Sports

North Okanagan sporting excellence honoured

Shanda Hill, Carl Vardon and Vernon Christian School volleyball win Tim Hortons sports awards

 

Vernon Pickleball Association shoots for lights, roof

Phase 2 of courts project in Okanagan Landing looks to land roof and lighting

 

Canada participation rates of girls in sport still lag behind boys

Just 24 per cent of head coaches of women’s teams in Canadian universities and colleges are women

 

Summerland considers replacing aging aquatic centre

Facility was constructed in 1976 and is near the end of its useful life

Vernon Vipers land prep school blueliner

Griffen Barr, from Nanaimo, was captain of Shawnigan Lake club in 2019-20

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Vernon martial arts gym breaks through during COVID-19

Breakthrough Martial Arts hosting popular online training sessions; classes to be taught in park

Chilliwack awarded new Junior B hockey team

Team name borrowed from a previous Junior B franchise based in Chilliwack from 1965-1971

Langley Township first B.C. city to host World Track and Field Trials in nearly 20 years

Township of Langley will host 2022 and 2023 editions

Kelowna retains top spot as mid-size city for sport hosting

Two other communities were recognized, with Kamloops taking second place followed by Victoria in third

Nominations sought for North Okanagan athletic awards

The 27th annual Tim Hortons honours will be announced in June; entry deadline is May 30

Vernon cadets medal at Sovereign Lake biathlon

First time in 15 years championships held on home turf

Box to the beat of music at Spar Boxing

Fitness duo Victoria Courtnall and Hayley Gustavson add to their exercise empire

  • Oct 18, 2019

Pickleball tourney swinging into Vernon

More than 300 players will compete in the tournament’s third year.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Paddleboard festival coming soon to Kalamalka Lake

Wildfire smoke got in the way of last year’s event, but conditions look better this summer

  • Aug 17, 2019

Nicky and Norman Wylie get new horse racing club up and running

Sandown Racing Club allows members to own part of a racehorse

  • Jun 26, 2019

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018

The Evolution of Ruth Saunders

Financial advisor is also a mixed martial arts athlete, a kite boarder and body builder

  • Sep 10, 2018

‘History in making’ as B.C. women’s hardball team joins men’s division

All-female B.C. Badgers will play in 45+ division in move to further development of female baseball