the high school football world, G.W. Graham Grizzlies head coach Adam Smith talks about his Chilliwack team and its journey to a perfect league record with one more regular-season game remaining. And in the university world, veteran Simon Fraser Clan cross-country running coach Brit Townsend talks about the upcoming NCAA West Regional meet for her men’s and women’s teams.

    You can find us here every week by subscribing to us on iTunes, and if you’ve got the time, give us a rating. It helps us reach more listeners!

    • 34 min
    Varsity Letters for 10.27.16

    Varsity Letters for 10.27.16

    Welcome to Canada's only high school and university sports-specific podcast: Varsity Letters.

    This week, host Howard Tsumura loses himself in the Abbotsford sports world.

    First, Fraser Valley Cascades women's basketball coach Al Tuchscherer stops by to talk about his young team's upcoming 2016-17 U Sports' season.

    Then, we talk high school football with Travis Bell, head coach of the W.J. Mouat Hawks.

    You can find us on iTunes, and we'd love it if you could take the time to give us a rating!

    • 34 min
    Varsity Letters for 10.20.2016

    Varsity Letters for 10.20.2016

    UBC hoops boss Kevin Hanson, Terry Fox football coach Martin McDonnell join Varsity Letters podcast

    • 37 min

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