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APD officers and sponsors present Wendy Toyer (red jacket) with a cheque following the annual John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Police Department raises $32,000 for ALS support at annual golf tournament

John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament has raised close to $200,000 in its existence

APD officers and sponsors present Wendy Toyer (red jacket) with a cheque following the annual John Goyer Memorial ALS Charity Golf Tournament. (Submitted)
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

Abbotsford’s Valley Lacrosse and Mission Mud Dawgs are hosting a fundraiser at an upcoming Abbotsford Canucks home game.
UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team run record to 4-0

Women sweep Manitoba over the weekend, men drop pair of games

UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood leaps to avoid Henderson’s Byron Froese during AHL action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks run into hot goalie on Country Night

Henderson goalie Jiri Patera makes 43 saves to lead visitors to 3-2 win at the Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood leaps to avoid Henderson’s Byron Froese during AHL action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Live music, $5 beers and player autographs scheduled for Abbotsford Canucks “Country Night”

Saturday’s game against the Henderson Silver Knights is the second annual event for the Canucks

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Mouat’s Chase Heinrich makes a leaping catch during B.C. high school football playoff action on Friday (Nov. 11). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Mouat Hawks win first playoff game in nine years

Hawks shutout the New Westminster Hyacks 42-0 in Abbotsford on Friday

Mouat’s Chase Heinrich makes a leaping catch during B.C. high school football playoff action on Friday (Nov. 11). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Canucks forwards Linus Karlsson (left) and Yushiroh Hirano attack the Henderson Silver Knights net on Thursday (Nov. 10). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks edge Henderson Silver Knights 2-1

Goals from Brady Keeper and John Stevens, great goaltending from Arturs Silovs seals win

Abbotsford Canucks forwards Linus Karlsson (left) and Yushiroh Hirano attack the Henderson Silver Knights net on Thursday (Nov. 10). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Nicola Knudsen performs at the JKA-SKD Western Canada Karate Championships in Chilliwack on Nov. 5. (Submitted)

Abbotsford karate athletes win 34 medals at event in Chilliwack

Abbotsford Shotokan Karate Dojo wins big at JKA-SKD Western Canada Karate Championships

Nicola Knudsen performs at the JKA-SKD Western Canada Karate Championships in Chilliwack on Nov. 5. (Submitted)
Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs two-year deal with Swiss League hockey team

Former Vancouver Canucks draft pick inks deal with EHC Visp

Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)
The Mouat Hawks junior varsity football team hosts a wildcard playoff game on Wednesday (Nov. 9). (Stacey Currie photo)

Robert Bateman, W.J. Mouat junior varsity football teams hosting playoff games in Abbotsford

Timberwolves and Hawks both post 5-0 records during regular season

The Mouat Hawks junior varsity football team hosts a wildcard playoff game on Wednesday (Nov. 9). (Stacey Currie photo)
UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)

UFV Cascades basketball teams sweep Griffins in Edmonton

Cascades hosting Abbotsford home opener on Friday against Manitoba

UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)
Abbotsford’s Jasmit Singh Phulka (right) stands on the podium after winning bronze at the Kristjan Palusalu Memorial event. (Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Jasmit Singh Phulka earns bronze in Estonia

Local wrestler finishes third in his division at Kristjan Palusalu Memorial

Abbotsford’s Jasmit Singh Phulka (right) stands on the podium after winning bronze at the Kristjan Palusalu Memorial event. (Instagram)
Canucks forward Yushiroh Hirano pushes the puck forward against the Firebirds on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks power play power outage leads to 3-1 loss to Coachella Valley

Firebirds connect twice on the power play, Canucks go zero for seven in loss

Canucks forward Yushiroh Hirano pushes the puck forward against the Firebirds on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around Firebirds forward Andrew Poturalksi during AHL action on Friday (Nov. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Lockwood, Karlsson lead Abbotsford Canucks to 5-2 win over Coachella Valley Firebirds

Canucks have now won two of three games at Abbotsford Centre, rematch set for Saturday

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around Firebirds forward Andrew Poturalksi during AHL action on Friday (Nov. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Taejshon Catlin carries the ball against the Ballenas Whalers on Friday (Nov. 4). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Friday Night Football: Bateman completes perfect season, Mouat wins ‘Battle of Abbotsford’

Bateman defeats Ballenas 46-6, Mouat wins 40-6 over Abbotsford to conclude regular season

Taejshon Catlin carries the ball against the Ballenas Whalers on Friday (Nov. 4). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)

BC Lions offering Fraser Valley fans bus rides to Sunday’s playoff game

Fans from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley Hope, Merritt and Kamloops can purchase bus ride

The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)
Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling signs broadcast deal with Telus

Programming will begin airing in December, wrestling shows will be aired live

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team ranked second in coaches preseason poll

Canada West coaches have Cascades ranked at number two, men ranked at 12

Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool traded to the Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers trade Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad for a second round draft pick

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).