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Visiting Kamloops Blazers scored a decisive victory over the Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Blazers down Giants 5-0

‘We got out-played, we got out-smarted tonight’ says coach

Ashlee Wolfe scored the first U SPORTS goal for TWU Spartans Friday, Oct. 15, against UBC at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, LEC/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Trinity Western University hockey teams make U Sports debut

Latest teams from Langley-based university to play in top university league

Langley golfer Rose Chen won Closest-to-the-Pin U15 girls title at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour National Championship. (file)

Langley golfers shine at MJT national championship

Multiple winners and high finishers at Morgan Creek

The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)

Fraser Valley Basketball Officials Association seeking refs

Long COVID layoff could mean a shortage of officials and even game cancellations

The 2021 edition of the BBall Nationals championships at Langley Events Centre took place from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11. (Langley Advance Times/file)
Giants netminder Drew Sim is headed to Regina, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Vancouver Giants’ Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants netminder Drew Sim is headed to Regina, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 13. (Vancouver Giants’ Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
BCHL

31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Langley Rams celebrated their fifth win a row Saturday, Oct. 9 at McLeod stadium. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Rams defeat Valley Huskers 27-4

Fifth in a row for undefeated B.C. Conference leader

Langley Rams celebrated their fifth win a row Saturday, Oct. 9 at McLeod stadium. (Langley Advance Times file)
Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Scarecrow stroll returns to Art’s Nursery

Charitable fundraiser offers build your-own scarecrow kits

Walker, 10-month-old, and mom Katey Kloepper, from Calgary, were among the visitors to Art’s Nursery scarecrow stroll and fundraiser, which is on till Oct. 31 at 8940 192nd St. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Secondary School Thunderbirds rewarded a hometown audience with a 46-0 win over Argyle Secondary on Friday, Oct. 8. at McLeod stadium. (Thunderbirds Twitter feed)

VIDEO: Undefeated LSS Thunderbirds dominate early season

Langley team brings ‘shock and awe’ against opponents

Langley Secondary School Thunderbirds rewarded a hometown audience with a 46-0 win over Argyle Secondary on Friday, Oct. 8. at McLeod stadium. (Thunderbirds Twitter feed)
Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Battle of Langley-based teams sees Kodiaks down Trappers

Aldergrove team moves up in standings, while Langley remains number one

Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Whitby Steelhawks goaltender Lukas Coote gets a shoulder on Toronto Monarchs’ Zach Herreweyers diving attempt during ALL action back in 2018. Coote played four seasons in the ALL before signing with the NLL’s Georgia Swarm as a free agent while Herreweyers has spent time in the NLL with both Calgary and Halifax. (Tim Prothero Vintage Lax/Special to Langley Advance Times)

New lacrosse division in need of helpers

Arena Lacrosse League, playing out of Langley Events Centre, seeking volunteers and officials

Whitby Steelhawks goaltender Lukas Coote gets a shoulder on Toronto Monarchs’ Zach Herreweyers diving attempt during ALL action back in 2018. Coote played four seasons in the ALL before signing with the NLL’s Georgia Swarm as a free agent while Herreweyers has spent time in the NLL with both Calgary and Halifax. (Tim Prothero Vintage Lax/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Thunder U13 Tier One lacrosse players won gold at the 2021 Burrards West Coast Shootout Youth Field Lacrosse in Maple Ridge Sept. 30 to Oct. 3. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Thunder U13 Tier One lacrosse players won gold at the 2021 Burrards West Coast Shootout Youth Field Lacrosse in Maple Ridge Sept. 30 to Oct. 3. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants played their first home game in 588 days on Friday, Oct. 8, downing Prince George 6-4. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants played their first home game in 588 days on Friday, Oct. 8, downing Prince George 6-4. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
They’re back! The Giants will be back on the ice tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Giants/Special to Black Press Media)

TONIGHT: Giants play first at home game in 20 months

In game two of the 2021-22 season, G-Men take on Prince George at Langley Events Centre Friday night

They’re back! The Giants will be back on the ice tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Giants/Special to Black Press Media)
Bandits general manager Kyle Julius will return for the team’s upcoming Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) season at Langley Events Centre, the CEBL franchise announced Thursday, Oct. 7. (Fraser Valley Bandits (Canadian Elite Basketball League)/special to Langley Advance Times)
Bandits general manager Kyle Julius will return for the team’s upcoming Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) season at Langley Events Centre, the CEBL franchise announced Thursday, Oct. 7. (Fraser Valley Bandits (Canadian Elite Basketball League)/special to Langley Advance Times)
Fort Langley’s Jackson Jacob takes his shot at the Canada West Golf Championships hosted by UBC at the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club in Squamish, on Oct. 4. (Rich Lam/UBC Athletics)
Fort Langley’s Jackson Jacob takes his shot at the Canada West Golf Championships hosted by UBC at the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club in Squamish, on Oct. 4. (Rich Lam/UBC Athletics)
Langley’s Caleb Davies, 16, earned his fourth title of the season at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s (MJT) Ford Series at Mayfair Lakes Golf Course in Richmond. (file)

Davies wins fourth MJT title

Langley golfer takes Juvenile division at Richmond tournament

Langley’s Caleb Davies, 16, earned his fourth title of the season at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s (MJT) Ford Series at Mayfair Lakes Golf Course in Richmond. (file)
Langley’s Sebastian Colyn has become Trinity Western University’s winningest soccer goalkeeper. Colyn and basketball standout Nicole Fransson were named TWU’s Spartan Male and Female athletes of the week. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Colyn sets record for TWU soccer wins

Awarded athlete of the week along with basketball standout Fransson

Langley’s Sebastian Colyn has become Trinity Western University’s winningest soccer goalkeeper. Colyn and basketball standout Nicole Fransson were named TWU’s Spartan Male and Female athletes of the week. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)

Kodiaks dominate Surrey Knights

A 7-1 home ice victory for Aldergrove

Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)