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The West Kelowna Warriors Teddy Bear toss in Royal LePage Place in 2018. (Photo: Tami Quan Photography)

Sports Weekend Preview: Kelowna Rockets head south, West Kelowna Warriors host teddy bear toss night

The Warriors will try to hand Penticton their first loss of the season on Saturday night

 

Okanagan College and the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association have collaborated on a new 26 week program (Okanagan College/Contributed)

Reducing hospitality and tourism work shortages the goal in Okanagan College partnership

While the initial program has started, it will be offered three more times over the next two years

 

The Kelowna Rockets are in action in Everett on Friday and at home on Saturday. (@KelownaRocketsWHL/Instagram)

Kelowna Sports Weekend Preview: Rockets home and away, Warriors look to end losing streak

The Rockets, Warriors, and Chiefs are all looking to get back in the win column

 

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)

UBC Okanagan working with Lululemon to create next-generation fabric

Other collaborators include UBC, Swiss Federal Laboratories

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)
Okanagan Sun Quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)

Sports weekend preview: Okanagan Sun looking for perfect season and more

The Sun kick off the championship game on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. at Kelowna’s Apple Bowl

Okanagan Sun Quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Fore! Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association holds annual golf tourney in Kelowna

The fundraiser event took place at Black Mountain Golf Club

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets Twitter)

Hockey and soccer and softball, oh my: Kelowna sports weekend preview

All three hockey teams and a couple UBCO sports are in action

(Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets Twitter)
UBCO and their silver medals at the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) playoffs (Photo - WCSA)

UBC Okanagan Heat softball eyeing back-to-back national titles

The softball team won the national championships hosting the tournament in Kelowna last year

UBCO and their silver medals at the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) playoffs (Photo - WCSA)
Vernon’s Kendra Jones-Munk and the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s golf team is in second place, and the men’s squad sits third, entering the final round of the Canada West university golf championships near Victoria Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Black Press - file photo)

UBC Okanagan heat golfers aim for Canada West podium

Women’s team sits second, men in third, at championships near Victoria

Vernon’s Kendra Jones-Munk and the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s golf team is in second place, and the men’s squad sits third, entering the final round of the Canada West university golf championships near Victoria Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Black Press - file photo)
Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)

Vancouver felt Heat from Kelowna at 10-km race

Olympians and UBCO Heat coach and athlete Elmore and Hofbauer tore up Vancouver’s Eastside

Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)
Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Welcome home! Students move-in to dorm life at UBCO

New students will be able to participate in orientation activities Sept. 5

Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
The UBCO Heat men’s soccer team kicks off their season (Photo - @UBCOHeat/Twitter)

Time to hit the pitch: UBCO men’s soccer start season in Kelowna

The men’s team finished 2-6-4 last season

The UBCO Heat men’s soccer team kicks off their season (Photo - @UBCOHeat/Twitter)
(Photo - UBCO Heat/Contributed)

Kelowna Secondary grad following in sister’s footsteps

“When I was offered an opportunity to be a part of that, I didn’t have to think twice about it”

(Photo - UBCO Heat/Contributed)
The UBCO campus tower could stretch from 34 to 46-storeys. (Photo/UBCO)

UBCO downtown tower planned to be Kelowna’s tallest building

12 storeys added to a revised development permit

The UBCO campus tower could stretch from 34 to 46-storeys. (Photo/UBCO)
(Photo - Golf Canada)

UBC Okanagan women swing to bronze at nationals

It’s the first national medal in club history

(Photo - Golf Canada)
(Photo - Contributed)

UBC Okanagan golfers to tee off at Canadian championships

The event is taking place in Bromont, Quebec

(Photo - Contributed)
(Photo - Contributed)

Spanish recruit a slam dunk for UBCO

The 5’7” guard played professionally in Spain for the 2020-21 season

(Photo - Contributed)
Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)

Man charged in death of UBCO security guard undergoes psychiatric evaluation

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn was detained mental health act after the alleged fatal attack

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)
Lauren McNeil and Nicolas Reitsma with their awards (Photo - Conan Shing Photography)

UBCO’s McNeil, Reitsma take home Athlete of the Year awards

This was the first in-person banquet since 2019

Lauren McNeil and Nicolas Reitsma with their awards (Photo - Conan Shing Photography)
UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga (left) named to USPORTS All-Rookie team (Photo - David Holl)

UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga named to UPSORTS All-Rookie team

The Kelowna native was named Canada West Rookie of the Year earlier this month

UBCO’s Madelyn Hettinga (left) named to USPORTS All-Rookie team (Photo - David Holl)