Local Sports

The Fraser Valley Bandits hope to continue an undefeated run at home with Sunday’s game against the Edmonton Stingers. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Bandits nearing a sell-out for Sunday’s home game

Less than 100 tickets remain for fans to watch Edmonton visit the Abbotsford Centre on Sunday

...

Abbotsford Canucks schedule released

Friday night will be hockey night in Abbotsford this season

Chase Wouters has been signed by the Abbotsford Canucks. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign former Saskatoon Blades captain Chase Wouters

Wouters becomes the first player officially signed under the Abbotsford Canucks banner

The Fraser Valley Bandits and The Gaming Stadium are hosting the BC 2K ISO-Championship later this summer. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits, The Gaming Stadium launch NBA 2K esports championship

Games from all across B.C. invited to participate in event, tournaments begin next month

The Fraser Valley Bandits and The Gaming Stadium are hosting the BC 2K ISO-Championship later this summer. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Canucks home opener is set for Oct. 22 against the Henderson Silver Knights. (Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Canucks announce home opener date

New American Hockey League team makes debut at Abbotsford Centre on Oct. 22

The Abbotsford Canucks home opener is set for Oct. 22 against the Henderson Silver Knights. (Canucks Twitter photo)
The UFV Cascades men’s basketball program has signed North Delta native and former California Baptist University player Suraj Gahir.

UFV Cascades sign former B.C. provincial MVP

North Delta native Suraj Gahir joining men’s basketball program in the fall

The UFV Cascades men’s basketball program has signed North Delta native and former California Baptist University player Suraj Gahir.
Hockeyfest - Game On debuted in Abbotsford over the weekend. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Hockeyfest debuts in Abbotsford

Event billed as ‘world’s largest street hockey festival’ takes over Abbotsford Centre

Hockeyfest - Game On debuted in Abbotsford over the weekend. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The UFV Cascades have joined other BC universities in an advocacy alliance.

UFV Cascades find common cause with rivals in B.C. Universities Sport Alliance

The BCUSA will provide a more effective platform to provide policy input on a provincial level

The UFV Cascades have joined other BC universities in an advocacy alliance.
Abbotsford Centre will host a pre-season game featuring the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames. (Canucks Twitter photo)

Vancouver Canucks training camp set for Abbotsford

First time Abbotsford has hosted camp, Abbotsford Centre hosts pre-season game on Sept. 27

Abbotsford Centre will host a pre-season game featuring the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames. (Canucks Twitter photo)
Anytime Fitness is adding a second location in Abbotsford, as they will have an establishment at Highstreet Shopping Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Anytime Fitness adding location in Abbotsford

Gym will be taking over space formerly occupied by Steve Nash Sports Club

Anytime Fitness is adding a second location in Abbotsford, as they will have an establishment at Highstreet Shopping Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Rob Mullowney (left) has been named the COO of the Abbotsford Canucks. Raj Mutti (right) is now the team’s VP, Business Operations.

Abbotsford Canucks announce front office additions

Rob Mullowney named COO, Raj Mutti hired as VP, Business Operations

Rob Mullowney (left) has been named the COO of the Abbotsford Canucks. Raj Mutti (right) is now the team’s VP, Business Operations.
Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam was chosen by the Toronto Blue Jays in last week’s MLB draft. (Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam drafted by Toronto Blue Jays

MEI grad picked in round 16 by Major League Baseball team, heads to UW Huskies in the fall

Abbotsford’s Micah Bucknam was chosen by the Toronto Blue Jays in last week’s MLB draft. (Twitter)
The Summer Slam 3x3 youth basketball tournament is coming to the Langley Events Centre in September.

Fraser Valley Bandits bringing three-on-three basketball tournament to Langley Events Centre

The Bandits are partnering with Basketball BC to hold the event in early September

The Summer Slam 3x3 youth basketball tournament is coming to the Langley Events Centre in September.
Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Stingrays rally behind former teammate battling cancer

Addison Johnston, a 17-year-old G.W. Graham student, has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia

Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits No. 5 Gentrey Thomas drives to the basket in front of a crowd of over 1,500 at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday evening (July 14). The Bandits went on to win 92-71 over the Guelph Nighthawks. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Bandits take down Guelph Nighthawks 92-71

First pro sports team in B.C. to host fans since start of pandemic

Fraser Valley Bandits No. 5 Gentrey Thomas drives to the basket in front of a crowd of over 1,500 at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday evening (July 14). The Bandits went on to win 92-71 over the Guelph Nighthawks. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
...

Abbotsford AHL franchise named the Canucks

New franchise set to begin play in October, logo is the Johnny Canuck character

...
Team president Craig Briere at the podium during the introductory press conference for the BCFC's seventh squad, the Prince George Kodiaks. (Facebook photo)

BC Football Conference conditionally approves new team in Prince George

The Kodiaks would begin play in 2022 and be the junior football league’s seventh franchise

Team president Craig Briere at the podium during the introductory press conference for the BCFC's seventh squad, the Prince George Kodiaks. (Facebook photo)
A number of open job positions have been posted by the Vancouver Canucks to work out of the Abbotsford Centre with the team's AHL franchise. (File photo)

Additional Abbotsford job openings posted by Vancouver Canucks

Several high profile positions available to qualified candidates working out of Abbotsford Centre

A number of open job positions have been posted by the Vancouver Canucks to work out of the Abbotsford Centre with the team's AHL franchise. (File photo)
The John Cannon Memorial Touch Tournament is back after a one-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

John Cannon Memorial Touch Tournament returns to Abbotsford fields

Bateman Park hosting 2021 edition of the event on Saturday Aug. 7, first since 2019

The John Cannon Memorial Touch Tournament is back after a one-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)