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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

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)
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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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Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) stops Chicago Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat (12) during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Fleury stops 40 shots, outduels Demko as Blackhawks blank Canucks 1-0

Chicago goalie improves recent record against Vancouver to 13-0-2

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) stops Chicago Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat (12) during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings won twice on the weekend. File photo

Comox Valley Glacier Kings go two-for-two

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings followed a 2-1 shootout win Thursday in…

  • Nov 21, 2021
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings won twice on the weekend. File photo
The Little Kickers soccer program started Sunday, Nov. 21 at Woodcote Park in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photos

Couple starts pre-school soccer program in Courtenay

A Comox Valley couple has started a pre-school soccer program for youngsters…

The Little Kickers soccer program started Sunday, Nov. 21 at Woodcote Park in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photos
Black Press reporter and NFL expert Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)

NFL report: Erin Haluschak breaks down what’s wrong with the Seattle Seahawks

Podcast: Discussion includes Russell Wilson’s future, predicted Super Bowl winner

Black Press reporter and NFL expert Erin Haluschak. (Peter McCully photo)
B.C. Lions’ Lucky Whitehead (7), quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) and Bryan Burnham, back left, celebrate before Whitehead’s touchdown was called back when he was ruled down at the one yard line during the first half of a CFL football game against the Edmonton Elks in Vancouver, on Friday, November 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions’ Lucky Whitehead (7), quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) and Bryan Burnham, back left, celebrate before Whitehead’s touchdown was called back when he was ruled down at the one yard line during the first half of a CFL football game against the Edmonton Elks in Vancouver, on Friday, November 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Kyle Burroughs (middle) celebrates with teammates Tyler Myers (left) and Elias Pettersson after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Vancouver Canucks’ Kyle Burroughs (middle) celebrates with teammates Tyler Myers (left) and Elias Pettersson after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Canada’s Ghislaine Landry runs the ball during rugby sevens action against Spain at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Canadian rugby sevens captain Ghislaine Landry calls an end to stellar career

Canada rugby sevens captain Ghislaine Landry, the all-time leading scorer among women…

Canada’s Ghislaine Landry runs the ball during rugby sevens action against Spain at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The Comox Valley United Soccer Club has about 1,200 registered players. File photo

Comox Valley United Soccer Club appeals for new playing surface

The Comox Valley United Soccer Club is appealing to the Comox Valley…

The Comox Valley United Soccer Club has about 1,200 registered players. File photo
Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

32 years later, Island racer clocks first Western Speedway win — at track’s finish

Mike Dash says he’ll be sad when the Western Speedway closes, where he’s been racing since 1989

Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
A banner honouring Nick Collins hangs in Kerry Park Arena. The Islanders’ annual Nick Collins Game was played at the arena on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Island hockey trio escape serious injury in car crash following memorial game

Kerry Park Islanders players escape serious injury in accident following Nick Collins Game

A banner honouring Nick Collins hangs in Kerry Park Arena. The Islanders’ annual Nick Collins Game was played at the arena on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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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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Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Football season is not yet over for two of the three competitive Comox Valley Raiders Youth Football teams. Photo by Rachel Lambert

Two Comox Valley football teams qualify for B.C. championships

Football season is not yet over for two of the three competitive…

  • Nov 16, 2021
Football season is not yet over for two of the three competitive Comox Valley Raiders Youth Football teams. Photo by Rachel Lambert
Vanier Secondary hosts the senior boys 3A Island volleyball championships on Friday and Saturday. File photo

Courtenay school hosts boys 3A Island volleyball championships

Vanier Secondary hosts the senior boys 3A Island volleyball championships on Friday…

  • Nov 15, 2021
Vanier Secondary hosts the senior boys 3A Island volleyball championships on Friday and Saturday. File photo
BC Rugby’s Rugby Education Manager and international referee Chris Assmus, in toque at right, made the trip to Cumberland Sunday to deliver a Level 1 Referee Development Session with 11 Rapids Rugby athletes. Supplied photo

Comox Valley rugby league hosts referee clinic

Rapids Rugby players took advantage of a bye weekend to attend a…

BC Rugby’s Rugby Education Manager and international referee Chris Assmus, in toque at right, made the trip to Cumberland Sunday to deliver a Level 1 Referee Development Session with 11 Rapids Rugby athletes. Supplied photo
Courtenay rugby player Foster DeWitt earned his first cap for Canada in a Saturday win over Belgium in Brussels. Supplied photo. File photo

Courtenay rugby player earns first cap for Canada

Courtenay rugby player Foster DeWitt earned his first cap for Canada, Saturday,…

  • Nov 15, 2021
Courtenay rugby player Foster DeWitt earned his first cap for Canada in a Saturday win over Belgium in Brussels. Supplied photo. File photo
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, right, deflects the puck hit by Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, right, deflects the puck hit by Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)