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Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)

Mori earns Curl BC board position

Will serve as governor and vice chair for two years

Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)
Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)

BC High school track championships keep coming back to Langley

There will be 2,400 athletes, 400 coaches, and countless supporters in Langley this weekend.

Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)
We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)

Cowichan Valley coaches reflect on Humboldt bus crash

Former Caps bench boss Bob Beatty led Broncos for eight seasons

Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)
Team Canada (a.k.a. Team Tardi of Langley) brings home the gold, snatching victory for Scotland in the world junior curling championships in Aberdeen today. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)

UPDATED: Team Tardi brings world junior curling gold home to Langley

A Langley-based team has won the international championships in Aberdeen, Scotland today.

  • Mar 10, 2018
Team Canada (a.k.a. Team Tardi of Langley) brings home the gold, snatching victory for Scotland in the world junior curling championships in Aberdeen today. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)
Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)

B.C. sending three youth rugby teams to Vegas Sevens

Players from across province recruited for elite sides

Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)
Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)

Canadians place second in first heat of two-man bobsleigh

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz finish 0.02 seconds behind Latvian team in Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)
Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

The province’s best male curlers will compete in the Cariboo in 2019

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship
Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

One full day of action is complete as Langley hosts the BC high school boys volleyball championships

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court
Hall puts out call for nominations

Hall puts out call for nominations

BC Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations for 2018 induction class

Hall puts out call for nominations
Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM Ryan Johnson talks about Canucks prospects that will impress at Young Stars Classic

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects
Kyle Munro of the Walnut Grove Gators competes in senior boys’ javelin at the 2016 B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at Nanaimo’s Rotary Bowl stadium. Greg Sakaki Black Press file photo

Let the Games begin

More than 2,500 athletes will be going for gold at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park

Kyle Munro of the Walnut Grove Gators competes in senior boys’ javelin at the 2016 B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at Nanaimo’s Rotary Bowl stadium. Greg Sakaki Black Press file photo
Former Cache Creek resident Kelsey Redan now curls for Team Russett

Former Cache Creek resident very glad to be back curling

After taking a break for six years, Kelsey Redan is hoping to secure a berth in the provincials in January.

Former Cache Creek resident Kelsey Redan now curls for Team Russett
Cassidy Tucker (#9) battles through two Ashcroft opponents.

PHOTOS: Clearwater Peewees shut out Ashcroft

The Clearwater team is doing well this year, with five wins and one tie in league games

Cassidy Tucker (#9) battles through two Ashcroft opponents.
Frank Mierau (l) won three silver medals at the recent 55+ Summer Games.

Three silver medals at games for Ashcroft cyclist

Frank Mierau took part in the 55+ Summer Games in Port Coquitlam in September.

Frank Mierau (l) won three silver medals at the recent 55+ Summer Games.
Pictured (from l) Lions president Gordon Daily

Lions golf tournament a success

The weather wasn't particularly helpful, but everyone had a good time at this year's event.

Pictured (from l) Lions president Gordon Daily
Gloria Mertens and Dennis Theodore.

Mixed doubles test for Ashcroft player

Gloria Mertens and Kenneth Theodore paired in mixed doubles at the Sunshine Open.

Gloria Mertens and Dennis Theodore.
There was non-stop soccer action in Ashcroft last weekend

South Cariboo soccer season ends in style

Teams and players were up this year, and the season ended with a well-attended tournament in Ashcroft last weekend.

There was non-stop soccer action in Ashcroft last weekend
Ashcroft soccer player Jayden Wiegel (l) was part of a U13 team taking part in a tournament in Clearwater last weekend.

Footy fun in Clearwater

Ashcroft players took part in the third annual Clearwater soccer tournament.

Ashcroft soccer player Jayden Wiegel (l) was part of a U13 team taking part in a tournament in Clearwater last weekend.