Owls gunning for tournament title

The 38th edition of the Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament continues Friday with four games at Kelowna Secondary School.

The 38th edition of the Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament continues Friday with four games at Kelowna Secondary School.

The eight-team event features four of the top five senior boys AAA teams in B.C., including the hosts and No. 5 ranked Kelowna Owls, as well as the No. 1 rated team from Alberta, the Raymond Comets.

The Owls opened the tourney Thursday night against the Holy Cross Crusaders from Saskatoon. A final score wasn’t available at press time.

The semifinals are slated for tonight at 6 and 8:15 p.m.

The championship final goes Saturday at 7:45 p.m.

Women’s basketball…

Lifemark Sports Physiotherapy upset Pinnacle Sports Physio to take over sole possession of top spot in the Kelowna Women’s Basketball League with two weeks remaining in the regular season.

Marni Richardson scored 16 points, while Martina Allen and Mandy Trenholm had 15 points apiece Sunday to lead LifeMark (10-2) to a 65-58 win.

Jacquie Lalonde added 11 in the win, while Virginia Dickinson scored 22 and Laurel McCarthy had 16 points for Pinnacle, now 9-3.

In other action, Lisa Nevoral scored 18 points to leaa Triple Threat to an 82-54 victory over Blue Steel. Morgan Ashcroft added 17 and Rayna Gibbs had 15 points in the win. Karla Binder and Jen Laird scored 13 points each for Blue Steel.

Liz McPhail had 15 points and Amanda Kehler added 14 as King of Floors Fury defeated Ace 71-51. Ashlee Williams scored 16 for Ace.

The Rookies won by default over the Storm.

Capri Valley Lanes…

The following are the top scores from the Capri Valley Lanes Monday Classic Bowling League on Jan. 31:

High Ladies Single—Charmaine Loff, Lake Country Building 353

High Ladies Block (4 games)—Charmaine Loff, Lake Country Building 1149

High Men’s Single—Doug Johnson, Capri Valley Lanes 329

High Men’s Block (4 games)—Doug Johnson, Capri Valley Lanes 1089

High Team single—Capri Valley Lanes, 897

High Team Block (4 games)—Capri Valley Lanes 3397

High Men’s Average This Season—Matt Schultz, Security Paving 247

High Ladies Average This Season—Ashley Fowler, Team Fowler 233.

Peterson winners, second period—Prospect Electric

Just Posted

Okanagan makes Top 5 of least affordable home markets list

The Okanagan is the fourth least affordable place in Canada to buy property on a single income

Kelowna summit will connect employers and immigrants

A session will be held tomorrow from 12 to 3 p.m. at the downtown library

West Kelowna resident missing

Police are concerned for the health and well-being of a 21-year-old West Kelowna man

Jurors set to deliberate on Kelowna murder trial

“He was mad as a hatter…”

Stargate armour debuts at Kelowna expo

The Kelowna Fan Experience will feature Jaffa armour from Stargate SG-1

Okanagan artists showcased in new IH building

A public tour was held Wednesday to showcase art in the new downtown building

Letter: So I’m sitting here in Tim’s

Kelowna letter-writer comments on the controversial speculation tax

Harsher fines, new off-road vehicle rules in effect to combat B.C. wildfires

Anyone who starts a wildfire could be ordered to pay up to $1,000,000

Okanagan-Shuswap communities granted $588,917

Funds will go towards various economic development initiatives

Muddy water found in taps at B.C. hospital prompts investigation

Northern Health to hire consultant to examine three facilities for potential contamination

Dispute over tractor leads to explosive threats

He wanted to “blow up his house by putting a pipe bomb near the propane tank.”

RCMP officer charged after pedestrian struck at crosswalk

A man suffered a broken leg and head lacerations after being struck by the police vehicle in 2017

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Cougar captured in downtown Kamloops

Kamloops residents discovered the large cat outside their condominium

Most Read