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Chilliwack’s Unity Christian girls among B.C.’s best in provincial basketball rankings

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies are also highly regarded as the high school season begins

 

G.W. Graham’s Tyson Orregaard takes down a Terry Fox Raven runner during the AAA senior varsity high school football final at B.C. Place Stadium Dec. 4, 2021. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies the top B.C. team in national football rankings

The senior varsity Grizzlies are a top-five team in the entire country according to the latest list

 

G.W. Graham’s Lucas Feaver was slinging it all over the field in a AAA provincial championship win over the Terry Fox Ravens, earning game MVP honours. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

G.W. Graham players enjoy being part of historic provincial football championship win

Lucas Feaver, Vincent Branauer and their Grizzlies are the first senior AAA champs in school history

 

Luke Acheson (middle facing camera) celebrates following a AAA football championship win Saturday (Dec. 4) at B.C. Place Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

G.W. Graham football coach savours historic provincial championship

Luke Acheson has been part of four title triumphs since the GWG football program started in 2012

Luke Acheson (middle facing camera) celebrates following a AAA football championship win Saturday (Dec. 4) at B.C. Place Stadium. (Joanne Hewitt photo)
G.W. Graham’s Nick Beck skies over a Terry Fox Ravens defender, reeling in a pass during the AAA BC High School Football AAA title game. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

G.W. Graham Grizzlies knock off Terry Fox for AAA football title

The Grizzlies capped off their first season at AAA with the biggest of wins at BC Place Stadium

G.W. Graham’s Nick Beck skies over a Terry Fox Ravens defender, reeling in a pass during the AAA BC High School Football AAA title game. (Joanne Hewitt photo)
Quinn Laynes (right), Torin Savage (left) and other Imagine High students watch Chilliwack Grapplers coaches Bill Brooks and Koren Appleton (middle) demonstrate wrestling technique during a class in the school gymnasium. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Grapplers showcase wrestling at Imagine High

Three Grappler coaches spent 12 hours at the school teaching students about the sport

Quinn Laynes (right), Torin Savage (left) and other Imagine High students watch Chilliwack Grapplers coaches Bill Brooks and Koren Appleton (middle) demonstrate wrestling technique during a class in the school gymnasium. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies to face Terry Fox Ravens in high school football title game

The Eastern Conference rivals will kick off Saturday (Dec. 4) under the dome at BC Place Stadium

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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham among AAA favourites as high school hoops season begins

The Unity Christian Flames are the No. 7 ranked team among single-A schools

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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies off to the Dome after beating Mt. Douglas

The high school football team spent hours on a bus travelling too and from the playoff game

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G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver (middle) and his Grizzly teammates endured a long bus ride to Langley Monday morning, Nov. 22, to face the Mt. Douglas Rams in a AAA high school football playoff game. (JT Hew photo)

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies make long bus trip to avoid coin-flip football decision

If the Grizz didn’t play today, a game against the Mt. Douglas Rams was going to be decided by a coin

G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver (middle) and his Grizzly teammates endured a long bus ride to Langley Monday morning, Nov. 22, to face the Mt. Douglas Rams in a AAA high school football playoff game. (JT Hew photo)
Senior players on the Sardis Falcons soccer squad, left to right, include Alexis Victor, Jack Norman, Connor Harnett, Tobias Regehr, Ben Harris, Yuuon Kiyama, Malakai Moore, Alex McNeil and Dylan Marchuk. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Last dance for Sardis Falcon seniors as soccer squad plays in provincials

The Chilliwack school returns to the year-end tournament after placing 12th out of 16 teams in 2019

Senior players on the Sardis Falcons soccer squad, left to right, include Alexis Victor, Jack Norman, Connor Harnett, Tobias Regehr, Ben Harris, Yuuon Kiyama, Malakai Moore, Alex McNeil and Dylan Marchuk. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
G.W. Graham’s Samuel Mannes (No. 32 in white) cuts through the Sardis Falcons defence during a AAA high school football playoff game on Nov. 12, 2021. (JT Hew photo)

Grizzlies and Falcons playoff game highlights growth of football in Chilliwack

Ten years ago, a game between two local high school programs was just a dream, and now it’s reality

G.W. Graham’s Samuel Mannes (No. 32 in white) cuts through the Sardis Falcons defence during a AAA high school football playoff game on Nov. 12, 2021. (JT Hew photo)
Big Colton Mocon (middle) has been an overpowering force on the G.W. Graham offensive line and earned Eastern Conference all-star recognition. (Greg Wood photo)

All-star honours for G.W. Graham and Sardis football standouts

Thirteen players from Chilliwack’s two high school programs are among the best in B.C.

Big Colton Mocon (middle) has been an overpowering force on the G.W. Graham offensive line and earned Eastern Conference all-star recognition. (Greg Wood photo)
Sawyer Tether (No. 4 in black) carries the ball for the Sardis Falcons in a AAA high school football game against the Handsworth Royals on Nov. 5, 2021. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies and Sardis Falcons will finally meet on football field

A playoff game Friday (Nov. 12) at Exhibition Field promises to spark a crosstown rivalry

Sawyer Tether (No. 4 in black) carries the ball for the Sardis Falcons in a AAA high school football game against the Handsworth Royals on Nov. 5, 2021. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)
Sardis athletic director Brad Geary taking a look at the new Athletics Hall of Fame wall. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Sardis secondary honouring athletics with new hall of fame

The high school has set aside space to honour its past, present and future sports stars

Sardis athletic director Brad Geary taking a look at the new Athletics Hall of Fame wall. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)
The G.W. Graham defence was relentless in a 47-0 shutout win over the Abbotsford Panthers on Senior Night, Oct. 29, 2021 at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. (Greg Wood photo)

Chilliwack’s GW Graham Grizzlies bounce back with shutout win over Abbotsford Panthers

The AAA East football powerhouse hammered their rivals on Senior Night at Exhibition Stadium

The G.W. Graham defence was relentless in a 47-0 shutout win over the Abbotsford Panthers on Senior Night, Oct. 29, 2021 at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium. (Greg Wood photo)
Sardis Falcon Sawyer Tether (in white and green) snags a touchdown pass from quarterback Aidan Saunders during an 18-7 road win over the Earl Marriott Mariners Saturday, Oct. 23. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Falcons come from behind to beat Earl Marriott in high school football battle

At 3-0 with one game remaining, the Falcons are in good position to finish first in the AAA Pacific

Sardis Falcon Sawyer Tether (in white and green) snags a touchdown pass from quarterback Aidan Saunders during an 18-7 road win over the Earl Marriott Mariners Saturday, Oct. 23. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)
The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

B.C. high school football searching for new venue

McLeod Athletic Park is not available, SFU reps scheduling a meeting after BC Place unable to host

The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Tyson George-Kelly sidesteps a Mouat defender during B.C. high school football action in Abbotsford on Friday (Oct. 8) night. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham blanks W.J. Mouat in Abbotsford

Grizzlies varsity football team improves to 3-0 with win, next host Mission on Oct. 15

Tyson George-Kelly sidesteps a Mouat defender during B.C. high school football action in Abbotsford on Friday (Oct. 8) night. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Schedules out for Sardis and G.W. Graham high school football teams

After missing 2020 entirely, both Chilliwack-based squads will be competing at the AAA level in 2021

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