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Trevor Wong, the Rockets’ first-round pick, had 141 points for St. George’s School Bantam Varsity team last season.                                -Image: St. George’s School

Speedy Vancouver forward Rockets’ top pick

Kelowna selects Trevor Wong 18th overall Thursday in WHL bantam draft

Trevor Wong, the Rockets’ first-round pick, had 141 points for St. George’s School Bantam Varsity team last season.                                -Image: St. George’s School
Trevor Wong, the Rockets’ first-round pick, had 141 points for St. George’s School Bantam Varsity team last season.                                -Image: St. George’s School

Speedy Vancouver forward Rockets’ top pick

Kelowna selects Trevor Wong 18th overall Thursday in WHL bantam draft

Trevor Wong, the Rockets’ first-round pick, had 141 points for St. George’s School Bantam Varsity team last season.                                -Image: St. George’s School
A tiger dam has been installed along Mill Creek, just off Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Mill Creek watch continues

Flood protection measures are in place along the creek from Parkinson Rec Centre to the lake

A tiger dam has been installed along Mill Creek, just off Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
The Okanagan Sun will open the 2018 B.C. Football Conference season Aug. 5 in Kamloops.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Sun kick off 2018 with four straight on road

With work being done at the Apple Bowl this summer, Okanagan won’t play at home until Sept. 8

The Okanagan Sun will open the 2018 B.C. Football Conference season Aug. 5 in Kamloops.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Ken Law is the new head coach of the KIJHL’s Kelowna Chiefs.                                -Image: Jason Tansem

KIJHL’s Chiefs name Law new head coach

Ken Law, who coached for eight seasons in Osoyoos, has 40 years of coaching experience.

Ken Law is the new head coach of the KIJHL’s Kelowna Chiefs.                                -Image: Jason Tansem
Danielle Hennig (left) has 151 careers caps with the Canadian women’s field hockey program, while Natalie Sourisseau has 109.                                 -Image: Jan Huckendubler/PAHF

Kelowna duo staples of Canadian field hockey

Dani Hennig and Natalie Sourisseau, with 260 combined caps, helps Canada to fifth in Australia

Danielle Hennig (left) has 151 careers caps with the Canadian women’s field hockey program, while Natalie Sourisseau has 109.                                 -Image: Jan Huckendubler/PAHF
People lined up early at the Okanagan College campus to buy rain barrels. -Image: Corinne Jackson

Rain barrels, compost bins popular on Earth Day in Kelowna

Regional District’s annual sale sees all rain barrels sell in 90 minutes

People lined up early at the Okanagan College campus to buy rain barrels. -Image: Corinne Jackson
Rockets to bid on 2020 Memorial Cup

Rockets to bid on 2020 Memorial Cup

Kelowna’s WHL team vies to host annual four-team national junior championship

Rockets to bid on 2020 Memorial Cup
Kelowna Sun Devils                                The 2017 B.C. 18U AAA baseball league champion Kelowna Sun Devils.

Two Sun Devils squads open season in Vernon

Kelowna and COMBA will field two clubs this season in B.C. midget AAA baseball league

Kelowna Sun Devils                                The 2017 B.C. 18U AAA baseball league champion Kelowna Sun Devils.
Contributed                                Lake Country’s Maureen (Mo) Deyes plans to play upwards of 150 games this year.

Lake Country senior thrives on ball diamond

Maureen Deys, 73, plays slo-pitch pretty much all year around in both Arizona and Kelowna.

Contributed                                Lake Country’s Maureen (Mo) Deyes plans to play upwards of 150 games this year.
Okanagan A’s Carter Morris tries to beat out a play at first base against the Prospects Academy Sunday in the final of the Kelowna Invitational at Elks Stadium.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

A’s 2nd at home tourney, prep for new PBL season

Okanagan plays 2018 season openers this weekend at Elks Stadium against the North Delta Blue Jays

Okanagan A’s Carter Morris tries to beat out a play at first base against the Prospects Academy Sunday in the final of the Kelowna Invitational at Elks Stadium.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
The Sails in downtown Kelowna were illuminated green Saturday night to honour the Humboldt Broncos.

Tragedy hits close to home across hockey community

West Kelowna Warriors will hold a vigil Thursday as part of healing process for the Humboldt Broncos

The Sails in downtown Kelowna were illuminated green Saturday night to honour the Humboldt Broncos.
Kelowna’s Bruce Cook performing a backflip at a Nitro show in 2016.                                -Image: Nitro Circus

FEATURE FRIDAY: A life-changing injury hasn’t stopped this Kelowna man

Losing the use of his legs in 2014 didn’t stop Bruce Cook from performing on his motorbike

Kelowna’s Bruce Cook performing a backflip at a Nitro show in 2016.                                -Image: Nitro Circus
Kelowna Rockets (clockwise, from top left) Cal Foote, Dillon Dube, Carsen Twarynski and Kole Lind have joined their respective pro teams for the American Hockey League postseason.

Rockets’ quartet called for AHL duty

Cal Foote, Dillon Dube, Kole Lind and Carsen Twarynski join pro clubs for AHL playoffs

Kelowna Rockets (clockwise, from top left) Cal Foote, Dillon Dube, Carsen Twarynski and Kole Lind have joined their respective pro teams for the American Hockey League postseason.
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                The Kelowna Rockets are looking ahead to next season after a first-round exit from the Western Hockey League playoffs.

Rockets look forward after abrupt end to season

Kelowna GM reflects on loss to Tri-City, positive about next season’s club

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                The Kelowna Rockets are looking ahead to next season after a first-round exit from the Western Hockey League playoffs.
Gordie Ballhorn and the Kelowna Rockets were swept by Morgan Geekie and the Tri-City Americans in their first round playoff series.                                -Image: Doug Love/Tri-City Americans

Rockets’ season swept away by Americans

Tri-City takes out Kelowna in four games in the opening round of the WHL playoffs

Gordie Ballhorn and the Kelowna Rockets were swept by Morgan Geekie and the Tri-City Americans in their first round playoff series.                                -Image: Doug Love/Tri-City Americans
Kelowna Springs Golf Club opened the new season by taking bookings on Wednesday.                                -Image: Kelowna Springs Facebook

Teeing it up on Kelowna area courses

Golfers in the Central Okanagan have several options as courses begin opening for the season

Kelowna Springs Golf Club opened the new season by taking bookings on Wednesday.                                -Image: Kelowna Springs Facebook
Rockets’ defenceman Gordie Ballhorn defends against Tri-City’s Jordan Topping in WHL playoff action Wednesday in Kennewick, Wash.                                -Image: Judy Simpson/Tri-City Americans

Americans push Rockets to edge in WHL playoffs

Tri-City downs Kelowna 5-3 Wednesday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series

Rockets’ defenceman Gordie Ballhorn defends against Tri-City’s Jordan Topping in WHL playoff action Wednesday in Kennewick, Wash.                                -Image: Judy Simpson/Tri-City Americans
UBC Okanagan Heat outstanding athletes of the year (from left): Veronika Fagan, Mitch McCaw and James Casorso.                                -Image: Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography

Spotlight shines on Heat athletes at annual awards

McCaw, Fagan and Casorso, along with Lars Bornemann and Siobhan Fitzpatrick big UBCO award winners

UBC Okanagan Heat outstanding athletes of the year (from left): Veronika Fagan, Mitch McCaw and James Casorso.                                -Image: Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography
The Kelowna U16A Elite celebrate their win at the Western Canadian Ringette Championships.                                -Image: GetMyPhoto.ca

Kelowna Elite golden at westerns

Kelowna Ringette Associatin U16A team wins in Saskatoon

The Kelowna U16A Elite celebrate their win at the Western Canadian Ringette Championships.                                -Image: GetMyPhoto.ca