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Sports & Rec.

Sports & Rec.

Hornets win, lose, tie in field hockey tournament

By Marlysse Trampf This past weekend was the annual Fall Festival at Southern Okanagan Secondary School (SOSS), an exhibition field hockey tournament with a record...

Baldy Marathon man can’t get over scenery

By Lyonel Doherty Yusheng Ni from Vancouver has run eight marathons all over the world since August, but he says the scenery during last Sunday’s...

Mount Baldy hosts marathon Sunday

With the first annual Baldy Marathon kicking off on Oct. 1, followed by the Festival of the Grape, there is no time for hesitation-...

Scouts eye baseball prospects at Oliver camp

It was a great week of baseball as 76 aspiring ball players made their way to the community ball fields in Oliver to take...

Baseball camp in Oliver attracts big names

It was a great week of baseball as 76 aspiring ball players made their way to the community ball fields in Oliver to take...

Swinging Skirts raise $5,600 for WOW

If you heard any howling recently at Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course, it wasn’t the coyotes. It was the “Swinging Skirts.” Let us explain. The recent Swinging...
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Teammates support each other in tough drill

You can almost feel this player's pain as he struggles to complete a tough drill while teammates gather around to offer support during Big...

Fall soccer league begins September

By Matthew Wood Our recreational programs continue to grow and develop with each passing season. Now we are proud to announce the latest addition to...

Young ball players love being part of Big League Experience

By Dan Walton Oliver has become a fountain of baseball knowledge since it has turned into the home of the Big League Experience (BLE). “Kids want...

Special Olympians win gold, silver and bronze

The South Okanagan Special Olympics team hauled home some serious medals from the Summer Games in Kamloops recently. Alberto Holz won three silver medals in...

Brimacombe brings back three gold

By Lyonel Doherty A local bowling sensation has put Oliver on the map by winning three gold medals at the Special Olympics Summer Games in...

Young Oliver woman crowned BC’s Rodeo Queen

By Dan Walton The National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming is the Stanley Cup Championships of teenage horseback riding, and British Columbia’s Rodeo Queen...

McDonald and Tadey from Fairview Mountain win pro-assistant championship

The team of Brian McDonald and Rob Tadey from Fairview Mountain Golf Club didn't have far to go to take home the winning trophy...

Special Olympians train under the sun in Oliver

By Dan Walton Being able to train outdoors makes the Oliver pool a useful venue for regional Olympians. The athletes training through the Penticton chapter of...

Nothin’ But Net hits court July 4

By Mo Basso Former National Team basketball player and SOSS legend Spencer McKay brings his “Nothin’ But Net” (NBN) basketball camp back to Oliver for...