Football

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)

Lower Mainland football head coach faces drug charge

Howie Zaron charged with possession of cocaine, president saying team standing behind him

Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)
Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead Abbotsford football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Bateman’s Ty Martens (#15) fights for the ball during a provincial playoff game in 2018. The Timberwolves star announced that he has signed with the Windsor Lancers. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Bateman’s Martens signs with Windsor Lancers

Timberwolves quarterback, defensive back joining Ontario university team

Bateman’s Ty Martens (#15) fights for the ball during a provincial playoff game in 2018. The Timberwolves star announced that he has signed with the Windsor Lancers. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

Officials looking for answers after Abbotsford football star found dead in Sask. lake

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford football star Samwel Uko dies at age 20

Panthers star running back dies on May 21, cause of death not yet known

Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Mouat’s Dion Pellerin drafted by Toronto Argos

Mouat’s Dion Pellerin drafted by Toronto Argos

Abbotsford football talent chosen in 2020 CFL Draft in round five, 42nd overall

Mouat’s Dion Pellerin drafted by Toronto Argos
Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)

B.C. Lions trade up to take LB Williams with 1st pick in CFL draft

B.C. (5-13) finished last in the West Division last season

Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool is likely to be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft. The event runs from Thursday to Saturday. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool ready to enter the NFL

Abbotsford Senior product likely to get selected at NFL Draft, which starts on Thursday

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool is likely to be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft. The event runs from Thursday to Saturday. (Twitter photo)