Football

Sardis Falcons alumni Rick Klassen led the B.C. Lions to a Grey Cup championship in 1985.

Sardis secondary looking to name sports field after Rick Klassen

The school will be making a presentation to the Chilliwack School Board

 

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches 2 touchdowns in Steelers’ playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

 

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)
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G.W. Graham football star wins Kevin Chin Memorial scholarship

The B.C. High School Football Association recognized Vince Ibardolaza

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B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Logan Buchwitz of the GW Graham Grizzlies tackles a Windsor Dukes player during the 2018 AA junior varsity provincial championship game at BC Place in Vancouver. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Logan Buchwitz gets second selection to CanadaFootballChat.com Prospects Game

The G.W. Graham football star participated in last year’s inaugural event in Ottawa

Logan Buchwitz of the GW Graham Grizzlies tackles a Windsor Dukes player during the 2018 AA junior varsity provincial championship game at BC Place in Vancouver. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Sardis football star Davies Mitchell has committed to play for the U-Sports Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Sardis Falcon Davies Mitchell commits to Wilfrid Laurier football program

Mitchell will head east the join the Golden Hawks in the Ontario University Association

Sardis football star Davies Mitchell has committed to play for the U-Sports Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz is joining the storied Simon Fraser University football program. (SFU Twitter photo)

Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz signs on with Simon Fraser football

The G.W. Graham star is joining SFU in the NCAA Div 2 Great Northwest Athletic Conference

Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz is joining the storied Simon Fraser University football program. (SFU Twitter photo)
Chilliwack Giants

Chilliwack Giants pull plug on fall season as local COVID cases rise

The minor football association hasn’t had any cases, but the executive wants to be proactive

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Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

B.C.’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abbotsford grad establishes new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)
Chilliwack’s Tom Caverly takes lead role on revamped Valley Huskers board

Chilliwack’s Tom Caverly takes lead role on revamped Valley Huskers board

Caverly’s board will include several people from the Chilliwack Minor Football Association

Chilliwack’s Tom Caverly takes lead role on revamped Valley Huskers board
Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz hopeful football can be played during pandemic

Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz hopeful football can be played during pandemic

The GW Graham star who missed most of 2019 with an injury fears having another season wiped out

Chilliwack’s Logan Buchwitz hopeful football can be played during pandemic
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Chilliwack Minor Football Association pulling out of league play for the fall

Chilliwack Minor Football Association pulling out of league play for the fall

With too much COVID-19 uncertainty, the Giants are focusing on creating their own fall program

Chilliwack Minor Football Association pulling out of league play for the fall
Adam Smith leaves Chilliwack after a highly success run with two local high school football programs.

Adam Smith resigns as Sardis Falcons football head coach

Sukh Parmar takes over as Smith heads back to Manitoba to take care of his ailing mother

Adam Smith leaves Chilliwack after a highly success run with two local high school football programs.
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