Tyler Lowey

Viper's goaltender Danny Todosychuk sends a drive down the 15th fairway during the Vernon Vipers Tee Off For KidSport event Sunday afternoon at The Rise.

Vipers tee off in support of KidSport

Seeing a bunch of hockey players prowling the links in the summer is a Canadian tradition.

Viper's goaltender Danny Todosychuk sends a drive down the 15th fairway during the Vernon Vipers Tee Off For KidSport event Sunday afternoon at The Rise.
Brad Swanson

Private school opens doors

The Kala Star Academics and Outdoor School is set to open the doors Sept. 2 for its inaugural school year

Brad Swanson

AT RANDOM: Brotherhood of the travelling Jays hats

Two years ago, my best friend Evan and I decided that we would visit all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums

Melodi Gilliard shows off two of her home made Pooky Packs.

Pooky Packs on lunchtime menu

Melodi Gilliard is trying to make a difference one lunch box at a time

Melodi Gilliard shows off two of her home made Pooky Packs.
Vernon’s Mike Bennett juggles a ball during the Thompson Rivers University men’s soccer camp. Bennett is entering his freshman campaign at TRU.

Bennett bound for TRU WolfPack

Mike Bennett is the third Thompson Okanagan Football Club player signing with the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team.

Vernon’s Mike Bennett juggles a ball during the Thompson Rivers University men’s soccer camp. Bennett is entering his freshman campaign at TRU.
Ben Brock stands on the Kal Beach dock with his bike that he will ride in Alberta Tuesday

Dad inspires Parkinson’s ride

Ben Brock will ride his bike 313 kilometres through the Rocky Mountains to try and make a difference

Ben Brock stands on the Kal Beach dock with his bike that he will ride in Alberta Tuesday
Joe Byram will head down to Australia with the senior Canadian swim team to compete in the Pan Pacific Championships Aug. 21-24.

Byram eager for Pacifics

Joe Byram is heading down under for the Pan Pacific Championships, Aug. 21-24, in Gold Coast, Aus.

Joe Byram will head down to Australia with the senior Canadian swim team to compete in the Pan Pacific Championships Aug. 21-24.
Cole Churchill saddle bronc riding at a previous event.

Churchill keeps Canadian crown

Cole Churchill is Canada’s top amateur cowboy once again.

Cole Churchill saddle bronc riding at a previous event.
Vernon Tigers’ Mack Leroux (left) rams Delta Islanders’ Michael Avery from behind  hard enough to cough up the ball during the B.C.  Junior B Lacrosse championship on Monday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Tigers savour B.C. silver medal

The Delta Islanders scored eight unanswered goals in the second period to capture their first B.C. Junior B Lacrosse championship.

Vernon Tigers’ Mack Leroux (left) rams Delta Islanders’ Michael Avery from behind  hard enough to cough up the ball during the B.C.  Junior B Lacrosse championship on Monday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Delta Islanders capture junior lacrosse title

The Delta Islanders scored eight unanswered goals in the second period to capture their first B.C. Junior B Lacrosse championship.

Tigers win, now wait and see

There will be a new provincial champion this year, but that is all we know at this point.

Tigers turn it around

The Vernon Source for Sports Tigers cooked the Kamloops Venom 14-9 Sunday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Islanders sink Tigers in opener

The Delta Islanders tamed the Vernon Source for Sports Tigers 15-7 Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tigers take on familiar face at provincials

One more sleep for four teams as they dream about lifting the B.C. Junior B Lacrosse Championship trophy.

Panthers show Cup promise

The defending Red River Cup champions, Team B.C. fell short of bringing home a medal.

Owner Katie Bellamy (left) and general manager Marie Brown stand outside the new Wings Tap and Grill.

Wings Tap and Grill ready to make debut in Vernon

Wings will be in East Side Mario’s old location in Anderson Village and plans to open towards the end of July.

Owner Katie Bellamy (left) and general manager Marie Brown stand outside the new Wings Tap and Grill.
Amy Fox will compete for the Team B.C. Junior Female lacrosse team at nationals in Whitby Ont. in August.

Fox ready for lacrosse nationals

Amy Fox will be playing for Team B.C. at the national lacrosse finals in Whitby, Ont.

Amy Fox will compete for the Team B.C. Junior Female lacrosse team at nationals in Whitby Ont. in August.
Vernon’s Carson de Boer of the Fulton Maroons hoped to catch the eye of  U.S. college scouts at a top football prospects camp in Ohio.

Lineman gunning for U.S. notice

Fulton Maroons football player Carson de Boer just graced the same field as National Football League superstars.

Vernon’s Carson de Boer of the Fulton Maroons hoped to catch the eye of  U.S. college scouts at a top football prospects camp in Ohio.
Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit (centre) talks to the children in the Whitecaps soccer camp along with retired Whitecap Carl Valentine and camp coach Becca Kletke Thursday at Marshall Field.

Whitecaps’ captain leads way at camp

Two injuries to his left foot have given Vancouver Whitecaps’ captain Jay DeMerit a new perspective on his life in the world of soccer.

Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit (centre) talks to the children in the Whitecaps soccer camp along with retired Whitecap Carl Valentine and camp coach Becca Kletke Thursday at Marshall Field.
Aidan Oliphant (left) will be joined by teammates Claire Armstrong

Rowers ready for Games’ waves

Three rowers glide up and down Swan Lake as the sun beats down while they prepare for the B.C. Summer Games which started Thursday.

Aidan Oliphant (left) will be joined by teammates Claire Armstrong