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The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

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Mixed results for UFV Cascades golfers as B.C. Rivalry Series rolls on

One dominant day and one down day for UFV versus UBC and UBC-Okanagan rivals

Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Jennifer Greggain gets new role with Golf Canada

Greggain is now one of two people guiding the country’s top junior golfers

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal

Two sides avoid arbitration, Virtanen will receive average annual salary of $2.55 million

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)
The Surrey Eagles are currently seeking billet families for its players in advance of the 2020-‘21 BC Hockey League season. (Garrett James photo)

BCHL team in ‘desperate’ need of billet families for upcoming hockey season

COVID-19 pandemic has made finding homes for players difficult: billet co-ordinator

The Surrey Eagles are currently seeking billet families for its players in advance of the 2020-‘21 BC Hockey League season. (Garrett James photo)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract

Yale Hockey Academy product files for arbitration with Canucks, hearing set for Oct. 28

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)
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Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

Chilliwack Chiefs land potential game changer in Massimo Rizzo deal

The BCHL junior A club has Fred Page Cup aspirations, and the new player has a championship pedigree

Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.
Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire Massimo Rizzo from Coquitlam Express

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney has high expectations this season, and this trade is a sign of that

Massimo Rizzo (Penticton Vees, BCHL), middle, tries to out-maneuver two Team Canada East players during a preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the all-Canadian matchup 6-1.
Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images
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UFV Cascades golfers finding form as B.C. Rivalry Series continues

The locals looked good in tourneys three and four, which were played last week against UBC and UBC-O

  • Oct 19, 2020
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UFV women’s soccer squad back in action against Trinity Western Spartans

The Cascades and three other Canada West schools are playing a seven-game exhibition series

  • Oct 19, 2020
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Tempers fray as Chilliwack Chiefs and Surrey Eagles face off for fifth time in October

The BCHL teams have seen a lot of each other this month, and Saturday’s game took on a nasty tone

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Course workers prepare the landing area at the ski jump venue in Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, B.C. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Whistler, B.C., to host nordic world junior ski championship in 2023

Canada last hosted the championships in 1997 in Canmore, Alta.

Course workers prepare the landing area at the ski jump venue in Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, B.C. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spectators no longer allowed at B.C. indoor sporting facilities

The decision comes after Dr. Bonnie Henry issued caution to sports teams earlier this week

Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)

Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes

The decision was made with the unanimous support of U SPORTS’ board of directors

The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)
GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer went to Hungary to play pro basketball with the cancellation of the 2020-21 Canada West season looming. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV athletes hit hard as Canada West conference pulls plug on season

While Cascades teams might play ‘regional cohort’ games, conference play/playoffs is a no-go

  • Oct 15, 2020
GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer went to Hungary to play pro basketball with the cancellation of the 2020-21 Canada West season looming. (UFV Cascades photo)
Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

UFV women’s basketballer Maddy Gobeil signs pro contract in France

Gobeil joins Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer as UFV Cascades playing overseas in 2020-21

Chilliwack Chiefs fall in overtime to Surrey Eagles

In their lone game of the weekend, the BCHL junior A club fell 3-2 at the Chilliwack Coliseum