Tyler Lowey

Ryan Sarazin (left) of the Vernon Tigers tries to get around Kamloops Venom defender Tyston Harrison during Game 5 Monday night in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League championship at Kal Tire Place.

Venom bite Tigers in TOJLL clincher

Kamloops scores 11 times in second period, holds on for thrilling 15-14 win over Vernon Monday at Kal Tire Place

Ryan Sarazin (left) of the Vernon Tigers tries to get around Kamloops Venom defender Tyston Harrison during Game 5 Monday night in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League championship at Kal Tire Place.
Jackie Harris is the manager at Loop Cruisers. It is a bike rental shop that provides people an alternative mode of transportation.

Bike rentals open downtown

Jackie Harris is the manager at Loop Cruisers, which has been initiated by the Downtown Vernon Association.

Jackie Harris is the manager at Loop Cruisers. It is a bike rental shop that provides people an alternative mode of transportation.
Bella Aucamp (right) races in the Strider 3 division during the Rattler National BMX race at Ranger Park. Aucamp won a pair of silvers.

Rattler Nationals a riot

More than 500 riders packed into Ranger Park last weekend for the Vernon Rattler National BMX races.

Bella Aucamp (right) races in the Strider 3 division during the Rattler National BMX race at Ranger Park. Aucamp won a pair of silvers.
Kyle Pauwels (left) of the Kamloops Venom tries to find an open shooting lane

Tigers tightrope through Game 3, stay alive

With the grim reaper hovering above the Vernon end of Kal Tire Place, the Source for Sports Tigers stared him down and forced a Game 4.

Kyle Pauwels (left) of the Kamloops Venom tries to find an open shooting lane
Colton Boomer of the Venom unleashes a shot on Tigers’ goalie Aaron Jensen Sunday night at Memorial Arena.

Venom put stop to Tigers’ offence

The Venom hold a 2-0 series stranglehold in the best-of-five Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League finals.

Colton Boomer of the Venom unleashes a shot on Tigers’ goalie Aaron Jensen Sunday night at Memorial Arena.

Spall well concerns swell

The attempt to rezone a property has dried up after community concerns about potential water shortages

Shamrocks aim to stay calm

One four-game suspension, one four-time champion and one franchise thirsty for a title, has all the makings for a dramatic Shaw Cup.

Nathan Martin now races for the Kamloops BMX

Local rider geared up for nationals

Falkand’s Nathan Martin has been burning rubber in anticipation for a chance to win his first BMX national event.

Nathan Martin now races for the Kamloops BMX

Tigers take on Venom in lacrosse final

The Vernon Source for Sports Tigers take on the Kamloops Venom in Game 1 of the TOJLL finals tonight (7:30) at Kal Tire Place.

Ali Russell (right)

Recycling education stops in town

Recycling games and smart phone apps were on display with the B.C. Recycles Summer Ambassador Tour

Ali Russell (right)

League rules Shamrocks first

The Shamrocks lost 10-9 to the Raiders in the regular season finale Friday night at the Nor-Val Sports Centre.

Keith Johnston speaks during the second annual North Okanagan Rotary Athletic awards at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. His book

Unlocking potential theme of new book

As author of A Garage Full of Ferraris, Keith Johnston interviewed 15 different leaders

Keith Johnston speaks during the second annual North Okanagan Rotary Athletic awards at the Best Western Vernon Lodge. His book
Tom Boeve of Riverbreeze Farms

Farm opens gates for public

Breakfast on the Farm stakes place at Riverbreeze Farms Saturday.

Tom Boeve of Riverbreeze Farms
Edmonton Oilers Captain Andrew Ference stand up paddle boards with his friend Gordie Carr (back)

Stars make a splash for VJH

Adam Archibald got to celebrate his birthday with 2,000 of his new friends and more than 20 NHL players at Kal Beach

Edmonton Oilers Captain Andrew Ference stand up paddle boards with his friend Gordie Carr (back)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC striker Erik Hurtado (right) talks to a group of kids with head coach of the Okanagan Soccer Centre David Broadhurst during the soccer summer camps Thursday morning at Marshall Field.

Hurtado big on camping

“I really enjoy seeing the smiles on their faces,” said Erik Hurtado. “It reminds me what soccer is all about.”

Vancouver Whitecaps FC striker Erik Hurtado (right) talks to a group of kids with head coach of the Okanagan Soccer Centre David Broadhurst during the soccer summer camps Thursday morning at Marshall Field.
Kiki the Eco Elf makes balloon animals during Slide Into Summer at Atlantis Waterslides Monday. The event raised funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation.

Slide Into Summer a hit

Slide Into Summer was a splashing success at Atlantis Waterslides

Kiki the Eco Elf makes balloon animals during Slide Into Summer at Atlantis Waterslides Monday. The event raised funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation.
Brayden Hoggarth of the Armstrong Shamrocks gets sandwiched by Vernon Tiger defenders Tre Mason (left) and Braden Barr during Game 1 of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tigers thump Rocks in Game 1

The Vernon Source for Sports Tigers put their foot on the gas, moved into the fast lane and were never seen from again.

Brayden Hoggarth of the Armstrong Shamrocks gets sandwiched by Vernon Tiger defenders Tre Mason (left) and Braden Barr during Game 1 of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators tees off on the first hole during the NHLPA’s charity golf tournament at Predator Ridge Thursday.

Stars raise $100,000 for charities

It was off the ice and into the heat as Predator Ridge Golf Resort hosted 44 NHL players

Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators tees off on the first hole during the NHLPA’s charity golf tournament at Predator Ridge Thursday.
Tim Milne takes his new KingFisher boat out for a spin at the Vernon Yacht Club. He is the host and producer of the Big Coast Sportsfishing TV show

TV host reels in KingFisher boat

Tim Milne will be ripping around in the KingFisher Destination 2725 Offshore boat

Tim Milne takes his new KingFisher boat out for a spin at the Vernon Yacht Club. He is the host and producer of the Big Coast Sportsfishing TV show
Morning Star reporter Tyler Lowey goes for his first skydive with Okanagan Skydive owner Brett Chalmers on a tandem dive Tuesday morning.

Adrenaline rush soars to new heights

Morning Star reporter Tyler Lowey successfully completed his first-ever skydive with help from Brett Chalmers of Okanagan Skydive

Morning Star reporter Tyler Lowey goes for his first skydive with Okanagan Skydive owner Brett Chalmers on a tandem dive Tuesday morning.