Football

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)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool was forecasted to be chosen in round one of 2020 NFL Draft by ESPN expert Mel Kiper Jr. earlier this week. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool trending as NFL first round pick

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has former Panther forecasted as 30th overall in latest mock draft

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool was forecasted to be chosen in round one of 2020 NFL Draft by ESPN expert Mel Kiper Jr. earlier this week. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches a pass during Thursday’s NFL Combine. (Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool impresses at NFL Combine

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad posts strong time in 40-yard dash

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches a pass during Thursday’s NFL Combine. (Twitter)
Panthers players David Coronado and Jalem Catlin, along with their mothers Amber Molema and Heidi Catlin sign on the dotted line with Windsor University. Lancers offensive coordinator Joe Circelli and Panthers head coach Jay Fujimura were also on hand for the event. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford football talents ink university commitments

Panthers Catlin and Coronado, Mouat’s Duval announce signings

Panthers players David Coronado and Jalem Catlin, along with their mothers Amber Molema and Heidi Catlin sign on the dotted line with Windsor University. Lancers offensive coordinator Joe Circelli and Panthers head coach Jay Fujimura were also on hand for the event. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool fields questions from the media on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. (Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool enters the NFL Combine

Abby Senior grad hoping to wow scouts during important pre-draft event

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool fields questions from the media on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. (Twitter)
Luke Pearson and Keon Glickman, who signed with the UBC Thunderbirds on Thursday, were joined by their mothers Mary Pearson and Annette McLeod, along with UBC head coach Blake Nill and coach Peter Buckley. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Glickman, Pearson sign with UBC

Panthers linemen joining Thunderbirds football program later this year

Luke Pearson and Keon Glickman, who signed with the UBC Thunderbirds on Thursday, were joined by their mothers Mary Pearson and Annette McLeod, along with UBC head coach Blake Nill and coach Peter Buckley. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)