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Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj are among organizers of the Run Surrey Run event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Run Surrey Run’ will kick off as a virtual event this spring

For 2021, registration is limited to 2,000 participants, for $25 each

Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj are among organizers of the Run Surrey Run event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Laurent Brossoit interviewed on Sportsnet Friday night (Feb. 19).
Laurent Brossoit interviewed on Sportsnet Friday night (Feb. 19).
The Tour de White Rock, along with the other BC Superweek races, has been cancelled for 2021. (File photo)

Tour de White Rock, Delta cycling races cancelled for 2021

BC Superweek will not return until 2022 ‘at the earliest’ organizers say

The Tour de White Rock, along with the other BC Superweek races, has been cancelled for 2021. (File photo)
Former White Rock Triton Tate Dearing will pitch this summer with the Kamloops NorthPaws of the WCL. (Polk State College photo)

Former White Rock Triton joins WCL’s Kamloops NorthPaws

Tate Dearing to pitch for collegiate summer league expansion franchise

Former White Rock Triton Tate Dearing will pitch this summer with the Kamloops NorthPaws of the WCL. (Polk State College photo)
Semiahmoo Rock

Three Semiahmoo Rock alums picked in Western Lacrosse Association draft

‘His dad would have been so proud’ of Aidan Ellis’ WLA selection

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BCHL

BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

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Former Surrey Eagles captain Hudson Schandor (left) has been named the NCAA Hockey East Conference’s Rookie of the Week. (Garrett James photo)

Pair of former Eagles earn NCAA accolades

Hudson Schandor named Hockey East Rookie of the Week; Ashton Calder among Hobey Baker contenders

Former Surrey Eagles captain Hudson Schandor (left) has been named the NCAA Hockey East Conference’s Rookie of the Week. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey’s Caleb Reimer in Edmonton Oil Kings colours. The junior hockey team is among five Alberta-based WHL squads planning to play games starting Feb. 26. (Photo: oilkings.ca)

Quarantined for now, Surrey prospect ‘fortunate’ to play WHL games in Alberta soon

Edmonton Oil Kings draft pick Caleb Reimer has skated with Delta Hockey Academy team this winter

Surrey’s Caleb Reimer in Edmonton Oil Kings colours. The junior hockey team is among five Alberta-based WHL squads planning to play games starting Feb. 26. (Photo: oilkings.ca)
Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson, left, a South Surrey resident, interviews Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green at the 2019 Nite of Champions gala. (Tom Zillich photo)

KidSport’s Nite of Champions gala to go virtual for 2021

Shea Weber, Travis Green and Scott Neidermayer to be among speakers at March 9 event

Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson, left, a South Surrey resident, interviews Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green at the 2019 Nite of Champions gala. (Tom Zillich photo)
Surrey-raised Jesse Lawson in action with Carleton Ravens during the 50th annual Panda Football Game in 2018. (submitted photo)

A year later than hoped, Surrey’s Lawson is game-ready for rookie CFL season with Riders

Sullivan Heights grad, now 25, was drafted out of Carleton last spring

Surrey-raised Jesse Lawson in action with Carleton Ravens during the 50th annual Panda Football Game in 2018. (submitted photo)
Semiahmoo Minor Hockey Association was named the winner of PCAHA’s Fred Page Memorial Award for the 2019-‘20 season. (Semiahmoo Hockey photo)

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey named PCAHA’s association of the year

Award recognizes on- and off-ice succes during the 2019-‘20 hockey season

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey Association was named the winner of PCAHA’s Fred Page Memorial Award for the 2019-‘20 season. (Semiahmoo Hockey photo)
With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey hockey player cuts through boredom by starting online business

Stuck at home due to COVID-19 lockdown, Mason Smith creates Dane Cutlery

With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Eagles goaltender Tommy Scarfone has agreed to a scholarship with the Rochester Institute of Technology. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles goaltender nets NCAA scholarship

Tommy Scarfone to play at Rochester Institute of Technology next season

Surrey Eagles goaltender Tommy Scarfone has agreed to a scholarship with the Rochester Institute of Technology. (Garrett James photo)
In September 2018, former Vancouver Canucks player Dave Babych tees off at Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey during the 35th annual Jake Milford Charity Invitational tournament. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

No ‘shotguns’ or banquets: Surrey golf courses pitch COVID-safe tournaments for 2021

With spring on the way, course operators book tournaments that will involve ‘tweaks and adjustments’

In September 2018, former Vancouver Canucks player Dave Babych tees off at Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey during the 35th annual Jake Milford Charity Invitational tournament. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
BC School Sports is set to hold a basketball ‘Pandemic Challenge’ for the province’s student-athletes. (File photo)
BC School Sports is set to hold a basketball ‘Pandemic Challenge’ for the province’s student-athletes. (File photo)
Record-setting high jumper Emma de Boer, who lives in Cloverdale and attends Holy Cross Regional High School in Fleetwood, will train and study architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) next fall. (submitted photo)

Surrey jumper on a high after recruitment by UPenn track team

High jumper Emma de Boer aims to leave Cloverdale for Philadelphia next fall

Record-setting high jumper Emma de Boer, who lives in Cloverdale and attends Holy Cross Regional High School in Fleetwood, will train and study architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) next fall. (submitted photo)
Tyler Tardi will serve as a fifth on Team Laycock at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tyler Tardi to serve as alternate for B.C. team at Brier

Langley/Cloverdale curler to serve as ‘fifth’ on Team Laycock at Calgary-hosted championships

Tyler Tardi will serve as a fifth on Team Laycock at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier. (Black Press Media file photo)
North Surrey Minor Football players in action. The club is among Surrey-area recipients of the B.C. government’s Local Sport Relief Fund. (File photo)

COVID ‘relief’ funding for some sports groups in Surrey, White Rock, Delta

‘Without financial support, these clubs are at risk of closure,’ says B.C. government

North Surrey Minor Football players in action. The club is among Surrey-area recipients of the B.C. government’s Local Sport Relief Fund. (File photo)
With the BCHL season stalled, South Surrey’s John Evans has left the West Kelowna Warriors and joined the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints. (Photo courtesy of Dubuque Fighting Saints)

With hockey season stalled at home, South Surrey BCHLer leaves for U.S.

‘That’s the most important thing – to be able to play,’ says Evans on move to Dubuque Fighting Saints

With the BCHL season stalled, South Surrey’s John Evans has left the West Kelowna Warriors and joined the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints. (Photo courtesy of Dubuque Fighting Saints)
Surrey-raised forward Jujhar Khaira in action with Edmonton Oilers. (Photo: nhl.com)

Q&A: Surrey’s Jujhar Khaira credits parents for their hard work on his path to NHL

Port Kells-raised player talks about his journey to pro hockey with Edmonton Oilers

Surrey-raised forward Jujhar Khaira in action with Edmonton Oilers. (Photo: nhl.com)