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Vancouver Giants fall with only 10 second left against Victoria

Vancouver Giants fall with only 10 second left against Victoria

A Langley hockey team dropped a 4-3 game on the Island, before returing home to play Red Deer today.

  • Feb 18, 2018
Vancouver Giants fall with only 10 second left against Victoria
Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)

Canadians place second in first heat of two-man bobsleigh

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz finish 0.02 seconds behind Latvian team in Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)
Giants forward Ty Ronning crashes the net during WHL action in Langley on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)

Vancouver Giants tame Medicine Hat Tigers

Big effort from Giants star Ty Ronning in victory

Giants forward Ty Ronning crashes the net during WHL action in Langley on Saturday. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)
Sprinting, strength, and even how high people can jump was tested at the RBC Training Ground on Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Young B.C. athletes put to the test at RBC Training Ground

A Saturday qualifier in Langley let Lower Mainland athletes be assessed for Olympic potential.

Sprinting, strength, and even how high people can jump was tested at the RBC Training Ground on Saturday. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
The Langley Sportsplex donated ice time for the fundraising game that pitted the West Coast Walleyes (in yellow) against the B.C. Rockies (in green). Dan Ferguson Langley Times

SLIDE SHOW: Langley hockey match raises money for Children’s Hospital

West Coast Walleyes tangle with B.C. Rockies at Sportsplex

The Langley Sportsplex donated ice time for the fundraising game that pitted the West Coast Walleyes (in yellow) against the B.C. Rockies (in green). Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Katelyn Gafka has her eye on the prize as Katrina Lawley and Jaydin Lees look on at the tournament in Hope on Saturday. The AESS girls basketball team placed second overall in the tournament and is preparing for their next game in Surrey, Jan. 9. Submitted

AESS senior girls and boys battle for the ball

Both boys and girls teams place second in Hope Tournament

  • Dec 18, 2017
Katelyn Gafka has her eye on the prize as Katrina Lawley and Jaydin Lees look on at the tournament in Hope on Saturday. The AESS girls basketball team placed second overall in the tournament and is preparing for their next game in Surrey, Jan. 9. Submitted
Delta’s Jason Fram (centre), who plays with the University of Alberta Bears was one of four players from B.C. invited to the U SPORTS men’s hockey all-star team that will help prospects for Canada’s national junior team prepare for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. Photo courtesy of Don Voaklander/University of Alberta

B.C. players named to U SPORTS hockey all-star squad

Players from Penticton, Delta, Coldstream and Sicamous will help prep world junior prospects

Delta’s Jason Fram (centre), who plays with the University of Alberta Bears was one of four players from B.C. invited to the U SPORTS men’s hockey all-star team that will help prospects for Canada’s national junior team prepare for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. Photo courtesy of Don Voaklander/University of Alberta
Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

The province’s best male curlers will compete in the Cariboo in 2019

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship
Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

One full day of action is complete as Langley hosts the BC high school boys volleyball championships

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court
Quidditch action took over the Mouat turf fields in Abbotsford on Saturday and Sunday. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Quidditch action took over the Mouat turf fields in Abbotsford on Saturday and Sunday. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Quidditch competitors battle it out at the last time the Western Regionals came to Abbotsford in 2016. The event comes to the turf fields at Mouat on Saturday and Sunday. (Kier Junos/PHOTO)

Quidditch Western Championships landing in Abbotsford

Teams from B.C. and Alberta duelling for top honours

Quidditch competitors battle it out at the last time the Western Regionals came to Abbotsford in 2016. The event comes to the turf fields at Mouat on Saturday and Sunday. (Kier Junos/PHOTO)
Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley has been announced as the second team in the new Canadian Elite Basketball League.

New basketball team coming to Abbotsford

The Canadian Elite Basketball League announces Fraser Valley as second franchise

Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley has been announced as the second team in the new Canadian Elite Basketball League.
Kultar “Black Mamba” Gill, draped in some of the gold he won during his MMA career, is set to bring a big night of fighting to Abbotsford on Nov. 10. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Mamba Fight Night 4: Abbotsford’s biggest MMA show takes over on Nov. 10

Thousands expected to pack Abbotsford Centre for next week’s fight card

Kultar “Black Mamba” Gill, draped in some of the gold he won during his MMA career, is set to bring a big night of fighting to Abbotsford on Nov. 10. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The finish flag is waved at the end of one of the annual Pumpkin Smash derby mini stock races Saturday at the Hope Sports Bowl.

VIDEO: Pumpkin Smash Derby attracts drivers from around B.C.

Cars raced through mud and over hills for derby glory during the annual Hope event.

The finish flag is waved at the end of one of the annual Pumpkin Smash derby mini stock races Saturday at the Hope Sports Bowl.
More than 300 competitors are expected to hit the weights at the Fraser Valley Throwdown at Abbotsford Centre this weekend. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fraser Valley Throwdown returns

CrossFit sports event back at Abbotsford Centre on Saturday and Sunday

More than 300 competitors are expected to hit the weights at the Fraser Valley Throwdown at Abbotsford Centre this weekend. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The UFV Cascades golf program dominated at the CCAA Golf National Championships, winning three of four national titles.

UFV Cascades golf: Best in Canada

Cascades men’s, women’s teams earn three of four national titles

The UFV Cascades golf program dominated at the CCAA Golf National Championships, winning three of four national titles.
VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack

VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack

National indoor BMX competition packs Chilliwack Heritage Park with people and wheels all weekend.

VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack
Kristen Moncks is one of two women on Team Canada who attended Trinity Western University in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

Former Langley students help Team Canada win first international game

The NORCECA Women’s Continental Championships feature six teams, including Team Canada.

Kristen Moncks is one of two women on Team Canada who attended Trinity Western University in Langley. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Hall puts out call for nominations

Hall puts out call for nominations

BC Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations for 2018 induction class

Hall puts out call for nominations
Participants in the Cultus Lake Triathlon transition from the swim portion to their bikes Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Cultus Lake Triathlon

Main Beach was crowded with participants and spectators for the Cultus race.

Participants in the Cultus Lake Triathlon transition from the swim portion to their bikes Sunday morning.
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