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Riders of all ages participated in 2019’s Axel Mercx Granfondo in Penticton, with over 1600 registering for 2020 before COVID-19 forced its cancellation. (Western News File)

Granfondo ‘Penticton’s best opportunity for an event in 2021’

The long-distance cycling event was cancelled this year after 1600 riders had already registered

Stefano Bottini of the Penticton Vees had much to celebrate this weekend, as his team pushed their win streak to eight games with a pair of blowout victories over the West Kelowna Warriors. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees dominate West Kelowna in back-to-back games

The Vees remain undefeated in the Okanagan Cup, Warriors fall to 3-4-0-1

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Vernon Vipers land three forwards

Signings continue for BC Hockey League squad

Junior golf tour returns to Okanagan with free clinic

Ford Junior Golf Clinic goes Sunday, July 19, at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Golf Resort

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Youth sports push-ups combined with Sean Hawthorne
Push up harder version with Sean Hawthorne
Push up easier version with Sean Hawthorne
Push up basics with Sean Hawthorne

Penticton Vees send forward Darwin Lakoduk to Prince George

Move made to keep roster in compliance with league rules

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Inside the Penticton Vees’ last normal day: head coach on pandemic, next season, fate of BCHL

Fred Harbinson reflects on a cancelled season, hopes team is back ‘in full force’ in the fall

Four Okanagan Rockets selected in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

Nathan Gossoo, Lian Gayfter, Dante Nunes and Luke Schraeder were selected

Kelowna Rockets 2020 WHL Draft Recap

The Rockets made 11 selections, including one goaltender, four defencemen and six forwards

Penticton Vees add Swiss forward Stefano Bottini

Bottini has represented Switzerland on the national level many times

Former Vees D-man Poolman inks NHL contract

Blueliner Colton Poolman signs with the Calgary Flames

Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials

Four members of the KISU Swim Club earned the right to attend the Olymplic Trials at provincials

Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season

The Penticton Vees announced they have signed defenceman Jason Marsella

BCHL suspends 2020 playoffs until further notice

Games and hockey-related activity have been cancelled until further notice, due to COVID-19

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 puts fate of BCHL season in question

Hockey Canada and the CJHL currently in talks to come up with plan for remainder of season

Mustangs finishes with split in BC Bball championships

The Princess Margaret Mustangs finished the AA boys basketball season at the provincial finals

Penticton to host CSSHL Championships for another three years

BDO CSSHL Championships remain in Penticton for 2021, 2022, 2023