Maple Ridge dad Murray Greissel believes he's found a way to bridge the gap between parents and their kids - paintball.
Four Directions Martial Arts' Brazilian jiu jitsu team won several medals at the Western Canadian Brazilian Jiu jitsu Championships at BCIT.
Amateur boxers will be going toe-to-toe for a trio of WBC Western titles Friday in Langley City.
What's happening: There will be free all day parking on the downtown parkade as well as free, live entertainment from noon to 6 p.m. on the Thrifty Foods Performance Stage including the following: Altyn Folk Dance Group, Ammara Dance Company, Total Martial Arts, Philippine Tapestry, Nahualli Folklore (Mexican Dance Group), Tzu Chi Foundation Canada, Sangre Morena, Indonesia Satoe on behalf of Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, Kathleen Carlsen Dancers, Gradec Croatian Tamburica Orchestra and Choir, Burnaby International Folk Dancers, Netherlands Association "Je Maintiendrai" (NAJM), Bosnian and Herzegovinian Cultural Centre, Royal City Youth Ballet, and New West Chinese Society. There will also be games and activities for children all day inside the River Market, including free mask-making workshops and free face painting. The boardwalk food vendors will include Japadog and Didi's Greek, among others.
The Terry Fox Ravens launched the senior boys rugby playoffs with a gritty 7-5 victory over Fraser Heights last week.
Senior members from the Steveston Kendo Club made their way down to Seattle last weekend to participate in the 37th Annual University of Washington Senior Kendo Tournament.
He's conquered Japan and the next stop on the Harry Smith world tour is Surrey.
Smooth as fresh milk, with the nimbleness and fluidity of a dancer, Brent Langridge practised his punching, blocking, and kicking techniques while warming up for a recent early-morning class at the Sun Hang Do martial arts studio in Maple Ridge.
A fundraiser for twins Colton and Merick Sampson, who are raising money to help them attend the Latin American Baseball Classic, will be held April 27 at the Jolly Miller. Cost is $10. UFC 159 will be on the big screen. For tickets contact Jeff at 604799-2457 or jeff_sampson19@ hotmail.com.
The Richmond Olympic Oval will be home to the first TAFISA World Martial Arts Games next September.
A fun workout planned for a local gym this weekend will also raise funds for a worthy cause.
Sixteen fencers were awarded medals in a tournament hosted by Meadowridge School. Meadowridge School hosted its first fencing tournament on Sunday, April 14.
Surrey's 13th annual Khalsa Day Parade on Saturday drew more than 200,000 people, making it the largest Vaisakhi celebration outside of India and one of the largest free family events in Western Canada.
Teams: -- Abbotsford Panthers Senior Girls Rugby;
Seven athletes from Four Directions Martial Arts competed at the Copa Katana kids-only Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Invitational Tournament on April 14.
A fundraiser for twins Colton and Merick Sampson, who are raising money to help them attend the Latin American Baseball Classic, will be held April 27 at the Jolly Miller. Cost is $10. UFC 159 will be on the big screen. For tickets contact Jeff at 604-799-2457 or jeff_sampson19@hotmail. com.
St. Anselm's Anglican Church, at 5210 University Blvd. on the Endowment Lands, celebrates its 60th anniversary with a free family Fun Fair April 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be free food (hot dogs, popcorn), games, plants and home baked goodies for sale, face painting and live entertainment. Scottish country dancers, Brock House Big Band and UBC REC Martial Arts will entertain. Visit www.stanselms.ca.
Brandon Jobb of the Abbotsford Judo Club claimed the bronze medal at the EJU U21 European Cup held March 16 - 17, in Coimbra, Portugal.
Clash at the Cascades has grown into a local phenomenon.