Junior B Hockey

Mason Ouchi, in front, a Sumnmerland Steam defence player, is the recipient of the Canucks Alumni Doug Lidster Scholarship for the Okanagan region. (Contributed)

Summerland Steam player receives scholarship

Defence player Mason Ouchi now plans to study medicine

 

North Okanagan Knights forward Ty McNaughton (9) and defenceman John Kalmakoff (55) try to get at a loose puck in front of Summerland goalie Ben Lewis and centre Jack Lynes (10) during a game in December, 2021. (Jenna Fochler Photo)

Summerland Steam player joins Manitoba hockey team

Jack Lynes has played one season with the Summerland Junior B team

 

Nate McIsaac of the Summerland Steam was the captain of Team B.C. at the 2022 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Nova Scotia. (Contributed)

Summerland player leads Team B.C. to bronze hockey finish

Nate McIsaac was captain of team at National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

 

Kole Comin leaving court on the second day of a month-long trial. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Trial starts in Kelowna for 4 men accused of sexual assault, unlawful confinement

The four men allegedly took turns sexually assaulting a young woman in Kelowna

Kole Comin leaving court on the second day of a month-long trial. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The Osoyoos Coyotes defeated the Summerland Steam 2-1 in overtime at the Summerland Arena on March 11. The game was the sixth in the best-of-seven playoff series between the two teams. The Coyotes will now face the Revelstoke Grizzlies in the next round of playoff action. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Osoyoos Coyotes defeat Summerland Steam in six-game hockey playoff series

Final game in series was held March 11 in Summerland

The Osoyoos Coyotes defeated the Summerland Steam 2-1 in overtime at the Summerland Arena on March 11. The game was the sixth in the best-of-seven playoff series between the two teams. The Coyotes will now face the Revelstoke Grizzlies in the next round of playoff action. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Osoyoos Coytes and the Summerland Steam are competing in a best-of-seven division final in the Bill Ohlhausen Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. (Osoyoos Coyotes and Summerland Steam images)

Summerland Steam, Osoyoos Coyotes to meet in hockey playoffs

Junior B teams vying for division final title

The Osoyoos Coytes and the Summerland Steam are competing in a best-of-seven division final in the Bill Ohlhausen Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. (Osoyoos Coyotes and Summerland Steam images)
The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey.

Kelowna Chiefs season over, lose first round series to Summerland

Chiefs Patrick Reynolds had seven points in the series

The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey.
The Summerland Steam, in white, hosted the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey playoff action on Saturday evening at the Summerland arena. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland Steam win hockey division semi-finals

Junior B team to face Osoyoos Coyotes for division finals

The Summerland Steam, in white, hosted the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey playoff action on Saturday evening at the Summerland arena. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey (KIJHL).
The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey (KIJHL).
(Photo - Kelowna Rockets)

Sports weekend preview: Rockets play three, Chiefs need a win, post-secondary seasons ending

The Rockets will be play games in Kelowna, Kamloops and Seattle this weekend

(Photo - Kelowna Rockets)
The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey.

Kelowna Chiefs down 2-0 in opening round series

Games three and four will be played in Summerland this weekend

The Summerland Steam and the Kelowna Chiefs are in playoff action in Junior B hockey.
Brianna Falk, Dallas Hancox and Keaton Souster; the three UBCO seniors will be honoured during this weekend’s games (Photo - Conan Shing Photography)

Massive weekend for Kelowna sports teams

22 sporting events will be played over the long weekend

Brianna Falk, Dallas Hancox and Keaton Souster; the three UBCO seniors will be honoured during this weekend’s games (Photo - Conan Shing Photography)
Rockets welcome Tri-City to town Saturday night at Prospera Centre, puck drop at 7 p.m. (Photo - John Keller/Tri-City Americans)

Sports weekend preview: Rockets and Warriors host, Chiefs on the road

It’s another big hockey weekend for Kelowna; UBCO and OC basketball in action as well

Rockets welcome Tri-City to town Saturday night at Prospera Centre, puck drop at 7 p.m. (Photo - John Keller/Tri-City Americans)
The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Icy roads near Victoria claim life of 18-year-old junior hockey player

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
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Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April

The 2021 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Wayne March takes a look back at his time as general manager of the Sicamous Eagles. He was replaced as GM earlier this year and will be stepping down as manager of Sicamous and District Rec Centre over the summer. (Jim Elliot-Eagle Valley News)

Backbone of Sicamous Eagles reflects on 26 years of Junior B

Wayne March says he will miss the team’s people and the game’s toughness

Wayne March takes a look back at his time as general manager of the Sicamous Eagles. He was replaced as GM earlier this year and will be stepping down as manager of Sicamous and District Rec Centre over the summer. (Jim Elliot-Eagle Valley News)
The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper

KIJHL postpones regular season until Feb. 5

The announcement follows an extension of the province’s athletic travel restrictions

The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper
With no fans in the stands, it has been hard on local junior hockey teams. (Western File photo)

Pandemic presents unknowns for Okanagan junior hockey teams

With no fans and a shortened season, owners suffer financially

With no fans in the stands, it has been hard on local junior hockey teams. (Western File photo)
Junior B hockey teams will begin their season on Nov. 13 as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League begins its season. Last year, the Summerland Steam and the Princeton Posse faced each other in Junior B hockey playoff action. (Black Press file photo)

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League to begin season Nov. 13

Home openers scheduled as 14 of 17 teams will participate in this year’s Junior B season

Junior B hockey teams will begin their season on Nov. 13 as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League begins its season. Last year, the Summerland Steam and the Princeton Posse faced each other in Junior B hockey playoff action. (Black Press file photo)
North Okanagan Knights defenceman Lee Christensen, in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League game from November 2019 against Princeton, is now a member of the Posse after the team traded him for a player development fee. The Knights also picked up three players from the 100 Mile House Wranglers in the league’s player dispersal draft Saturday, Sept. 5. (Morning Star file photo)

North Okanagan Knights add three in dispersal draft, trade veteran D-man

The KIJHL held draft of players from three teams who have opted out of 2020-21 season

North Okanagan Knights defenceman Lee Christensen, in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League game from November 2019 against Princeton, is now a member of the Posse after the team traded him for a player development fee. The Knights also picked up three players from the 100 Mile House Wranglers in the league’s player dispersal draft Saturday, Sept. 5. (Morning Star file photo)