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Chilliwack golfers fill up leaderboard at Vancouver Golf Tour event

The Shootout at Cheam Mountain was held Saturday at Chilliwack’s Cheam Mountain Golf Course

Sydney Fraess comes home to play basketball with UFV Cascades

The sharp-shooting guard has spent the last two seasons starring with the Douglas College Royals

BCHL commish Chris Hebb says league will survive the COVID-19 pandemic

While the junior A circuit has asked for financial help, Hebb says it’s a proactive request.

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Fraser Valley Bandits add John Fields to front-court mix

The big man enjoyed several seasons of NCAA Div 1 basketball and has played pro hoops in Asia.

WJ Mouat’s Dion Pellerin drafted by Toronto Argos

Abbotsford football talent chosen in 2020 CFL Draft in round five, 42nd overall

UFV Cascades hire new men’s basketball boss

Enevoldson joins UFV after a highly successful tenure at the college level with the Douglas Royals.

Fraser Valley Bandits add well-traveled Cameron Forte to front court

The six-foot-seven forward has played basketball all over the world.

Former BCHL executive Trevor Alto installed as new PJHL commissioner

Alto takes over from Ray Stonehouse as the top man in the Pacific Junior B Hockey League.

Chilliwack’s Connor Dykstra a defensive star in United States junior college baseball

The first-year catcher with the Galveston Whitecaps won a Gold Glove award for his catching prowess.

Winnipeg Ice select Chilliwack’s Zach Benson in first round of WHL draft

The teenager enjoyed an epic season with his Yale Hockey Academy bantam prep team.

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Mamadou Gueye away from Edmonton Stingers

The former University of Alberta star heads west to join the Canadian Elite B-Ball League Bandits.

BCHL requests financial aid from government as COVID-19 wreaks financial havoc

The commissioner of the junior A league has suggested some teams may go into hiatus without help.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum to co-captain Holy Cross Crusaders in 2020-21

Reigning team MVP Matt Slick is one of two co-captains named by the NCAA Div 1 squad.

Field Hockey Canada recognizes Chilliwack’s Michelle Savich for volunteer spirit

Savich goes well above and beyond growing the sport she loves in the eastern Fraser Valley.

Post-secondary swimming for Chilliwack Spartan stars

The local swim club is sending several top athletes to schools in Canada and the United States.

Chilliwack’s Evan Foster voted to Canadian Junior Football League’s All-Decade team

The Chilliwack Giants and Manitoba Bisons alum was a dominant force for the BCFC’s Langley Rams.

Chilliwack Chiefs help BCHL set college commitment record

The Chiefs accounted for 18 of the league’s 166 players signing on with NCAA Div 1 programs.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Austin Plevy stars in Southern Professional Hockey League

The forward lit up the scoreboard for the Evansville Thunderbolts in his first pro season.

Chilliwack Chiefs great joins Tampa Bay Lightning organization

Jeff Tambellini is leaving the BCHL’s Trail Smoke Eaters for a scouting gig in the NHL.

Start of the season delayed for Fraser Valley Bandits

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has pushed its openers from May into June because of COVID-19