Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Sports & Rec.

Sports & Rec.

Golf tourney ‘enriches’ everyone in Oliver

By Janet Shannon Like the Masters event held this weekend at Augusta Georgia, our golf tournament in Oliver was highly anticipated.    Unlike the P.G.A. the...

Penticton teacher wins 10K race

By Lyonel Doherty Josh Heinrich from Penticton was the first to admit that he only ran 8.75 kilometres despite winning the 10K race in Oliver...
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10K race in Oliver won by Josh Heinrich from Penticton

Here is the start of Sunday's 10K race in Oliver. Josh Heinrich from Penticton (#41) was the top finisher. He's the guy tying his...

Harlem Ambassadors to face Oliver celebs in fundraiser

By Lyonel Doherty The Harlem Ambassadors may think Oliver will be a pushover on Sunday, April 30, but they haven’t met “The Twin Towers” yet. Legionnaire...

Parks and Rec hosts 10K run

The Oliver Parks and Recreation Society is preparing for the annual Oliver Wine Capital of Canada 10K run taking place on Sunday, April 9. The...

Peewees claim bronze medal at provincial championships

  By Keith Lacey The Junior Coyotes Peewee hockey team are howling with pride after winning the bronze medal at the B.C. Peewee Tier III Hockey...

Sun Devils welcome 13 teams for Fiesta tournament

By Dan Walton South Okanagan Sun Devils were swimming with the sharks last weekend, taking on teams out of their league as they hosted the...

Local youth invited to play soccer

By Matthew Wood Whether you know it as soccer or football there is one thing you can be sure of – this is a world-class...

Oldtimers flock to Oliver for some old time hockey

By Dan Walton Driving 900 kilometres to play hockey in Oliver last week was small potatoes for Larry Creighton. The 82-year-old hockey player came all the...

Midget and peewee squads qualify for provincials

By Keith Lacey It’s going to be a very long journey for players, coaches and parents alike, but they won’t mind as two South Okanagan...

John’s passion for hockey equals Hall of Fame

By Dan Walton Even though the local arena wasn’t even built when John Shannon grew up in the Town of Oliver, he still managed to...

Baldy to launch Triple Crown

By Dan Walton The days just keep getting nicer, and the overlap of spring and winter weather brings out the best of both seasons at...

Figure skaters win silver and bronze

Many skaters from the South Okanagan Skating Club brought home silver and bronze from a regional competition in Penticton recently. Seventeen skaters represented the club,...

Hornets win zone championship, now ready for valleys

It was a tale of two halves last week during the senior boys basketball zone championship game in Oliver. The SOSS Hornets fell behind in...

Coyotes aim to show they’re strong in playoffs, not just regular season

  By Richard McGuire The Osoyoos Coyotes have almost always been a strong team in the regular season, but except for one year, 2010-11, victory in...