College sports

Former Vernon Kokanee Swim Club member Savannah King, a two-time Olympian and four-time Canadian university swim team champion, is an assistant coach with Montreal’s McGill Redbirds. She has been accepted into an apprentice coaching program with Canadian U-Sports. (Photo submitted)

Former Vernon swimmer earns apprentice nod

Savannah King named one of 18 former athletes to U-Sports Female Apprentice Coach program

  • Apr 16, 2021

 

Former Vernon Viper Odeen Tufto has been nominated for the NCAA’s Hobey Baker Award for the 2021 season, given to the top player in college hockey. (BCHL photo)

Former Vernon Viper a finalist for top college hockey award

Quinnipiac University’s Odeen Tufto has been nominated for this year’s Hobey Baker Award

 

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

 

Vernon Minor Football and Vernon Panthers high school football alumnus Josh Hyer proudly wears the national championship ring he won in November 2019 as a member of the University of Calgary Dinos. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon football product savours national championship ring

Josh Hyer has picked up his Calgary Dinos Canadian University bling - twice

Vernon Minor Football and Vernon Panthers high school football alumnus Josh Hyer proudly wears the national championship ring he won in November 2019 as a member of the University of Calgary Dinos. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon soccer player Tori Hauptman will continue her career at the post-secondary level, having signed with the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. (Photo courtesy Wesmen Athletics)

Vernon player chooses Winnipeg as next soccer home

Tori Hauptman will play for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen in U-SPORTS’ Canada West conference

Vernon soccer player Tori Hauptman will continue her career at the post-secondary level, having signed with the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. (Photo courtesy Wesmen Athletics)
Former Vernon Vipers defenceman Cameron Trott may be looking for a new university hockey team after the men’s and women’s hockey programs at the University of Lethbridge were disbanded due to budget restraints. (Morning Star - file photo)

Hockey program elimination impacts Vernon Vipers alum

D-man Cameron Trott was in third year at U. of Lethbridge, which eliminated men’s and women’s teams

Former Vernon Vipers defenceman Cameron Trott may be looking for a new university hockey team after the men’s and women’s hockey programs at the University of Lethbridge were disbanded due to budget restraints. (Morning Star - file photo)