Junior Sports

The Grizzlies improved to 2-0 while the Shooting Eagles are 1-1 after both teams were victorious in week 2 action at Langley Events Centre of the Arena Lacrosse League West Division. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Shooting Eagles, Grizzlies week 2 winners in arena lacrosse league action

The Grizzlies improved to 2-0 while the Shooting Eagles are 1-1

 

Dylan Anderson was signed by his hometown team after starting the season with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants welcome a Langley layer to the team

Dylan Anderson was signed by his hometown team

 

Drew Kask scored 40 points in 13 regular season games with the Langley Junior Thunder before being drafted first overall by the Black Fish in the ALL West Division 2022 draft. (Langley Events Centre/Special to The News)

First round of 2022 lacrosse draft dominated by Lower Mainland players

The Arena Lacrosse League West Division draft took place on Oct. 25

 

Tayne Kang is an 11-year-old speed skater from Coquitlam. He participated in the Langley Blades speed skating tournament on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley speed skating tournament saw participation from athletes all around B.C. and the US

Young Tayne Kang shared his experience with Langley Advance Times

Tayne Kang is an 11-year-old speed skater from Coquitlam. He participated in the Langley Blades speed skating tournament on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Matt Abbott received the Al Boles Award for Most Inspirational Player. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag)

Langley lacrosse player earns major awards

Team win three provincial honours and one all-star selection

Matt Abbott received the Al Boles Award for Most Inspirational Player. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag)
Langley Rams quarterback Trey Jones tangled with the Valley Huskers defence during the first-ever Cascade Cup match on Saturday, Sept. 3. at McLeod Athletic Park. Chilliwack won 23-22. (Rams Facebook)

VIDEO: Langley Rams edged out of first Cascade Cup by Valley Huskers

A late-in-the-game surge wasn’t enough

  • Sep 7, 2022
Langley Rams quarterback Trey Jones tangled with the Valley Huskers defence during the first-ever Cascade Cup match on Saturday, Sept. 3. at McLeod Athletic Park. Chilliwack won 23-22. (Rams Facebook)
Vancouver Giants have acquired a 2004-born forward Kyren Gronick from Saskatoon Blades in exchange for 2003-born forward Justin Lies. (Photo by Rob Wilton [Lies], Steve Hiscock [Gronick])
Vancouver Giants have acquired a 2004-born forward Kyren Gronick from Saskatoon Blades in exchange for 2003-born forward Justin Lies. (Photo by Rob Wilton [Lies], Steve Hiscock [Gronick])
Terrel Jones, seen making a catch against the Okanagan Sun earlier in the season, caught a 46-yard touchdown pass as the Langley Rams defeated the Vancouver Island Raiders 24-13 in action at McLeod Stadium in Langley on Saturday, Aug. 27. (Rams Facebook)
Terrel Jones, seen making a catch against the Okanagan Sun earlier in the season, caught a 46-yard touchdown pass as the Langley Rams defeated the Vancouver Island Raiders 24-13 in action at McLeod Stadium in Langley on Saturday, Aug. 27. (Rams Facebook)
Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy (Photo Credit: Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League)

Fraser Valley Bandits forward could be the next player of the year

Winner gets free flights for one whole year and more

Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy (Photo Credit: Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League)
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)
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
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)
BC Panther’s Nora takes a shot at the North Langley U7/U9 year-end, wrap-up practice session. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley U7 softball players come together to hone skills

Year-end, wrap-up event includes ball play and food

BC Panther’s Nora takes a shot at the North Langley U7/U9 year-end, wrap-up practice session. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Prabhasha Wickranaarachchi is heading to the finals on Sunday, June 26. She competed in 400m hurdle race at Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth heading to the finals, competing in 400m hurdle

She ran for her personal best in the semi-finals at the Track and Field Championships

Langley’s Prabhasha Wickranaarachchi is heading to the finals on Sunday, June 26. She competed in 400m hurdle race at Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
A 2003-born forward/captain Zack Ostapchuk has been invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Camp which runs from July 23 to 27. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two young Giants player off to Calgary for Canada summer camp

A 2003-born forward/captain and 2005-born defenceman

A 2003-born forward/captain Zack Ostapchuk has been invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Camp which runs from July 23 to 27. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Erin Brooks is carried out of the surf after winning the Girls U-16 Final on June 5. (Sean Evans / ISA photo)

Canada wins historic Junior surf medal at an international competition

Erin Brooks, 14, nabs Gold for Team Canada at the ISA World Junior Championships in El Salvador

Erin Brooks is carried out of the surf after winning the Girls U-16 Final on June 5. (Sean Evans / ISA photo)
Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup being held in Langley next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to region for the first time

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup being held in Langley next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman leads all WHL goaltenders with 326 playoff saves. The next closest goaltender is Red Deer’s Chase Coward with 233. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants keeping their season alive

A 5-2 victory over Kamloops Blazers leads to Game 6 on Sunday

  • May 14, 2022
Jesper Vikman leads all WHL goaltenders with 326 playoff saves. The next closest goaltender is Red Deer’s Chase Coward with 233. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black made a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Langley Rivermen eliminated from BCHL playoffs

Nanaimo Clippers defeat local team 6-1 on Wednesday at the George Preston Rec Centre

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black made a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Tigers was one of the Langley fastball teams present at the opening ceremony organized by Langley Fastball Association. The season was kicked off on April 9. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley fastball players back for a new season

Acting mayor, Steve Ferguson threw the first pitch on the opening day

Tigers was one of the Langley fastball teams present at the opening ceremony organized by Langley Fastball Association. The season was kicked off on April 9. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)