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UBC Okanagan women swing to bronze at nationals

It’s the first national medal in club history

 

Rockets welcome Tri-City to town Saturday night at Prospera Centre, puck drop at 7 p.m. (Photo - John Keller/Tri-City Americans)

Sports weekend preview: Rockets and Warriors host, Chiefs on the road

It’s another big hockey weekend for Kelowna; UBCO and OC basketball in action as well

 

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

 

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits, including 3 KSS Owls

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)

UBCO athletes to be recognized at Fall Success celebration

Fall athletes will be recognized for their championships and outstanding achievements

UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)
Coldstream’s Noah Turanski is back playing competitive hockey with the Okanagan Lakers in Kelowna (Tami Quan Photography)

Coldstream defenceman loving hockey life with Lakers in Kelowna

Noah Turanski had been out of competitive hockey for a couple of years when he got call from expansion team

Coldstream’s Noah Turanski is back playing competitive hockey with the Okanagan Lakers in Kelowna (Tami Quan Photography)
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 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 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

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)
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

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)
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)
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