As I walked into Penticton city council chambers on Nov. 5, I was shocked to see the room full.
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.
Brian Johnston crossed the 50-goal plateau with a four-goal effort as Harvey-Lister-Webb outlasted Penticton Lock and Key 11-10 in a shootout in Bad Tattoo Brewery Masters Indoor Soccer League play Sunday at the Adidas Sportsplex.
The Sheriff is always asked for tips when he mentions cross-country skiing (as if he knows what he’s talking about and always demonstrates those skills himself). So he volunteers from time to time to teach newbies the basics of classic technique. And he always gets ski pros to critique the w…
The Summerland Steam concluded an up-and-down regular season right at .500, while the Osoyoos Coyotes ended a forgettable 2019-20 campaign with a lopsided loss.
Jay O’Brien’s overtime goal lifted Penticton Vees to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over Wenatchee Wild in BCHL junior hockey action, Saturday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
The games don’t mean a lot in the standings for the Penticton Vees, but don’t expect them to ease up on the throttle as they close out the BCHL regular season this weekend.