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Rylan Ferster led the Warriors to their only BCHL title and RBC Cup title in 2016.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Ferster steps down as Warriors’ coach and GM

Rylan Ferster quits after seven seasons with the BC Hockey League team

Rylan Ferster led the Warriors to their only BCHL title and RBC Cup title in 2016.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
In its fourth year, the Okanagan Charity Classic will be held July 13 and 14.                                -Image: Contributed

NHLers to tee it up at Okanagan Charity Classic

This year, the charity of choice will be the Shoot for the “Moon” Foundation.

In its fourth year, the Okanagan Charity Classic will be held July 13 and 14.                                -Image: Contributed
Pickleball Kelowna                                Action at the Pickleball Canada National Tournament begins Friday at 8 a.m.

Spots at pickleball nationals in high demand

Kelowna is playing host to the Pickleball Canada National Tournament this weekend at Parkinson Rec

Pickleball Kelowna                                Action at the Pickleball Canada National Tournament begins Friday at 8 a.m.
The Kelowna Heat will host the Softball U16B provincial championship this weekend at High Noon Park.                                -Image: Kelowna Heat

Host Heat take aim at B.C. championship

The U16 B girls fastball finals are set for this weekend at High Noon Park in Kelowna

The Kelowna Heat will host the Softball U16B provincial championship this weekend at High Noon Park.                                -Image: Kelowna Heat
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Crews douse “suspicious” fires near Munson Pond

Kelowna Fire Department responds to calls of grass fires off Burtch Road

-Image: Carmen Weld
Kelowna’s Team B.C. members are (from left) coach Trent Schmuland, Nathan Beaucheminm Noah Gross, Liam Atwood, Jack Nyrose, Bronte Gallo, Tariq Brown, Caeleb Schlacter, Aiden Vint, coach Kendall Gross and coach Don Richmond. -Image: Contributed

Eight local players are in Edmonton with the provincial squad at the U16 Western Challenge.

Eight football players from Kelowna boarded a plane to Edmonton this week,…

Kelowna’s Team B.C. members are (from left) coach Trent Schmuland, Nathan Beaucheminm Noah Gross, Liam Atwood, Jack Nyrose, Bronte Gallo, Tariq Brown, Caeleb Schlacter, Aiden Vint, coach Kendall Gross and coach Don Richmond. -Image: Contributed
Ocean spray (Holodiscus discolour) is a beautiful native shrub currently in bloom on our hillsides. It provides good cover for ground nesting birds such as quail. Creamy flowers transition to buff-coloured seed heads that persist through winter.                                -Image: Gwen Steele

Water-wise shrubs make for an interesting, low-maintenance garden

There are many beautiful shrubs that are suitable for water-wise Okanagan gardens.

Ocean spray (Holodiscus discolour) is a beautiful native shrub currently in bloom on our hillsides. It provides good cover for ground nesting birds such as quail. Creamy flowers transition to buff-coloured seed heads that persist through winter.                                -Image: Gwen Steele
Warren Henderson                                Steven Diez is the third seed at this week’s Kelowna Futures Tennis Tournament.

Diez looks for boost from Kelowna tourney

The top-ranked Canadian at the Kelowna Futures Tournament was once ranked 162nd in the world.

Warren Henderson                                Steven Diez is the third seed at this week’s Kelowna Futures Tennis Tournament.
Kaeden Korczak, the Kelowna Rockets’ rookie of the year in 2017-18, was one of 14 defenceman to earn an invitation.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets D-man selected for U18 national camp

Kaedan Korczak is among 44 players invited to Hockey Canada’s Hlinka Gretzky Cup development camp

Kaeden Korczak, the Kelowna Rockets’ rookie of the year in 2017-18, was one of 14 defenceman to earn an invitation.                                -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Jordan Laidlaw knocked in the winning run in the weekend finale against North Fraser on Sunday at Edith Gay Park.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

Sun Devils take 3 at home, still undefeated

Defending champion Kelowna is 23-0 in B.C. 18U AAA baseball

Jordan Laidlaw knocked in the winning run in the weekend finale against North Fraser on Sunday at Edith Gay Park.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
The GolfBC Championship was the third stop of the season on the Mackenzie Tour.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow

GolfBC Championship hits the mark in Kelowna

More than 5,000 fans took in the Mackenzie Tour event at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club

The GolfBC Championship was the third stop of the season on the Mackenzie Tour.                                -Image: Douglas Farrow
Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Robert Dirk (left), Tracey Melesko, Hugh Wong and Heather Mandoli.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Hall of Fame opens doors to six new inductees

Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame adds four athletes and two builders for 2018.

Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Robert Dirk (left), Tracey Melesko, Hugh Wong and Heather Mandoli.                                -Image: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Douglas Farrow                                Kade Kozak and the Okanagan Athletics have won 13 of their last 14 games.

Athletics, Parsons stay hot in four-game sweep

Okanagan takes two PBL doubleheaders from UBC Thunder at Elks Stadium

Douglas Farrow                                Kade Kozak and the Okanagan Athletics have won 13 of their last 14 games.
-Image: Dynamic Exposures by KAT

Kelowna photographer captures spirit of Riverdale

Katrina Hiebert saw the opportunity to do something novel and unique.

-Image: Dynamic Exposures by KAT
William Burgher                                Autocross races are timed events and are in a safe, controlled environment.

Drivers satisfy need for speed with autocross

Okanagan Autocross goes every Thursday night in Kelowna’s Okanagan College parking lot.

William Burgher                                Autocross races are timed events and are in a safe, controlled environment.
Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Karina Bagi will play Canada West soccer this coming season with the University of Manitoba Bisons.

Kelowna keeper set for step to university pitch

Karina Bagi will travel to Winnipeg July 14 to join the Manitoba Bisons’ women’s soccer program.

Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Karina Bagi will play Canada West soccer this coming season with the University of Manitoba Bisons.
West Kelowna’s Tim Dickinson ran 320 kilometres around Okanagan Lake last weekend.                                -Image: Run the Lake/Facebook

West Kelowna man conquers journey around Okanagan Lake

Tim Dickinson circumnavigated Okanagan Lake by foot in under 64 hours

West Kelowna’s Tim Dickinson ran 320 kilometres around Okanagan Lake last weekend.                                -Image: Run the Lake/Facebook
Duncan Blackburn of Kelowna United battles a Vernon opponent boys U13 Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League action Sunday at Macdonald Park in Vernon.                                -Image: Lisa Mazurek/Black Press

United teams battle for league titles

Kelowna United/Junior Heat clubs are in Penticton this weekend for the TOYSL finals.

Duncan Blackburn of Kelowna United battles a Vernon opponent boys U13 Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League action Sunday at Macdonald Park in Vernon.                                -Image: Lisa Mazurek/Black Press
Margot Kelly/LLC                                Taryn O’Neill celebrates while crossing the finish line Friday at the Brooks PR Invitational.

O’Neill wins stateside in strong field

Lake Country runner captured 2-mile race at Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle

Margot Kelly/LLC                                Taryn O’Neill celebrates while crossing the finish line Friday at the Brooks PR Invitational.
Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro Conner Kozak will play in the GolfBC Championship at Gallager’s Canyon for the second time.

Second chance for Kozak at GolfBC Championship

Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro will play on an exemption at next week’s Mackenzie Tour event

Warren Henderson/Capital News                                Okanagan Golf Club assistant pro Conner Kozak will play in the GolfBC Championship at Gallager’s Canyon for the second time.