SOCCER GOLD: Fraser Valley wins tournament

The Fraser Valley Girls soccer squad won 2-0 over Vancouver Island.

It was a close game in the first 20 minutes as Fraser Valley – Zone 3 tangled with Vancouver Island-Central Coast – Zone 6 for the gold in girls soccer on Sunday.

But Fraser Valley inevitably took over the game, keeping possession and scoring one goal in each half for the 2-0 win.

“The opposition, the first 20 minutes, they played hard,” said Fraser Valley coach Andrew Dodge.

But Fraser Valley kept its clean sheet throughout the Summer Games, not allowing one goal during their four games, Dodge pointed out.

Thompson-Okanagan – Zone 2 defeated Vancouver Coastal ­– Zone 5 for the bronze medal by earning a 2-1 victory.

Fraser River – Zone 4 had a huge 7-0 win over Cariboo North East – Zone 8 for a fifth-place finish with Cariboo North East finishing in sixth place.

Kootenays – Zone 1 finished seventh with a 6-1 win over eighth place North West – Zone 7.

The Kootenays–Zone 1 defeated Northwest – Zone 7 in a 6-1 victory to decide seventh and eighth finish.

 

Just Posted

Semis catch fire at Bradner-area wrecker off Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Crews called to scene at around 2 p.m., finding up to six semis that had caught fire at the wrecker

Abbotsford group meets to kick off local Green New Deal talks

Organizer says climate movement started small locally, but hopes to expand moving forward

City of Abbotsford organizing renewed homelessness forum

Local forum in June to come after regional forum fell out due to snowy weather in February

Up-front price tag for new Abbotsford/Mission water source rises

Consultants suggest shifting $7 million in costs from project’s second stage

Abbotsford’s newest public art unveiled in historic downtown

Mural adorns back of Hemingway’s Books on Montrose Avenue

Police say it’s “impressive” no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Toronto will play the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors next

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Raptors beat Bucks 100-94 to advance to franchise’s first-ever NBA Finals

Leonard has 27 points, 17 boards to lead Toronto past Milwaukee

Most Read