Emanuel Sequeira

MATTIE PHILIP (8) of the Pen High Lakers was a force from three-pooint range sinking 12 shots for 36 points en route to a 64-48 win over the Salmon Arm Jewels in 3A Okanagan Valley senior girls B.C. High School Basketball action at Pen High Tuesday.

Video: Laker enjoys record-setting performance in win

Mattie Philip drained 12 shots from three-point range as the Pen High Lakers defeated the Salmon Arm Jewels.

MATTIE PHILIP (8) of the Pen High Lakers was a force from three-pooint range sinking 12 shots for 36 points en route to a 64-48 win over the Salmon Arm Jewels in 3A Okanagan Valley senior girls B.C. High School Basketball action at Pen High Tuesday.
PEN HIGH LAKER AND UBC-O grad Caitlin Nyhus sets the ball in play for a teammate to hammer it into the opposition zone during Danish VolleyLiga play with Holte IF. Nyhus has won two VolleyLiga championships and two silver medals in six seasons.

Former Laker, Heat thriving in Denmark

Caitlin Nyhus has been a key piece to the success of Denmark's Holte IF in the Danish VolleyLiga.

PEN HIGH LAKER AND UBC-O grad Caitlin Nyhus sets the ball in play for a teammate to hammer it into the opposition zone during Danish VolleyLiga play with Holte IF. Nyhus has won two VolleyLiga championships and two silver medals in six seasons.
PENTICTON CAPTAIN NICHOLAS Jones has been working on getting more shots on goal and making the simple plays as the Vees head towards the stretch drive of the BCHL Fred Page Cup playoffs.

VIDEO: Vees captain aiming to shoot more

Penticton Vees captain Nicholas Jones is striving to shoot the puck more.

PENTICTON CAPTAIN NICHOLAS Jones has been working on getting more shots on goal and making the simple plays as the Vees head towards the stretch drive of the BCHL Fred Page Cup playoffs.
THE TOYO TIRES Canada Cup series hosted by Freestyle Canada had more than 70 mogul skiers compete at Apex Mountain Resort over the weekend.

VIDEO: Moguls skiers from AFC perform strong in Canada Cup

Current and past members of the Apex Freestyle Club shone in the Toyo Tires Canada Cup Series event at Apex Mountain Jan. 14 to 15.

THE TOYO TIRES Canada Cup series hosted by Freestyle Canada had more than 70 mogul skiers compete at Apex Mountain Resort over the weekend.
ALBERNI VALLEY Bulldog Jake Witkowski keeps this shot that squeaked through goalie Carson Schamerhorn from crossing the line early in the first period against the Penticton Vees in BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees won the game 6-0.

VIDEO: Vees tame Bulldogs at home

The Penticton Vees earned a split with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in their BCHL regular season series with a 6-0 win.

ALBERNI VALLEY Bulldog Jake Witkowski keeps this shot that squeaked through goalie Carson Schamerhorn from crossing the line early in the first period against the Penticton Vees in BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees won the game 6-0.
APEX MOUNTAIN RESORT is hosting the Freestyle Canada Toyo Tires Canada Cup Series Jan. 14 to 15. This competition will feature Canada's top skiers on provincial and club teams. Last month Apex Mountain hosted the Canadian Selections camp.

Apex mountain welcomes Canada Cup mogul series

The top Canadian mogul skiers in the Toyo Tires Canada Cup series will compete at Apex Mountain Jan. 14 to 15.

APEX MOUNTAIN RESORT is hosting the Freestyle Canada Toyo Tires Canada Cup Series Jan. 14 to 15. This competition will feature Canada's top skiers on provincial and club teams. Last month Apex Mountain hosted the Canadian Selections camp.
TAYLOR SANHEIM (92) the newest addition to the Penticton Vees intends to bring a gritty style of play and chip in offensively after being released by the WHL's Calgary Hitmen.

UPDATED W/ NEW VIDEO: Sanheim learned from talented Hitmen

New Penticton Vee Taylor Sanheim talks about his time with the Calgary Hitmen, Vees host Warriors on Wednesday.

TAYLOR SANHEIM (92) the newest addition to the Penticton Vees intends to bring a gritty style of play and chip in offensively after being released by the WHL's Calgary Hitmen.
THE PENTICTON VEES salute their fans following a 4-2 win over the West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday in BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

VIDEO: Vees special teams killer against Warriors in win

Vees captain Nicholas Jones led the way with two shorthanded goals in a 4-2 win over the West Kelowna Warriors.

THE PENTICTON VEES salute their fans following a 4-2 win over the West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday in BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
CODY DEPOURCQ

VIDEO: Former Penticton Vee has memorable experience in Frozen Fenway

Former Penticton Vees captain Cody DePourcq talks about his experience playing an outdoor game in Boston.

CODY DEPOURCQ
Jaren LeFranc

KISU swimmers get Swimming Canada recognition

Jaren LeFranc and Tyler Wall have received lofty acknowledgements from Swimming Canada.

Jaren LeFranc
ROSS WELTON (B 039) and Brada Sawa made history during Ultra520K Canada history as the top two finishers crossed the finish line at the same time last August. Welton became the first British triathlete to win the race. Ultra520K Canada will only be held two more times in 2017 and 2018.

UPDATED: Ultra520K Canada having its final run in 2018

Ultra520K Canada founder and race director Steve Brown announces race will end in 2018.

ROSS WELTON (B 039) and Brada Sawa made history during Ultra520K Canada history as the top two finishers crossed the finish line at the same time last August. Welton became the first British triathlete to win the race. Ultra520K Canada will only be held two more times in 2017 and 2018.
VERNON VIPER SHANE Kelly gives Penticton Vees Griffin Mendel some tough love during the BCHL tilt at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday. There was no love loss between the teams with the Vipers skating away with a 4-2 win.

VIDEO: Vees iced by Vipers at home

A strong effort by the Penticton Vees couldn't dig them out of a hole against Vernon in loss.

VERNON VIPER SHANE Kelly gives Penticton Vees Griffin Mendel some tough love during the BCHL tilt at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday. There was no love loss between the teams with the Vipers skating away with a 4-2 win.
RHYS MACDONALD of the Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association has been selected to Team B.C’s U15 field lacrosse squad.

Team B.C. selection special to player

Rhys MacDonald looks to grow as a lacrosse player and person from Team B.C. experience.

RHYS MACDONALD of the Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association has been selected to Team B.C’s U15 field lacrosse squad.
LOGAN MEND

VIDEO: Local Lions rising with York volleyball

Former Pen High Laker and Maggie Mustang players are making mark with the York University Lions.

LOGAN MEND
PENTICTON VEES CAPTAIN Nicholas Jones pauses the puck as Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Linden Marshall desperately gets in position. Jones fired the puck between his legs

VIDEO: Vees coach said team should be ashamed after blowing lead

The Penticton Vees lose to Trail after leading 2-0 after 40 minutes in BCHL action.

PENTICTON VEES CAPTAIN Nicholas Jones pauses the puck as Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Linden Marshall desperately gets in position. Jones fired the puck between his legs
SARAH PAUL of the Okanagan Hockey Academy skates hard to cut off Annika Scurfield of the Banff Hockey Academy from making her way to the OHA goal during a Canadian Sport School Hockey League Showcase game at the South Okanagan Events Centre earlier this month. The OHA are 10-6-2 in league play.

OHA female varsity team having great start

Okanagan Hockey Academy Female Varsity coach Christina Sharun talks about the progress her team has made.

SARAH PAUL of the Okanagan Hockey Academy skates hard to cut off Annika Scurfield of the Banff Hockey Academy from making her way to the OHA goal during a Canadian Sport School Hockey League Showcase game at the South Okanagan Events Centre earlier this month. The OHA are 10-6-2 in league play.
TY BARNSTABLE (27) was dealt by the Penticton Vees to the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the Canadian Junior Hockey League playing rights to Taylor Sanheim

VIDEO: Vees, Smoke Eaters set to square off again

The Penticton Vees host the Trail Smoke Eaters at the South Okanagan Events Centre Wednesday.

TY BARNSTABLE (27) was dealt by the Penticton Vees to the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the Canadian Junior Hockey League playing rights to Taylor Sanheim
The Skaha Lake Ultra Swim is being reinstated as an official event of Peach Festival. The swim is 11.8 kilometres starting from Skaha Beach to Kenyon Park in Okanagan Falls.

Skaha Lake Ultra Swim returns

The Skaha Lake Ultra Swim is returning to Penticton in August as part of Peach Festival.

The Skaha Lake Ultra Swim is being reinstated as an official event of Peach Festival. The swim is 11.8 kilometres starting from Skaha Beach to Kenyon Park in Okanagan Falls.
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Looking back on 2016 in sports

Sports editor Emanuel Sequeira takes a look back at the Penticton Vees, both old and new, in 2016.

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Former Penticton Vees player Tyson Jost picked up a goal in Team Canada's opening game win at the IIHF World Junior Championship on Monday.

World Juniors is tradition for former BCHL players

Tradition changes a little for former Penticton Vees players as they hit the ice with Team Canada.

Former Penticton Vees player Tyson Jost picked up a goal in Team Canada's opening game win at the IIHF World Junior Championship on Monday.