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Fraser Valley Cornhole is expanding league play to Cloverdale and they are also hosting a tournament in February on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Pictured: promo poster for the Feb. 4 tournament in Shannon Hall. (Image via bccornhole.com)

Fraser Valley Cornhole League expanding to Cloverdale

League to begin play on Cloverdale Fairgrounds Jan. 6

 

The 114-year-old Strathcona Cup curling competition happens Jan. 13 at Peace Arch Curling Club. (Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh photo)

Strathcona Cup competition comes to White Rock Curling Club Jan. 13

Scots vs Canadian curling event is 114 years old

 

White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)

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White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)
Day one is in the books for the boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at Langley Events Centre as 16 teams remain in contention for one of the three tournament titles up for grabs. (Courtesy of Langley Events Centre)

Happening now at LEC: Tsumura Basketball Invitational boys tournament

16 teams in race for one of the three tournament titles

  • Dec 8, 2022
Day one is in the books for the boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at Langley Events Centre as 16 teams remain in contention for one of the three tournament titles up for grabs. (Courtesy of Langley Events Centre)
Langley Secondary senior girls basketball coach Sheldon Guy speaks to a crowd at Earl Marriott Secondary Tuesday (Dec. 6) before an exhibition game about his experience with suddenly losing his sight, and how to pivot and adapt to the challenges life may bring. (Contributed photo)

Blind basketball coach gives inspirational talk before exhibition game in South Surrey

‘It’s OK to not be OK,’ Langley coach Sheldon Guy tells Earl Mariott audience

Langley Secondary senior girls basketball coach Sheldon Guy speaks to a crowd at Earl Marriott Secondary Tuesday (Dec. 6) before an exhibition game about his experience with suddenly losing his sight, and how to pivot and adapt to the challenges life may bring. (Contributed photo)
Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Cristall wins the battle, Bedard wins the war as Kelowna Rockets fall in front of sold-out crowd

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall collected four points but Connor Bedard extended his point streak

Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)

Top hockey prospects, best friends Bedard and Cristall set to battle it out in Kelowna

Rockets and Pats forwards first and second in WHL scoring

Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)
The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)

Rivalry renewed in B.C. as Canada falls to USA in women’s hockey action

The Rivalry Series continues in Kamloops on Thursday

The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)
Mayor-elect Brenda Locke drops the puck between Keegan Bankier (Cloverdale U18 A1 Assistant Captain, left) and Kai Sloan (South Delta Storm U18 A1 Captain) for a ceremonial faceoff at a Cloverdale Colts game Oct. 20. The ceremony was held to celebrate 50 years of the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association. Others in the picture from left: Craig Sherbaty (CMHA director of hockey), Cam Miller (former player and emcee), Linda Annis (councillor), Rob Stutt (councillor-elect and CMHA lifetime member), Mike Bose (councillor-elect and CMHA lifetime member), and Deanna Cox (CMHA president). (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association celebrates 50 years

Special ceremony held at Cloverdale Arena Oct. 20

Mayor-elect Brenda Locke drops the puck between Keegan Bankier (Cloverdale U18 A1 Assistant Captain, left) and Kai Sloan (South Delta Storm U18 A1 Captain) for a ceremonial faceoff at a Cloverdale Colts game Oct. 20. The ceremony was held to celebrate 50 years of the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association. Others in the picture from left: Craig Sherbaty (CMHA director of hockey), Cam Miller (former player and emcee), Linda Annis (councillor), Rob Stutt (councillor-elect and CMHA lifetime member), Mike Bose (councillor-elect and CMHA lifetime member), and Deanna Cox (CMHA president). (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
The Delta Sports Hall of Fame will honour its class of 2022 during an awards banquet at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn on Saturday, Oct. 29. Top row: inductees Howard Tsumura, Laverne Theis, Jeff Skinner, Linda Jervis, Gerry White and Todd Clarke; sports champion Sophie Gower. Middle row: sports champions Syra Toor, Jacob Holt, Marika Lyszczyk, Tristan Jarry, Mark Pinkard, Lucky Toor and Linda Graham. Bottom row: sports champions Team Bowles, inductee Brian Candy of Meridian Farm Market, and sport champions SDSS Senior Girls AAA soccer team. Not pictured: sport champion Russell Howlett. (Photos provided by the Delta Sports Hall of Fame)

Delta Sports Hall of Fame names its class of 2022

Inductees and sports champions to be honoured at gala banquet on Saturday, Oct. 29

The Delta Sports Hall of Fame will honour its class of 2022 during an awards banquet at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn on Saturday, Oct. 29. Top row: inductees Howard Tsumura, Laverne Theis, Jeff Skinner, Linda Jervis, Gerry White and Todd Clarke; sports champion Sophie Gower. Middle row: sports champions Syra Toor, Jacob Holt, Marika Lyszczyk, Tristan Jarry, Mark Pinkard, Lucky Toor and Linda Graham. Bottom row: sports champions Team Bowles, inductee Brian Candy of Meridian Farm Market, and sport champions SDSS Senior Girls AAA soccer team. Not pictured: sport champion Russell Howlett. (Photos provided by the Delta Sports Hall of Fame)
Coun. Allison Patton takes a shot at the net during the celebrity hockey game at Play On! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS/ VIDEO: Play On! Canada’s street hockey festival takes over the streets of Cloverdale’s Town Centre

100 teams participated in the street hockey festival this weekend (Sept. 24- 25)

Coun. Allison Patton takes a shot at the net during the celebrity hockey game at Play On! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Langley Thunder on the brink of elimination

Peterborough wins game 5; takes 3-2 series lead over langley in Mann Cup

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Surrey city councillors and Mayor Doug McCallum break ground for the new Sport & Ice Complex that will be built on the north end of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. From left: Brenda Locke, Linda Annis, Laurie Guerra, McCallum, Allison Patton, and Doug Elford. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Mayor and councillors break ground for new Cloverdale Arena

McCallum wants to build 60,000-seat stadium in Surrey

Surrey city councillors and Mayor Doug McCallum break ground for the new Sport & Ice Complex that will be built on the north end of the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. From left: Brenda Locke, Linda Annis, Laurie Guerra, McCallum, Allison Patton, and Doug Elford. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Clockwise from top left: Legends Team (left to right) Master David Bennett, Master Karen Bennett, Joe Vosburgh, Jung Hwa Boyer, Eugeniusz Warezak, and Ben Raphael; Canadian Competitors in the Tournament of Champions (left to right) Master Michael Bennett, Master David Bennett, Nicholas White, Talon Madden, and Master Karen Bennett; Talon Madden (right) is seen with his second place medal for Combat Weapons Sparring with Master Michael Bennett. (Photos submitted: David Bennett)

Cloverdale Black Belt Academy members recently competed in pair of U.S. tournaments

Academy to host ATA Martial Arts regional championship in December

Clockwise from top left: Legends Team (left to right) Master David Bennett, Master Karen Bennett, Joe Vosburgh, Jung Hwa Boyer, Eugeniusz Warezak, and Ben Raphael; Canadian Competitors in the Tournament of Champions (left to right) Master Michael Bennett, Master David Bennett, Nicholas White, Talon Madden, and Master Karen Bennett; Talon Madden (right) is seen with his second place medal for Combat Weapons Sparring with Master Michael Bennett. (Photos submitted: David Bennett)
Tristan Kristol (on the ladder) and Keegan Sheridan participated in painting over graffiti at Ocean Park Pizza and Village Pub. (Sobia Moman photo)

Video: High school rugby team volunteer to clean-up graffiti in Ocean Park

The Elgin Park Secondary Orcas spent their Monday afternoon painting over a graffiti-filled wall

Tristan Kristol (on the ladder) and Keegan Sheridan participated in painting over graffiti at Ocean Park Pizza and Village Pub. (Sobia Moman photo)
Organizer Keith Azak’s goal to continue building a large-scale open basketball tournament to Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

‘Rockin’ to the final game’: High hopes for northern B.C. roundball tourney

The Riverboat Days Open Basketball Tournament tips off this August in Terrace

Organizer Keith Azak’s goal to continue building a large-scale open basketball tournament to Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
The Surrey Pickleball Club is set to host the Mid-Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament July 15-17. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Pickleball Club set to host Mid-Summer Slam tournament

Three-day event to be held at South Surrey Recreation Centre

The Surrey Pickleball Club is set to host the Mid-Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament July 15-17. (Contributed photo)
Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth heading to the finals, competing in 400m hurdle

She ran for her personal best in the semi-finals at the Track and Field Championships

Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Cloverdale’s Lowan Le Bris is seen with his bronze medal in Montreal at the Canadian National Judo Championships May 21. (Photo submitted: Jeremy Le Bris)

Cloverdale judo fighter earns two big wins

Lowan Le Bris aiming to fight for B.C. at 2o23 Canada Games

Cloverdale’s Lowan Le Bris is seen with his bronze medal in Montreal at the Canadian National Judo Championships May 21. (Photo submitted: Jeremy Le Bris)