Langley Advance Times Staff

Despite a pair of goals and three points from Kyle Brunsch, the Langley Thunder dropped a 14-6 decision to the visiting Nanaimo Timbermen in BC Junior A Lacrosse League action on August 1 at Langley Events Centre. (Damon James Langley Events Centre file photo)

Losses for lacrosse Thunder teams

Timbermen Junior A and Junior Tier 1 teams were victorious against the host Langley Thunder

Despite a pair of goals and three points from Kyle Brunsch, the Langley Thunder dropped a 14-6 decision to the visiting Nanaimo Timbermen in BC Junior A Lacrosse League action on August 1 at Langley Events Centre. (Damon James Langley Events Centre file photo)
Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena in 2019 for the traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Five Langley teams and leagues benefit from latest grants announcement

Amateur Sport League Fund will provide a total of $11 million in one-time grants to 72 organizations

Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena in 2019 for the traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Caleb Davies tied for second at the MJT Western Championship presented by Junior Golf Hub at Copper Point Golf Club in Invermere on July 27 and 28. (file)
Langley’s Caleb Davies tied for second at the MJT Western Championship presented by Junior Golf Hub at Copper Point Golf Club in Invermere on July 27 and 28. (file)
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 Fire ripped through a vacant house in the 2600 block 208th St in Langley Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire destroys vacant Langley house

Crew called to 2600 block of 208th St. early Sunday morning

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 Fire ripped through a vacant house in the 2600 block 208th St in Langley Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley-based Fraser Valley Ringette Association is one of six local sports groups to benefit from provincial grants announcement. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley-based Fraser Valley Ringette Association is one of six local sports groups to benefit from provincial grants announcement. (Langley Advance Times file)
Liam McIver and his fiancée Anita Cremer now have the ability to make some even bigger plans for their wedding next year, after the couple won a $1-million Maxmillions prize in the Lotto Max draw on June 22, 2021. (BCLC)

Langley couple win $1 million

‘My first thought was that this isn’t real’

Liam McIver and his fiancée Anita Cremer now have the ability to make some even bigger plans for their wedding next year, after the couple won a $1-million Maxmillions prize in the Lotto Max draw on June 22, 2021. (BCLC)
Cody Malawsky scored three times against Delta Islanders on Friday, July 23, but the Junior A squad surrendered four goals in 80 seconds in the third period as they lost 11-6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder drop 2

Junior A and Tier 1 teams slip back in the standings

Cody Malawsky scored three times against Delta Islanders on Friday, July 23, but the Junior A squad surrendered four goals in 80 seconds in the third period as they lost 11-6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Sourdif is among 51 players invited to attend Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp. (Giants)

Sourdif called to national training camp

Giants forward among 51 players to receive invitations

Justin Sourdif is among 51 players invited to attend Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp. (Giants)
Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)

$50K infusion helps feed B.C. wildfire victims

Envision Financial and its members come through with donations to Food Bank BC

Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants head coach Michael Dyck and Giants athletic therapist Mike Burnstein have been named to Canada’s national junior hockey team. (Jamison Derksen/Giants)

Giants coach, athletic therapist named to Canada’s Junior national team

World Junior Championship tournament kicks off Dec. 26

Giants head coach Michael Dyck and Giants athletic therapist Mike Burnstein have been named to Canada’s national junior hockey team. (Jamison Derksen/Giants)
LOSC member Hugh McNeill, seen here practicing at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley in March, won first in in the 17 and over category of the #RaceAgain virtual swimming competition. (Sevi Parr/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Olympians Swim Club wins #RaceAgain contest

Virtual contest ends with multiple victories against competitors from across the country

LOSC member Hugh McNeill, seen here practicing at the Walnut Grove pool in Langley in March, won first in in the 17 and over category of the #RaceAgain virtual swimming competition. (Sevi Parr/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Witnesses sought in Langley road rage incident

There were a number of vehicles in the area when it happened, police said

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A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Body found in burned out vehicle in Langley Tuesday evening

IHIT has taken over the investigation, after fire reported in 8200-block of 197th Street

A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The club includes (left to right) Gwendoline “Peg” Grant, Anna “Marge” Britton, Ethel Paterson, and Noel Butcher, Agnes Thompson, and Murial Morgan. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Youngsters need not apply for this Langley club

Membership in this Magnolia Gardens 100-plus group is based on residency and date of birth only

The club includes (left to right) Gwendoline “Peg” Grant, Anna “Marge” Britton, Ethel Paterson, and Noel Butcher, Agnes Thompson, and Murial Morgan. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lauren Barwick with Sandrino, Noni Hartvikson and Onyx, Roberta Sheffield & Fairuza, and Jody Schloss and her mount Lieutenant Lobin will be competing for Canada in Para equestrian at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. (CNW Group/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Aldergrove, Langley riders named to Olympic para-dressage team

Lauren Barwick and Winona Hartvikson set to participate in individual and team events in Tokyo

Lauren Barwick with Sandrino, Noni Hartvikson and Onyx, Roberta Sheffield & Fairuza, and Jody Schloss and her mount Lieutenant Lobin will be competing for Canada in Para equestrian at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. (CNW Group/Canadian Paralympic Committee)
Surrey’s Tiger Xie, 10 (pictured), emerged the winner in the extra holes over Langley golfer Ryan LePrieur, 12, at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Mini Tour at Cheam Mountain Golf Course on July 15. (MJT)
Surrey’s Tiger Xie, 10 (pictured), emerged the winner in the extra holes over Langley golfer Ryan LePrieur, 12, at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Mini Tour at Cheam Mountain Golf Course on July 15. (MJT)
Kyle Brunsch and Jonathan Grywacheski scored twice apiece as the Jr. A Langley Thunder downed Delta 8-6 Thursday, July 15. (Damon James/Langley Events Centre)
Kyle Brunsch and Jonathan Grywacheski scored twice apiece as the Jr. A Langley Thunder downed Delta 8-6 Thursday, July 15. (Damon James/Langley Events Centre)
A mini summer series kicks off this weekend at Langley Community Music School featuring West Coast Chamber Music, followed by a second live concert on July 25 featuring the school’s own Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TODAY: Live concerts return to Langley music school

Rose Gellert hall fills with the sounds of music again as it host a few in-person shows this summer

A mini summer series kicks off this weekend at Langley Community Music School featuring West Coast Chamber Music, followed by a second live concert on July 25 featuring the school’s own Rose Gellert String Quartet. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
On Monday, July 19, a group of cyclists will set out from Abbotsford on a 65-day ride across Canada to raise awareness and funds for 65 life-giving wells in Africa, in partnership with Langley-based Global Aid Network (GAiN). Seen here is the 2014 ride. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Young-at-heart, old guys’ to cycle across Canada to fund wells in Africa

65-day ride in support of Langley-based Global Aid Network campaign for clean water

On Monday, July 19, a group of cyclists will set out from Abbotsford on a 65-day ride across Canada to raise awareness and funds for 65 life-giving wells in Africa, in partnership with Langley-based Global Aid Network (GAiN). Seen here is the 2014 ride. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Volleyball players Ryan Sclater, Lucas Van Berkell and Dan Jansen Van Doorn are part of the TWU contingent selected by Team Canada. (file)

Spartans to play for Canada

Five Langley university alums to Tokyo Olympics

Volleyball players Ryan Sclater, Lucas Van Berkell and Dan Jansen Van Doorn are part of the TWU contingent selected by Team Canada. (file)