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Finnegans' Keegan Carson is tackled (Abby team in black) by a Brit Lions player in rugby sevens action June 13 at Exhibition Park in Abbotsford.

‘Big’ day of rugby at Kukri Sevens

The seventh annual Abbotsford Kukri Sevens tournament, the first of four official stops on the B.C. Rugby Sevens Circuit.

Finnegans' Keegan Carson is tackled (Abby team in black) by a Brit Lions player in rugby sevens action June 13 at Exhibition Park in Abbotsford.

Canadian women’s team heading to round of 16

A 1-1 draw sealed the deal for the Canadian women's national team as they top Group 'A' to move on to single-game eliminations Sunday.

Abbotsford PGA Tour pro Nick Taylor hits his first drive of the day at the Cascades Pro-Am at Chilliwack Golf Club

Chilliwack tourney: golf pros, amateurs and scorching heat

On Monday, the Cascades Pro-Am teed off at Chilliwack Golf Club to small crowd of spectators.

Abbotsford PGA Tour pro Nick Taylor hits his first drive of the day at the Cascades Pro-Am at Chilliwack Golf Club
Paige Taylor (face showing)from Genesis works on Sophie Windels of Pacific Club.  Taylor went on to win this juvenile orange belt class.

Local jiu-jitsu fighters medal at provincials

B.C. Provincial BJJ Championship hit the Abbotsford Centre this past weekend. Local club Genesis Martial Arts taking several top honours.

Paige Taylor (face showing)from Genesis works on Sophie Windels of Pacific Club.  Taylor went on to win this juvenile orange belt class.
Since the start of spring

U.S. colleges vie for football star

Since the start of spring, 14 Division 1 offers have been received by Abbotsford Senior Secondary student Chase Claypool.

Since the start of spring
Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics competed as part of Team BC at the 2015 Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Gatineau

Twisters medal at nationals

Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics competed as part of Team BC at the 2015 Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Gatineau, Que.

Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics competed as part of Team BC at the 2015 Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Gatineau
Student athletes from Abbotsford schools compete at B.C. High School Track & Field Championships.

Students raise the bar at track and field championships

From record-setting to bronze finishes, Abby athletes find success at sporting event in Langley.

Student athletes from Abbotsford schools compete at B.C. High School Track & Field Championships.
Sophie Schmidt and the women's national team defeated China in their opening game at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

Sinclair PK saves Canada face in opener

The women opened the FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 1-nil win over China.

Sophie Schmidt and the women's national team defeated China in their opening game at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.
W.J. Mouat and Mennonite Education Institute hit the Abby senior hardwood Thursday during the Snowball Classic

BasketBlog: Live from the 2015 Snowball Classic

Live updates from the first full day of action at the Snowball Classic boys basketball tournament at Abby Senior.

W.J. Mouat and Mennonite Education Institute hit the Abby senior hardwood Thursday during the Snowball Classic
Vancouver Giants captain Dalton Sward will lead the WHL team under the tutelage of former Abbotsford Heat bench boss Troy Ward.

Abbotsford’s Dalton Sward to lead Vancouver Giants under former Heat boss

Sward's election as captain by teammates "biggest award you can get in sports," according to new coach.

Vancouver Giants captain Dalton Sward will lead the WHL team under the tutelage of former Abbotsford Heat bench boss Troy Ward.
Kate Head

Fab Five: Blue-chip high schoolers sign with UFV women’s basketball team

Kate Head, Amanda Thompson, Taylor Claggett, and twin sisters Cierra and Alicia Roufosse have signed with UFV.

Kate Head
Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame president Ted Perry

Sports Hall of Fame unveils new display at Abbotsford Centre

The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) has a prominent display at Abbotsford Centre to showcase its inductees.

Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame president Ted Perry
Zachary Clay

Three’s company: Trio of Twisters gymnasts off to China for World Championships

Canada’s seven-member men’s team features three members of Abbotsford's Twisters Gymnastics – Ken Ikeda, Robert Watson and Zachary Clay.

Zachary Clay
It was a special Sunday for Abbotsford golfers Nick Taylor (left) and Adam Hadwin. Taylor earned his PGA Tour card with the low round of the day at the Web.com Tour Championship

Huge day for Abbotsford golf: Taylor to join Hadwin on PGA Tour

Nick Taylor secured his PGA Tour card at the Web.com Tour Championship, while Adam Hadwin moved up to top spot on the Web.com money list.

It was a special Sunday for Abbotsford golfers Nick Taylor (left) and Adam Hadwin. Taylor earned his PGA Tour card with the low round of the day at the Web.com Tour Championship
Bateman running back Austen Zacher (32) was a handful for the Argyle Pipers

High school football: Panthers, Timberwolves at home on the road

Impressive victories by the Abbotsford Senior Panthers and the Robert Bateman Timberwolves highlighted the local action in Week 2.

Bateman running back Austen Zacher (32) was a handful for the Argyle Pipers
Kolten Grieve of the Abbotsford Pilots looks for open ice against the close checking of Jake Fletcher of the Delta Ice Hawks. The Ice Hawks spoiled the Pilots’ home opener

Pilots work overtime, split first games of regular season

The Abbotsford Pilots made sure their fans got their money’s worth during the first week of PJHL regular season action.

Kolten Grieve of the Abbotsford Pilots looks for open ice against the close checking of Jake Fletcher of the Delta Ice Hawks. The Ice Hawks spoiled the Pilots’ home opener
Paul Teillet hit a hole-in-one at Ledgeview on Aug.  19

Pair of aces: Abbotsford golfer drains holes-in-one on consecutive days

Paul Teillet made a hole-in-one on Aug. 19 at Ledgeview, and another the very next day.

Paul Teillet hit a hole-in-one at Ledgeview on Aug.  19
Veteran forward Brady Lawlor (20) will serve as captain of the Abbotsford Pilots this season. The local junior B hockey club hosts its home opener tonight vs. the Delta Ice Hawks (7:30 p.m.

Pilots to host home opener on Friday

Abbotsford's junior B hockey club features a lot of new faces, but figure to be in the mix come playoff time.

Veteran forward Brady Lawlor (20) will serve as captain of the Abbotsford Pilots this season. The local junior B hockey club hosts its home opener tonight vs. the Delta Ice Hawks (7:30 p.m.
UBC’s Meagan Pasternak clears the ball against pressure from UFV’s Karlee Pedersen (right).

Cascades women’s soccer team hangs on to beat UBC

Just one weekend into the Canada West regular season, the UFV women's soccer team has already experienced a full season's worth of drama.

UBC’s Meagan Pasternak clears the ball against pressure from UFV’s Karlee Pedersen (right).
Mouat running back Jacob Dodd was upended on this play

Dodd, Hawks rush past T-Wolves in high school football opener

Jacob Dodd, the W.J. Mouat Hawks' new starting tailback, racked up 169 rushing yards and scored five TDs in a win over Bateman.

Mouat running back Jacob Dodd was upended on this play