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Rori Denness-Lamont will throw javelin at California State University Long Beach beginning this fall. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

White Rock track-and-field star set to throw herself into NCAA competition

Javelin thrower Rori Denness-Lamont commits to California State University Long Beach

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Nico-Wynd golf-equipment sale raises $5,400 for young golfers

One-day sale “an unqualified success” says organizer

The Canada Cup International Softball Tournament – which features national teams as well as youth squads from across the world – is set to return to South Surrey June 17-26, 2022. (Gord Goble photo)

Organizers announce Canada Cup will return to South Surrey in 2022

International softball tournament will be played June 17-26, 2022

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Surrey site for Youth Nations Cup’s kick-off soccer tournament this fall

Tourney format sees players and teams represent their ‘personal heritage’

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Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn (centre, wearing white hat) is retiring from teaching and coaching. (EMS Football photo)

Longtime Earl Marriott Secondary teacher, football coach retires

Michael Mackay-Dunn hangs up coaching whistle after 22 years

Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn (centre, wearing white hat) is retiring from teaching and coaching. (EMS Football photo)
After weeks only being allowed to play against their fellow White Rock Tritons, teammates Cam Wright (left) and Chase Marshall (right) finally got to play other competition this week, when their respective teams faced off against the North Delta Blue Jays. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Multi-team schedule ‘what we’ve been waiting for,’ says White Rock Tritons general manager

BC Premier Baseball League releases summer schedule that includes games between associations

After weeks only being allowed to play against their fellow White Rock Tritons, teammates Cam Wright (left) and Chase Marshall (right) finally got to play other competition this week, when their respective teams faced off against the North Delta Blue Jays. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)

North Delta ultramarathoner raises over $2,800 for COVID relief in India

Kaushal Parikh ran the 90-km virtual Comrades Marathon around the NDSS track in under nine hours

Kaushal Parikh raised $2,840 for COVID-19 relief in India during his almost nine-hour run around the new North Delta Secondary School track on Sunday, June 13, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Elleka Jope was the winner of the association’s Jack Waterfield Memorial Scholarship. (Contributed)
Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Elleka Jope was the winner of the association’s Jack Waterfield Memorial Scholarship. (Contributed)
Gymnast Shallon Olsen. (Photo: olympic.ca)

Olympics-bound Surrey gymnast Shallon Olsen enters sports hall of fame – in Coquitlam

She was the youngest member of Team Canada when she made her Olympic debut at Rio 2016

Gymnast Shallon Olsen. (Photo: olympic.ca)
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PHOTOS: Cloverdale hockey’s 2021 grads finally played a game after disappointing season

‘Hopefully this was the last time our Colts will have to be getting dressed and undressed in the parking lot’

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A handful of White Rock Divers qualified for Junior Development National Diving Championships after strong showings at virtual meets earlier this spring. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Divers qualify for junior-development nationals

Six divers make cut for national event after strong performances at virtual meets

A handful of White Rock Divers qualified for Junior Development National Diving Championships after strong showings at virtual meets earlier this spring. (Contributed photo)
After three seasons with the Surrey Eaglese, Brandon Santa Juana has been dealt to the Powell River Kings. (Garrett James photo)

Longest-tenured Surrey Eagle dealt to Powell River to complete earlier trades

Brandon Santa Juana set to play in NCAA at University of Connecticut

After three seasons with the Surrey Eaglese, Brandon Santa Juana has been dealt to the Powell River Kings. (Garrett James photo)
Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, went under the Olympic qualifying standard in the 5,000-m at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic last weekend in Burnaby. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Personal-best run launches South Surrey runner back in Olympic contention

At Harry Jerome Classic, Luc Bruchet hits Olympic standard in men’s 5,000-m

Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, went under the Olympic qualifying standard in the 5,000-m at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic last weekend in Burnaby. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)
All nine White Rock Renegades softball teams are set to take part in the Canadian Pride and Power Tournament, scheduled for July 1-4. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock Renegades set to host multi-team Pride and Power softball tournament

‘There’s going to be a lot of excitement in the park,’ said Greg Timm

All nine White Rock Renegades softball teams are set to take part in the Canadian Pride and Power Tournament, scheduled for July 1-4. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Pre-pandemic photo shows Team Canada field hockey player Scott Tupper (middle, in red) with Laurie Nociar’s Grade 7 students of 2019-20, in a Classroom Champions meeting with the athlete mentor. (submitted photo)

‘Like a movie’: Surrey students see Classroom Champion score big field hockey win with Team Canada

Field trip in 2019 was special for all involved, including athlete mentor Scott Tupper

Pre-pandemic photo shows Team Canada field hockey player Scott Tupper (middle, in red) with Laurie Nociar’s Grade 7 students of 2019-20, in a Classroom Champions meeting with the athlete mentor. (submitted photo)
North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)

North Delta man to run 90 km in under 9 hours for India COVID-19 fundraiser

Kaushal Parikh running a virtual ultramarathon at NDSS’s new running track this Sunday (June 13)

North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)
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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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Medical school is in the future for 23-year-old Michael Smith, shown in a handout photo. But first the Canadian flanker is focusing on his rugby education. Smith is learning from the best with back-rower Chris Robshaw, a former England captain, at the Legion. San Diego takes on the Toronto Arrows in Major League rugby play Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-San Diego Legion MANDATORY CREDIT

White Rock’s Michael Smith flourishing in MLR with the San Diego Legion

Other Canadians on the Legion roster include fellow backrower Travis Larsen

Medical school is in the future for 23-year-old Michael Smith, shown in a handout photo. But first the Canadian flanker is focusing on his rugby education. Smith is learning from the best with back-rower Chris Robshaw, a former England captain, at the Legion. San Diego takes on the Toronto Arrows in Major League rugby play Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-San Diego Legion MANDATORY CREDIT