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Savic Vellios (left, in red), with Surrey United’s U17 boys team, battles with a Fusion FC opponent during a 2-0 win for United at Cloverdale Athletic Park on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

United front: 2 Surrey teams at home for Canadian soccer championships in Newton this week

U17 boys, girls tournaments involve Surrey United squads; Surrey-based men’s team plays in Ontario

Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre hosted a triathlon event for residents to get a feel for the multi-sport event on Sunday, Oct. 2. (Sobia Moman photo)

South Surrey residents take to pool, bikes and running routes in event to ‘TRI’ a triathlon

The one-day event introduced the participants to how a triathlon is done

Surrey-raised Jeremy Kennedy has been fighting under the Bellator MMA promotion over the past couple of years. (Submitted photo)

MMA: Surrey’s Jeremy Kennedy wins over higher-ranked Pico in Bellator 286

TKO after the opening round, when Pico’s left shoulder popped out of the socket

Surrey-raised Jeremy Kennedy has been fighting under the Bellator MMA promotion over the past couple of years. (Submitted photo)
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Triathlon ‘TRI IT’ event set for Grandview Aquatic Centre

One-day session aims to introduce participants to the multi-event sport

Grandview Aquatic Centre (Aaron Hinks photo)
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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

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Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver made 27 saves, and stopped two shootout attempts, in a 5-4 win over the Wenatchee Wild Friday in South Surrey. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles edge Wenatchee in BCHL season-opener

Home team wins 5-4 in shootout Friday night at South Surrey Arena

Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver made 27 saves, and stopped two shootout attempts, in a 5-4 win over the Wenatchee Wild Friday in South Surrey. (Garrett James photo)
The Eclipse blind hockey team gave a demonstration at PlayOn! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
The Eclipse blind hockey team gave a demonstration at PlayOn! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Coun. Allison Patton takes a shot at the net during the celebrity hockey game at Play On! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

PHOTOS/ VIDEO: Play On! Canada’s street hockey festival takes over the streets of Cloverdale’s Town Centre

100 teams participated in the street hockey festival this weekend (Sept. 24- 25)

Coun. Allison Patton takes a shot at the net during the celebrity hockey game at Play On! in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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Surrey’s Khaira feels ‘great’ after surgery ended his first Blackhawks season, marred by huge hit

The home game on Dec. 7 wasn’t a fun one for the 6-foot-4 forward, who grew up in Port Kells

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Canadian Olympian Kierra Smith speaks to Pacific Sea Wolves swimmers at a training session at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey swim club gets visit from two-time Canadian Olympian

Swimmer Kierra Smith held session with Pacific Sea Wolves at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre

Canadian Olympian Kierra Smith speaks to Pacific Sea Wolves swimmers at a training session at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre. (Contributed photo)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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50 years of sweeping stones at Delta Thistle, a curling club now aiming to draw more players

Over the years the North Delta facility has welcomed royalty — the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II

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Last weekend’s Head of the Nicomekl regatta featured nearly 270 people competing in a variety of categories. (Contributed photo)

Whistler’s Harriman wins Head of the Nicomekl rowing title

Annual Nicomekl regatta featured a record number of participants

Last weekend’s Head of the Nicomekl regatta featured nearly 270 people competing in a variety of categories. (Contributed photo)
Zachary Sherwin (left) and goaltender Ty Angus show off their milestone pucks – Sherwin for a hat trick, Angus for his first-ever win. (White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers earn win in PJHL home-opener

Junior ‘B’ squads rebounds after getting shut out against Surrey Knights two days earlier

Zachary Sherwin (left) and goaltender Ty Angus show off their milestone pucks – Sherwin for a hat trick, Angus for his first-ever win. (White Rock Whalers photo)
Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver makes a save against Nanaimo during the BCHL playoffs last spring. Pulver returns to the team this season and will be expected to carry the load in net. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles ‘cautiously optimistic’ as start of new BCHL season looms

Team will return a handful of key veterans, including leading scorer and captain

Surrey Eagles goalie Eli Pulver makes a save against Nanaimo during the BCHL playoffs last spring. Pulver returns to the team this season and will be expected to carry the load in net. (Garrett James photo)
The Semiamoo Ravens’ third jerseys – with a logo designed by Semiahmoo First Nation artist Roxanne Charles – were unveiled last May by the minor hockey association. The logo will be incorporated into the jerseys of the Surrey Eagles, Chilliwack Chiefs and White Rock Whalers during games on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 (Contributed graphic)

Hockey teams partner with Semiahmoo First Nation to support residential school survivors

Semiahmoo Ravens, Surrey Eagles and White Rock Whalers to play Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

The Semiamoo Ravens’ third jerseys – with a logo designed by Semiahmoo First Nation artist Roxanne Charles – were unveiled last May by the minor hockey association. The logo will be incorporated into the jerseys of the Surrey Eagles, Chilliwack Chiefs and White Rock Whalers during games on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 (Contributed graphic)
The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park. (City of Surrey photo)

Crescent Park pickleball courts now open in South Surrey

City of Surrey held ribbon-cutting event Thursday morning

The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park. (City of Surrey photo)
Peggy Hoff fires the ball over the net during last weekend’s White Rock Pickleball Club-hosted tournament at Centennial Park. (Contributed photo)
Peggy Hoff fires the ball over the net during last weekend’s White Rock Pickleball Club-hosted tournament at Centennial Park. (Contributed photo)
Rowers compete at the 2016 Head of the Nicomekl Regatta. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday. (File photo)

Rowers to battle for Head of the Nicomekl crown this weekend

Popular rowing event scheduled for Saturday in South Surrey

Rowers compete at the 2016 Head of the Nicomekl Regatta. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday. (File photo)
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