Kieran Koltun is accustomed to the Okanagan sunshine beating down on him during football practice for the Kelowna Owls. But the 17-year-old wide receiver is headed into a whole new level of heat as a scholarship athlete for Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth.
Kierra Smith — a West Kelowna Olympian and NCAA swimming champion — has been invited to speak alongside NBA legend Magic Johnson at a virtual fundraiser.
Justin Kripps and his Canadian crew locked up third place in the overall World Cup four-man standings for the second straight year after sliding to the bronze medal Sunday in Igls, Austria.
Bob Lindsay, a man vital to the success of the Okanagan Sun football team and a builder of community sport for decades, died Jan. 21 after a six-year battle with cancer.
Malindi Elmore has landed a blue-chip recruit as she continues to build her cross-country running program at UBC Okanagan toward national medal contention with the signing of Joanna Brown.
We can safely assume Kelowna Rockets president Bruce Hamilton is a man of faith, because he keeps on moving forward in his pursuit of hosting hockey games this season at Prospera Place.
Thanks to the global pandemic and his move from Bellator to the Professional Fighters League, Canadian welterweight contender Rory (Red King) MacDonald has not fought since October 2019.
Playing pain-free tennis has Canada's Vasek Pospisil thinking about what might be possible on the ATP Tour's singles scene. A refreshed mindset and solid results have helped build his confidence too.
Captains in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League provide leadership in their own way. There are different things to shoulder off the ice for a leadership group.
Josh Dueck knows the role of chef de mission for Canada's Paralympic team during these unparalleled times comes with huge and unique challenges.
B.C. Hockey League officials have been forced to postpone the start of the regular season. Teams were expect to begin play Dec. 2, but the provincial health office last week banned most travel until at least Dec. 7 in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Teammates of a Kelowna soccer player who was diagnosed in August with a cancerous brain tumour have launched a campaign to raise awareness and fund research into the disease.
The coronavirus pandemic scuttled induction ceremonies at the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton this year, but the hall still wants to celebrate.
One of the first challenges for two Kelowna-area women participating in an off-road navigation rally in the U.S. was simply getting their Toyota Tacoma across the Canada-U.S. border.
With less than two months until the puck drops on the World Junior hockey championship, Hockey Canada has announced a roster of 46 players — including Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak — will attend training camp Nov. 16-Dec. 13 in Red Deer, Alta.
The Kelowna Rockets have loaned forwards Dallon Wilton to the Neepawa Natives and Jake Poole to the Virden Oil Capitals of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League until Dec. 20.
Kelowna Rockets president Bruce Hamilton says he hopes this week’s announcement the WHL regular season is to begin Jan. 8 gives reassurances to fans.
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s affinity for Kelowna hockey players continued on Wednesday morning when they selected Jack Finley in the second round of the NHL draft.
EDMONTON - After running into a hot goalie late last round and being shut out in the opener of the Western Conference final, pressure mounted in the minds of the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2.
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Gary Sánchez and the slumping New York Yankees lost their fifth in a row Tuesday night and fell for the 15th time in 20 games, again failing to get clutch hits in a 2-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Never mind just squeezing into a wild-card spot. The Toronto Blue Jays might find themselves among the American League contenders at season's end if their strong run of play continues.
VANCOUVER - Canucks general manager Jim Benning has a long to-do list this off season and one of his first tasks is a real challenge — find a way to keep goalie Jacob Markstrom in Vancouver.
Arizona State women's basketball was led by junior guard Taya Hanson — of Kelowna, B.C. — after her career-performance in a 56-63 win over California on Friday, Jan. 1. Hanson tied an ASU program record with seven made threes, finishing with 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from beyond-the-arc …