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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)
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Chilliwack FC strategic plan covers a lot of ground

The youth soccer association has produced a document with 33 action points

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Despite delay, PJHL and Chilliwack Jets still hoping to play

The junior B league has been forced to push the season start back another month by health orders

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BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

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Cooper Moore (in white) during the 2019-20 BCHL season as a member Chilliwack Chiefs. Moore is now a freshman defenceman at the University of North Dakota. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Cooper Moore wins NCAA weekly award

The freshman defenceman was the top blueliner in his NCAA Div 1 conference last weekend

Cooper Moore (in white) during the 2019-20 BCHL season as a member Chilliwack Chiefs. Moore is now a freshman defenceman at the University of North Dakota. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi back on the ballot for the Hobey Baker award

The Abbotsford product was among the final 3 last season and is on the initial 50-plus player ballot

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)
Victory Shumbusho has been drafted by Canadian Premier League's Pacific FC. RICH LAM/UBC THUNDERBIRDS

Chilliwack’s Victory Shumbusho drafted by Canadian Premier League team

The UBC Thunderbirds star was selected by the Victoria-based Pacific FC

Victory Shumbusho has been drafted by Canadian Premier League's Pacific FC. RICH LAM/UBC THUNDERBIRDS
Chilliwack Chiefs grad Kaden Pickering has matched his point total from 2019-20 in 18 fewer games this season. (Saints athletics photo)

Chilliwack Chief alum Kaden Pickering named ECAC Player of the Week

Pickering is another Chilliwack Chiefs alum enjoying a breakout season in the NCAA Div 1 ranks

Chilliwack Chiefs grad Kaden Pickering has matched his point total from 2019-20 in 18 fewer games this season. (Saints athletics photo)
The BCHL’s newly launched interactive map tracks the league’s grads as they move into the NCAA Div 1 ranks.

BCHL creates interactive map to track alums in the NCAA

If you want to see which Chilliwack Chiefs grads went where, this tool is for you

The BCHL’s newly launched interactive map tracks the league’s grads as they move into the NCAA Div 1 ranks.
Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema joins soccer nationals to prepare for 2021 SheBelieves Cup

Huitema will lead Canada into a four-team tournament with Japan, Brazil and the United States

Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)