Tyler Lowey

AT RANDOM: Donating blood rocks

I’d like to provide insight to those who have never donated block

Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star W.L. Seaton Secondary graduate Karlee Smithson looks on as Donna Schuelle hugs Jessica Jones as they get ready for their graduation photo in front of the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday.

Seaton graduates embrace the moment

W.L. Seaton graduating students still found time for laughs and selfies during their grad photo and rehearsal

Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star W.L. Seaton Secondary graduate Karlee Smithson looks on as Donna Schuelle hugs Jessica Jones as they get ready for their graduation photo in front of the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday.
Matthew Hanna of Kees Taekwodo is fighting at the nationals in Montreal this weekend.

Hanna set for Montreal

Hours after finishing his last exam at Vernon Secondary, Matthew Hanna boarded a plane to the City of Saints to a taekwondo championship.

Matthew Hanna of Kees Taekwodo is fighting at the nationals in Montreal this weekend.
Shannon Holmes (above) tows her sons Bennett and Oliver during the Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide event to raise awareness about mental health in Coldstream Sunday.

Ride sends a strong message

Riders came out to Coldstream for the Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide event.

Shannon Holmes (above) tows her sons Bennett and Oliver during the Shoppers Drug Mart Ride Don’t Hide event to raise awareness about mental health in Coldstream Sunday.
Technical advisor for TOPSPORT Euro Soccer Academy Hans Schrijver instructs Kenzel Aarts-Roman during a clinic at Grahame Park.

Dutch master displays mojo

The Dutch have invaded Vernon soccer fields, and they come bearing new philosophies.

Technical advisor for TOPSPORT Euro Soccer Academy Hans Schrijver instructs Kenzel Aarts-Roman during a clinic at Grahame Park.
Vernon’s Jadon Ward (5)

Ward lands with ‘Pack

After three seasons of smashing the competition in the college ranks, Jadon Ward is ready to ‘Run with the Pack’ at the university level.

Vernon’s Jadon Ward (5)
Savannah King was named the Tim Hortons Athlete of the Year and was presented the award by Taylor MacInnis (left) and Dan Currie of Tim Hortons.

Athletic excellence honoured

Savannah King just wrapped up one of the most dominating distance swim careers in Canadian university history

Savannah King was named the Tim Hortons Athlete of the Year and was presented the award by Taylor MacInnis (left) and Dan Currie of Tim Hortons.
Pat Nelson’s No. 20 joins the retired numbers of fellow Armstrong Shamrocks greats Adrien Lemaire (from left)

Irish rattle Raiders on St. Pat’s eve

Pat Nelson was a champion, a captain, hard working, calm, a mentor, a goal scorer, respectful.

Pat Nelson’s No. 20 joins the retired numbers of fellow Armstrong Shamrocks greats Adrien Lemaire (from left)
The cover of Leah Goldstein’s book written by Lori Moger.

Goldstein opens new chapter

Lori Moger and Leah met when Goldstein was looking for some part-time work in between bike competitions.

The cover of Leah Goldstein’s book written by Lori Moger.
On Ouchs

Sliding for a good cause

Fundraiser at Atlantis Waterslides will benefit the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation

On Ouchs

AT RANDOM: NBA finals are a PVR delight

In one corner you have the NBA’s MVP in Stephen Curry and in the other you have the league’s best player in LeBron James.

Parker Wadsworth of Seaton chips out of the sand onto the green as he plays the Predator Course Wednesday in the B.C. High School Senior AA Golf Championships.

Eagles win golf title

The two-time defending champion, Kwalikum Kondors were dethroned by the MEI Eagles in the B.C. AA Golf Championship.

Parker Wadsworth of Seaton chips out of the sand onto the green as he plays the Predator Course Wednesday in the B.C. High School Senior AA Golf Championships.
Vernon Secondary’s Jordan Korol (left) and Fulton’s Tye Kitzman were named Most Outstanding Female and Male Athletes at the second annual Rotary North Okanagan Athletic Awards at the Best Western Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre Wednesday night.

Athletes earn recognition

Second annual Rotary North Okanagan Athletic Awards takes place Wednesday night

Vernon Secondary’s Jordan Korol (left) and Fulton’s Tye Kitzman were named Most Outstanding Female and Male Athletes at the second annual Rotary North Okanagan Athletic Awards at the Best Western Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre Wednesday night.
Joel Castle of the Armstrong Shamrocks tries to find the ball after it rebounds off Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Tigers’ netminder Aaron Jensen in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tigers brush back Shamrocks

It started rough and ended even rougher with the Tigers winning 17-12 in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League action.

Joel Castle of the Armstrong Shamrocks tries to find the ball after it rebounds off Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Tigers’ netminder Aaron Jensen in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Erin Banning (from left)

Vernon ringette girls make Team B.C.

A trio of defencemen and one forward from Vernon have made the ringette U20 Team B.C. for the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Erin Banning (from left)
Fulton Maroons’ head coach Mike Scheller walks his offensive line through a drill at practice at Grahame Park.

Fulton Maroons adapt to delayed start

Fulton Maroons looking to overcome shutout loss to VSS Panthers on opening week.

Fulton Maroons’ head coach Mike Scheller walks his offensive line through a drill at practice at Grahame Park.
VSS Panthers’ all-star runningback Zac Kronbauer works on his footwork at practice Wednesday afternoon at Hillview Elementary School.

Panthers aim for football history

The VSS Panthers are on a mission to be the best football team in school history.

VSS Panthers’ all-star runningback Zac Kronbauer works on his footwork at practice Wednesday afternoon at Hillview Elementary School.
More than 100 people gathered out front of the Vernon Court House in a demonstration for climate action and awareness.

Kalamalka Secondary student leads climate rally

Thousands of marches and rallies took place all over the world Sept. 21 for People’s Climate, including a student-led rally in Vernon

More than 100 people gathered out front of the Vernon Court House in a demonstration for climate action and awareness.

AT RANDOM: Funtastic MVP signs off

A rookie reporter recounts his time at The Morning Star

Carol and Len Hoare get swarmed by Celine (left)

New resort has gone to the dogs

Fun 4 All Pet Resort caters to working owners, providing doggy daycare

Carol and Len Hoare get swarmed by Celine (left)