Langley Events Centre

Team B.C. at the 2022 Minor Box Lacrosse National underway at the Langley Events Centre includes several members of the Langley Thunder Novice A1 Box Lacrosse team of nine- and 10-year olds in 2018 (pictured) who went undefeated for the entire season, winning 38 games in a row. (file)

Langley players on Team B.C. at the Box Lacrosse Nationals have a winning history

As novice players, they played for a team that didn’t lose a single game for an entire season

 

Chase Scanlan, seen here during an earlier game in the semifinal series, had a five-goal, nine-point game on Sunday, Aug. 14, that saw Langley Thunder down Victoria Shamrocks 15-10 and win a berth to the WLA championship series. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Langley Thunder win WLA championship berth

Up next, the Nanaimo Timbermen

  • Aug 16, 2022

 

Saturday afternoon (Aug. 13) at Langley Events Centre, the Junior A Thunder fell 11-8 to the visiting Victoria Shamrocks in game six of the championship series as Victoria won four games to two. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Junior Thunder fall to Shamrocks

Victoria wins BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship four games to two

  • Aug 15, 2022

 

The 2022 BBall Nationals Club Basketball Championships crowned the last of its champions after than 180 teams from nine provinces and one territory took part in the annual event at Langley Events Centre. (Langley Events Centre)

BBall Nationals Club Basketball Championships wrap in Langley

More than 180 teams, 23 divisions

  • Aug 14, 2022
The 2022 BBall Nationals Club Basketball Championships crowned the last of its champions after than 180 teams from nine provinces and one territory took part in the annual event at Langley Events Centre. (Langley Events Centre)
Chase Scanlon had two goals, and two assists for the Langley Thunder in a 10-8 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Langley Events Centre to give Langley a 3-2 lead in the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven semi-final. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Thunder regain lead in WLA semifinal

Saturday victory puts team up 3-2 in best-of-seven series

Chase Scanlon had two goals, and two assists for the Langley Thunder in a 10-8 victory over the visiting Victoria Shamrocks on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Langley Events Centre to give Langley a 3-2 lead in the Western Lacrosse Association best-of-seven semi-final. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy has been named U SPORTS Player of the Year for the 2022 season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)

Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy has been named U SPORTS Player of the Year

Kennedy was a breakout performer for Fraser Valley this season, averaging 14.5 points a game

  • Aug 10, 2022
Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy has been named U SPORTS Player of the Year for the 2022 season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)
WLA Langley Thunder lost game three by a 10-3 score on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Langley Events Centre. The Thunder still lead the best-of-seven Western Lacrosse Association semi-final series 2-1 with game four set for Thursday at Victoria’s Q Centre. (Langley Events Centre)

Langley WLA Thunder fall to Shamrocks

Victoria staves off elimination

  • Aug 10, 2022
WLA Langley Thunder lost game three by a 10-3 score on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Langley Events Centre. The Thunder still lead the best-of-seven Western Lacrosse Association semi-final series 2-1 with game four set for Thursday at Victoria’s Q Centre. (Langley Events Centre)
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)

WLA Thunder in lead, Junior Thunder come back to tie series

Langley teams had a good weekend

  • Aug 9, 2022
On Sunday, Aug. 7, Langley Thunder pulled off an epic comeback to the BC Junior A Lacrosse League championship series at two games apiece. (Ryan Molag Langley Events Centre)
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder take game one of WLA semifinal

Team ‘blessed with excellent players,’ coach says

  • Aug 7, 2022
Dane Dobbie, Curtis Dickson and Robert Church each had three or more goals as the Team Canada alum combined for 10 goals and 22 points in the Langley Thunder’s 15-9 victory in game one of the WLA semi-final series at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Aug. 6. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
Brandon Gilbecl went for a layup on the last game of the Fraser Valley Bandits season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)

Loss to Nighthawks ends basketball season for Fraser Valley Bandits at LEC

The 90-85 win sends the Nighthawks to the next round

  • Aug 6, 2022
Brandon Gilbecl went for a layup on the last game of the Fraser Valley Bandits season. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)
Langley forward Kyle Brunsch puts one past Adam Bland on route to 4 goals and 2 assists during Thursday afternoon’s 13-7 win at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag LEC photo)

Junior Thunder tie up championship series

Langley and Victoria will resume hostilities on the weekend

  • Aug 4, 2022
Langley forward Kyle Brunsch puts one past Adam Bland on route to 4 goals and 2 assists during Thursday afternoon’s 13-7 win at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag LEC photo)
Fraser Valley Bandits’ Shane Gibson goes up against a Guelph Nighthawks player in regular season action. On Thursday, the two teams will meet again in a do-or-die match to decide who makes the league quarter-finals.(Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)

A win-or-go-home game for Fraser Valley Bandits on Thursday

Winner of play-in round will go to quarter-finals, loser is done for season

  • Aug 3, 2022
Fraser Valley Bandits’ Shane Gibson goes up against a Guelph Nighthawks player in regular season action. On Thursday, the two teams will meet again in a do-or-die match to decide who makes the league quarter-finals.(Fraser Valley Bandits/Canadian Elite Basketball League)
Jabs Newby and Marek Klassen in action for Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday, July 30, at Langley Events Centre against Edmonton Stingers. Klassen led all players with 19 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter(Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits finish regular season with a win

After downing Edmonton, the playoffs await

  • Aug 1, 2022
Jabs Newby and Marek Klassen in action for Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday, July 30, at Langley Events Centre against Edmonton Stingers. Klassen led all players with 19 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter(Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)
Fraser Valley Bandits play their last regular season game tonight at Langley Events Centre. They’re facing off against the Edmonton Stingers at 7 p.m. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Bandits host Stinger in regular season finale tonight in Langley

Action gets underway at Langley Events Centre at 7 p.m.

  • Jul 30, 2022
Fraser Valley Bandits play their last regular season game tonight at Langley Events Centre. They’re facing off against the Edmonton Stingers at 7 p.m. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nine provinces and one territory will be represented at the BBall nationals happening this next week-plus at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

BBall championships: 180 teams battle over nine days in Langley

National competition gets underway at Langley Events Centre starting Saturday

  • Jul 30, 2022
Nine provinces and one territory will be represented at the BBall nationals happening this next week-plus at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder Junior earn play-off berth

Back-to-back weekend games: Saturday in Victoria and Sunday at Langley Events Centre

  • Jul 30, 2022
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge’s Malcolm Williams looked relaxed and confident as he made back-to-back shots at the Fraser Valley Bandits Sunday, July 17 games to claim a double prize of a Flair Airlines trip the league championships, plus a year of free flights anywhere the airline flies. (CEBL)

VIDEO: Two shots win a year of free airline flights for Maple Ridge basketball fan

Malcolm Williams plans to start with a trip to Mexico

Maple Ridge’s Malcolm Williams looked relaxed and confident as he made back-to-back shots at the Fraser Valley Bandits Sunday, July 17 games to claim a double prize of a Flair Airlines trip the league championships, plus a year of free flights anywhere the airline flies. (CEBL)
Shane Gibson had 25 points, five rebounds and four assists as the Fraser Valley Bandits ended a season-high three game losing streak with a 95-88 victory over the visiting Ottawa BlackJacks at Langley Events Centre on Sunday, July 17. (CEBL)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits clinch playoff berth with win over Ottawa Blackjacks

Record now 10-7 on the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) season

  • Jul 18, 2022
Shane Gibson had 25 points, five rebounds and four assists as the Fraser Valley Bandits ended a season-high three game losing streak with a 95-88 victory over the visiting Ottawa BlackJacks at Langley Events Centre on Sunday, July 17. (CEBL)
Shane Gibson led Fraser Valley with 16 points as the Bandits fell 87-89 to the visiting Guelph Nighthawks Friday, July 15 at Langley Events Centre. (Canadian Elite Basketball League CEBL)

Nighthawks down Fraser Valley Bandits

Team now in third place

  • Jul 16, 2022
Shane Gibson led Fraser Valley with 16 points as the Bandits fell 87-89 to the visiting Guelph Nighthawks Friday, July 15 at Langley Events Centre. (Canadian Elite Basketball League CEBL)
Bandits Malcolm Duvivier battles a Montreal rival for possession Monday, July 11 in Montreal. The Alliance won 89-72. (Reuben Polansky-Shapiro,CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bandits Malcolm Duvivier battles a Montreal rival for possession Monday, July 11 in Montreal. The Alliance won 89-72. (Reuben Polansky-Shapiro,CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)