Sports

Kendrick Lounsbury, a 2020 winner of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, in action with North Surrey Minor Football. (Photo: Youtube)

VIDEO: Four Surrey athletes among 10 Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport award winners

Recipients include Hillary Birkett, Colton Cameron, Kendrick Lounsbury and Taya Suttill

 

Buddy Johnson and the rest of the Surrey Eagles are excited to welcome fans back to the arena this season!

Hockey is better with fans!

BCHL Surrey Eagles are eager to ‘feel the buzz in the building again’

  • Oct 11, 2021

 

Everyone attending a North Delta Minor Hockey Association (pictured in black) game at Sungod Arena or the North Delta Recreation Centre from Oct. 4 to Jan. 31, 2022 will be required to show proof of vaccination at the front door prior to entry. (Bryan McGovern photo)

Spectators at indoor sport venues in Delta must show proof of vaccination

Updated requirements for those taking part in — or watching — sports were released by the city on Oct. 5

 

Images on a website for the new Surrey Sports Museum Endowment Fund, on surreycares.org.

Surrey Sports Museum dream for Ironman athlete who kick-started funding drive

The sports museum would be located in Downtown Surrey, where Elizabeth Model is CEO of business improvement association

Images on a website for the new Surrey Sports Museum Endowment Fund, on surreycares.org.
Surrey city council is once again meeting in chambers, separated by plexiglass. (Screen shot)

Surrey issues development permit for Cloverdale Sport and Ice Complex

The development permit was passed without debate during council’s Sept. 13 land use meeting

Surrey city council is once again meeting in chambers, separated by plexiglass. (Screen shot)
(from left) Delta parks, recreation and culture commission chair Don Sangster, Mayor George Harvie, school trustee Jesse Dosanjh, Delta MP and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, Coun. Jeannie Kanakos, Delta North MLA and Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon, Olympic rower Maxwell Lattimer and women’s national soccer team performance analyst Jasmine Mander cut the ribbon to officially open the new track facility at North Delta Secondary on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Grand opening for new North Delta track facility

World Athletics compliant facility the first of its kind in Delta

(from left) Delta parks, recreation and culture commission chair Don Sangster, Mayor George Harvie, school trustee Jesse Dosanjh, Delta MP and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, Coun. Jeannie Kanakos, Delta North MLA and Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon, Olympic rower Maxwell Lattimer and women’s national soccer team performance analyst Jasmine Mander cut the ribbon to officially open the new track facility at North Delta Secondary on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (James Smith photo)
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary. (Contributed photo)

Canada Sports Hall of Fame launches Indigenous Heroes Exhibition

Featuring 14 Indigenous athletes, the digital book will be available for educators at no cost

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary. (Contributed photo)
Leif Godberson down-climbing Uto Peak with Mount Sir Donald in the background. (Contributed-Eric Carter)

2 men, 14 peaks and 1 day: New limits reached by climbers in B.C.’s Rogers Pass

Eric Carter and Leif Godberson completed the collosol Horse Shoe Traverse in one day

Leif Godberson down-climbing Uto Peak with Mount Sir Donald in the background. (Contributed-Eric Carter)
Sixty athletes selected as 2021 Save-On-Foods Fueling Sport ambassadors. (Black Press Media graphic)

60 Canadian athletes chosen as ambassadors in Save-On-Foods fueling sport initiative

‘We look forward to supporting them pursue their goals from their local hometowns to the international stage’

Sixty athletes selected as 2021 Save-On-Foods Fueling Sport ambassadors. (Black Press Media graphic)
The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fans returning to Abbotsford Centre next week

Fraser Valley Bandits becoming first pro sports team in B.C. to host fans since pandemic

The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
North Delta’s Patrick Izett (seen in this undated photo playing for Western Pride F.C. in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia) will join Thompson Rivers University’s men’s soccer team this fall. (Submitted photo)

North Delta’s Izett signs with TRU Wolfpack

Central midfielder expected to bring experience, offence when he joins men’s soccer team this fall

North Delta’s Patrick Izett (seen in this undated photo playing for Western Pride F.C. in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia) will join Thompson Rivers University’s men’s soccer team this fall. (Submitted photo)
Nick Fehr runs the bases during a North Delta Challenger Baseball event pre-COVID. (Submitted photo)

North Delta soccer, baseball clubs team up for accessible multi-sport program

The Challenger Sports Clinic will be available this fall for local children, teens with disabilities

Nick Fehr runs the bases during a North Delta Challenger Baseball event pre-COVID. (Submitted photo)
The Newton Community Centre will be built on 7.24 acres, part of which embraces the former location of the Rona Store at 6965 King George Blvd. (File photo)

Surrey rapidly moving on major community projects

‘We will continue to move extremely quick on all these projects,’ Mayor Doug McCallum said

The Newton Community Centre will be built on 7.24 acres, part of which embraces the former location of the Rona Store at 6965 King George Blvd. (File photo)
A soccer game pictured in B.C. on Wednesday, April 21. (Black Press Media/Matt Simms)

50 people expected to be able to attend B.C. sports games this summer

By fall, people in B.C. could be back to watching sports in person with no limit to the number of spectators

A soccer game pictured in B.C. on Wednesday, April 21. (Black Press Media/Matt Simms)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Delta Patriots Cricket Club takes Surrey, other clubs to court over Cricket BC voting

‘At issue is the propriety or legality of the voting procedures within Cricket BC,’ Justice John Harvey noted

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.

Surrey athletes are regional winners of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Held online, a ceremony is posted as a 13-minute video with speeches

Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.
KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)

KidSport Delta kicking off month-long fundraising campaign

Gift of Sport campaign aims to raise awareness, $50,000 to help local kids participate in sports

KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)
Alex Kopacz says he’s never felt so close to the grave. The Olympic champion brakeman in men’s bobsled is in hospital with COVID-19. (Twitter/Alex Kopacz)

31-year-old Canadian Olympic bobsleigh champion hospitalized from COVID-19

Alex Kopacz entered London University Hospital on Wednesday and required oxygen to help him breathe

Alex Kopacz says he’s never felt so close to the grave. The Olympic champion brakeman in men’s bobsled is in hospital with COVID-19. (Twitter/Alex Kopacz)
Scott Wheatley stands with the main Kenyan and Ugandan umpiring crew that he trained at the Nakirebe Complex outside of Kampala in 2020. Wheatley, a member-at-large with Softball B.C. is supporting a recent open letter from the sporting body that calls on the government to reinstate gameplay for kids in organized sports. (Photo: Submitted)

Softball B.C. urges provincial health officer to lift ban on gameplay for kids in organized sports

Sporting body sent open letter to both Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix

Scott Wheatley stands with the main Kenyan and Ugandan umpiring crew that he trained at the Nakirebe Complex outside of Kampala in 2020. Wheatley, a member-at-large with Softball B.C. is supporting a recent open letter from the sporting body that calls on the government to reinstate gameplay for kids in organized sports. (Photo: Submitted)
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)