Tyler Lowey

AT RANDOM: We are all witness again

I love the tradition every four years of the World Cup and LeBron James opting out of contracts

Zack Smith (left)

3-on-3 ready for tip off

Vernon’s “big” three will take their talents to the inaugural U13 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the B.C. Summer Games.

Zack Smith (left)

Irish, Raiders ready to rock senior league final

Two teams who barely tolerate each other on the floor will duke it out for the championship.

Quintin Harrish of the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers takes a shot that is deflected over the shoulder of Armstrong Shamrocks goalie Kalvin Davyduke as Josh Point  lends support Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

Tigers overcome gritty Shamrocks effort

The Shamrocks gutted out Saturday’s match with arch-rival Vernon Source For Sports Tigers, falling 7-5 at Kal Tire Place.

Quintin Harrish of the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers takes a shot that is deflected over the shoulder of Armstrong Shamrocks goalie Kalvin Davyduke as Josh Point  lends support Saturday at Kal Tire Place.
Westwold’s Cole Churchill

Churchill takes aim at national rodeo

Cole Churchill is off to the National High School Finals Rodeo.

Westwold’s Cole Churchill
Andrew McWilliam (left) and Robin Hewitt are half of the owners of the new Triumph  coffee shop in downtown Vernon on 30th Ave.

Triumph makes an appearance in downtown Vernon

Triumph is owned by a pair of families, Andrew and Sarah McWilliam and Matt and Robin Hewitt.

Andrew McWilliam (left) and Robin Hewitt are half of the owners of the new Triumph  coffee shop in downtown Vernon on 30th Ave.
Czarina Wisse (left)

Track stars ready for Summer Games

The North Okanagan will be sending its fastest runners and highest jumpers to Nanaimo for the B.C. Summer Games, July 17-20

Czarina Wisse (left)
Vernon Tigers forward Connor Buick (right) makes a few moves in front of Armstrong Shamrocks defender Cam Nelson and the Shamrocks net during Game 1 of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.  The Tigers thumped the Shamrocks 11-1.

Vernon Tigers hot in opener

The Vernon Source for Sports Tigers blasted the Armstrong Shamrocks 11-1 in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoff action

Vernon Tigers forward Connor Buick (right) makes a few moves in front of Armstrong Shamrocks defender Cam Nelson and the Shamrocks net during Game 1 of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.  The Tigers thumped the Shamrocks 11-1.
Baseball coach Charles Law (left) is joined by Vernon athletes Keaton Mandryk

B.C. Games to be a ball

A trio of Vernon baseball stars and a local coach will represent Zone 2 at the B.C. Summer Games, July 17-20, in Nanaimo

Baseball coach Charles Law (left) is joined by Vernon athletes Keaton Mandryk
Jordan Orr of the Vernon Tigers is knocked off balance in front of the Kamloops Venom net Saturday at Kal Tire Place. The two rivals played to a 7-7 tie in the regular season finale.

Vernon Tigers draw Armstrong Shamrocks for boxla semifinal

The Highway 97A rivalry got dusted off as the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs began Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place

Jordan Orr of the Vernon Tigers is knocked off balance in front of the Kamloops Venom net Saturday at Kal Tire Place. The two rivals played to a 7-7 tie in the regular season finale.
Tyler Riva will play for Team B.C. at the Red River Cup this weekend in Winnipeg.

Pair of Panthers prepare for the Peg

A pair of Vernon Panthers are with the U16 Team B.C. football teams in the Red River Cup starting this weekend in Winnipeg.

Tyler Riva will play for Team B.C. at the Red River Cup this weekend in Winnipeg.
Emma Lockwood will represent Vernon on the Thompson-Okanagan soccer team at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.

Lockwood energized for Summer Games

Emma Lockwood was running around, playing the game she loves with 15 new friends on a recent Saturday at DND fields.

Emma Lockwood will represent Vernon on the Thompson-Okanagan soccer team at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.
Choir students Michael Whibley (from left)

Grads look to the future

Moms were crying as they sent their children off to get suited up in Seaton's royal blue and white grad gowns

Choir students Michael Whibley (from left)
Susan Weeks of Armstrong appears on the spring issue of Pro Painter magazine.

Painter gains national exposure

Susan Weeks became the first woman to grace the cover of Pro Painter magazine in the spring issue

Susan Weeks of Armstrong appears on the spring issue of Pro Painter magazine.
Jenny Garbutt recently opened ReJen Health in Vernon’s Sterling Centre.

ReJen focuses on health

Jenny Garbutt completed her electro-proscope course at the Thorp Institute last October in Encinitas, Cali.

Jenny Garbutt recently opened ReJen Health in Vernon’s Sterling Centre.
Jackie Little of Port Alberni tees off on the 9th hole at the B.C. Senior Women’s Golf Championship Wednesday at Vernon Golf and Country Club.

Little delivers on home greens

Jackie Little felt nice and comfortable walking down the 18th fairway to a glowing crowd.

Jackie Little of Port Alberni tees off on the 9th hole at the B.C. Senior Women’s Golf Championship Wednesday at Vernon Golf and Country Club.
Ryan Sarazin (left) of the Vernon Tigers sprints towards the net as Jerome Thorne of the Kamloops Venom holds him back in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Jensen jumpstarts Tigers comeback

The Vernon Source for Sports Tigers mounted a huge third period comeback and became the first team to knock off the Kamloops Venom.

Ryan Sarazin (left) of the Vernon Tigers sprints towards the net as Jerome Thorne of the Kamloops Venom holds him back in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Podiatrist Dr. Mike Motyer is preparing to move North Okanagan Foot and Ankle to a new location in Vernon.

Clinic on the move

Podiatrist Dr. Mike Motyer is packing up shop and relocating North Okanagan Foot and Ankle

Podiatrist Dr. Mike Motyer is preparing to move North Okanagan Foot and Ankle to a new location in Vernon.
Karley Fugel won Most Outstanding and Top Academic Female Athlete at the Rotary Athletic Awards Wednesday night at the Best Western Vernon Lodge.

Panthers reap Rotary awards

Vernon’s elite high school athletes had their shoes shined and their hair curled and the W.L. Seaton jazz band rocked the house.

Karley Fugel won Most Outstanding and Top Academic Female Athlete at the Rotary Athletic Awards Wednesday night at the Best Western Vernon Lodge.

AT RANDOM: Blue Jays bashed in May

I have never had so much fun watching the Toronto Blue Jays play as I did in May