Sports and Outdoors

WCRA 2016 drag racing season ends on a new high

OSOYOOS – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) had their final drag racing event of the 2016 season on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos. It was a time for one last kick at the can before all of the vehicles are tucked away, and Old Man Winter makes an appearance in the South Okanagan Valley.

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Tonasket Homecoming King and Queen

TONASKET – This year’s Tonasket Homecoming Royalty are Queen Johnna Sutton and King Jeffrey Luna, they rode in the place of honor in a parade this afternoon, Friday, Oct. 7.

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South Okanagan Rocks With Drag Cars

Richter Pass Motorplex. Do you know where it is? Any other day of the week it is known as the Osoyoos airport. But last weekend the Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) opened the gates to a flood of drag cars from all over British Columbia and Alberta. They needed to come see what’s shakin’ in the Okanagan.

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Oroville Hornet Football swarms LB Mountain Lions

OROVILLE – The Oroville Hornets wasted no time in defeating the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions in a one-sided home field game last Friday, finishing the night 61-12.

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Valley-wide drag racing Rumble re-visits the Osoyoos Airport

OSOYOOS – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) is getting set to host the seventh annual Car Club Challenge. The drag racers invite car clubs from near and far to line ‘em up, race it out and see who takes home the glory for their club.

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Trail Days 2016 In Oroville Saturday, Aug. 6 & 7

OROVILLE – Pacific Northwest Trail Days will take place in Oroville this Saturday, Aug. 6th at the Oroville City Park on 17th and Main St. This annual celebration of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail will begin at 9 a.m. and continue all day ending at about 9 p.m.

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Get ready for rodeo and fireworks on the Fourth of July

NORTH COUNTY – Independence Day will be celebrated with a rodeo and fireworks again this year in the North County with the 74th Annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo, as well as the community fireworks display in Oroville.

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Jet Ski races set for this weekend

OROVILLE – The third annual Lake Osoyoos Cup is this Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12 at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park.

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Watercross racers hit Lake Osoyoos this weekend

OROVILLE — About 50 watercross race teams are expected to fill Deep Bay Park this weekend for the second Lake Osoyoos Cup.

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Oroville to host district wrestling

OROVILLE – Oroville will be playing host to this year’s District 5/6 North Subregional tournament this weekend. The opening round, as well as the first consolation round, will take place this Friday, Feb. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. The tournament resumes Saturday morning at 10 a.m. with the championship quarterfinals. The top four wrestlers from [...]

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