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International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Left-right: Kayla, Mariana, Mai and Anita from Zone 4. (BC Games Society)

Trio overcomes adversity at the BC Games

Zone 4 girl’s 3x3 basketball team fought through injuries and conflicting schedules

Left-right: Kayla, Mariana, Mai and Anita from Zone 4. (BC Games Society)
Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 5: Nate Rosser dedicates BC Games to late friend who died of a stroke

Tsawwassen teen keeps memories of Kyle Losse, 14, alive at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

The 2018 Cowichan Summer Games had more than 2,300 volunteers on hand across Vancouver Island

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving
Abbotsford’s Riley Ward gets involved in the offence during Fraser Valley’s convincing win over Kootenays at the Cowichan 2018 BC Games late on Friday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

ZONE 3: Luck played no part in getting Riley Ward to the BC Games

Langley baller flouts misfortune on the floor; he’d rather get by on hard work

Abbotsford’s Riley Ward gets involved in the offence during Fraser Valley’s convincing win over Kootenays at the Cowichan 2018 BC Games late on Friday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Lacrosse coaches take part in a ceremonial blessing before a game at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley.

All-Indigenous teams break new ground, making BC Games history

This is the first time there have been dedicated Indigenous teams at the BC Summer Games

Lacrosse coaches take part in a ceremonial blessing before a game at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley.
Coquitlam’s Liam Haysom heads off the pitch at Duncan’s McAdam Park after his Fraser River team’s win over Vancouver-Coastal in the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games on Friday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 4: Heart surgery didn’t stop Liam Haysom’s journey to the BC Games

Coquitlam soccer player refused to be sidelined for long after treatment for heart condition

Coquitlam’s Liam Haysom heads off the pitch at Duncan’s McAdam Park after his Fraser River team’s win over Vancouver-Coastal in the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games on Friday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

Medals have already been handed out following one day of competition in the 2018 BC Summer Games

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island
Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)
Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
UPDATE: Langley curler leads team to silver in national masters finals

UPDATE: Langley curler leads team to silver in national masters finals

Team BC, headed up by Craig Lepine, tried for gold at Cloverdale Curling Club Sunday.

UPDATE: Langley curler leads team to silver in national masters finals
Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games

Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games

Gymnasts talk competition, B.C. Winter Games, and teamwork in Kamloops

Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games
Kayla Halliday.

UPDATED: Young Langley figure skater joining dozens bound for Winter Games

There are 50 Langley athletes, plus dozens of coaches and officials, going to the Games in Kamloops.

Kayla Halliday.
Team skip, Tyler Tardi, pulled a muscle in the rib area during the nationals in Quebec, not on the ice but due to coughing so much. He was sick for much of the competition, but managed to play and ultimately lead the team to victory. Pictured above with his father and coach, Paul Tardi. (Special to the Langley Advance)

World stage calls Langley curlers to Scotland

It will be like a Tardi family reunion as five members of the clan head to Aberdeen for the juniors.

Team skip, Tyler Tardi, pulled a muscle in the rib area during the nationals in Quebec, not on the ice but due to coughing so much. He was sick for much of the competition, but managed to play and ultimately lead the team to victory. Pictured above with his father and coach, Paul Tardi. (Special to the Langley Advance)
An awesome, but seldom thought of as cuddly and adorable combination: Langley-based Vancouver Giants bring together hockey and puppies. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Hockey lovers can cuddle puppies at Wednesday night’s Giants game

The Vancouver G-Men are raising money for and drawing awareness to LAPS and mental health issues.

  • Jan 31, 2018
An awesome, but seldom thought of as cuddly and adorable combination: Langley-based Vancouver Giants bring together hockey and puppies. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Aldergrove soccer escapes worst of storms

Aldergrove soccer escapes worst of storms

Aldergrove U12 Girls in soccer action against crosstown rivals, Langley United.

Aldergrove soccer escapes worst of storms
Sno Pitch returns to Bradner-Aldergrove ball parks

Sno Pitch returns to Bradner-Aldergrove ball parks

Sno Pitch is on this weekend, no matter whether it’s snow, sleet, rain or shine

Sno Pitch returns to Bradner-Aldergrove ball parks
Three competing teams from B.C., one from Langley, one from Quesnel, and one from Richmond, were piped on to the ice at the Langley Curling Centre Friday to kick off the provincial wheelchair curling championships. The finals are set for Sunday, at 2:30 p.m.

UPDATED: Langley team plays two games Saturday in quest for BC title

Langley Curling Centre is hosting the wheelchair curling championships Jan. 12 to 14.

  • Jan 13, 2018
Three competing teams from B.C., one from Langley, one from Quesnel, and one from Richmond, were piped on to the ice at the Langley Curling Centre Friday to kick off the provincial wheelchair curling championships. The finals are set for Sunday, at 2:30 p.m.
Vancouver Stealth lost their second game of the season Friday night in Calgary, to the Roughnecks, despite efforts by teammates such as Logan Schuss and Corey Small. (Candice Ward/Calgary Roughnecks)

Langley’s assistant lacrosse captain tallies up five goals in Calgary loss

Stealth fell to Roughnecks, but hoping for comeback on Dec. 29 in New England.

  • Dec 16, 2017
Vancouver Stealth lost their second game of the season Friday night in Calgary, to the Roughnecks, despite efforts by teammates such as Logan Schuss and Corey Small. (Candice Ward/Calgary Roughnecks)