Langley Advance Times Staff

Langley Thunder defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 and finished the regular season with a 12-6 mark. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Thunder clinch top spot heading into WLA playoffs

They defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 Wednesday night

Langley Thunder defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 and finished the regular season with a 12-6 mark. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
Mary Rambarran won $200,000 from a Royal Riches Scratch & Win ticket. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Power outage reveals $200K lottery win for Langley woman

Mary Rambarran buys profitable scratch and win ticket on a rainy day grocery shop

Mary Rambarran won $200,000 from a Royal Riches Scratch & Win ticket. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre

Thunder defeat Adanacs 9-1

They currently sit in the fourth and final playoff spot

Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre
Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits beat River Lions 95-86

They won their second straight game

Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The feeling you get when you win your event and break a provincial record. LOSC swimmers Katie Schroeder, Yeonwoo Choi, Madisen Jacques and Leila Fack celebrate their 4X50 medley win at the B.C. Summer Provincial Championships. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Olympians Swim Club shines at B.C.provincial championships

Medals, medals, and more medals, a new provincial record, and top honours for coach and two swimmers

The feeling you get when you win your event and break a provincial record. LOSC swimmers Katie Schroeder, Yeonwoo Choi, Madisen Jacques and Leila Fack celebrate their 4X50 medley win at the B.C. Summer Provincial Championships. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The latest overpass to be broadsided by a vehicle in Langley is the rail overpass between Glover Road and 232nd Street, eastbound on Highway One. The overpass was hit at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Eight and counting: another overpass hit by a truck

Provincial ministry plans to release a list of B.C. carriers who ‘have been cancelled for cause’

The latest overpass to be broadsided by a vehicle in Langley is the rail overpass between Glover Road and 232nd Street, eastbound on Highway One. The overpass was hit at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
14 out of Langley Thunder’s 19 goals were scored in the third period. The team won 19-6 against Maple Ridge Burrards on Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre in Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder record season high 19 goals in a game

14 goals scored in the third and final period of Western Lacrosse Association action at LEC

14 out of Langley Thunder’s 19 goals were scored in the third period. The team won 19-6 against Maple Ridge Burrards on Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre in Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove-based riders (from left) Maklaine Rogers, Elle Settle, (with Zeus), Claire Settle, Katie Foss have been chosen to represent the Zone 3 Equestrian team in Equestrian Vaulting at the 2022 Games in Prince George July 21-24. (Gina Settle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove-based riders (from left) Maklaine Rogers, Elle Settle, (with Zeus), Claire Settle, Katie Foss have been chosen to represent the Zone 3 Equestrian team in Equestrian Vaulting at the 2022 Games in Prince George July 21-24. (Gina Settle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships will be held at the Langley Curling Centre, within the George Preston Recreation Centre, March 21-26, 2023. (Langley Advance Times file)
The 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships will be held at the Langley Curling Centre, within the George Preston Recreation Centre, March 21-26, 2023. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Thunder’s Kyle Brunsch scored five times to lead his team to a 17-9 win in their BC Junior A Lacrosse League regular season finale on June 30 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)

Langley Junior A Thunder make franchise history

Team wraps season with 10 wins, four losses for a best-ever .714 winning percentage

Langley Thunder’s Kyle Brunsch scored five times to lead his team to a 17-9 win in their BC Junior A Lacrosse League regular season finale on June 30 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits’ Murphy Burnatowski was surrounded by Niagara River Lions Sunday, June 3 at Langley Events Centre. River Lions won, 102-99. (Fraser Valley Bandits CEBL)

VIDEO: River Lions down Fraser Valley Bandits

‘Giving up 102 points is too much:’ coach

Fraser Valley Bandits’ Murphy Burnatowski was surrounded by Niagara River Lions Sunday, June 3 at Langley Events Centre. River Lions won, 102-99. (Fraser Valley Bandits CEBL)
Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork for two banners now hanging in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Diversity and inclusion depicted in Langley City’s new banners

Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork now adorning street poles in the downtown

Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork for two banners now hanging in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Bandits five-game winning streak came to an end Friday night, July 1, as the visiting Scarborough Shooting Stars knocked off the first-place Bandits 93-86 at Langley Events Centre. Shane Gibson scored 27 points to go along with seven rebounds and six assists while Kyle Adnam added 12. Fraser Valley Bandits (CEBL)
Fraser Valley Bandits five-game winning streak came to an end Friday night, July 1, as the visiting Scarborough Shooting Stars knocked off the first-place Bandits 93-86 at Langley Events Centre. Shane Gibson scored 27 points to go along with seven rebounds and six assists while Kyle Adnam added 12. Fraser Valley Bandits (CEBL)
Langley Thunder’s Braiden Struss scored four times but his team would fall 12-9 to the Burnaby Lakers on Tuesday, June 28, at Langley Events Centre in BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League action. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)

Early lead by Langley tier 1 Thunder not enough to beat Burnaby Lakers

Loss costs team home-floor advantage in playoffs

Langley Thunder’s Braiden Struss scored four times but his team would fall 12-9 to the Burnaby Lakers on Tuesday, June 28, at Langley Events Centre in BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League action. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)
Hundreds came through the Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event, hosted by Black Press Media last Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Black Press career fair well attended

Hundreds gathered at Langley event to learn about employment and educational options

Hundreds came through the Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event, hosted by Black Press Media last Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Black Press Media)
League-leading Fraser Valley Bandits snuck away with a 94-92 win over the Newfoundland Growlers on home court to extend their winning streak to five games on Sunday, June 26 at Langley Events Centre. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)
League-leading Fraser Valley Bandits snuck away with a 94-92 win over the Newfoundland Growlers on home court to extend their winning streak to five games on Sunday, June 26 at Langley Events Centre. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Despite a long road to recovery, Matt Abbott is back and he has been picked as captain for the Langley Junior Thunder. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Athleticism and tenacity winning attributes for Langley Thunder defender

Mission resident fights back after three surgeries and lengthy recovery to be named captain

Despite a long road to recovery, Matt Abbott is back and he has been picked as captain for the Langley Junior Thunder. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dozens of colourful umbrellas, hanging upside down in McBurney Plaza, served as a unique aerial art display last summer. Now, a new display is being installed this week. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aerial display unveiling: Look to the skies in downtown Langley

City and business association install new overhead artistic exhibit in McBurney Plaza this week

Dozens of colourful umbrellas, hanging upside down in McBurney Plaza, served as a unique aerial art display last summer. Now, a new display is being installed this week. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
James Karnik, who hails from Surrey, makes his pro debut tonight with the Fraser Valley Bandits, after playing for the Boston College Eagles and Lehigh University. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits sign Surrey native ahead of home game tonight

College star James Karnik makes pro debut for Fraser Valley basketball team at Langley Events Centre

James Karnik, who hails from Surrey, makes his pro debut tonight with the Fraser Valley Bandits, after playing for the Boston College Eagles and Lehigh University. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A 2003-born forward/captain Zack Ostapchuk has been invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Camp which runs from July 23 to 27. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two young Giants player off to Calgary for Canada summer camp

A 2003-born forward/captain and 2005-born defenceman

A 2003-born forward/captain Zack Ostapchuk has been invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Camp which runs from July 23 to 27. (Special to Langley Advance Times)