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Thunderbirds take Game 1

Ethan Bear scores late goal to send Seattle past the Kelowna Rockets in opener of conference final

Derby dynamos ready to roll out pain

April Pain event runs April 29 at Kal Tire Place

Three-day women’s hockey tourney to support youth

Grindstone Award Foundation is taking registrations for a women’s hockey jamboree in West Kelowna

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Big-game experience abundant in WHL semifinal

Kelowna Rockets and Seattle meet for the second straight year in Western conference final

Pro wrestlers grapple for kids charities

Invasion Championship Wrestling card set for Friday night at Rutland Centennial

Cowboy Catapult

Photos and video from the weekend’s bull-riding competition

  • Apr 18th, 2017
SpikeIT cancer


Penticton Vees host the Merritt Centennials in Game 7


Mayor defends the key to the city


Interview with a Black Widow Rope Spinner


Rockets advance over ‘Hawks

Kelowna books its ticket to the WHL’s third round, beating Portland in five games to take series

Rockets can wrap series tonight

Rockets without Cal Foote and Carsen Twarynski Friday night due to suspension in tough series

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Rockets one win from conference final

Gardiner, Thurkauf and Merkley combine for 10 points Wednesday in win over Portland.

  • Apr 12th, 2017

‘Hawks fight back with Game 3 win over Rockets

Kelowna leads Western Conference semifinal two games to one

Andi Naude gets Olympic nod

Andi Naude has achieved her dream of going to the Olympics.

Ireland takes national ski award

Lake Country athlete wins up and coming award, chops lengthy hair for charity (includes video)

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Rockets ground ‘Hawks in series opener

Kelowna scored three in span of 1:35 on way to victory Friday in Game 1 of the WHL playoff series

Speed, offense abundant in conference semi

Kelowna Rockets and Portland Winterhawks square off Friday in second round of WHL playoffs.

Taking passion too far

In today’s minor hockey leagues, why do parents mistreat officials and players?

Second facility a boon to Kelowna soccer

Another covered turf field to be built in Rutland will benefit the sports community

Gardiner hat-trick sends Rockets to second round

Kelowna finishes Kamloops Blazers in six games move on in WHL playoffs

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

Blazers force Rockets to Game 6

Kamloops scores 4-1 win Friday at Prospera Place to avoid elimination

Heat 7s take 5th at nationals

UBC Okanagan men post 4-2 record at university rugby finals

Rockets look for knockout punch vs Blazers

Kelowna, up 3-1 in WHL series, can finish off the Blazers with a win Friday and advance to round 2