Lacrosse

Abbotsford’s Valley Lacrosse and Mission Mud Dawgs are hosting a fundraiser at an upcoming Abbotsford Canucks home game.

Abbotsford, Mission lacrosse groups partner with Abbotsford Canucks for ‘Lacrosse Appreciation Night’

Fundraiser for both association set to occur on Dec. 10 game at Abbotsford Centre

 

Drew Kask scored 40 points in 13 regular season games with the Langley Junior Thunder before being drafted first overall by the Black Fish in the ALL West Division 2022 draft. (Langley Events Centre/Special to The News)

First round of 2022 lacrosse draft dominated by Lower Mainland players

The Arena Lacrosse League West Division draft took place on Oct. 25

 

Lakers stormed back to win a 13-9 victory over Langley Thunder and their fourth consecutive Mann Cup championship Saturday night (Sept 17) at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Peterborough Lakers down Langley Thunder to take Mann Cup

It came down to the last 20 minutes

  • Sep 18, 2022

 

Frank Scigliano made 49 saves on 53 shots as the Langley Thunder forced a seventh and deciding game in the Mann Cup championships with a 9-4 game six victory over the Peterborough Lakers on Friday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder force game 7 in Mann Cup

Coach calls it ‘an almost perfect elimination game’

  • Sep 17, 2022
Frank Scigliano made 49 saves on 53 shots as the Langley Thunder forced a seventh and deciding game in the Mann Cup championships with a 9-4 game six victory over the Peterborough Lakers on Friday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Langley Thunder on the brink of elimination

Peterborough wins game 5; takes 3-2 series lead over langley in Mann Cup

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Ontario’s Lakers cut B.C. Thunder lead in Mann Cup

‘We just didn’t have the footwork, the attacking the net’

  • Sep 13, 2022
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder lead Mann Cup 2-0 after narrow overtime win

Six seconds made all the difference

  • Sep 11, 2022
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

B.C. champions Langley Thunder take game 1 of Mann Cup over Lakers

Curtis Dickson and Dane Dobbie had eight points each

  • Sep 10, 2022
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Abbotsford Senior’s Panther Field is no longer available to use for Valley Lacrosse field lacrosse participants or any other members of the public.

Abbotsford’s Valley Attack field lacrosse finds new home after turf turmoil

Local lacrosse players no longer able to play at Abbotsford Senior, teaming with Mission

Abbotsford Senior’s Panther Field is no longer available to use for Valley Lacrosse field lacrosse participants or any other members of the public.
Despite a long road to recovery, Matt Abbott is back and he has been picked as captain for the Langley Junior Thunder. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Athleticism and tenacity winning attributes for Langley Thunder defender

Mission resident fights back after three surgeries and lengthy recovery to be named captain

Despite a long road to recovery, Matt Abbott is back and he has been picked as captain for the Langley Junior Thunder. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies goaltender Brandon Humphrey was among a few players and coaches recognized at the year-end league awards, despite his team falling to Sea Spray in the finals. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Arena lacrosse awards stars of the season

At the end of the inaugural year of play for ALL west division, players and coaches given accolades

  • Mar 30, 2022
Grizzlies goaltender Brandon Humphrey was among a few players and coaches recognized at the year-end league awards, despite his team falling to Sea Spray in the finals. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies fell two games to one against the Sea Spray this weekend in lacrosse action at Langley Events Centre, giving Sea Spray the inaugural Arena Lacrosse League west division championship title. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

LEC ACTION: Sea Spray capture ALL West title

Team wins inaugural Arena Lacrosse League western division championship on Sunday in Langley

  • Mar 29, 2022
Grizzlies fell two games to one against the Sea Spray this weekend in lacrosse action at Langley Events Centre, giving Sea Spray the inaugural Arena Lacrosse League west division championship title. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mission Mud Dawgs shortly after their victory over the Richmond/Vancouver team on March 13. Submitted photo.

Mission Mud Dawgs win gold at U15 2022 BC Youth Field Lacrosse Provincials

Team goes 4-1 to win provincial championship in Langley from March 11 to 13

Mission Mud Dawgs shortly after their victory over the Richmond/Vancouver team on March 13. Submitted photo.
The Vancouver Warriors and TD have teamed up to raise money for flood relief efforts. (Submitted)

Vancouver Warriors make 1,000 home opener tickets available by donation to B.C. flood relief

National Lacrosse League club, TD bank teaming up to aid flood relief efforts in the province

The Vancouver Warriors and TD have teamed up to raise money for flood relief efforts. (Submitted)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

The MSL and WLA seasons were originally scheduled to begin later this month

New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre 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)