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Langley City’s Twin Rinks is one of the Lower Mainland sites where Adult Safe Hockey League adult hockey has resumed for the modified fall season. (Canlan Ice Sports Corp. Facebook)

Beer league hockey starts fall season at rinks in Langley, Burnaby and the North Shore

New rules are meant to minimize unintentional contact, including new ways to do face offs

The B.C. Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild, the lone American franchise, is taking a hiatus from the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions. All players have been released to find other opportunities to play. (Black Press file photo)

Wenatchee Wild taking BC Hockey League break

Loop’s lone American franchise pulls plug on 20-21 season due to COVID; vow to be back in 2021

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scores 10th touchdown

First wide receiver since 1960 to record 10 touchdowns in 10 games, Steelers still unbeaten

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BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

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Spartans Foundation virtual reception raised $545,000 for student athletes. (screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Half-million-plus raised for Langley university student athletes

Trinity Western’s annual foundation reception went virtual and still managed to raise $545,000

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Spartans Foundation virtual reception raised $545,000 for student athletes. (screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)
MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy celebrates his featherweight-fight win Thursday (Nov. 19) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Bellator MMA photo)
MMA fighter Jeremy Kennedy celebrates his featherweight-fight win Thursday (Nov. 19) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Bellator MMA photo)
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Edmonton hopes for hub-city benefits
Injured Humboldt Broncos players back to physio after COVID-19 lockdown
Canucks say Vancouver won't be NHL hub city
B.C. premier says PM has proposal making Vancouver hub city for NHL in Western Canada
The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.

B.C.’s Pacwest college sports conference cancels winter competition

Pacwest cancels all winter sports competition after cancelling fall sports back in June

The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.
The Fraser Valley Bandits have re-signed head coach and general manager Kyle Julius for the 2021 CEBL season. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits re-sign head coach and general manager Kyle Julius

Abbotsford-based professional basketball club inks Julius to a deal for 2021 CEBL season

The Fraser Valley Bandits have re-signed head coach and general manager Kyle Julius for the 2021 CEBL season. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
Langley’s Isabelle “Izzy” Forsyth signed a letter of intent with University of California on Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Going south: Langley basketball star signs letter of intent with University of California

There is a chance that Isabelle “ Izzy” Forsyth will tangle with sister Louise, who plays for Gonzaga

Langley’s Isabelle “Izzy” Forsyth signed a letter of intent with University of California on Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Former Walnut Grove Gators and sisters Jessica (L) and Sophia Wisotzki (R) will be playing together again, SFU announced on Friday, Nov. 13. (file)
Former Walnut Grove Gators and sisters Jessica (L) and Sophia Wisotzki (R) will be playing together again, SFU announced on Friday, Nov. 13. (file)
Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)

Langley-based Giants bringing in new associate coach from Manitoba

Keith McCambridge replaces Jamie Heward who was with the club two seasons

Keith McCambridge will be joining the Vancouver Giants as associate coach. (Vancouver Giants photo)
At the Langley Cheer and Athletics Gym, athletes were back to training six feet apart under newly tightened restrictions on Tuesday, Nov. 10 (Sam Farrell/special to Langley Advance Times)
At the Langley Cheer and Athletics Gym, athletes were back to training six feet apart under newly tightened restrictions on Tuesday, Nov. 10 (Sam Farrell/special to Langley Advance Times)
The Aldergrove Kodiaks are benched for two weeks, along with all Pacific Junior Hockey League teams, to adhere to provincial health orders. (Aldergrove Star files)

Pacific Junior Hockey League teams benched for two weeks

Teams including Aldergrove Kodiaks have suspended game play to limit spread of COVID-19

The Aldergrove Kodiaks are benched for two weeks, along with all Pacific Junior Hockey League teams, to adhere to provincial health orders. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley Rugby players practice their passes at a non-contact practice at the Crush Crescent field on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rugby players practice their passes at a non-contact practice at the Crush Crescent field on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Meet the swimmer and the coach of the year, both from the Langley Olympians Swim Club. Bailey Herbert and Brian Metcalfe won top honours from Swim BC in the first week of November (file)
Meet the swimmer and the coach of the year, both from the Langley Olympians Swim Club. Bailey Herbert and Brian Metcalfe won top honours from Swim BC in the first week of November (file)
Giants have loaned 2003-born forward Justin Lies to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Flin Flon Bombers (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

Vancouver Giants loan out players under new arrangement

Temporary berths with junior teams will provide valuable ice time while waiting for regular season

Giants have loaned 2003-born forward Justin Lies to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Flin Flon Bombers (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
Jackson Jacob was the top Cascade on the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) men’s golf team on Wednesday, Oct. 14, as the team took first at the Sandpiper Golf Course in Harrison Mills in the BC Rivalry Series. (file)
Jackson Jacob was the top Cascade on the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) men’s golf team on Wednesday, Oct. 14, as the team took first at the Sandpiper Golf Course in Harrison Mills in the BC Rivalry Series. (file)
Brody Alexandre took the award for best costume at “Blazeoween,” attending as an old-style nun on Oct. 31 for the team’s first annual Halloween-themed event at McLeod Athletic Park (Courtesy Langley Blaze)
Brody Alexandre took the award for best costume at “Blazeoween,” attending as an old-style nun on Oct. 31 for the team’s first annual Halloween-themed event at McLeod Athletic Park (Courtesy Langley Blaze)
Aldergrove Kodiaks open the 2020-2021 season with a four game winning streak. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Kodiaks start COVID restricted season with a roar

Playing in cohorts, the junior hockey team’s first game against Surrey Knights resulted in 7-0 win

Aldergrove Kodiaks open the 2020-2021 season with a four game winning streak. (Aldergrove Star files)
Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski shows off ‘sneakerhead’ collection

The Detroit Red Wing has been spending his NHL paycheques building up an impressive closet of shoes

Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)