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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

Okanagan Mission Huskies running back Maddox Elson (44) tries to slip a tackle from Vernon defender Coby Thierren during the hometown Panthers’ 54-14 romp in AAA/AA Hybrid Interior Junior Varsity Football Conference action Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Vernon Panthers maul Okanagan Mission Huskies

Junior Varsity football league regular-season play starts in Vernon Wednesday, Sept. 21

Vernon Vipers forward Reagan Milburn (left) and Aiden Reeves of the West Kelowna Warriors meet along the boards during Vernon’s 3-2 BCHL pre-season win Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers slip past West Kelowna Warriors

BCHL pre-season - Snakes score 3-2 win at Kal Tire Place

Forward Andrew Cristall and defenceman Caden Price will be at Rockets training camp starting on Sept. 4 (Steve Dunsmoor/Submitted)
Forward Andrew Cristall and defenceman Caden Price will be at Rockets training camp starting on Sept. 4 (Steve Dunsmoor/Submitted)
Kelowna-Vernon golfer Cooper Humphreys (left) was a double-gold-medal winner in golf (individual and team) at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. (Team B.C. photo)

Vernon-Kelowna golfer collects double Games gold

Cooper Humphreys wins individual and team medals in Niagara, Ont.

Kelowna-Vernon golfer Cooper Humphreys (left) was a double-gold-medal winner in golf (individual and team) at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. (Team B.C. photo)
Kal Tire’s Ryan Paulson (left) presents the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl to UBC Thunderbirds captains Manu Giovanni (from left), Kyle Samson, Gavin Coakes and Ryan Baker after the T-Birds defeated the Calgary Dinos 28-10 in the first Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game played in the North Okanagan at Greater Vernon Athletic Park Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Darren Hove photo)

PHOTOS: UBC Thunderbirds win historic football game in Vernon

UBC defeats Calgary Dinos 28-7 in first Canadian U-Sports exhibition game played in North Okanagan

Kal Tire’s Ryan Paulson (left) presents the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl to UBC Thunderbirds captains Manu Giovanni (from left), Kyle Samson, Gavin Coakes and Ryan Baker after the T-Birds defeated the Calgary Dinos 28-10 in the first Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game played in the North Okanagan at Greater Vernon Athletic Park Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Darren Hove photo)
Kelowna Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club fighter Landon Onkel takes a breather between rounds while listening to trainer Geoff Lawrence during the Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Vernon Recreation Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Okanagan-Shuswap fighters show moxy at Vernon boxing card

12-bout Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show at Vernon Rec Centre draws near-capacity crowd

Kelowna Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club fighter Landon Onkel takes a breather between rounds while listening to trainer Geoff Lawrence during the Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Vernon Recreation Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
(Photo - Jason Harding/Contributed)

Undefeated teams battle it out at Okanagan Sun home opener

Kick off is at 7 p.m. at Kelowna’s Apple Bowl

(Photo - Jason Harding/Contributed)
Josh Hyer of the Vernon Secondary Panthers receives a University of Calgary Dinos’ jersey from head coach Wayne Harris Tuesday at Vernon Secondary School in 2017. Hyer helped Harris and the Dinos win a Vanier Cup Canadian university football championship in 2019. The pair will be together on the field in Vernon Wednesday, Aug. 24, when the Dinos take on the UBC Thunderbirds in a CIS U-Sports exhibition football game at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (Morning Star file photo)

Preparations continue for Okanagan exhibition college football match

Vernon and Kelowna players star in first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl

Josh Hyer of the Vernon Secondary Panthers receives a University of Calgary Dinos’ jersey from head coach Wayne Harris Tuesday at Vernon Secondary School in 2017. Hyer helped Harris and the Dinos win a Vanier Cup Canadian university football championship in 2019. The pair will be together on the field in Vernon Wednesday, Aug. 24, when the Dinos take on the UBC Thunderbirds in a CIS U-Sports exhibition football game at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (Morning Star file photo)
Jake Bernadet (Contributed)

Hang 10: West Kelowna Warriors up to 10 recruits for upcoming season

Jake Bernadet and Nolan Hayes are the most recent members to join the team

Jake Bernadet (Contributed)
The Okanagan Elite, made up of players and coaches from Naramata to Kamloops, won the Western Canadian U17B girl’s softball championship Sunday, Aug. 7, in St. Alberta, Alta. (Facebook photo)

Okanagan softball girls crowned Western Canadian champs

Okanagan Elite, made up of players from Naramata to Kamloops, win U17B title in Alberta

The Okanagan Elite, made up of players and coaches from Naramata to Kamloops, won the Western Canadian U17B girl’s softball championship Sunday, Aug. 7, in St. Alberta, Alta. (Facebook photo)
Cooper Humphreys, who lists Vernon as his residence and Kelowna’s Harvest Golf Course as his home club, finished in the top-50 at the 117th Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Vancouver. (File photo)

Vernon/Kelowna golfer in top-50 at Canadian amateur

Cooper Humphreys finishes 15 shots behind tourney winner from Mexico

Cooper Humphreys, who lists Vernon as his residence and Kelowna’s Harvest Golf Course as his home club, finished in the top-50 at the 117th Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Vancouver. (File photo)
BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)

Golfers tee up for kids throughout the Okanagan

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton events support BGC

BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)
Former Vernon Panthers linemen Brady Szeman (53) and Liam Reid (52) join three ex-Panthers on the University of Calgary Dinos team that will see the quintet return to their hometown for the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game. The Dinos, whose roster is sprinkled with Okanagan talent, will face the UBC Thunderbirds Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., at Greater Vernon Athletics Park. (File photo)

Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl has Okanagan taste

Calgary Dinos and UBC Thunderbirds’ football rosters littered with local talent; teams play in Vernon Aug. 24

Former Vernon Panthers linemen Brady Szeman (53) and Liam Reid (52) join three ex-Panthers on the University of Calgary Dinos team that will see the quintet return to their hometown for the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game. The Dinos, whose roster is sprinkled with Okanagan talent, will face the UBC Thunderbirds Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., at Greater Vernon Athletics Park. (File photo)
Vernon Boxing Club fighter Nik (TNT) Maric, 17, (right) lands a right hand to Kelowna’s Joshua Jaramillo in a three-round bout Saturday, July 23, in Rutland. Maric scored a split-decision victory. (Contributed)

Vernon boxer blows up Kelowna foe

Nik (TNT) Maric scores three-round split-decision over opponent in Rutland ring

Vernon Boxing Club fighter Nik (TNT) Maric, 17, (right) lands a right hand to Kelowna’s Joshua Jaramillo in a three-round bout Saturday, July 23, in Rutland. Maric scored a split-decision victory. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Sun started its 2022 B.C. Football Conference season Saturday, July 23, in Nanaimo, scoring a lopsided 50-19 win over the host Vancouver Island Raiders. (Chase Johnston photo)

Okanagan Sun roll over Raiders

Sun start B.C. Football Conference season in Nanaimo Saturday, July 23, dominating the V.I. Raiders 50-19

The Okanagan Sun started its 2022 B.C. Football Conference season Saturday, July 23, in Nanaimo, scoring a lopsided 50-19 win over the host Vancouver Island Raiders. (Chase Johnston photo)
Deb Heale from the host Spallumcheen Golf and Country gets out of sand trouble on the 10th hole during the 2022 Spallumcheen Ladies Open Golf Tournament Wednesday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Countback determines Spallumcheen ladies golf event champ

Three golfers finish at 76 during the 2022 Ladies Open Wednesday, July 20

Deb Heale from the host Spallumcheen Golf and Country gets out of sand trouble on the 10th hole during the 2022 Spallumcheen Ladies Open Golf Tournament Wednesday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Team B.C. defeats Team Manitoba 31-19 for fifth place at the 2022 Football Canada Cup U18 tournament at the Kelowna Apple Bowl Sunday, July 17 . (screen shot)

Team B.C. romps to fifth place at Canada Cup

Four Okanagan players help B.C. defeat Manitoba 31-19 at Kelowna Apple Bowl in U18 football tourney

Team B.C. defeats Team Manitoba 31-19 for fifth place at the 2022 Football Canada Cup U18 tournament at the Kelowna Apple Bowl Sunday, July 17 . (screen shot)
The Okanagan Elite U17B girls softball team,made up of players from Naramata to Tappen, won the bronze medal at the B.C. finals, and now advance to the Western Canadian championships in Alberta. (Facebook photo)

Okanagan Elite softball squad off to Westerns

U17B team made up of girls from Naramata to Tappen capture bronze medal at B.C. championships

The Okanagan Elite U17B girls softball team,made up of players from Naramata to Tappen, won the bronze medal at the B.C. finals, and now advance to the Western Canadian championships in Alberta. (Facebook photo)
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
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