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The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits shut out of CEBL awards

Despite turnaround season Abbotsford-based basketball team not up for any awards

The Fraser Valley Bandits failed to receive a single awards nomination in the CEBL year end awards. (File photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround

Abbotsford-based CEBL team goes from worst to almost first at Summer Series

Fraser Valley Bandits reflect on 2020 turnaround
The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)

Fraser Valley Bandits fall to Edmonton in CEBL final

Bandits lose 90-73 to Stingers in Sunday’s Summer Series final

The Fraser Valley Bandits fell 90-73 in Sunday’s CEBL Summer Series title game. (Twitter)
Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits advance to CEBL Championship Game

Bandits post comeback 76-75 win over Hamilton Honey Badgers in Saturday’s semifinal

Bandits players mob Ola Asaholu after he drained the winning shot in Saturday’s semifinal game. (Submitted)
Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch first round bye with win

Bandits defeat Guelph 84-70, advance to the CEBL semifinals on Saturday

Marek Klassen helped lead the Bandits to an 84-70 win over the Guelph Nighthawks on Wednesday. The Bandits secured the second seed in the CEBL Summer Series with the win. (CEBL photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits clinch playoff spot with win

Bandits down Niagara River Lions 70-57 on Sunday, improve to 3-2

Fraser Valley Bandits guard Jahenns Manigat attacks the rim during Sunday’s game against Niagara. (CEBL photo)
Bandits guard Malcolm Duvivier goes up for a shot against Edmonton on Sunday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits open CEBL Summer Series with win

Bandits defeat Edmonton Stingers 113-100 to open tournament

Bandits guard Malcolm Duvivier goes up for a shot against Edmonton on Sunday. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
Brett Fraser, the president of the Edmonton Stingers, gets tested for COVID-19 on Monday. (Edmonton Stingers Twitter photo)

Professional basketball in Canada begins return to action with COVID-19 testing

Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Bandits, six other CEBL teams arrive in Ontario for Summer Series

Brett Fraser, the president of the Edmonton Stingers, gets tested for COVID-19 on Monday. (Edmonton Stingers Twitter photo)
New assistant coach David Singleton was one of four additions to the Fraser Valley Bandits coaching staff for 2020. (Photo courtesy Vietnam Basketball Association)

Fraser Valley Bandits complete 2020 coaching staff

Four names added for the 2020 CEBL season, which begins on July 26 for the club

New assistant coach David Singleton was one of four additions to the Fraser Valley Bandits coaching staff for 2020. (Photo courtesy Vietnam Basketball Association)
The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits, CEBL bringing pro sports back later this month

Abbotsford-based basketball team kicks off CEBL Summer Series on July 26

The Fraser Valley Bandits will take on the Hamilton Honey Badgers live on CBC on Aug. 1. (Fraser Valley Bandits photo)
Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter (née Shupe) was the first recipient of the ‘Nominate a Hero’ program. Sautter is a hardcore Bandits fan who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. (Submitted).

Fraser Valley Bandits, Tim Hortons launch ‘Nominate a Hero’ program

Program eligible to Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Mission and Surrey residents

Abbotsford resident Gladys Sautter (née Shupe) was the first recipient of the ‘Nominate a Hero’ program. Sautter is a hardcore Bandits fan who recently celebrated her 100th birthday. (Submitted).
The Fraser Valley Bandits and Ravens Brewing have launched a beer. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits, Ravens Brewing launch new beer

Heat Check is now available in stores in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland

The Fraser Valley Bandits and Ravens Brewing have launched a beer. (Submitted)
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Langley player Sean Annan ended up on a Chicago basketball court earlier this month, playing with some NBA legends (Langley Special Olympics official group/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Playing with the big guys: how a Langley basketball player ended up shooting hoops with NBA greats

Sean Annan is the first B.C. player to play in the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports game

Langley player Sean Annan ended up on a Chicago basketball court earlier this month, playing with some NBA legends (Langley Special Olympics official group/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)
Gators fans at the recently concluded boys basketball tournament at the LEC. The girls team is now playing. (Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures)

Gators and Langley Christian advance at girls basketball championships

The teams are headed for Thursday afternoon’s quarter final games

  • Feb 27, 2020
Gators fans at the recently concluded boys basketball tournament at the LEC. The girls team is now playing. (Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures)
Gators fans cheered on the Langley team at the Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament at the Langley Events Centre. Gators were knocked out of the gold medal game Monday, Feb. 24th, by the St. Patrick Celtics from Vancouver. (Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures)

Langley’s Walnut Grove Gators will play for bronze

Knocked out of finals at the Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament in Langley

  • Feb 25, 2020
Gators fans cheered on the Langley team at the Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament at the Langley Events Centre. Gators were knocked out of the gold medal game Monday, Feb. 24th, by the St. Patrick Celtics from Vancouver. (Photo courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures)
R.E. Mountain’s Evan Lee was pursued by a Kelowna player during opening action at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
R.E. Mountain’s Evan Lee was pursued by a Kelowna player during opening action at the 2020 Junior Boys Basketball Provincial Invitational Tournament at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Last year’s winners of the secondary school girls basketball championships. (Special to Black Press)

Girls basketball teams to vie for championship in Langley

Top teams from across B.C. arrive next week at the LEC

  • Feb 20, 2020
Last year’s winners of the secondary school girls basketball championships. (Special to Black Press)
Gator Kevin Kao (10) heads for the net with the ball, while Trever Duffin (20) and Callum Neily (12) back the play in the opening round of the Junior Boys Basketball Provincial invitational tournament at the Langley Events Centre in 2019. file
Gator Kevin Kao (10) heads for the net with the ball, while Trever Duffin (20) and Callum Neily (12) back the play in the opening round of the Junior Boys Basketball Provincial invitational tournament at the Langley Events Centre in 2019. file