Roadrunners battling South Delta in playoffs

Mission squares off against Sun Devils in Abbotsford today

The Mission Roadrunners senior varsity football team narrowly fell to the second-ranked team in the AAA, and are now set to open the playoffs this afternoon (Friday).

The Roadrunners led for much of the game against the St. Thomas More Knights on Friday, holding a 16-0 advantage after the first quarter and a 22-8 lead at halftime, but couldn’t hold on as the Knights came back to win 30-22.

Mission finished the regular season in fourth place in the AAA’s Western conference at 4-3.

The club moves onto the first round of the playoffs, and will take on the South Delta Sun Devils today at 1:30 p.m. at Latham Field in Abbotsford.

The Sun Devils finished in fifth place in the AAA’s Western conference also with a 4-3 record.

The winner of the Mission vs. South Delta game takes on the undefeated Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers next week.

The Roadrunners lost 28-0 to the Panthers back on Oct. 26.

The Roadrunners junior varsity football team also lost to the Knights, falling 30-0 in Burnaby on Nov. 1.

That loss dropped Mission’s record to 1-3, and also eliminated the club from the playoffs.

Visit for more coverage of today’s playoff game.

Just Posted

Vehicle crashes, flips on its side in downtown Mission

The vehicle came to a stop in front of the Mission Post Office

Abbotsford woman charged after police find loaded gun in bag at mall

Danielle Rigdon, now facing 11 charges this year, was on house arrest at the time

Historic ‘Sumas Powerhouse’ in Abbotsford going up for auction

Former B.C. Electric substation - now a redesigned luxury property - open for bids starting Friday

PHOTOS: Mission Farmers Market holds annual indoor event

Seedy Saturday attracted a large crowd to Heritage Park School as spring approaches

BC Ferries has no plans to implement debit for vehicle ticket payments

Debit accepted for foot passengers, on-board purchases for all vessels

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

Canucks hang on for 7-4 win over Senators

Horvat nets 2 for Vancouver

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

Air Canada plans to remove the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule at least through July 1

Prime minister defends Liberal budget measures as sales effort gets underway

Conservatives under Andrew Scheer say it’s a spree funded by borrowing against the future

Mayor meets with B.C. health minister on homeless taxi transfers

Two homeless people were discharged from Surrey Memorial and sent to a Chilliwack shelter

B.C. lottery winner being sued by co-workers

They claim he owes them $200,000 each, in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

Teacher reprimanded for conduct towards special needs student

Alan Stephen Berry told vice principal he did not have time to use positive strategies

‘Full worm super moon’ to illuminate B.C. skies on first day of spring

Spring has sprung, a moon named in honour of thawing soil marks final super moon until 2020

Having phone within sight while driving does not violate law: B.C. judge

The mere presence of a cell phone within sight of a driver is not enough for a conviction, judge says

Most Read