basketball

Natalie Achonwa scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Canadians to an 80-50 rout of Sweden on Saturday, clinching Canada its third consecutive Olympic berth. Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece. (The Canadian Press photo)

Canadian women’s basketball team punches its Olympic ticket with win over Sweden

Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece

Natalie Achonwa scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Canadians to an 80-50 rout of Sweden on Saturday, clinching Canada its third consecutive Olympic berth. Shaina Pellington added 11 points, while Kia Nurse and Miranda Ayim chipped in with 10 apiece. (The Canadian Press photo)
Former Kalamalka Lakers standout Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe (7) helped Canada beat host Belgium 61-56 in its opening game at a 2020 Olympics Women’s Basketball Qualifying Tournament. (File photo)

Coldstream grad paces Canada to Olympic qualifier win

Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe scores seven points in Canada’s 61-56 basketball win over host Belgium

Former Kalamalka Lakers standout Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe (7) helped Canada beat host Belgium 61-56 in its opening game at a 2020 Olympics Women’s Basketball Qualifying Tournament. (File photo)
Globetrotter B-ball antics dazzle South Okanagan crowd

Globetrotter B-ball antics dazzle South Okanagan crowd

The original Harlem Globetrotters played to a packed house at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Globetrotter B-ball antics dazzle South Okanagan crowd
Kelsey Watts of the Vernon Panthers goes up for two points in double-coverage. The Panthers beat the hosting Southridge Storm in the final of the KFACE Klassic charity tournament, Jan. 25-26, 2020. (Submitted photo)

Vernon Panthers take top spot at Southridge charity tournament

Senior girls basketbal team goes 3-0 at Southridge KFACE Klassic

Kelsey Watts of the Vernon Panthers goes up for two points in double-coverage. The Panthers beat the hosting Southridge Storm in the final of the KFACE Klassic charity tournament, Jan. 25-26, 2020. (Submitted photo)
Basketball tournament scores scholarships for Vernon students

Basketball tournament scores scholarships for Vernon students

The fifth-annual Greater Vernon Alumni Basketball Tournament took place Dec. 26-27

Basketball tournament scores scholarships for Vernon students