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Excelsiors equalize in Mann Cup finals

Buoyed by the return of their top scorer and No. 1 goaltender, the Brampton Excelsiors evened up the Mann Cup series at one game apiece Thursday night at the Langley Events Centre.

Christensen takes over Sun offence

Former head coach and ex-player Jay Christensen has taken over as the B.C. Football Conference club’s offensive coordinator, replacing Tony Lindsay who was relieved of his duties last week.

Pospisil Israel-bound

Following his solid performance at last week’s U.S. Open, Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil was reassigned to Canada’s Davis Cup tennis team for its upcoming World Group playoff tie against Israel.

World Junior A Challenge schedule set

Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, announced Thursday the game schedule for the 2011 World Junior A Challenge, Nov. 7-13 at the Langley Events Centre.

Thunder offence overpowers Excelsiors

Alex Turner fired three goals and added three assists as the Langley Thunder iced the Brampton Excelsiors 11-3 in Game 1 of the Mann Cup senior men’s national lacrosse championships Wednesday night in Langley.
Rockets among 10 teams getting redesign

Rockets among 10 teams getting redesign

The Okanagan Rockets will be sporting a fresh look to start the 2011-2012 schedule at home against the Greater Vancouver Canadians.
Kotai claims Kal club title

Kotai claims Kal club title

More than 100 athletes were greeted to idyllic weather at the 100th annual Okanagan Valley Labour Day Tennis Championships last weekend at the Kalamalka Country Club.
Toyota oldtimers zero accountants

Toyota oldtimers zero accountants

Vernon Toyota grounded Bosman Accounting 2-0 in Okanagan Men’s 35+ Soccer League action Monday night at Marshall Field #4.

United U16s strike silver

Vernon United earned a silver medal in the Michael J. Smith Soccer Tournament Under 16 Boys Rep division last weekend.
Magnums gun down Rams in opener

Magnums gun down Rams in opener

The Vernon Magnums appear ready to copycat last year’s unbeaten championship season by mauling the Rocky Mountain Rams of Cranbrook 33-7 in 2011 season-opening Midget football action at Sunday at Grahame Park.