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Gallagher guns down Bruins in B.C. division clash

After two solid games to start a three-games-in-three-nights B.C. division weekend, the…

Cougars clip Bruins in shootout thriller

Nick Buonassisi had the shootout winner Saturday night as the Prince George…

Rugby club hands out hardware

The Abbotsford Rugby Club has announced its youth award winners for the 2010 season.

  • Jan 21, 2011
Jimmy Hansra’s performance in the B.C. Mainland Cricket League drew the attention of Cricket Canada

Abbotsford’s Jimmy Hansra, born in India, heads home for Cricket World Cup

For Jimmy Hansra, Thursday’s announcement that he’d been selected to Canada’s team for the Cricket World Cup officially brought his athletic career full circle.

Jimmy Hansra’s performance in the B.C. Mainland Cricket League drew the attention of Cricket Canada

Cunning’s goals power Heat past Moose

In terms of aesthetic appeal, the two goals Cam Cunning scored during…

  • Jan 21, 2011

Bruins edge Blazers in OT

The Chilliwack Bruins started off a crucial three-games-in-three-nights weekend on the right…

  • Jan 21, 2011

Roller hockey registration

The Abbotsford Ag-Rec Roller Hockey League is hosting its first registration session on Jan. 22.

  • Jan 21, 2011

Sports in brief: All-stars shine

– A quartet of Fraser Valley Bruins players suited up for the…

  • Jan 21, 2011
Kia Neilsen of the Abbotsford Ice peewee girls hockey team fends off a check from a Chilliwack Warriors opponent during peewee icebreaker tournament action at Abbotsford Recreation Centre last Friday. The host Ice won the bronze medal
Kia Neilsen of the Abbotsford Ice peewee girls hockey team fends off a check from a Chilliwack Warriors opponent during peewee icebreaker tournament action at Abbotsford Recreation Centre last Friday. The host Ice won the bronze medal

BCCAA: Abbotsford teams burned by UBC-O Heat

The UBC-Okanagan athletic department had a huge weekend at the expense of…

  • Jan 19, 2011

Sports in brief, Jan. 19: Major midget stars shine

A quartet of Fraser Valley Bruins players suited up for the B.C. Major Midget League all-star game in Chase last Saturday.

  • Jan 19, 2011
Peoria Rivermen goalie Jake Allen keeps his eye on a Greg Nemisz shot.

Heat bounce back, blank Rivermen

Whatever was spoken behind closed doors in the aftermath of the Abbotsford Heat's 5-1 loss to the Peoria Rivermen on Tuesday, they were magic words.

Peoria Rivermen goalie Jake Allen keeps his eye on a Greg Nemisz shot.

Chiefs score six to beat Bruins

The Chilliwack Bruins put up little fight Tuesday night, dropping a 6-1…

Heat forward Jon Rheault gets sandwiched between Adam Cracknell (19) and Tyler Shattock (26) of the Peoria Rivermen.

Rivermen roll over Heat

If the Peoria Rivermen seemed like a motivated group during their 5-1 blowout win over the Abbotsford Heat on Tuesday, it's because the game represented a much-anticipated homecoming for a significant segment of their squad.

Heat forward Jon Rheault gets sandwiched between Adam Cracknell (19) and Tyler Shattock (26) of the Peoria Rivermen.
Cascades centre Sarah Wierks hoists a shot over a pair of Alberta Pandas defenders during weekend action at the Envision Athletic Centre.

Cascades coming of age

After enduring two rebuilding seasons, University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball coach Al Tuchscherer is finally beginning to enjoy the fruits of his labour.

Cascades centre Sarah Wierks hoists a shot over a pair of Alberta Pandas defenders during weekend action at the Envision Athletic Centre.
Pilots defenceman Cole Regier lays the lumber to a Squamish Wolf Pack opponent in front of the net on Friday.

Pilots strengthen grip on first place

An epic goaltenders' duel highlighted a solid weekend for the Abbotsford Pilots,…

Pilots defenceman Cole Regier lays the lumber to a Squamish Wolf Pack opponent in front of the net on Friday.
Hawk hoopsters flying high

Hawk hoopsters flying high

Coaching an elite high school basketball team can be a stressful gig…

Hawk hoopsters flying high
Heat defenceman Matt Pelech clears the puck out of the crease during a Toronto Marlies power play.

D’Amigo’s shootout goal lifts Marlies past Heat

A national TV audience and 6,023 fans at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre got every last drop of entertainment value out of the Abbotsford Heat and Toronto Marlies on Sunday afternoon.

Heat defenceman Matt Pelech clears the puck out of the crease during a Toronto Marlies power play.
Heat forward Matt Keith celebrates teammate Ryan Stone’s first-period goal against the Toronto Marlies as referee Jean Hebert signals that it’s in.

Dominant second period paves way for Heat win

Three, it seems, is a magic number for the Abbotsford Heat.When the…

Heat forward Matt Keith celebrates teammate Ryan Stone’s first-period goal against the Toronto Marlies as referee Jean Hebert signals that it’s in.
Leland Irving has little margin for error playing on an Abbotsford Heat team that struggles to score

Irving the first-half MVP for the Abbotsford Heat

At the midway point of the American Hockey League regular season, Abbotsford…

Leland Irving has little margin for error playing on an Abbotsford Heat team that struggles to score