Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sports & Rec.

Sports & Rec.

Area 27 unveils new Kartplex and clubhouse

The public will soon get a chance to drive mini-race cars at Area 27 with the anticipated opening of its new Kartplex in July. Area...

RDOS to match playground’s $100K

The news just keeps getting better for Oliver’s Small Wheels playground. Area C director Rick Knodel has announced the regional district will match the $100,000...

Willowbrook cowgirl taking rodeos by reins

A local young woman has qualified to compete in the world’s largest rodeo. In July, Grade 11 student Vanessa Caverly from Willowbrook will compete in...

Father’s Day racing

Bring your Dad out to the next Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) on June 16 or better yet get him into his car and...

Golfing since 4:30 a.m., team still going strong

Four local golfers are going full bore to see how many rounds of golf they can play for a really good cause. Mike Fredericks, Thierry...

Small Wheels park needs your vote

Carol Sheridan Special to The Chronicle Oliver is close to winning $100,000 to make the community a better place for children and youth. The “Small Wheels...

Anyone Can Join program went well

Last year the “Anyone Can Join” program subsidized 57 people through Oliver Parks and Recreation. The 2018 annual report reveals the program funded 19 camp...

Big new banner for Tuc-el-Nuit

Congratulations to the Tucelnuit Girls Basketball Team who placed first in the B division at the District tournament back in February. The banner has...

Icebreaker Baseball Tournament

Results A Division: VBS Diggers 1st, Storm 2nd, B Division: Dirty Ball Bags 1st, DA's 2nd C Division: Bomb Squad 1st. Hit then Pass 2nd. ...

Volunteers celebrated by the Oliver Curling Club

Contributed Winners on and off the ice were toasted at the Oliver Curling Club’s recent Windup Dinner & Awards Night. In addition to all the...

Aging hockey players relive their youth at 55+ Wine Capital Hockey Tournament

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle There might not be any slap shots or hitting, but the old-timers who play in the Wine Capital 55+ Hockey Tournament still...

Local MMA hopeful ready to fight professionally

By Lyonel Doherty A 23-year-old mixed martial artist from Oliver says he’s ready to go pro. On March 16, Marlan (Pretty Boy) Hall successfully defended his...

“The Other Game on Ice”

Contributed Eastlink Curling Centre was the site of the Closing Mixed Bonspiel on Saturday. The theme was "The Other Game on Ice" to help celebrate...

2019 Sheep Count at Vaseux Lake

Photos of the 2019 Sheep Count at Vaseux Lake hosted by the Southern Okanagan Sportsmen's Association. Here are the results of the 70th Annual Sheep...

Figure skater Patricia Fortunato wins silver

Patricia Fortunato who skates out of the Summerland Skating Club had the chance to compete at the 2019 West Coast Challenge Adults Competition this...