Gord Goble

Shay Burnham leads a class during an introductory session for a program called Army of Sass at Surrey’s DanceWest Studio on Sunday morning (Sept. 25).

Fitness has never been so sassy, as a new-to-Surrey ‘Army’ shows (photos)

Program combines fitness with dance, high heels — and a whole lot of attitude

Shay Burnham leads a class during an introductory session for a program called Army of Sass at Surrey’s DanceWest Studio on Sunday morning (Sept. 25).
Surrey-raised brother Kiret (left) and Jeevan Dosange in the Surrey Knights dressing room at North Surrey Recreation Centre.

HOCKEY: ‘Twin telepathy’ for Surrey brothers who play for the new-to-Surrey Knights

Hard-working Dosange twins look to help Junior B team forget last year’s nightmarish season

Surrey-raised brother Kiret (left) and Jeevan Dosange in the Surrey Knights dressing room at North Surrey Recreation Centre.
John Schneider

People line up early to drop off junk for free at ‘Pop-Up’ Surrey site

How do you get Surreyites out of the house early? Tell them where to get rid of all their unwanted junk – for free.

John Schneider
Deb Hughes chokes up as she talks about the late Rick Hart during the 18th annual Fleetwood Festival. Hart

FLEETWOOD FESTIVAL: Surrey’s Rick Hart left a huge legacy in community he loved

The 18th annual Fleetwood Festival kicked off by honouring 'Mr. Fleetwood.'

Deb Hughes chokes up as she talks about the late Rick Hart during the 18th annual Fleetwood Festival. Hart
Zukie Joseph in concert at Surrey Reggae Festival inside the Cloverdale Fairground's Agriplex on Sept. 10.

AROUND TOWN: Surrey Reggae Festival hits Cloverdale

A celebration of Caribbean and African culture took place Saturday (Sept. 10) during the Surrey Reggae Festival

Zukie Joseph in concert at Surrey Reggae Festival inside the Cloverdale Fairground's Agriplex on Sept. 10.
Kirk Johnson

FOOTBALL: A tale of good coaching at Bronze Boot tournament at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park

Some good lessons learned when the Hawks and Cardinals butted heads

Kirk Johnson
The Thrashers and the Wolverines play a semifinal game Sunday (Aug. 14) at Unwin Park in Newton during an annual ball hockey tournament that benefits Tka’s Eternal Life Society. Pictured at right

A tourney for Tka: Ball hockey players in Surrey remember a beloved athlete who ‘brought people together’

Annual event at Newton's Unwin Park benefits Tka’s Eternal Life Society's efforts

The Thrashers and the Wolverines play a semifinal game Sunday (Aug. 14) at Unwin Park in Newton during an annual ball hockey tournament that benefits Tka’s Eternal Life Society. Pictured at right
'The Pyromaniac' obstacle at the Vancouver Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race at Cloverdale Fairgrounds Saturday

Rugged maniacs hit Surrey’s Cloverdale Fairgrounds

Race participants push themselves to limits in Cloverdale

'The Pyromaniac' obstacle at the Vancouver Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race at Cloverdale Fairgrounds Saturday
Surrey residents Harp Basra (left) and Ekam Nagra created Ball Don’t Stop

BASKETBALL: ‘Ball Don’t Stop’ for these two Surrey-based NBA backers (photos)

Pro players (and high-profile NHLer) at 'Battle of the Border' game staged by Harp Basra and Ekam Nagra

Surrey residents Harp Basra (left) and Ekam Nagra created Ball Don’t Stop
SuperChefs executive chef Victor Bongo (left)

FOCUS: SuperChefs cook up a culinary education for kids, from Surrey to New York (photos, video)

A Surrey dentist’s program goes global with a message that touts healthy eating for kids

SuperChefs executive chef Victor Bongo (left)
Equestrian vaulters Bella

Surrey’s Old sisters excel at surprisingly old sport of equestrian vaulting

Triple M Farms on 32nd Avenue currently instructs 30 or so vaulters

Equestrian vaulters Bella
Former Toronto Blue Jay Lloyd Moseby taught young baseball players the fine art of fielding at a skills camp held Saturday at Lionel Courchene Park.

Former Toronto Blue Jays players help Surrey kids catch baseball fever

Skills camp held Saturday at Lionel Courchene Park

Former Toronto Blue Jay Lloyd Moseby taught young baseball players the fine art of fielding at a skills camp held Saturday at Lionel Courchene Park.
Lee Coutts flies through the air during a recent Tuesday night race at Cloverdale’s Stetson Bowl.

MOTOCROSS: Family feel for Tuesday-night racing at Stetson Bowl in Cloverdale

'This is kind of nostalgic to see another track here today'

Lee Coutts flies through the air during a recent Tuesday night race at Cloverdale’s Stetson Bowl.
Mike Kelly and Diane Warren perform during Newton BIA's Troubadour Saturdays event on June 4.

SUMMER IN SURREY: Live music, giant chessboard make for ‘Troubadour Saturdays’ in Newton

BIA-backed event aims to 'bring people out – a couple at a time'

Mike Kelly and Diane Warren perform during Newton BIA's Troubadour Saturdays event on June 4.
Members of the O’Houlihan’s Heroes ultimate dodgeball team celebrate after winning a world-championship regional qualifying tournament held at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Surrey.

Ultimate dodgeball: O’Houlihan’s Heroes bounce to Vegas after victory in Surrey

Local guys pay homage to Rip Torn character in the 2004 movie

Members of the O’Houlihan’s Heroes ultimate dodgeball team celebrate after winning a world-championship regional qualifying tournament held at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Surrey.
Nanaimo fighter Ivy Richardson

BOXING: Card at Cloverdale Legion honours longtime friend

Fourth edition of the Jimmy Gallagher Memorial boxing tourney held on May 15

Nanaimo fighter Ivy Richardson
Jenna Baxter

SOCCER: ‘Bulldog’-ish Jenna Baxter returns home from Oregon

Fraser Heights grad joins SFU following just a year on the pitch with Oregon State Beavers

Jenna Baxter

FOCUS: Dozens of dedicated Ride2Survive cyclists train hard for hope

Preparing for yearly cancer fundraising is just as gruelling – and emotional – as the actual 388-kilometre ride itself

From left: The B.C. Exotic Bird Society’s Brittany Schlenker

B.C. Exotic Bird Society members are in fine feather

Humour and passion fuel tireless drive to rescue birds and educate public about properly caring for them

From left: The B.C. Exotic Bird Society’s Brittany Schlenker
Paul Foodikoff (right)

Meat-draw money matters: Club and pub help feed hungry Surrey students

Thank-yous all around as North Surrey Lions generate dollars at Donegal’s

Paul Foodikoff (right)