Vernon Vipers

Bradley Cocca of the Merritt Centennials and Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers battle in the corner in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers edge Merritt for important win

There are those rare times when the magic happens with sports wordplay that just can’t go ignored.

Bradley Cocca of the Merritt Centennials and Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers battle in the corner in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon Vipers trade for goaltender

Vernon Vipers trade for goaltender

The Vernon Vipers acquired goaltender Bradley Cooper

Vernon Vipers trade for goaltender
Jack Judson

Two Vernon Vipers selected for World Junior Challenge camps

Defenceman Jack Judson and forward Alex Swetlikoff will join 42 others for Team Canada West.

Jack Judson
Vernon Vipers goalie Aidan Porter makes a dramatic save in traffic. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers edge Trail Smoke Eaters 1-0

The game started with a bang. Well, two bangs.

Vernon Vipers goalie Aidan Porter makes a dramatic save in traffic. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Salmon Arm goaltender Matthew Armitage makes a great stop on a partial breakaway by Matt Kowalski. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Vipers fall to last place after being shut out

It came down to a pair of incredible saves from Salmon Arm’s Matthew Armitage.

Salmon Arm goaltender Matthew Armitage makes a great stop on a partial breakaway by Matt Kowalski. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Vernon’s Teddy Wooding pursues Victoria’s Henri Schreifels in action at Kal Tire Place in Vermon on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (Katherine Peters/Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers tie it up late, lose in shootout

The Vernon Vipers dropped their Sunday matinee to the visiting Victoria Grizzlies 6-5 in a shootout.

Vernon’s Teddy Wooding pursues Victoria’s Henri Schreifels in action at Kal Tire Place in Vermon on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (Katherine Peters/Morning Star)
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson celebrates the game-winner over the Vipers. (Jim Bailey/Trail Times)

Trail Smoke Eaters grind out win over Vernon Vipers

Trail Smoke Eaters Kent Johnson scored the game winner in a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Kent Johnson celebrates the game-winner over the Vipers. (Jim Bailey/Trail Times)
The Vernon Vipers have acquired hometown product Matt Kowalksi (left), a forward from the West Kelowna Warriors, in exchange for defenceman Austin Chorney (right). (BCHL photos)

Vernon Vipers deal for hometown product

Matt Kowalski joins Vernon from West Kelowna Warriors in BCHL deal for D Austin Chorney

The Vernon Vipers have acquired hometown product Matt Kowalksi (left), a forward from the West Kelowna Warriors, in exchange for defenceman Austin Chorney (right). (BCHL photos)
Penticton Vees stop Vipers 3-2 in overtime

Penticton Vees stop Vipers 3-2 in overtime

B.C. Hockey League thriller between two rivals

Penticton Vees stop Vipers 3-2 in overtime
Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Silverbacks rally past Vipers

BCHL overtime Hallowe’en thriller at Kal Tire Place

Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Nick Cherkowski of the Vernon Vipers and Kyle Chernenkoff of the Trail Smoke Eaters battle for the puck in the corner in BCHL action earlier this season at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vernon’s Cherkowski signs with Merrimack

Viper winger earns NCAA Division 1 scholarship

Nick Cherkowski of the Vernon Vipers and Kyle Chernenkoff of the Trail Smoke Eaters battle for the puck in the corner in BCHL action earlier this season at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Ben Sanderson celebrates a snipe with the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. (Brent Calver/OWW Photo)

Sanderson one happy Vernon Viper

Son of NHLer bolsters Vernon’s offence

Ben Sanderson celebrates a snipe with the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. (Brent Calver/OWW Photo)
Kjell Kjemhus of the Vernon Vipers tries to snipe one past goalle Cole Demers of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in BCHL action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers deal for Sanderson

Son of former NHLer will make debut Friday night

Kjell Kjemhus of the Vernon Vipers tries to snipe one past goalle Cole Demers of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in BCHL action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Vernon Vipers shut out Smokies

Vernon Vipers shut out Smokies

Williamson comes off IR with three points

Vernon Vipers shut out Smokies
Holden Katzalay of the Surrey Eagles and Jesse Lansdell of the Vernon Vipers battle for the puck in BCHL action Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Vernon Morning Star)

Eagles hold off Vernon Vipers

Surrey 6 Vernon 5 in overtime

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Holden Katzalay of the Surrey Eagles and Jesse Lansdell of the Vernon Vipers battle for the puck in BCHL action Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Vernon Morning Star)
Jagger Williamson of the Vernon Vipers snipes ones past Jack Lagerstrom of the Penticton Vees in BCHL action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vipers brush back Vees

Vernon 2 Penticton 1 at Kal Tire Place

Jagger Williamson of the Vernon Vipers snipes ones past Jack Lagerstrom of the Penticton Vees in BCHL action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
The Vernon Vipers and Penticton Vees meet tonight for the 34th time in the last five B.C. Hockey League seasons. (Morning Star File Photo)

Vipers visit Vees tonight

Longtime rivals meet again Saturday in Vernon

The Vernon Vipers and Penticton Vees meet tonight for the 34th time in the last five B.C. Hockey League seasons. (Morning Star File Photo)
Vernon Vipers’ head coach and director of player personnel Mark Ferner watches a scrimmage during the B.C. Hockey League team’s annual spring camp at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star

Vipers’ sale rumours heat up

Ferner goes into camp without a contract

Vernon Vipers’ head coach and director of player personnel Mark Ferner watches a scrimmage during the B.C. Hockey League team’s annual spring camp at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star
Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)

Vernon’s Mick headed to Texas

Hired as president of upstart USA-Central Hockey League

Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)
Bill Greene of Falkland has been elected the new chairman of the board for BC Hockey. (Photo Submitted)

Greene pushes teamwork as new BC Hockey head

Falkland man twice brought Junior B franchises to the North Okanagan

Bill Greene of Falkland has been elected the new chairman of the board for BC Hockey. (Photo Submitted)