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BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)

Minor hockey coach sets up virtual meeting with Olympians to keep players engaged

Rebecca Johnson will be interacting with B.C.’s minor hockey players on June 25.

Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)
Williams Lake’s Trey Felker looks up at Anahim Lake’s Carey Price during a visit to the team’s practice facility in Montreal earlier this spring. Felker was afforded the trip after being selected as one of three winners of the Breakfast Club of Canada and the Air Canada Foundation’s Shooting for the Stars program. (Marï Photographe)

First Nations NHL goaltender Carey Price lends voice to anti-racism movement

Price has joined a growing group of professional athletes speaking out publicly against racism

Williams Lake’s Trey Felker looks up at Anahim Lake’s Carey Price during a visit to the team’s practice facility in Montreal earlier this spring. Felker was afforded the trip after being selected as one of three winners of the Breakfast Club of Canada and the Air Canada Foundation’s Shooting for the Stars program. (Marï Photographe)
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Sandy Burke, at the six dog sprint on Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Caledonia Classic Sled Dog races. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

Photos:25th Annual Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Races

The 25th Annual Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Races were held over the…

Sandy Burke, at the six dog sprint on Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Caledonia Classic Sled Dog races. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
Four teams will face off in Fort St. James. (Stock photo)

BC Winter Classic coming back to Fort St. James

BC Hockey is coming back to Fort St. James for the BC…

Four teams will face off in Fort St. James. (Stock photo)
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer

Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer

Three records were broken in the 3.5 km and 8 km categories

Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer
Izzy Wallick, a coach at Fort St. James Secondary School for 28-years has received the 2018 ViaSport, Coach of the Year Award, and will be formally honoured in Vancouver at the 2019 BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala on May 23, 2019. Wallick said she isn’t available that day to go receive the award, but her daughter will be going to Vancouver to receive it on her behalf. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James coach receives community coach of the year award

Izzy Willick has been coaching athletes for the past 28-years

Izzy Wallick, a coach at Fort St. James Secondary School for 28-years has received the 2018 ViaSport, Coach of the Year Award, and will be formally honoured in Vancouver at the 2019 BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala on May 23, 2019. Wallick said she isn’t available that day to go receive the award, but her daughter will be going to Vancouver to receive it on her behalf. (Submitted photo)
The Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament was held Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the Fort Forum Arena. The tournament was held to start the conversation around mental health in the community. Shown are the Vanderhoof Lumberjacks playing the Mulligan Stars in a friendly game on Feb. 23. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament a success: Jackie Marshall

Starting the conversation around mental health in the community

The Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament was held Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the Fort Forum Arena. The tournament was held to start the conversation around mental health in the community. Shown are the Vanderhoof Lumberjacks playing the Mulligan Stars in a friendly game on Feb. 23. (Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

BC junior curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
A skier on the trails in March 2018. Nechako Nordics Ski Club/Facebook photo

Try cross-country skiing with Nechako Nordics Ski Club Jan. 12

Local club is holding a free day, with no charge for rentals

  • Jan 9, 2019
A skier on the trails in March 2018. Nechako Nordics Ski Club/Facebook photo