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Langley counting down to World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

Langley counting down to World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

More details were unveiled Tuesday morning about a competition at LEC and the new Aldergrove centre.

  • Oct 9, 2018
Langley counting down to World Indoor Lacrosse Championship
Netminder Trent Miner (Special to the Black Press Media)

Giants earn a weekend sweep in Prince George

Netminder Trent Miner stopped 54 of 56 shots during his two starts this week.

  • Oct 7, 2018
Netminder Trent Miner (Special to the Black Press Media)
(James Doyle/Special to the Langley Advance)

Vancouver Giants shoot down Cougars 3-0, in away game

The G-Men, a WHL team, defeated Prince George Friday and takes them on again tonight.

  • Oct 6, 2018
(James Doyle/Special to the Langley Advance)
Giants kick off road trip with 5-0 win in Kelowna

Giants kick off road trip with 5-0 win in Kelowna

Langley-based junior hockey team pulls out a victory over the Rockets, in first of three away games.

  • Oct 4, 2018
Giants kick off road trip with 5-0 win in Kelowna
Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)

55+ BC Games coming to Abbotsford in 2022

More than 3,000 athletes in 23 sports competing at event

Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)
Vancouver Giants enjoy a 5-4 victory over Spokane Sunday afternoon on home ice in Langley. (Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: G-Men fought hard to win home victory in shootout Sunday

On home ice, the Vancouver Giants major junior hockey team managed to snatch a defeat from Spokane.

  • Sep 30, 2018
Vancouver Giants enjoy a 5-4 victory over Spokane Sunday afternoon on home ice in Langley. (Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)
An Agassiz couple has received awards from Softball BC for their longtime dedication to softball. Bob Cochrane (left) has umpired fast and slo-pitch for 40 years and Terree Cochrane for 10. The pair have umpired on provincial, national and even international levels, umpiring in Europe and South America. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

Agassiz umpires win prestigous Softball BC awards

Umpiring is a job that tends to get more hate than love,…

An Agassiz couple has received awards from Softball BC for their longtime dedication to softball. Bob Cochrane (left) has umpired fast and slo-pitch for 40 years and Terree Cochrane for 10. The pair have umpired on provincial, national and even international levels, umpiring in Europe and South America. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
(Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Giants struggle to put puck in net at home

The Vancouver G-Men fell 3-1 to the Seattle Thunderbird at the Langley Events Centre Friday.

  • Sep 29, 2018
(Rik Fedyck/Vancouver Giants)
Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game

Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game

Chilliwack’s Sardis Secondary hosting TWU Spartans vs. CBC Bearcats

Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game
Harrison paddling club wins big in Gibsons

Harrison paddling club wins big in Gibsons

A local paddle boat club is riding the wave of victory after…

Harrison paddling club wins big in Gibsons
Indigenous soccer championship cancelled due to poor air quality from Mt. Hicks wildfire

Indigenous soccer championship cancelled due to poor air quality from Mt. Hicks wildfire

Indigenous Provincial Soccer Championships had plans to host 18 teams at Seabird Island Band

Indigenous soccer championship cancelled due to poor air quality from Mt. Hicks wildfire
Fraser Valley Bandits announce season ticket prices

Fraser Valley Bandits announce season ticket prices

Basketball team set to tip-off in summer of 2019

Fraser Valley Bandits announce season ticket prices
Drag boat racers are timed over a quarter of a mile. The revitalized Fraser Valley Drag Boat Association says the Harrison River, next to the RV campground is the perfect spot for the water sport. (Submitted/Les Puchala)

Drag boat racing makes a splash in Harrison Mills

There’s something to be said for the soft tranquility and peace of…

Drag boat racers are timed over a quarter of a mile. The revitalized Fraser Valley Drag Boat Association says the Harrison River, next to the RV campground is the perfect spot for the water sport. (Submitted/Les Puchala)
The Valley Huskers’ Keegan Vicklund looks for an opening during the team’s 33-31 win over the Vancouver Island Raiders at Exhibition Field on Sunday. For video highlights from the game, find this story online at www.theprogress.com (Kim Douglas Photo)

Valley Huskers thrill hometown crowd with come-from-behind win

Three touchdowns in the final quarter and a key interception secure the victory

  • Aug 8, 2018
The Valley Huskers’ Keegan Vicklund looks for an opening during the team’s 33-31 win over the Vancouver Island Raiders at Exhibition Field on Sunday. For video highlights from the game, find this story online at www.theprogress.com (Kim Douglas Photo)
The stars of WWE are returning to Abbotsford on Sept. 30.

WWE returning to Abbotsford

Professional wrestling show coming to Abbotsford Centre

The stars of WWE are returning to Abbotsford on Sept. 30.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Bob Brown, new senior advisor of the WHL Vancouver Giants, at a press conference hosted by the NHL Vancouver Canucks in 2013, when the 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame. Brown was the GM of the Blazers from 1986 to 1995. (submitted photo)

Former hockey scout with NHL Oilers hired as WHL Giants’ senior advisor

Hockey exec’s experience ‘a huge asset for us as we continue our pursuit of a championship,’ GM says

Bob Brown, new senior advisor of the WHL Vancouver Giants, at a press conference hosted by the NHL Vancouver Canucks in 2013, when the 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame. Brown was the GM of the Blazers from 1986 to 1995. (submitted photo)
Agassiz sisters prepare for BC Games

Agassiz sisters prepare for BC Games

Girls competing in canoe/kayak races in Cowichan Valley

Agassiz sisters prepare for BC Games
Monster trucks returning to Abbotsford

Monster trucks returning to Abbotsford

Monster Madness tour arriving in September

Monster trucks returning to Abbotsford
The Fraser Valley Bandits are set to debut in 2019.

The Bandits arrive in the Fraser Valley

New professional basketball team announces name, colours and logo

The Fraser Valley Bandits are set to debut in 2019.