Local Sports

The Cloverdale Curling Club, which hosted wheelchair curling provincial championships in 2020, was among a number of Surrey, White Rock and Delta sports organizations to receive money from the province’s Local Sports Relief Fund. (Malin Jordan photo)

Surrey, White Rock sports organizations receive COVID-19 relief fund grants

Province provides funding for more than 200 groups across B.C.

South Surrey’s Michael Rasmussen in action with Detroit Red Wings. (Photo: nhl.com)

Surrey’s Rasmussen signs 3-year deal with Detroit Red Wings

Contract extension worth $1.46 million annually, on average, according to PuckPedia website

Canada Cup chair Greg Timm (far left) and a handful of Canadian softball fans cheer on Canada in their game against the United States Wednesday, during a watch party at Softball City. (Contributed photo)

Groenewegen strikes out four, gets Canada’s lone hit in 1-0 loss at Tokyo Olympics

Canadian softball squad drops to 1-1 after 1-0 loss to United States

Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – was among the BCHL’s scholarship winners. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – was among the BCHL’s scholarship winners. (Garrett James photo)
Canada’s Sara Groenewegen pitches during the softball game between Mexico and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

South Surrey pitcher leads Canada to win on first day of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

Former White Rock Renegade Sara Groenewegen doesn’t allow a hit in 4-0 win over Mexico

Canada’s Sara Groenewegen pitches during the softball game between Mexico and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)

Former North Delta Huskies star Suraj Gahir signs with UFV Cascades

The 6’ 5” guard is returning to B.C. after redshirting with California Baptist University last season

Former NDSS Huskies star Suraj Gahir will join the UVF Cascades for the 2021-22 season after redshirting with California Baptist University’s NCAA Division I program last season. (Submitted photo)
Skateboarder Andy Anderson will compete for Canada at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Surrey, White Rock Olympians ready for world stage

Tokyo-hosted Summer Olympics to begin this week

Skateboarder Andy Anderson will compete for Canada at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
The Surrey Eagles have re-acquired forward Cole Galata, who the team traded to the Summerside Western Capitals in January. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Eagles re-acquire forward from Summerside Capitals

Cole Galata played seven preseason games with Eagles last fall

The Surrey Eagles have re-acquired forward Cole Galata, who the team traded to the Summerside Western Capitals in January. (Contributed photo)
Ocean Athletics runner Caiden Lee (second from left) set a new U18 record in the mile at the Thunderbirds Track and Field Club Performance Trials earlier this month. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Photography)

Ocean Athletics runner clocks record-breaking mile at Swangard meet

Semiahmoo Secondary’s Caiden Lee, 16, bests U18 mark set in 1985

Ocean Athletics runner Caiden Lee (second from left) set a new U18 record in the mile at the Thunderbirds Track and Field Club Performance Trials earlier this month. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Photography)
Surrey-area NHL draft prospects Carson Latimer (left) and Caedan Bankier. (Latimer photo: Oil Kings/Andy Devlin; Bankier photo: Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas)

Surrey NHL hockey prospects excited for draft after one short, challenging season

Caedan Bankier and Carson Latimer make final Prospect Rankings ahead of entry draft July 23-24

Surrey-area NHL draft prospects Carson Latimer (left) and Caedan Bankier. (Latimer photo: Oil Kings/Andy Devlin; Bankier photo: Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas)
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
Members of the Semiahmoo Sunrunners compete in a three-legged race during a 2008 Sports Sunday event at the South Surrey Track. Next week, the club will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a day of similar games, as well as a barbecue and a walk/run. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Sunrunners set to celebrate club’s 40th anniversary

White Rock/South Surrey running group to host birthday bash at Campbell Valley Park

Members of the Semiahmoo Sunrunners compete in a three-legged race during a 2008 Sports Sunday event at the South Surrey Track. Next week, the club will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a day of similar games, as well as a barbecue and a walk/run. (File photo)
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)
Surrey's Central City Breakers (in blue) in action during the 2019 Toyota National Championships final game, played in St. Johns. CCB won the game and the Challenge Trophy. (File photo: Trevor Wragg).

Canada Soccer cancels 2021 club nationals, including two Surrey-hosted tournaments

Newton Athletic Park was set to stage games involving club teams of men and women

Surrey's Central City Breakers (in blue) in action during the 2019 Toyota National Championships final game, played in St. Johns. CCB won the game and the Challenge Trophy. (File photo: Trevor Wragg).
Members of the White Rock Tritons enjoy a team dinner on the road – the first for the group since 2019 – during a Vancouver Island road trip last weekend. (White Rock Tritons photo)
Members of the White Rock Tritons enjoy a team dinner on the road – the first for the group since 2019 – during a Vancouver Island road trip last weekend. (White Rock Tritons photo)
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Second Cup for Surrey scout with NHL’s Lightning, but first time lifting the trophy

‘It’s special,’ says Grant Armstrong, who was in Tampa Bay to celebrate with the repeat champs

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Wreslter Amar Dhesi is among Surrey-connected athletes set to compete at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. (Photo: olympic.ca)

Meet Surrey’s Olympians: At Tokyo Games, 9 athletes with roots in the city to compete

Some of them have competed at the Olympics before, others are first-timers

Wreslter Amar Dhesi is among Surrey-connected athletes set to compete at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. (Photo: olympic.ca)
From left to right, Canada’s Janet Leung, Joey Lye, Erika Polidori and Kelsey Jenkins celebrate after Victoria Hayward, not seen, connected for an inside the park grand slam during opening-round action against Guatemala at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament at Softball City on August 27, 2019. Canada finished the tournament 7-1 to capture one of two Olympic berths. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)

White Rock, Surrey softball players land in Tokyo with Canadian Olympic team

Women’s national team arrives in Japan in advance of Summer Olympics

From left to right, Canada’s Janet Leung, Joey Lye, Erika Polidori and Kelsey Jenkins celebrate after Victoria Hayward, not seen, connected for an inside the park grand slam during opening-round action against Guatemala at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament at Softball City on August 27, 2019. Canada finished the tournament 7-1 to capture one of two Olympic berths. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)
The White Rock-South Surrey Titans held a successful flag football season in the spring, that culminated in a few weeks of games. The full-contact football season begins this fall, and registration is open. (Contributed photo)

White Rock-South Surrey Titans to host 50/50 draw in advance of new football season

Online fundraiser a first for Semiahmoo Peninsula-based organization, vice-president says

The White Rock-South Surrey Titans held a successful flag football season in the spring, that culminated in a few weeks of games. The full-contact football season begins this fall, and registration is open. (Contributed photo)
Team Canada field hockey players train at Surrey’s Tamanawis Park on June 17. Sixteen team members will compete at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo starting July 24, including Surrey’s Sukhi Panesar. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

VIDEO: For Olympic Games, Surrey field hockey players are thrilled to train at Tamanawis ‘home’ park

Canada’s 16-player roster includes Surrey’s Sukhi Panesar, headed to Tokyo in mid-July

Team Canada field hockey players train at Surrey’s Tamanawis Park on June 17. Sixteen team members will compete at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo starting July 24, including Surrey’s Sukhi Panesar. (Photo: Tom Zillich)