Two months ago, Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe was playing professional basketball in Russia. Two months from now, she was supposed to be suiting up for Team Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. And right now, she should be at a pre-Olympic training camp in Edmonton.
Due to COVID-19, the Summerland Golf Club Breakfast Club can’t eat breakfast before hitting the links. The money that would have been spent on their own food is instead being donated to the Summerland Food Bank. Jeff Clarke and Dennis Glasscock are shown safely donating $500 on behalf of the…
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League will be seeking financial assistance from the provincial and federal governments in light of the negative impact being felt by its 20 member teams due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The modern age of e-bikes is comparable to the model-T era, “a little like the wild, wild west,” said Darren Mohl, the owner of Kelowna E-Ride. Better e-bikes are on the way, though, since “e-bike manufacturers are making improvements, changes, all the time.”
Women’s volleyball setter/hitter Natalie Livingston and men’s soccer defender Hamish Walde climbed above the rest and were named UBC Okanagan Heat’s Outstanding Athletes of the Year, the school announced.
In the third part of an Outdoors page series on biking in the Okanagan, Garry Norkum, owner of Cyclepath in Kelowna, provides more point-form tips for bike riding, maintenance and repair:
Before the coronavirus restrictions on large groups, Garry Norkum, owner of Cyclepath in Kelowna, invited members of the Okanagan Slow and Steady Hikers (Meetup.com) to a free bike clinic at his 2169 Springfield Rd. business.
Coronavirus, coronavirus, coronavirus. For those of you who are sick of hearing COVID-19 news, here is the short version of the impact on Okanagan outdoor activities (as of Thursday).
A total of 74 male and female teams and more than 1,300 student-athletes will be competing in the BDO Canadian Sport School Hockey Championships today to March 15 in Penticton.
The Summerland Rockets won two out of four games to finish 13th overall at the B.C. Senior Girls’ AA High School Basketball Championship in Langley on the weekend.
Head coach Fred Harbinson is saying all the right things with his Penticton Vees in complete control of their first-round playoff series against the West Kelowna Warriors.