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Salmon Arm Silverbacks defenceman William Lavigne (left) tries to rub out Vernon Vipers forward Max Bulawka in B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup action. Vernon completed a home-and-home sweep of the Gorillas with a 4-3 overtime win Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Shaw Centre. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers sweep Salmon Arm

Snakes win 5-2 at home Friday, 4-3 in overtime Saturday at the Shaw Centre

The Vernon Vipers topped the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 5-2 for their first win of the BC Hockey League Okanagan Cup tournament Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek photo)

Vernon Vipers top Salmon Arm for first win of Okanagan Cup

The Vipers secured a 5-2 win over the Silverbacks at Kal Tire Place Friday night

Chase Heat melt North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL exhibition schedule starts off in the Shuswap

Salmon Arm woman one of the oldest competitive bowlers in Western Canada

Florence Pineo is still keeping it between the gutters at almost 98 years old.

Salmon Arm Silverbacks lose first two exhibition games

The ‘Backs are one of four teams in the running for the pre-season Okanagan Cup

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Snow blankets Kelowna
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Salmon Arm swimmers catch their breath after summer training

Programs altered to meet restrictions around COVID-19

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Sicamous Eagles will face Grizzlies and Rockets to start KIJHL season

As part of a three-team cohort due to COVID-19, the Eagles will have only two foes in first 12 games

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Sicamous Eagles draft forward from team that won’t play in coming season

Three KIJHL squads are opting out of the 2020/21 season which will be shorter due to COVID-19.

KIJHL delays season to Nov. 13; three teams opt out

The league will play a 30-game season without 100 Mile House, Spokane and Beaver Valley

Armstrong Curling Club president wins provincial honour

Terri Nicholson is one of Curl BC’s two 2020 Club Volunteer of the Year winners

Salmon Arm boxer in the running for magazine cover

The Ms Health and Fitness award comes with a $20,000 prize which will go towards Olympic training

Salmon Arm Silverbacks name Hunter Sansbury team captain

The defenceman joined the team last season and immediately made a positive impact.

87-year-old Salmon Arm woman sinks hole-in-one

The Aug. 12 ace is Helen Bobbitt’s fourth.

Sicamous Eagles’ Jaxon Danilec moving on to Alberta Junior A team

Following a divisional MVP performance, the Olds Grizzlys came calling

Salmon Arm Minor Hockey put return to play plan in motion

Hockey will look different to start with but skates will be back on the ice September 1

Vernon Vipers land three forwards

Signings continue for BC Hockey League squad

Junior golf tour returns to Okanagan with free clinic

Ford Junior Golf Clinic goes Sunday, July 19, at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Golf Resort

Salmon Arm’s Mr. Hockey recognized by Hockey Canada

Roy Sakaki named Order of Merit West winner for 2020