Monthly Archives: November 2015

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 […]

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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 […]

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