Sports News

Ex Rocket leads Canada

May 23, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Former Kelowna Rockets' defenceman Damon Severson made sure Canada had a chance to move on at the World Hockey Championships. Trailing Switzerland 2-1 with...

Cranbrook to host BC

May 22, 2019 / 8:50 pm

The City of Cranbrook has been named the host community for both the 2020 BC Men’s and BC Women’s curling championships. The two events will be held...

Ex Buckaroo passes away

May 21, 2019 / 12:11 pm

A former member of the Kelowna Buckaroos has lost a long battle with ALS. Mitch Wilson passed away Saturday at his home in Brinnon, WA. He was 57. Wilson, a...

F1 champ Niki Lauda dies

May 21, 2019 / 6:55 am

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a...

Koepka wins PGA Champs

May 20, 2019 / 7:37 am

His place in PGA Championship history finally secure, Brooks Koepka draped both arms around the top of the Wanamaker Trophy and let out a deep sigh. The stress...

War of Will wins Preakness

May 19, 2019 / 6:34 am

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw its jockey out of...

Who will be golf's next star?

May 18, 2019 / 6:31 am

The GolfBC Championship has helped launch the careers of some of Canada's best golfers – and a new crop of future champions will be hitting the links...

Pickleball season kicks off

May 12, 2019 / 11:24 am

The bright pings of whiffle balls against paddles rang out like a popcorn machine at Marshall Fields in Vernon Saturday during the inaugural Spring Fling...

Team Canada hits Kelowna

May 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

One of the world's top men's fastball teams will be coming to Kelowna over the May long weekend. Canada's national men's team will be holding a...

Ferster returns to coaching

May 8, 2019 / 5:18 pm

Former West Kelowna Warriors head coach Rylan Ferster is heading back behind the bench. BC Hockey has named Ferster an assistant coach for the B.C. under-16...

Oilers sign Holland as GM

May 7, 2019 / 4:31 pm

The Edmonton Oilers confirmed the signing of Vernon's Ken Holland Tuesday as general manager and president of hockey operations. It was the worst-kept...

Oilers owner gravely ill

May 7, 2019 / 4:05 pm

The Edmonton Oilers are confirming that team owner Daryl Katz has been dealing with a life-threatening illness. Speculation arose Tuesday when Katz appeared at...

Holland to join Oilers

May 6, 2019 / 12:06 pm

It's all but official. The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with Vernon native Ken Holland to take over as general manager for the perennially...

Favourite out of Preakness

May 6, 2019 / 10:09 am

Taken down as the Kentucky Derby winner, Maximum Security is now out of the Preakness. Maximum Security's owner said Monday he will not run the horse in the...

Country House wins Derby

May 6, 2019 / 6:52 am

Country House's stunning victory in the Kentucky Derby paid off big as a 65-1 long shot. The chestnut colt with Flavien Prat aboard paid $132.40, $56.60 and...

Local a triathlon champ

May 5, 2019 / 7:25 am

A young West Kelowna athlete has won an international sports honour. Seventeen-year-old triathlete Brock Hoel of West Kelowna won the 2019 CAMTRI Junior...

8-time Cup winner dies

May 2, 2019 / 12:07 pm

Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly packed several careers into his lifetime — sometimes at the same time. But hockey was always at the heart of the things for...

Derby favourite a scratch

May 2, 2019 / 9:19 am

Suddenly, the Kentucky Derby is wide open. Favourite Omaha Beach was scratched because of a breathing problem Wednesday night, leaving a pair of Hall of Famers...

Tough to ban head-shots

May 1, 2019 / 2:15 pm

The commissioner of the National Hockey League says it would be impossible to ban all hits to the head and maintain hockey as a physical game as it is today....

Popular sportswriter dies

May 1, 2019 / 10:14 am

Longtime Vancouver sportswriter Jason Botchford has passed away suddenly of what is believed to have been heart failure. Botchford was just 48. A statement from...