Football

Fox and Hounds in Aldergrove. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove’s Fox and Hounds Pub open on Super Bowl Sunday

Game will be playing on TV’s, but per provincial guidelines, no program or event can take place

 

Abbotsford’s Bo Lokombo will be rejoining the B.C. Lions for the 2021 CFL season. (B.C. Lions Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Bo Lokombo rejoins B.C. Lions

W.J. Mouat grad signs with CFL club, Lions returning to gridiron in June

 

Former Abbotsford Falcons player Wesley Olfert is battling cancer for a third time in his young life. (Submitted)

Abbotsford football community rallies around former player battling cancer for third time

GoFundMe launched for former Abbotsford Senior student and Falcons player Wesley Olfert

Former Abbotsford Falcons player Wesley Olfert is battling cancer for a third time in his young life. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Abbotsford Panthers star Haidyn Vermeulen (right) celebrates his signing with the Alberta Golden Bears football program along with his mother Niki Vermeulen and father Dan Vermeulen back in September.

Abbotsford’s Haidyn Vermeulen named to CFC Prospect Game

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School student one of 14 from B.C. to earn recognition

Abbotsford Panthers star Haidyn Vermeulen (right) celebrates his signing with the Alberta Golden Bears football program along with his mother Niki Vermeulen and father Dan Vermeulen back in September.
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scores 10th touchdown

First wide receiver since 1960 to record 10 touchdowns in 10 games, Steelers still unbeaten

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Chase Claypool celebrates a big play during the Steelers 36-10 win over the Bengals on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in Steelers win

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad now has caught seven touchdowns in nine games for Pittsburgh

Chase Claypool celebrates a big play during the Steelers 36-10 win over the Bengals on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Bateman’s Joshua Olafsen signs on the dotted line to commit to Windsor earlier this month. (Twitter photo)

Bateman’s Olafsen commits to Windsor Lancers football program

Timberwolves all-star heading to Ontario in 2021, moving from defence to offence

Bateman’s Joshua Olafsen signs on the dotted line to commit to Windsor earlier this month. (Twitter photo)
Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Former Mouat Hawk and current Saskatchewan Huskies star Nelson Lokombo has been ranked the 14th top prospect eligible for the 2021 CFL Draft. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Nelson Lokombo ranked 14th best CFL prospect

Former Mouat Hawk, current Saskatchewan Huskies football star eligible for the 2021 CFL draft

Former Mouat Hawk and current Saskatchewan Huskies star Nelson Lokombo has been ranked the 14th top prospect eligible for the 2021 CFL Draft. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Micah Logan (#73) has signed with the UBC Thunderbirds football program. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Micah Logan signs with UBC Thunderbirds

Grade 12 Abby Senior student set to join football program in 2021

Abbotsford’s Micah Logan (#73) has signed with the UBC Thunderbirds football program. (Submitted)
Abbotsford Panthers star Haidyn Vermeulen (right) celebrates his signing with the Alberta Golden Bears football program along with his mother Niki Vermeulen and father Dan Vermeulen on Monday. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Haidyn Vermeulen signs with Alberta Golden Bears

Grade 12 Abby Senior student joining Edmonton-based football program in 2021

Abbotsford Panthers star Haidyn Vermeulen (right) celebrates his signing with the Alberta Golden Bears football program along with his mother Niki Vermeulen and father Dan Vermeulen on Monday. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool and the Pittsburgh Steelers return to action on Sunday (Sept. 26) against the Houston Texans. (Zoom photo)

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool speaks with Canadian media

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver speaks on a variety of topics during Zoom press conference

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool and the Pittsburgh Steelers return to action on Sunday (Sept. 26) against the Houston Texans. (Zoom photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abby Senior grad established new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his first career NFL reception against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14, 2020. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes NFL debut with Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh beats New York Giants 26-16 on Monday Night Football, Claypool collects 48 yards offence

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his first career NFL reception against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14, 2020. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)