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Nick Kent had three assists to lead the Vernon Vipers over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4-1 Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)

New additions push Vernon Vipers past Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Freshly signed WHL talents Josh Prokop and Tyler Carpendale both had goals in Friday night’s tilt

 

The Vernon Vipers topped the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 5-2 for their first win of the BC Hockey League Okanagan Cup tournament Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek photo)

Vernon Vipers top Salmon Arm for first win of Okanagan Cup

The Vipers secured a 5-2 win over the Silverbacks at Kal Tire Place Friday night

 

The Okanagan Cup is a four-team B.C. Hockey League exhibition tournament featuring the Vernon Vipers, West Kelowna Warriors, Salmon Arm Silverbacks and Penticton Vees. (BCHL photo)

West Kelowna Warriors complete sweep of Vernon Vipers

Warriors edge Snakes 2-1 as Okanagan Cup BCHL exhibition tournament begins

 

Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell (left) has been named the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Scholastic Player of the Year. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photos)

Vernon Vipers forward named top scholastic player in country

Jojo Tanaka-Campbell wins Canadian Junior Hockey League national honour

Vernon Vipers forward Jojo Tanaka-Campbell (left) has been named the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Scholastic Player of the Year. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photos)
The Vernon Kokanee Swim Club Swim Meet (as mandated by SwimBC) has been cancelled, along with numerous other Vernon events. (Morning Star file photo)

North Okanagan events cancelled, pool limited, due to COVID-19

Nearly 20 planned activities are cancelled or postponed due to health concerns

The Vernon Kokanee Swim Club Swim Meet (as mandated by SwimBC) has been cancelled, along with numerous other Vernon events. (Morning Star file photo)
The Vernon Vipers won Game 1 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Interior Conference final Saturday, defeating the hometown Wenatchee Wild 4-3 in overtime. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon Vipers draw first blood in BCHL Interior Final

Defenceman Michael Young scores in overtime, giving Vipers a 4-3 win over hometown Wenatchee Wild

The Vernon Vipers won Game 1 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Interior Conference final Saturday, defeating the hometown Wenatchee Wild 4-3 in overtime. (Morning Star - file photo)
Salmon Arm goaltender Matthew Armitage makes a great stop on a partial breakaway by Matt Kowalski. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Vipers fall to last place after being shut out

It came down to a pair of incredible saves from Salmon Arm’s Matthew Armitage.

Salmon Arm goaltender Matthew Armitage makes a great stop on a partial breakaway by Matt Kowalski. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Silverbacks rally past Vipers

BCHL overtime Hallowe’en thriller at Kal Tire Place

Mitch Andres of the Vernon Vipers gets a wrap around past Andy Stevens of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in BCHL action Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)

Vernon’s Mick headed to Texas

Hired as president of upstart USA-Central Hockey League

Vernon’s Troy Mick has been hired as president of the new USA-Central Hockey League based in Texas. (Morning Star File)
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 Vipers forward Keyvan Mokhtari lines up a backhand shot on Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Kyle Dumba during Game 3 of their BCHL Divisional Semifinal at the Shaw Centre Tuesday. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Vipers take commanding series lead

Vernon beats Salmon Arm 4-2 to take 3-0 lead in BCHL Divisional Semifinal

Vernon Vipers forward Keyvan Mokhtari lines up a backhand shot on Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Kyle Dumba during Game 3 of their BCHL Divisional Semifinal at the Shaw Centre Tuesday. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Vipers to honour Wray tonight

Vipers to honour Wray tonight

The Vernon Vipers will bid a tearful goodbye to longtime owner Duncan Wray tonight at Kal Tire Place

Vipers to honour Wray tonight
Josh Latta is all smiles at Vernon Viper practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vipers ready for retro Saturday at Civic

For some, it’s a chance to say goodbye to an old friend. For the NOYFSS, it’s a major fundraiser

Josh Latta is all smiles at Vernon Viper practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Akito Hirose of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks tries to take Keyvan Mokhtari of the Vernon Vipers off the puck during the second of a home and home BCHL series before 2,500 fans Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Vipers, Silverbacks tweak rosters

The Vernon Vipers and Salmon Arm Silverbacks tweaked their rosters for the BCHL stretch run

  • Dec 30, 2017
Akito Hirose of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks tries to take Keyvan Mokhtari of the Vernon Vipers off the puck during the second of a home and home BCHL series before 2,500 fans Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Vipers netminder Ty Taylor tracks the puck as Noah Wakeford of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks puts on the pressure Friday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Vipers use dynamite kill unit

The Vernon Vipers converted three shorthanded goals in a 6-3 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Vipers netminder Ty Taylor tracks the puck as Noah Wakeford of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks puts on the pressure Friday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Tanner Wishnowski of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Salmon Arm Silverbacks netminder Bo Didur scoring the first goal of the night for the Vipers in their home opener Saturday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Vipers hold back Silverbacks 6-5

The Vernon Vipers got a dozen points from their big line as they iced the Salmon Arm Silverbacks 6-5

Tanner Wishnowski of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Salmon Arm Silverbacks netminder Bo Didur scoring the first goal of the night for the Vipers in their home opener Saturday at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Eric Comrie of Team Red stretches to make a save in the Salmon Arm Hockey School annual Pro-Am Hockey Game Wednesday night at the Shaw Centre. (Black Press Sports)

Crowe boys jumpstart Team Red

Former Vernon Viper Colton Sparrow pocketed 2+3 as Team Red iced Team Blue 6-5 Wednesday night.

Eric Comrie of Team Red stretches to make a save in the Salmon Arm Hockey School annual Pro-Am Hockey Game Wednesday night at the Shaw Centre. (Black Press Sports)
BCHL reports large attendance figures for playoffs

BCHL reports large attendance figures for playoffs

Spectators were on hand for the best moments in the 2017 BC Ford Dealers Road to the Fred Page Cup

  • Apr 27, 2017
BCHL reports large attendance figures for playoffs