Sports

Looking back at Canadians picked in first round of MLB drafts

British Columbians include Adam Loewen, Brett Lawrie, James Paxton, and Jeff Francis

Reyna, Techera help Vancouver Whitecaps beat Colorado Rapids 2-1

Colorado has lost seven in a row overall and four straight at home

MacDonald lands spots on four BC lacrosse teams

A number of local players have been selected to represent the zone and BC teams.

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Penticton Pistoleras season finale
Penticton BMX open house
U13 Shuswap FC Boys take on Kamloops Blaze
Karina Bagi goes to University of Manitoba Bisons

Tigers on the hunt for first

Penticton Tigers continue winning ways.

Blue Jays baseball games in Tagalog language coming to OMNI Television

It’ll be the company’s first-ever baseball broadcast in a third language

Wolters weaves magic for Silver Stars

Men’s, women’s Thursday night soccer roundup

CFL players weigh in on the new footballs introduced for 2018 season

The league rolled out a new football this season with harder leather, slightly larger circumference.

Canadian golf star Brooke Henderson withdraws from U.S. Women’s Open

Canadian golf star Brooke Henderson has withdrawn from the LPGA Tour’s U.S. Women’s Open for personal reasons.

Building the Bid: The Kelowna Rockets’ case for the 2020 Memorial Cup

The Rockets delegation recently returned from a fact-finding trip to Regina to fine-tune their bid

Big win for Penticton Pinnacles soccer squad

Nico Kahl scored twice for the Pinnacles who are now 1-1 in the Pacific Coast Soccer League

B.C.-born Whitecaps midfielder scores winning goal over Turkey

Young Canadian side beats Turkey at prestigious Toulon soccer tournament

Police hope public can help identify image of thief who stole Stanley Cup ring

Norm Lacombe played right wing on the NHL championship Oilers team in 1988

Penticton Pinnacles women’s U18 soccer take down Kamloops

Dramatic finish in a battle of the top two soccer teams

Capitals down Golden Knights to even Stanley Cup final 1-1

The Washington Capitals beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 Wednesday night to even Stanley Cup final 1-1

BC High school track championships keep coming back to Langley

There will be 2,400 athletes, 400 coaches, and countless supporters in Langley this weekend.

Athlete of the week: Jack Macintosh

Penticton Western News/Canadian Tire Athelete of the Week.

Court to consider fraud investigator in NFL concussion case

League officials say a special investigator would help ensure the integrity of the settlement.

55+ B.C. Games hosting give it a try recreational sessions

Free, one-day session for people over 55 to sample a number of sports and activities

Canada to field veteran squad against Germany in women’s soccer friendly

Christine Sinclair is team captain, set to play at Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field

Canadian Denis Shapovalov advances to second round at French Open

The Canadian teen, seeded 24th, defeated John Millman of Australia 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 in a first-round match on Tuesday.