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South Surrey runners earn top-10 finishes at virtual ‘Pandemic Challenge’ race

Cross-country event staged over two weeks after traditional season cancelled due to COVID-19

Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Elgin Park alum clocks personal-best in 10,000-m race

Luc Bruchet inches closer to Olympic qualifying standard

White Rock Whalers head coach Jason Rogers (centre) along with other members of the team show off their whale-tail-inspired moustaches in support of Movember. (Photo courtesy of White Rock Whalers)

White Rock Whalers raise thousands through Movember campaign

Junior ‘B’ hockey team fundraising for men’s health initiatives

Nathan Vanoosten (left) and Mike Campbell (right) – along with Brett Mackey – will work at the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championships, which begin next month in Edmonton. (Tom Zillich photo)

Trio of Surrey officials to work at World Junior Hockey Championships

Nathan Vanoosten, Michael Campbell and Brett Mackey set for Edmonton-hosted tournament

Nathan Vanoosten (left) and Mike Campbell (right) – along with Brett Mackey – will work at the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championships, which begin next month in Edmonton. (Tom Zillich photo)
The B.C. Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild, the lone American franchise, is taking a hiatus from the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions. All players have been released to find other opportunities to play. (Black Press file photo)

Wenatchee Wild taking BC Hockey League break

Loop’s lone American franchise pulls plug on 20-21 season due to COVID; vow to be back in 2021

The B.C. Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild, the lone American franchise, is taking a hiatus from the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions. All players have been released to find other opportunities to play. (Black Press file photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary senior girls basketball team members (left to right) Deja Lee, Tara Wallack and Izzy Forsyth sign their official NCAA commitments at an event earlier this month. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Secondary holds signing-day ceremony for three NCAA-bound basketball stars

Deja Lee, Tara Wallack and Izzy Forsyth committed to U.S. universities earlier this year

Semiahmoo Secondary senior girls basketball team members (left to right) Deja Lee, Tara Wallack and Izzy Forsyth sign their official NCAA commitments at an event earlier this month. (Contributed photo)
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Kieran O’Hearn, who grew up just a few minutes from South Surrey Arena, has been named the captain of the Surrey Eagles for the upcoming season. (Garrett James photo)

South Surrey-raised O’Hearn named Eagles captain

BCHL team names four players to leadership group for 2020-‘21 season

Kieran O’Hearn, who grew up just a few minutes from South Surrey Arena, has been named the captain of the Surrey Eagles for the upcoming season. (Garrett James photo)
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BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

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Surrey-raised hockey player Luka Burzan in action with the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo: Brandi Pollock/Wheat Kings)
Surrey-raised hockey player Luka Burzan in action with the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo: Brandi Pollock/Wheat Kings)
MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy celebrates his featherweight-fight win Thursday (Nov. 19) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Bellator MMA photo)
MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy celebrates his featherweight-fight win Thursday (Nov. 19) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Bellator MMA photo)
The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.

B.C.’s Pacwest college sports conference cancels winter competition

Pacwest cancels all winter sports competition after cancelling fall sports back in June

The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.
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Free registration for youngest players with new Cloverdale soccer club

Cloverdale United FC is active on Twitter, with a website ‘coming soon’

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Praise Aniamaka, a Cloverdale resident and Grade 12 student at Pacific Academy in Surrey, leaps over fellow track athletes with the Vancouver Thunderbirds club. (submitted photo)

Record-setting Surrey athlete triple-jumps his way onto Purdue track team

Indiana university-bound Praise Aniamaka ‘was highly recruited and is an excellent student’

Praise Aniamaka, a Cloverdale resident and Grade 12 student at Pacific Academy in Surrey, leaps over fellow track athletes with the Vancouver Thunderbirds club. (submitted photo)
Katelyn Foubert hurls one toward the plate during 2020 action with the Delta Tigers. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Playing ball with the boys has taught me rewards await those who overcome

Baseballs and ponytails do go together – but not without a whole lot of heart and determination

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Katelyn Foubert hurls one toward the plate during 2020 action with the Delta Tigers. (Photo submitted)
Surrey-based athletes Nola Mountain and Bailey Bjornson. (submitted photos)

Surrey softball player, golfer recruited to NCAA schools

Nola Mountain off to Maryland, Bailey Bjornson to play for SFU

Surrey-based athletes Nola Mountain and Bailey Bjornson. (submitted photos)
With gyms and rinks mostly closed this summer, White Rock Whalers goalie Jonathan Holloway took up surfing and other outdoor pursuits to stay active. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Whalers goaltender takes training outdoors amid COVID-19 restrictions

‘I was just trying to be outside as much as possible,’ says Jonathan Holloway

With gyms and rinks mostly closed this summer, White Rock Whalers goalie Jonathan Holloway took up surfing and other outdoor pursuits to stay active. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – scored twice in last Saturday’s win. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles’ forward Holden Katzalay – shown here against Langley during the 2019/20 season – scored twice in last Saturday’s win. (Garrett James photo)
Hayley Wickenheiser hit the ice with novice players during the 2019 Canadian Tire Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival hockey tournament, also known as WickFest. (file photo: Robert Shaer)
Hayley Wickenheiser hit the ice with novice players during the 2019 Canadian Tire Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival hockey tournament, also known as WickFest. (file photo: Robert Shaer)
White Rock Whalers forward Saul Khalifa bears down on Aldergrove Kodiaks’ netminder Mark Paton during Saturday’s game, which White Rock won 6-3. (Jody Harris photo)

South Surrey, White Rock sports groups play waiting game after health-order halts sports

Indoor sports and recreation activities suspended for two weeks, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced

White Rock Whalers forward Saul Khalifa bears down on Aldergrove Kodiaks’ netminder Mark Paton during Saturday’s game, which White Rock won 6-3. (Jody Harris photo)
The 2014 Surrey United Premier Women’s Team with their provincial soccer championship banner. (File photo: Gord Goble)

Surrey United team earns B.C. soccer hall nod for 11 straight provincial titles

‘Team of Distinction’ honour for Premier Women’s Team that won from 2004 to 2014

The 2014 Surrey United Premier Women’s Team with their provincial soccer championship banner. (File photo: Gord Goble)