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Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A t-shirt designed by Coast Salish artist Bonny Graham (B. Wyse) includes the phrase ‘every child matters’ in a custom font inspired by Coast Salish design.

Chilliwack FC works with Stó:lō Nation Chiefs Council on t-shirt fundraiser

The youth soccer organization will sell custom-designed orange shirts, donating proceeds to the SNCC

A t-shirt designed by Coast Salish artist Bonny Graham (B. Wyse) includes the phrase ‘every child matters’ in a custom font inspired by Coast Salish design.
Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 21, 2021.

Buzz building for 2021 Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament

The key fundraiser for the non-profit will be held Aug. 21 at the Cultus Lake Golf Course

Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 21, 2021.
UFV athletes were honoured for their strength and perseverance during the pandemic. (UFV photo)

Fraser Valley athletes recognized in year without sports

UFV Cascades athletes honoured for strength shown during the pandemic

UFV athletes were honoured for their strength and perseverance during the pandemic. (UFV photo)
Chilliwack Spartans Swim Club coach Justin Daly.

Chilliwack Spartans swim coach Justin Daly wins Rubber Boot Award

Daly was recognized in a vote by fellow coaches in the BC Swim Coaches Association

Chilliwack Spartans Swim Club coach Justin Daly.
Chilliwack Ringette

Chilliwack Ringette offers ‘Come Try Ringette’ event, gym style

The ice is out at the Sardis Sports Complex, so the event won’t require any skating

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Fred Wellsby junior golf tournament returns to Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Cultus Lake courses

The popular tournament will include five open rounds and one championship invitational

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Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema, a member of the Canadian national women’s soccer squad.

Another scoreless draw for Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema and Canadian national women’s soccer squad

Canada played Brazil to a 0-0 tie days after doing the same in a friendly against the Czech Republic

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema, a member of the Canadian national women’s soccer squad.
Chilliwack Basketball Club head coach Kyle Graves (left) oversees a group of players going through an outdoors workout last summer. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack Basketball Club bringing back outdoor camps this summer

Started because COVID made indoor activities impossible, the outdoor offerings proved popular

Chilliwack Basketball Club head coach Kyle Graves (left) oversees a group of players going through an outdoors workout last summer. (Submitted photo)
Jordyn Huitema plays for the Canadian national women’s soccer team. (Soccer Canada photos)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema and Canada battle Czechs to 0-0 draw

Huitema’s national women’s soccer squad played a friendly match against the Czechs in Spain

Jordyn Huitema plays for the Canadian national women’s soccer team. (Soccer Canada photos)
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Fraser Valley Bandits sign former NBA-er Julian Washburn

Former Memphis Grizzlies starter to join CEBL team for 2021 season

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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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BCHL partners with Eligibility Wizard Inc.

Eligibility Wizard Inc. is an online tool to make sure BCHL skaters meet NCAA elibility requirements

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Sardis secondary grad Josh Janssen was part of the 2020 Valley Husker recruiting class in 2020, and football boss Bob Reist added more local talent in this year's crop of recruits. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers load up on local talent for 2021 BC Football Conference season

The junior football club is looking for a return to action after COVID cancelled the 2020 campaign

Sardis secondary grad Josh Janssen was part of the 2020 Valley Husker recruiting class in 2020, and football boss Bob Reist added more local talent in this year's crop of recruits. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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Rob Fai (left), Ransford Brempong (middle) and Shantelle Chand make up the new on-air broadcast team for the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits announce new broadcast team

Rob Fai, Ransford Brempong and Shantelle Chand revealed as new on-air trio

Rob Fai (left), Ransford Brempong (middle) and Shantelle Chand make up the new on-air broadcast team for the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs release schedule for 2021-22 BCHL season

The Chiefs will play 52 regular games and two showcase matches as part of their BCHL slate

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Abbotsford AHL franchise officially lands in Pacific Division

AHL announces 68-game regular season for Abbotsford and the Pacific Division

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Action from the Hockeyfest back in 2019. The 2021 tour stops in Abbotsford from July 16 to 18. (Hockeyfest photo)

Hockeyfest coming to Abbotsford next month

Street hockey festival makes stop at Abbotsford Centre from July 16 to 18

Action from the Hockeyfest back in 2019. The 2021 tour stops in Abbotsford from July 16 to 18. (Hockeyfest photo)
The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed players Brandon Gilbeck (left) and Alex Campbell for the 2021 CEBL season. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign pair of talents

Abbotsford-based professional basketball team adds Brandon Gilbeck and Alex Campbell

The Fraser Valley Bandits have signed players Brandon Gilbeck (left) and Alex Campbell for the 2021 CEBL season. (Submitted)