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UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)

UFV Cascades basketball teams sweep Griffins in Edmonton

Cascades hosting Abbotsford home opener on Friday against Manitoba

UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)
Bryan Jones does a lot for the Chilliwack Chiefs, impressing coaches and teammates with his all-round game. (Darren Francis photo)

Bryan Jones brings all-round game to Chilliwack Chiefs

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney says the 18-year-old plays the game ‘the right way’

Bryan Jones does a lot for the Chilliwack Chiefs, impressing coaches and teammates with his all-round game. (Darren Francis photo)
The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)

BC Lions offering Fraser Valley fans bus rides to Sunday’s playoff game

Fans from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley Hope, Merritt and Kamloops can purchase bus ride

The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)
Junior A hopefuls from the Pacific Junior B Hockey League and Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will face off in Chilliwack Nov. 22.

Chilliwack Jets hosting inaugural Top Prospects Game

The British Columbia Hockey Conference is staging the game between PJHL and KIJHL standouts

Junior A hopefuls from the Pacific Junior B Hockey League and Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will face off in Chilliwack Nov. 22.
Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling signs broadcast deal with Telus

Programming will begin airing in December, wrestling shows will be aired live

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
GW Graham football

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham clinches first place with win over Mouat

The football Grizzlies steamrolled another overwhelmed foe and secured a first round playoff bye

GW Graham football
Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team ranked second in coaches preseason poll

Canada West coaches have Cascades ranked at number two, men ranked at 12

Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool traded to the Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers trade Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad for a second round draft pick

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).
UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer teams falls in extra time to Mount Royal Cougars

Cascades lose in Canada West quarterfinals in Calgary on Saturday

UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool becomes first-ever person from B.C. to throw touchdown pass in NFL

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad throws pass in first quarter of Sunday’s game

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Liam Steele will represent the United Kingdom in an upcoming world junior hockey tournament. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Liam Steele representing United Kingdom on world stage

Steele has just been named to the UK roster for the Div II Group A World Junior Championship

Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Liam Steele will represent the United Kingdom in an upcoming world junior hockey tournament. (Darren Francis photo)
From right, Hayley Lennard (aka Rapainzel) and Sierra Therrien (Frank’ N Hurter) of Chilliwack’s NWO Roller Girls try to block a jammer during a game against Nanaimo’s Harbour City Rollers during the local flat-track roller derby league’s annual Daze of Derby event on Nov. 9, 2019 at the Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Full day of roller derby returns to Chilliwack with Daze of Derby

Teams from Canada, U.S. will be in town for NWO Roller Derby’s day-long tournament

From right, Hayley Lennard (aka Rapainzel) and Sierra Therrien (Frank’ N Hurter) of Chilliwack’s NWO Roller Girls try to block a jammer during a game against Nanaimo’s Harbour City Rollers during the local flat-track roller derby league’s annual Daze of Derby event on Nov. 9, 2019 at the Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.

Mamba Fight Night making Surrey debut on Nov. 4

Abbotsford promoter hosting 11th event at Aria Convention Centre

Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.
Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis: FIFA World Cup bound

Young journalist heading to Qatar to help FIFA with World Cup coverage

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Chiefs

New goalie performing well for Chilliwack Chiefs

Lucas Szyszka has stabilized the netminding position in his first few BCHL appearances

Chilliwack Chiefs
AJ Lacroix, who recently committed to Michigan State, is on the National Hockey League radar as a player to watch, according to the Central Scouting Bureau. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)

Chilliwack Chief AJ Lacroix on NHL scouting watch list

The second-year BCHLer is projected to be a later round pick by the Central Scouting Bureau

AJ Lacroix, who recently committed to Michigan State, is on the National Hockey League radar as a player to watch, according to the Central Scouting Bureau. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)
G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver darts away from Mt. Boucherie defenders during a high school football battle on Friday, Oct. 21 at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies beat Mt. Boucherie in battle of the bears

The Grizzlies clobbered the Mt. Boucherie Bears in a AAA high school football battle

G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver darts away from Mt. Boucherie defenders during a high school football battle on Friday, Oct. 21 at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)
The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team punches ticket to Canada West playoffs

Cascades travel to Calgary to take on the MRU Cougars on Saturday in quarterfinal

The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
Central Elementary student Mikaela Chloe Ward Hill is a happy paddler, getting kayak lessons from the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence. (Colleen Christensen photo)

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence runs kayaking lessons for elementary school students

The paddling club got a Jumpstart Community Development Grant to fund the programming

Central Elementary student Mikaela Chloe Ward Hill is a happy paddler, getting kayak lessons from the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence. (Colleen Christensen photo)
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