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Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead Abbotsford football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday

Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter surprised by Bandits representatives on big day

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits super fan celebrates 100th birthday
Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford football star Samwel Uko dies at age 20

Panthers star running back dies on May 21, cause of death not yet known

Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Mission’s Cody McMahon has signed with the University of Calgary Dinos. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)

Mission’s Cody McMahon signs with Calgary Dinos

Defensive end joins defending Vanier Cup champions

Mission’s Cody McMahon has signed with the University of Calgary Dinos. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)
The YMCA launched its YThrive Home program to help people stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. (YouTube)

Exercises move online with YMCA’s new nationwide virtual workout program

YThrive Home offers dozens of free workout videos for people during COVID-19 self-isolation period

The YMCA launched its YThrive Home program to help people stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. (YouTube)
The Abbotsford Triathlon Club, shown here from a past event, has seen its member use unique ways to keep fit during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Triathlon Club staying fit in COVID-19 era

ATC members using virtual reality training, social media and solo races to keep in shape

The Abbotsford Triathlon Club, shown here from a past event, has seen its member use unique ways to keep fit during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)
Mission’s Abram Wiebe commits to Chilliwack Chiefs

Mission’s Abram Wiebe commits to Chilliwack Chiefs

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds product set to join BCHL team for 2020-21 season

Mission’s Abram Wiebe commits to Chilliwack Chiefs
Mission’s Brent Hayden’s return to the Olympics has been postponed due to COVID-19. (Brent Hayden/Facebook photo)

Mission’s Brent Hayden will have to wait for Olympic return

Former bronze medal winning swimmer fine with decision to postpone Tokyo Summer Olympics

Mission’s Brent Hayden’s return to the Olympics has been postponed due to COVID-19. (Brent Hayden/Facebook photo)
Mission’s Mo Likness has signed with the UFV Cascades women’s volleyball program. (UFV Athletics photo)

Mission’s Likness signs with UFV

Roadrunners star volleyball player joining Cascades

Mission’s Mo Likness has signed with the UFV Cascades women’s volleyball program. (UFV Athletics photo)
File Photo/Chris Barker
File Photo/Chris Barker
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Mission’s Kyle Mooney (left) and Nathan McKeigan were both chosen in the 2020 WLA Draft. (Submitted)

Mission lacrosse talents drafted by WLA teams

Mission’s Kyle Mooney and Nathan McKeigan selected in league draft

Mission’s Kyle Mooney (left) and Nathan McKeigan were both chosen in the 2020 WLA Draft. (Submitted)
Mission City Outlaws eliminated from the playoffs

Mission City Outlaws eliminated from the playoffs

Mission fell four games to one to the Aldergrove Kodiaks in the Harold Brittain conference final

Mission City Outlaws eliminated from the playoffs
Students with The Spirit of Fraser Valley Junior Paddling Program row their dragon boat across a lake. Students ages 13 to 18 are welcome to join the upcoming season; they’re encouraged to sign up by March 15, and practices begin on April 1. (Riana Neels/Contributed Photo)

Fraser Valley Junior Paddling program launches again soon

Looking for local recruits from ages 13 to 18

Students with The Spirit of Fraser Valley Junior Paddling Program row their dragon boat across a lake. Students ages 13 to 18 are welcome to join the upcoming season; they’re encouraged to sign up by March 15, and practices begin on April 1. (Riana Neels/Contributed Photo)
Mission’s Barnsdale wins bronze at BC Winter Games

Mission’s Barnsdale wins bronze at BC Winter Games

Speed skater takes home hardware from Fort St. John event

Mission’s Barnsdale wins bronze at BC Winter Games
The Mission Outlaws eliminated Langley in five games to advance to the conference final against Aldergrove. / Bob Friesen Photo

Mission City Outlaws eliminate Langley in five

Mission advances to Harold Brittain conference final against Aldergrove

The Mission Outlaws eliminated Langley in five games to advance to the conference final against Aldergrove. / Bob Friesen Photo
Mission’s Matthew Konrad slips a shot past the Langley defence during PJHL playoff action at the MLC on Saturday. (Bob Friesen photo)

Mission City Outlaws up 3-1 on Langley

Mission needs just one more win to advance to round two

Mission’s Matthew Konrad slips a shot past the Langley defence during PJHL playoff action at the MLC on Saturday. (Bob Friesen photo)
Great Britain national team member Kyle Johnson has inked a deal with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2020 CEBL season. (FIBA photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign former Olympian

Great Britain team member Kyle Johnson signed for 2020 CEBL season

Great Britain national team member Kyle Johnson has inked a deal with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2020 CEBL season. (FIBA photo)
Mission’s Shonly Wallace celebrates a goal during the Oregon Ducks big win on Saturday. (Oregon Ducks photo)

Mission’s Shonly Wallace debuts big with Ducks

Mission lacrosse product named Pac-12 offensive player of the week

Mission’s Shonly Wallace celebrates a goal during the Oregon Ducks big win on Saturday. (Oregon Ducks photo)
Mission matching up with Langley for playoffs

Mission matching up with Langley for playoffs

Outlaws and Trappers set for game two in Mission on Saturday

Mission matching up with Langley for playoffs