Football

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches 2 touchdowns in Steelers’ playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

 

Earl Marriott Mariners football coach Michael Mackay-Dunn speaks with his team during an earlier high-school football season. This year’s season was cancelled due to COVID-19, but the team still practised multiple times a week, following safety guidelines. (EMS Football photo)

Earl Marriott players, coaches ‘energized’ by practice-only football season

‘If the kids had their way, we’d still be out there,’ says longtime coach

 

Members of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans have donated five tubs of toys for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Contributed photo)

Titans collect toys for Surrey Christmas Bureau

White Rock-South Surrey football association to deliver five tubs of donations this week

Members of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans have donated five tubs of toys for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Contributed photo)
B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
B.C. Lions general manager Ed Hervey, left, introduces Rick Campbell during a news conference at the team’s training facility in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Campbell and football-operations director Neil McEvoy will be taking over as co-GM’s from Hervey, who stepped down from the post in October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The final two weeks of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans’ football season has been cancelled, the association announced last week. (Contributed photo)

Titans ‘grateful’ despite early cancellation of minor football season

White Rock-South Surrey organization announce that final two weeks of the season won’t go ahead

The final two weeks of the White Rock-South Surrey Titans’ football season has been cancelled, the association announced last week. (Contributed photo)
Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)

VIDEO: A record-setting four touchdowns in one game by B.C. football star Chase Claypool

Former Abbotsford player and Langley resident becomes first Steelers rookie to hit mark

Chase Claypool scored four touchdowns for the Pittsburgh Steelers en route to a 38-29 win over the Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Heinz field (Karl Roser/Pittsburgh Steelers)
The White Rock Titans junior bantam team hosted the South Delta Rams at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

First week of minor football goes ‘very well’ for White Rock-South Surrey Titans

Youth teams hit Lower Mainland fields with new COVID-19 protocols in place

The White Rock Titans junior bantam team hosted the South Delta Rams at South Surrey Athletic Park on Sunday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The White Rock-South Surrey Titans football teams are set to take the field this week for the first games of the 2020-‘21 season. (File photo)

White Rock-South Surrey Titans set to open football season this week

Games set for South Surrey Athletic Park this weekend

The White Rock-South Surrey Titans football teams are set to take the field this week for the first games of the 2020-‘21 season. (File photo)
North Surrey Minor Football players practice at Bear Creek Park. (submitted photo: Jolene Lorteau)

COVID and smoke delays football season for North Surrey, other clubs

‘It’s going to look a lot different this season,’ says association president Jean McPherson

North Surrey Minor Football players practice at Bear Creek Park. (submitted photo: Jolene Lorteau)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)

B.C.’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass

Abbotsford grad establishes new record for longest scrimmage TD by a Canadian

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool scampers to the end zone en route to his first career NFL touchdown. (Pittsburgh Steelers Instagram)
Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver wears wrist tape bearing last name of friend and teammate

Chase Claypool shared a photo of the tribute he made to fallen former Abbotsford Panthers teammate Samwel Uko during his NFL debut on Monday night. (Twitter photo)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)

Lower Mainland football head coach faces drug charge

Howie Zaron charged with possession of cocaine, president saying team standing behind him

Rams head coach Howie Zaron, seen here in a team training video, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. He says he is innocent. (Facebook image)
The White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association has opened registration for the coming season. (File photo)

White Rock-South Surrey Titans announce registrations open for football season

Practices to begin this month, games on Labour Day weekend – under new COVID-19 protocols

The White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association has opened registration for the coming season. (File photo)
Organizations involved in contact sports – like the White Rock-South Surrey Titans Football Association, among others – have a number of hurdles to clear in efforts to return to the field this year. (Contributed photo)
Organizations involved in contact sports – like the White Rock-South Surrey Titans Football Association, among others – have a number of hurdles to clear in efforts to return to the field this year. (Contributed photo)
Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Family of dead B.C. football star urge changes to mental health policies in hospitals

Uko family disappointed in actions of Regina hospital, hosting public funeral service this weekend

Samwel Uko (right) and his father prior to the news that he had signed with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)

Officials looking for answers after Abbotsford football star found dead in Sask. lake

Saskatchewan Health Authority looking into circumstances surrounding Samwel Uko’s hospital visit

Abbotsford’s Samwel Uko died in a Saskatchewan lake on May 21, and the circumstances surrounding his death are now being investigated by the Saskatchewan Health Authority. (Facebook photo)
Seaquam Seahawks defensive back Corbin Grant has signed on to play next year with the 219 Vanier Cup champion University of Calgary Dinos. (Submitted photo)

North Delta’s Corbin Grant signs with University of Calgary Dinos

18-year-old Seaquam Secondary defensive back named B.C. High School Football All-Star in 2019

Seaquam Seahawks defensive back Corbin Grant has signed on to play next year with the 219 Vanier Cup champion University of Calgary Dinos. (Submitted photo)