Warren Henderson

Kelowna athletic therapist Jeff Thorburn (second from left) at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.                                -Image: Contributed

Feature Friday: Living the Olympic experience

UBC Okanagan athletic therapist working for the Canadian men’s hockey team in South Korea.

Kelowna athletic therapist Jeff Thorburn (second from left) at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.                                -Image: Contributed
Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets will visit Nick Chyzowski and BC rival Kamloops Blazers Friday in WHL action. -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Home stretch of season to test Rockets

Kelowna to play 15 games in next 29 days to close out the WHL’s regular season.

Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets will visit Nick Chyzowski and BC rival Kamloops Blazers Friday in WHL action. -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Kelowna Rockets forward Kole Lind left Wednesday’s game after taking a hit from Victoria’s Ralph Jarratt and didn’t return.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets battling through injury woes

Kole Lind the latest in a long line of Kelowna players to be hurt this season

Kelowna Rockets forward Kole Lind left Wednesday’s game after taking a hit from Victoria’s Ralph Jarratt and didn’t return.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Kelowna Rockets defenceman Braydyn Chizen battles Scott Wahlford (left) and Dante Hannoun of the Victoria Royals in WHL action Monday at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Warren Henderson /Capital News

Rockets edge Royals to regain top spot in B.C. Division

Kelowna bounces back from two weekend losses to Victoria with 5-4 win Monday at Prospera Place

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Braydyn Chizen battles Scott Wahlford (left) and Dante Hannoun of the Victoria Royals in WHL action Monday at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Warren Henderson /Capital News
Griffen Outhouse and the Victoria Royals downed Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets 6-1 in WHL action                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Royals ground Rockets in weekend opener, teams tied for first

Victoria wins 6-1 in the first of three games in four days against the Rockets

Griffen Outhouse and the Victoria Royals downed Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets 6-1 in WHL action                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Tyler Soy and the B.C. rival Victoria Royals three times in a four-day span this weekend.

Rockets battle Royals in key three-game set

With first place on the line, Rockets and Royals will meet twice in Victoria, then Monday in Kelowna

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets will battle Tyler Soy and the B.C. rival Victoria Royals three times in a four-day span this weekend.
The Coyotes are kicking off their 11th season with a series of exhibition games in the U.S.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Coyotes open season in the Arizona sun

Geoff White’s Okanagan College baseball team will play 14 games in eight days in the desert

The Coyotes are kicking off their 11th season with a series of exhibition games in the U.S.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
Kelowna Rockets forward Carsen Twarynski goes airborne while checking Giants’ defenceman Alex Kannock Liepert                                -Image: Warren Henderson

Rockets drop Giants in key divisional matchup

Kelowna ends two-game slide Wednesday in first of four games in six days against B.C. opponents

Kelowna Rockets forward Carsen Twarynski goes airborne while checking Giants’ defenceman Alex Kannock Liepert                                -Image: Warren Henderson
Tyler Benson and the Vancouver Giants battle Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets Wednesday in WHL action at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot The Breeze

Key stretch for Rockets vs. B.C. Division rivals

Kelowna will host Vancouver in WHL action Wednesday, then face Victoria three times in four days

Tyler Benson and the Vancouver Giants battle Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets Wednesday in WHL action at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot The Breeze
Skip Sean Geall (from right) with third Jeff Richard, second Andrew Nerpin, lead Dave Harper and fifth-man Brad Wood, who are off to the Brier next month in Regina.                                -Image: Curl BC

Kelowna Curling Club foursome books ticket to Brier

Sean Geall and Kelowna teammates beat defending champ Jim Cotter in provincial final in Parksville

Skip Sean Geall (from right) with third Jeff Richard, second Andrew Nerpin, lead Dave Harper and fifth-man Brad Wood, who are off to the Brier next month in Regina.                                -Image: Curl BC
Kelownas Jeff Richard (front) who plays with Sean Geall will take on Jim Cotters rink, featuring Kelownas Rick Sawatsky and Tyrel Griffith, in todays BC mens curling final.                                -Image: Curl BC

All-Okanagan B.C. men’s curling final

Vernon-based Jim Cotter rink takes on Sean Geall’s Kelowna Curling Club crew for provincial title.

Kelownas Jeff Richard (front) who plays with Sean Geall will take on Jim Cotters rink, featuring Kelownas Rick Sawatsky and Tyrel Griffith, in todays BC mens curling final.                                -Image: Curl BC
Kelowna Owls’ guard Cole McAvoy battles a pair of Marion Graham opponents Saturday at KSS during the Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Strong finish for host Owls at West Can tourney

After two losses to start annual basketball tournament, KSS defeats team from Saskatoon.

Kelowna Owls’ guard Cole McAvoy battles a pair of Marion Graham opponents Saturday at KSS during the Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Wyatte Wylie and the Everett Silvertips took down Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets 8-2 Saturday night in WHL action.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

‘Tips ground Rockets for weekend sweep

Everett wins home-and-home over Kelowna in battle for first in WHL’s Western Conference

Wyatte Wylie and the Everett Silvertips took down Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets 8-2 Saturday night in WHL action.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Rockets tangle with ‘Tips for conference lead

Rockets tangle with ‘Tips for conference lead

Kelowna leads Everett by one point in the Western Conference as teams play home-and-home set

Rockets tangle with ‘Tips for conference lead
Kelowna’s Rick Sawatsky (top) and Tyrel Griffith are once again with the Jim Cotter rink at the B.C. men’s curling championship.                                -Michael Burns/Curling Canada

Kelowna flavour at B.C. men’s championship

Four teams at provincial curling finals feature Kelowna Curling Club players

Kelowna’s Rick Sawatsky (top) and Tyrel Griffith are once again with the Jim Cotter rink at the B.C. men’s curling championship.                                -Michael Burns/Curling Canada
Jacob Bos and the KSS Owls will host the 45th annual Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Deep field for 45th edition of West Can tourney

The host Owls will play Vincent Massey from Winnipeg in their opening game.

Jacob Bos and the KSS Owls will host the 45th annual Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Michael Ryan and the West Kelowna Warriors visit the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Friday in BCHL action.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Warriors hit home stretch of regular season

West Kelowna has 10 games remaining, including two this weekend vs division rivals.

Michael Ryan and the West Kelowna Warriors visit the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Friday in BCHL action.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Rockets’ forward Dillon Dube goes on the attack against the Medicine Hat Tigers in WHL action Tuesday in Kelowna.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Rockets down Tigers for 17th win in last 18 at home

Cal Foote has a goal and two assists as the Rockets play first game at Prospera after Alberta trip

Rockets’ forward Dillon Dube goes on the attack against the Medicine Hat Tigers in WHL action Tuesday in Kelowna.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Lane Zablocki and the Red Deer Rebels edged Cal Foote and the Kelowna Rockets Saturday in overtime in WHL action.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rebels edge Rockets in O.T. to close Alberta trip

Kelowna goes 2-0-1-0 on three game eastern road trip

Lane Zablocki and the Red Deer Rebels edged Cal Foote and the Kelowna Rockets Saturday in overtime in WHL action.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Kole Lind and Brodan Salmond helped the Kelowna Rockets to an overtime win over the Mediciine Hat Tigers Wednesday in WHL action. -Image: Randy Freere

Rockets take down Tigers in OT

Cal Foote scores game winner to lead Kelowna to second win on Alberta trip

Kole Lind and Brodan Salmond helped the Kelowna Rockets to an overtime win over the Mediciine Hat Tigers Wednesday in WHL action. -Image: Randy Freere