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Youth soccer players will have the opportunity for more tailored training through Chilliwack FC's new Skills Centre program. (Chilliwack FC photo)

Chilliwack FC introducing new Skills Centre development program

The youth soccer club follows the lead of the Canadian Soccer Association with a new offering

Youth soccer players will have the opportunity for more tailored training through Chilliwack FC's new Skills Centre program. (Chilliwack FC photo)
Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram photo)

Ex-Chief Nikita Nesterenko named to Hockey East All-Rookie team

The talented forward has enjoyed a great first season with the NCAA powerhouse Boston College Eagles

Boston College forward Nikita Nesterenko is one of the top freshmen in the Hockey East conference. (Hockey East Instagram photo)
UFV Cascades golf.

UFV Cascades launching golf tournament to benefit student-athletes

The new tourney will take place in June at the Chilliwack Golf Club, home course for UFV’s golf teams

UFV Cascades golf.
Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi, shown here with North Dakota, has been named a first-team All-NCHC player for the second straight season. (File photo)

Jordan Kawaguchi named to All-Conference team in National Collegiate Hockey Conference

The former Chilliwack Chiefs captain is named All-NCHC for a second straight season

Abbotsford’s Jordan Kawaguchi, shown here with North Dakota, has been named a first-team All-NCHC player for the second straight season. (File photo)
Once a star player with the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team, Kayli Sartori is moving into a new role coaching the next generation of Cascades. (UFV photo)

Chilliwack’s Kayli Sartori goes from court to coach with UFV basketball Cascades

Sartori is taking a new path as part of the U-Sports female basketball apprentice coaching program

Once a star player with the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team, Kayli Sartori is moving into a new role coaching the next generation of Cascades. (UFV photo)
Harrison Blaisdell (middle) will be in action in a nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey game between his University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Hawks and the University of Omaha. (UND photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alums skate for North Dakota in nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey match

Jordan Kawaguchi, Harrison Blaisdell and Cooper Moore’s game can be seen live on TSN 3

Harrison Blaisdell (middle) will be in action in a nationally televised NCAA men’s hockey game between his University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Hawks and the University of Omaha. (UND photo)
The Nanaimo Clippers in action at Frank Crane Arena in early 2020. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Clippers for sale, owner says hockey won’t be back to normal any time soon

Wes Mussio says he’s had numerous inquiries about the junior A club already

The Nanaimo Clippers in action at Frank Crane Arena in early 2020. (News Bulletin file photo)
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Andrea Laycock re-elected as chairperson of Chilliwack FC

Laycock won a head-t0-head AGM vote against challenger Sheri Josephson

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Megan Owens helped launch Inclusion Revolution Sports in 2018 and visited several local elementary schools to talk about inclusion and diversity. (Instagram photo)

Chilliwack’s Megan Owens champions diversity through Inclusion Revolution Sports

The G.W. Graham grad is fired up for Spread the Word Inclusion Global Day of Activation on March 3

Megan Owens helped launch Inclusion Revolution Sports in 2018 and visited several local elementary schools to talk about inclusion and diversity. (Instagram photo)
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BCHL and Shaw team up to help Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society

The Brighter Communities text-to-donate fundraiser will benefit 17 charities across the province

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Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire defenceman Tyler McBay from Wellington Dukes

The BCHL club’s recent moves suggest the team is still anticipating some sort of season being played

Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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Drew Dornan jumps from Chilliwack Jets to Chilliwack Chiefs

The 16-year-old forward is getting a chance to impress, hoping his new team will play some games

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Chilliwack Chiefs add Langley product Liam Tanner

The 17-year-old opted to join the Chiefs for the remainder of the 2020-21 season

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Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden finishes fifth at ski-cross world championships

Howden was perfect until the semi-final, when an error cost him a shot at a gold medal

Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)
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Chilliwack Jets defender Campbell Ens commits to Briercrest Clippers

The junior B blueliner will make the next-level leap with a team based in Caronport, Saskatchewan

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Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema prevented from playing for Canada in SheBelieves Cup

Huitema’s pro team is in the stretch run of its season and has denied to release the forward

Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)
Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)

Former Chilliwack Chiefs nominated for NCAA’s Senior CLASS award

Jordan Kawaguchi and Connor McCarthy are among 15 nominees for the prestigious honour

Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)
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Andrea Laycock and Sheri Josephson vying to be Chilliwack FC chairperson

The two women are candidates for the top job at the CFC AGM taking place Feb. 22

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Chilliwack’s Kyle Graves launches Junior Falcons basketball program

The former Sardis secondary hoops star is running training sessions at Vedder middle school

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When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack Golf Club gets ready for another COVID-impacted season

Pandemic protocols remain in place, but people are eager to get outside and golf

When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)