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Jeff Symonds of Penticton is congratulated after winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday at Kin Beach. His time was 58 minutes and 56 seconds, the second fastest in race history. (Tobias Fredericksen/Morning Star)

Penticton pro takes triathlon

Kal RATS sprint attracts field of 163

Jeff Symonds of Penticton is congratulated after winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday at Kin Beach. His time was 58 minutes and 56 seconds, the second fastest in race history. (Tobias Fredericksen/Morning Star)
Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Armstrong Funtastic streak ends

Armstrong Funtastic streak ends

After 28 straight years, there are no Funtastic games in Armstrong this weekend due to lack of teams

Armstrong Funtastic streak ends
Schenker super for Ogopogos

Schenker super for Ogopogos

Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League roundup

Schenker super for Ogopogos
Jake Pelletier and the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers will meet the South Okanagan Flames in first-round Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoff action Thursday, July 5 at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star File)

Venom slither past Tigers

Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs set

Jake Pelletier and the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers will meet the South Okanagan Flames in first-round Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoff action Thursday, July 5 at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star File)
Addison Lovsin follows his second shot on the eighth hole today during his Golfathon for ALS at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)

UPDATED: Lovsin lasts 14 rounds in golfathon

Raises $3,000 for ALS in marathon at Spallumcheen Golf &CC

Addison Lovsin follows his second shot on the eighth hole today during his Golfathon for ALS at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)

Mori earns Curl BC board position

Will serve as governor and vice chair for two years

Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)
Vernon Tolko United U14 Boys, from left, back: Ronan Hinds, Rogan Campbell, Cam Acob, Jonathan Fraser-Monroe, Zach Loland, Alexander Jones, Jonah Strachan, Justin Arsenault, Liam Collins coach Pat Hinds. Front, Carter Leahy, Owen Challen, Nick Noren, Cash Anderson, Justin Ruscheinsky, Marcus Erho, Landon Janke, Alex Kazimer. (Photo Submitted)

Tolko United off to provincials

Strike gold in Thompson-Okanagan U14 Boys Rep Soccer League

Vernon Tolko United U14 Boys, from left, back: Ronan Hinds, Rogan Campbell, Cam Acob, Jonathan Fraser-Monroe, Zach Loland, Alexander Jones, Jonah Strachan, Justin Arsenault, Liam Collins coach Pat Hinds. Front, Carter Leahy, Owen Challen, Nick Noren, Cash Anderson, Justin Ruscheinsky, Marcus Erho, Landon Janke, Alex Kazimer. (Photo Submitted)
Former Pleasant Valley Saint Mitch Goodwin, of the UBC Okanagan Heat, is a guest coach at the 33rd annual Hoops and Hustle Basketball Camp in Vernon. (UBCO Media)

Goodwin booked for North Okanagan Hoops and Hustle

Basketball camp enters 33rd season at Fulton Secondary

Former Pleasant Valley Saint Mitch Goodwin, of the UBC Okanagan Heat, is a guest coach at the 33rd annual Hoops and Hustle Basketball Camp in Vernon. (UBCO Media)
Chris Hebb stands next to a personalized Toronto Raptors jersey given to him for his 50th birthday by his colleagues at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. (Nick Greenizan/Langley Times Photo)

Hebb lands BCHL commish post

Formerly worked for Orca Bay and Maple Leaf Sports

Chris Hebb stands next to a personalized Toronto Raptors jersey given to him for his 50th birthday by his colleagues at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. (Nick Greenizan/Langley Times Photo)
Everett Scherger is the Summerland Steam’s new captain for next season. Submitted photo

Scherger gets tapped as Steam’s next captain

Everett Scherger moves up from assistant captain of Summerland team

  • Jun 9, 2018
Everett Scherger is the Summerland Steam’s new captain for next season. Submitted photo
Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)

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.

Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)
Top bull riders return to the Penticton Speedway

Top bull riders return to the Penticton Speedway

Some of Canada’s top bull riders will vie for a piece of the $3,000 prize payout

Top bull riders return to the Penticton Speedway
Jesse Knight of Bob Ross FC of Vernon beats Marvin Castro of the Edmonton Arsenal to the ball in men’s 35+ division action Saturday at the 39th Vernon National Oldtimers Soccer Tournament at MacDonald Park. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Soccer glory for Bob Ross FC

Vernon entry takes men’s 35+ cash in 39th National Oldtimers Tournament

Jesse Knight of Bob Ross FC of Vernon beats Marvin Castro of the Edmonton Arsenal to the ball in men’s 35+ division action Saturday at the 39th Vernon National Oldtimers Soccer Tournament at MacDonald Park. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Jaedyn Andreotti of the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG Stars) competes in the Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo Submitted)

Vernon’s Andreotti medals in Colombia

Vernon rhythmic gymnast to perform Saturday

Jaedyn Andreotti of the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG Stars) competes in the Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo Submitted)
Penticton Pistoleras Jammer HellKat escapes the pack.                                Douglas Drouin Photography

Penticton Pistoleras jamming into a fresh season

Roller derby squad hosts Kelowna on May 12 at the Penticton Curling Club

Penticton Pistoleras Jammer HellKat escapes the pack.                                Douglas Drouin Photography
Jacob Brayshaw and Kiley Geddie fight for the ball at the BC Storm Power Soccer Tournament at Vernon Secondary School on the weekend. The tourney saw 19 players from across B.C. and Alberta compete this weekend when the tourney was held for the first time in Vernon. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)

Soccer stars sport power in Vernon

B.C. Storm Power Soccer Tournament took place in Vernon over the weekend

Jacob Brayshaw and Kiley Geddie fight for the ball at the BC Storm Power Soccer Tournament at Vernon Secondary School on the weekend. The tourney saw 19 players from across B.C. and Alberta compete this weekend when the tourney was held for the first time in Vernon. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)
Kelowna Falcons                                Seattle Mariners lefthander and former Kelowna Falcons pitcher James Paxton is the second Canadian-born player ever to throw a no hitter.

Ex-Falcon spins no hitter against Blue Jays

James Paxton, who played in Kelowna during the 2007 West Coast League season, gets no hitter Tuesday

  • May 9, 2018
Kelowna Falcons                                Seattle Mariners lefthander and former Kelowna Falcons pitcher James Paxton is the second Canadian-born player ever to throw a no hitter.
Lakers on to Valley finals

Lakers on to Valley finals

Penticton Lakers women’s rugby team upsets Salmon Arm

Lakers on to Valley finals
Lakes City U15 boys shine

Lakes City U15 boys shine

The Penticton entry goes three and one in season-opening tournament

Lakes City U15 boys shine