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Lelia Fack broke two provincial records competing for the Langley Olympians Swim Club (LOSC) at the Spartan CSI Pacific Athletes Meet in Chilliwack on May 22 and 23. (file)

Langley Olympians swimmer breaks two provincial records at Chilliwack meet

First non-virtual swim competition for South Surrey resident since March of 2020

Lelia Fack broke two provincial records competing for the Langley Olympians Swim Club (LOSC) at the Spartan CSI Pacific Athletes Meet in Chilliwack on May 22 and 23. (file)
Semiahmoo Minor Hockey executive director Dave Newson (inset) was named a winner of the PCAHA’s President’s Service Award. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey executive director recognized for work during COVID-19 pandemic

Dave Newson lauded by PCAHA for creating return-to-play committee last year

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey executive director Dave Newson (inset) was named a winner of the PCAHA’s President’s Service Award. (File photo)
Left to right: Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have all committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)

Surrey, White Rock softball players commit to SFU

Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar to play at NCAA Div. 2 level

Left to right: Avery Barker, Abby McGlynn and Jasmine Polajzar have all committed to play softball at Simon Fraser University next season. (Contributed photos)
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VIDEO: Surrey man walks ‘Run Surrey Run’ using exoskeleton at rehab clinic

Ryan Eddy walks between 1.6 and 1.8 kilometres per day on Lokomat system

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White Rock Wave swimmers Tony Pease, Arthur ‘Skip’ Ray, Theo Manley, and Linda Stanley Wilson were all recognized recently by FINA for top-10 masters performances last year. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Wave swimmers recognized by FINA for 2020 results

Three swimmers plus handful of relay teams lauded for performances last year

White Rock Wave swimmers Tony Pease, Arthur ‘Skip’ Ray, Theo Manley, and Linda Stanley Wilson were all recognized recently by FINA for top-10 masters performances last year. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Tritons general manager Kyle Dhanani (centre) said the organization is waiting to hear if they’ll be allowed to play other teams this weekend, or if intra-squad games are all that will be allowed. (Zachary Lucy Photography)

White Rock Tritons’ game plan up in air as teams await word from viaSport

Baseball teams waiting for clarification on who they can play, after COVID-19 restart plan announced

White Rock Tritons general manager Kyle Dhanani (centre) said the organization is waiting to hear if they’ll be allowed to play other teams this weekend, or if intra-squad games are all that will be allowed. (Zachary Lucy Photography)
Coastal FC girls hold a practice at South Surrey Athletic Park last fall. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Club-only’ play caveat ‘gutted people’ after restart excitement: Coastal FC executive director

South Surrey soccer club was under impression that games would be allowed throughout travel region

Coastal FC girls hold a practice at South Surrey Athletic Park last fall. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Members of a team jump for joy after winning a soccer bowling-type drill during a She Can clinic hosted by Surrey FC association at Newton Athletic Park on March 22. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey-area sports clubs react positively to B.C.’s reopening plan

‘Great news coming from the ministry today,’ one soccer association tweeted

Members of a team jump for joy after winning a soccer bowling-type drill during a She Can clinic hosted by Surrey FC association at Newton Athletic Park on March 22. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Mila Murota, eight, (left) from Vancouver sinks a putt with younger sister Madelyn Murota, six, looking on during the free Watkin Motors Ford Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Clinic last summer at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort. The Maple Leaf Tour will host a pair of youth clinics next month at Hazelmere Golf Course in South Surrey. (Roger Knox photo)

Hazelmere Golf Club set to host free youth clinic

Two sessions scheduled in conjunction with Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event

Mila Murota, eight, (left) from Vancouver sinks a putt with younger sister Madelyn Murota, six, looking on during the free Watkin Motors Ford Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Clinic last summer at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort. The Maple Leaf Tour will host a pair of youth clinics next month at Hazelmere Golf Course in South Surrey. (Roger Knox photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Christian Fitzgerald was named the MVP of the BC Hockey League’s Coquitlam pod. (Damon James photo)

Eagles’ Fitzgerald, Scarfone win BC Hockey League awards

Fitzgerald named pod MVP; Scarfone picked as top goaltender

Surrey Eagles forward Christian Fitzgerald was named the MVP of the BC Hockey League’s Coquitlam pod. (Damon James photo)
South Surrey resident Bonnie Jessen aced Nico Wynd Golf Club’s par-3 sixth hole Monday. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey senior scores first-ever hole-in-one at Nico Wynd Golf Club

Bonnie Jessen aces course’s No. 6 hole on her late sister’s birthday

South Surrey resident Bonnie Jessen aced Nico Wynd Golf Club’s par-3 sixth hole Monday. (Contributed photo)
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Travis Selje soccer tourney a ‘special club weekend’ for Surrey United this year

‘Skills and drills’ gathering planned at Cloverdale Athletic Park

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Michael and Miriam Cox – both new members at the White Rock Lawn Bowling Club - practise their craft during a recent session. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Lawn Bowling Club sees membership boost despite pandemic

‘At the beginning of (the pandemic) there was very little two retirees could do.’

Michael and Miriam Cox – both new members at the White Rock Lawn Bowling Club - practise their craft during a recent session. (Contributed photo)
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Twenty-two BCHL grads chasing Stanley Cup as NHL playoffs begin

The list includes Alex Newhook, getting his first taste of NHL playoffs with the Colorado Avalanche

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Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith has signed a three-year contract extension with the team. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith inks 3-year extension with BCHL club

Keith led team to a 17-2-1 record in BCHL’s 20-game ‘pod’ season

Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith has signed a three-year contract extension with the team. (Garrett James photo)
Vancouver Giants forward Justin Sourdif skates by Victoria Royals goaltender Adam Evanoff during the Giants’ 6-1 win on Tuesday, May 11, in the team’s final game of the abbreviated WHL season. (submitted photo: Giants/Doug Sage)
Vancouver Giants forward Justin Sourdif skates by Victoria Royals goaltender Adam Evanoff during the Giants’ 6-1 win on Tuesday, May 11, in the team’s final game of the abbreviated WHL season. (submitted photo: Giants/Doug Sage)
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Inaugural Surrey run/walk/roll starts virtually with ‘wherever you can’ message

‘Registration has gone very well, and we’re happy with where it’s going,’ race co-ordinator says

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Team Canada celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament, which was held at Softball City in 2019. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)

Surrey, White Rock players make cut as Softball Canada announces Olympic roster

Sara Groenewegen, Danielle Lawrie among players on 15-person roster

Team Canada celebrates after qualifying for the Olympics at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament, which was held at Softball City in 2019. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)
Canada’s Janet Leung steals second base during playoff action at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey on August 31, 2019. Leung and her teammates have not been back to Softball City since, as the 2020 and now ‘21 Canada Cup tournaments have been cancelled. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)

Canada Cup softball event cancelled for second straight year

Travel restrictions, health and safety concerns cited as reasons for cancellation

Canada’s Janet Leung steals second base during playoff action at the Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey on August 31, 2019. Leung and her teammates have not been back to Softball City since, as the 2020 and now ‘21 Canada Cup tournaments have been cancelled. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)
B.C. youth softball teams can now scrimmage against themselves, Softball BC announced. (Black Press Media file photo)

Softball teams across province allowed to scrimmage, Softball BC announces

White Rock Renegades, South Surrey-White Rock Thunder can play instrasquad games

B.C. youth softball teams can now scrimmage against themselves, Softball BC announced. (Black Press Media file photo)