Vancouver Highlanders Press Releases

  • Highlanders Introduce Assistants +

      In his first official moves, new Vancouver Highlander GM, Darryl Suber, announced the hiring of assistant coaches Frank Redding, Seth Currie and Joe Jost to round out head coach Isiah Wahle's staff.  What is in his 3rd year in Vancouver.  Currie join the Highlanders after spending last season as an assistant in Honolulu.  This will be Jost’s first BOWL coaching post.  Rounding out the staff will be Frank Redding.  The noted defensive guru joins the staff after a two year stint in Minnesota and will serve as the Coach Wahl's lead assistant.  With that done, the organization will turn toward its attention toward the draft where it have the 7th and 34th selections.   Read More
  • "Lotta Work To Do" Highlanders Intro New GM +

    A cloudy day outside the Shawe Center finally gave way to some clear skies. The clouds seemed to part as former University of Colorado athletic director and freshly hired GM Darryl Suber strode to the podium to be introduced to local media as the new face of the Vancouver Highlanders. He was quick to point out he can't control the weather. “That's not me”, he said with a grin, pointing to the sky before quickly “But maybe we can take it as a sign.” Suber, a first time OBWL GM, has a daunting task in front of him as the Highlanders come off seasons where the won 32 and 33 games respectively. “Lotta work to do”, Suber repeated many time Read More
  • Urbin joins Highlanders and makes immediate impact +

    The Vancouver Highlanders made a bold move a few days ago acquiring PF Jaylon Urbin from the Los Angeles Chaos along with PF Ty Scott for PG Sean Remington, SF Jimmy Cacace and PF Carl Terwilliger along with this year's Vancouver Highlanders 1st round pick. GM Andy Agostini was asked why the move now. "After watching the team struggle I looked at the roster and decided some change was needed and an improvement in my frontcourt was something that I aimed for during the offseason. Jared Vallee signing with the team was great and drafting Carl Terwilliger had me on my way to getting the front court I wanted to build for the team. When Jaylon was available it was Read More
  • Highlanders finally win a game! +

    After 20 losses in a row the Vancouver Highlanders finally managed to win a game. With a 97-95 victory over the Denver Demons. Vancouver Highlanders fans have already given up on the season and who would blame them. The team wasn't supposed to be this bad. With the addition of Keyes and Ferrell it was assumed they would at the very least be competitive. Instead they are a disaster. Coach Wahl has tried tons of man combinations and strategies with the roster he has and nothing has worked. Jesus "The Ghost" Ferrell has been a disaster. After scoring 29.67 PPG last year with the Lumberjacks he has only averaged 16.14 PPG. His shooting is 12% lower than last year. This Read More
  • One step forward and two steps back. +

    The Vancouver Highlanders have been a franchise without a direction and finally when there was some hope coming for the faithful fans of the Highlanders it seems like they didn't really make any ground up on the rest of the league. After a great offseason last year where they got a top PG in Sean Remington to add to their young dominant scoring SF Lou Gracchi the Highlanders had disaster strike them in what could be called karma. GM Andy Agostini had drafted 1st overall pick PG Michael Keyes in the OBWL entry draft but then lost his top scorer in free agency. SF Lou Gracchi left the Vancouver Highlanders joining the the Seattle Seadogs for what is rumoured to Read More
  • Highlanders 2014 Draft Report +

    2014 the year that the Highlanders turn the ship around quick or at least hope so. The Highlanders won the draft lottery and were to choose 1st overall in the OBWL entry draft. With this being said the league kept wondering who they would pick as the talent at the top weren't in a position that the Highlanders needed. GM Andy Agostini kept his choice close to his vest but it was more likely that he didn't know exactly who he was choosing till a few minutes before the draft. Highlanders faithful are hoping that the #1 pick comes in and quickly turns them from has been to playoff contender. Let's see who the Highlanders drafted. 1st Round, 1st pick Read More
  • Highlanders Midseason Report +

    The Vancouver Highlanders have been a bit of a disappointment this year with a 17-31 record at the all-star break. With the addition of big free agent signing Sean Remington and some good talents like Jay Burns and James Clark to help round out the roster the Highlanders were expecting to improve over last year. So far they are mired in last place in the National West division and though they are playing much better defense they are having trouble scraping up enough points to win those close games. They are still in the race for the last playoff spot but will need to string together some victories to make some ground on the Sharks. With this being said the Read More
  • Highlanders 2013 Draft Report +

    The Vancouver Highlanders have high hopes for their two draft picks this year with the team taking a drastic change of direction with All-Star center Andy Cambre and SF Tristan Dawson leaving the Highlanders this offseason. Last year with 4 picks in the draft they drafted frontcourt help with both first round picks being Centers. In the second round they got a PF and a SF. This year's draft is another building block in the growth of the Highlanders. Let's see who the Highlanders drafted. 1st Round, 5th pick overall SG Dominique Bahena - Boise State Dominique Bahena was drafted by the Highlanders with the 5th overall pick in the draft. He is a nice Shooting Guard which doesn't have a Read More
  • Highlanders start new beginning +

    Vancouver, BC The Vancouver Highlanders hired Isaiah Wahl as their new head coach on Friday to begin a new era in Highlanders basketball. With the team having a very disappointing season last year the team wants to go in a new direction. With 6 players leaving at the end of the season and the Highlanders owning 4 of the top 33 picks in the upcoming draft and infusion of young talent will need a coach who can work with them and start developing them so that the Highlanders future looks promising. GM Andy Agostini had this to say at the new hirings press conference. "We had to difficulties last year with turnovers and defense. There were games where it felt Read More
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