Junior Sports

Erin Brooks is carried out of the surf after winning the Girls U-16 Final on June 5. (Sean Evans / ISA photo)

Canada wins historic Junior surf medal at an international competition

Erin Brooks, 14, nabs Gold for Team Canada at the ISA World Junior Championships in El Salvador

 

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to Langley for the first time

 

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers captain Jacob Brewer (34) fends off a check from Brandon Matvenko of the Armstrong Shamrocks as the two rivals played to an 11-11 tie in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play Wednesday, May 18, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Armstrong Shamrocks rally late to stun Vernon Tigers

Visiting Irish score five times in game’s final 6 minutes for 11-11 TOJLL draw at Kal Tire Place

 

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers teammates Carston Disher (left) and Noah Pearson team up to try and take the ball away from Thorden Groeneveld of the Kamloops Venom during the Vernom’s 13-7 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League victory Saturday, May 14, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Kamloops Venom take bite out of Vernon Tigers

Visiting Venom score 13-7 win in Tigers’ Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League home opener

Vernon Iron Ghost Construction Tigers teammates Carston Disher (left) and Noah Pearson team up to try and take the ball away from Thorden Groeneveld of the Kamloops Venom during the Vernom’s 13-7 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League victory Saturday, May 14, at Kal Tire Place. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Judo B.C.’s Youth Provincial Championship was held at West Shore Parks and Recreation in Colwood from March 18 to 20 to showcase young talent before nationals in May. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

B.C. youth judo championships kick off in Victoria

Tournament mandatory for U16, U18 and U21 athletes aiming for May national competition

Judo B.C.’s Youth Provincial Championship was held at West Shore Parks and Recreation in Colwood from March 18 to 20 to showcase young talent before nationals in May. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Shuswap Ringette U16 team athletes: Brianna Congdon, Mackenzie Packer, Brooklyn Wright, Sequoia Robinson, Camryn Petty, Alecia Hughes, Kaelah Riley and Kellan Mooney. The team photo was photoshopped together by the team manager in order to maintain physical distancing due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Contributed)

Shuswap Ringette players shine in skills competition

Shuswap Ringette’s U16 squad earns highest scoring team in the province

Shuswap Ringette U16 team athletes: Brianna Congdon, Mackenzie Packer, Brooklyn Wright, Sequoia Robinson, Camryn Petty, Alecia Hughes, Kaelah Riley and Kellan Mooney. The team photo was photoshopped together by the team manager in order to maintain physical distancing due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Contributed)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks split a two-game series with the West Kelowna Warriors on October 9 and 10. (File photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks split series with West Kelowna

Vernon Vipers will be the Silverbacks’ next pre-season adversary

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks split a two-game series with the West Kelowna Warriors on October 9 and 10. (File photo)
In a two-step trade announced on June 26, the Salmon Arm Silverbacks parted way with defenceman Devan Newhook and added forward Braden Fischer to the roster. (Salmon Arm Silverbacks photo)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks bring in new forwards with trades

Team made deals with squads outside the BCHL for the new players.

In a two-step trade announced on June 26, the Salmon Arm Silverbacks parted way with defenceman Devan Newhook and added forward Braden Fischer to the roster. (Salmon Arm Silverbacks photo)
Longtime B.C. youth coach gets suspended sentence for 2 counts of voyeurism

Longtime B.C. youth coach gets suspended sentence for 2 counts of voyeurism

Randy Downes had coached youth sports in the Lower Mainland for three decades

Longtime B.C. youth coach gets suspended sentence for 2 counts of voyeurism