Sports

Miller named Penticton Vees newest assistant captain

This season marks the Spruce Grove native’s third year with the Vees

B.C. Hockey League’s Vernon Vipers sold

Franchise owned by Wray family for 26 years sold to Prairie brothers Tom and John Glen

Kelowna CrossFit athlete featured in Netflix documentaries

Brent Fikowski placed fourth in the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

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New Penticton Vee comes from great hockey stock

Struggling B.C. Lions juggle lineup for battle with Ottawa Redblacks

Wally Buono said he’s trying to find the right ingredients ‘to build a winning combination’

Teams prepare for Penticton Dragon Boat Festival

The festival takes place on Skaha Lake Sept. 8 & 9

Former Canadian Olympic Committee boss to lead Toronto esports franchise

After leading Canada’s Olympic charge for seven years, Chris Overholt is now looking to help Toronto make its mark on the esports map.

NHL prospects hit the ice in Penticton

Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets ready to face off

B.C. skier soars to World Cup gold

Elena Gaskell of Vernon wins slopestyle event in New Zealand; Yuki Tsubota of Whistler third

Hall of famer Steve Nash changed game of basketball: high school coach

Ian Hyde-Lay said that he feels lucky to have played a part in the point guard’s journey

West Kelowna Warriors owner reinstates fired head coach

Kim Dobranski says he made a mistake firing Geoff Grimwood; BCHL says it ‘suggested’ reinstatement

BCHL Today: Road heavy sched for Wenatchee Wild and a Mainland division deal

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

Okanagan shooters honour founding members

North Okanagan Trap & Skeet Club Labour Day Classic

Sevens players boycott Rugby Canada sessions, upset at new reorganization

Rugby Canada’s plan to have one centralized pool of men’s players rather than having separate 15s and sevens training squads is off to a rocky start.

Curl BC announces host cities for provincial finals

Ten BC curling championships will be contested in seven different provincial zones

Athlete of the Week: Tyler Wall

Tyler Wall is the Penticton Western News/Canadian Tire athlete of the week

Canada remains unbeaten after knocking off New Zealand at World Cup

Kindred Paul and Monika Eggens each had two goals, while Kelly McKee added a single

Fun on the ice at the Draft Tournament

The Draft Tournament returned to Penticton on the long weekend

Calgary 2026 bid details to be rolled out as city gears up for plebiscite

Calgarians are about to get a close look at what hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games would entail.

Penticton triathlete gearing up for Kona Ironman World Championship

Penticton endurance athlete Jen Annett heading to pro Ironman World Championship