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On Deck - Upcoming sporting events in Chilliwack

Trent Loewen with a sacrifice bunt to drive in a run early against Cloverdale on July 26 at Fairfield Island Park. Loewen is one of many Chilliwack players to be heading for the 18U AAA minor baseball national championship tournament mid-August. - Greg Laychak
Trent Loewen with a sacrifice bunt to drive in a run early against Cloverdale on July 26 at Fairfield Island Park. Loewen is one of many Chilliwack players to be heading for the 18U AAA minor baseball national championship tournament mid-August.
— image credit: Greg Laychak

Speedway racing

The ASA Sportsman Series will be held at Agassiz Speedway, Saturday Aug. 9. The event will have fan favourite late model sportsman races, along with large street stock class competition. And the fastest of the group, the midgets, will also be racing.

Huskers take on Rebels

The Valley Huskers will try to put their first win up on the board against the Westshore Rebels this Saturday, Aug. 9. The Rebels are winless after two weeks and have only scored 18 points in the season. Kick off is at 1 p.m. at Exhibition Stadium.

Baseball nationals

Chilliwack players will make up nearly half of the 18U AAA minor baseball select squad going to the national championship tournament in Magog, Que. on Aug. 14 to 18. Pitchers Graham Bailey and Daniel Rogers will be joined by outfielders Evan Kellington, Ryan Petkau and Ryan Kaplanis traveling east. Other players on the roster are: Cohen Bogart (3b, c), Liam Campbell (util), Colin Kellington (2b), Trent Loewen (1b) and Donavan Moorman (cf).

Sailing day camp

The Cultus Lake Sailing Club is offering a sailing day camp for children nine to 15 years old running Aug. 18 to 22. The camp focuses on fun and safety and learning sailing basics. Sail Canada certified coaches will teach kids terminology, knots and other boating skills. For more information phone 604-858-8678 or visit www.cultuslakesailing.com.

 

 

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