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BC Summer Games making volunteer push

Organizers seeking volunteers for Abbotsford event

The Valley Huskers will feature eight Abbotsford boys this year

Valley Huskers season opener is upon us

This year, the B.C. Football Conference team will feature eight Abbotsford boys.

The Valley Huskers will feature eight Abbotsford boys this year

Nearly one year to go until 2016 Games

The 365 Days to Go event is just around the corner as the Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games is slated to kick off next July.

Canada celebrates following Josee Belanger's game-winning goal against Switzerland Sunday.

Canadians face familiar English side

Women’s World Cup quarterfinal action continues Saturday, June 27. Kick-off 4:30 p.m. at B.C. Place.

Canada celebrates following Josee Belanger's game-winning goal against Switzerland Sunday.
Zach Choboter of the St. John Brebeuf Bears winds up to unleash the the discus during B.C. high school combined events championship at Rotary Stadium on Saturday. Choboter won the decathlon.

Champ Choboter: Brebeuf senior wins B.C. high school decathlon

Zach Choboter's predominant emotion upon winning the B.C. high school boys decathlon wasn't that of elation, but surprise.

Zach Choboter of the St. John Brebeuf Bears winds up to unleash the the discus during B.C. high school combined events championship at Rotary Stadium on Saturday. Choboter won the decathlon.
Thousands of runners participated in the 5k run at the 2014 Abbotsford Run for Water.

Updated: Run for Water hits the streets of Abbotsford

The seventh annual Run for Water is underway, with roughly 4,500 people expected to hit the streets to run a variety of distances.

Thousands of runners participated in the 5k run at the 2014 Abbotsford Run for Water.
Through 18 home dates this season

Heat attendance down this season

Attendance is at the root of the Abbotsford Heat’s budget shortfalls, and ticket sales have been trending in the wrong direction this season

Through 18 home dates this season
The 2012-13 season marked the fourth in a row that the Abbotsford Heat accrued a deficit that will be covered by the City of Abbotsford.

Updated: Heat shortfall for 2012-13 season is $1.66 million

The Abbotsford Heat's operating deficit for the 2012-13 season will cost local taxpayers $1.66 million.

The 2012-13 season marked the fourth in a row that the Abbotsford Heat accrued a deficit that will be covered by the City of Abbotsford.
Jasper Moedt

Jasper’s journey: Basketball star shares his battle with mental illness

In mid-June of last year, during a vacation in Mexico, Jasper Moedt awoke at sunrise and tiptoed up the stairs to the roof of his hotel.

Jasper Moedt
Allan Asaph

Corporate tax hike will put pressure on business: Abbotsford chamber

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is generally supportive of the provincial budget unveiled by Finance Minister Mike de Jong on Tuesday.

Allan Asaph
Gerri Charles

Local business owner Charles discusses economy with PM Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper called on Abbotsford business owner Gerri Charles to participate in an economic roundtable on Friday.

Gerri Charles
The Abbotsford Heat drew capacity crowds of 7

Heat attendance on a hot streak

For two electric evenings, the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre was the epicentre of pro hockey in Canada.

The Abbotsford Heat drew capacity crowds of 7
Paul Giesbrecht and his daughter Michelle pose for a photo with Olympic medalist Sophie Schmidt

It takes a village to raise an Olympic star

Many of the people who helped Sophie Schmidt get to the Olympic podium – friends, neighbours, teachers and coaches – celebrated on Saturday.

Paul Giesbrecht and his daughter Michelle pose for a photo with Olympic medalist Sophie Schmidt
The Canadian women’s soccer team captured the nation’s attention during the London Olympics

Olympic medalist Schmidt returns home to hero’s welcome

Sophie Schmidt walked through the arrivals gate at Vancouver Airport with a bronze medal around her neck and a smile on her face.

The Canadian women’s soccer team captured the nation’s attention during the London Olympics

Heat forge ahead with school day game, despite looming teachers’ strike

The impending teacher's strike next week represents a curveball for the Abbotsford Heat, but the team is adjusting on the fly.

After having to leave an Abbotsford Heat hockey game to receive a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes

Heat reach out to fan who went from hockey game to hospital room

When Barry Hicks and his son Wyatt left home to watch an Abbotsford Heat game on Feb. 17, they didn't know it would be a life-altering trip.

After having to leave an Abbotsford Heat hockey game to receive a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes

Global close to Abbotsford Heat sales goals

Global Spectrum has generated 78 per cent of its corporate sales goals for the Abbotsford Heat.

Greg Nemisz

Nicked-up Nemisz excels as Flames beat Canucks in pre-season

CALGARY – Greg Nemisz's face was a little less pretty in the aftermath of Tuesday's split-squad exhibition game between the Calgary Flames and the Vancouver Canucks at the Scotiabank Saddledome, but in some ways, he'd never looked better.

Greg Nemisz
Leland Irving

Heat news and notes: Irving rock-solid in training camp scrimmage

Abbotsford Heat goalie Leland Irving tasted his first game-type action of the pre-season on Monday, and he turned in a solid performance during an intra-squad scrimmage at Calgary Flames training camp.

Leland Irving

Heat news and notes: It’s all in the family for Ben Walter

When Ben Walter inked a two-way contract with the Flames/Heat in early July, he had no idea he'd be potentially working for his dad.