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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL adds 24 skaters, 8 goaltenders to online all-star ballot

Voting is open until Tuesday to determine which six skaters and four goalies make the game

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL coaches determine initial 18 skaters for three-on-three all-star tournament

Remaining all-stars will be determined through online fan voting

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Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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Liahni Ellis-Donald of the Fuller Lake Skating Club in Star 2. (Photo by Peyton Kong)

Skaters get to showcase their talents after all

Replacement event for Island Interclub put together for local clubs

Liahni Ellis-Donald of the Fuller Lake Skating Club in Star 2. (Photo by Peyton Kong)
Senior skater Sophie Dawe always puts her best foot forward in competition and will be doing that again in the Island Interclub. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Fuller Lake skaters ready to shine as host club for Island Interclub

First major competition since COVID with spectators generating excitement

Senior skater Sophie Dawe always puts her best foot forward in competition and will be doing that again in the Island Interclub. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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Nevaeh Macdougall, Sienna Waller and Bianca Elias surround the ball to try to get it back over the net for Chemainus against Stz’uminus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus 10th in Island senior girls volleyball

Waller named an all-star for her tournament efforts

Nevaeh Macdougall, Sienna Waller and Bianca Elias surround the ball to try to get it back over the net for Chemainus against Stz’uminus. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Emily Zurrer and Dano Thorne are being inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame of B.C. (Left: Citizen file, right: submitted by Dano Thorne)

Cowichan’s Thorne and Zurrer inducted into Soccer Hall of Fame of B.C.

NIFA founder and coach, Olympic medallist recognized on provincial stage

Emily Zurrer and Dano Thorne are being inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame of B.C. (Left: Citizen file, right: submitted by Dano Thorne)
The Cougars’ Maggie Fraser plays the ball at the net in volleyball action at Brentwood College. (Photo submitted)

Cougars set for Island volleyball tournament at Duncan Christian School

Chemainus senior girls in a pool with Stz’uminus, Port Hardy and North Island Friday

The Cougars’ Maggie Fraser plays the ball at the net in volleyball action at Brentwood College. (Photo submitted)
Hannah Southern goes up to play the ball against the Lakers in Lake Cowichan. (Photo by Sydney Lyderik)

Cougars struggle with serve receiving

Senior girls volleyball team holds its own before running into the tough Lakers

Hannah Southern goes up to play the ball against the Lakers in Lake Cowichan. (Photo by Sydney Lyderik)
Janis German with her memento from the Grand Circle Trailfest in 2019 in Utah. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Energetic Crofton woman lives life to the fullest

The Energizer Bunny would have a hard time keeping up with Janis…

Janis German with her memento from the Grand Circle Trailfest in 2019 in Utah. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Chemainus Cougars recorded a victory in their second senior girls volleyball match. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Senior girls victorious over St. John’s in volleyball

Waller leads the way, with junior players called up for reinforcement

Chemainus Cougars recorded a victory in their second senior girls volleyball match. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Chemainus Cougars volleyball has started again. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Learning experience for Cougars senior girls volleyball team

Two returnees injured last season the keys to rebuilding

Chemainus Cougars volleyball has started again. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Longtime Chemainus & District Baseball Association president Larry Hopwo. (FIle photo by Don Bodger)

Baseball association plans a second annual general meeting Oct. 19

Small turnout results in another attempt at forming an executive

Longtime Chemainus & District Baseball Association president Larry Hopwo. (FIle photo by Don Bodger)
More players meant higher proceeds for the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs charity golf tournament. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Players put Rotary golf tournament on course for fundraising success

Big turnout at Mount Brenton for charity event during spectacular weather

More players meant higher proceeds for the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs charity golf tournament. (Photo by Art Carlyle)