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Penticton swimmers rack up medals at first meet

Penticton swimmers rack up medals at first meet

The Penticton KISU Swim Club hosted its first meet of the season with eight teams competing.

Penticton swimmers rack up medals at first meet
Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees

Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees

Two Penticton teams met in the final of the weekend tournament

Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees
Penticton wins third junior hockey start

Penticton wins third junior hockey start

The Penticton Vees are back to their winning ways collecting a third straight BCHL victory.

Penticton wins third junior hockey start
North Okanagan Knights forward Tyler Cheetham (29) takes on Osoyoos Coyotes rival Brandon Della Paoiera for puck possession following a face-off during the Knights’ 3-2 double overtime KIJHL win Friday, Oct. 25, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
North Okanagan Knights forward Tyler Cheetham (29) takes on Osoyoos Coyotes rival Brandon Della Paoiera for puck possession following a face-off during the Knights’ 3-2 double overtime KIJHL win Friday, Oct. 25, at the Nor-Val Sports Centre. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
BCHL Showcase Festival coming to Penticton

BCHL Showcase Festival coming to Penticton

The B.C. Hockey League’s annual Showcase Festival is coming to town Friday and Saturday

BCHL Showcase Festival coming to Penticton
Penticton Vees tops in the country’s junior rankings

Penticton Vees tops in the country’s junior rankings

For the second week in a row the Penticton Vees are the number one team in Cananada

Penticton Vees tops in the country’s junior rankings
1955 Vees reign again at Classics hockey tourney in Penticton

1955 Vees reign again at Classics hockey tourney in Penticton

The 1955 World Championship Vees took home the Moog Cup at minor hockey tournament

1955 Vees reign again at Classics hockey tourney in Penticton
Penticton Vees Don Moog remembered at Classics tourney

Penticton Vees Don Moog remembered at Classics tourney

A member of the world champion Vees is honoured with a trophy in his name

Penticton Vees Don Moog remembered at Classics tourney
Penticton Classics tourney features Vees jersey’s from the past

Penticton Classics tourney features Vees jersey’s from the past

Teams will be wearing Penticton Vees jerseys from 1955 onwards at Classics novice tournament

Penticton Classics tourney features Vees jersey’s from the past
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
The Penticton Vees have announced that forward David Silye will be the team’s captain for the upcoming season. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Penticton Vees name captain and leadership group

David Silye will be the Penticton Vees captain for the upcoming season

The Penticton Vees have announced that forward David Silye will be the team’s captain for the upcoming season. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Changing of the guard for South Okanagan midget baseball team

Changing of the guard for South Okanagan midget baseball team

Aqil Samuel is leaving the club and will be replaced by Josh Snider

Changing of the guard for South Okanagan midget baseball team
Kelm wins Okanagan Ogopogo tubbing championship

Kelm wins Okanagan Ogopogo tubbing championship

Robbie Kelm edged out Dr. Lloyd Westby to take the Great Ogopogo Bathtub race title

Kelm wins Okanagan Ogopogo tubbing championship
Okanagan team bows out early at B.C. baseball championships

Okanagan team bows out early at B.C. baseball championships

The SOMBA Tigers U18 AAA squad lost its first two games at the provincials

Okanagan team bows out early at B.C. baseball championships
Okanagan baseball team turns some heads at BC AAA Minor Baseball provincials

Okanagan baseball team turns some heads at BC AAA Minor Baseball provincials

The Penticton SOMBA Tigers are in Burnaby for a chance to go to the national minor baseball tourney

Okanagan baseball team turns some heads at BC AAA Minor Baseball provincials
Tubbers revving up for fifth annual Okanagan Great Ogogogo Bathtub Race

Tubbers revving up for fifth annual Okanagan Great Ogogogo Bathtub Race

Fundraiser for South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation expected to reach $120,000 this year

Tubbers revving up for fifth annual Okanagan Great Ogogogo Bathtub Race
South Okanagan rugby players at Western Rugby Championships

South Okanagan rugby players at Western Rugby Championships

Penticton and Summerland athletes are in Regina this weekend to represent B.C.

  • Aug 2, 2019
South Okanagan rugby players at Western Rugby Championships
Penticton Vees president, general manger and head coach Fred Harbinson during training camp last year. Harbinson will be held captive in The Peach concession on Okanagan Lake on Aug. 13 until the Vees reach their goal of 30 more new season ticket memberships sold. (Western News file photo)

Penticton Vees coach held captive in The Peach

Vees hoping to get 30 more season ticket memberships

Penticton Vees president, general manger and head coach Fred Harbinson during training camp last year. Harbinson will be held captive in The Peach concession on Okanagan Lake on Aug. 13 until the Vees reach their goal of 30 more new season ticket memberships sold. (Western News file photo)
Vernon Kal Tire defender Mike Adams (right) tries to get the ball away from Chris Purnell of Interior Beverages FC during CapriCMW Okanagan Oldtimers 45+ Soccer League action. (Steve Cox - photo)

Vernon Kal Tire FC blanks Kelowna rivals

Five different goal scorers gives Vernon squad 5-0 CapriCMW 45+ Soccer League win

Vernon Kal Tire defender Mike Adams (right) tries to get the ball away from Chris Purnell of Interior Beverages FC during CapriCMW Okanagan Oldtimers 45+ Soccer League action. (Steve Cox - photo)
Morning Star - file photo

Second half explosion lifts Vernon Kal Tire

Okanagan Oldtimers Men’s 46+ soccer tilt sees Vernon beat Kelowna Mabui 5-2

Morning Star - file photo