Tyler Lowey

Coquitlam Express captain Ryan Rosenthal hoists the Fred Page Cup Trophy after being presented the hardware by BCHL commissioner John Grisdale

Express sweep snakes

The Fred Page Cup came to a screeching halt as the Coquitlam Express completed the sweep of Vernon Vipers.

Coquitlam Express captain Ryan Rosenthal hoists the Fred Page Cup Trophy after being presented the hardware by BCHL commissioner John Grisdale
Allison Briggs (left)

Coach finds slumber-time solutions

One in four children have sleep issues at some point in their childhood. But Allison Briggs has a way of helping sleep-deprived parents.

Allison Briggs (left)
Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Coquitlam netminder Gordie Defiel and centre Adam Rockwood but wide of the goal in BCHL Fred Page Cup final series action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Express rallied for a 6-4 win.

Coquitlam closes out Game 1

The Vernon Vipers melted away a 3-0 lead and lost 6-4 to the Coquitlam Express in Game 1 of the B.C. Hockey League finals.

Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Coquitlam netminder Gordie Defiel and centre Adam Rockwood but wide of the goal in BCHL Fred Page Cup final series action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Express rallied for a 6-4 win.
Daniel Kilchenmann (centre) runs European Timberframe with the help of Benno Hegglin (left) and Flo Grob. They are auctioning off the gazebo they made with the proceeds going to two different charities.

Gazebo auction supports community

The gazebo is currently up for auction at timberframecorp.com. Bidding carries on until 10 p.m. April 30.

Daniel Kilchenmann (centre) runs European Timberframe with the help of Benno Hegglin (left) and Flo Grob. They are auctioning off the gazebo they made with the proceeds going to two different charities.
Colton Sparrow of the Vernon Vipers is tripped up on a breakaway by Cam Marks of the Coquitlam Express drawing an interference call Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Express return home with full head of steam

The Vernon Vipers lost in overtime 4-3 to the Coquitlam Express in Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League best-of-seven finals series.

Colton Sparrow of the Vernon Vipers is tripped up on a breakaway by Cam Marks of the Coquitlam Express drawing an interference call Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.
Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers is checked hard into the boards by Coquitlam Express defender John Saunders Friday at Kal Tire Place.

Snakes let game 1 slip

The Vernon Vipers melted away a 3-0 lead to the Coquitlam Express in Game 1 of the Fred Page Cup.

Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers is checked hard into the boards by Coquitlam Express defender John Saunders Friday at Kal Tire Place.
Cowboys will compete for a top prize of $5

Bulls looking to blank cowboys

Buckle up for some high-flying, cowboy-tossing, hoof-stomping eight-seconds of bull riding.

Cowboys will compete for a top prize of $5
Joe Enevoldson

Maroons grad takes helm of U16 boys provincial squad

Joe Enevoldson has been named U16 B.C. boys head coach for the Canadian Basketball Championships

Joe Enevoldson

AT RANDOM: Bring on April

Meet sports-finatic Tyler Lowey, filling in for Graeme Corbett, in the sports section

Paralympic gold medallists Ina Forrest (left)

Golden event

Trio of Paralympic gold medallists, recently returned from the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, celebrated

Paralympic gold medallists Ina Forrest (left)

Snakes snipers commit to college squads

Colton Sparrow and Liam Coughlin have committed to NCAA Division 1 programs for next season.

Ash Simpson is the owner of Cell Werx

Business rings up cell phone repairs

Ash Simpson opened Cell Werx, a cell phone repair business, Feb. 1 on Vernon’s 30th Avenue.

Ash Simpson is the owner of Cell Werx

Vipers take Game 1

The Vernon Vipers won their first game of the round-robin against the Victoria Grizzlies 5-4

Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers battles for the puck against Penticton Vees’ defenceman Alex Coulombe in BCHL playoff action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vees won the sixth game of the series 2-0.

Stingy Vees force seventh game

With 2,500 fans in the building, the Vernon Vipers needed just one goal to shatter the Kal Tire Place noise level Friday night.

Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers battles for the puck against Penticton Vees’ defenceman Alex Coulombe in BCHL playoff action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vees won the sixth game of the series 2-0.
Ray Morine and Jan Cody are hoping to expand the public’s culinary experences at their store

Olive Us tempts the taste buds

Olive Us is an olive oil and vinegar tasting room with hundreds of different oils, special pastas and sea salts.

Ray Morine and Jan Cody are hoping to expand the public’s culinary experences at their store
Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers battles for the puck against Penticton Vees defender Alex Coulombe Friday night at Kal Tire Place

Viper lose; Game 7 set for Saturday

The Vernon Vipers were one game away from eliminating the Penticton Vees in the B.C. Hockey League Interior Conference finals.

Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers battles for the puck against Penticton Vees defender Alex Coulombe Friday night at Kal Tire Place
Vernon Vipers’ TJ Dumonceaux

Vipers tie up series at home

The Penticton Vees, with a 2-1 series lead, entered Kal Tire Place Tuesday night looking to head home comfortably ahead of the Vipers.

Vernon Vipers’ TJ Dumonceaux
Jared Wilson (left)

Vipers victorious in vital game 5

The Vernon Vipers narrowly edged out the Penticton Vees 3-2 in a Game 5 battle at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Jared Wilson (left)
Vernon Vipers' Michael McNicholas regroups in front of Penticton Vees' goalie Olivier Mantha during BCHL playoff action Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Valiant Vipers even up series 2-2

The Penticton Vees entered Kal Tire Place looking to leave with a 3-1 series lead and full control of the B.C. Hockey League playoff series.

Vernon Vipers' Michael McNicholas regroups in front of Penticton Vees' goalie Olivier Mantha during BCHL playoff action Tuesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon's Diane Schuetze caps a stellar five-year women's basketball career with the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.

Vernon’s Schuetze leaves TRU legacy

Diane Schuetze’s leaves Thompson Rivers University as the greatest women’s basketball player the school has ever seen.

Vernon's Diane Schuetze caps a stellar five-year women's basketball career with the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.