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Cody Almond, who plays pro hockey in Switzerland, has dual Swiss-Canadian citizenship                                -Image: Geneve Servette

Ex-Rocket Almond to play in Olympic Games

Forward Cody Almond will play with Switzerland next month in South Korea

Cody Almond, who plays pro hockey in Switzerland, has dual Swiss-Canadian citizenship                                -Image: Geneve Servette
Bennett Norlin (left) and the West Kelowna Warriors will battle Mitch Andres and the Vernon Vipers Friday at Royal LePage Place.                                -Image: Julie Pringle/Snap Photography

Warriors look for elusive win over Vernon

West Kelowna is 0-5 vs Vipers this season as the teams meet in BCHL action Friday at Royal LePage

Bennett Norlin (left) and the West Kelowna Warriors will battle Mitch Andres and the Vernon Vipers Friday at Royal LePage Place.                                -Image: Julie Pringle/Snap Photography
Former Kelowna minor basketball products and Kelowna Owls Grant Shephard (left) and Mason Bourcier are in their freshman seasons at UBC.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC Athletics Photo

Hardwood homecoming for ex-Owls duo

Grant Shephard and Mason Bourier will suit up in Kelowna this weekend for the UBC Thunderbirds

Former Kelowna minor basketball products and Kelowna Owls Grant Shephard (left) and Mason Bourcier are in their freshman seasons at UBC.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC Athletics Photo
Kole Lind scored twice to lead the Kelowna Rockets past the Lethbridge Hurricanes Wednesday in WHL action.                                -Image: Cindy Adachi

Rookie stopper Tisdale, Lind lead Rockets past Hurricanes

Lethbridge native Cole Tisdale stops 25 shots, Kole Lind scores in OT in Kelowna Rockets win

Kole Lind scored twice to lead the Kelowna Rockets past the Lethbridge Hurricanes Wednesday in WHL action.                                -Image: Cindy Adachi
West Kelowna’s Mackenzie Schwinghamer won gold in moguls at a Canada Cup event this month in Ontario.                                -Image: Joshua Himbury/AUSMSA

West Kelowna freestyle skier on the rise

Mackenzie Schwinghamer, who competes on Nor-Am circuit, is among the top young moguls skiers

West Kelowna’s Mackenzie Schwinghamer won gold in moguls at a Canada Cup event this month in Ontario.                                -Image: Joshua Himbury/AUSMSA
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Jake Elmer (left) and the Lethbridge Hurricanes will battle Kole Lind and the Kelowna Rockets Wednesday in WHL action in Southern Alberta.

Rockets launch three-game Alberta tour

B.C. Division leaders play in Lethbridge Wednesday, Medicine Hat Friday and Red Deer on Sunday

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Jake Elmer (left) and the Lethbridge Hurricanes will battle Kole Lind and the Kelowna Rockets Wednesday in WHL action in Southern Alberta.
Dez Day (right) and teammate Jaeli Ibbetson helped the KSS Owls to a 3-1 record at the Centennial Top 10 Shootout.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Owls second to Gators at Centennial Shootout

No. 2-ranked KSS loses to No. 1 Walnut Grove for second straight week.

Dez Day (right) and teammate Jaeli Ibbetson helped the KSS Owls to a 3-1 record at the Centennial Top 10 Shootout.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Nolan Volcan (right) scored three times to lead Seattle to a win over Libor Zabrabsky and the Kelowna Rockets Friday in Kent, Wash. -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Thunderbirds ground Rockets

A week after a 6-2 win in Kent, WA, the Rockets fall to Seattle Friday in WHL action

Nolan Volcan (right) scored three times to lead Seattle to a win over Libor Zabrabsky and the Kelowna Rockets Friday in Kent, Wash. -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Brian Liesse                                Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets will be in Kent, WA Friday to battle the Seattle Thunderbirds.

Rockets visit ‘Birds for second straight Friday

With 10 wins in 12 games, Kelowna heads to Kent, WA to play Seattle in WHL action

Brian Liesse                                Carsen Twarynski and the Kelowna Rockets will be in Kent, WA Friday to battle the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Brody Dale and the Kelowna Chiefs will host the Summerland Steam on Saturday night.                                Steve Dunsmoor/Dunsmoor Creative

Chiefs buckle up for stretch run

Kelowna coach likes team’s make-up heading into final 12 games of KIJHL season.

Brody Dale and the Kelowna Chiefs will host the Summerland Steam on Saturday night.                                Steve Dunsmoor/Dunsmoor Creative
Kelowna’s Bob Ursel, third from left, with South Korea’s national men’s curling rink.                                -Image: Contributed

Kelowna’s Ursel to coach host team at Olympics

Bob Ursel is headed to the Olympics with South Korea’s national men’s curling team

Kelowna’s Bob Ursel, third from left, with South Korea’s national men’s curling rink.                                -Image: Contributed
Dillon Dube (right) had two points in his first game back with the Rockets since the world junior hockey championship. -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Dube, Foote pace Rockets to O.T. win

World junior gold medalists key in 4-3 victory Wednesday over Lethbridge

Dillon Dube (right) had two points in his first game back with the Rockets since the world junior hockey championship. -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Carsen Twarynski, 20, leads the Kelowna Rockets in scoring this season with 29 goals. -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Vying for pro deal, Twarynski steps up game

Flyers 2016 draft pick has scored 17 goals in the Kelowna Rockets’ last 21 games

Carsen Twarynski, 20, leads the Kelowna Rockets in scoring this season with 29 goals. -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Okanagan Rockets’ captain Mitchell Gove battles Dante Ballarin (right) and Aleks Bujak of the Vancouver North East Chiefs during the B.C. Major Midget League Showcase Saturday at CNC.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Okanagan Rockets sweep Chiefs, unbeaten in 7

Kelowna-based midget team outscores North East Chiefs 16-5 in BCMML Showcase action

Okanagan Rockets’ captain Mitchell Gove battles Dante Ballarin (right) and Aleks Bujak of the Vancouver North East Chiefs during the B.C. Major Midget League Showcase Saturday at CNC.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
Jonah Cooke and Chloe Baker were treated to a 20-minute helicopter ride by Valhalla Helicopters of West Kelowna. - Image: Anna Zeitner

Scouts Canada youths take flight over Kelowna

Jonah Cooke and Chloe Baker win Scout Popcorn contest to earn ride with Valhalla Helicopters

Jonah Cooke and Chloe Baker were treated to a 20-minute helicopter ride by Valhalla Helicopters of West Kelowna. - Image: Anna Zeitner
Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets will visit Noah Philp and the Seattle Thunderbirds in WHL action Friday in Kent, WA.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets see ‘Birds, Giants in weekend set

Kelowna looks for bounce back against Seattle after loss at home last Friday

Jack Cowell and the Kelowna Rockets will visit Noah Philp and the Seattle Thunderbirds in WHL action Friday in Kent, WA.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Cal Foote displays his world junior gold medal following Kelowna Rockets’ practise Wednesday morning at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Gold medal still sinking in for Rockets’ Foote

Defenceman Cal Foote and Kelowna teammate Dillon Dube are back after winning world junior title

Cal Foote displays his world junior gold medal following Kelowna Rockets’ practise Wednesday morning at Prospera Place.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Larry Brunt/Spokane Chiefs                                Spokane head coach Dan Lambert spent six seasons on the Kelowna Rockets’ coaching staff.

Familiar territory for ex-Rockets’ coach

Dan Lambert and the Spokane Chiefs visit the Rockets in WHL action Wednesday

Larry Brunt/Spokane Chiefs                                Spokane head coach Dan Lambert spent six seasons on the Kelowna Rockets’ coaching staff.
Cal Foote and Team Canada defeated Sweden in Friday’s final in Buffalo                                -Image: Dan Hickling/Hickling Images

Foote felt support from Canadians on road to gold

Rockets’ teammates Cal Foote and Dillon Dube gold with Canada at world juniors in Buffalo

Cal Foote and Team Canada defeated Sweden in Friday’s final in Buffalo                                -Image: Dan Hickling/Hickling Images
Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Nolan Foote and the Kelowna Rockets downed the Tri-City Americans Wednesday for their 13th consecutive victory on home ice.

Rockets host ‘Birds, aim for 14th straight at home

Seattle visits Kelowna Friday for the first of three meetings between the clubs this season

Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Nolan Foote and the Kelowna Rockets downed the Tri-City Americans Wednesday for their 13th consecutive victory on home ice.