Sports

Lincoln Lanes had some stellar games in league play over the past week. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon bowlers of the week and other lane highlights

Weekly numbers, averages, high games and other pertinent stats from Vernon’s Lincoln Lanes

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal

Two sides avoid arbitration, Virtanen will receive average annual salary of $2.55 million

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract

Yale Hockey Academy product files for arbitration with Canucks, hearing set for Oct. 28

The Vernon Magnums (blue) defeated the Kelowna Green Sun 30-12 in Southern Interior Football Conference Peewee Division action Sunday, Oct. 18, at Greater Vernon Athletics Park. (Photo submitted)

Harkness helps Vernon Magnums down Kelowna

Oliver Harkness had strong game on both sides of football as Vernon scores 30-12 Peewee victory

The Vernon Magnums (blue) defeated the Kelowna Green Sun 30-12 in Southern Interior Football Conference Peewee Division action Sunday, Oct. 18, at Greater Vernon Athletics Park. (Photo submitted)
Greater Vernon Recreation Services’ fall volleyball leagues have begun play. (File photo)

Vernon adult volleyball leagues begin play

Weekly stats from Greater Vernon Recreation Services’ fall leagues

Greater Vernon Recreation Services’ fall volleyball leagues have begun play. (File photo)
Course workers prepare the landing area at the ski jump venue in Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, B.C. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Whistler, B.C., to host nordic world junior ski championship in 2023

Canada last hosted the championships in 1997 in Canmore, Alta.

Course workers prepare the landing area at the ski jump venue in Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, B.C. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman William Lavigne (left) tries to rub out Vernon Vipers forward Max Bulawka in B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup action. Vernon completed a home-and-home sweep of the Gorillas with a 4-3 overtime win Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Shaw Centre. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers sweep Salmon Arm

Snakes win 5-2 at home Friday, 4-3 in overtime Saturday at the Shaw Centre

Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman William Lavigne (left) tries to rub out Vernon Vipers forward Max Bulawka in B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup action. Vernon completed a home-and-home sweep of the Gorillas with a 4-3 overtime win Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Shaw Centre. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Vernon Vipers topped the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 5-2 for their first win of the BC Hockey League Okanagan Cup tournament Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek photo)

Vernon Vipers top Salmon Arm for first win of Okanagan Cup

The Vipers secured a 5-2 win over the Silverbacks at Kal Tire Place Friday night

The Vernon Vipers topped the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 5-2 for their first win of the BC Hockey League Okanagan Cup tournament Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek photo)
Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spectators no longer allowed at B.C. indoor sporting facilities

The decision comes after Dr. Bonnie Henry issued caution to sports teams earlier this week

Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)

Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes

The decision was made with the unanimous support of U SPORTS’ board of directors

The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)
Thompson Okanagan Lakers foward Jessica Engelbrecht waits intently for the linesman to drop the puck in a defensive zone faceoff in front of goalie Cheree Peters. Engelbrecht, Peters, and the Lakers swept a three-game Female U18 AAA hockey series in Vernon from the visiting Vancouver Island Seals. (Jen Petty photo)

Vernon-based Thompson Lakers sweep hockey series from Seals

U18 AAA female squad takes three games from visiting Vancouver Island team

Thompson Okanagan Lakers foward Jessica Engelbrecht waits intently for the linesman to drop the puck in a defensive zone faceoff in front of goalie Cheree Peters. Engelbrecht, Peters, and the Lakers swept a three-game Female U18 AAA hockey series in Vernon from the visiting Vancouver Island Seals. (Jen Petty photo)
The Vernon Vipers acquired forward Will Arquiett from the Cowichan Valley Capitals in exchange for forwards Brett Fudger, Colby Feist and future considerations in a trade Oct. 13, 2020. (Garrett James Photography)

Vernon Vipers acquire forward from Cowichan Valley

The Vipers trade Brett Fudger and Colby Feist to the Capitals in exchange for Will Arquiett

The Vernon Vipers acquired forward Will Arquiett from the Cowichan Valley Capitals in exchange for forwards Brett Fudger, Colby Feist and future considerations in a trade Oct. 13, 2020. (Garrett James Photography)

Chase Heat melt North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL exhibition schedule starts off in the Shuswap

Vernon Minor Softball looks to cash in on book sale

Mega six-day event runs in downtown Vernon Oct. 13-18 at old Liquidation World building on 30th Ave.

Vernon Vipers search for offence, wins

Snakes fall to 0-4 in BC Hockey League Okanagan Cup tourney with 4-1 home-ice loss to Penticton Vees

Lake Country dirt biker wins 24-hour race

Malcolm Hett took full advantage of the one-off B.C. event

Paralyzed B.C. cowboy set to ride again thanks to custom saddle

Cunin soon started hanging around back at the rodeo arena helping out

Vancouver Canucks sign veteran goaltender Braden Holtby to 2-year deal

Each team can protect only one goalie in the Seattle expansion draft next year