Rick Kupchuk

Tyler Ho, celebrating a goal with the Valley West Hawks this season, is now iwth the Vancouver Giants of the WHL. Valley West head coach Rob Evers said moving players from the Midget AAA level to Junior hockey is the goal of his team. (Photo: Boaz Joseph)

Evers appointed head coach of Valley West Hawks

Former player Stefan Burzan becomes general manager

Tyler Ho, celebrating a goal with the Valley West Hawks this season, is now iwth the Vancouver Giants of the WHL. Valley West head coach Rob Evers said moving players from the Midget AAA level to Junior hockey is the goal of his team. (Photo: Boaz Joseph)
Photo: Rick Kupchuk                                Whalley Chiefs pitcher Alex DeLuca earned a complete-game victory over the North Delta Blue Jays Sunday afternoon in Whalley.

Whalley Chiefs top Coquitlam for sixth straight win

Premier League team chasing home field advantage for playoffs

Photo: Rick Kupchuk                                Whalley Chiefs pitcher Alex DeLuca earned a complete-game victory over the North Delta Blue Jays Sunday afternoon in Whalley.
The Fraser Valley Firehawks won a fourth consecutve gold medal at the B.C. High School Badminston Championships. Back row (left to right): David Dryden (coach), Daniel Kim, Ian Chen, David Kim, Daryl Yang, Ethan Liang, Ryan Liu, Sheldon Xu, Jasper Mai, Jenna Wong (Coach). Front row: Lily Niu, Samantha Hsu, Lucinda Liu, Tracy Chen, Sophini Purewal, Casey Xu, Sarah Chung. (Photo: submitted)

Record-setting championship run by Firehawks

Fraser Heights wins B.C. high school badminton title

The Fraser Valley Firehawks won a fourth consecutve gold medal at the B.C. High School Badminston Championships. Back row (left to right): David Dryden (coach), Daniel Kim, Ian Chen, David Kim, Daryl Yang, Ethan Liang, Ryan Liu, Sheldon Xu, Jasper Mai, Jenna Wong (Coach). Front row: Lily Niu, Samantha Hsu, Lucinda Liu, Tracy Chen, Sophini Purewal, Casey Xu, Sarah Chung. (Photo: submitted)
The B.C. Power Soccer Provincial Championship will take place at Cloverdale Recreation Centre this weekend. Four teams are expected to compete Saturday and Sunday. See story on page 31.

Sportability brings Power Soccer to Surrey

Provincial championship tournament at Cloverdale Rec Centre

The B.C. Power Soccer Provincial Championship will take place at Cloverdale Recreation Centre this weekend. Four teams are expected to compete Saturday and Sunday. See story on page 31.
Jared Allemann of the Whalley Chiefs was three-for-four with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs in an 11-9 win Sunday over the North Shore Twins. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)

Chiefs take three from first-place Twins

Whalley sweeps Sunday doubleheader on the North Shore

Jared Allemann of the Whalley Chiefs was three-for-four with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs in an 11-9 win Sunday over the North Shore Twins. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)
Maria Palmegiani, pictured while batting for the NCAA’s Fort Wayne Mastodons, is one of three players from Surrey selected to Canada’s national women’s junior team. (Photo: Aaron Suozzi/Fort Wayne Mastodons)

Trio chosen to play for Canada at World Championships

Three from Surrey will wear the maple leaf at Softball City

Maria Palmegiani, pictured while batting for the NCAA’s Fort Wayne Mastodons, is one of three players from Surrey selected to Canada’s national women’s junior team. (Photo: Aaron Suozzi/Fort Wayne Mastodons)
Despite a torn ACL in his Grade 12 year, Keegan Konn of the Holy Cross Crusaders will join the Simon Fraser University Clan. (Photo: submitted)

Injury can’t sideline Keegan Konn’s dream of playing basketball for SFU Clan

Holy Cross grad was forced to miss B.C. Senior 4A Boys High School Championship

Despite a torn ACL in his Grade 12 year, Keegan Konn of the Holy Cross Crusaders will join the Simon Fraser University Clan. (Photo: submitted)
Enver Creek (white) and Tamanawis went head-to-head in a Surrey high school kabaddi match May 25 at Enver Creek Secondary. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)

Kabaddi becomes a high school sport in Surrey

Four Surrey teams participate in inaugural season

Enver Creek (white) and Tamanawis went head-to-head in a Surrey high school kabaddi match May 25 at Enver Creek Secondary. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)
Surrey native Matt Bradley (7) takes a face-off for the Medicine Hat Tigers this past season. Bradley was traded by the Tigers to the Regina Pats, the host team for the 2018 Memorial Cup. (Photo: courtesy Regina Pats)
Surrey native Matt Bradley (7) takes a face-off for the Medicine Hat Tigers this past season. Bradley was traded by the Tigers to the Regina Pats, the host team for the 2018 Memorial Cup. (Photo: courtesy Regina Pats)
A pair of gold medals for Nijjar, Gabri

A pair of gold medals for Nijjar, Gabri

Surrey athletes excel at Fraser Valley championships

A pair of gold medals for Nijjar, Gabri
Justin Sourdif of the Delta Hockey Academy has signed with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. A third-round pick in the recent WHL draft, Sourdif will play one season with the Valley West Hawks of the BC Hockey Major Midget League before joining the Giants for the 2018-19 season. (Photo: Delta Hockey Academy)

Sourdif signs with Vancouver Giants

Surrey native will play for Valley West Hawks next season

Justin Sourdif of the Delta Hockey Academy has signed with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. A third-round pick in the recent WHL draft, Sourdif will play one season with the Valley West Hawks of the BC Hockey Major Midget League before joining the Giants for the 2018-19 season. (Photo: Delta Hockey Academy)
Cloverdale native Cam Bertsch of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coquitlam Express will play for Simon Fraser University of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League next season. (Photo: Garrett James/BCHL)

Cloverdale’s Bertsch to play for SFU

Former Coquitlam Express to join collegiate team

Cloverdale native Cam Bertsch of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coquitlam Express will play for Simon Fraser University of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League next season. (Photo: Garrett James/BCHL)
Delta Deas Rowing Club members (left to right) Jessica Lawrence, Rachel Mehling, Julia Moniz-Lecce, Caitlin Lawrence and Mckayla Cowie won the gold medal in the Junior A (under-19) Novice Girls coxed quadruple sculls event at the Shawinigan Lake Regatta. (Photo: Brent Krezan/contributor)

Three gold medals for Delta Deas rowers

Six medals won at Shawnigan Lake Regatta

Delta Deas Rowing Club members (left to right) Jessica Lawrence, Rachel Mehling, Julia Moniz-Lecce, Caitlin Lawrence and Mckayla Cowie won the gold medal in the Junior A (under-19) Novice Girls coxed quadruple sculls event at the Shawinigan Lake Regatta. (Photo: Brent Krezan/contributor)
Ohio State Department of Athletics                                Tre Leclaire is enjoying an outstanding freshman season at Ohio State University, earning the Big 10 Freshman of the Year award and an all-star selection at the conference tournament.

Delta Islanders’ box lacrosse star thrives on the field

Surrey’s Travis Leclaire scoring for Ohio State

Ohio State Department of Athletics                                Tre Leclaire is enjoying an outstanding freshman season at Ohio State University, earning the Big 10 Freshman of the Year award and an all-star selection at the conference tournament.
Surrey’s Claire Eccles will pitch for the Victoria Harbourcats of the West Coast League this summer. (Photo: Baseball Canada)

Surrey’s Eccles to pitch for Victoria Harbourcats

Elgin Park Secondary graduate will be the first woman to pitch in West Coast League

Surrey’s Claire Eccles will pitch for the Victoria Harbourcats of the West Coast League this summer. (Photo: Baseball Canada)
Justin Sourdif, a third-round pick of the Vancouver Giants in the recent WHL draft, is one of eight players from Surrey invited to BC Hockey’s Provincial Camp in Shawnigan Lake. (Photo: Delta Hockey Academy)

Eight from Surrey asked to attend BC Hockey camp

Players attend Provincial Camp, try-out for Team BC

Justin Sourdif, a third-round pick of the Vancouver Giants in the recent WHL draft, is one of eight players from Surrey invited to BC Hockey’s Provincial Camp in Shawnigan Lake. (Photo: Delta Hockey Academy)
Josh Marchese of the Whalley Chiefs was three-for-three with three RBIs in a 10-0 win over the Coquitlam Reds. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)

Whalley Chiefs reach the quarter pole

Premier Baseball League team a game over .500

Josh Marchese of the Whalley Chiefs was three-for-three with three RBIs in a 10-0 win over the Coquitlam Reds. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)
A police dog helps takes down a suspect (in reality an RCMP constable who works with the dog) during a demontration at the Surrey RCMP’s annual open house at its main detachment. (Photo: Gord Goble)

SLIDESHOW: Surrey RCMP welcome public to open house

Air 1, police dogs on display at main detachment

A police dog helps takes down a suspect (in reality an RCMP constable who works with the dog) during a demontration at the Surrey RCMP’s annual open house at its main detachment. (Photo: Gord Goble)
Yvamara Rodriguez of Surrey United chases a ball in front of the North Shore Renegades goal during the Provincial Cup final Saturday in Burnaby. Rodriguez scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 Surrey win. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)

Surrey United regains Provincial Cup

Women’s soccer squad wins B.C. Championship for 12th time in 14 seasons

Yvamara Rodriguez of Surrey United chases a ball in front of the North Shore Renegades goal during the Provincial Cup final Saturday in Burnaby. Rodriguez scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 Surrey win. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)
Gurlean Pandher of the Panorama Ridge Thunder handles the ball during a league game against the Delta Pacers. The Thunder have qualified for the B.C. Championships in Burnaby. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)

Panorama Ridge, Clayton Heights qualify for B.C. Championships

Two Surrey schools to play in a Fraser Valley semifinal

Gurlean Pandher of the Panorama Ridge Thunder handles the ball during a league game against the Delta Pacers. The Thunder have qualified for the B.C. Championships in Burnaby. (Photo: Rick Kupchuk)