THE Howe Sound senior boys basketball championships are in full swing with AAA action heating up and the AA league about to boil over.
TWO years ago longtime friends and teammates Elisa Homer and Abby Dixon shared the exciting but daunting task of joining the vaunted Handsworth Royals senior girls basketball team as Grade 10 players.
THE scorecard now reads 2-0 for the Handsworth Royals senior girls team in their heavyweight fight against the Argyle Pipers but both teams know there are still several rounds to come.
THIS week in the North Shore News we're looking back at the biggest moments in North Shore sports for 2012.
UBC'S War Memorial Gymnasium was the centre of the B.C. basketball universe on Saturday and for a couple of hours that universe looked a lot like North Vancouver.
HOOPS junkies across the Lower Mainland get an early Christmas present every year with the Telus Basketball Classic and this season there's a distinct North Shore flavour to the Dec. 1-8 tournament.
One horrendous half plus one hot half equalled just enough to earn a seventh consecutive North Shore AAA title for the Handsworth Royals senior girls basketball team Wednesday night when they took on the Argyle Pipers.
THE Handsworth Royals senior girls team made a nice early-season statement last weekend in reaching the final of the prestigious Telus Basketball Classic.