Kevin Mitchell

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)
Jeremy Bell, left, and David vanTrump compete in the Men’s A doubles event at the Kalamalka Country Club Open Tennis tournament Saturday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Bell rings up two Okanagan tennis titles

Kalamalka Country Club Canada Day Tournament

Jeremy Bell, left, and David vanTrump compete in the Men’s A doubles event at the Kalamalka Country Club Open Tennis tournament Saturday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Jeff Symonds of Penticton is congratulated after winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday at Kin Beach. His time was 58 minutes and 56 seconds, the second fastest in race history. (Tobias Fredericksen/Morning Star)

Penticton pro takes triathlon

Kal RATS sprint attracts field of 163

Jeff Symonds of Penticton is congratulated after winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday at Kin Beach. His time was 58 minutes and 56 seconds, the second fastest in race history. (Tobias Fredericksen/Morning Star)
Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Schenker super for Ogopogos

Schenker super for Ogopogos

Capri Insurance Men’s 45+ Soccer League roundup

Schenker super for Ogopogos
Jake Pelletier and the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers will meet the South Okanagan Flames in first-round Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoff action Thursday, July 5 at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star File)

Venom slither past Tigers

Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoffs set

Jake Pelletier and the Vernon Source For Sports Tigers will meet the South Okanagan Flames in first-round Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League playoff action Thursday, July 5 at Kal Tire Place. (Morning Star File)
Addison Lovsin follows his second shot on the eighth hole today during his Golfathon for ALS at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)

UPDATED: Lovsin lasts 14 rounds in golfathon

Raises $3,000 for ALS in marathon at Spallumcheen Golf &CC

Addison Lovsin follows his second shot on the eighth hole today during his Golfathon for ALS at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)
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)
Dean Francks of NOYFSS, left, and Becky Holmes of KidSport go for a loose ball in front of the Village Green Hotel’s Peter Kaz in preparation for the big street hockey tournament July 28. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)

Vernon hosting Game On tourney at Village Green Hotel

Inaugural street hockey tournament faces off July 28

Dean Francks of NOYFSS, left, and Becky Holmes of KidSport go for a loose ball in front of the Village Green Hotel’s Peter Kaz in preparation for the big street hockey tournament July 28. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)
Vernon Tolko United U14 Boys, from left, back: Ronan Hinds, Rogan Campbell, Cam Acob, Jonathan Fraser-Monroe, Zach Loland, Alexander Jones, Jonah Strachan, Justin Arsenault, Liam Collins coach Pat Hinds. Front, Carter Leahy, Owen Challen, Nick Noren, Cash Anderson, Justin Ruscheinsky, Marcus Erho, Landon Janke, Alex Kazimer. (Photo Submitted)

Tolko United off to provincials

Strike gold in Thompson-Okanagan U14 Boys Rep Soccer League

Vernon Tolko United U14 Boys, from left, back: Ronan Hinds, Rogan Campbell, Cam Acob, Jonathan Fraser-Monroe, Zach Loland, Alexander Jones, Jonah Strachan, Justin Arsenault, Liam Collins coach Pat Hinds. Front, Carter Leahy, Owen Challen, Nick Noren, Cash Anderson, Justin Ruscheinsky, Marcus Erho, Landon Janke, Alex Kazimer. (Photo Submitted)
Former Pleasant Valley Saint Mitch Goodwin, of the UBC Okanagan Heat, is a guest coach at the 33rd annual Hoops and Hustle Basketball Camp in Vernon. (UBCO Media)

Goodwin booked for North Okanagan Hoops and Hustle

Basketball camp enters 33rd season at Fulton Secondary

Former Pleasant Valley Saint Mitch Goodwin, of the UBC Okanagan Heat, is a guest coach at the 33rd annual Hoops and Hustle Basketball Camp in Vernon. (UBCO Media)
Chris Hebb stands next to a personalized Toronto Raptors jersey given to him for his 50th birthday by his colleagues at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. (Nick Greenizan/Langley Times Photo)

Hebb lands BCHL commish post

Formerly worked for Orca Bay and Maple Leaf Sports

Chris Hebb stands next to a personalized Toronto Raptors jersey given to him for his 50th birthday by his colleagues at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. (Nick Greenizan/Langley Times Photo)
Curt Minard accepts the 25th annual Tim Hortons North Okanagan Athlete of the Year trophy from committee chair Jack Gilroy, right, and director Pete McIntyre. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)

VIDEO: Okanagan’s Minard moved by top athlete accolade

Panthers football team, Wray also honoured in 25th anniversary awards

Curt Minard accepts the 25th annual Tim Hortons North Okanagan Athlete of the Year trophy from committee chair Jack Gilroy, right, and director Pete McIntyre. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)
Jesse Knight of Bob Ross FC of Vernon beats Marvin Castro of the Edmonton Arsenal to the ball in men’s 35+ division action Saturday at the 39th Vernon National Oldtimers Soccer Tournament at MacDonald Park. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Soccer glory for Bob Ross FC

Vernon entry takes men’s 35+ cash in 39th National Oldtimers Tournament

Jesse Knight of Bob Ross FC of Vernon beats Marvin Castro of the Edmonton Arsenal to the ball in men’s 35+ division action Saturday at the 39th Vernon National Oldtimers Soccer Tournament at MacDonald Park. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Vernon’s TassNata (Justin Nerling), left, and Toronto hip hop artists Rich Kidd and Tona work the Orphans hockey bench during Boxing Day filming of Bring The Horns (There It Go) at Civic Arena. Jeremy Silzer is sporting the classic yellow Jofa helmet. (Photo Submitted)

Vernon hip hop artist eyed by TSN

Justin Nerling (TassNata) shoots Bring The Horns video at Civic Arena

Vernon’s TassNata (Justin Nerling), left, and Toronto hip hop artists Rich Kidd and Tona work the Orphans hockey bench during Boxing Day filming of Bring The Horns (There It Go) at Civic Arena. Jeremy Silzer is sporting the classic yellow Jofa helmet. (Photo Submitted)
Jaedyn Andreotti of the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG Stars) competes in the Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo Submitted)

Vernon’s Andreotti medals in Colombia

Vernon rhythmic gymnast to perform Saturday

Jaedyn Andreotti of the Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG Stars) competes in the Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia. (Photo Submitted)
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)
Vernon’s Dawson Martian (left) heads a rush with Chase Cooke of the Kamloops Blazers in pursuit in Bantam Rep hockey at Memorial Arena in Kamloops. (File Photo)

Vernon battling to save Rep hockey teams

Drawing support from regional rivals

Vernon’s Dawson Martian (left) heads a rush with Chase Cooke of the Kamloops Blazers in pursuit in Bantam Rep hockey at Memorial Arena in Kamloops. (File Photo)
Viper centre Brett Stapley is No. 177 on NHL Central Scouting’s final list of North American skaters. (Morning Star File)

Stapley ranked 177th by NHL Central Scouting

Three Vipers make the final list for 2018 NHL Entry Draft

Viper centre Brett Stapley is No. 177 on NHL Central Scouting’s final list of North American skaters. (Morning Star File)
Realtor Debbie Steenkamp makes an enormous, if not unorthodox, save during Sutton Realty Group’s impromptu Jersey Day road hockey game in the staff parking lot Thursday. Thousands of Canadians wore jerseys from all sports to support the Humboldt Broncos. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

Realtor Debbie Steenkamp makes an enormous, if not unorthodox, save during Sutton Realty Group’s impromptu Jersey Day road hockey game in the staff parking lot Thursday. Thousands of Canadians wore jerseys from all sports to support the Humboldt Broncos. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)