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Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods is enjoying a breakout season the powerhouse Fraser Valley Rush female U18 AAA hockey team. (Fraser Valley Rush photo)

Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods hitting new level with Fraser Valley Rush

The 16-year-old forward has helped the U18 AAA powerhouse stay unbeaten through 21 league games

Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods is enjoying a breakout season the powerhouse Fraser Valley Rush female U18 AAA hockey team. (Fraser Valley Rush photo)
Chilliwack’s Anthony Toth closing in on the finish line during the Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack triathletes find success on national and international stage

Members of the Fit Club enjoyed a solid 2022 and look forward to even better things in 2023

Chilliwack’s Anthony Toth closing in on the finish line during the Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii. (submitted photo)
Cleopatra Granneman-Mason, 16, will represent Canada in the Junior Roller Derby World Cup in July. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack teen to represent Canada at Junior Roller Derby World Cup in France

‘It’s 10 years of a dream,’ says coach about Cleopatra Granneman-Mason, a.k.a. ‘Cleo Passya’

Cleopatra Granneman-Mason, 16, will represent Canada in the Junior Roller Derby World Cup in July. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Maddy Gobeil has emerged as a top player in Canada West this season. The UFV Cascades point guard has helped lead her team to an 8-2 record. (Tanner Geringer photo)

Gobeil, UFV Cascades ready for challenge of second half schedule

Star point guard leading UFV during upcoming clashes against top opponents, as team eyes CW title

Maddy Gobeil has emerged as a top player in Canada West this season. The UFV Cascades point guard has helped lead her team to an 8-2 record. (Tanner Geringer photo)
Vincent Desharnais has been a top pairing defender with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors and now gets his NHL shot with the Edmonton Oilers. (Edmonton Oilers Twitter)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Vincent Desharnais set for National Hockey League debut

The big blueliner has been called up from the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors

Vincent Desharnais has been a top pairing defender with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors and now gets his NHL shot with the Edmonton Oilers. (Edmonton Oilers Twitter)
The UFV Cascades women’s volleyball team has now won five straight games and sit tied for third in Canada West competition. (Jordie Arthurs/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades women’s volleyball team extends win streak to five

Cascades now sit tied for third in Canada West, men rank 12th after split with Calgary

The UFV Cascades women’s volleyball team has now won five straight games and sit tied for third in Canada West competition. (Jordie Arthurs/UFV Athletics)
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Chilliwack Chiefs make moves in leadup to BCHL trade deadline

The Chiefs brought in USHL forward Michael La Starza and major junior defenceman Ben Feenan

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The stands at the Chilliwack Coliseum were packed Saturday night (Jan. 7) as the Chiefs hosted the Cranbrook Bucks. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs set BCHL single-game attendance mark

The junior A club packed 5,008 into the Chilliwack Coliseum for a Saturday nighter versus Cranbrook

The stands at the Chilliwack Coliseum were packed Saturday night (Jan. 7) as the Chiefs hosted the Cranbrook Bucks. (Facebook photo)
Vancouver Giants players celebrate their 3-2 win against the Tri-City Americans on Friday, Jan. 6 at Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants players celebrate their 3-2 win against the Tri-City Americans on Friday, Jan. 6 at Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sasha Teleguine has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for the 2023-24 NCAA Div 1 season. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)

Chilliwack Chief Sasha Teleguine heading back to NCAA ranks

The 20-year-old forward has committed to the Div-1 Lake Superior State Lakers

Sasha Teleguine has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for the 2023-24 NCAA Div 1 season. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)
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BCHL introducing analytics at Top Prospects Game

The junior A league has partnered with Drive Hockey Analytics for the scouting showcase event

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The UFV Cascades women’s volleyball and women’s basketball teams will be televised on Telus Optik TV next month.

UFV Cascades women’s volleyball, women’s basketball teams appearing on Telus Optik TV next month

Teams will appear as part of the Canada West game of the week for their respective sports

The UFV Cascades women’s volleyball and women’s basketball teams will be televised on Telus Optik TV next month.
Abbotsford’s Nathan Lieuwen leans against a railing at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, home to his BCHL Bucks. (Brad McLeod Photo)

Abbotsford product enjoys life as owner of BCHL’s Cranbrook Bucks

Nathan Lieuwen’s team makes its first trip to the eastern Fraser Valley to face the Chilliwack Chiefs

Abbotsford’s Nathan Lieuwen leans against a railing at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, home to his BCHL Bucks. (Brad McLeod Photo)
The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.

Chilliwack Curling Club hosts provincials

The top 24 men’s and women’s teams from across B.C. are in town for national qualifying tournaments

The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.
Abbotsford’s Cortlin Tonn (middle), shown here with Alphonso Davies (right) and Lucas Cavallini (left), has been named the equipment manager for Vancouver Football Club. (Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Cortlin Tonn named equipment manager for Vancouver Football Club

MEI grad joins Langley-based soccer team after working for Vancouver Whitecaps for several years

Abbotsford’s Cortlin Tonn (middle), shown here with Alphonso Davies (right) and Lucas Cavallini (left), has been named the equipment manager for Vancouver Football Club. (Instagram)
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema spent lots of time with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad in 2022. (Canada Soccer photo)

TOP STORIES 2022: Chilliwack athletes compete on world stage

Jordyn Huitema, Reece Howden and Ben Hagkull represented Canada at major sporting events

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema spent lots of time with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad in 2022. (Canada Soccer photo)
Riley Ashley brings down a Vancouver College player during the AAA provincial football championship game at B.C. Place Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

TOP STORIES 2022: Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies come close in provincial championship game

The defending AAA champions lost by one point to Vancouver College at B.C. Place Stadium

Riley Ashley brings down a Vancouver College player during the AAA provincial football championship game at B.C. Place Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)
The stick that Canucks captain Bo Horvat gave to two young fans from Nanaimo has apparently been found and was sent to Abbotsford last night.

Missing Bo Horvat stick found, shipped to Abbotsford on Thursday night

Flair Airlines states that Nanaimo boys’ stick was found in Edmonton, sent to YXX for pickup

The stick that Canucks captain Bo Horvat gave to two young fans from Nanaimo has apparently been found and was sent to Abbotsford last night.
Brothers Linden (left) and Marshall Erwin are now trying to figure out a good day to travel to Vancouver to receive a replacement stick after the one they originally got from Bo Horvat went missing on a Flair Airlines flight from Edmonton.

Vancouver Canucks stickhandle around siblings’ missing hockey souvenir

Flair Airlines lost hockey stick that Bo Horvat gave to Nanaimo siblings, Canucks giving replacement

Brothers Linden (left) and Marshall Erwin are now trying to figure out a good day to travel to Vancouver to receive a replacement stick after the one they originally got from Bo Horvat went missing on a Flair Airlines flight from Edmonton.
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Chiefs host beach party for Chilliwack Community Food Bank

Fans are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to a Dec. 30 home game versus Langley

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