Local Sports

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.

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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

BCHL notes: Coquitlam Express hire Dan Cioffi as new bench boss

With Jason Fortier off to Texas, Cioffi takes over a team that won last season’s points title.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum named captain of NCAA’s Denver Pioneers

Kohen Olischefski will wear the captain’s C for the men’s Div 1 hockey squad in 2020-21.

Valley Husker Brandon Poulin among decade’s best in CJFL

The spark-plug return man is one of three return specialists nominated for All-Decade Team honours.

Chilliwack’s Green Light Inline Hockey League launches food bank fundraiser

The local sports group hopes to raise $5,000 for the food bank and other Salvation Army programs.

Chilliwack Chief Ethan Bowen tops list of draft eligible BCHLers

Four skaters from the league are listed and Bowen is the highest graded by Central Scouting

Chilliwack’s Marin Lenz signs with Calgary Dinos

3A provincial basketball most valuable player commits to Calgary school for the fall

Chilliwack FC forced to pull the plug on spring soccer season

The local soccer club held out as long as possible, but there’s no way to run the popular program.

University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer squad adds another Sardis grad

Melissa Palmer continues the trend of Sardis secondary Falcons joining the Cascades.

Chilliwack Chief grad Zach Giuttari making jump to pro hockey

The defenceman has signed a contract with the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolfpack.

Chilliwack Chiefs add Kennedy O’Connor to blueline crew

The physical defenceman will be a piece of the defensive puzzle when the 2020-21 BCHL season begins.

Chilliwack volleyballer shines in first season with Keyano College Huskies

GW Graham grad Abigail Vandop earned Rookie of the Year honours with her team.