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A pair of Semiahmoo Thunderbirds make a play at the net during a PAN Classic game Friday afternoon. (Nick Greenizan photo)

South Delta Sun Devils win PAN Classic volleyball tournament

16-team senior girls event staged at Semiahmoo Secondary after one-year hiatus

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has been named to the Canadian team that will represent the country at the Davis Cup Championships in Spain in November. It’s the 21st time Pospisil has represented Canada in Davis Cup competition. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

B.C. player named to Canada’s Davis Cup tennis squad

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil will be the veteran of five-man team heading to Spain

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Surrey-raised football player Jamel Lyles at the BC Lions’ practice facility in Whalley in 2019. Lyles played the game with North Surrey Minor Football and at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary before bringing his talents as a running back to the University of Manitoba. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

B.C. Lions bring back Surrey’s Jamel Lyles after team’s huge loss in Winnipeg

The CFL team released him from practice roster back on Aug. 25

Surrey-raised football player Jamel Lyles at the BC Lions’ practice facility in Whalley in 2019. Lyles played the game with North Surrey Minor Football and at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary before bringing his talents as a running back to the University of Manitoba. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Sheldon Dries (left) celebrates a shutout win with goalie Arturs Silovs during the Canucks 3-0 win over the Henderson Silver Knights in Abbotsford on Sunday (Oct. 24). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Silovs shuts out Henderson in Abbotsford Canucks 3-0 win

Latvian goalie perfect in Sunday’s win, Abbotsford goes 2-0 on debut home stand

Sheldon Dries (left) celebrates a shutout win with goalie Arturs Silovs during the Canucks 3-0 win over the Henderson Silver Knights in Abbotsford on Sunday (Oct. 24). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Surrey players power Team B.C. to WHL Cup win in Red Deer

Squad of 2006-borns beat Team Alberta

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FILE – Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
FILE – Hockey Canada logo at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Bayside Rugby hosted a U17 game against Langley at the South Surrey Athletic Park Sunday morning. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Bayside Rugby hosted a U17 game against Langley at the South Surrey Athletic Park Sunday morning. (Aaron Hinks photos)
Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada got into the win column with a pair of victories Sunday, Oct. 24, at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Beijing. The event is being held at the same venue that will host the sport at the 2022 Paralympics. (Team Canada Photo)

B.C. curler helps Canada win at World Wheelchair championships

Three-time world champ Ina Forrest of Spallumcheen scores wins over Switzerland and host China Sunday, Oct. 24

Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Team Canada got into the win column with a pair of victories Sunday, Oct. 24, at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Beijing. The event is being held at the same venue that will host the sport at the 2022 Paralympics. (Team Canada Photo)
United States’ Hilary Knight looks for the puck during the second period of the team’s hockey game against Canada, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Canada beats U.S. 3-1 in pre-Olympic women’s hockey game

The teams will meet again in Hartford, Connecticut, on Monday night

United States’ Hilary Knight looks for the puck during the second period of the team’s hockey game against Canada, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) watches his goal hit the net, next to Seattle Kraken defencemen Jamie Oleksiak (24) and Mark Giordano (5) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) watches his goal hit the net, next to Seattle Kraken defencemen Jamie Oleksiak (24) and Mark Giordano (5) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Deatrick Nichols (32) knocks the ball away from B.C. Lions’ Lemar Durant (1) as he attempts the catch during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Saturday, October 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Winnipeg Blue Bombers blast B.C. Lions 45-0 for 8th straight CFL win

QB Zach Collaros passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns for victors

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Deatrick Nichols (32) knocks the ball away from B.C. Lions’ Lemar Durant (1) as he attempts the catch during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Saturday, October 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Giants Zack Ostapchuk took control of the puck. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

TONIGHT: Giants prepare to take on Rockets on home ice Saturday

After losing 7-4 to Blazers in Kamloops Friday, G-Men take on Kelowna at the Langley Events Centre

Giants Zack Ostapchuk took control of the puck. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Emma Hinze of Germany, center, shows her gold medal with Kelsey Mitchell of Canada in bronze, right, and Lea Sophie Friedrich of germany, silver, after the women’s sprint race at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Roubaix, north of France, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Canada’s Mitchell earns track cycling bronze at world championship

The 27-year-old is also the reigning Pan American Games champion in women’s sprint

Emma Hinze of Germany, center, shows her gold medal with Kelsey Mitchell of Canada in bronze, right, and Lea Sophie Friedrich of germany, silver, after the women’s sprint race at the UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Roubaix, north of France, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The Abbotsford Canucks celebrate the first-ever victory inside the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22) (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford Canucks win debut game inside Abbotsford Centre

The Abbotsford Canucks defeated the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 in overtime on Friday (Oct. 22)

The Abbotsford Canucks celebrate the first-ever victory inside the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22) (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey celebrates after scoring the game winning goal for the Canucks to defeat the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 at the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks win first game on home ice

Abbotsford defeats Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 in front of raucous crowd

Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey celebrates after scoring the game winning goal for the Canucks to defeat the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 at the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Seattle Kraken players kneel on the ice at their training facility as head coach Dave Hakstol outlines a play during NHL hockey practice, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Seattle. The Kraken will face the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday in Seattle for the expansion team’s home opener. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Years of waiting finally end as Seattle Kraken make home debut

Saturday night the expansion Seattle Kraken play their first home game against the Vancouver Canucks

Seattle Kraken players kneel on the ice at their training facility as head coach Dave Hakstol outlines a play during NHL hockey practice, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, in Seattle. The Kraken will face the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday in Seattle for the expansion team’s home opener. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull and Abbotsford hot dog king Skully White are the guests on episode two of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.

PODCAST: Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull, hot dog king Skully White interviewed

Episode two of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast features Canucks head coach and local hot dog hero

Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull and Abbotsford hot dog king Skully White are the guests on episode two of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.
The Abbotsford Canucks are hosting a pregame plaza party at Abbotsford Centre before tonight’s (Friday, Oct. 22) home opener.

Abbotsford Canucks hosting pregame plaza party tonight

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre before home opener against Henderson

The Abbotsford Canucks are hosting a pregame plaza party at Abbotsford Centre before tonight’s (Friday, Oct. 22) home opener.
Kendrick Lounsbury, a 2020 winner of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, in action with North Surrey Minor Football. (Photo: Youtube)

VIDEO: Four Surrey athletes among 10 Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport award winners

Recipients include Hillary Birkett, Colton Cameron, Kendrick Lounsbury and Taya Suttill

Kendrick Lounsbury, a 2020 winner of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, in action with North Surrey Minor Football. (Photo: Youtube)