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Dave Randorf in a photo posted to Tampa Bay Lightning’s website.

North Delta-raised Randorf to call NHL games for Stanley Cup winners

‘I am absolutely thrilled to be joining this first-class organization,’ veteran broadcaster says

Dave Randorf in a photo posted to Tampa Bay Lightning’s website.
Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn speaks with his team during an earlier high-school football season. This year’s season was cancelled due to COVID-19, but the team still practised multiple times a week, following safety guidelines. (EMS Football photo)

Earl Marriott players, coaches ‘energized’ by practice-only football season

‘If the kids had their way, we’d still be out there,’ says longtime coach

Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn speaks with his team during an earlier high-school football season. This year’s season was cancelled due to COVID-19, but the team still practised multiple times a week, following safety guidelines. (EMS Football photo)
TEASER PHOTO. Football analyst Davis Sanchez on TSN. (screenshot)
TEASER PHOTO. Football analyst Davis Sanchez on TSN. (screenshot)
Edmonton kicker Sean Whyte has re-signed with the team. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson photo)

Canadian Football League kicker Sean Whyte re-signs with Edmonton

Semiahmoo Secondary grad to return for sixth season with CFL team

Edmonton kicker Sean Whyte has re-signed with the team. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson photo)
This year, Semiahmoo Totems guard Tara Wallack committed to play for Washington State University, just a few months after she helped the Totems to a provincial championship. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)

2020: The year that sidelined (most) sports on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

Even in a largely forgettable year in sports, there were things worth celebrating

This year, Semiahmoo Totems guard Tara Wallack committed to play for Washington State University, just a few months after she helped the Totems to a provincial championship. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Participants run down the trail at Crescent Park at the 2020 Resolution Run. The 2021 event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s Resolution Run cancelled due to COVID-19

Other two events in Fraser Valley Trail Run Series still tentatively scheduled to go ahead

Participants run down the trail at Crescent Park at the 2020 Resolution Run. The 2021 event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)
Surrey United’s U18 Wildfire in a team photo. (twitter.com/SurreyUnitedSC)

Surrey team donates $17K they raised to play in big tournament, later cancelled by COVID

Four Surrey-area charties benefit from generosity of Surrey United’s U18 Wildfire

Surrey United’s U18 Wildfire in a team photo. (twitter.com/SurreyUnitedSC)
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‘It’s exciting’: Surrey’s Juvy Kooner signs to play pro soccer in Portugal

‘It has been an honour to watch him develop into the skilled, and strong player he has become’

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BCHL team can now practise together in full, after a revision to the provincial health order on Dec. 28. (Garrett James photo)

BCHL teams can practise together following revised health-order

Junior ‘A’ league commissioner still hopeful a season can be staged this year

BCHL team can now practise together in full, after a revision to the provincial health order on Dec. 28. (Garrett James photo)
Pictured from left, hockey player Justin Sourdif, Ironman triathlete Elizabeth Model, MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy and soccer player Samantha Savoy.
Pictured from left, hockey player Justin Sourdif, Ironman triathlete Elizabeth Model, MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy and soccer player Samantha Savoy.
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Surrey soccer player wins UFV academic award for second straight year

Honours for Fleetwood Park Secondary grad Sahib Sidhu

Sahib Sidhu
Surrey Eagles captain Kieran O’Hearn has committed to Yale University. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles’ O’Hearn commits to Yale University

South Surrey defenceman was named captain of BCHL team last month

Surrey Eagles captain Kieran O’Hearn has committed to Yale University. (Garrett James photo)
(Photo: twitter.com/TheWHL)

Ex-Vancouver Giant Svejkovsky wins Memorial eCup video game tourney

Pittsburgh Penguins draft pick was ‘dominant from start to finish’ during inaugural event

(Photo: twitter.com/TheWHL)
Wayne Vollmer lines up a putt during a round of golf with Alice Cooper (background) at Morgan Creek Golf Course in 2008. (File photo)

Longtime Morgan Creek golf pro set to retire after decades in the sport

Wayne Vollmer golfed with likes of Arnold Palmer, Alice Cooper over 60-year career

Wayne Vollmer lines up a putt during a round of golf with Alice Cooper (background) at Morgan Creek Golf Course in 2008. (File photo)
Members of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans have donated five tubs of toys for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Contributed photo)

Titans collect toys for Surrey Christmas Bureau

White Rock-South Surrey football association to deliver five tubs of donations this week

Members of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans have donated five tubs of toys for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Contributed photo)
Jeremy Brine hits a ball during a game of pickleball at the South Surrey Recreation Centre courts. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

Pickleball players are sour about the lack of courts in North Surrey as game’s popularity grows

City financial/capital plan promises City Centre Spray Park and Courts, but not until 2023

Jeremy Brine hits a ball during a game of pickleball at the South Surrey Recreation Centre courts. (Aaron Hinks file photo)
Some of Ocean Athletics’ youngest athletes took part in the BC Athletics’ BC Cross-Country Championships Virtual Challenge, too, as a trio of the club’s Seahorses (six and seven year olds) ran a one-kilometre loop. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

Ocean Athletics runners compete at BC Athletics’ virtual championships

Clubs, athletes from across province take part in cross-country event

Some of Ocean Athletics’ youngest athletes took part in the BC Athletics’ BC Cross-Country Championships Virtual Challenge, too, as a trio of the club’s Seahorses (six and seven year olds) ran a one-kilometre loop. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)
Kieran O’Hearn was set to captain one team at the Surrey Eagles All-Star Challenge, which had to be cancelled last week. (Garrett James photo)

New COVID-19 restrictions ground Surrey Eagles’ All-Star Challenge

BC Hockey League team hopes to be able to hold event in future

Kieran O’Hearn was set to captain one team at the Surrey Eagles All-Star Challenge, which had to be cancelled last week. (Garrett James photo)
The Pat Quinn Classic has been a popular tournament for top bantam and peewee teams in recent years, but COVID-19 means there will be no physical event this season. The scholarships established by the tournament are carrying on. (Pat Quinn Classic photo)

Pat Quinn Classic scholarships continue even as COVID cancels tournament

Female and male bantam players province wide are encouraged to apply for $1,000 scholarships

The Pat Quinn Classic has been a popular tournament for top bantam and peewee teams in recent years, but COVID-19 means there will be no physical event this season. The scholarships established by the tournament are carrying on. (Pat Quinn Classic photo)
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Tweedsmuir ‘high flyer’ set to hit court with UFV women’s volleyball team

Recruit Sydney Wright says it’s ‘an exciting opportunity to help build the team in its new division’

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