Langley Events Centre

Langley is home to a wide range of outstanding athletes, ranging from cycling champion Svein Tuft to MMA fighter Tristan Connelly and figure skating legend Karen Magnussen (files)

Making a list of Langley’s outstanding athletes

Website organizer is looking for suggestions

 

A young Steve Nash in his high school days. (photo courtesy of BC Boys Basketball Association)

See young basketball stars in some of their greatest games

Langley Events Centre is streaming classic match-ups

 

If all goes according to plan, Langley Thunder will open the WLA 2021 season on June 23, playing Coquitlam at the Langley Events Centre (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)

Cross your fingers: Langley Thunder are hoping to open a new WLA season in June

It depends on whether they get approval from the provincial health officer

If all goes according to plan, Langley Thunder will open the WLA 2021 season on June 23, playing Coquitlam at the Langley Events Centre (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)
Langley’s Caleb Pearson in BCJALL action at the Langley Events Centre (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)

Rolling the dice: how Langley Thunder took a risk that netted two key players

WLA held their 2021 graduating junior draft on Thursday at Langley Events Centre

Langley’s Caleb Pearson in BCJALL action at the Langley Events Centre (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)
Coquitlam Adanacs’ Jalen Chaster competed at the 2019 Minto Cup Championships at Langley Events Centre. Chaster was one of the 63 players selected in the 2021 WLA Graduating Player Junior Draft. (Garrett James/Special to The Star)

Western Lacrosse League holds graduating junior player draft in Langley

First round featured Langley Junior Thunder product Connor Watson

Coquitlam Adanacs’ Jalen Chaster competed at the 2019 Minto Cup Championships at Langley Events Centre. Chaster was one of the 63 players selected in the 2021 WLA Graduating Player Junior Draft. (Garrett James/Special to The Star)
TWU men’s and women’s basketball teams will each host an intrasquad skills competition on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at the Langley Events Centre as part of the Shoot for the Cure campaign against breast cancer (Pixabay.com)

Battling breast cancer: TWU basketball players take part in Shoot for the Cure

Annual event at the Langley Events Centre raises funds for Canadian Cancer Society

TWU men’s and women’s basketball teams will each host an intrasquad skills competition on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at the Langley Events Centre as part of the Shoot for the Cure campaign against breast cancer (Pixabay.com)
A Fleetwood Park Dragons player goes for a shot during the opening game of the Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at the Langley Events Centre in 2019. Founder Howard Tsumura is hoping to hold a 2021 version of the tournament (Langley Advance Times file)
A Fleetwood Park Dragons player goes for a shot during the opening game of the Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at the Langley Events Centre in 2019. Founder Howard Tsumura is hoping to hold a 2021 version of the tournament (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Thunder (Black Press Media files)

Langley Thunder trades for Maple Ridge’s Cody Malawsky

BC Junior A Lacrosse League draft was held remotely on Thursday, Jan. 14

Langley Thunder (Black Press Media files)
Giants forward Milos Roman faced off against a Raider in Prince Albert last October. (Photo by Lucas Chudleigh/Apollo Multimedia)

Vancouver Giants player Milos Roman remains in Canada

After COVID-19 ended the season, rather than go home to Slovakia, Roman opted to stay in B.C.

Giants forward Milos Roman faced off against a Raider in Prince Albert last October. (Photo by Lucas Chudleigh/Apollo Multimedia)
Langley Events Centre will continue to host fans for Giants games, despite a Washington State move to keep fans away due to COVID-19 concerns (file)

UPDATED: Vancouver Giants team won’t ban fans because of virus, for now

Langley-based WHL team issued statement after Seattle team decided to keep fans out of the stands

Langley Events Centre will continue to host fans for Giants games, despite a Washington State move to keep fans away due to COVID-19 concerns (file)
Trinity Western University men’s and women’s volleyball teams won their respective Canada West championship on Saturday, March 7th, at the Langley Events Centre (TWU)
Trinity Western University men’s and women’s volleyball teams won their respective Canada West championship on Saturday, March 7th, at the Langley Events Centre (TWU)
For the second time in three years, the Burnaby South Rebels are provincial 4A champions. They won gold at the Langley events centre Saturday, March 7th. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)
For the second time in three years, the Burnaby South Rebels are provincial 4A champions. They won gold at the Langley events centre Saturday, March 7th. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)
Ingeborg Horst (left) chats with fellow walkers at Langley Events Centre. Raymond Kleiner is on the right. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

On track for fitness

A look at the indoor Langley facilities that offer weather-free walking exercise for seniors

Ingeborg Horst (left) chats with fellow walkers at Langley Events Centre. Raymond Kleiner is on the right. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley

Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley

Eight teams moved on in four categories

  • Mar 5, 2020
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley
Giants player Bowen Byram has been named the WHL McSweeney’s Player of the Month for February (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants defenceman Bowen Byram named player of the month

In February, he scored seven goals and added 17 assists for 24 points

Giants player Bowen Byram has been named the WHL McSweeney’s Player of the Month for February (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Britannia Bruins were down three points with a quarter to play but outscored the Langley Christian Lightning 23-12 over the final 10 minutes to capture the BC Secondary School 2A Girls Championship on Saturday at Langley Events Centre in front of a standing room-only crowd of 1,100 on Saturday, Feb. 29 (Vancouver Sport Photos/special to Langley Advance Times)
Britannia Bruins were down three points with a quarter to play but outscored the Langley Christian Lightning 23-12 over the final 10 minutes to capture the BC Secondary School 2A Girls Championship on Saturday at Langley Events Centre in front of a standing room-only crowd of 1,100 on Saturday, Feb. 29 (Vancouver Sport Photos/special to Langley Advance Times)
Totems defeated the No. 4 Walnut Grove Gators from Langley in a semifinal that was a rematch of the 2019 title game. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. girls basketball finals underway in Langley

Four gold medal games at LEC

  • Feb 29, 2020
Totems defeated the No. 4 Walnut Grove Gators from Langley in a semifinal that was a rematch of the 2019 title game. (Vancouver Sports Pictures/special to Langley Advance Times)
Trevor Longo scored in the first period to put the Giants ahead of the Victoria Royals Friday night (Feb. 28) at Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants blank Victoria Royals

Coach calls home-ice win in Langley ’a good start to the weekend’

  • Feb 29, 2020
Trevor Longo scored in the first period to put the Giants ahead of the Victoria Royals Friday night (Feb. 28) at Langley Events Centre (Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
North Vancouver’s Argyle Secondary vs. South Kamloops in action at the B.C. Girls Junior Basketball Invitational Championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)

One Langley team remains in girls basketball tournament

Only the Langley Lightning survived the quarter finals in their category

  • Feb 28, 2020
North Vancouver’s Argyle Secondary vs. South Kamloops in action at the B.C. Girls Junior Basketball Invitational Championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)