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Brady Bjork of the Prince George Spruce Kings flies into Ty Taylor of the Vernon Vipers in BCHL retro night action last January at the Civic Arena. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

BCHL unveils historical stats page on website

New listing features several Vernon players

Brady Bjork of the Prince George Spruce Kings flies into Ty Taylor of the Vernon Vipers in BCHL retro night action last January at the Civic Arena. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Olympian in curling lead

Olympian in curling lead

$41,000 Prestige Hotels & Resorts Curling Classic

Olympian in curling lead
Vernon Tigers, from left, Graydon Brown, Marty Stein, Terry Mosdell and Dale Rintoul display their championship rings at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.                                Vernon Tigers, from left, Graydon Brown, Marty Stein, Terry Mosdell and Dale Rintoul display their championship rings at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.

B.C. lacrosse legends celebrate Canadian titles, life after crash

Vernon Senior B lacrosse team survived a 1976 plane crash after victory in Winnipeg

Vernon Tigers, from left, Graydon Brown, Marty Stein, Terry Mosdell and Dale Rintoul display their championship rings at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.                                Vernon Tigers, from left, Graydon Brown, Marty Stein, Terry Mosdell and Dale Rintoul display their championship rings at the Vernon Golf & Country Club.
Smoke and flames engulf the Kelowna Flightcraft DC-3 after it crashed in a field near Pincher Creek, Alta. on Sept 8, 1976. (Don Kendall, Vernon Daily News Photo).

Legendary B.C. lacrosse team reunion will recount titles, terror

Goalie Rich Zecchel is still frightened to fly and recalls the crash-landing of a DC-3 in a field.

Smoke and flames engulf the Kelowna Flightcraft DC-3 after it crashed in a field near Pincher Creek, Alta. on Sept 8, 1976. (Don Kendall, Vernon Daily News Photo).
Actor Nicolas Cage meets Kennedy Mund of Vernon after shooting a movie scene at Grillers Meats in downtown Vernon Friday. (Photo Submitted)

B.C. teen meets Nicolas Cage

Filming mob movie in downtown Vernon, B.C.

Actor Nicolas Cage meets Kennedy Mund of Vernon after shooting a movie scene at Grillers Meats in downtown Vernon Friday. (Photo Submitted)
Bill Greene of Falkland has been elected the new chairman of the board for BC Hockey. (Photo Submitted)

Greene pushes teamwork as new BC Hockey head

Falkland man twice brought Junior B franchises to the North Okanagan

Bill Greene of Falkland has been elected the new chairman of the board for BC Hockey. (Photo Submitted)
Vernon Viper goalie Ty Taylor, getting a hug from teammate Jesse Lansdell, is one of 58 B.C. Hockey League players attending NHL development camps. Taylor was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL entry draft. (Morning Star File)

BCHL sending 58 to NHL development camps

Vernon Vipers represented by quartet

Vernon Viper goalie Ty Taylor, getting a hug from teammate Jesse Lansdell, is one of 58 B.C. Hockey League players attending NHL development camps. Taylor was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL entry draft. (Morning Star File)
A delivery truck stalled and rolled down a hill an into this Vernon house Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)

VIDEO: Truck stalls on hill, rolls into Vernon house

A Lower Mainland delivery truck failed to negotiate Suicide Hill in Vernon Wednesday morning.

A delivery truck stalled and rolled down a hill an into this Vernon house Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)
Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)

Mori earns Curl BC board position

Will serve as governor and vice chair for two years

Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)
Vernon Secondary School student and grade executive member, Maddy Smith was all smiles when she met BC Lions running back, Jeremiah Johnson and defensive back, Matt Bucknor, before introducing the pair at an assembly held at the school Tuesday morning. Bucknor and Johnson are currently touring the province promoting the Lions’ Be More Than a Bystander program, which promotes ending the silence on violence against women. (Erin Christie/Morning Star)

B.C. Lions urge high school students to make a difference

Johnson, Bucknor urge students to be More than a Bystander when it comes to violence against women

Vernon Secondary School student and grade executive member, Maddy Smith was all smiles when she met BC Lions running back, Jeremiah Johnson and defensive back, Matt Bucknor, before introducing the pair at an assembly held at the school Tuesday morning. Bucknor and Johnson are currently touring the province promoting the Lions’ Be More Than a Bystander program, which promotes ending the silence on violence against women. (Erin Christie/Morning Star)
Powell Connor of the Chilliwack Chiefs battles with Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers to keep the puck out of the net in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vipers power past Chiefs

Vernon 4 Chilliwack 1 in Wednesday nighter

Powell Connor of the Chilliwack Chiefs battles with Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers to keep the puck out of the net in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Super Bowl 52 banter from the B.C. sports desk

Super Bowl 52 banter from the B.C. sports desk

Black Press sports-man Kevin Mitchell talks Super Bowl LII

Super Bowl 52 banter from the B.C. sports desk
Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Powell Connor closes the gap on Penticton Vees forward Ryan Sandelin in BCHL play. (Black Press Sports)                                Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Powell Connor closes the gap on Penticton Vees forward Ryan Sandelin in BCHL play. (Black Press Sports)

Connor commits to Michigan State

Chilliwack Chiefs d-man Powell Connor high on Spartans

Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Powell Connor closes the gap on Penticton Vees forward Ryan Sandelin in BCHL play. (Black Press Sports)                                Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Powell Connor closes the gap on Penticton Vees forward Ryan Sandelin in BCHL play. (Black Press Sports)
The very best of 2017 sports…

The very best of 2017 sports…

Some year huh? The Astros win the World Series for $30 million and Toronto the Grey Cup for $16K

The very best of 2017 sports…
Myers high on Canada

Myers high on Canada

AT RANDOM: Mike Myers says it right, eh

Myers high on Canada
Vernon Vipers' Christian Cakebread battles Chilliwack Chiefs' defenceman Oliver Arseneau in front of the net to almost slip one by goalie Mark Sinclair in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Brushett goes big for Vipers

Ryan Brushett looks to be the game-breaker the Vernon Vipers appeared to be lacking early this B.C. Hockey League season.

Vernon Vipers' Christian Cakebread battles Chilliwack Chiefs' defenceman Oliver Arseneau in front of the net to almost slip one by goalie Mark Sinclair in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon Vipers captain Riley Guenther battles Brandon Tkachuk of the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Aldworth pumps up Vipers

Texan Thomas Aldworth converted a breakaway 48 seconds into overtime as the Vernon Vipers clipped the Chilliwack Chiefs 5-4.

Vernon Vipers captain Riley Guenther battles Brandon Tkachuk of the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.