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New West's Douglas College scores major PacWest upset

The Douglas College Royals volleyball team should be in for a rise in the polls following a weekend sweep of the defending Canadian collegiate champion and No. 5-ranked Columbia Bible College.

New Westminster outrushed in first-round football playoff

The New Westminster Hyacks chose a tough first-round opponent to tackle. In fact it was a lack of tackling that was mostly responsible for the Hyacks' 52-20 defeat to the Centennial Centaurs in the opening round of the B.C.

Burnaby North wins girls' 4A district volleyball final in four games

Strong opening sets powered the Burnaby North Vikings to the Burnaby/New Westminster district girls' volleyball banner. The regular-season champion Vikings defeated the Burnaby South Rebels 3-1 in the championship final at North on Thursday.

West Burnaby Moscrop wins AAA boys' district volleyball banner

The top-10-ranked Moscrop Panthers made short work of the Burnaby/New Westminster district boys' volleyball final. The Panthers swept Burnaby South in straight sets in the championship final at Moscrop, winning 25-18, 25-15, 25-23 on Thursday.

Going where confidence takes her

Swimmer Sherry Liu is on a journey of self-discovery. That is what Hyack Swim Club coach Mark Bottrill calls the Burnaby 17-year-old's accomplishments that led up to her earning a place at the recent Pan American Games in Mexico.

Burnaby Lake rugby player makes a break for it

Going forward: Burnaby Lake forward Sarah Lepine, with ball, makes a break in an under-19 rugby match against United at Burnaby Lake-East last Saturday. Trent Shelley, right, scored both tries for Burnaby in a 17-15 loss to United.
Cariboo Hill soccer off to AA provincials

Cariboo Hill soccer off to AA provincials

Three athletes making news

St. Thomas More grad Jon Cornish was named to the CFL west division allstar team Thursday. The former B.C.

National title for UBC field hockey

Erin De Sousa of Burnaby shared in some field hockey history with the University of B.C. women's team last weekend.

Rivals to meet in hockey Classic

The Simon Fraser University hockey team announced a two-game exhibition matchup with rival University of B.C. will be held in January. Tickets for the Jan.