Warren Henderson

Contributed                                The Kelowna peewee tier 3 (B) Rockets were runners-up at the BC Hockey Championship in Summerland.

Peewee Rockets second at provincials

Kelowna’s peewee tier 3 (B) team reached the final of the 10-team season-ending tourney

Contributed                                The Kelowna peewee tier 3 (B) Rockets were runners-up at the BC Hockey Championship in Summerland.
Cindy Rogers/Nyasa Photography                                Kyle Topping and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Riley Sawchuk and the Tri-City Americans in WHL playoff action Wednesday and Thursday in Kennewick, Wash.

Rockets look for bounce back vs Americans

Down 2-0, Rockets are in Kennewick, WA this week for Games 3 and 4 of their WHL playoff series

Cindy Rogers/Nyasa Photography                                Kyle Topping and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Riley Sawchuk and the Tri-City Americans in WHL playoff action Wednesday and Thursday in Kennewick, Wash.
Okanagan gymnasts Piper Campo, Veronika Yacovelli and Kate Levinsen.

OGC athletes perform in Abby, Kamloops

Trampoline, tumbling and artistic athletes compete in provincial events

Okanagan gymnasts Piper Campo, Veronika Yacovelli and Kate Levinsen.
Kole Lind of the Kelowna Rockets battles Tri-City’s Dylan Coghlan in WHL Game 1 playoff action Thursday at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Cindy Rogers/Nyasa Photography

Americans blank Rockets in playoff opener

Patrick Dea stops all 39 shots to lead Tri-City to victory in Game 1 in Kelowna

Kole Lind of the Kelowna Rockets battles Tri-City’s Dylan Coghlan in WHL Game 1 playoff action Thursday at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Cindy Rogers/Nyasa Photography
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Kyle Olson and the Tri-City Americans will do battle with Kaedan Korczak and the Kelowna Rockets in the opening round of the WHL playoffs, beginning Thursday at Prospera Place.

Well-matched, Rockets vs Ams in round 1

Kelowna and Tri-City split four meetings during the WHL’s regular season

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Kyle Olson and the Tri-City Americans will do battle with Kaedan Korczak and the Kelowna Rockets in the opening round of the WHL playoffs, beginning Thursday at Prospera Place.
Contributed                                OGC’s Maddilyn Dalkieth, Emma Gervais and Maddyson Kempf.

Acro gymnasts soar for OGC at first two meets

Okanagan Gymnastics Centre athletes compete in Las Vegas and Edmonton

Contributed                                OGC’s Maddilyn Dalkieth, Emma Gervais and Maddyson Kempf.
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Nolan Foote (middle) and the Kelowna Rockets will finish up the WHL’s regular season this weekend with two games against the Vancouver Giants.

B.C. Division champs finish with two vs Giants

Kelowna will play home-and-home set against Vancouver prior to next week’s playoffs

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Nolan Foote (middle) and the Kelowna Rockets will finish up the WHL’s regular season this weekend with two games against the Vancouver Giants.
Brothers Cal Foote and Nolan Foote combined for five points in a 6-3 win over Prince George as the Kelowna Rockets clinched the BC Division title . -Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets lock up B.C. Division with win over Cougars

Captain Cal Foote scores twice and Nolan Foote scores in his return in 6-3 Kelowna win

Brothers Cal Foote and Nolan Foote combined for five points in a 6-3 win over Prince George as the Kelowna Rockets clinched the BC Division title . -Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Jordan Laidlaw (left) and Tyson Lamb will be among the leaders this season for the Kelowna Sun Devils.                                -Image: Kelowna Sun Devils

B.C. champion Sun Devils expand in 2018

Kelowna to field two teams this season in B.C.’s 18U AAA baseball league

Jordan Laidlaw (left) and Tyson Lamb will be among the leaders this season for the Kelowna Sun Devils.                                -Image: Kelowna Sun Devils
Kyle Topping and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Austin Crossley, Taylor Gauthier and the Prince George Cougars Wednesday in WHL action at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets look to clinch division title

Kelowna is a win away from B.C. banner as they host Prince George Wednesday in WHL action

Kyle Topping and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Austin Crossley, Taylor Gauthier and the Prince George Cougars Wednesday in WHL action at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Sara McCreary (left) and Aidan Lea will try help the UBCO Heat contend for a national women’s university volleyball title this weekend at the University of Laval.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC

Heat aims high at U Sports nationals

UBC Okanagan one of eight teams at Canadian women’s volleyball finals in Quebec City

Sara McCreary (left) and Aidan Lea will try help the UBCO Heat contend for a national women’s university volleyball title this weekend at the University of Laval.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC
The B.C. A champion Heritage Christian Saints: (back left) head coach Colton Tripke, Isaiah Akurienne, Raymond Barrett, Sam Bell, Isaac Opuama, assistant coach David Hennes, (front) Mark Bell, Ben Robideau, Jordan Nenasheff, Colton St Pierre and Joshua Weekes.                                -Image: BC Boys High School Basketball

Saints march to first B.C. boys title

Heritage Christian School captures B.C. high school A boys basketball crown in Langley

The B.C. A champion Heritage Christian Saints: (back left) head coach Colton Tripke, Isaiah Akurienne, Raymond Barrett, Sam Bell, Isaac Opuama, assistant coach David Hennes, (front) Mark Bell, Ben Robideau, Jordan Nenasheff, Colton St Pierre and Joshua Weekes.                                -Image: BC Boys High School Basketball
Cool Arts Society celebrates new studio opening

Cool Arts Society celebrates new studio opening

Fine arts society showed off new location Friday at Rotary Centre for the Arts

Cool Arts Society celebrates new studio opening
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Braydyn Chizen and the Kelowna Rockets take on Nick Chyzowski and the Kamloops Blazers in a WHL home-and-home set this weekend.

Sliding Rockets push to find playoff form

Kelowna has lost five straight games heading into a weekend series with Kamloops

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Braydyn Chizen and the Kelowna Rockets take on Nick Chyzowski and the Kamloops Blazers in a WHL home-and-home set this weekend.
Rylan Fertser and his West Kelowna Warriors were eliminated Tuesday from the BCHL playoffs.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Abrupt end to Warriors’ BCHL season

West Kelowna ousted from playoffs in four games by the Trail Smoke Eaters.

Rylan Fertser and his West Kelowna Warriors were eliminated Tuesday from the BCHL playoffs.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
Chase Dubois and the West Kelowna Warriors were eliminated from playoffs after a 6-3 loss Tuesday to Trail.                                -Image: Julie Pringle/Snap Photography

Warriors ousted from BCHL playoffs

Smoke Eaters sweep West Kelowna 4-0 in best of seven first-round series

Chase Dubois and the West Kelowna Warriors were eliminated from playoffs after a 6-3 loss Tuesday to Trail.                                -Image: Julie Pringle/Snap Photography
Contributed                                The 2018 B.C. AAA girls high school champion Kelowna Owls: (top, left) Taya Hanson, Rylee Semeniuk, Kennedy Dickie, Paige Watson, Jaeli Ibbetson, Jordan Kemper, Jenna Holland, (front) Kasey Patchell, Rachel Hare, Dez Day, Kassidy Day and Kyara Klempner.

KSS Owls soar to B.C. senior girls title

KSS upsets Walnut Grove to capture the school’s and Okanagan’s first provincial AAA basketball title

Contributed                                The 2018 B.C. AAA girls high school champion Kelowna Owls: (top, left) Taya Hanson, Rylee Semeniuk, Kennedy Dickie, Paige Watson, Jaeli Ibbetson, Jordan Kemper, Jenna Holland, (front) Kasey Patchell, Rachel Hare, Dez Day, Kassidy Day and Kyara Klempner.
Kristi Bieber (left) and Terri Dreger, co-owners of Kelowna’s 30 Minute Hit kickboxing gym.                                -Image: Bryan Ward Photography Ltd.

Women in Business: Empowerment and confidence through fitness

Kickboxing gym provides women in Kelowna with physical and mental benefits

Kristi Bieber (left) and Terri Dreger, co-owners of Kelowna’s 30 Minute Hit kickboxing gym.                                -Image: Bryan Ward Photography Ltd.
Kelowna’s Kelsey Serwa.                                -Image: Jason Ransom/COC

Serwa injured in World Cup race

Coming off gold at the Olympics, Kelowna skier suffers concussion in Russia

Kelowna’s Kelsey Serwa.                                -Image: Jason Ransom/COC
Owls’ senior Kennedy Dickie was named MVP of the Okanagan Valley girls AAA basketball championship.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Owls soar to valley basketball title

KSS wins easily at Okanagan finals to represent valley next week at provincials in Langley

Owls’ senior Kennedy Dickie was named MVP of the Okanagan Valley girls AAA basketball championship.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow