BC Minor Hockey

A Ridge-Meadows Minor Hockey Association player is facing discipline for sharing images of undressed teammates on social media. (Pexels/Tima Miroshnichenko photo)

Who should be teaching kids what not to do on social media? Coaches, teachers, parents

A youth hockey player posted images of undressed teammates on Snapchat, sparking questions about who should be teaching privacy ethics

 

Caden Dehoog, one of the instructors at the 2022 BC Hockey Summer Officiating School from Aug. 4-8, grew up in Salmon Arm and loves the path of refereeing he’s taken. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Hockey referee in Shuswap skates from student to instructor

40 budding officials join BC Hockey’s Summer Officiating School in Salmon Arm

 

(Photo - BCHockey_Source/Instagram)

Hockey players from all over the Okanagan taking part in Team B.C. camp

The camps are being held at the South Okanagan Events Centre

 

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 Okanagan champion Kelowna Rockets edged the Victoria Admirals 3-2 in the gold-medal game at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon Wednesday, March 23. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

PHOTOS: Kelowna Rockets sink Victoria Admirals in B.C. final

Okanagan champs edge the Island winners 3-2 in gold-medal game at B.C. Tier 2 U15 finals in Vernon

The Okanagan champion Kelowna Rockets edged the Victoria Admirals 3-2 in the gold-medal game at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon Wednesday, March 23. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Victoria Admirals forward Rowan Brodie-Rafuse (9) is watched closely by Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers defenceman Lucas VanderVelde during the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships Tuesday, March 22, at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Victoria Admirals forward Rowan Brodie-Rafuse (9) is watched closely by Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers defenceman Lucas VanderVelde during the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships Tuesday, March 22, at Kal Tire Place North in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Coldstream's Austin Seibel makes an incredible glove save for Saskatchewan's Prairie Hockey Academy on a two-on-nothing break against Okanagan Hockey Academy's Stevan Fairlie at the Canadian School Sport Hockey League's Western Canadian U17 prep hockey championships in Summerland. (Tanya Seibel Photo)

North, Central Okanagan players score at school hockey championships

Canadian Sport School Hockey League holds playoff tournaments in Penticton, Summerland

Coldstream's Austin Seibel makes an incredible glove save for Saskatchewan's Prairie Hockey Academy on a two-on-nothing break against Okanagan Hockey Academy's Stevan Fairlie at the Canadian School Sport Hockey League's Western Canadian U17 prep hockey championships in Summerland. (Tanya Seibel Photo)
Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers forward Dane Campbell (11) takes a nudge from South Delta defenceman Thomas Denney as Storm goalie Mason Buors follows the puck during action Monday, March 21, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

South Delta Storm blow away Vernon Vipers’ Tier 2 chances

Storm roll to 9-0 win over hosts at B.C. u15 finals at Kal Tire Place North, eliminating Vipers

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports Vipers forward Dane Campbell (11) takes a nudge from South Delta defenceman Thomas Denney as Storm goalie Mason Buors follows the puck during action Monday, March 21, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Salmon Arm firefighters and CP Rail staff responded to compressed gas leaking from a rail car carrying argon refrigeration liquid on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (Salmon Arm Fire Department photo)

Salmon Arm rail crossing temporarily closed due to rail car leaking argon gas

Fire chief said gas non-toxic, non-flammable, but in large concentrations can displace oxygen

Salmon Arm firefighters and CP Rail staff responded to compressed gas leaking from a rail car carrying argon refrigeration liquid on Saturday, March 19, 2022. (Salmon Arm Fire Department photo)
The Lumby Stars won the five-team U18 Female Division of the 24th annual Richmond Ravens Ice Classic hockey tournament Sunday, March 20. The Stars defeated the Yukon Wild 6-1 in the final. It was the only goal scored on the Stars in five games. (Facebook photo)

Lumby U18 females Stars of Richmond tourney

Stars win Richmond Ravens Ice Classic; North OK Knights fall in district U15 rec final; Jr. Snakes winners

The Lumby Stars won the five-team U18 Female Division of the 24th annual Richmond Ravens Ice Classic hockey tournament Sunday, March 20. The Stars defeated the Yukon Wild 6-1 in the final. It was the only goal scored on the Stars in five games. (Facebook photo)
Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Cranbrook Bucks roll to 7-3 win over Vernon Vipers in Tier 2 U15 opener

The eight-team provincial hockey championships opened Sunday in Vernon

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Kelowna Rockets forward Maddox Stevens beats Williams Lake Timberwolves goalie Cassius Ford with his team’s second goal on the way to a 6-3 win in the opening game for both teams at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals in Vernon Sunday, March 20. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Kelowna Tier 2 Rockets win B.C. opener

Rockets score 6-3 win over Williams Lake at B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals in Vernon Sunday, March 20

Kelowna Rockets forward Maddox Stevens beats Williams Lake Timberwolves goalie Cassius Ford with his team’s second goal on the way to a 6-3 win in the opening game for both teams at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey finals in Vernon Sunday, March 20. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)

B.C. hockey tourneys start in Salmon Arm, Vernon

Tier 2 U15 (Vernon) and Tier 2 U13 (Salmon Arm) finals are both eight-team events, on until Wednesday

Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
The Lumby Female U18 Stars rallied from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Kelowna 3-2 Sunday, March 14, at Lumby’s Pat Duke Memorial Arena to add the Okanagan playoff banner to their regular season championship. (Facebook photo)

Lumby U18 females Stars of Okanagan hockey league

Lumby squad wins playoff banner on home ice with 3-2 rally win over Kelowna to go along with regular season title

The Lumby Female U18 Stars rallied from a pair of one-goal deficits to beat Kelowna 3-2 Sunday, March 14, at Lumby’s Pat Duke Memorial Arena to add the Okanagan playoff banner to their regular season championship. (Facebook photo)
Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)

North Okanagan, Shuswap teams hosting B.C. minor hockey finals

Salmon Arm hosts U13 Tier 2 and Greater Vernon is host for U15 Tier 2 finals; both start March 20

Salmon Arm and Greater Vernon Minor Hockey organizations will be hosting provincial championship tournaments March 20-23. (Contributed)
The Vernon H&L Glass Development A Junior Vipers players and coaches have another reason to celebrate after capping off a perfect regular season with a 5-3 win over the West Kelowna Warriors. (Contributed)

Vernon H&L Glass Junior Vipers develop taste for winning

Atom Development A hockey team finishes regular season without a loss

The Vernon H&L Glass Development A Junior Vipers players and coaches have another reason to celebrate after capping off a perfect regular season with a 5-3 win over the West Kelowna Warriors. (Contributed)
A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Hockey clubs’ support for Ukrainian goaltender ‘brought tears’ to father’s eyes

Young hockey players join together to support B.C. family

A card of support, signed by members of Ridge Meadow’s U11 A1 team, was presented to Semiahmoo goaltender Dmytro Makogonsky at the teams’ game Saturday. (Contributed photo)
Jack Black (left), Bryden Ezekiel (right) and the rest of the Vernon H&L Glass Atom A Development Junior Vipers hockey squad continued their undefeated league play Feb. 27 and 28. (Contributed)

Vernon Junior Vipers defeat Kamloops, West Kelowna

Unbeaton H&L Glass Atom A Development hockey squad has one league game before playoffs

Jack Black (left), Bryden Ezekiel (right) and the rest of the Vernon H&L Glass Atom A Development Junior Vipers hockey squad continued their undefeated league play Feb. 27 and 28. (Contributed)
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and

Orange Shirt Society nets national minor hockey campaign to further reconciliation

Society teams up with Canadian Tire and Keener Jerseys to create conversation and healing

  • Feb 17, 2022
Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and