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Langley’s own Ty Rowell, a new member of the Fraser Valley Bandits, did his share of scoring Wednesday, helping his team win the season opener against Ottawa, 90-87. (Spencer Colby, Canadian Elite Basketball League/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Valley Bandits come back to take season opener

Langley-based basketball team defeats BlackJacks in Ottawa Wednesday, 90-87

 

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse watches during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Feb. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)

“Could be us” — Nick Nurse believes Raptors are capable of historic comeback

No team in NBA history has come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a best-of-seven series

 

Toronto Raptors’ Scottie Barnes, left, tries to get past Philadelphia 76ers’ James Harden during the first half of Game 5 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 25, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Raptors fend off elimination with crucial 103-88 win over 76ers in Philadelphia

Toronto, now trailing 3-2, hosts Game 6 in NBA playoff series on Thursday

Toronto Raptors’ Scottie Barnes, left, tries to get past Philadelphia 76ers’ James Harden during the first half of Game 5 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, April 25, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)

Fraser Valley Bandits centre Chris McLaughlin is returning

Former All-Canadian signs with Langley-based pro basketball team for upcoming season

Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) drives to the basket as Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (13) defends during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) drives to the basket as Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (13) defends during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji celebrates with teammates after their win against North Carolina during a college basketball game in the finals of the Men’s Final Four NCAA tournament, Monday, April 4, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji celebrates with teammates after their win against North Carolina during a college basketball game in the finals of the Men’s Final Four NCAA tournament, Monday, April 4, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Coming to Langley Events Centre June 13 to 19 is the inaugural BC Basketball Festival, including Fraser Valley Bandits action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Provincial basketball festival announced in Langley

Fraser Valley Bandits’ pro team will be among hosts of multi-facet, multi-day event in June

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Coming to Langley Events Centre June 13 to 19 is the inaugural BC Basketball Festival, including Fraser Valley Bandits action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Left-handed sharpshooter signs to pro basketball in Langley ahead of season

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Murphy Burnatowski for Canadian Elite Basketball season coming in June

Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The UFV Cascades women’s basketball program has signed Notre Dame talent Bernadet Leda. She begins on the team this fall. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades sign provincial all-star Leda

Notre Dame student will join Abbotsford-based program in the fall

The UFV Cascades women’s basketball program has signed Notre Dame talent Bernadet Leda. She begins on the team this fall. (Dan Kinvig/UFV Athletics)
UFV’s Al Tuchscherer is the 2022 Canada West women’s basketball coach of the year. (CW photo)

UFV’s Al Tuchscherer named Canada West coach of the year

Women’s basketball head coach becomes first UFV head coach to receive honour

UFV’s Al Tuchscherer is the 2022 Canada West women’s basketball coach of the year. (CW photo)
The UFV Cascades have signed former Douglas College talent Courtney Anderson. (Douglas Royals photo)

UFV Cascades sign former Pacwest player of the year

Men’s basketball program signs Douglas College standout Courtney Anderson

The UFV Cascades have signed former Douglas College talent Courtney Anderson. (Douglas Royals photo)
Malcolm Duvivier has signed up for a third season with the Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League, the team announced on Tuesday, March 8. (Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Malcolm Duvivier has signed up for a third season with the Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League, the team announced on Tuesday, March 8. (Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Panthers and Walnut Grove played the final for the 2022 4A Eastern Valley Zone Tournament at the Langley Events Centre on Feb. 27. (Gary Ahuja image)

Abbotsford Panthers basketball squad win 4A tournament, heading to provincials

Provincials to take place at Langley Events Centre March 9-12

The Abbotsford Panthers and Walnut Grove played the final for the 2022 4A Eastern Valley Zone Tournament at the Langley Events Centre on Feb. 27. (Gary Ahuja image)
UFV’s Julia Tuchscherer collected 15 points in Thursday’s (Feb. 24) 68-63 loss to UNBC, which wrapped up the Cascades regular season. (Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades end regular season with loss to UNBC

Women’s basketball team finishes at 15-3, playoff opponent still to be determined

UFV’s Julia Tuchscherer collected 15 points in Thursday’s (Feb. 24) 68-63 loss to UNBC, which wrapped up the Cascades regular season. (Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)
UFV’s Nikki Cabuco goes up for a shot during the Cascades game against the UNBC Timberwolves in Prince George on Wednesday (Feb. 23). (Rich Abney/UNBC Athletics)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team captures division crown

Women earn first division title since 2014, can clinch first playoff seed with win tonight

UFV’s Nikki Cabuco goes up for a shot during the Cascades game against the UNBC Timberwolves in Prince George on Wednesday (Feb. 23). (Rich Abney/UNBC Athletics)
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UFV women’s basketball wins sixth straight, crack national top ten

Cascades defeat Victoria twice on weekend, men fall to Vikes on home court to close regular season

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The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament confirmed to run full capacity

More than 5,000 expected at Prince Rupert basketball tournament after province lifts restrictions

The 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament will run to full capacity after the province lifted many COVID-19 restrictions. Team players pack the court with full spectator stands at the 2020 ANBT in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
UFV’s Maddy Gobeil goes up for a bucket during the Cascades game against Victoria on Saturday (Feb. 12). (Photo by: APShutter.com)

UFV Cascades women’s basketball wins at UBC, Victoria

Women on a four-game winning streak, men drop pair of games

UFV’s Maddy Gobeil goes up for a bucket during the Cascades game against Victoria on Saturday (Feb. 12). (Photo by: APShutter.com)
Lisa Roman (left) and Sue Parke will be inducted into the Cascades Hall of Fame on Feb. 18. (UFV Cascades photo)

Roman, Parke set to be inducted into Cascades Hall of Fame

Olympic medal winning rower, legendary basketball star will be honoured on Feb. 18

Lisa Roman (left) and Sue Parke will be inducted into the Cascades Hall of Fame on Feb. 18. (UFV Cascades photo)