BC Football Conference

Valley Husker linebacker Jaiden Claassen drags down a Langley Rams player during an early-season BC Football Conference matchup at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. Claassen and the Husker defence have been getting stingier and stingier with each passing week, morphing into one of the top defensive units in the league. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

How close are Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers to having an elite D?

The numbers say the BC Football Conference club has been getting better and better each week

 

Valley Huskers QB Josh Janssen scrambles away from VI Raider defenders during an Oct. 2 BC Football Conference game at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. A 21-19 loss in the game has turned into a 1-0 forfeit win for the Huskers thanks to the Raiders dressing an ineligible player. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Valley Huskers get forfeit win as VI Raiders dress ineligible player

A 21-19 loss on Oct. 2 now goes into the books as a 1-0 win, evening Chilliwack’s record at 3-3

 

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Valley Huskers can’t break through against stingy Langley Rams defence

The Rams have held five BC Football Conference foes to a combined 12 points this season

 

Valley Husker Jordan Chizda (#4 in black) scampers past Vancouver Island foes, returning an interception 60 yards for a touchdown during last Saturday’s 21-19 home field loss to the Raiders. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Late rally comes up short as Valley Huskers fall to Vancouver Island Raiders

The Huskers lost 21-19 in their final home game of the 2021 BC Football Conference campaign

Valley Husker Jordan Chizda (#4 in black) scampers past Vancouver Island foes, returning an interception 60 yards for a touchdown during last Saturday’s 21-19 home field loss to the Raiders. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)
Valley Husker kick returner David Coronado fights off an attempted tackle by Langley's Tyler Eckert during a Saturday night BC Football Conference game in Abbotsford. (Crazy Bee's Photography)

Valley Huskers shut out by Langley Rams in BC Football Conference action

The dominant Rams defence did to the Huskers what it’s done to every opponent this season

Valley Husker kick returner David Coronado fights off an attempted tackle by Langley's Tyler Eckert during a Saturday night BC Football Conference game in Abbotsford. (Crazy Bee's Photography)
Brandon O’Connor (left) and the Valley Huskers have cracked the Canadian Junior Football League’s national Top 10 ranking, checking in at No. 9. (Crazy Bees Photography)

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers crack Canadian Junior Football League national top 10

The Huskers are one of three BC Football Conference teams on the list, checking in at No. 9

Brandon O’Connor (left) and the Valley Huskers have cracked the Canadian Junior Football League’s national Top 10 ranking, checking in at No. 9. (Crazy Bees Photography)
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Valley Husker kicker Ethan Homan wins CJFL Player of the Week award

Homan was the CJFL pick for BC Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Week

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Valley Huskers running back Ebiye Okoko-Chomseng carries the ball during a Saturday night (Sept. 11) BC Football Conference game against the Kamloops Broncos at Exhibition Stadium. The Huskers evened their early-season record at 1-1 with a 36-15 triumph. (Kim Douglas Crazy Bee’s photography)

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers beat Broncos for first win of BC Football Conference season

The Huskers claimed a 36-15 decision over Kamloops at Exhibition Stadium

Valley Huskers running back Ebiye Okoko-Chomseng carries the ball during a Saturday night (Sept. 11) BC Football Conference game against the Kamloops Broncos at Exhibition Stadium. The Huskers evened their early-season record at 1-1 with a 36-15 triumph. (Kim Douglas Crazy Bee’s photography)
New Valley Huskers QB Josh Janssen is showing signs of growth early in his BC Football Conference career. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Josh Janssen finding his way as Valley Huskers QB

The jump from high school to junior football is a big one, but Janssen has tons of talent

New Valley Huskers QB Josh Janssen is showing signs of growth early in his BC Football Conference career. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
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BC Football Conference adopts policy requiring players, staff to be COVID vaccinated

Valley Huskers head coach Bob Reist said ‘it is what it is’ and the team is moving forward

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Valley Huskers head coach Bob Reist said Brandon O’Connor is a player the offence will rely on to “do things the way we need them done all the time, which is full speed.” (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers count on Brandon O’Connor to lead inexperienced offence

The former Manitoba Bison has the size, speed and smarts to dominate the BC Football Conference

Valley Huskers head coach Bob Reist said Brandon O’Connor is a player the offence will rely on to “do things the way we need them done all the time, which is full speed.” (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Valley Huskers drop season opener to Okanagan Sun

In their first BC Football Conference action since 2019, the junior team fell 39-8 at home

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Former Canadian Football League star Cory Philpot is the new head coach of the BC Football Conference Langley Rams.

Langley Rams hire ex-BC Lions star Cory Philpot as new head coach

A Grey Cup champion with the Leos in 1994, Philpot takes over for Howie Zaron

Former Canadian Football League star Cory Philpot is the new head coach of the BC Football Conference Langley Rams.
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

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)
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

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)
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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

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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