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Duncan Blackburn of Kelowna United battles a Vernon opponent boys U13 Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League action Sunday at Macdonald Park in Vernon.                                -Image: Lisa Mazurek/Black Press

United teams battle for league titles

Kelowna United/Junior Heat clubs are in Penticton this weekend for the TOYSL finals.

Duncan Blackburn of Kelowna United battles a Vernon opponent boys U13 Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League action Sunday at Macdonald Park in Vernon.                                -Image: Lisa Mazurek/Black Press
Margot Kelly/LLC                                Taryn O’Neill celebrates while crossing the finish line Friday at the Brooks PR Invitational.

O’Neill wins stateside in strong field

Lake Country runner captured 2-mile race at Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle

Margot Kelly/LLC                                Taryn O’Neill celebrates while crossing the finish line Friday at the Brooks PR Invitational.
Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro Conner Kozak will play in the GolfBC Championship at Gallager’s Canyon for the second time.

Second chance for Kozak at GolfBC Championship

Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro will play on an exemption at next week’s Mackenzie Tour event

Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro Conner Kozak will play in the GolfBC Championship at Gallager’s Canyon for the second time.
Douglas Farrow                                The Kelowna Owls closed out their rugby season with a strong showing in Abbotsford.

Scrappy Owls 10th at B.C. championship

KSS places second in tier 2 division at provincial 3A rugby championship in Abby

Douglas Farrow                                The Kelowna Owls closed out their rugby season with a strong showing in Abbotsford.
Taryn O’Neill won two gold medals in record time and was named the outstanding female performer at the B.C. championships.                                -Image: Oksana Lyesina

Golden, record-setting finale for O’Neill

Lake Country’s Taryn O’Neill wins 1,500 and 3,000 metres in record time at B.C. championships

Taryn O’Neill won two gold medals in record time and was named the outstanding female performer at the B.C. championships.                                -Image: Oksana Lyesina
Athletics push PBL winning streak to eight

Athletics push PBL winning streak to eight

After a slow start to 2018, the Okanagan Athletics have turned the…

Athletics push PBL winning streak to eight
Building the Bid: The Kelowna Rockets’ case for the 2020 Memorial Cup

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

Building the Bid: The Kelowna Rockets’ case for the 2020 Memorial Cup
John Gay competes in the steeplechase at the 2018 NAIA finals in Gulf Shores, Alabama.                                -Image: Jeff Sargeant/UBC Thunnderbirds

Three-peat for Kelowna’s Gay at NAIA finals

OKM grad finishes UBC career winning the 3,000 steeplechase at the NAIA championships

John Gay competes in the steeplechase at the 2018 NAIA finals in Gulf Shores, Alabama.                                -Image: Jeff Sargeant/UBC Thunnderbirds
Douglas Farrow                                Ben Peters of the Kelowna Owls on his way to scoring a try against the OKM Huskies in the Okanagan Valley high school AAA boys rugby final Wednesday afternoon at KSS.                                The Owls won 43-21 to earn a berth into next week’s provincial championships in Abbotsford.

KSS Owls regain valley rugby title

Kelowna defeats OKM to qualify for AAA provincials for the ninth time in 10 years

Douglas Farrow                                Ben Peters of the Kelowna Owls on his way to scoring a try against the OKM Huskies in the Okanagan Valley high school AAA boys rugby final Wednesday afternoon at KSS.                                The Owls won 43-21 to earn a berth into next week’s provincial championships in Abbotsford.
-Image: Carli Berry

Stranded couple rescued from Mission Creek

Rescue personnel brought two people ashore from an island after their rafts were swept away.

-Image: Carli Berry
The Kelowna Blues (left to right): Tyler Robson, Tyrone Kane, Erik Glavic, Lerone Robinson, Cord Delinte, Josiah Joseph, Liam Wishart, Kyle Patchell, Brennan Van Nistelrooy, (front) Mike Pullin,Jesse Warawa, Andre Knights, Greg Patchell and Cody Patchell.

Blues claim Maybowl touch football title

Kelowna squad wins tournament for second time in four years

The Kelowna Blues (left to right): Tyler Robson, Tyrone Kane, Erik Glavic, Lerone Robinson, Cord Delinte, Josiah Joseph, Liam Wishart, Kyle Patchell, Brennan Van Nistelrooy, (front) Mike Pullin,Jesse Warawa, Andre Knights, Greg Patchell and Cody Patchell.
O’Neill takes down two valley records

O’Neill takes down two valley records

Lake Country runner sets new Okanagan standards on the track in 1,500 and 3,000 metres

O’Neill takes down two valley records
-Image: Brandon Stoneman

Evacuation alerts rescinded in West Kelowna mobile park

Eight properties previously under alert on Westbank First Nation no longer under flood threat

-Image: Brandon Stoneman
Turkestan onion (Allium karataviense ‘Ivory Queen’) in bloom in the gravel garden at the unH2O Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, in front of the H2O Aquatic Centre. The leaves of this allium are spectacular before and during bloom time, after which the whole plant goes dormant. -Image: Alison Lennie

Ornamental grasses easy to maintain, deer-resistant

Many to choose from including drought tolerant species such as blue fescue and blue oat grass

Turkestan onion (Allium karataviense ‘Ivory Queen’) in bloom in the gravel garden at the unH2O Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, in front of the H2O Aquatic Centre. The leaves of this allium are spectacular before and during bloom time, after which the whole plant goes dormant. -Image: Alison Lennie
Marshall Corbett of over 30s pursues Jared Curry of the under 30s Saturday in the 36th edition of the Ensign Cup.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Old boys win the day at annual Ensign Cup

The over 30s defeat under 30s in 36th edition of charity rugby event at Parkinson Recreation Centre

Marshall Corbett of over 30s pursues Jared Curry of the under 30s Saturday in the 36th edition of the Ensign Cup.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Cole Van Every throws for the Athletics in their series opener Saturday against White Rock.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributed

Athletics sweep away Tritons

Okanagan A’s win four at home against White Rock, head into two-week break from league play

Cole Van Every throws for the Athletics in their series opener Saturday against White Rock.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributed
Former Mount Allison Mounties quarterback Jakob Loucks is the most highly-touted recruit for the Okanagan Sun.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Highly-sought pivot brings talents, experience to Sun

Jakob Loucks, a two-year university starter at Mount Allison, was conspicuous at Sun spring camp

Former Mount Allison Mounties quarterback Jakob Loucks is the most highly-touted recruit for the Okanagan Sun.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
The OC Coyotes celebrate their first ever Canadian College Baseball Conference.                                -Image: Okanagan College Coyotes

OC Coyotes lay claim to first CCBC title

Coyotes win their first league championship since joining the CCBC 10 seasons ago

The OC Coyotes celebrate their first ever Canadian College Baseball Conference.                                -Image: Okanagan College Coyotes

OGC medal haul at Delta Invitational

Twenty-one gold medals for Okanagan gymnasts at major competition

Okanagan Sun loaded up for spring camp

More than 100 players are expected, including close to 60 new recruits, for the BCFC club’s camp