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NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)

UFV Cascades earn match play win over UBCO Heat

Cascades next compete at Canada West Golf Championships on Oct. 3 and 4

Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)
Abbotsford’s Dave Miller took home top spot in the 55-plus slalom event at the World Waterski Championship in France on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Photo by Johnny Hayward)

Abbotsford’s David Miller wins waterski championship

Local legend wins 55-plus slalom event at senior event in France

Abbotsford’s Dave Miller took home top spot in the 55-plus slalom event at the World Waterski Championship in France on Saturday (Sept. 17). (Photo by Johnny Hayward)
Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)

Valley Vertikiller set for Abbotsford trails on Oct. 8

Event is a key fundraiser for Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue

Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)
Bateman’s Micah Barker dekes around Sardis defenders during B.C. high school football action on Friday (Sept. 16) in Chilliwack. (Rick MacDonald photo)

Bateman Timberwolves close exhibition schedule with third straight win

Abbotsford Panthers, W.J. Mouat Hawks conclude with losses, season opens later this month

Bateman’s Micah Barker dekes around Sardis defenders during B.C. high school football action on Friday (Sept. 16) in Chilliwack. (Rick MacDonald photo)
The Vancouver Golden Panthers are no longer training out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre. (Facebook photo)

Vancouver Golden Panthers contract with Abbotsford ice rink cancelled

Youth hockey program had booked ice time from Sept. 13 to March at The Rinks at Summit Centre

The Vancouver Golden Panthers are no longer training out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs professional tryout agreement with Edmonton Oilers

Oilers set to play the Vancouver Canucks in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 5

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hosting Muaythai Gladiators event

The event includes 12 matches and 24 amateur athletes, some using full Muaythai rules

Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)
The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vancouver Canucks tickets for Abbotsford game on sale Thursday

NHL team hosting the Edmonton Oilers at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
UFV Cascades midfielder Jessica Fennell pushes the ball forward against the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday (Sept. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades women’s soccer earn second straight draw

Smoke postpones Sunday’s home game, men drop two on the road

UFV Cascades midfielder Jessica Fennell pushes the ball forward against the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday (Sept. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at the 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro Am at Cultus Lake Golf Club. (@VancouverGolf photo)

Abbotsford’s James Lepp wins 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro-Am

Ledgeview product takes home top prize at annual tournament

Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at the 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro Am at Cultus Lake Golf Club. (@VancouverGolf photo)
Bateman running back Taejshon Catlin carries the ball against the Mouat Hawks on Friday (Sept. 9). (Rick MacDonald photo)

Bateman Timberwolves open exhibition with two wins

Bateman defeats Mouat in ‘Battle of Abbotsford’, local teams all return to action on Friday

Bateman running back Taejshon Catlin carries the ball against the Mouat Hawks on Friday (Sept. 9). (Rick MacDonald photo)
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

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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)
Dave Miller, shown here previously competing at Albert Dyck Park in Abbotsford, is representing Canada in France at the 2022 IWWF Senior (35-plus) World Water Ski Championship. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Dave Miller added to Canadian waterski team

Longtime slalom star heading to France for 2022 IWWF Senior (35-plus) World Water Ski Championship

Dave Miller, shown here previously competing at Albert Dyck Park in Abbotsford, is representing Canada in France at the 2022 IWWF Senior (35-plus) World Water Ski Championship. (File photo)
A Canada East player avoids the tackle of a Canada West player during Canada Rugby League action in Abbotsford on Sunday (Sept. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Canada West defeats Canada East in rugby league action in Abbotsford

Pair of games at McMillan Park will help choose international teams for games later this year

A Canada East player avoids the tackle of a Canada West player during Canada Rugby League action in Abbotsford on Sunday (Sept. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
UFV’s Mikael Mainella battles for the ball during Canada West action on Friday (Sept. 2) (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades earn split in home opener weekend

Cascades fall to TRU, blank UBC-O at Rotary Stadium to open Canada West regular season

UFV’s Mikael Mainella battles for the ball during Canada West action on Friday (Sept. 2) (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford wrestlers Nishan Randhawa and Jasmit Phulka will be competing for Canada at the World Championships starting on Sept. 10.

Pair of Abbotsford wrestlers heading to World Championships

Jasmit Phulka, Nishan Randhawa competing in Serbia after medal wins at Commonwealth Games

Abbotsford wrestlers Nishan Randhawa and Jasmit Phulka will be competing for Canada at the World Championships starting on Sept. 10.
Former WHL and U Sports goalie Max Paddox has switched from hockey to volleyball and has signed with the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team. (UFV Cascades photo)

Former WHL goalie signs with UFV Cascades men’s volleyball team

Max Paddock joins Cascades for 2022-23 Canada West season

Former WHL and U Sports goalie Max Paddox has switched from hockey to volleyball and has signed with the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team. (UFV Cascades photo)
The Vancouver Golden Panthers will be based out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre for 2022-23. (Facebook photo)

Vancouver Golden Panthers hockey program now based in Abbotsford

Previously based in Langley, Golden Panthers will now train at The Rinks at Summit Centre

The Vancouver Golden Panthers will be based out of Abbotsford’s The Rinks at Summit Centre for 2022-23. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s Joshua Vandevelde has signed with the Capilano Blues men’s basketball team. (Capilano Blues photo)

Abbotsford’s Joshua Vandevelde signs with Capilano Blues basketball team

Robert Bateman Secondary School grad will join the Blues starting this fall

Abbotsford’s Joshua Vandevelde has signed with the Capilano Blues men’s basketball team. (Capilano Blues photo)