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Bev Priestman will coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad. (Canada Soccer photo)

Bev Priestman named head coach of Canada’s national women’s soccer squad

Priestman returns to Canada after a stint in England, and she’ll coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema

UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

UFV Cascades get championship rings for 2019 baseball title

The Cascades captured their first Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference title in May of 2019

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents want to be back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now signing a petition to loosen the rules

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Chilliwack Jets struggle to match Mission City Outlaws

The expansion PJHL junior B club dropped two games to their veteran foes last weekend

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COVID case in Surrey Eagles locker room disrupts Chilliwack Chiefs weekend

After facing Surrey Friday, Chilliwack’s Saturday home game against Coquitlam was cancelled

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Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Former Chilliwack Chief Carter Wilkie nets NCAA scholarship

The hard-working forward will be heading to New York and the RIT Tigers

Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)
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Mixed results for UFV Cascades golfers as B.C. Rivalry Series rolls on

One dominant day and one down day for UFV versus UBC and UBC-Okanagan rivals

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Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Jennifer Greggain gets new role with Golf Canada

Greggain is now one of two people guiding the country’s top junior golfers

Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Chilliwack Hawks rough up Mission Mud Dawgs in field lacrosse action

Bumped down to a lower-level cohort, the U11 Hawks are taking out their frustration on foes

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Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

Chilliwack Chiefs land potential game changer in Massimo Rizzo deal

The BCHL junior A club has Fred Page Cup aspirations, and the new player has a championship pedigree

Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.
Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire Massimo Rizzo from Coquitlam Express

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney has high expectations this season, and this trade is a sign of that

Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.
Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images
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Chilliwack Jets net first PJHL win against Mission City Outlaws

The expansion junior B team went 1-1 on opening weekend with a victory over their veteran foes

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UFV Cascades golfers finding form as B.C. Rivalry Series continues

The locals looked good in tourneys three and four, which were played last week against UBC and UBC-O

  • Oct 19, 2020
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UFV women’s soccer squad back in action against Trinity Western Spartans

The Cascades and three other Canada West schools are playing a seven-game exhibition series

  • Oct 19, 2020
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Tempers fray as Chilliwack Chiefs and Surrey Eagles face off for fifth time in October

The BCHL teams have seen a lot of each other this month, and Saturday’s game took on a nasty tone

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The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.

PJHL hockey season starting on Saturday for Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort group

The Abbotsford Summit Centre being used as the home rink for Ridge Meadows Flames in their cohort

The PJHL returns to action today (Oct. 15), with the Abbotsford/Chilliwack/Mission cohort getting underway starting on Saturday.
GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer went to Hungary to play pro basketball with the cancellation of the 2020-21 Canada West season looming. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV athletes hit hard as Canada West conference pulls plug on season

While Cascades teams might play ‘regional cohort’ games, conference play/playoffs is a no-go

  • Oct 15, 2020
GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer went to Hungary to play pro basketball with the cancellation of the 2020-21 Canada West season looming. (UFV Cascades photo)
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Chilliwack FC hands out 2019-20 player awards virtually in Facebook video

Another thing that is normally done in person goes online during the COVID pandemic

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UFV women’s basketballer Maddy Gobeil signs pro contract in France

Gobeil joins Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer as UFV Cascades playing overseas in 2020-21