BC Football Conference

Seen here taking down a Vancouver Island Raider during the 2013 BC Football Conference season, Chilliwack’s Matt McConnell (No. 20 in brown) tried to make the roster of the Canadian Football League’s BC Lions, but was cut on Monday, July 26, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack’s Matt McConnell a CFL free agent after being cut loose by BC Lions

The hard-hitting defensive back was trying to make the Leos roster despite not playing since 2017

 

BC Football Conference teams, including Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers (in black) and Victoria’s Westshore Rebels (in white) are sharing in Amateur Sport League Fund money. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs and Valley Huskers receive COVID relief from provincial government

The Amateur Sport League Fund is distributing $11 million to 72 sports organizations

 

Valley Huskers

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers start 2021 BCFC schedule with home game vs Okanagan Sun

Due to COVID, the junior football league will play an eight-game slate for the first time since 1992

 

Team president Craig Briere at the podium during the introductory press conference for the BCFC's seventh squad, the Prince George Kodiaks. (Facebook photo)

BC Football Conference conditionally approves new team in Prince George

The Kodiaks would begin play in 2022 and be the junior football league’s seventh franchise

Team president Craig Briere at the podium during the introductory press conference for the BCFC's seventh squad, the Prince George Kodiaks. (Facebook photo)
Sardis secondary grad Josh Janssen was part of the 2020 Valley Husker recruiting class in 2020, and football boss Bob Reist added more local talent in this year's crop of recruits. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers load up on local talent for 2021 BC Football Conference season

The junior football club is looking for a return to action after COVID cancelled the 2020 campaign

Sardis secondary grad Josh Janssen was part of the 2020 Valley Husker recruiting class in 2020, and football boss Bob Reist added more local talent in this year's crop of recruits. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Former Valley Husker Chad Moore hopes to play professional football in Texas next spring if the pandemic allows the West Texas Warbirds to hit the field. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Valley Husker alum Chad Moore signs with West Texas Warbirds

The offensive lineman will try his luck in the Champions Indoor Football League

Former Valley Husker Chad Moore hopes to play professional football in Texas next spring if the pandemic allows the West Texas Warbirds to hit the field. (Twitter photo)
Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers won’t play in 2020

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers won’t play in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of junior football seasons across the country

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers won’t play in 2020
GW Graham grad Bentley Thomas commits to Valley Huskers

GW Graham grad Bentley Thomas commits to Valley Huskers

The Huskers added Thomas and Colton Holt from GW Graham, plus two Sardis Falcon grads

GW Graham grad Bentley Thomas commits to Valley Huskers
A talent on both sides of the ball, Chilliwack’s Jaiden Claassen (making the tackle) has signed a letter of intent to play for the B.C. Football Conference Valley Huskers. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Valley Huskers land local talent on CJFL signing day

Three GW Graham grads and one Sardis Falcon alum will play for the junior football team this summer

A talent on both sides of the ball, Chilliwack’s Jaiden Claassen (making the tackle) has signed a letter of intent to play for the B.C. Football Conference Valley Huskers. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Chaotic offseason for Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers

Chaotic offseason for Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers

Board upheaval, COVID-19 and the cancellation of spring camp have Bob Reist’s head spinning

Chaotic offseason for Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers
Chilliwack’s Evan Foster wearing Toronto Argonaut colours during a Canadian Football League game in 2017. John E. Sokolowski photo

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’s Evan Foster wearing Toronto Argonaut colours during a Canadian Football League game in 2017. John E. Sokolowski photo
Brandon Poulin (left) was a dynamic return man for the Valley Huskers over the last two seasons, and his stats put him in the mix for Canadian Junior Football League All-Decade Team honours. ERIC J. WELSH PHOTO

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.

Brandon Poulin (left) was a dynamic return man for the Valley Huskers over the last two seasons, and his stats put him in the mix for Canadian Junior Football League All-Decade Team honours. ERIC J. WELSH PHOTO
The Valley Huskers’ Keegan Vicklund looks for an opening during the team’s 33-31 win over the Vancouver Island Raiders at Exhibition Field on Sunday. For video highlights from the game, find this story online at www.theprogress.com (Kim Douglas Photo)

Valley Huskers thrill hometown crowd with come-from-behind win

Three touchdowns in the final quarter and a key interception secure the victory

  • Aug 8, 2018
The Valley Huskers’ Keegan Vicklund looks for an opening during the team’s 33-31 win over the Vancouver Island Raiders at Exhibition Field on Sunday. For video highlights from the game, find this story online at www.theprogress.com (Kim Douglas Photo)