Lacrosse

Langley Thunder is competing in the Western Lacrosse Association championship. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Can Langley Thunder bring the trophy home?

Seven more games until fans get an answer

 

Team B.C. at the 2022 Minor Box Lacrosse National underway at the Langley Events Centre includes several members of the Langley Thunder Novice A1 Box Lacrosse team of nine- and 10-year olds in 2018 (pictured) who went undefeated for the entire season, winning 38 games in a row. (file)

Langley players on Team B.C. at the Box Lacrosse Nationals have a winning history

As novice players, they played for a team that didn’t lose a single game for an entire season

 

Chase Scanlan, seen here during an earlier game in the semifinal series, had a five-goal, nine-point game on Sunday, Aug. 14, that saw Langley Thunder down Victoria Shamrocks 15-10 and win a berth to the WLA championship series. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Langley Thunder win WLA championship berth

Up next, the Nanaimo Timbermen

  • Aug 16, 2022

 

Saturday afternoon (Aug. 13) at Langley Events Centre, the Junior A Thunder fell 11-8 to the visiting Victoria Shamrocks in game six of the championship series as Victoria won four games to two. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Junior Thunder fall to Shamrocks

Victoria wins BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship four games to two

  • Aug 15, 2022
Saturday afternoon (Aug. 13) at Langley Events Centre, the Junior A Thunder fell 11-8 to the visiting Victoria Shamrocks in game six of the championship series as Victoria won four games to two. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
Chase Scanlon had two goals, and two assists for the Langley Thunder in a 10-8 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Langley Events Centre to give Langley a 3-2 lead in the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven semi-final. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Thunder regain lead in WLA semifinal

Saturday victory puts team up 3-2 in best-of-seven series

Chase Scanlon had two goals, and two assists for the Langley Thunder in a 10-8 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Langley Events Centre to give Langley a 3-2 lead in the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven semi-final. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
WLA Langley Thunder lost game three by a 10-3 score on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Langley Events Centre. The Thunder still lead the best-of-seven Western Lacrosse Association semi-final series 2-1 with game four set for Thursday at Victoria’s Q Centre. (Langley Events Centre)

Langley WLA Thunder fall to Shamrocks

Victoria staves off elimination

  • Aug 10, 2022
WLA Langley Thunder lost game three by a 10-3 score on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Langley Events Centre. The Thunder still lead the best-of-seven Western Lacrosse Association semi-final series 2-1 with game four set for Thursday at Victoria’s Q Centre. (Langley Events Centre)
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)

WLA Thunder in lead, Junior Thunder come back to tie series

Langley teams had a good weekend

  • Aug 9, 2022
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder take game one of WLA semifinal

Team ‘blessed with excellent players,’ coach says

  • Aug 7, 2022
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Langley Thunder defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 and finished the regular season with a 12-6 mark. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Thunder clinch top spot heading into WLA playoffs

They defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 Wednesday night

Langley Thunder defeated the visiting Victoria Shamrocks 11-8 and finished the regular season with a 12-6 mark. (Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
Langley forward Kyle Brunsch puts one past Adam Bland on route to 4 goals and 2 assists during Thursday afternoon’s 13-7 win at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag LEC photo)

Junior Thunder tie up championship series

Langley and Victoria will resume hostilities on the weekend

  • Aug 4, 2022
Langley forward Kyle Brunsch puts one past Adam Bland on route to 4 goals and 2 assists during Thursday afternoon’s 13-7 win at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag LEC photo)
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder Junior earn play-off berth

Back-to-back weekend games: Saturday in Victoria and Sunday at Langley Events Centre

  • Jul 30, 2022
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre

Thunder defeat Adanacs 9-1

They currently sit in the fourth and final playoff spot

Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre
Langley Thunder’s Pee Wee C lacrosse team could not be beaten, winning 12 straight games to earn gold at the provincial championships in Delta. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Thunder’s Pee Wee C lacrosse team could not be beaten, winning 12 straight games to earn gold at the provincial championships in Delta. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Thunder scored the game’s final three goals to defeat the New Westminster Salmonbellies by a 9-7 score on Saturday, July 9 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)

Langley Thunder win third in a row to boost WLA record to 6-4

Raised $3,425 for Tessa Beauchamp Foundation auctioning off specially designed game-worn jerseys

  • Jul 13, 2022
Langley Thunder scored the game’s final three goals to defeat the New Westminster Salmonbellies by a 9-7 score on Saturday, July 9 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)
Tier 1 Thunder player Hudson Zazelenchuk tangles with a Laker during a do-or-die game at Langley Events Centre on Friday, July 8. Burnaby won 11-10. (Langley Events Centre)

Season ends for Langley Tier 1 Thunder

Burnaby Lakers take best of three

  • Jul 12, 2022
Tier 1 Thunder player Hudson Zazelenchuk tangles with a Laker during a do-or-die game at Langley Events Centre on Friday, July 8. Burnaby won 11-10. (Langley Events Centre)
In Game 1 of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League playoff series, Langley Thunder trampled the New West Salmonberries 26-2 Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder squash Salmonbellies in Game 1 of playoff series

In Junior A Lacrosse League action, local team comes out of starting gate strong

  • Jul 9, 2022
In Game 1 of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League playoff series, Langley Thunder trampled the New West Salmonberries 26-2 Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
14 out of Langley Thunder’s 19 goals were scored in the third period. The team won 19-6 against Maple Ridge Burrards on Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre in Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder record season high 19 goals in a game

14 goals scored in the third and final period of Western Lacrosse Association action at LEC

14 out of Langley Thunder’s 19 goals were scored in the third period. The team won 19-6 against Maple Ridge Burrards on Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre in Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Thunder’s Kyle Brunsch scored five times to lead his team to a 17-9 win in their BC Junior A Lacrosse League regular season finale on June 30 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)

Langley Junior A Thunder make franchise history

Team wraps season with 10 wins, four losses for a best-ever .714 winning percentage

Langley Thunder’s Kyle Brunsch scored five times to lead his team to a 17-9 win in their BC Junior A Lacrosse League regular season finale on June 30 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre photo)
On Saturday, July 9, Langley Thunder will once again wear special jerseys – like these 2019 jerseys – which will be auctioned off with all proceeds going to the Tessa Beauchamp Foundation. Beauchamp was a Surrey athlete who lost a battle with cancer. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder again honouring outstanding young athlete lost to cancer

Lacrosse team raffles off jersies July 9, all proceeds to Tess Beauhamp Foundation

  • Jul 4, 2022
On Saturday, July 9, Langley Thunder will once again wear special jerseys – like these 2019 jerseys – which will be auctioned off with all proceeds going to the Tessa Beauchamp Foundation. Beauchamp was a Surrey athlete who lost a battle with cancer. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
In Western Lacrosse Association action Wednesday night, Langley Thunder snapped skid, defeating Burnaby 8-6. (Gary Ahuja,Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley defensive team given kudos for 8-6 victory over Burnaby

Thunder back at Langley Events Centre on Wednesday for a some lacrosse rivalry with Burrards

  • Jul 3, 2022
In Western Lacrosse Association action Wednesday night, Langley Thunder snapped skid, defeating Burnaby 8-6. (Gary Ahuja,Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)