Pro sports

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

 

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

 

Adam Maglio has been hired as the associate coach for Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants welcome new associate coach

Adam Maglio spent the past three seasons coaching the Spokane Chiefs

 

Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits beat River Lions 95-86

They won their second straight game

Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Javain Brown, front right, and Los Angeles FC’s Ryan Hollingshead vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Andres Cubas scores first MLS goal as Vancouver Whitecaps slay LAFC 1-0

Newcomer Cubas made the game-winning strike in the 89th minute

Vancouver Whitecaps’ Javain Brown, front right, and Los Angeles FC’s Ryan Hollingshead vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Saturday, July 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jim Hughson. (File Photo)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich chats with legendary NHL broadcaster Jim Hughson

MOJ ON SPORTS: Longtime hockey, MLB play-by-play caller shares career memories

  • Jun 27, 2022
Jim Hughson. (File Photo)
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)
Kirk McLean. (BC Sports Hall of Fame Photo)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich talks with Canucks goaltending legend Kirk McLean

MOJ ON SPORTS: Former Vancouver backstop discusses his storied NHL career

  • Jun 20, 2022
Kirk McLean. (BC Sports Hall of Fame Photo)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Fraser Valley Bandits player Kadre Gray eluded Hamilton Honey Badgers rivals on Tuesday, June 7, during the Langley-based team’s first-ever School Day Game, with 3,900 students from 13 schools in four districts attending. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Students from 13 schools cheer on Fraser Valley Bandits at team’s first School Day Game

Game drew 3,900 students from 13 schools in Langley, Surrey, Abbotsford and Mission school districts

Fraser Valley Bandits player Kadre Gray eluded Hamilton Honey Badgers rivals on Tuesday, June 7, during the Langley-based team’s first-ever School Day Game, with 3,900 students from 13 schools in four districts attending. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Guests at the JustWorld event can donate a lump sum or pledge anywhere from $10 to $100 on each successful jump. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Special jumping event gives to kids in Guatemala, Cambodia

JustWorld: a charity close to the hearts of Thunderbird Show Park team

Guests at the JustWorld event can donate a lump sum or pledge anywhere from $10 to $100 on each successful jump. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his second goal of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period, first round, game seven NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Lightning down Leafs in Game 7 as Toronto endures more playoff heartbreak

‘It stings, it hurts, it’s disappointing’: Leafs captain

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his second goal of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period, first round, game seven NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Colton Langkow helped the Giants reach 8-6 giving them a two-goal-lead in the final frame of the game. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
Colton Langkow helped the Giants reach 8-6 giving them a two-goal-lead in the final frame of the game. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
Adam Hall recorded his third goal of the night at 9:47 of overtime while Fabian Lysell set a Giants playoff single-game record with five assists. (Kristin Ostrowski/Langley Advance Times)
Adam Hall recorded his third goal of the night at 9:47 of overtime while Fabian Lysell set a Giants playoff single-game record with five assists. (Kristin Ostrowski/Langley Advance Times)
LUSA Technical Director Mark Parker (left), Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese and LUSA Executive Director Marcel Horn were at the April 13 announcement of a new pro soccer team coming to Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley United Soccer Association welcomes new pro soccer team

Announcement that CPL franchise will launch in Langley a dream come true, director says

LUSA Technical Director Mark Parker (left), Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese and LUSA Executive Director Marcel Horn were at the April 13 announcement of a new pro soccer team coming to Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Former hockey player Ed Jovanovski met fans and signed autographs (for a fee) at a sports collectors convention, held at the Langley Events Centre. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Hockey greats like Bobby Hull sign autographs in Langley

Thousands attend collectibles show at Langley Events Centre in hopes of hitting the jackpot

Former hockey player Ed Jovanovski met fans and signed autographs (for a fee) at a sports collectors convention, held at the Langley Events Centre. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

TWU’s Heppell named Player of the Week

Alberta’s Jordan Canham, too earned the award

Langley's Avery Heppell has been named the Canada West Volleyball Players of the Week by the conference on Tuesday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley University men and women volleyball team into win quarterfinals

Trinity Western University teams will play next championship match on Saturday

Both men and women volleyball teams of Trinity Western University won their respective quarterfinal matches on Friday, March 25. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)