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UBCO’s Jordan Korol was destined to become a basketball player, and that’s not because mom and dad both played hoops.

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A college-to-university run will be held in Kelowna this spring for the first time in a decade.

Hafith Moallin caught fire and the UBC Okanagan Heat swept the UNBC Timberwolves with an 84-78 win on Saturday night in Canada West men's basketball play.

Even though the name is officially Big White Ski Resort, there are multiple other activities at this popular skihill that don’t involve downhill skiing and snowboarding.

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The Kelowna Rockets were so sick and tired of watching other teams skirt punishment for dangerous hits — and then celebrate in the aftermath — that they took matters into their own hands.

Given how few healthy bodies the Kelowna Rockets have, Saturday night’s 7-2 loss to the Kamloops Blazers was stunning for its audacity. The WHL game degraded into a farce better reserved for bad Hollywood movies than modern hockey.

Pavel Novak apologizes for his grasp of English. It’s a good thing, then, the 17-year-old Kelowna Rockets forward does much of his talking on the ice.

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Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton got an early jump on the WHL trade deadline on Thursday by acquiring defenceman Tyson Feist from the Regina Pats for a fourth-round draft pick.

In spite of the growing popularity of non-motorized rail trails in B.C., the province is allowing an unspoiled section of the Trans Canada Trail to be turned into a logging road. Not only that, but the Ministry of Forests is allowing a dozen other logging roads on rail trails.

When it’s the busy Christmas-New Year’s holidays, it’s important to have a strategy as you try to avoid the crowds at downhill resorts, for example.

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You have to wonder if Nolan Foote was getting into his gear between periods Wednesday night.

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With teammates there to greet him as he stepped off the plane late Monday in Kelowna, Rockets captain Nolan Foote donned his gold medal to boisterous cheers.

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Conner McDonald is a firm believer the Rockets have many more efforts like they displayed late Saturday night against the Giants.

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Kaid Oliver was kicking back on Friday night for the Royals.

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When you’re hot, you’re hot. Liam Kindree scored the shootout winner on Thursday afternoon at Prospera Place for his Kelowna Rockets.

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It’s the Christmas-New Year’s holidays so you have to choose your outdoor recreation activities carefully if you want to avoid the crowds.

Full-on winter has arrived in the Okanagan with all downhill resorts and cross-country ski areas now open.

Andrew Zwicker is excited about this downhill season because Baldy Mountain Resort turned the corner during the past three seasons after a grand re-opening and getting back on a solid financial footing.

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Faced with a power play that’s scoring at just 16% in its past six games, Kelowna Rockets general manager Bruce Hamilton made another move to shore up his roster.

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Following his one and only season in Kelowna, head coach Ryan Wright has been hired by the Toronto Blue Jays as a minor league hitting coach.

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The Kelowna Rockets four-game win streak was snapped by the Winnipeg Ice in a 3-1 loss on Wednesday night at Wayne Fleming Arena in Winnipeg.

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The Kelowna Rockets extended both their winning and point streaks on Tuesday night with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings at Westoba Place in Manitoba.

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