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Jamal Reynolds, shown here with the Guelph Nighthawks, has signed with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2021 season. (Photo by Christian Bender)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Canisius College alumnus Jamal Reynolds

Former Guelph Nighthawks starter set to join Bandits for 2021 CEBL season

Jamal Reynolds, shown here with the Guelph Nighthawks, has signed with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2021 season. (Photo by Christian Bender)
It’s the Valley Huskers (left) and the Regina Riot (right) in the final of Football Canada’s online logo contest.

Valley Huskers face Regina Riot in final of Football Canada logo contest

Vote in the online poll to see the scarecrow named the best amateur football logo in the country

It’s the Valley Huskers (left) and the Regina Riot (right) in the final of Football Canada’s online logo contest.

Chilliwack Chiefs blanked by Prince George in BCHL pod matchup

The Spruce Kings won 2-0, snapping Chilliwack’s three game winning streak

Malcolm Duvivier and the Fraser Valley Bandits are now scheduled to return to the court inside the Abbotsford Centre on June 26. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits season opener postponed to June 24

Canadian Elite Basketball League pushes back 2021 season due to COVID-19

Malcolm Duvivier and the Fraser Valley Bandits are now scheduled to return to the court inside the Abbotsford Centre on June 26. (File photo)
A crucial vote on May 1 will have major implications for the governance of football and other high school sports in B.C. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)

Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports

Most commissions against new model; BCSS and its board in favour

A crucial vote on May 1 will have major implications for the governance of football and other high school sports in B.C. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)
The Chilliwack Chiefs have secured a commitment from defenceman Thomas Messineo. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)

Massachusetts blueliner Thomas Messineo commits to Chilliwack Chiefs

The Chilliwack Chiefs are bolstering the defensive unit as the BCHL team looks ahead to 2021-22

The Chilliwack Chiefs have secured a commitment from defenceman Thomas Messineo. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)
The spooky scarecrow of the Valley Huskers takes on the logo of the Regina Thunder in a national social media contest produced by Football Canada.

Huskers logo needs your online vote in semi-final round of Football Canada contest

The scarecrow has 2 more foes to vanquish to be named the best amateur football logo in the country

The spooky scarecrow of the Valley Huskers takes on the logo of the Regina Thunder in a national social media contest produced by Football Canada.
Future Finlandia Lion Ian Heagy with his biggest fan, mom Jen Heagy. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey player Ian Heagy defies the odds to land at Finlandia

Having never played a minute of rep, Heagy is making the jump from house to NCAA Div 2 hockey

Future Finlandia Lion Ian Heagy with his biggest fan, mom Jen Heagy. (submitted photo)
The Abbotsford Centre has the ability to host AHL level games if the Vancouver Canucks or any other NHL team chose to move its affiliate to the arena. (File photo)

Abbotsford Centre ready for AHL if right opportunity presents itself

Building recently upgraded glass and boards, schedule would allow for AHL tenant

The Abbotsford Centre has the ability to host AHL level games if the Vancouver Canucks or any other NHL team chose to move its affiliate to the arena. (File photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs stretch BCHL win streak to three with weekend wins

The Chiefs beat Merritt and Prince George one time each as the pod season reaches the midpoint

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Chilliwack Chiefs

Mathieu Caron blanks Prince George for a second time in BCHL pod action

After two rough outings, the veteran goalie bounced back to shut out PG 2-0 Thursday

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Chilliwack FC creating committee to promote inclusiveness

Diversity and Inclusion Standing Committee will advise CFC on matters of racism and discrimination

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Rich Goulet receives a volunteer award from then Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Contributed)

Petition for Rich Goulet gymnasium keeps growing

More than 4,200 seek honour for Pitt Meadows basketball coach

Rich Goulet receives a volunteer award from then Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (Contributed)
The Fraser Valley Bandits chose Brandon University’s Anthony Tsegakele in the first round of the 2021 CEBL Draft. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits reveal 2021 CEBL Draft choices

Abbotsford-based club selects Quebec’s Anthony Tsegakele in first round

The Fraser Valley Bandits chose Brandon University’s Anthony Tsegakele in the first round of the 2021 CEBL Draft. (Submitted)
Chilliwack's Jordyn Huitema will join the Canadian national women's soccer squad for a training camp and two matches against Wales and England. (Canada Soccer photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema helps Canadian national women’s soccer squad shut down England

Huitema saw action in an international friendly as her team tunes up for the Summer Olympics

Chilliwack's Jordyn Huitema will join the Canadian national women's soccer squad for a training camp and two matches against Wales and England. (Canada Soccer photo)
Jordan Kawaguchi's uniform colour didn't change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)
Jordan Kawaguchi's uniform colour didn't change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)
BCHL

BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Goalies lead Chilliwack Chiefs to pair of wins in weekend BCHL action

Mathieu Caron picked up a shutout Friday and Jakob Gullmes earned his first BCHL victory Sunday

Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio will be mentored by a pro women’s hockey player as part of the Scotiabank Rising Teammates program. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio among 21 Canada wide chosen for Rising Teammates program

The hockey program pairs a young player with a mentor from professional women’s hockey ranks

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio will be mentored by a pro women’s hockey player as part of the Scotiabank Rising Teammates program. (Submitted photo)
Brent Worrall is a multiple trauma and brain injury survivor, avid sports enthusiast, and former top-level motocross racer and hockey player who became a paraplegic after a motocross accident in 2011. <ins>He wrote his life story, Motocross Save My Life From Its Darkness, following the crash.</ins> (Kevin Lefebvre photo)

Chilliwack motocross champion Brent Worrall went to Vernon to die

Worrall shares his dark life story in pages of self-penned book

Brent Worrall is a multiple trauma and brain injury survivor, avid sports enthusiast, and former top-level motocross racer and hockey player who became a paraplegic after a motocross accident in 2011. <ins>He wrote his life story, Motocross Save My Life From Its Darkness, following the crash.</ins> (Kevin Lefebvre photo)