High School Sports

Tweedsmuir running back Noah Anderson, the football clearly out of his hands (seen by his left knee), crosses the one-yard line as he runs for a touchdown in a game in November 2019. The governance of high school football and mostly all other high school sports is changing after a pivotal vote May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Massive change coming to B.C. high school sports

New governance model passed at B.C. School Sports AGM; high school sport commissions to be ‘phased out’

 

Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Governance vote for B.C. high school sports ‘has lost all credibility’: rugby commissioner

Game changing governance proposal to be voted on May 1

 

A crucial vote on May 1 will have major implications for the governance of football and other high school sports in B.C. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)

Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports

Most commissions against new model; BCSS and its board in favour

 

A small memorial to Rich Goulet at Pitt Meadows secondary. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Petitioners want Pitt Meadows gym named for late coach Goulet

Online petition gathering thousands of names quickly

A small memorial to Rich Goulet at Pitt Meadows secondary. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Bob Fitzsimmons (left) encourages Graeme Fugger during the 2012 Sardis Strongman event at Sardis secondary school.

Sardis Strongman alumni event takes different form in pandemic

The popular student event takes place as usual in early May, but the alumni event will be altered

Bob Fitzsimmons (left) encourages Graeme Fugger during the 2012 Sardis Strongman event at Sardis secondary school.
Sydney Ma will join the Capilano Blues women’s basketball team after graduating from G.W. Graham. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Sydney Ma going blue with Capilano U women’s basketball team

The soon-to-be G.W. Graham grad will play b-ball in the PACWest conference next season

Sydney Ma will join the Capilano Blues women’s basketball team after graduating from G.W. Graham. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
GW Graham's Matthias Klim (No. 21 blue) and Clay Kurtz (No. 10) reach out for a ball against a Duchess Park player during last spring's AAA senior boys championship game at the Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)

G.W. Graham guard Clay Kurtz commits to UFV basketball Cascades

Kurtz is the third UFV player to commit to the UFV men’s team, following the Klim twins

GW Graham's Matthias Klim (No. 21 blue) and Clay Kurtz (No. 10) reach out for a ball against a Duchess Park player during last spring's AAA senior boys championship game at the Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)
GW Graham (SD33.bc.ca)

Chilliwack’s GW Graham secondary pauses athletic activities due to COVID

With a possible exposure within the school, the athletics department is taking the week to assess

GW Graham (SD33.bc.ca)
Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)

E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game

For fall launch, Vancouver’s GameSeta company partners with BC School Sports

Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)
The immediate future of high school basketball, field hockey, soccer and football is in flux thanks to COVID-19. The Chilliwack School District and other groups are working to find ways for student athletes to train and compete in 2020-21.

Chilliwack schools hoping to provide safe sports during pandemic

A five page document lays out a return-to-play plan that would follow strict guidelines

The immediate future of high school basketball, field hockey, soccer and football is in flux thanks to COVID-19. The Chilliwack School District and other groups are working to find ways for student athletes to train and compete in 2020-21.
Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall

B.C. School Sports working on detailed return-to-sport plan

Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Michelle Savich, back row in black jacket, with one of the many teams she coaches, this one the girls field hockey squad at Mt. Slesse middle school. (Submitted photo)

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.

Michelle Savich, back row in black jacket, with one of the many teams she coaches, this one the girls field hockey squad at Mt. Slesse middle school. (Submitted photo)
Senior girls soccer is a major casualty of a B.C. School Sports decision to suspend the spring season until further notice. (Progress file photo)

Chilliwack high school athletes impacted by spring sports shutdown

Shutting down spring sports is a tough pill to swallow for Grade 12 athletes in particular.

Senior girls soccer is a major casualty of a B.C. School Sports decision to suspend the spring season until further notice. (Progress file photo)
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley