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B.C. Lions look to cement CFL playoff spot with victory over Eskimos

B.C. can cement a post-season berth in the wild West Division on Friday night with a home win over the Edmonton Eskimos

Salmon Arm Silverbacks win over Penticton Vees, lose to Prince George

Junior A squad faces Merritt, Alberni Valley and Vernon this week

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Around the BCHL: Merritt, Chilliwack and Coquitlam early-season surprises

Around the BCHL is a look at what’s going on in the league and throughout the junior A world.

Okanagan junior hockey player named to U-17 Team Canada

Cole Shepard of the Penticton Vees was one of 66 players chosen to represent Canada

CFL expecting little to no impact from legalization of marijuana in Canada

The league tests only for performance-enhancing substances and not recreational drugs like cannabis

Penticton Vee player of the week, new assistant coach joins team

Penticton’s James Miller named BCHL player of the week, former Surrey coach joins Vees

Matheson will have NHL hearing after Canucks rookie Pettersson hit

The 19-year-old Swedish centre appeared woozy after the hit

Penticton Vees take advantage as Cowichan Capitals unravel

Capitals pile up 23 penalties, lose 4-1 to the Vees

Sutton sparks B.C. Lions to 26-21 win over Calgary

Victory over Stampeders lifts B.C.’s record to 8-7

Athlete of the week: Fred Albrechtson

Fred Albrechtson is the Penticton Western News/Canadian Tire athlete of the week

Vees drop a 3-2 shootout against Salmon Arm Silverbacks

The team faces off against the Cowichan Valley Capitals tonight

Mustangs senior boys volleyball hits the floor

Princess Margaret Secondary School Mustangs win two of three boys volleyball matches in Penticton

Alberta government says it would front $700M for Calgary Olympics

A draft plan for Calgary to potentially host the 2026 Games pegs the cost at $5.2 billion

Bench made out of hockey sticks honours Humboldt Broncos at B.C. rink

Former NHLers, hockey moms, and local firms created the memorial.

B.C. club curling challenge opens house

New rules aimed at getting more rinks involved

Organizers expect full arenas for world juniors in Vancouver, Victoria

Ticket demand for the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria has “exceeded expectations.”

Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

Calgary’s bid faces a Nov. 13 referendum, and full government support is not guaranteed in Italy.