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Penticton Vees score a 9-1 win against Merritt Centennials

Penticton Vees score a 9-1 win against Merritt Centennials

The win is their third in a row in their latest streak.

  • Jan 18, 2020
Penticton Vees score a 9-1 win against Merritt Centennials
Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up

Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up

The Penticton Vees needed overtime to defeat the Vernon Vipers in Vernon

Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up
Left to right: Gisela Kilian, Samuel Kliever, Izzy Landry, and Cathy Cunningham at practice in preparation for their trip to North Pole, AK. (Jesse Day/Western News)

Penticton jump rope all-stars heading to Alaska

Would you describe jumping over 50 times in a minute as fun? To these kids it is.

Left to right: Gisela Kilian, Samuel Kliever, Izzy Landry, and Cathy Cunningham at practice in preparation for their trip to North Pole, AK. (Jesse Day/Western News)
B.C.’s girls lacrosse team competes at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto (ISPARC).

Indigenous athletes invited to apply for Team B.C.

The Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games will be the city’s largest multi-sport event.

B.C.’s girls lacrosse team competes at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto (ISPARC).
Team Tomlinson’s Ryan Cowell throws his rock while Nolan and Kaiden Beck get ready to sweep on Saturday in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Junior curlers hit the Penticton Curling Club’s ice for weekend games

The boys and girls both played games ahead of the B.C. Winter Games in February.

  • Jan 12, 2020
Team Tomlinson’s Ryan Cowell throws his rock while Nolan and Kaiden Beck get ready to sweep on Saturday in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Penticton Vees go one-and-one for World Champion Weekend against Trail Smoke Eaters

Penticton Vees go one-and-one for World Champion Weekend against Trail Smoke Eaters

The Vees took home a 5-1 win with five different scorers on Saturday night.

  • Jan 12, 2020
Penticton Vees go one-and-one for World Champion Weekend against Trail Smoke Eaters
Penticton Vees remain undefeated in 2020 with fourth straight win

Penticton Vees remain undefeated in 2020 with fourth straight win

Three second period goals lead the Vees to a 3-1 vitcory or the Langley Rivermen on Wednesday

Penticton Vees remain undefeated in 2020 with fourth straight win
Niedermayer is a chip off the old block

Niedermayer is a chip off the old block

Penticton Vees Jackson Niedermayer named B.C. Hockey League Player of the Week.

Niedermayer is a chip off the old block
Vees to tribute 1955 World Championship team against rival Smoke Eaters

Vees to tribute 1955 World Championship team against rival Smoke Eaters

The games will take place Friday in Trail and Saturday in Penticton

Vees to tribute 1955 World Championship team against rival Smoke Eaters
Penticton Vees start off 2020 with three-game win streak

Penticton Vees start off 2020 with three-game win streak

The Vees earned their 30th win of the season with an 8-4 victory against the Victoria Grizzlies.

  • Jan 5, 2020
Penticton Vees start off 2020 with three-game win streak
Penticton Vees take on Victoria Grizzlies for first home game of 2020

Penticton Vees take on Victoria Grizzlies for first home game of 2020

The puck drops at 6 p.m. as the Vees return with two road wins to start the year.

  • Jan 4, 2020
Penticton Vees take on Victoria Grizzlies for first home game of 2020
Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020

Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020

The Penticton Vees kicked off 2020 with a New Year’s Day victory over Vernon

Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020
Weight on the list for Team West

Weight on the list for Team West

Vees forward named to Team West roster for the Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game

Weight on the list for Team West
The Kelowna Chiefs blanked the North Okanagan Knights 3-0 in KIJHL action Saturday, Dec. 7, in Armstrong. (Black Press - file photo)

Kelowna Chiefs blank North Okanagan Knights

Both goalies were game stars Saturday in the Chiefs’ 3-0 win

The Kelowna Chiefs blanked the North Okanagan Knights 3-0 in KIJHL action Saturday, Dec. 7, in Armstrong. (Black Press - file photo)
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
Penticton Vees goalie Carl Stankowski does an impressive split but was unable to make the save against the Prince George Spruce Kings. The team fell short in last night’s Wicked Wednesday game, losing to the Spruce Kings 5-3. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Vees fall short against Spruce Kings in last night’s Wicked Wednesday game

The team kicks off a home-and-home series against Merritt this weekend

Penticton Vees goalie Carl Stankowski does an impressive split but was unable to make the save against the Prince George Spruce Kings. The team fell short in last night’s Wicked Wednesday game, losing to the Spruce Kings 5-3. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Vees offence blunted in 0-4 loss to Chilliwack Chiefs

Vees offence blunted in 0-4 loss to Chilliwack Chiefs

The Vees are back on home ice on Nov. 27 to take on the Prince George Spruce Kings

  • Nov 23, 2019
Vees offence blunted in 0-4 loss to Chilliwack Chiefs
Penticton Vees buckle to league-leading Express

Penticton Vees buckle to league-leading Express

Vees suffer 7-2 setback at the hands of the Coquitlam Express in BCHL action

Penticton Vees buckle to league-leading Express
Penticton Vees looking to put a strangle hold on league lead

Penticton Vees looking to put a strangle hold on league lead

The B.C. Hockey League’s top two teams meet tonight in Coquitlam to determine league supremacy

Penticton Vees looking to put a strangle hold on league lead
Vees take 6-3 win against rival Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Vees take 6-3 win against rival Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Vees’ Jay O’Brien and Lukas Sillinger both had multiple-point games.

Vees take 6-3 win against rival Salmon Arm Silverbacks