Professional Sports

Langley’s Ty Rowell, see here at a Friday, May 21 scrimmage, is returning to the Langley Events Centre, this time as a professional, as he debuts for the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Ty Rowell readies for first season with Fraser Valley Bandits

‘I love playing basketball and it’s my hometown … there is nothing better than that’

Langley’s Ty Rowell, see here at a Friday, May 21 scrimmage, is returning to the Langley Events Centre, this time as a professional, as he debuts for the Fraser Valley Bandits. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sean Hayes completes a 560 kg (1,235 lb) lift, breaking the previous World Record of 550 kg (1,213 lb) set in 2020. Photo supplied

B.C. strongman sets new world deadlift record at Surrey competition

Sean Hayes lifts 1,235 pounds at the King/Queen of the Throne competition

Sean Hayes completes a 560 kg (1,235 lb) lift, breaking the previous World Record of 550 kg (1,213 lb) set in 2020. Photo supplied
Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Gift from God’: Fernie-born arm-wrestling pro makes comeback after life-altering injury

Clayton Faulconer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in Vancouver

Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
The Shooting Eagles entered the game averaging 13.75 goals per game, but the Grizzlies and goaltender Brandon Humphrey were up to the challenge, holding their opponent well below their season average. (Gary Ahuja/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Grizzlies beat Shooting Eagles 11-7

They entered Sunday’s semi-final game on a five-game losing streak

The Shooting Eagles entered the game averaging 13.75 goals per game, but the Grizzlies and goaltender Brandon Humphrey were up to the challenge, holding their opponent well below their season average. (Gary Ahuja/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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