Sports

Cheers for cheerleaders

Chilliwack-based Fusion Cheerleading hosted the first competition of the spring season last…

  • Jan 20, 2011

UFV men earn split

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s basketball team defeated the…

  • Jan 20, 2011

Pirate power on Burrard Inlet

The Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club was well represented at the Lotus…

  • Jan 20, 2011

Cascades come back to beat Pandas

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball team earned a…

  • Jan 20, 2011

Chiefs score six to beat Bruins

The Chilliwack Bruins put up little fight Tuesday night, dropping a 6-1…

Const. Matt Wright of Chilliwack looks over as Canada's Karolina Wisniewska celebrates her bronze medal win in the women's Super Combined standing event at Whistler Creekside during the 2010 Paralympic Games on Saturday.

Paralympic moment

Const. Matt Wright of Chilliwack looks over as Canada's Karolina Wisniewska celebrates…

  • Mar 23, 2010
Const. Matt Wright of Chilliwack looks over as Canada's Karolina Wisniewska celebrates her bronze medal win in the women's Super Combined standing event at Whistler Creekside during the 2010 Paralympic Games on Saturday.
Chilliwack hockey fans cheer on Team Canada during the gold medal match against the US on Sunday. Fans watched the big game on the giant LED screen in the Landing Leisure Centre.

Chilliwack cheers hockey win

There were some anxious moments, but ultimately many cheers as Chilliwack hockey…

  • Mar 1, 2010
Chilliwack hockey fans cheer on Team Canada during the gold medal match against the US on Sunday. Fans watched the big game on the giant LED screen in the Landing Leisure Centre.
Black Press reporter Jessica Murdy's children try building Inukshuk's at the Northern House at West Hastings and Seymour Street.

Your not-quite-free advice for the Olympic experience

I'm halfway through the Olympics today, and I'm already nursing a Winter…

Black Press reporter Jessica Murdy's children try building Inukshuk's at the Northern House at West Hastings and Seymour Street.
Rodzor Jean-Baptiste

Chilliwack RCMP member reaches Olympic heights

An Olympic-sized dream has come true for Rodzor Jean-Baptiste, a Haitian-born RCMP…

Rodzor Jean-Baptiste
Olympic fans take pictures of the cauldron Tuesday morning

Free the flame, Olympic fans say

VANCOUVER – The location of the Olympic cauldron on the Vancouver waterfront…

Olympic fans take pictures of the cauldron Tuesday morning
Eight flagbearers

Proud mom pleased with Olympic honour

Betty Fox was beaming Friday evening – and rightfully so.The Chilliwack resident…

Eight flagbearers
Scott Taylor (left) and Jeff Sampson (right) are going to be busy guys the next couple weeks as they bring their ice-making and Zamboni-driving skills to the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Olympic opportunity for Chilliwack ice-guy

Scott Taylor is an Olympic fan.Every four years, the long-time Twin Rinks…

Scott Taylor (left) and Jeff Sampson (right) are going to be busy guys the next couple weeks as they bring their ice-making and Zamboni-driving skills to the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Driving on the world stage

Jeff Sampson is a lucky guy.While thousands of hockey fans scramble at…

Chilliwack's Kelly VanderBeek

VanderBeek carries Olympic torch in New West

By Christopher PoonNewsLeaderOlympic Alpine Skier Kelly VanderBeek was one of 50 torchbearers…

  • Feb 10, 2010
Chilliwack's Kelly VanderBeek
Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding horse

Slideshow: Olympic torch relay

Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding…

  • Feb 9, 2010
Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding horse
Torch bearer Myles Mitchell (in white toque) lights the Olympic cauldron during the torch relay celebration party in Chilliwack on Sunday.

Chilliwack catches the spirit

The excitement of ushering the Olympic flame into Chilliwack was palpable at…

Torch bearer Myles Mitchell (in white toque) lights the Olympic cauldron during the torch relay celebration party in Chilliwack on Sunday.
Route map for Sunday's torch run in Chilliwack.

Chilliwack ready to show its spirit!

It’s almost time to show your Olympic spirit, Chilliwack!
And your infinite patience.

Route map for Sunday's torch run in Chilliwack.
Myles Mitchell.

Myles Mitchell Olympic torch bearer for Chilliwack

When the Olympic flame arrives in Chilliwack on Feb. 7, it will…

  • Jan 26, 2010
Myles Mitchell.
Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday. Kostrzewa will be one of the torch bearers on Feb. 7 as the Olympic flame makes its way into Chilliwack. Seen here with her is fellow torch carrier Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel sitting on horse Indy

Ready for the relay

Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay…

  • Jan 26, 2010
Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday. Kostrzewa will be one of the torch bearers on Feb. 7 as the Olympic flame makes its way into Chilliwack. Seen here with her is fellow torch carrier Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel sitting on horse Indy
SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.

Olympic transportation survival guide: what you need to know

Games gridlock is the big fear for many locals as the 2010…

SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.
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