WHEN times get tough for sports teams, the common cliché is that one star player often steps in to "put the team on her back" and carry the rest of the squad to glory.
NORTH Vancouver's Michelle Errico of the Capilano University women's basketball team was named the Pacwest player of the week for her strong play in a pair of big wins for the Blues last weekend.
CAPILANO University women's basketball head coach Ramin Sadaghiani, a rookie in the Pacwest league, wasn't sure what to expect from his team after they lost their top scorer and rebounder in just the third game of the season.
THE Capilano Blues women's basketball team continued their sizzling start to the season with a victory over Columbia Bible College Saturday night but the celebration was muted by an injury to an emerging star.
The Capilano University basketball program may have a bit more of a clubby atmosphere next season as two Lower Mainland basketball academy owners have been named as the head coaches of the Blues men's and women's teams.
THERE'S a funny moment before each game for the University of British Columbia women's basketball team when the starting lineup is announced.