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Chilliwack Sports Dinner tickets selling fast

Limited tickets are still available for the Chilliwack Sports Dinner, October 27th at Squiala Hall, presented by Royal LePage Wheeler Cheam Realty.

Renowned sports personality Squire Barnes will be hosting a roundtable discussion featuring Vancouver Canucks’ general manager Jim Benning, BC Lions’ general manager and head coach Wally Buono, and Vancouver Whitecaps’ president Bob Lenarduzzi. As part of the evening’s agenda, Chilliwack Chiefs legend Harvey Smyl and two-time Ultimate Frisbee world champion Lara Mussell-Savage will be inducted into the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame.

You will have a chance to bid on exclusive meet & greet prize packages with the Whitecaps, Lions […]

Squire Barnes to host Chilliwack Sports Dinner

Squire Barnes will host this fall’s first annual Chilliwack Sports Dinner presented by Royal LePage.

The popular Global TV sports anchor returns to Chilliwack and a role he’s familiar with.

Barnes hosted several sports banquets when the Western Hockey League’s Chilliwack Bruins were here, moderating round-table discussions that included Harry Sinden, Brian Burke, Glen Sather, Trevor Linden, Ron McLean, Jim Robson and Jim Hughson.

This year he’ll share the stage with Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning, BC Lions GM/head coach Wally Buono and Vancouver Whitecaps president Bobby Lenarduzzi.

“Squire is engaging, witty and knowledgeable and the perfect guy to draw stories out […]

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RBC Cup Chilliwack 2018 reveals event logo, motto

Earlier today, the Host Committee for the 2018 RBC Cup in Chilliwack unveiled its new event logo and motto, Lets’emót.

Featuring the traditional blue and gold branding of the Royal Bank as used in previous RBC Cup championships, Hockey Canada provided the logo to the Host Committee with Chilliwack, BC proudly displayed below it. Downtown Chilliwack BIA executive director Kyle Williams and local First Nations artist Bonnie Graham-Krulicki worked to include the motto for the Chilliwack 2018 event in a beautiful script font that would represent the partnerships being formed through the event.
“Lets’emót is a traditional Halq’eméylem word that means […]

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Hall of Fame reveals class of 2016

The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame welcomes two new members this October.
The inductees will be honored guests at the first annual Chilliwack Sports Dinner presented by Royal LePage, taking place Oct. 27 at the Squiala Hall.
They’ll be officially inducted the following night at a Chilliwack Chiefs game at Prospera Centre.

A legendary coach and a champion for women in sport headline the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
Lara Mussell Savage will be inducted as an athlete. A two-time world champion in Ultimate Frisbee, the Sto:lo Native was twice named BC’s top female Aboriginal athlete.
In 2005, Mussell Savage went a step further, […]

Buono, Benning and Lenarduzzi to headline Chilliwack Sports Dinner

The general managers of Vancouver’s three major professional sports teams will be under one roof in Chilliwack Oct. 27.

The first annual Chilliwack Sports Dinner presented by Royal LePage will include a round-table discussion with  Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning, BC Lions head coach/GM Wally Buono and Vancouver Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi.

“Having these three in the same room telling stories, with all they have done, will make for an amazing experience,” says Stuart Muxlow, owner of Wheeler Cheam Royal LePage, the title sponsor of this event. “Any sports enthusiast would jump at an opportunity to listen to these guys speak.”

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Thanks for the love, Promontory Heights Elementary!

In the 2015-2016 Chilliwack Chiefs season, the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame (CSHOF) provided game tickets to students at Promontory Heights Elementary School in Chilliwack through the Chilliwack Chiefs’ Adopt A School program. At a recent school assembly, CSHOF president Eric Welsh was on hand to receive this very cool surprise from the school. Thanks for the love, Promontory Elementary!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about the Chiefs’ Adopt A School program, visit: http://www.chilliwackchiefs.net/adopt-a-school-program

Chiefs offer special thank you for fans continued support

Covey’s fingerprints all over local sports scene

The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame welcomes its Class of 2015 this weekend.
The induction ceremony will be held during the first period intermission of the Saturday night Chilliwack Chiefs game vs Prince George.
Jack Covey is being honoured as an inductee in the Judy Fitzsimmons Builder Category.
Here is his story.

Whenever Jack Covey drives down Hocking Avenue and sees a full parking lot at the YMCA building, a little smile comes across his face.
“How that started, that’s always a story,” he says with a grin.
In the early 1960s Covey was already getting involved in the local sports scene as part of a volunteer […]

Provincial hockey champs reunited for Hall of Fame induction night

More than two decades have passed since a Chilliwack hockey squad won this city’s one and only midget AAA provincial title.
To Derek Cranfield and his teammates, it feels like a lifetime ago since they dispatched Cowichan 7-1 to hoist the trophy.
But when Cranfield, one of the goalies on that 1993-94 team, starts reminiscing the memories flood back.

“It’s the way that we came together that stands out to me,” Cranfield recalls. “The cohesiveness and the bond we all had, playing for that one goal. That’s the way our group was and what I still remember all these years later.”
Chilliwack’s midget […]

Hockey champs join Covey in Class of 2015

One of the finest teams in Chilliwack Minor Hockey history will join local coaching legend Jack Covey in the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame this fall.

Covey will be the first inductee in the newly-named Judy Fitzsimmons Builder category. Involved for decades in local sport, Covey is best known for his work on the gridiron. As a coach at Chilliwack secondary school in the 1960s, he led the Frontiersmen to three Fraser Valley championships. Covey was also responsible for launching the athletic program at Sardis secondary school (which was a junior high when he got things rolling).
In recent years, Covey has been the […]