Sports News

Pee wees fall in OT

Feb 21, 2019 / 10:20 am

The Kelowna Rockets AAA Pee Wee's came within a whisker of moving on to the quarter-finals at the Quebec International Pee Wee hockey tournament. Four...

O'Neill strides to victory

Feb 20, 2019 / 5:44 pm

A Lake Country runner is making quite a name for herself on the international stage. Taryn O'Neill led a Canadian sweep of the podium at the North American,...

Machado's $300M contract

Feb 19, 2019 / 11:16 am

All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent, a...

Pee wees open strong

Feb 18, 2019 / 12:00 pm

The Kelowna Rocket AAA Pee Wee's got off to a resounding start at the annual Quebec International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament. The Kelowna squad built up a...

Prince not buying Man Utd

Feb 18, 2019 / 7:19 am

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman does not intend to buy Manchester United, the kingdom's government said, while confirming its sovereign wealth fund...

Video ends boys' season

Feb 15, 2019 / 10:22 am

Parents of Fort McMurray minor hockey players whose team was criticized for an Indigenous locker-room dance say they're forfeiting the season due to safety...

Seoul bids for Olympics

Feb 11, 2019 / 9:55 am

South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea as a peace gesture....

'In the groove' to set record

Feb 11, 2019 / 5:00 am

It was a basketball game for the record books, and one that Diego Maffia won’t soon forget. The 17-year-old point guard for Victoria’s Oak Bay...

Points record set at KSS

Feb 9, 2019 / 10:45 pm

There's a new high water mark in B.C. high school basketball. And, to beat it, you'll have to channel the greatness of Wilt Chamberlain. Diego Maffia...

Owls cruise to opening win

Feb 8, 2019 / 12:00 pm

The KSS built a large first half lead and cruised to an easy victory in the opener of the Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament at KSS. The Owls...

Peewee girls miracle season

Feb 7, 2019 / 5:25 pm

The Peewee Female Tier 1 Rockets team had an incredible tournament last weekend in Surrey as they captured the 2019 Wickfest tournament title defeating the host...

Pee wees' giant opportunity

Feb 7, 2019 / 5:00 am

It's been 15 years since a Kelowna Minor Hockey team has been invited to participate in the Quebec International Pee Wee Tournament. The Quebec tourney is...

17 suspended from brawl

Feb 6, 2019 / 6:00 pm

More than a dozen players and coaches have been suspended as a result of a brawl in a men's university hockey game over the weekend. Atlantic University...

Owls seek redemption

Feb 6, 2019 / 2:30 pm

The KSS Owls will look to bounce back after a one-year dip at the Western Canada Boys Basketball tournament beginning Thursday at KSS. The Owls, who appeared in...

'We want seven!' parade fun

Feb 5, 2019 / 10:03 am

Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans jammed downtown Boston on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the New England Patriots' sixth Super Bowl title,...

Pats, Brady win 6th title

Feb 3, 2019 / 7:10 pm

Ho hum, the New England Patriots are Super Bowl champions - again. Seventeen years to the day from when they beat the St. Louis Rams for their first...

Cotter wins B.C. title, again

Feb 3, 2019 / 6:50 pm

Vernon native Jim Cotter and Kelowna's Rick Sawatsky have captured a record eighth B.C. men's curling championship. Cotter, and his rink out of Vernon...

Local snowboards to top

Feb 1, 2019 / 4:31 pm

The UBC Okanagan Heat cross country runner, just a few months after graduating from Kelowna Secondary School, competed for Team Canada and UBC Okanagan as a...

12 guilty of doping

Feb 1, 2019 / 9:48 am

Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov was among 12 Russian track and field athletes found guilty Friday of taking part in state-backed doping. The Court of...

No Rams-Saints do-over

Jan 31, 2019 / 3:46 pm

A courtroom quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders for a full or partial do-over of this year's NFC championship game because of a blown...