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Sports & Rec.

Sports & Rec.

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...

Blast ball isn’t always blast ball in Oliver

Coach Arin Martins warned us that blast ball at Oliver Parks and Recreation isn't always blast ball, if you know what he means. The kids...

Tuc-el-Nuit students complete aquathon

You've heard of "dine and dash." But what about "splash and dash?" That's what Tuc-el-Nuit students did today at Rotary Beach, the venue for the...

Youth get their own cycling event in Hayman Classic

By Keith Lacey Former Canadian Olympian and national team coach Ron Hayman wants other youngsters to be able to enjoy all that the sport of...

Tadey and Martine play a dozen rounds for ALS

Rob Tadey and Thierry Martine don't have much time to talk today because they're too busy raising money for ALS sufferers. The avid golfers at...

Youth cyclers have Area 27 all to themselves

Pedal power, not horsepower, took over Area 27 last Friday. Day one of the 2017 Hayman Classic was hosted at Oliver's new racetrack on June...

Young athletes shine at track meet

Oliver Elementary School hosted the district track meet today, featuring many talented young athletes. Events included the marathon, 70-metre and 90-metre dash, shot put, long...

Triathlon today, Half Iron tomorrow

The sprint and Olympic distance triathlon events were held today at Rotary Beach in Oliver. Tomorrow (Sunday) will be the Oliver Half Iron event. Spectators...

Mount Baldy hosts marathon through wine country

This fall Mount Baldy will host a scenic run through wine country in Oliver on October 1. The 2017 Baldy Marathon will offer a 42.2K...

Students complete inspiring marathon challenge

Oliver Elementary School students have collectively run all the way across Canada and half way back this year as part of its marathon challenge,...

Blind veteran training for Invictus Games

By Dan Walton Athletes are travelling around the world to be in Toronto this fall for the Invictus Games, and representing Oliver at the international...

Pickleball club celebrates with ribbon cutting

The Oliver Pickleball Club has a reason to celebrate - two additional courts added because of the increase in membership. President Helene Crane said pickleball...

Local drag racers rev it up

By Shana Cachola Spring gently and slowly rolls through our valley this year. Mother Nature doesn’t seem to be in a big rush, as she...