BC Minor Hockey

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers (dark jersey) host an eight-team minor hockey Tier 2 U15 tournament Dec. 2-4 with the majority of games at Kal Tire Place North. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon Vipers set for Tier 2 U15 home tourney

Vipers play Calgary Bluer in their tourney opener Friday, Dec. 2, at Kal Tire Place North, 3:30 p.m.

 

Mikayla Bishop (from left), Bryden Ezekiel and Jackson Ford model the new-look colours and logo of Greater Vernon Minor Hockey Association’s Recreation (House) Division uniforms. IContributed)

Vernon minor hockey unveils new rec logo, staff

New colours for recreation (house) division uniforms, two new staff members in place

 

Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs players and coaches work with players from Greater Vernon Minor Hockey’s five u19 teams in a program called Little Mustangs, which won the big Mustangs an Okanagan hockey award for community service. (Screen shot)

WATCH: Vernon minor hockey team mentors younger players

Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs U13 Tier 1 wins Okanagan award for starting Little Mustangs program

 

Coldstream’s Berkeley Reid, 11, will play for the B.C.Select Team Brick Junior Canucks at the Brick Super Novice Invitational Hockey Tournament June 29-July 3 at the West Edmonton Mall. (Contributed)

Coldstream hockey player hunting for goals at the Brick

Berkeley Reid, 11, will play for Team B.C. at prestigious Brick Super Novice Invitational event in Edmonton

Coldstream’s Berkeley Reid, 11, will play for the B.C.Select Team Brick Junior Canucks at the Brick Super Novice Invitational Hockey Tournament June 29-July 3 at the West Edmonton Mall. (Contributed)
Vernon’s Hudson Kibblewhite was selected in the second round of the Western Hockey League’s Prospects Draft Thursday, May 19, by the Saskatoon Blades. (Twitter photo)

Vernon teen captures attention of Saskatoon Blades

Hudson Kibblewhite, 15, selected in second round of Western Hockey League Prospects Draft by Blades

Vernon’s Hudson Kibblewhite was selected in the second round of the Western Hockey League’s Prospects Draft Thursday, May 19, by the Saskatoon Blades. (Twitter photo)
Greater Vernon Minor Hockey will hold its annual general meeting Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Room at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star - file photo)

UPDATE: Vernon minor hockey meeting date changed

Greater Vernon Minor Hockey hosts AGM Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Kal Tire Place (Civic Room)

Greater Vernon Minor Hockey will hold its annual general meeting Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Room at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star - file photo)
Kole Comin leaving court on the second day of a month-long trial. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Trial starts in Kelowna for 4 men accused of sexual assault, unlawful confinement

The four men allegedly took turns sexually assaulting a young woman in Kelowna

Kole Comin leaving court on the second day of a month-long trial. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The Vernon Nixon Wenger Vipers won the U13 A2 Division at the annual Richmond Jets Spring Classic tournament March 13. (Contributed)

Vernon Nixon Wenger Vipers turn in Classic performance

U13 hockey team wins its division at Richmond Jets’ Spring Classic tournament to put wrap on season

The Vernon Nixon Wenger Vipers won the U13 A2 Division at the annual Richmond Jets Spring Classic tournament March 13. (Contributed)
The Okanagan champion Kelowna Rockets edged the Victoria Admirals 3-2 in the gold-medal game at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon Wednesday, March 23. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

PHOTOS: Kelowna Rockets sink Victoria Admirals in B.C. final

Okanagan champs edge the Island winners 3-2 in gold-medal game at B.C. Tier 2 U15 finals in Vernon

The Okanagan champion Kelowna Rockets edged the Victoria Admirals 3-2 in the gold-medal game at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon Wednesday, March 23. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Victoria Admirals forward Rowan Brodie-Rafuse (9) is watched closely by Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers defenceman Lucas VanderVelde during the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships Tuesday, March 22, at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Victoria Admirals forward Rowan Brodie-Rafuse (9) is watched closely by Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers defenceman Lucas VanderVelde during the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships Tuesday, March 22, at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Coldstream's Austin Seibel makes an incredible glove save for Saskatchewan's Prairie Hockey Academy on a two-on-nothing break against Okanagan Hockey Academy's Stevan Fairlie at the Canadian School Sport Hockey League's Western Canadian U17 prep hockey championships in Summerland. (Tanya Seibel Photo)

North, Central Okanagan players score at school hockey championships

Canadian Sport School Hockey League holds playoff tournaments in Penticton, Summerland

Coldstream's Austin Seibel makes an incredible glove save for Saskatchewan's Prairie Hockey Academy on a two-on-nothing break against Okanagan Hockey Academy's Stevan Fairlie at the Canadian School Sport Hockey League's Western Canadian U17 prep hockey championships in Summerland. (Tanya Seibel Photo)
Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers forward Dane Campbell (11) takes a nudge from South Delta defenceman Thomas Denney as Storm goalie Mason Buors follows the puck during action Monday, March 21, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

South Delta Storm blow away Vernon Vipers’ Tier 2 chances

Storm roll to 9-0 win over hosts at B.C. u15 finals at Kal Tire Place North, eliminating Vipers

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers forward Dane Campbell (11) takes a nudge from South Delta defenceman Thomas Denney as Storm goalie Mason Buors follows the puck during action Monday, March 21, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Salmon Arm firefighters and CP Rail staff responded to compressed gas leaking from a rail car carrying argon refrigeration liquid on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (Salmon Arm Fire Department photo)

Salmon Arm rail crossing temporarily closed due to rail car leaking argon gas

Fire chief said gas non-toxic, non-flammable, but in large concentrations can displace oxygen

Salmon Arm firefighters and CP Rail staff responded to compressed gas leaking from a rail car carrying argon refrigeration liquid on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (Salmon Arm Fire Department photo)
The Lumby Stars won the five-team U18 Female Division of the 24th annual Richmond Ravens Ice Classic hockey tournament Sunday, March 20. The Stars defeated the Yukon Wild 6-1 in the final. It was the only goal scored on the Stars in five games. (Facebook photo)

Lumby U18 females Stars of Richmond tourney

Stars win Richmond Ravens Ice Classic; North OK Knights fall in district U15 rec final; Jr. Snakes winners

The Lumby Stars won the five-team U18 Female Division of the 24th annual Richmond Ravens Ice Classic hockey tournament Sunday, March 20. The Stars defeated the Yukon Wild 6-1 in the final. It was the only goal scored on the Stars in five games. (Facebook photo)
Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Cranbrook Bucks roll to 7-3 win over Vernon Vipers in Tier 2 U15 opener

The eight-team provincial hockey championships opened Sunday in Vernon

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)

B.C. hockey tourneys start in Salmon Arm, Vernon

Tier 2 U15 (Vernon) and Tier 2 U13 (Salmon Arm) finals are both eight-team events, on until Wednesday

Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
The Lumby Female U18 Stars rallied from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Kelowna 3-2 Sunday, March 14, at Lumby’s Pat Duke Memorial Arena to add the Okanagan playoff banner to their regular season championship. (Facebook photo)

Lumby U18 females Stars of Okanagan hockey league

Lumby squad wins playoff banner on home ice with 3-2 rally win over Kelowna to go along with regular season title

The Lumby Female U18 Stars rallied from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Kelowna 3-2 Sunday, March 14, at Lumby’s Pat Duke Memorial Arena to add the Okanagan playoff banner to their regular season championship. (Facebook photo)
Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)

North Okanagan, Shuswap teams hosting B.C. minor hockey finals

Salmon Arm hosts U13 Tier 2 and Greater Vernon is host for U15 Tier 2 finals; both start March 20

Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)
The Vernon H&L Glass Development A Junior Vipers players and coaches have another reason to celebrate after capping off a perfect regular season with a 5-3 win over the West Kelowna Warriors. (Contributed)

Vernon H&L Glass Junior Vipers develop taste for winning

Atom Development A hockey team finishes regular season without a loss

The Vernon H&L Glass Development A Junior Vipers players and coaches have another reason to celebrate after capping off a perfect regular season with a 5-3 win over the West Kelowna Warriors. (Contributed)