Langley Times Staff

Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Teagan Dunnett made her BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League debut for the Langley Thunder this season, becoming what is believed to be the first female lacrosse player to suit up in the league’s history. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
It was an emotional moment for Connor Horning as the Cinderella playoff run for the 2022 Vancouver Giants came to an end Sunday afternoon, May 15, at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants Cinderella season ends with loss to Kamloops

‘We knew it was going to be a tough series,’ coach says

It was an emotional moment for Connor Horning as the Cinderella playoff run for the 2022 Vancouver Giants came to an end Sunday afternoon, May 15, at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have new life in their second-round playoff series with the Kamloops Blazers. The Giants held three different leads on Tuesday night, May 10, and held on to their third one in a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants win dramatic 3-2 victory over Kamloops

Teams hangs on to win home ice playoff victory

Vancouver Giants have new life in their second-round playoff series with the Kamloops Blazers. The Giants held three different leads on Tuesday night, May 10, and held on to their third one in a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 2022 PNE Prize Home ready for occupancy in Langley

Langley contractor crafts this year’s lottery home in his own backyard

Tickets are on sale for this year’s PNE Prize Home, which – for the first time ever – is located in Langley. It will be open for tours in the Willoughby neighbourhood starting in June. (PNE/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants are two games down after a hard-fought 4-3 defeat Saturday, May 7, in Kamloops at the hands of the Blazers in Game 2 of Round 2. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants suffer second loss in hard-fought road game against Kamloops

Penalties proved costly in the third period for the Giants

Giants are two games down after a hard-fought 4-3 defeat Saturday, May 7, in Kamloops at the hands of the Blazers in Game 2 of Round 2. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday night, May 6, at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to the Kamloops Blazers in Game 1 of their Round 2 playoff series(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants lose to Kamloops in Game 1 of series

Giants lone tally came from Adam Hall

Friday night, May 6, at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to the Kamloops Blazers in Game 1 of their Round 2 playoff series(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Monday night, May 3, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3300-plus, the Vancouver Giants made some Western Hockey League history becoming the first eighth seeded team to knock off a top seed, thanks to a 6-3 Game 6 victory over the Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A historic win for Vancouver Giants over Everett

First eighth-seeded WHL team to knock off a top seed in playoffs

Monday night, May 3, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3300-plus, the Vancouver Giants made some Western Hockey League history becoming the first eighth seeded team to knock off a top seed, thanks to a 6-3 Game 6 victory over the Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A banner calling for a ‘guaranteed livable income’ went up on the 196th Street overpass in Langley on Sunday, May 1, as part of a province-wide campaign. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Demonstrators calling for ‘Guaranteed Livable Income’ drop banners in B.C. communities

Show of support for proposed legislation to develop a national framework

A banner calling for a ‘guaranteed livable income’ went up on the 196th Street overpass in Langley on Sunday, May 1, as part of a province-wide campaign. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marko Zolotarov, a Trinity Western University student from the Ukraine, spoke about his experience of the war shortly after he returned to Canada. The Langley university has raised $136,772 to expand scholarships and aid for TWU students whose lives have been disrupted by war and global conflicts (TWU video by student Michael Ezinga)

Langley’s Trinity Western University raises $137,000 to assist students displaced by war and global conflicts

‘Prayers work. Prayers are powerful’ student from Ukraine says

Marko Zolotarov, a Trinity Western University student from the Ukraine, spoke about his experience of the war shortly after he returned to Canada. The Langley university has raised $136,772 to expand scholarships and aid for TWU students whose lives have been disrupted by war and global conflicts (TWU video by student Michael Ezinga)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell potted his second just before the midway mark of the period for the three-goal lead. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell potted his second just before the midway mark of the period for the three-goal lead. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a car on Willowbrook Drive in Langley near 196th Street around 9:30 p.m. Friday night, April 29. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Motorcyclist dies in Langley crash

Passenger listed in serious condition

A motorcyclist is dead following a collision with a car on Willowbrook Drive in Langley near 196th Street around 9:30 p.m. Friday night, April 29. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Saturday night, April 23, in Everett, the Giants fell 7-3 to the Everett Silvertips in Game 2 of their first-round series. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants win one, lose one in Washington

Series against Everett will resume in Langley on Wednesday

Saturday night, April 23, in Everett, the Giants fell 7-3 to the Everett Silvertips in Game 2 of their first-round series. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adam Hall recorded his third goal of the night at 9:47 of overtime while Fabian Lysell set a Giants playoff single-game record with five assists. (Kristin Ostrowski/Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants beat Everett in Washington

Winning goal at 9:47 of overtime

Adam Hall recorded his third goal of the night at 9:47 of overtime while Fabian Lysell set a Giants playoff single-game record with five assists. (Kristin Ostrowski/Langley Advance Times)
Kelowna Rockets beat Vancouver Giants, 3-2 in a dramatic game on Friday, April 15 at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)

Giants fall in overtime to Kelowna

Dramatic 3-2 decision in overtime

Kelowna Rockets beat Vancouver Giants, 3-2 in a dramatic game on Friday, April 15 at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)

Fraser Valley Bandits centre Chris McLaughlin is returning

Former All-Canadian signs with Langley-based pro basketball team for upcoming season

Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)
A 35-year-old man was arrested and a stolen car was recovered by the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team following a robbery at a Langley convenience store by a man who allegedly used a machete. (IMPACT)

Arrest in alleged machete holdup at Langley convenience store

Man, 35, charged, stolen vehicle recovered

A 35-year-old man was arrested and a stolen car was recovered by the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team following a robbery at a Langley convenience store by a man who allegedly used a machete. (IMPACT)
Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A crucial win gets Giants back into 6th spot

Was first WHL win for 15-year-old goalie, who called it an ‘incredible’ experience

Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
G-Men Payton Mount goes in for a goal. Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Payton Mount’s 3 goals not enough to save Giants in Cougar attack

G-Men fall in third of three weekend games – back against Spokane at LEC next weekend

G-Men Payton Mount goes in for a goal. Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Left-handed sharpshooter signs to pro basketball in Langley ahead of season

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Murphy Burnatowski for Canadian Elite Basketball season coming in June

Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)