Local Sports

Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Nelson’s Bigby Place holds 10-hour marathon fundraiser

Participants spent the day on a stationary bike to pay for a trip to Operation Trackshoes

Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nicholas Amsler had the Flames first goal of the season. (The News files)

Junior hockey returns to Maple Ridge’s Cam Neely Arena

Flames drop their first two games of the new season

Nicholas Amsler had the Flames first goal of the season. (The News files)
Cassidy MacPherson has secured a spot on the Junior National team. (Special to The News)

Five paddlers make Maple Ridge proud in Ottawa

Represent Ridge Canoe and Kayak Club at Sprint Nationals 2021

Cassidy MacPherson has secured a spot on the Junior National team. (Special to The News)
Noah Trulsen was killed after a fall while playing recreational men’s hockey in Langley in 2018. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)

Noah Trulsen charity game seeking participants

Silent auction and the memorial scholarship fundraiser will be held on Nov. 13

Noah Trulsen was killed after a fall while playing recreational men’s hockey in Langley in 2018. (Lorraine Trulsen/Special to The News)
A combination of training camp injuries and NHL tryouts forced the Vancouver Giants to cancel a Sept. 15 preseason game against Kelowna due to a lack of players. (file)

Shortage of players forces Vancouver Giants to cancel preseason game

Combination of injuries and NHL tryouts cited by Langley-based WHL team

A combination of training camp injuries and NHL tryouts forced the Vancouver Giants to cancel a Sept. 15 preseason game against Kelowna due to a lack of players. (file)
Larry Walker takes a photo at the podium during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Wednesday. (National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Facebook)
Larry Walker takes a photo at the podium during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Wednesday. (National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Facebook)
BCHL

Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

BCHL
Curlers get back on the ice last weekend. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge club invites new curlers to try their sport

Open house at Golden Ears Winter Club on Saturday

Curlers get back on the ice last weekend. (Special to The News)
David Linde’s GoFundMe page has already raised over $1,000. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
David Linde’s GoFundMe page has already raised over $1,000. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
The club is now preparing to head into their Fall and Winter sessions. (Deborah Hestermann/Special to The News)

Haney Neptunes club teams place second in regionals

Club executive talks about the successful season despite COVID restrictions

The club is now preparing to head into their Fall and Winter sessions. (Deborah Hestermann/Special to The News)
The Flames open their regular season with a home game on Sept. 10. (The News files)

Flames sign three players, including former Rustlers captain

Maple Ridge Junior B squad getting set for upcoming home opener

The Flames open their regular season with a home game on Sept. 10. (The News files)
Jaden August had a second place finish on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf’s B.C. tour event in Langley. (MLJ/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows golfer second in junior tour event

Jaden August sitting second in MJT pee wee order of merit

Jaden August had a second place finish on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf’s B.C. tour event in Langley. (MLJ/Special to The News)
Dylan McIntosh of Pitt Meadows is captain with his university team this season, and was drafted by the NLL Calgary Roughnecks over the weekend. (Hofstra University)

Two Burrards players drafted into pro lacrosse

Roughnecks pick Pitt Meadows product McIntosh in second round

Dylan McIntosh of Pitt Meadows is captain with his university team this season, and was drafted by the NLL Calgary Roughnecks over the weekend. (Hofstra University)
Ryan Tougas topped the podium at the Canadian BMX Championships, with his brother Alex right beside him in second place. (John Pohl/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows brothers top the podium at BMX championships

Ryan Tougas wins his first national title, brother Alex finishes second

Ryan Tougas topped the podium at the Canadian BMX Championships, with his brother Alex right beside him in second place. (John Pohl/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Shawn Allen, racing car #91, will be on the course this weekend at Mission Raceway. (Brent Martin – martinsactionphotography.smugmug.com/Special to The News)

Racing a passion shared through the generations

Mission Raceway action: Maple Ridge enterpreneur late to racing but anxious to excel

Maple Ridge’s Shawn Allen, racing car #91, will be on the course this weekend at Mission Raceway. (Brent Martin – martinsactionphotography.smugmug.com/Special to The News)
Samuel Green, 16, is competing at the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Championships and Olympic Trials in Montreal. (Special to The News)

Member of Ridge Meadows Racers competing at Olympic Trials

Samuel Green, 16, is the youngest skater to take part and the only B.C. representative

  • Aug 28, 2021
Samuel Green, 16, is competing at the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Championships and Olympic Trials in Montreal. (Special to The News)
Members of the new Golden Ears Pickleball Club. (The News files)
Members of the new Golden Ears Pickleball Club. (The News files)
Ridge Meadows Soccer club closes Sept. 18. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)

Ridge Meadows Soccer club hosts story and photo contest

Participants will stand a chance to win prizes

Ridge Meadows Soccer club closes Sept. 18. (Priyanka Ketkar/The News)
Bantam AA team scored the win against Cowichan Valley Mustangs over the weekend. (Alisha Therrien/Special to The News)

Royals take the provincials by storm

Win the championship title defeating Cowichan Valley Mustangs

Bantam AA team scored the win against Cowichan Valley Mustangs over the weekend. (Alisha Therrien/Special to The News)
A total of eight teams played the tournament spread out over three days, for the 2021 BC Provincial Softball Championship. (Ridge Meadows Softball Association/Special to The News)
A total of eight teams played the tournament spread out over three days, for the 2021 BC Provincial Softball Championship. (Ridge Meadows Softball Association/Special to The News)