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Black Fish Ethan M’Lot (left) and Grizzlies player Curtis Goode (right) tangled on Sunday, Jan. 16 at Langley Events Centre in Arena Lacrosse League West Division action. Black Fish defeated the Grizzlies 12-9. (Ryan Molag LEC photo/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Victories by both the Black Fish and the Sea Spray in Arena Lacrosse League

Standings tighten in Langley-based West Division

  • Jan 18, 2023
Black Fish Ethan M’Lot (left) and Grizzlies player Curtis Goode (right) tangled on Sunday, Jan. 16 at Langley Events Centre in Arena Lacrosse League West Division action. Black Fish defeated the Grizzlies 12-9. (Ryan Molag LEC photo/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Zach Hofer has become the latest member of his family to sign with Trinity Western University. (TWU)

Langley’s Zach Hofer becomes third family member to play for TWU Spartans

Coach calls them a ‘volleyball family’

  • Jan 17, 2023
Zach Hofer has become the latest member of his family to sign with Trinity Western University. (TWU)
Playing for the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Red Leafs basketball team, Langley’s Jessica Wisotzki was at the top of the NCAA Division II rankings. (Wilson Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Jessica Wisotzki tops NCAA standings

Sister Sophia is having a good season, too

Playing for the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Red Leafs basketball team, Langley’s Jessica Wisotzki was at the top of the NCAA Division II rankings. (Wilson Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ty Halaburda, Carson Haynes, and Jesper Vikman tried to prevent a Tri-City goal Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 at Langley Events Centre. Giants lost 7-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A new look, but another loss, for Vancouver Giants

Tri-City Americans dominated

  • Jan 16, 2023
Ty Halaburda, Carson Haynes, and Jesper Vikman tried to prevent a Tri-City goal Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 at Langley Events Centre. Giants lost 7-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Valley Ball Hockey Association (VBHA) will be hosting two free try-it sessions for young players, one for girls only, and one co-ed, at George Preston on Saturday, Jan. 21. (Langley Advance Times file)

An opportunity to try out ball hockey

Langley-based VBHA and Surrey association offer free try-it sessions

Valley Ball Hockey Association (VBHA) will be hosting two free try-it sessions for young players, one for girls only, and one co-ed, at George Preston on Saturday, Jan. 21. (Langley Advance Times file)
Nick Meisner and Team Pierce took silver in the B.C.Men’s final in Chilliwack on Sunday. (file)

Local curler Nick Meister and team settle for silver at 2023 BC championships

First-timers Team Gauthier took the win and will be going to the Brier

Nick Meisner and Team Pierce took silver in the B.C.Men’s final in Chilliwack on Sunday. (file)
Kahlil John-Wentworth signs with the Langley-based Vancouver Football Club. (League1 Ontario/CPL)

2 Ontario players join new pro soccer team in Langley

Vancouver FC signs striker and left-back as fourth and fifth players ahead of their inaugural season

Kahlil John-Wentworth signs with the Langley-based Vancouver Football Club. (League1 Ontario/CPL)
Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the finals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday, downing Team Cotter to get to Sunday’s game. (Langley Advance Times file)

Local curler and team win a spot in finals of 2023 B.C. Men’s

Langley’s Nick Meister plays for Team Pierce

  • Jan 15, 2023
Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the finals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday, downing Team Cotter to get to Sunday’s game. (Langley Advance Times file)
(Rob Wilton photos/Jamison Derksen graphics)

Five Giants make mid-term scouting list

G-Men back on the ice, showing off their skills, Sunday at 4 at LEC

(Rob Wilton photos/Jamison Derksen graphics)
Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the semifinals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday (Jan 14) (Langley Advance Times file)

Local curler and team make semifinals of B.C. championship

Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce are aiming for the Brier

Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the semifinals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday (Jan 14) (Langley Advance Times file)
Eric Lamaze and Zigali in a competition. (Wikimedia Commons/Clément Bucco-Lechat)

Equestrian Canada will have to get by without a Chef d’Equipe

Announcement comes less than a year after Langley’s Mark Laskin was replaced

Eric Lamaze and Zigali in a competition. (Wikimedia Commons/Clément Bucco-Lechat)
Ty Thorpe was among the Giants who shared ice time Wednesday in Kamloops, when the G-Men fell 6-3 to the hosting Blazers. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

Blazers double up on Giants in Kamloops

After being defeated 6-3 on Wednesday, the G-Men host two of their U.S. adversaries this weekend

  • Jan 13, 2023
Ty Thorpe was among the Giants who shared ice time Wednesday in Kamloops, when the G-Men fell 6-3 to the hosting Blazers. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Langley’s own Nicholas Meister is playing with Team Pierce at the BC Men’s Curling Championships in Chilliwack this week. Their team won in 2022, and are hoping to do well this time out. They played and won their first game Thursday in overtime. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Overtime gives local curler and team first of 2 consecutive wins

Langley’s Nick Meister and his teammates are competing in BC Men’s Curling Championships this week

Langley’s own Nicholas Meister is playing with Team Pierce at the BC Men’s Curling Championships in Chilliwack this week. Their team won in 2022, and are hoping to do well this time out. They played and won their first game Thursday in overtime. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove fell to Burnaby South Rebels 84-68 at the BC School Sports 4A Boys Basketball Provincial Tournament at Langley Events Centre on Friday, March 11, 2022. (File/Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Multi-year deal will keep B.C. Girls and Boys Basketball Championships in Langley

Langley Events Centre to host event through til 2025

  • Jan 12, 2023
Walnut Grove fell to Burnaby South Rebels 84-68 at the BC School Sports 4A Boys Basketball Provincial Tournament at Langley Events Centre on Friday, March 11, 2022. (File/Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
Kodiaks Ryans Sullivan pursued Trappers Jacob Zaurrini during a previous meeting of the two Langley teams in October. A Dec. 29 Winter Classic rematch saw Trappers win 6-3, with penalties and power plays important factors. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times file)
Kodiaks Ryans Sullivan pursued Trappers Jacob Zaurrini during a previous meeting of the two Langley teams in October. A Dec. 29 Winter Classic rematch saw Trappers win 6-3, with penalties and power plays important factors. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times file)
Vancouver Giants have snapped up the rights to suddenly-available 2004-born defender Ben Feenan from the Tri-City Americans, less than two weeks after the Washington team announced Feenan was leaving for ‘personal reasons.’ (Chris Mast/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have snapped up the rights to suddenly-available 2004-born defender Ben Feenan from the Tri-City Americans, less than two weeks after the Washington team announced Feenan was leaving for ‘personal reasons.’ (Chris Mast/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ty Thorpe was named new Vancouver Giants captain on Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Giants)

Ty Thorpe named 20th captain of the Vancouver Giants

Described by coach as ‘hardest worker’

  • Jan 11, 2023
Ty Thorpe was named new Vancouver Giants captain on Wednesday, Jan. 11. (Giants)
Aldergrove Skating Club Novice Synchro team Icicles won silver at the 2022 BC/YT Synchro and Adult competition. (Special to Black Press Media)

Aldergrove Skating Club adds to medal haul

Competitors wrapped up 2022 with multiple wins

Aldergrove Skating Club Novice Synchro team Icicles won silver at the 2022 BC/YT Synchro and Adult competition. (Special to Black Press Media)
Nicholas Meister. (Langley Advance Times file)
Nicholas Meister. (Langley Advance Times file)
Shooting Eagles rallied from a 7-1 deficit to defeat the Black Fish 13-11 in Arena Lacrosse League West Division action at Langley Events Centre on Sunday, January. 8. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
Shooting Eagles rallied from a 7-1 deficit to defeat the Black Fish 13-11 in Arena Lacrosse League West Division action at Langley Events Centre on Sunday, January. 8. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)