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On Monday, March 1, 2021, Maple Ridge is hosting an information session on Choose to Move, a fitness program for people 65 and older. (Maple Ridge image)

Maple Ridge seniors invited to information session on free fitness program

Learn about the program for those 65 and older on Monday, March 1

  • Feb 28, 2021
The WLA has released a summer schedule.

Maple Ridge Burrards announce lacrosse schedule

League has 12-game schedule to start in June, pending health orders lifting

MRSS senior wrestlers – Gabriella Di Girolomo, Ivy Threatful, Solei Brooks, Lexi Lewis, Adrian Truong and Ryan Beranek – were in great shape this year, Ramblers coach Bill McCrae said. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Secondary wrestling team laments loss of season that might have been

Ramblers were in position for a provincial three-peat, longtime coach says

Ryley Lanthier, a former Ridge Meadows Flames forward, will be playing university hockey in Ontario. (Ontario Tech/Special to The News)

Former Flame playing university hockey in Oshawa

Lanthier used Maple Ridge Junior Bs as launching pad

Ryley Lanthier, a former Ridge Meadows Flames forward, will be playing university hockey in Ontario. (Ontario Tech/Special to The News)
Ridge Meadows Soccer Club’s technical team, operations manager and sporting director pose with a $500 cheque for Pink Shirt Day. (Ronan O’Doherty -The News)

Ridge Meadows soccer club looks to spread kindness

Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows sporting org printing pink shirts for anti-bullying day

Ridge Meadows Soccer Club’s technical team, operations manager and sporting director pose with a $500 cheque for Pink Shirt Day. (Ronan O’Doherty -The News)
Dylan McIntosh of Pitt Meadows is captain with his university team this season, and was picked by the Maple Ridge Burrards in the WLA draft on Thursday. (Hofstra University)

Burrards pick Ridge Meadows talent in WLA entry draft

High scoring Dylan McIntosh, and goalie Nate Faccin were key selections

Dylan McIntosh of Pitt Meadows is captain with his university team this season, and was picked by the Maple Ridge Burrards in the WLA draft on Thursday. (Hofstra University)
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Westview Basketball Academy athletes make sure to stretch before practising. (Special to The News)

Westview Basketball Academy plays on during COVID

Despite not being able to play games, Maple Ridge HS players are keeping skills sharp

Westview Basketball Academy athletes make sure to stretch before practising. (Special to The News)
The BC Games were scheduled to be hosted by Maple Ridge in 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Applications open for BC Games Legacy funding

Maple Ridge sports groups are being encouraged to apply

The BC Games were scheduled to be hosted by Maple Ridge in 2020. (Black Press file photo)
BCHL

BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

BCHL
Jade Lenton with her father and track coach Andrew (left) and Jason Hampton, Ramblers senior girls basketball coach. (Special to The News)

Rambler to join the Varsity Blues

Maple Ridge secondary’s Jade Lenton signs with University of Toronto

Jade Lenton with her father and track coach Andrew (left) and Jason Hampton, Ramblers senior girls basketball coach. (Special to The News)
Larry Walker Jr. was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge’s Larry Walker to be inducted in Cooperstown this summer

2020 Baseball Hall of Fame players will be in the spotlight, with no players elected in 2021 voting

Larry Walker Jr. was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020. (Special to The News)
The Meadow Ridge Female Hockey Association has received a government grant to help weather the pandemic financially.

Ridge Meadows sports organizations given pandemic relief

Three associations approved for government grants

The Meadow Ridge Female Hockey Association has received a government grant to help weather the pandemic financially.
Cody Malawsky at the box lacrosse provincials in 2019. As the highly skilled player adds size he will dominate junior, predicts longtime coach Daren Fridge. (Tim McCormick/Special to The News)
Cody Malawsky at the box lacrosse provincials in 2019. As the highly skilled player adds size he will dominate junior, predicts longtime coach Daren Fridge. (Tim McCormick/Special to The News)
Lance Andre is the GM of the Maple Ridge Burrards WLA team. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Burrards plan to ‘go local’ in upcoming draft

WLA announces draft will be held online Feb. 11

Lance Andre is the GM of the Maple Ridge Burrards WLA team. (The News files)
Gordy Robson. (Contributed)
Gordy Robson. (Contributed)
The BCJALL draft was held on Thursday evening.

Maple Ridge’s Malawsky picked first overall in BCJALL draft

Burrards midgets again dominate the Junior A midget draft

The BCJALL draft was held on Thursday evening.
Anna Huber is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge athlete wins first Katrina LeBlanc Game Changer award

Thomas Haney’s Anna Huber creates equitable opportunities at Taekwondo gym

Anna Huber is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. (Special to The News)
Ben Fontaine has signed with the Surrey Eagles of the BCHL.

Ridge Meadows Rustler signs with Surrey Eagles

Ben Fontaine will play in the BCHL next season

Ben Fontaine has signed with the Surrey Eagles of the BCHL.
The Ridge Meadows Flames are practising three times a week, but not playing. (Facebook)
The Ridge Meadows Flames are practising three times a week, but not playing. (Facebook)
BCHL

BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place

The junior A league has been forced to abandon a plan to start in mid-January

BCHL