Lacrosse

Vernon’s Kaden Doughty has been selected in the sixth round of the 2022 National Lacrosse League draft by the Calgary Roughnecks. (Langley Events Centre photo)

Calgary Roughnecks high on Vernon lacrosse player

Kaden Doughty selected in sixth round of National Lacrosse League draft; and 2 wins away from Mann Cup

 

Vernon’s Kaden Doughty (front row,kneeling, third from right) and the Langley Thunder celebrate the team’s third Western Lacrosse Association Senior A championship. Doughty and the Thunder now advance to the Mann Cup Canadian championship. (LangleyThunder.com - Gary Ahuja photo)

Vernon lacrosse star earns Mann Cup shot

Kaden Doughty helps Langley Thunder win third Western Lacrosse Association championship

 

Former Vernon Junior B Tigers sniper Kaden Doughty (right) is trying to win a B.C. Junior A Lacrosse title with the Langley Thunder. (Morning Star - file photo)

North Okanagan lacrosse grads in hunt for B.C. Junior A title

Forward Kaden Doughty and goalie Troy Cuzzetto are key members of the Langley Thunder

 

The 1976 Canadian Senior B lacrosse champion Vernon Lodge Tigers celebrate at the local hotel: from left, team manager Wolfgang Gatcher, captain Jamie McKenzie, pilot Barry Lapointe, co-pilot Bill Jurome and coach Bill Roth, who died in Vernon in late July at age 89. Roth guided the Tigers to three straight Canadian titles and four consecutive provincial championships. (Vernon Daily News Photo)

UPDATE: Legendary Vernon lacrosse coach remembered as “nice, easy-going guy”

Bill Roth, who guided Vernon Tigers to three straight Canadian Senior B titles, dies at 89

The 1976 Canadian Senior B lacrosse champion Vernon Lodge Tigers celebrate at the local hotel: from left, team manager Wolfgang Gatcher, captain Jamie McKenzie, pilot Barry Lapointe, co-pilot Bill Jurome and coach Bill Roth, who died in Vernon in late July at age 89. Roth guided the Tigers to three straight Canadian titles and four consecutive provincial championships. (Vernon Daily News Photo)
Alexander Dolmat of the Burnaby Lakers (with ball) fends off a check from Grace Chartier of the North Okanagan Shepherd’s Hardware Legends during the gold-medal game of the B.C. Minor Lacrosse U15 C Division Championships Sunday, July 17, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. The Lakers defeated the Legends 9-6. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Burnaby Lakers sink North Okanagan Legends in gold-medal final

Lower Mainland team avenges preliminary round loss in B.C. Minor Lacrosse U15 C Division final

Alexander Dolmat of the Burnaby Lakers (with ball) fends off a check from Grace Chartier of the North Okanagan Shepherd’s Hardware Legends during the gold-medal game of the B.C. Minor Lacrosse U15 C Division Championships Sunday, July 17, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. The Lakers defeated the Legends 9-6. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers captain Jacob Brewer (left), playing in his final junior game, tries to beat Kamloops defender Elias Newport during the Venom’s 14-3 Thompson Okanagan junor Lacrosse League semifinal win Wednesday, July 13, at Kal Tire Place. The Venom swept the best-of-three series. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Kamloops Venom eliminate Vernon Tigers

Venom advance to Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League final following 14-3 win in Vernon

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers captain Jacob Brewer (left), playing in his final junior game, tries to beat Kamloops defender Elias Newport during the Venom’s 14-3 Thompson Okanagan junor Lacrosse League semifinal win Wednesday, July 13, at Kal Tire Place. The Venom swept the best-of-three series. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The North Okanagan Minor Lacrosse Association will field two teams out of 24 in four divisions for the B.C. U15 Minor Lacrosse Championships which begin Thursday, July 14, at Kal Tire Place and Kal Tire Place North arenas. (Danya Sapergia photo)

North Okanagan hosts minor lacrosse U15 provincials

A total of 24 teams in four divisions will compete at both Kal Tire Place venues starting Thursday, July 14

The North Okanagan Minor Lacrosse Association will field two teams out of 24 in four divisions for the B.C. U15 Minor Lacrosse Championships which begin Thursday, July 14, at Kal Tire Place and Kal Tire Place North arenas. (Danya Sapergia photo)
Kamloops Venom goalie Robert Gerow gets enough of Vernon Tigers forward Kal Bonneau’s shot to send it wide during Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League semifinal action Monday, July 11, in Kamloops. (Allen Douglas - Kamloops This Week)

Kamloops Venom roll past Vernon Tigers

TOJLL: Regular-season champs scored early, often in 22-5 romp in Game 1 semifinal

Kamloops Venom goalie Robert Gerow gets enough of Vernon Tigers forward Kal Bonneau’s shot to send it wide during Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League semifinal action Monday, July 11, in Kamloops. (Allen Douglas - Kamloops This Week)
The Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers (white) and the Kamloops Venom begin their best-of-three Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League semifinal tonight (Monday, July 11) in Kamloops. Game 2 is Wednesday, July 13, at Kal Tire Place at 7 p.m. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon Junior Tigers draw Venom in semifinal

Vernon 0-4 against the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League regular-season champs, Kamloops

The Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers (white) and the Kamloops Venom begin their best-of-three Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League semifinal tonight (Monday, July 11) in Kamloops. Game 2 is Wednesday, July 13, at Kal Tire Place at 7 p.m. (Morning Star - file photo)
Kael Black of the Vernon Tigers (left) and Warin Buzzell of the Armstrong Shamrocks were among 13 players and two coaches selected from their respective teams for the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League all-star game Sunday, July 10, in Kamloops. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Lucky 13 selected for TOJLL all-star game from Vernon, Armstrong

Tigers, Shamrocks players, along with two coaches, join players from other teams for game Sunday

Kael Black of the Vernon Tigers (left) and Warin Buzzell of the Armstrong Shamrocks were among 13 players and two coaches selected from their respective teams for the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League all-star game Sunday, July 10, in Kamloops. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Vernon Tigers (orange) will take on the undefeated regular-season champion Kelowna Raiders while the second-place Kamloops Rattlers host the third-place Armstrong Shamrocks in the Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League semifinals. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon, Armstrong prep for senior lacrosse semis

Tigers get undefeated Kelowna while Shamrocks – in search of sixth straight title – travel to Kamloops

The Vernon Tigers (orange) will take on the undefeated regular-season champion Kelowna Raiders while the second-place Kamloops Rattlers host the third-place Armstrong Shamrocks in the Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League semifinals. (Morning Star - file photo)
Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers goalie Derek Pereboom goes to retrieve a loose ball created by teammates Tayber McLean (left) and Thomas Pain knocking the ball from Nolan Virgo of the Kamloops Venom during Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Saturday, June 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Kamloops Venom double Vernon Tigers

TOJLL: Venom win 12th straight; Tigers finish fourth; South OK Flames eliminate Armstrong Shamrocks

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers goalie Derek Pereboom goes to retrieve a loose ball created by teammates Tayber McLean (left) and Thomas Pain knocking the ball from Nolan Virgo of the Kamloops Venom during Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Saturday, June 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Vernon Tigers forward Isaac Coombs (right) watches Armstrong Shamrocks forward Isaac Dodge’s stick travel through the air during Vernon’s 9-6 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League win Thursday, June 23, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon Tigers stick it to Armstrong Shamrocks

Visiting Tigers score 9-6 TOJLL victory to clinch playoff spot and push ‘Rocks closer to elimination

Vernon Tigers forward Isaac Coombs (right) watches Armstrong Shamrocks forward Isaac Dodge’s stick travel through the air during Vernon’s 9-6 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League win Thursday, June 23, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Armstrong Shamrocks and Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers meet for the fourth and final time in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League tonight, Thursday, 7 p.m., at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. The first three meetings have ended in ties. Both teams are tied for the final playoff spot and each club has two games remaining. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon Tigers, Armstrong Shamrocks battle for playoff positioning

Junior lacrosse league rivals tied for final playoff spot; played to three ties in three prior meetings

The Armstrong Shamrocks and Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers meet for the fourth and final time in the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League tonight, Thursday, 7 p.m., at Armstrong’s Nor-Val Sports Centre. The first three meetings have ended in ties. Both teams are tied for the final playoff spot and each club has two games remaining. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
North Okanagan Pee Wee Legends Seyja Manson (from left), Halle Harty, Summer Kayle, Bailey Kayle, Jordan Payton and Nicole Payton recently made local minor lacrosse history, becoming the first girls to play as a line together on the floor. (Contributed)

North Okanagan lacrosse girls stand tall against boys’ taunting

Six girls on Legends’ team make local history, becoming first all-girls line to play together in a game

North Okanagan Pee Wee Legends Seyja Manson (from left), Halle Harty, Summer Kayle, Bailey Kayle, Jordan Payton and Nicole Payton recently made local minor lacrosse history, becoming the first girls to play as a line together on the floor. (Contributed)
Armstrong Shamrocks legendary player/coach Lance McGregor will be inducted into the Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Friday, June 24, at the current Shamrocks’ Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League home game against the Kamloops Rattlers. (Justin Bongers Photography)

Armstrong lacrosse legend nets Hall of Fame call

Lance McGregor to be inducted into Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame at Shamrocks home game June 24

Armstrong Shamrocks legendary player/coach Lance McGregor will be inducted into the Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Friday, June 24, at the current Shamrocks’ Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League home game against the Kamloops Rattlers. (Justin Bongers Photography)
Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers captain Jacob Brewer (left) has the ball dislodged from his stick by Robbie Paialunga of the Kelowna Kodiaks in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Tuesday, June 14, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Second-half surge lifts Kelowna Kodiaks past Vernon Tigers

Visitors outscore home team 12-3 over game’s final 28 minutes for 15-9 TOJLL victory

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers captain Jacob Brewer (left) has the ball dislodged from his stick by Robbie Paialunga of the Kelowna Kodiaks in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Tuesday, June 14, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
North Okanagan Tolko/Wholesale Grafix U16 lacrosse players Kohen Pounder.(front), Kian Yargeau (back, from left), Waylon Stowards, Cole Gartner and Aidan Wattie have been named to the Okanaagan team that will compete next month at the B.C. Summer Games in Prince George. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: North Okanagan U16 Legends rock home lacrosse tourney

Team goes 5-0, including 5-3 win over league rivals Kelowna Kodiaks in gold-medal final

North Okanagan Tolko/Wholesale Grafix U16 lacrosse players Kohen Pounder.(front), Kian Yargeau (back, from left), Waylon Stowards, Cole Gartner and Aidan Wattie have been named to the Okanaagan team that will compete next month at the B.C. Summer Games in Prince George. (Contributed)
South Okanagan Flames forward Keegan Allen (19) watches his over-the-shoulder shot surprise Vernon Tigers netminder Derek Pereboom in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League action Saturday, June 4, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

South Okanagan Flames extinguish Vernon Tigers

Visiting Flames roll to 16-7 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League win in Vernon Saturday, June 4

South Okanagan Flames forward Keegan Allen (19) watches his over-the-shoulder shot surprise Vernon Tigers netminder Derek Pereboom in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League action Saturday, June 4, at Kal Tire Place in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Vernon Tigers netminder Stu Ford makes a save in-close on Armstrong’s Kyle Versteeg during the Shamrocks’ 17-4 romp over the home team in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League action Thursday, June 2, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Armstrong Shamrocks tame Vernon Tigers

Irish roll to 17-4 win over arch-rivals in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League play in Vernon

Vernon Tigers netminder Stu Ford makes a save in-close on Armstrong’s Kyle Versteeg during the Shamrocks’ 17-4 romp over the home team in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League action Thursday, June 2, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)