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Coquitlam Minor Football looks beyond the tackle for resumption of play

Coquitlam Minor Football looks beyond the tackle for resumption of play

Adam Smith likes to say “football isn’ t really just kids running into each other.” Beginning Aug. 4, the president of Coquitlam Minor Football will see just how much weight there is behind those words.
‘We will not jeopardize the safety of our players’: Tri-Cities high school football weighs return

‘We will not jeopardize the safety of our players’: Tri-Cities high school football weighs return

Stand by. That’s the message the coaches of the Tri-Cities’ two high school football programs sent their players and prospective players home with for the summer as the certainty of a season in the fall remains murky because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SFU sports sidelined by pandemic

SFU sports sidelined by pandemic

Fall sports at Simon Fraser University have been sidelined. Friday, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference that includes the Burnaby school, announced all fall intercollegiate competition and championships through Nov.
BCHL delays season to Dec. 1

BCHL delays season to Dec. 1

It will be a while before the Coquitlam Express and other BC Hockey League teams play games again. Friday, the league set Dec. 1 as a tentative start date to its 2020/’21 season, pending approval from the provincial health office.
Canada West swimming and golf championships get green light

Canada West swimming and golf championships get green light

Some Tri-City student-athletes attending Canada West schools may get to compete for championships after all.
Pandemic forces youth basketball program to take it to the street

Pandemic forces youth basketball program to take it to the street

As some summer youth basketball programs struggle to find a way to operate amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Coquitlam’s Panther Hoops is taking it to the streets — or, more specifically, the parking lot — thanks to the collective effort of some voluntee
Rizzo gets release from University of North Dakota

Rizzo gets release from University of North Dakota

Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo is on the market. According to a report in the Grand Forks Herald, Rizzo has asked for a release from his commitment to attend the University of North Dakota beginning in September.
Coquitlam teen chases his football dream into a COVID-19 storm

Coquitlam teen chases his football dream into a COVID-19 storm

At 6’4”, 300-pounds, the Grade 11 offensive tackle is heading to Florida at a time when the state has registered over 11,000 new COVID-19 infections per day.
Soccer comes off the bench, slowly

Soccer comes off the bench, slowly

Coquitlam Metro-Ford started practice sessions in late June. PoCo Euro-Rite FC begins a four-week training program on July 6
Pandemic leaves Tri-City student-athletes’ competitive aspirations in limbo

Pandemic leaves Tri-City student-athletes’ competitive aspirations in limbo

One Port Moody family faces difficult decisions as daughters set to go away to study and compete