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BC Place is back as the host of the B.C. high school football provincial after they originally stated they were unable to this year. (File photo)

BC Place back as host of B.C. high school football semifinals and finals

AAA Varsity, AA Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Grade 8 division teams return on Nov. 27 and Dec. 4

BC Place is back as the host of the B.C. high school football provincial after they originally stated they were unable to this year. (File photo)
Vancouver Giants dropped a hard-fought 1-0 game Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Prince George, despite a strong effort from netminder Will Gurski. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants drop 1-0 decision in Prince George

Langley-based team second in standings

Vancouver Giants dropped a hard-fought 1-0 game Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Prince George, despite a strong effort from netminder Will Gurski. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Anaheim Ducks’ Simon Benoit (86) and Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Anaheim Ducks’ Simon Benoit (86) and Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price blocks a shot during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Habs goalie Carey Price says ‘substance use’ led him to NHL’s assistance program

‘Over the last few years I have let myself get to a very dark place and I didn’t have the tools to cope’

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price blocks a shot during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vancouver Whitecaps acting head coach Vanni Sartini shouts on the sideline during the second half of an MLS soccer game against FC Dallas in Vancouver on Saturday, September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘I think we did a miracle’: Unique interim coach leads Whitecaps to playoffs

Vanni Sartini takes Caps from near the bottom of MLS to their first playoff spot in four years

Vancouver Whitecaps acting head coach Vanni Sartini shouts on the sideline during the second half of an MLS soccer game against FC Dallas in Vancouver on Saturday, September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Quarterback McCord Leeson gets sacked by a G.W. Graham Grizzlie Nov.5. The Panthers lost to the Chilliwack team 18-12. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Tweedsmuir drops final regular season game at home

Panthers in wildcard playoff game Nov. 12

Quarterback McCord Leeson gets sacked by a G.W. Graham Grizzlie Nov.5. The Panthers lost to the Chilliwack team 18-12. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Abbotsford Canucks forward Vincent Arseneau celebrates the team’s lone goal on Saturday (Nov. 6) vs. the Stockton Heat. (Abbotsford Canucks Twitter photo)

Winless weekend for Abbotsford Canucks in Stockton

Canucks swept by the Stockton Heat, set to host Diwali Night on Friday vs. San Jose

Abbotsford Canucks forward Vincent Arseneau celebrates the team’s lone goal on Saturday (Nov. 6) vs. the Stockton Heat. (Abbotsford Canucks Twitter photo)
Surrey Eagles goalie Max Prazma made 32 saves in two separate games last week, helping his team to a pair of wins. (Garrett James photo)

Goaltending performance leads Surrey Eagles to pair of wins

Max Prazma stops 32 shots in two separate games last week

Surrey Eagles goalie Max Prazma made 32 saves in two separate games last week, helping his team to a pair of wins. (Garrett James photo)
Members of Elgin Park Secondary’s senior boys cross-country team celebrate after winning the overall team title at BC High School Cross-Country Championships at Vancouver’s Jericho Park Nov. 6. (Contributed photo)

Record-breaking runs for Elgin Park Orcas at B.C. Cross-Country Championships

South Surrey senior boys team finishes first overall, breaking team record originally set in 1970

Members of Elgin Park Secondary’s senior boys cross-country team celebrate after winning the overall team title at BC High School Cross-Country Championships at Vancouver’s Jericho Park Nov. 6. (Contributed photo)
TEASER PHOTO ONLY. Surrey-raised hockey player Colin Fraser, shown here with the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2010 after winning the trophy as a member of Chicago Blackhawks, would be a strong candidate for induction in a Sports Hall of Fame in Surrey. (File photo)

Virtual Surrey Sports Hall of Fame viewed as ‘highly accessible’ and ‘contemporary’

Such a hall ‘provides all the benefits of a real-world museum without the limitations,’ according to city report

TEASER PHOTO ONLY. Surrey-raised hockey player Colin Fraser, shown here with the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2010 after winning the trophy as a member of Chicago Blackhawks, would be a strong candidate for induction in a Sports Hall of Fame in Surrey. (File photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, left, of Sweden, and Brock Boeser celebrate Pettersson’s goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canucks score 3 times on power play to cruise past visiting Dallas Stars 6-3

Pettersson, Horvat, Hughes all have three points for Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, left, of Sweden, and Brock Boeser celebrate Pettersson’s goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Ryan Gauld, right, and Russell Teibert celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Ryan Gauld, right, and Russell Teibert celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Outplayed, but not defeated: Vancouver Giants down Portland Winterhawks

Netminder Jesper Vikman‘won us that hockey game” says Giants coach

Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
Vancouver’s Levi Jackson lands a big punch on Surrey’s Ely Avelar Martinez in a boxing match at Mamba Fight Night 9 inside Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Mamba Fight Night returns to Abbotsford Centre

Ninth edition of the fight event features MMA, boxing and kickboxing bouts

Vancouver’s Levi Jackson lands a big punch on Surrey’s Ely Avelar Martinez in a boxing match at Mamba Fight Night 9 inside Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
FILE - Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumnus Angelo Mosca is driven out onto the field in Hamilton, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Mosca, the five-time Grey Cup champion defensive lineman best remembered for a controversial hit and a subsequent fight with Joe Kapp 40 years later, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. He was 84. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Angelo Mosca, colorful former CFL lineman, dies at 84

“Angelo Mosca was a superstar,” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in a statement

FILE - Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumnus Angelo Mosca is driven out onto the field in Hamilton, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Mosca, the five-time Grey Cup champion defensive lineman best remembered for a controversial hit and a subsequent fight with Joe Kapp 40 years later, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. He was 84. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Will Gurski stopped 25 of the 26 shots fired his way to earn his first win in a Giants uniform as the Langley-based team downed Prince George 3-1 n Friday, Nov. 5 at the LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Cougars

Third straight home ice win for Langley-based team

Will Gurski stopped 25 of the 26 shots fired his way to earn his first win in a Giants uniform as the Langley-based team downed Prince George 3-1 n Friday, Nov. 5 at the LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Canucks and the Stockton Heat faced off for the very first time on Friday (Nov. 5). (Stockton Heat Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Canucks edged 3-2 by Stockton Heat

Late rally not enough as Abbotsford falls up short in first-ever battle against former home team

The Abbotsford Canucks and the Stockton Heat faced off for the very first time on Friday (Nov. 5). (Stockton Heat Twitter photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, left, swats the puck away from Nashville Predators’ Colton Sissons during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, left, swats the puck away from Nashville Predators’ Colton Sissons during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly is sacked by Hamilton Tiger Cats defensive end Julian Howsare (95) during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly is sacked by Hamilton Tiger Cats defensive end Julian Howsare (95) during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)

PODCAST: James Cybulski visits the Abbotsford Farm Podcast

Episode four features the award winning broadcaster & recently named voice of the Abbotsford Canucks

James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)