Football

McLeod Athletic Park is open, but only to football, the Township confirmed Monday (BCHS Track and Field/Special to Langley Advance Times)

McLeod Athletic Park allows football to resume, but general public still not allowed

Langley Minor Football Association can hold training and some games, but with no spectators

 

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

 

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abby Senior grad established new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

 

VIDEO: Langley’s Chase Claypool makes an impressive NFL debut

VIDEO: Langley’s Chase Claypool makes an impressive NFL debut

A spectacular catch to begin his career with Pittsburgh Steelers

VIDEO: Langley’s Chase Claypool makes an impressive NFL debut
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Langley Rams, along with other Canadian junior football teams, will not be playing this coming season, due to COVID. (Facebook screengrab)

COVID puts kibosh on Langley Rams football season

Club president hopes older players won’t lose out because of lost season

Langley Rams, along with other Canadian junior football teams, will not be playing this coming season, due to COVID. (Facebook screengrab)
Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)

Langley Rams head coach faces drug charge

Howie Zaron charged with possession of cocaine, president saying football team standing behind him

Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)
Chase Claypool surprised his dad with an early Father’s Day gift and took to social media on Sunday, June 21, 2020 to recall the moment a new truck drove up into a driveway catching his dad off guard. Claypool was visiting his family home in Langley on Mother’s Day when he gifted both his parents new sets of wheels. (Chase Claypool video screenshot)

VIDEO: NFL athlete Chase Claypool gifts dad new truck, recalls moment on Father’s Day

The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was visiting his Langley home on Mother’s Day

Chase Claypool surprised his dad with an early Father’s Day gift and took to social media on Sunday, June 21, 2020 to recall the moment a new truck drove up into a driveway catching his dad off guard. Claypool was visiting his family home in Langley on Mother’s Day when he gifted both his parents new sets of wheels. (Chase Claypool video screenshot)
Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead Abbotsford football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

More details disclosed about tragic death of Langley Rams player

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

Officials looking for answers after Abbotsford football star found dead in Sask. lake

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford football star Samwel Uko dies at age 20

Panthers star running back dies on May 21, cause of death not yet known

Former Abbotsford Panther star running back Samwel Uko has died at the age of 20. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)

B.C. Lions trade up to take LB Williams with 1st pick in CFL draft

B.C. (5-13) finished last in the West Division last season

Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)
Selection is in, Fraser Valley football star becomes a Steeler

Selection is in, Fraser Valley football star becomes a Steeler

Chase Claypool joins the NFL and is heading to Pittsburgh following Friday’s NFL Draft pick

Selection is in, Fraser Valley football star becomes a Steeler
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Chiefs beat 49ers 31-20 to win Super Bowl 54

Kansas City scores 21 unanswered points in fourth quarter

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
The Langley Rams recently defeated the Kamloops Broncos. (photo Jim Motokado)                                The Langley Rams defeated the Kamloops Broncos on Aug. 10. (photo Jim Motokado)

Winning Langley Rams still aiming to improve

The team’s head coach talks about constant improvement

The Langley Rams recently defeated the Kamloops Broncos. (photo Jim Motokado)                                The Langley Rams defeated the Kamloops Broncos on Aug. 10. (photo Jim Motokado)
The Langley Rams defeated the Huskers on Saturday. (Adam Marchetti/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Rams trounce Valley Huskers for third straight win

The Langley Rams are 3-0 this season so far

  • Aug 20, 2019
The Langley Rams defeated the Huskers on Saturday. (Adam Marchetti/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week

Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week

The football team brought the Cullen Cup home last year

Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week
Dozens of sports enthusiasts gathered at Match Eatery Sunday to watch the Super Bowl 53 game between the Patriots and Rams, including this foursome of football fans. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press)

Langley fans come out, despite weather, to watch Super Bowl

Spectators may be divided on who they want to win today’s game, but they share a passion for football

  • Feb 3, 2019
Dozens of sports enthusiasts gathered at Match Eatery Sunday to watch the Super Bowl 53 game between the Patriots and Rams, including this foursome of football fans. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press)