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The 2020 Canada West Golf Championships have been cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Canada West Golf Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions

UBC, UBC-O, UFV and UVic athletes will not hit the links this year, Kelowna was set to host

The 2020 Canada West Golf Championships have been cancelled due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure

Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure

The UFV women’s basketball standout is going overseas to play pro basketball

Chilliwack basketball star Deanna Tuchscherer ready for Hungarian adventure
Mission native Taylor Claggett (left) and Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer are both heading to Europe to play professional basketball later this year. (UFV Athletics photo)

Pair of UFV women’s basketball stars sign with European clubs

Mission’s Taylor Claggett, Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer ink deals in Ireland, Hungary

Mission native Taylor Claggett (left) and Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer are both heading to Europe to play professional basketball later this year. (UFV Athletics photo)
BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games

BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games

The league’s plan B will kick in if a proposal to fill arenas to 25 per cent capacity isn’t approved

BCHL approves pay-to-play model for 2020-21 season if fans can’t attend games
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Chilliwack’s Aaron Pauls steps in for Chris Bertram as head coach of UFV men’s golf team

Chilliwack’s Aaron Pauls steps in for Chris Bertram as head coach of UFV men’s golf team

After being mentored for several years by Bertram, Pauls is ready to keep the program rolling

Chilliwack’s Aaron Pauls steps in for Chris Bertram as head coach of UFV men’s golf team
Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis

Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis

Marcina steps into the role of head coach, replacing the departed Rob Giesbrecht

Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis
Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte

Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte

A team leader through four games of the CEBL Summer Series, Forte has been cut loose

Fraser Valley Bandits release top forward Cameron Forte
The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)

The Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek, recognized with bench and plaque on Mount Thom trail

The 88 year old is a familiar sight on trails throughout the Fraser Valley and beyond

The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)
Cameron Forte (right) and his Fraser Valley Bandits are 2-0 at the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series after being the Saskatchewan Rattlers. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits topple defending champs to stay unbeaten at CEBL Summer Series

The pro basketball team is now 2-0 after beating the Saskatchewan Rattlers

Cameron Forte (right) and his Fraser Valley Bandits are 2-0 at the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series after being the Saskatchewan Rattlers. (CEBL photo)
Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi named captain of North Dakota Fighting Hawks

The high scoring forward will lead UND into the 2020-21 NCAA Div-1 hockey season

Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)
Goaltender Dawson Pelletier peeks around a crease-crashing foe during a B.C. Major Midget Hockey League game with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. Having now graduated from the major midget ranks, Pelletier will tend net for the Pacific Junior B Hockey League’s Chilliwack Jets in 2020-21. (Trent Rolfe photo)

Clayton Robinson builds Chilliwack Jets from ground up during pandemic

Getting a new team off the ground is no easy task. Doing it in a global pandemic is doubly difficult

Goaltender Dawson Pelletier peeks around a crease-crashing foe during a B.C. Major Midget Hockey League game with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. Having now graduated from the major midget ranks, Pelletier will tend net for the Pacific Junior B Hockey League’s Chilliwack Jets in 2020-21. (Trent Rolfe photo)
Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series

Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series

The end-of-game rules aim to restore flow, encourage comebacks and promote late-game heroics

Canadian Elite Basketball League to use Elam Ending in Summer Series
The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits, CEBL bringing pro sports back later this month

Abbotsford-based basketball team kicks off CEBL Summer Series on July 26

The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed two additional players ahead of the upcoming CEBL Summer Series. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Ashaolu and Nix

Abbotsford-based team adds two more talents ahead of upcoming Summer Series

The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed two additional players ahead of the upcoming CEBL Summer Series. (File photo)
Marley Edwards in action with the Abbotsford Panthers senior boys soccer team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley soccer standout Marley Edwards joins UFV Cascades

Edwards stays close to home to start his university career after attending high school in Abbotsford

Marley Edwards in action with the Abbotsford Panthers senior boys soccer team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan

The Bandits and six other teams are slated to participate in the CEBL Summer Series tournament

Fraser Valley Bandits part of Canadian Elite Basketball League’s return-to-play plan
Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at Friday’s fifth annual Nick Taylor Charity Pro-Am golf tournament at Ledgeview. (Darren McDonald/UFV Athletics)

Nick Taylor Charity Pro-Am in Abbotsford raises over $100,000

Mission native Kevin Stinson wins event for second time, Taylor ties for third

Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at Friday’s fifth annual Nick Taylor Charity Pro-Am golf tournament at Ledgeview. (Darren McDonald/UFV Athletics)
ECCW was rocked this week with sexual harassment allegations against co-owner Jeff Duncan who was removed on Wednesday.

B.C. independent wrestling promotion co-owner removed after sexual harassment allegations surface

ECCW co-owner Jeff Duncan removed from ownership duties after several allegations are posted online

ECCW was rocked this week with sexual harassment allegations against co-owner Jeff Duncan who was removed on Wednesday.
Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.

VIDEO: Scowlitz kayak star awarded Indigenous-youth sports award by province

Chelsei Gray, 17, took home 3 medals at 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.