Lacrosse

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

 

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

 

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 on February 11. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Teams from Langley to New West pick up new lacrosse talent

WLA draft held for what’s likely to be an unsual season

  • Feb 13, 2021
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 on February 11. (Garrett James, Langley Events Centre/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Cody Malawsky at the box lacrosse provincials in 2019. As the highly skilled player adds size he will dominate junior, predicts longtime coach Daren Fridge. (Tim McCormick/Special to The Langley Advance Times)

New addition to Langley Thunder has the genetics to excel at lacrosse, coach says

Cody Malawsky was selected first overall at the BC Junior A Lacrosse League Draft

Cody Malawsky at the box lacrosse provincials in 2019. As the highly skilled player adds size he will dominate junior, predicts longtime coach Daren Fridge. (Tim McCormick/Special to The Langley Advance Times)
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)
Bobby Kidd went airborne to beat Port Coquitlam Saints goaltender Calvin Hafner during a 2019 win at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Bobby Kidd went airborne to beat Port Coquitlam Saints goaltender Calvin Hafner during a 2019 win at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Langley Junior Thunder player Jaiden Terry was one of the 10 recipients of a 2019 Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. (photo courtesy of Bob Orr/Freeze Frame Photography)

VIDEO: Langley Junior Thunder player wins award of excellence

Jaiden Terry one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Langley Junior Thunder player Jaiden Terry was one of the 10 recipients of a 2019 Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. (photo courtesy of Bob Orr/Freeze Frame Photography)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

The MSL and WLA seasons were originally scheduled to begin later this month

New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Langley Thunder sidelined as Western Lacrosse Association calls off 2020 season

Mann Cup national lacrosse championship is also cancelled

  • May 19, 2020
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Western Lacrosse Association delays start of 2020 season

‘Revised schedules have been drafted’ announcement says

  • Apr 1, 2020
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

New Langley Thunder goalie is best in league

Draft day also saw the Thunder pick up a Surrey player

  • Feb 8, 2020
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)
Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley

Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley

Read the results of the action on day 1 of the 2019 World Lacrosse Men’s Indoor World Championship

  • Sep 20, 2019
Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley
The Shamrocks couldn’t get past the Thunder’s great goaltending this week. (photo Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Langley Senior A Thunder frustrate Shamrocks at the LEC

A tight race for the playoffs means every game counts

  • Jul 11, 2019
The Shamrocks couldn’t get past the Thunder’s great goaltending this week. (photo Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
(Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

Langley Thunder edge closer to playoffs after Thursday win

The Junior A players need the exact right wins by other teams to secure a spot

  • Jul 5, 2019
(Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Thunder fall to Timbermen in overtime July 26 at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

Langley suffers overtime loss against Nanaimo

In lacrosse action at Langley Events Centre Wednesday night, the Thunder Senior A team fell 12-11

  • Jun 27, 2019
Thunder fall to Timbermen in overtime July 26 at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Bobby Kidd III went airborne to beat Port Coquitlam Saints goaltender Calvin Hafner during Langley’s 17-5 win on Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

Big win for Langley Thunder in Junior A lacrosse

The Thunder trounced their opponents from the first period onwards

  • Jun 21, 2019
Bobby Kidd III went airborne to beat Port Coquitlam Saints goaltender Calvin Hafner during Langley’s 17-5 win on Thursday at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
The Thunder had a rough night against the Maple Ridge Burrards. (Photo courtesy Gary Ahuja and Langley Events Centre)

Thunder shelled by Burrards in second half

The final score was 14-4 and the fourth loss in a row for Langley

  • Jun 13, 2019
The Thunder had a rough night against the Maple Ridge Burrards. (Photo courtesy Gary Ahuja and Langley Events Centre)
Nathan McKeigan scored four goals as the Langley Thunder defeated the the Port Coquitlam Saints 16-10 in BC Junior A Lacrosse League action on May 9 at Langley Events Centre.

Thunder rough up Coqutilam in Langley lacrosse action

The Junior Thunder beat the Saints again

  • May 10, 2019
Nathan McKeigan scored four goals as the Langley Thunder defeated the the Port Coquitlam Saints 16-10 in BC Junior A Lacrosse League action on May 9 at Langley Events Centre.
Eric Penney makes a save against the Buffalo Bandits. (Photo courtesy of Bill Wippert)

Stealth begin back-to-back series in Denver

Vancouver will be looking to avenge its home opener loss against the Colorado Mammoth.

Eric Penney makes a save against the Buffalo Bandits. (Photo courtesy of Bill Wippert)