Lacrosse

Lakers stormed back to win a 13-9 victory over Langley Thunder and their fourth consecutive Mann Cup championship Saturday night (Sept 17) at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Peterborough Lakers down Langley Thunder to take Mann Cup

It came down to the last 20 minutes

  • Sep 18, 2022

 

Frank Scigliano made 49 saves on 53 shots as the Langley Thunder forced a seventh and deciding game in the Mann Cup championships with a 9-4 game six victory over the Peterborough Lakers on Friday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder force game 7 in Mann Cup

Coach calls it ‘an almost perfect elimination game’

  • Sep 17, 2022

 

The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Langley Thunder on the brink of elimination

Peterborough wins game 5; takes 3-2 series lead over langley in Mann Cup

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Ontario’s Lakers cut B.C. Thunder lead in Mann Cup

‘We just didn’t have the footwork, the attacking the net’

  • Sep 13, 2022
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder lead Mann Cup 2-0 after narrow overtime win

Six seconds made all the difference

  • Sep 11, 2022
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

B.C. champions Langley Thunder take game 1 of Mann Cup over Lakers

Curtis Dickson and Dane Dobbie had eight points each

  • Sep 10, 2022
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Abbotsford’s Kaysen Eustace (right) earned a silver medal with Team BC at the box lacrosse nationals earlier this month. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Kaysen Eustace earns box lacrosse silver medal

Team BC has strong showing at Langley-based tournament earlier this month

Abbotsford’s Kaysen Eustace (right) earned a silver medal with Team BC at the box lacrosse nationals earlier this month. (Submitted)
Abbotsford's Abi Janzen receives her silver medal after backstopping Team BC to a second place finish in the box lacrosse competition at the Canada Summer Games. (Ashley Buston-White photo)

Abbotsford’s Abi Janzen, Team BC box lacrosse earn silver at Canada Summer Games

Team BC places second in sport’s first appearance at Canada Summer Games since 1985

Abbotsford's Abi Janzen receives her silver medal after backstopping Team BC to a second place finish in the box lacrosse competition at the Canada Summer Games. (Ashley Buston-White photo)
Abbotsford Senior’s Panther Field is no longer available to use for Valley Lacrosse field lacrosse participants or any other members of the public.

Abbotsford’s Valley Attack field lacrosse finds new home after turf turmoil

Local lacrosse players no longer able to play at Abbotsford Senior, teaming with Mission

Abbotsford Senior’s Panther Field is no longer available to use for Valley Lacrosse field lacrosse participants or any other members of the public.
The Abbotsford Warriors peewee C lacrosse team captured provincial bronze over the weekend. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Warriors earn provincial bronze medal

Peewee C box lacrosse team scores bronze after outstanding season

The Abbotsford Warriors peewee C lacrosse team captured provincial bronze over the weekend. (Submitted)
(Left to right) Abbotsford lacrosse talents Talon Trolland, Devin Allison, Charlie Lort, Rayne Lang and Ethan Gould are competing in a number of tournaments in the United States this summer. (Submitted)

Abbotsford field lacrosse players gear up for busy summer

Valley Attack talents heading to the United States for several events with Fusion West Lacrosse

(Left to right) Abbotsford lacrosse talents Talon Trolland, Devin Allison, Charlie Lort, Rayne Lang and Ethan Gould are competing in a number of tournaments in the United States this summer. (Submitted)
Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies goaltender Brandon Humphrey was among a few players and coaches recognized at the year-end league awards, despite his team falling to Sea Spray in the finals. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Arena lacrosse awards stars of the season

At the end of the inaugural year of play for ALL west division, players and coaches given accolades

  • Mar 30, 2022
Grizzlies goaltender Brandon Humphrey was among a few players and coaches recognized at the year-end league awards, despite his team falling to Sea Spray in the finals. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies fell two games to one against the Sea Spray this weekend in lacrosse action at Langley Events Centre, giving Sea Spray the inaugural Arena Lacrosse League west division championship title. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

LEC ACTION: Sea Spray capture ALL West title

Team wins inaugural Arena Lacrosse League western division championship on Sunday in Langley

  • Mar 29, 2022
Grizzlies fell two games to one against the Sea Spray this weekend in lacrosse action at Langley Events Centre, giving Sea Spray the inaugural Arena Lacrosse League west division championship title. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Five Abbotsford lacrosse talents were chosen in the BCJLL’s entry draft.

Five Abbotsford talents chosen in BCJLL entry draft

Hoogstraten, Lort, Lang, Allison and Gould all picked at Jan. 29 virtual event

Five Abbotsford lacrosse talents were chosen in the BCJLL’s entry draft.
The Vancouver Warriors and TD have teamed up to raise money for flood relief efforts. (Submitted)

Vancouver Warriors make 1,000 home opener tickets available by donation to B.C. flood relief

National Lacrosse League club, TD bank teaming up to aid flood relief efforts in the province

The Vancouver Warriors and TD have teamed up to raise money for flood relief efforts. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Valley Attack field lacrosse is looking for players to register to ensure a season. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Valley Attack looking for players to ensure season

Field Lacrosse group needs players to fill ages 5 to 18 divisions for season to occur

Abbotsford’s Valley Attack field lacrosse is looking for players to register to ensure a season. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Liam Hoogstraten (left), shown here with the Abbotsford Warriors, has signed with Wingate University’s field lacrosse program. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Hoogstraten signs with Wingate University

Robert Bateman Secondary School student joining lacrosse program at North Carolina school

Abbotsford’s Liam Hoogstraten (left), shown here with the Abbotsford Warriors, has signed with Wingate University’s field lacrosse program. (Submitted)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

The MSL and WLA seasons were originally scheduled to begin later this month

New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)
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