B.C. basketball comes calling

Nanaimo’s teenage basketball players have got game.

Eleven locals have been named to Basketball B.C.’s provincial teams following a tryout process this spring.

Tyus Barfoot of Nanaimo District Secondary School is on the U17 provincial team, Natasha Jensen of NDSS and Olivia Mjaaland of Wellington made the U16 girls’ team and Dover Bay’s Quinn Mirau and ND’s Callum Gemma are on the U16 boys’ team.

Madeline Hart of Dover made the U15 girls’ program and Alex Staniforth of Welly and Ryan MacDonald and Jordan Gladstone of Dover are part of the U15 program.

Dover Bay’s Nathan Pasloke and Richard Zhang are on the U14 team.

Depending on the division, the B.C. all-star teams will travel to tournaments on the Lower Mainland, Washington, Nevada and Edmonton.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Vancouver Police make 5 arrests while clearing out Oppenheimer Park
NDP holds onto Burnaby-Douglas
Students take a crack at stand-up comedy
Guitar men
UPDATE: Burnaby man, 36, charged in connection with nine armed robberies
Election 2014: New party aims to topple BCA machine
Election 2014: See who’s running for mayor, councillor and school trustee
Updated: Crash cuts power to over 3,000 Langley homes
Mystery photo album found on empty lot

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 14 edition online now. Browse the archives.