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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)
Silver, Carly Seemann, Coquitlam (L); Gold, Eniko Sara, Langley (centre); and Bronze, Gaby Palson-Chamberlain (R), at the 2016 Summer Games. (file)
Silver, Carly Seemann, Coquitlam (L); Gold, Eniko Sara, Langley (centre); and Bronze, Gaby Palson-Chamberlain (R), at the 2016 Summer Games. (file)
San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during a March game against the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL is investigating an allegation made by Kane’s wife that he bets on his own games. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Claim that San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane bet on his own games is under investigation

Kane, former Vancouver Giants star player, calls claim by estranged wife ‘completely false’

San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during a March game against the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL is investigating an allegation made by Kane’s wife that he bets on his own games. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Andrew Joseph is watched by a Port Coquitlam Saints defender during BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League action at Langley Events Centre on July 27. Joseph scored three times as the Thunder rallied for a 12-10 victory. (Damon James/Langley Events Centre)

Thunder shocks Saints in 12-10 win

A late surge let the Langley squad seize a victory

Andrew Joseph is watched by a Port Coquitlam Saints defender during BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League action at Langley Events Centre on July 27. Joseph scored three times as the Thunder rallied for a 12-10 victory. (Damon James/Langley Events Centre)
Langley City’s Drew Mechielsen made it all the way to the finals and a top-10 finish in her Olympic debut at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo held July 29 and 30. (Mark Blinch/Canadian Olympic Committee)
Langley City’s Drew Mechielsen made it all the way to the finals and a top-10 finish in her Olympic debut at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo held July 29 and 30. (Mark Blinch/Canadian Olympic Committee)
Gold medalists Lisa Roman, Kasia Gruchalla-Wesierski, Christine Roper, Andrea Proske, Susanne Grainger, Madison Mailey, Sydney Payne, Avalon Wasteneys and Kristen Kit of Canada pose during the medal ceremony for the women’s rowing eight final lat the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Gold medalists Lisa Roman, Kasia Gruchalla-Wesierski, Christine Roper, Andrea Proske, Susanne Grainger, Madison Mailey, Sydney Payne, Avalon Wasteneys and Kristen Kit of Canada pose during the medal ceremony for the women’s rowing eight final lat the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.

World U-17 hockey tourney slated for North Delta arena this fall

Bid to host event in North Delta-Langley-Chilliwack was being condsidered by Hockey Canada in 2020

Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.
Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Xtreme win U16B provincial championships

‘I couldn’t be more proud of these girls’ coach says

Langley Xtreme U16B team won provincial championships in Kelowna. Front row: Kate Doney, Isabella Tobler, Natalie Naylor, Gemma Charron, Shane Ford-Amendolagine, Makenzie Fehlhaber, Celina Bhatti Back Row: Coach Mick Ghuman, Coach Heather Hiebert, Hannah Hiebert, Abby Hopson, Ashley Nugent, Grace Kinch, Sienna Ghuman, Kaeli Lamothe, Head Coach Jeff McMillan, Coach Keith Nugent. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Former Langley Eagle Kyle Burroughs has signed with the Vancouver Canucks. (file)
Former Langley Eagle Kyle Burroughs has signed with the Vancouver Canucks. (file)
BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
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)
Dennis Cholowski has been selected by the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski picked by Seattle Kraken in NHL expansion draft

The Langley product will be moving hundreds of miles closer to home as he leaves Detroit

Dennis Cholowski has been selected by the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)
Zack Ostapchuk has become the first ever Giant to be drafted by the Ottawa Senators (file)

Two Giants drafted by NHL teams

Ostaphuk and Lysell get the call

Zack Ostapchuk has become the first ever Giant to be drafted by the Ottawa Senators (file)
Langley Mustangs and BC Athletics hosted more than 300 U16-senior competitors Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25 for the provincial sprints, jumps, hurdles and wheelchair racing challenge. Trinity Western University’s Ana Fonseca won the Women’s Pole vault Open, clearing 3.65 metres. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Provincial track and field challenge event draws more than 300 athletes to Langley

Multiple wins recorded by host Langley Mustangs track club

  • Jul 27, 2021
Langley Mustangs and BC Athletics hosted more than 300 U16-senior competitors Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25 for the provincial sprints, jumps, hurdles and wheelchair racing challenge. Trinity Western University’s Ana Fonseca won the Women’s Pole vault Open, clearing 3.65 metres. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada’s women’s softball team players Kaleigh Rafter (left to right), Jenn Salling, Danielle Lawrie-Locke, Kelsey Harshman and Emma Entzminger celebrate their win over Mexico in the bronze medal game at the Tokyo Olympics in Yokohama, Japan. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Canada’s women’s softball team players Kaleigh Rafter (left to right), Jenn Salling, Danielle Lawrie-Locke, Kelsey Harshman and Emma Entzminger celebrate their win over Mexico in the bronze medal game at the Tokyo Olympics in Yokohama, Japan. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
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)
Silver Champions U17 Lake City Basketball team members: (L-R): Kevin Lodemeier (coach), Josh Colley, Sam Irving, Nathan Dykstra, Jake Erickson, Jake Mullin, Quinten Pearson, Richter Heintz, Gavin Lodemeier, and Marc Peron (front).  (submitted)
Silver Champions U17 Lake City Basketball team members: (L-R): Kevin Lodemeier (coach), Josh Colley, Sam Irving, Nathan Dykstra, Jake Erickson, Jake Mullin, Quinten Pearson, Richter Heintz, Gavin Lodemeier, and Marc Peron (front).  (submitted)
Langley Thunder's Trevayne Hunter is closely watched by a Port Coquitlam Saints defender during BCJALL action at Langley Events Centre earlier this month. Hunter had a hand in all five of his team's goals in a 8-5 loss on July 21 in Coquitlam to the host Adanacs. (Damon James Langley Events Centre file photo)

Adanacs defeat Thunder at Poirier Sports Complex

The Thunder’s season is not going well so far

  • Jul 22, 2021
Langley Thunder's Trevayne Hunter is closely watched by a Port Coquitlam Saints defender during BCJALL action at Langley Events Centre earlier this month. Hunter had a hand in all five of his team's goals in a 8-5 loss on July 21 in Coquitlam to the host Adanacs. (Damon James Langley Events Centre file photo)