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The Canadian Lawn Bowling Championships will conclude on Aug. 25 with the medal ceremonies for the singles players. (Black Press Media files)

Maple Ridge man will oversee the 2022 Canadian Lawn Bowling Championships

George Cubiss, a member of the local lawn bowling club, will be this year’s national chief umpire

Knights receiver Coleton Chartier blew past coverage and caught this pass for a long catch-and-run touchdown. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Ridge Meadows Knights host annual Round Table tourney

Community football organization hosts 36-team event over the weekend

Rick Higgs and Micke Pettersson car for Alcan 5000 event. (Micke Pettersson Facebook/Special to the News)

Maple Ridge man embarks on a 5,040-mile journey in his second driving rally

Rick Higgs will travel across Washington, BC, Northwest Territories, and Alberta in 10-day race

Kenyon Nyman played with the Ridge Meadows Jr. B Flames before moving to the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. (SIJHL/The News)

Maple Ridge junior hockey player traded in cash deal

Kenyon Nyman will start new season with Timmins Rock in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League

Kenyon Nyman played with the Ridge Meadows Jr. B Flames before moving to the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. (SIJHL/The News)
Flames assistant coach Mike Legg (left) and head coach Brent Hughes (right), seen here with last year’s scoring leader Nic Amsler, are returning to lead the Junior B squad, along with assistant Brett Sonne. (Xander Holcomb/Special to The News)

Junior B hockey back on the ice in Maple Ridge

Flames will be bringing back ‘unbelievable’ coaching staff, says GM

Flames assistant coach Mike Legg (left) and head coach Brent Hughes (right), seen here with last year’s scoring leader Nic Amsler, are returning to lead the Junior B squad, along with assistant Brett Sonne. (Xander Holcomb/Special to The News)
Silas Gagnon (14) of the Ridge Meadows Burrards will be the captain for the Team BC 12U team at the upcoming lacrosse nationals. (Dennis Windsor/Special to The news)

Maple Ridge Burrards playing for Team BC

Minor Lacrosse national tournament next week in Langley

Silas Gagnon (14) of the Ridge Meadows Burrards will be the captain for the Team BC 12U team at the upcoming lacrosse nationals. (Dennis Windsor/Special to The news)
Gabe Procyk of the Burrards, seen here against the Victoria Shamrocks, was given the WLA Unsung Hero award. (Paul Evans Photography/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Burrard given WLA’s Unsung Hero award

Rookie Gabe Procyk has a bright future in lacrosse says coach

Gabe Procyk of the Burrards, seen here against the Victoria Shamrocks, was given the WLA Unsung Hero award. (Paul Evans Photography/Special to The News)
Jaden August of Pitt Meadows is playing incredible golf. (Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows golfer wins junior tour event

Jaden August takes tournament at Northview

Jaden August of Pitt Meadows is playing incredible golf. (Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/Special to The News)
Ian Wood revealed his plans for a Greg Moore statue at Mission Raceway on Saturday with this mock up. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge race car legend being immortalized with statue

Ian Wood is trying to honour Greg Moore’s memory with a new piece of art

Ian Wood revealed his plans for a Greg Moore statue at Mission Raceway on Saturday with this mock up. (Special to The News)
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Peter Strachan will be driving #52, his 1972 Datsun 51, in next weekend’s race at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin/Special to The News)

Vintage racers host Greg Moore dedication ceremony Saturday

At least one Maple Ridge racer, and Moore’s father Ric will be on hand for race action in Mission

  • Aug 1, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Peter Strachan will be driving #52, his 1972 Datsun 51, in next weekend’s race at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin/Special to The News)
This year’s Ridge Meadows Royals U15A team that will be competing in the provincials includes: Cooper Tuck, Karson Armstrong, Karsten Doran, Colby Nicol, Nathan Haynes, Jackson Holland, Cameron Juhasz, Michael Konowalchuk, Nathan Kuipers, Rowan Jacques-Familia, Ryder Teasdale and Will Rerup. Coaches are: Jordan Armstrong - head coach, Brendan Doran - assistant coach, Mike Haynes - assistant coach, Darren Nicol - assistant coach, and Ron Tuck - manger. (Special to The News)
This year’s Ridge Meadows Royals U15A team that will be competing in the provincials includes: Cooper Tuck, Karson Armstrong, Karsten Doran, Colby Nicol, Nathan Haynes, Jackson Holland, Cameron Juhasz, Michael Konowalchuk, Nathan Kuipers, Rowan Jacques-Familia, Ryder Teasdale and Will Rerup. Coaches are: Jordan Armstrong - head coach, Brendan Doran - assistant coach, Mike Haynes - assistant coach, Darren Nicol - assistant coach, and Ron Tuck - manger. (Special to The News)
Speedo is now a sponsor of the Ridge Meadows Swim Club. (Sarah Rudolf/Special to The News)

Speedo a sponsor of swim club servicing Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

First Speedo sponsorship in Canada for swim club of its size

Speedo is now a sponsor of the Ridge Meadows Swim Club. (Sarah Rudolf/Special to The News)
The Burrards Bantam B team with their silver medals. (Special to The News)

Burrards girls teams win two gold and three silver at provincials

Ridge Meadows had teams in all five gold medal games at B.C. championships

The Burrards Bantam B team with their silver medals. (Special to The News)
The Burrards seen in earlier action against the Langley Thunder. (Langley Events Centre/Special to The News)

Burrards face tough stretch of games starting tonight

Maple Ridge WLA squad drops Sunday game to Thunder

The Burrards seen in earlier action against the Langley Thunder. (Langley Events Centre/Special to The News)
A Royals bantam player makes a leaping catch at the fence to rob a home run. (Ariane Jaschke/Special to The News)

Ridge Meadows Royals on to bantam provincials

Minor baseball association enjoying success on the diamond

A Royals bantam player makes a leaping catch at the fence to rob a home run. (Ariane Jaschke/Special to The News)
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
The diking system that runs throughout Pitt Meadows and sections of Maple Ridge are very popular destinations for local cyclists. (Brandon Tucker/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge named in top 23 per cent of bike-friendly cities

Community noted for safe and accessible off-road trails, but cyclist agree city routes need work

  • Jul 14, 2022
The diking system that runs throughout Pitt Meadows and sections of Maple Ridge are very popular destinations for local cyclists. (Brandon Tucker/Special to The News)
The Maple Ridge Burrards will look to get back in the win column on Sunday against the Langley Thunder. (Paul Evans/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Burrards host Thunder on Sunday

Langley Squad brings back former Burrard stars, leading scorer Dickson

The Maple Ridge Burrards will look to get back in the win column on Sunday against the Langley Thunder. (Paul Evans/Special to The News)
Canada’s Larissa Franklin, seen here in earlier action for Team Canada, is competing at the 2022 World Games in Alabama. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)

Maple Ridge’s Franklin at World Games with Team Canada

Canadian softball team will play for fifth place on Wednesday

Canada’s Larissa Franklin, seen here in earlier action for Team Canada, is competing at the 2022 World Games in Alabama. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press photo)