Sports shorts

Sports shorts

Short stories from the Salmon Arm sports scene

Ringette Bottle Drive

The U16 Shuswap ringette team is having a bottle drive Saturday, Nov. 18, starting at approximately 9:30 a.m. The team will be going door-to-door throughout Salmon Arm, collecting empties. The girls are raising money to go to the ringette “Scores on Cancer Tournament” in Edmonton. The tournament raises money for cancer research. Please feel free to drop by Bill’s Bottle Depot Saturday with any empties you would like to donate, or if you would like to have empties picked up call Rob at 250-515-0087.

Hockey tournament

Salmon Arm hosts an Atom development tournament from Nov. 17 to 19.


Badminton at the Sunnybrae Community Hall Mondays 7 to 9 p.m., and Fridays 1 to 3 p.m. Drop-in games starts Nov. 6 and run until the spring. The drop-in fee is $1, or $15 for the whole winter.

Skills camp

Salmon Arm Elite Power Skating and Hockey host the Speed Demon Winter Skills Camp from Dec. 27 to 29. The camp is open to Atom, PeeWee and Bantam ages. The registration deadline is Dec. 17.

Silverbacks bus

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks luxury bus is available for groups to charter. The bus is suitable for sports teams, church groups, business outings and all other groups needing a charter bus. The bus is school-bus certified and can be used for school sports or grad travel. For more information, contact Troy Mick at 250-938-5459, or by email at

Bridge results

Results for Nov. 12: First — Barb and Dave Peterson, second — Lynne Storey and John Parton, third — Carol McGregor and Peter Budda and fourth — Colleen and Brian Luco. The bridge club plays every Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Fifth Avenue Senior Centre and everyone is welcome. For more information call 250-803-5556.

The results for the Cedar Heights Duplicate Bridge Club for Wednesday, November 8 are: First – Dan Quilty and Orville Cooper, Second – Garry Oleskiw and Fred Viehoefer and third – Carol Hoffman and Bruce Motherwell.

The Cedar Heights Duplicate Bridge is a year-round club that meets every Wednesday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play starts at 7 p.m. All players are welcome.

For information, call Vicki at 250-675-2141.

Just Posted

Angler fined for over-fishing on Gardom Lake

It was an expensive fishing trip for an Okanagan man this weekend.… Continue reading

Flaggers unite on Okanagan highway

Traffic Control Personnel respond to colleague hit in Lavington

Dumping at Shaw Road “disgusting”

CSRD praises volunteers, wants illegal dumpers prosecuted

Sicamous pulls out of CSRD economic committee

District launches its own economic development corporation on Jan. 1, 2018

Freezing rain expected on the Coquihalla

Wet weather expected to cause issues on B.C. highways

Tattooing couple opens new shop in Lake Country

Cody and Fabiana Philpott opened NSI Tattoo in August

Viral video shows deer killed on Snapchat in Campbell River

RCMP say they have identified those involved and are working with conservation officers

Body found in burnt Kelowna home

“Firefighters later updated police that a body had been discovered inside the home. “

UPDATE: Police investigate violent Kamloops home invasion

Two people are in hospital with serious injuries following a home invasion

Cost to fix Phoenix pay system to surpass $540 million: auditor general

Michael Ferguson’s review hints the entire system should be scrapped

B.C. government poverty strategy tour set to begin

Victoria first for B.C. committee, province-wide until next March

UPDATE: CBS fires Charlie Rose following allegations

Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be accused with sexual misconduct allegations

Ikea relaunches dresser recall after eighth child dies

Recall is for all Ikea chest and dressers and includ 8 million Malm chest and dressers that were sold from 2002 through June 2016.

Showcase comedy TV show reignited, live in Vernon

Kenny vs Spenny Live takes the Status Nightclub stage Nov. 25

Most Read