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Sports & Rec.

Sports & Rec.

Gleaners humbles soccer buff

  A member of the women’s national soccer team has a new appreciation for food after her recent visit to Oliver. Sophie Schmidt, 25, was put...

Curling is a ridiculous game to those who don’t know it

There was an article about Olympic curling a few days ago. The writer knew nothing at all about the game, but became hooked almost...

SOSS field hockey players host grand festival

  Southern Okanagan Secondary School hosted its annual SOSS Fall Festival last Friday and Saturday. The festival is one of the largest and longest-running school field...

Tennis tourney results

  The Oliver Tennis Club hosted its fifth annual mixed doubles tennis tournament on September 14-15. Seventeen teams competed for bragging rights in taking home top...

Garrish jokes she is a ‘sucker for punishment’

  Running 42.2 kilometres, biking 180 km and swimming 3.8 km in the Ironman triathlon wasn’t always one of Naomi Garrish’s goals. The 32-year-old pharmacist said...

Oliver seniors haul in medals from the Games

  Oliver’s athletes once again brought back an impressive medal haul in slo-pitch, golf, badminton, archery and track and field from the BC Seniors Games...

Nothin’ But Net

UBC Thunderbird Tommy Nixon watches Ishika Gill dribble two balls. To see more photos visit our Facebook page. Lyonel Doherty photo

Coyotes getting ready for big hockey season

  With temperatures still in the 30s, it’s hard to believe hockey season is just around the corner. Considering that most competitive hockey leagues begin their...

Residents tee off for a good cause

Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course hosted its third annual “Golf Fore the Cure” recently. Nearly 100 participants enjoyed a wonderful day of golf while...

Coyotes new assistant coach has success story

  After many years of success in minor hockey, Geoff Goodman says he’s ready and willing to take the big jump to Junior “A” hockey...

Local Boys and Girls Club has much to offer

  The Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs have some exciting activities and events happening this summer in Oliver. Through the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada...

Saving the day

Oliver pool lifeguards donned their best for Super Hero Day recently. “Marvelling” at John Plesca’s muscles are, from left, Ben Nazaroff, Travis Thompson and...

Card cool as ice….maker

The Oliver Curling Club is pleased to announce that Norm Card is staying on at the Eastlink Curling Centre as the ice maker and...

Life’s a beach

Sun Fun kids (from left) Dustin Stahl, Maura Gaudet, Alexis Nice-Gauvin, Gavin Zandee and Tyler Antunes build a moat inside their castle during play...

Last Black & White Scramble won by local team

  The “last ever” Ladies Black & White Scramble was held on July 13. The weather was absolutely perfect and once again the Nk’Mip Canyon Desert...