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Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is the second-highest scoring defenceman in the BCHL so far in the 2021-22 season. (Darren Francis photo)

Abram Wiebe having breakout season on Chilliwack Chiefs defence

The young blueliner is getting heavy recruiting interest from several NCAA programs

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is the second-highest scoring defenceman in the BCHL so far in the 2021-22 season. (Darren Francis photo)
Abbotsford fighter Gagan Gill will be main eventing Mamba Fight Night 9, which occurs at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Gagan Gill entering main event slot for Mamba Fight Night 9

Abbotsford Senior, UFV grad takes on Winnipeg’s Kristian Bouchard in feature bout on Saturday

Abbotsford fighter Gagan Gill will be main eventing Mamba Fight Night 9, which occurs at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Submitted)
Chilliwack Jets

Chilliwack Jets face league leading Ridge Meadows and North Van in PJHL battles

The Jets get the top teams in the Harold Brittain and Tom Shaw conferences this weekend

Chilliwack Jets
Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)

Abbotsford couple make history with proposal at Abbotsford Canucks game

Harman Aujla surprises Alisha Neger by going on bent knee on the big screen for all to see

Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)
UFV’s Taylor Richardson (left) battles for the ball with an Alberta player during Canada West playoff action on Friday (Oct. 29). (Don Voaklander/UAlberta Athletics)

UFV men’s soccer team punches final four ticket

Men’s team defeats Alberta 2-1 in playoff opener, women’s club falls 2-0 to MacEwan

UFV’s Taylor Richardson (left) battles for the ball with an Alberta player during Canada West playoff action on Friday (Oct. 29). (Don Voaklander/UAlberta Athletics)
Seventeen-year-old G.W. Graham grad Julia Tuchscherer (right) had a spectacular debut weekend playing Canada West hoops for the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades.

Chilliwack’s Julia Tuchscherer stuffs stat sheet for UFV in Canada West hoops debut

The teenager led her Cascades to weekend wins over the UBC-Okanagan Heat and UNBC Timberwolves

Seventeen-year-old G.W. Graham grad Julia Tuchscherer (right) had a spectacular debut weekend playing Canada West hoops for the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades.
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs stop Surrey Eagles to salvage weekend split

But the Chiefs still can’t solve Langley, falling to the Rivermen for the 3rd time in three meetings

Chilliwack Chiefs
Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.

Vancouver Canucks recall Hamonic, send Rathbone to Abbotsford

Rathbone scored nine points in eight American Hockey League games last season

Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.
Valley Huskers

Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers fall to Raiders in BCFC regular season finale

The Huskers got a long-awaited breakout performance from the offence

Valley Huskers
Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks drop 3-2 overtime decision to the Ontario Reign

Abbotsford fights back from 2-0 deficit but come up short in three-on-three extra frame

Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 5-2 to Ontario Reign on home ice

Canucks suffer first-ever loss inside the Abbotsford Centre, two teams meet again on Saturday

Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard file)

Hope secondary’s new swimmers heading to provincials

Half of the school’s brand new team earned their way to Richmond event

Hope Secondary School. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard file)
Valley Huskers

Three players on Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers earn BCFC all-star selections

The ascending Husker defence produced two all-stars, with punter Ethan Homan also picked

Valley Huskers
UFV’s Deanna Tuchscherer (left) and Vick Toor are expected to be top performers on their respective teams this season.

UFV Cascades basketball teams tipping off tonight in Abbotsford

Men’s, women’s teams hosting the UBC-O Heat with free admission, women ranked third in CW poll

UFV’s Deanna Tuchscherer (left) and Vick Toor are expected to be top performers on their respective teams this season.
New Chilliwack Chief Jordan Chudley (right), then with the Spokane Chiefs, battles with a Everett Silvertips player during a Western Hockey League game in May of 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire veteran defenceman Jordan Chudley

The 20-year-old comes to the Chiefs with 94 games of Western Hockey League experience

New Chilliwack Chief Jordan Chudley (right), then with the Spokane Chiefs, battles with a Everett Silvertips player during a Western Hockey League game in May of 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
Abbotsford’s Sandeep Singh Kaila has established a new Guinness World Record for spinning a football on one finger. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Sandeep Singh Kaila establishes world record for spinning football

Local man achieves another Guinness World Record, hopes to continue journey to set more

Abbotsford’s Sandeep Singh Kaila has established a new Guinness World Record for spinning a football on one finger. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Karen-Lee Batten performed at the Abbotsford Canucks home opener on Oct. 22. The team is now looking for other talent to perform the anthem. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks looking for anthem singers

Hockey team makes the call out on social media for those interested

Abbotsford’s Karen-Lee Batten performed at the Abbotsford Canucks home opener on Oct. 22. The team is now looking for other talent to perform the anthem. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Left to right: Deanna, Al and Julia Tuchscherer are ready for the 2021-22 Canada West women’s basketball season. Deanna enters her second full university season as Julia wades into her first. Al is the head coach of their University of the Fraser Valley Cascades. (Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)

Chilliwack’s Julia Tuchscherer set for Canada West debut with UFV women’s b-ball team

Julia will hit the court along with sister Deanna on a Cascades team coached by dad, Al Tuchscherer

Left to right: Deanna, Al and Julia Tuchscherer are ready for the 2021-22 Canada West women’s basketball season. Deanna enters her second full university season as Julia wades into her first. Al is the head coach of their University of the Fraser Valley Cascades. (Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)
Chilliwack Jets

Chilliwack Jets look to bounce back after back-to-back Pacific Junior Hockey League losses

Chilliwack fell to the North Van Wolf Pack and Mission City Outlaws last weekend

Chilliwack Jets
BCHL

BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

BCHL