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Fraser North champs pose proudly with their latest banner. (Contributed)

Young, athletic SRT basketball team slams its way into provincials

Squad will face off against best in B.C. at Langley’s Event Centre March 4 to 7

Fraser North champs pose proudly with their latest banner. (Contributed)
Peter Sheridan (centre) hopes to buy some new curling equipment with his bursary money. (Contributed)

BC Winter Games athlete wins $500 bursary

Maple Ridge’s Peter Sheridan also won a bronze medal as part of Zone 3 curling team

Peter Sheridan (centre) hopes to buy some new curling equipment with his bursary money. (Contributed)
The Golden Ears Curling Club girl’s team were excited to receive their bronze medals at the BC Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Contributed)

Pair of bronzes for Golden Ears curlers at BC Winter Games

Team 4KGirl$ and Team Reed had very similar tournies in Fort St. John

The Golden Ears Curling Club girl’s team were excited to receive their bronze medals at the BC Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Contributed)
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The champions pose with their hardware. (Contributed)

Burrards go back-to-back

Ridge Meadows U-15 lacrosse team claims their second straight provincial title in Richmond

The champions pose with their hardware. (Contributed)
Cyclists compete in the 2019 Rock the Ridge Race. Contributed photo

Gravel racing returns to the ridge

Rock the Ridge Vol. 2 will take place in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge on April 26

Cyclists compete in the 2019 Rock the Ridge Race. Contributed photo
Russ Huggon looks to impart his soccer wisdom on Maple Ridge youth. (Contributed photo)

Fomer soccer pro wants to elevate sport in Maple Ridge

Russ Huggon to hold high performance soccer camp in March

Russ Huggon looks to impart his soccer wisdom on Maple Ridge youth. (Contributed photo)
L to R: Hannah Sheed, Savannah Miley, and Ashley Dezura will compete in curling at the 2020 Fort St. John BC Winter Games. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)

Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge BC Winter Games athletes get sent off at Reppin’ the Ridge

Competitors gathered with coaches, parents, games representatives and local politicians

L to R: Hannah Sheed, Savannah Miley, and Ashley Dezura will compete in curling at the 2020 Fort St. John BC Winter Games. (Ronan O’Doherty - The News)
Steve Deakin is focusing all his attention on pickleball this year. (Contributed photo)

Pitt Meadows pickleball pro wins pair of medals in Toronto

Steve Deakin switched to the sport from tennis a couple years ago and never looked back

Steve Deakin is focusing all his attention on pickleball this year. (Contributed photo)
Maple Ridge’s Ivy Threatful defeated SIDES’ Zena Shew in the female 51kg division at the 2020 BC Secondary School Wrestling Association Championships at Langley Events Centre on Feb. 18. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)

Maple Ridge wrestlers dominate provincials

‘Truly amazing,’ said Maple Ridge coach Bill McCrae

  • Feb 18, 2020
Maple Ridge’s Ivy Threatful defeated SIDES’ Zena Shew in the female 51kg division at the 2020 BC Secondary School Wrestling Association Championships at Langley Events Centre on Feb. 18. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre photo)
Great Britain national team member Kyle Johnson has inked a deal with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2020 CEBL season. (FIBA photo)

Fraser Valley Bandits sign former Olympian

Great Britain team member Kyle Johnson signed for 2020 CEBL season

Great Britain national team member Kyle Johnson has inked a deal with the Fraser Valley Bandits for the 2020 CEBL season. (FIBA photo)
Westview Wildcat, Jayden Burke goes head-to-head with his Burnaby opponent.

Wildcat wrestlers claw their way to three zone golds

Teare-Cunningham, Sawada and Tuck claim top spots at North Fraser Zones in Maple Ridge

Westview Wildcat, Jayden Burke goes head-to-head with his Burnaby opponent.
Latest Hometown Hero is honoured in Pitt Meadows Secondary cafeteria

Latest Hometown Hero is honoured in Pitt Meadows Secondary cafeteria

Monika Eggens hopes to be an inspiration to the next generation of local athletes

Latest Hometown Hero is honoured in Pitt Meadows Secondary cafeteria
Maple Ridge Secondary’s Kasra Tabatabaei points to a friend in the crowd after a hard fought first round victory in his home gym. (Ronan O’Doherty photos - THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge Secondary’s wrestlers dominate zones on home mats

All 18 of their athletes qualified for provincials for first time in 32 years

Maple Ridge Secondary’s Kasra Tabatabaei points to a friend in the crowd after a hard fought first round victory in his home gym. (Ronan O’Doherty photos - THE NEWS)
Marc Reyes has been an umpire for over 30 years. (Contributed photo)

Maple Ridge umpire chosen to officiate at Little League World Series

Marc Reyes will officiate at the Senior Little League World Series Tournament in Easley, SC

Marc Reyes has been an umpire for over 30 years. (Contributed photo)
Maple Ridge Secondary’s Kasra Tabatabaei points to a friend in the crowd after a hard fought first round victory in his home gym. (Ronan O’Doherty photos - THE NEWS)

PHOTOS: Regions’s top grapplers rumble at Fraser North Zone Wrestling Championships

MRSS hosted schools from Maple Ridge, Burnaby, Tri-Cities and New Westminster

Maple Ridge Secondary’s Kasra Tabatabaei points to a friend in the crowd after a hard fought first round victory in his home gym. (Ronan O’Doherty photos - THE NEWS)
IceSymmetrix won two gold medals at the 2020 Mountain Regional Championships in Red Deer Alberta on Jan 26. (Contributed photo)

Double gold for Maple Ridge synchro skaters

Juvenile and Pre-Novice girls claim victories in Red Deer, AB

IceSymmetrix won two gold medals at the 2020 Mountain Regional Championships in Red Deer Alberta on Jan 26. (Contributed photo)
Grade 10 Ivy Threatful (right) faces her Maple Ridge Ramblers teammate Madisyn Grof, a Grade 8, in the Upper Fraser Valley wrestling championships in 2019 at their school gymnasium. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Inaugural Fraser North Zone Wrestling Championships to be held at Maple Ridge Secondary Friday

Home team are looking to make an impression after winning big in last year’s provincials

Grade 10 Ivy Threatful (right) faces her Maple Ridge Ramblers teammate Madisyn Grof, a Grade 8, in the Upper Fraser Valley wrestling championships in 2019 at their school gymnasium. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
Hall of Fame honour special for Maple Ridge soccer star

Hall of Fame honour special for Maple Ridge soccer star

Karina LeBlanc received the news via a personalized video from Team Canada pals

Hall of Fame honour special for Maple Ridge soccer star
A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)

Young Maple Ridge hockey player breaks neck after ‘reckless’ check

Father wants to draw attention to careless play in the contact sport

A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)
Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after reckless check

Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after reckless check

Father wants to draw attention to careless play in the contact sport

Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after reckless check