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UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team run record to 4-0

Women sweep Manitoba over the weekend, men drop pair of games

UFV’s Natalie Rathler guards a Bisons player close during Canada West action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood leaps to avoid Henderson’s Byron Froese during AHL action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks run into hot goalie on Country Night

Henderson goalie Jiri Patera makes 43 saves to lead visitors to 3-2 win at the Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood leaps to avoid Henderson’s Byron Froese during AHL action on Saturday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Live music, $5 beers and player autographs scheduled for Abbotsford Canucks “Country Night”

Saturday’s game against the Henderson Silver Knights is the second annual event for the Canucks

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Abbotsford Canucks forwards Linus Karlsson (left) and Yushiroh Hirano attack the Henderson Silver Knights net on Thursday (Nov. 10). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks edge Henderson Silver Knights 2-1

Goals from Brady Keeper and John Stevens, great goaltending from Arturs Silovs seals win

Abbotsford Canucks forwards Linus Karlsson (left) and Yushiroh Hirano attack the Henderson Silver Knights net on Thursday (Nov. 10). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Nathan Morin comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs make two-for-one swap with Salmon Arm Silverbacks

The Chiefs acquired forward Nathan Morin for forward Casy Laylin and defenceman Liam Steele

Nathan Morin comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. (Chris Fowler Photo)
Michael Stenberg comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)

Chilliwack Chiefs trade for USHL forward

Michael Stenberg comes to the BCHL club from the Des Moines Buccaneers

Michael Stenberg comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)
Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs two-year deal with Swiss League hockey team

Former Vancouver Canucks draft pick inks deal with EHC Visp

Jake Virtanen has signed a two-year deal with a club in the Swiss League. (EHC Visp photo)
UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)

UFV Cascades basketball teams sweep Griffins in Edmonton

Cascades hosting Abbotsford home opener on Friday against Manitoba

UFV’s Dylan Kinley goes up for a block during Canada West action in Edmonton on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Eduardo Perez/MacEwan Athletics)
Canucks forward Yushiroh Hirano pushes the puck forward against the Firebirds on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks power play power outage leads to 3-1 loss to Coachella Valley

Firebirds connect twice on the power play, Canucks go zero for seven in loss

Canucks forward Yushiroh Hirano pushes the puck forward against the Firebirds on Saturday (Nov. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Bryan Jones does a lot for the Chilliwack Chiefs, impressing coaches and teammates with his all-round game. (Darren Francis photo)

Bryan Jones brings all-round game to Chilliwack Chiefs

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney says the 18-year-old plays the game ‘the right way’

Bryan Jones does a lot for the Chilliwack Chiefs, impressing coaches and teammates with his all-round game. (Darren Francis photo)
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around Firebirds forward Andrew Poturalksi during AHL action on Friday (Nov. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Lockwood, Karlsson lead Abbotsford Canucks to 5-2 win over Coachella Valley Firebirds

Canucks have now won two of three games at Abbotsford Centre, rematch set for Saturday

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around Firebirds forward Andrew Poturalksi during AHL action on Friday (Nov. 4). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)

BC Lions offering Fraser Valley fans bus rides to Sunday’s playoff game

Fans from Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley Hope, Merritt and Kamloops can purchase bus ride

The BC Lions are offering bus rides for fans from the Fraser Valley and Interior to Sunday’s playoff game. (BC Lions photo)
Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling signs broadcast deal with Telus

Programming will begin airing in December, wrestling shows will be aired live

Vancouver’s Nation Extreme Wrestling has announced that they have secured a television deal with Telus. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team ranked second in coaches preseason poll

Canada West coaches have Cascades ranked at number two, men ranked at 12

Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer will be a key player for the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team this season. (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool traded to the Chicago Bears

Pittsburgh Steelers trade Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad for a second round draft pick

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool has been traded to the Chicago Bears. (NFL photo)
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).
UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer teams falls in extra time to Mount Royal Cougars

Cascades lose in Canada West quarterfinals in Calgary on Saturday

UFV’s Nicolas Burret battles for the ball during Canada West playoff action in Calgary on Saturday (Oct. 29). (UFV Cascades photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool becomes first-ever person from B.C. to throw touchdown pass in NFL

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad throws pass in first quarter of Sunday’s game

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool throws a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday (Oct. 30). (Karl Rosser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Canucks forward Lane Pederson scores his first goal as a Canuck. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 3-2 in the shootout to San Diego

Canucks go zero for seven on the power play in loss to the Gulls

Canucks forward Lane Pederson scores his first goal as a Canuck. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around the Gulls defence during AHL action on Friday (Oct. 28). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks impress in 7-3 home opener win

Linus Karlsson, Will Lockwood lead the way offensively in front of biggest crowd ever

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood dekes around the Gulls defence during AHL action on Friday (Oct. 28). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)