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Abbotsford’s Justin Douglas (fifth from right) and the 12-man Canadian men’s rugby sevens team secured gold on Sunday at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Douglas, Canada win gold in rugby sevens event

Canada narrowly defeated Argentina in the gold medal contest, 22-19, after a last-second try from Harry Jones pushed the men’s team ahead.

Abbotsford’s Justin Douglas (fifth from right) and the 12-man Canadian men’s rugby sevens team secured gold on Sunday at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann (Bottom

Women’s water polo team take silver in South Korea

Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann and the Canadian women’s team fell to the Australians in the gold medal match on Monday July 13.

Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann (Bottom
Chase Claypool with coach Jay Fujimara during off-season practice at the end of May. Claypool verbally committed to Notre Dame last Friday on ESPN U

Claypool verbally commits to Notre Dame

Abbotsford Senior Secondary's star receiver announced Friday he will suit up for the iconic Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Chase Claypool with coach Jay Fujimara during off-season practice at the end of May. Claypool verbally committed to Notre Dame last Friday on ESPN U
Canada defeated Hungary in quarterfinal play

Tielmann, Canada advance to water polo semi-finals

On Saturday, July 11, the women's team will face a 4-1 Italian side.

Canada defeated Hungary in quarterfinal play
Abbotsford’s Justin Douglas

Douglas named to national Pan-Am Games squad

The men’s rugby sevens event runs July 11-12 and will feature Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guyana, Mexico, Uruguay, and the U.S.

Abbotsford’s Justin Douglas
Abbotsford athletes Taylor Lundrigan and Callum Pilgrim were named to the 2015 Canadian junior women’s national team (WNT) that will be competing at the WBSC XI Junior Women’s Softball Championship in Oklahoma City August 9-15.

Abbotsford athletes make national team

Taylor Lundrigan and Callum Pilgrim were selected to play on the 2015 Canadian junior women’s national team (WNT) for softball.

Abbotsford athletes Taylor Lundrigan and Callum Pilgrim were named to the 2015 Canadian junior women’s national team (WNT) that will be competing at the WBSC XI Junior Women’s Softball Championship in Oklahoma City August 9-15.

Nearly one year to go until 2016 Games

The 365 Days to Go event is just around the corner as the Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games is slated to kick off next July.

Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann and the women’s water polo team secured a comfortable 16-8 victory against Serbia in their opening match in this year’s Summer Universiade.

Tielmann, Canada remain undefeated in Universiade water polo action

Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann and the women’s water polo team secured a comfortable 16-8 victory against Serbia in their opening match.

Abbotsford’s Alexa Tielmann and the women’s water polo team secured a comfortable 16-8 victory against Serbia in their opening match in this year’s Summer Universiade.
With a runner at third

Cardinals go 3-2 in busy week of baseball

The Abbotsford Cardinals played five games in five days, including two double-headers against the Royals and the Tritons.

With a runner at third
U15 AAA Abbotsford Angels

Angels champs, will rep B.C. in Milwaukee

The Abbotsford Angels will play as Team BC at a tournament in Milwaukee, Wisc., later this month.

U15 AAA Abbotsford Angels
The U10 Fraser Valley Venom competed in the provincials at Squint Lake Park in Burnaby

Venom win gold at provincials

The U10 Fraser Valley Venom competed in the provincials at Squint Lake Park in Burnaby, winning gold in the B Division.

The U10 Fraser Valley Venom competed in the provincials at Squint Lake Park in Burnaby
Sophie Schmidt and Team Canada fell 2-1 to England in the quarterfinals of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Schmidt, Canada looking forward

The hopes of many local residents and thousands of other Canadians were crushed on Saturday, as Team Canada fell 2-1 in the quarterfinals.

Sophie Schmidt and Team Canada fell 2-1 to England in the quarterfinals of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Abbotsford’s Sophie Schmidt and Team Canada fell 2-1 to England in the last quarterfinal match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Canada’s World Cup run comes to an end

Abbotsford’s Sophie Schmidt and Team Canada fell 2-1 to England in the last quarterfinal match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Abbotsford’s Sophie Schmidt and Team Canada fell 2-1 to England in the last quarterfinal match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
The Abbotsford Cardinals are still in the hunt for a playoff spot after splitting double-header with the Coquitlam Reds in B.C. Premier Baseball League action last weekend.

Cardinals split weekend double-header against Reds

The Abbotsford Cardinals are still in the hunt for a playoff spot after splitting double-header last weekend.

The Abbotsford Cardinals are still in the hunt for a playoff spot after splitting double-header with the Coquitlam Reds in B.C. Premier Baseball League action last weekend.
Abbotsford's Noah Juulsen was picked 26th overall in this year's NHL Entry Draft.

Juulsen drafted by the Montreal Canadiens

Abbotsford's Noah Juulsen went 26th overall in the first round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Abbotsford's Noah Juulsen was picked 26th overall in this year's NHL Entry Draft.
Canada celebrates following Josee Belanger's game-winning goal against Switzerland Sunday.

Canadians face familiar English side

Women’s World Cup quarterfinal action continues Saturday, June 27. Kick-off 4:30 p.m. at B.C. Place.

Canada celebrates following Josee Belanger's game-winning goal against Switzerland Sunday.

New coach seeks recruits

Columbia Bible College’s (CBC) new men’s basketball head coach Matthew Boulton has just four players, maybe five, returning.

Noah Juulsen enters the NHL Entry Draft

Juulsen eyed by NHL clubs

The 6’1”, 180-pound Everett Silvertips defenceman enters this week’s NHL Entry Draft with the potential to go in the first round.

Noah Juulsen enters the NHL Entry Draft
Kyle Cumiskey and Brad Bowen pose for a photo after Chicago’s Game 6 win at the United Center on June 15.

Cumiskey bringing cup home

Local hockey product Kyle Cumiskey told the News he will be bringing the cup to Abbotsford some time this summer.

Kyle Cumiskey and Brad Bowen pose for a photo after Chicago’s Game 6 win at the United Center on June 15.

Flagg signs contract with English rugby club

Abbotsford Rugby product Aaron Flagg will be playing professional rugby in England next year.