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Lauren Kim, of Surrey, B.C., is shown in this handout image provided by the 2022 Canada Games, who has a nine-stroke lead after two rounds of women's golf at the Canada Games. She shot a course record 67 in the opening round. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Surrey teen Lauren Kim dominating the women’s golf at Canada Games

17-year-old shot a Canada Games-record round of 67 to open and now holds a 5-stroke lead

White Rock Renegades ‘06 batter Emma Smith takes a cut during a Canada Cup game in South Surrey earlier this summer. The team is currently in Montreal at Canadian U17 championships. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Pair of White Rock Renegades teams hit field at U17 nationals

2005- and 2006-born fastpitch squads vying for Canadian title in Montreal

Softball City will be the host venue for the 2024 Men’s World Fastball Tournament. (Softball City Facebook photo)

Surrey to host 2024 Men’s World Fastpitch championships

Event scheduled for Aug. 10-17 at Softball City

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Surrey’s Gardiner on Team Canada against U.S., months after winning national title with Ohio State

The 2001-born foward graduated from Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary in Cloverdale

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Surrey’s Ethan Zhong won the boys 11-12 year old division at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Harry White Little Masters event in Delta. (Contributed photo)

Young Surrey golfers earn wins on Maple Leaf Junior Tour

Harry White Little Masters tournament held at Delta’s Kings Links By the Sea

Surrey’s Ethan Zhong won the boys 11-12 year old division at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Harry White Little Masters event in Delta. (Contributed photo)
Six members of South Surrey’s Golden Glory Martial Arts – Myah Atwal, Sophie Billan, Johnny Filtness, Jake Fuller, Nickolas Korrani and Nick Perlman – won gold at nationals earlier this summer. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey Wushu competitors win gold at nationals

Young athletes train at Golden Glory Martial Arts under tutelage of Mostafa Sabeti

Six members of South Surrey’s Golden Glory Martial Arts – Myah Atwal, Sophie Billan, Johnny Filtness, Jake Fuller, Nickolas Korrani and Nick Perlman – won gold at nationals earlier this summer. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Storm won the U19 women’s fast pitch national championship July 31 in Fredericton, N.B. (Submitted photo: Ryan Woodward)

Storm surge: Surrey U19 team wins fastpitch nationals as ‘last hurrah’ for some players

‘They just believed in themselves as a group and weren’t going to take losing as an option,’ coach says

Surrey Storm won the U19 women’s fast pitch national championship July 31 in Fredericton, N.B. (Submitted photo: Ryan Woodward)
Canada’s wrestler Ana Godinez,right, wrestles with Nigeria’s Esther Kolawole during the women’s freestyle 62-kg match at the Commonwealth Games, in Birmingham, England on Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Earl Marriott alum wins wrestling silver at Commonwealth Games

Ana Godinez Gonzalez places second in women’s 62-kg division

Canada’s wrestler Ana Godinez,right, wrestles with Nigeria’s Esther Kolawole during the women’s freestyle 62-kg match at the Commonwealth Games, in Birmingham, England on Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
B.C. Men’s Fastpitch Championships will be held later this month at Softball City. (Contributed photo)

Softball City set to host men’s fastpitch provincials

Surrey-hosted tournament will feature 18 teams from across B.C.

B.C. Men’s Fastpitch Championships will be held later this month at Softball City. (Contributed photo)
Canada’s U20 rugby coach Adam Roberts (centre) poses for a photo with Talon and Takoda McMullin. The South Surrey trio will represent Canada on the rugby pitch this month in Ontario. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey rugby trio to represent Canada at U20 event

Rugby Canada-hosted Canada Conference 2022 to be held at University of Guelph

Canada’s U20 rugby coach Adam Roberts (centre) poses for a photo with Talon and Takoda McMullin. The South Surrey trio will represent Canada on the rugby pitch this month in Ontario. (Contributed photo)
Longtime South Surrey resident Scott Ackles has been named the new executive director for Semiahmoo Ravens Hockey. (File photos)

Scott Ackles named new executive director of Semiahmoo Ravens Hockey

Longtime sports executive replaces former director Dave Newson

Longtime South Surrey resident Scott Ackles has been named the new executive director for Semiahmoo Ravens Hockey. (File photos)
The BCHL has renamed its broadcaster of the year award after South Surrey resident Jim Hughson . (Hockey Night in Canada photo)

BCHL rename broadcaster award after South Surrey’s Jim Hughson

Longtime Canucks, Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play voice ‘humbled’ by honour

The BCHL has renamed its broadcaster of the year award after South Surrey resident Jim Hughson . (Hockey Night in Canada photo)
Parm Dhaliwal skating with the West Kelowna Warriors. (BCHL/Twitter photo)
Parm Dhaliwal skating with the West Kelowna Warriors. (BCHL/Twitter photo)
Torch relay participants ahead of the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara. (Photo: facebook.com/2022CanadaGames)

60 Surrey-area athletes, coaches at 2022 Canada Summer Games, with more from White Rock, Delta

Starting Thursday (Aug. 6), the Games will welcome more than 5,000 young athletes and staff

Torch relay participants ahead of the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara. (Photo: facebook.com/2022CanadaGames)
Athletes from the Fraser River Zone 4 team – which included members from Surrey and White Rock – carry their team banner during opening ceremonies for the BC Summer Games in Prince George. (BC Games photo)

Surrey, White Rock athletes land on BC Games podium

Hundreds of athletes competed at Prince George hosted event July 21-24

Athletes from the Fraser River Zone 4 team – which included members from Surrey and White Rock – carry their team banner during opening ceremonies for the BC Summer Games in Prince George. (BC Games photo)
Valley West Stampede (including president Sheila Hicks - right) and Langley Riders Society held a press conference on Wednesday Aug. 3 to announce the first pro rodeo is coming to Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

New 3-day pro-rodeo ready to bust out of the gate in Langley

Dust off the cowboy boots in anticipation of stampede this Labour Day

Valley West Stampede (including president Sheila Hicks - right) and Langley Riders Society held a press conference on Wednesday Aug. 3 to announce the first pro rodeo is coming to Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
South Surrey Indoor Pool will reopen Sept. 20, the City of Surrey announced Tuesday. (surrey.ca photo)

South Surrey Indoor Pool to reopen Sept. 20

Aquatic facility is the last of five indoor pools to open in the city since closing in 2020

South Surrey Indoor Pool will reopen Sept. 20, the City of Surrey announced Tuesday. (surrey.ca photo)
Whalley All-Stars battled Trout Lake during the B.C. Little League Championships semifinal game Saturday (July 30) at Whalley Athletic Park in Surrey. The home team won 6-5 to advance to Sunday’s championship game. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Whalley falls to Little Mountain in B.C. Little League final at Orest Springenatic Field

Host team had 5 wins and 1 loss during round-robin portion of tournament

Whalley All-Stars battled Trout Lake during the B.C. Little League Championships semifinal game Saturday (July 30) at Whalley Athletic Park in Surrey. The home team won 6-5 to advance to Sunday’s championship game. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Puck used for Surrey’s Powerplay Hockey League. (Submitted photo)

Fall face-off for Surrey’s Powerplay youth hockey league, focused on fun and affordability

A gear rental program is available for $51.50 per season, and goalies play for free

Puck used for Surrey’s Powerplay Hockey League. (Submitted photo)
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