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Chilliwack Chiefs acquire forward Ben Woodhouse from Wellington Dukes

The BCHL club swapped future considerations to the Dukes for the 20-year-old forward

Liam Hoogstraten (left), a Chilliwack Hawks U18 player shown here with the Abbotsford Warriors, has signed with Wingate University’s field lacrosse program. (Submitted)

Chilliwack Hawk field lacrosse star Nathaniel Leroux gets drafted by Coquitlam Adanacs

Leroux’s teammate on the U18 Hawks, Liam Hoogstraten, gets a commitment to Wingate University

Chilliwack Chiefs grad Kevin Wall is starting to make waves in the Big 10 hockey conference. (Penn State photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Kevin Wall takes Big 10 hockey honour

After some freshman struggles, Wall is enjoying a breakthrough season with Penn State

Dennis Cholowski has been relegated to Detroit’s taxi squad as his third National Hockey League season begins. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski on Detroit taxi squad as NHL season starts

Cholowski is one of 32 BCHL grads surviving training camp to find spots with big-league clubs

Dennis Cholowski has been relegated to Detroit’s taxi squad as his third National Hockey League season begins. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)
Massimo Rizzo (in white) has yet to hit the ice for a ‘real’ game in a Chilliwack Chiefs uniform, and hopes to get the season started soon after Feb. 5. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Massimo Rizzo commits to Denver Pioneers

Rizzo finds a new NCAA home after de-committing to the University of North Dakota

Massimo Rizzo (in white) has yet to hit the ice for a ‘real’ game in a Chilliwack Chiefs uniform, and hopes to get the season started soon after Feb. 5. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack’s Mitchell Middlemiss is signing on with the UBC Thunderbirds baseball program. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack’s Mitchell Middlemiss commits to UBC Thunderbirds baseball

The athletic outfielder hopes to make an instant impact as a freshman with the T-Birds

Chilliwack’s Mitchell Middlemiss is signing on with the UBC Thunderbirds baseball program. (Twitter photo)
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Jordyn Huitema and her Canadian crew will compete in the SheBelievesCup in Orlando, Florida. (CANADA SOCCER PHOTO)

Jordyn Huitema and Canadian national soccer squad to compete in SheBelievesCup

Huitema and her teammates hope to use the tournament as a tuneup for the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Jordyn Huitema and her Canadian crew will compete in the SheBelievesCup in Orlando, Florida. (CANADA SOCCER PHOTO)
Sardis Falcons alumni Rick Klassen led the B.C. Lions to a Grey Cup championship in 1985.

Sardis secondary looking to name sports field after Rick Klassen

The school will be making a presentation to the Chilliwack School Board

Sardis Falcons alumni Rick Klassen led the B.C. Lions to a Grey Cup championship in 1985.
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Chilliwack Curling Club shuts down early with COVID restrictions in place

Unable to run programs it usually does, the CCC is shutting down the ice plant until the fall

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Chilliwack’s Jason Beck wrote a book about the 1954 Commonwealth Games, and he’ll talk about that in an online presentation preceding this year’s Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame AGM. (BC Sports Hall of Fame photo)

Miracle Mile author Jason Beck to speak at Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame AGM

The Chilliwackian will make an online presentation about the 1954 Commonwealth Games

Chilliwack’s Jason Beck wrote a book about the 1954 Commonwealth Games, and he’ll talk about that in an online presentation preceding this year’s Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame AGM. (BC Sports Hall of Fame photo)
Will Calverley is the Atlantic Hockey Conference Player of the Month for December. (Atlantic Hockey Conference graphic)

Breakout NCAA season continues for former Chilliwack Chiefs captain

In his third season, Will Calverley is among the college hockey leaders in points and assists

Will Calverley is the Atlantic Hockey Conference Player of the Month for December. (Atlantic Hockey Conference graphic)
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BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place

The junior A league has been forced to abandon a plan to start in mid-January

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Ethan Bowen of the Chilliwack Chiefs said he hasn't given consideration to leaving, even as the BCHL season is delayed once more. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Ethan Bowen sticking with Chilliwack Chiefs even as BCHL season gets pushed back

While some players have left for the USHL where they can play games, the hometown kid is staying put

Ethan Bowen of the Chilliwack Chiefs said he hasn't given consideration to leaving, even as the BCHL season is delayed once more. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi is the December Player of the Month in the NCAA’s National Collegiate Hockey Conference. (File photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi snags another NCAA award

A torrid offensive month earned Gooch an honour in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference

Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi is the December Player of the Month in the NCAA’s National Collegiate Hockey Conference. (File photo)
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Ryan Tofani cracks PGA of BC’s list of top 100 golf pros

Tofani is just finishing up his first year as head pro at the Chilliwack Golf Club

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Tommy Lyons (right) is one of six players who have left the Chilliwack Chiefs in recent days, heading to the USHL. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs hit hard by USHL defections

Chilliwack Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney says the USHL is poaching players with misleading info

Tommy Lyons (right) is one of six players who have left the Chilliwack Chiefs in recent days, heading to the USHL. (Darren Francis photo)
Dennis Cholowski hopes to make an impact in his third National Hockey League season. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)

Chilliwack Chief alum Dennis Cholowski headlines list of BCHLers at NHL camps

The former first round draft pick heads into his third season with the Detroit Red Wings

Dennis Cholowski hopes to make an impact in his third National Hockey League season. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs add forward A.J. Lacroix from Delta Hockey Academy

Lacroix will be 16 years old next season, but is already a big-bodied forward at six-foot-four

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Ethan Bowen joined a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)

TOP STORIES 2020: Chilliwack hockey star gets drafted by NHL’s Anaheim Ducks

The list of Chilliwackians who’ve made it to the NHL is even shorter than the list of locals drafted

Ethan Bowen joined a short list of Chilliwack-born and raised players who’ve been drafted by National Hockey League teams, going in the seventh round of the 2020 draft to the Anaheim Ducks. (Twitter photo)
Zach Klim lets the emotions out in the aftermath of a history-making AAA senior boys basketball provincial championship win by his G.W. Graham Grizzlies over Duchess Park. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)

TOP STORIES 2020: G.W. Graham Grizzlies make history with provincial title win

After years of coming close but falling short, the Grizzlies finally broke through in 2020

Zach Klim lets the emotions out in the aftermath of a history-making AAA senior boys basketball provincial championship win by his G.W. Graham Grizzlies over Duchess Park. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)