March 20 2023
The Kamloops Vibe played their final games of the regular season this weekend at home against the Fraser Valley Jets. The Jets pulled off a 2-1 win on Saturday with the Vibe coming back Sunday with a 3-2 win. Kamloops finished the season in second place with a 16-6-4 record, one point behind the league leading North Shore Rebels with a 15-4-7 record. The Vibe will now play in the Provincial Championship Tournament this coming weekend on Hope BC. Kamloops' first game is Friday afternoon against the Richmond Devils
February 12 2023
The Kamloops Vibe travelled to the coast on their final road trip of the season winning both games, 7-0 and 1-0 against the Island Surge.
Friday night the Vibe exploded to a 7-0 win at the Langley Sportplex. Scoring from Jenna Ormondy, Allison Aie, Sarah Botter, Michelle Morrison, Kathleen Cahoon, Katy Thorne and Rochelle Haywood-Farmer (Smith).
Saturday night was a totally different affair with only one goal by Allison Aie of the Vibe. The Island Surge goalie was outstanding making 61 saves. Ashley Fisher of the Vibe made 30 saves, to record her fifth and sixth shutouts of the year.
The Kamloops Vibe remain in first place with four home games remaining. March 11, 12, 18 and 19. The Vibe have clinched a spot in playoffs in Hope later on in March.
February 6 2023
A split of two games against the South Fraser TNT at the Memorial Arena in Kamloops has kept the Kamloops Vibe atop the standings after games played in Week 17.
The results left the Vibe with a 12-5-3 record, three points up on both the Meadow Ridge Moose and North Shore Rebels, and four ahead of the TNT. Both Kamloops and the TNT have six games remaining in the regular season.
The Vibe doubled the TNT 4-2 Saturday night, erasing a 2-0 second period deficit with four consecutive goals over the final 25 minutes of play. Taralynn Suzuki and Michelle Ziegler staked South Fraser to their lead, scoring three minutes apart early in the second period.
Kathleen Cahoon, Rochelle Smith, Jenna Ormondy and Allison Aie tallied for Kamloops in the come-from-behind victory.
Sunday morning, the TNT posted a convincing 4-1 victory, with Ziegler, Alisha Choy, Shea Weighill and Haleigh Callison netting the goals. Katy Thorne replied for Kamloops.
January 15 2023
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January 12 2023
Second Star: Kathleen Cahoon
Kathleen Cahoon collected three points in the third period Sunday morning. leading the Kamloops Vibe to a 5-2 victory over the Burnaby Mountain Capitals.
Cahoon netted a pair of powerplay goals, and assisted on one other tally, as the Vibe scored four times in the final frame for the win.
The former University of British Columbia Thunderbirds forward has five goals and 12 points in 13 games played with the Vibe.
January 8 2023
The Kamloops Vibe returned to the ice this weekend splitting two home games vs the Burnaby Mountain Capitals. 1-2 and 5-2.
Saturday night at Memorial Arena the first period was scoreless with the Capitals finding the back of the net in the second on the power play. Early in period three Burnaby again finds the net.
Kamloops would score midway through the third with Marjorie Boisvert scoring from Allison Aie and Haylee Gosselin. Final 1-2 Burnaby.
Less than 24 hours later both teams are back on the ice with Burnaby being the home team Sunday morning at Memorial Arena. After a scoreless first, Rochelle Smith scores from Alyssa Reid and Jenna Fletcher halfway through period two. The Capitals would score late in the second shorthanded. The teams were tied to start the third but Burnaby would score early with the Vibe responding with two goals on the power play, Kathleen Cahoon from Rochelle Smith and Haylee Gosselin then Michelle Morrison from Marjorie Boisvert and Kacey Seymour. Kamloops would then add two more goals and not look back with Michelle Morrison scoring from Rochelle Smith and Kacey Cahoon and the fifth goal by Kacey Cahoon from Jenna Fletcher. Final 5-2 Vibe.
The Kamloops Vibe are 10-3-3, first in the SCWHL. The Vibe will play 2 away games this coming weekend at the coast. Friday night against Meadow Ridge Moose and the Burnaby Mountain Capitals, Saturday night. The Vibe won't play again until early February.
Kathleen Cahoon 2G 1A
Rochelle Smith 1G 2A
Michelle Morrison 2G
Marjorie Boisvert 1G 1A
Haylee Gosselin 2A
Jenna Fletcher 2A
Alyssa Reid 1A
Kacey Seymour 1A
Allison Aie 1A
November 30 2022
Third Star: Ashley Fisher (Kamloops Vibe)
Playing three games in less than 48 hours, netminder Ashley Fisher posted a 2.00 goals against average with a .945 save percentage, helping the Kamloops Vibe earn three of a possible six points in Week Nine to extend their lead atop the SCWHL standings.
Fisher made 18 saves in a 4-0 win over the second-place South Fraser TNT Friday night at the Langley Sportsplex, earning her league-best third shutout of the season.
She then stopped all but one of 30 shots she faced n a 1-1 tie with the Richmond Devils at the Richmond Ice Centre on Saturday evening.
In Sunday’s game at Planet Ice – Delta, Fisher was tested 61 times in a 5-1 setback to the Fraser Valley Jets.
November 27 2022
The Kamloops Vibe have reached the halfway point of their schedule, playing three games in Week Nine and earning three points to extend their lead atop the SCWHL standings.
The Vibe began their weekend with a 4-0 victory over the second place South Fraser TNT at the Langley Sportsplex Friday night, getting goals from Aish Sander, Rochelle Smith, Sarah Botter and Jamie Mackenzie.
Ashley Fisher made 18 saves to earn her third shutout of the season, tying for the league lead with Melinda Choy of the TNT.
The Vibe were at the Richmond Ice Centre on Saturday night, playing to a 1-1 draw with the Richmond Devils.
Holly Gill gave Richmond a 1-0 lead after one period of play, and the advantage lasted until five minutes remaining in the game, when Allison Aie scored a powerplay goal for the Vibe to tie the game.
Fisher made 29 saves in the Kamloops goal, while Devils goalie Jenna Ehling stopped 17 of 18 shots.
The tie left the Devils in fourth place with a 4-4-3 (win-loss-tie) record. Richmond is the only team this season to have earned a least a point from the Vibe in two games, having played to a 3-3 tie in Kamloops six days earlier.
The Vibe ran out of gas Sunday afternoon at Planet Ice – Delta, falling 5-1 to the Fraser Valley Jets. Fraser Valley outshot Kamloops 61-20, and got goals from Lindsay DiPietro, Natasha Steblin, Jackie Lang, Shea Gronnemose and Jenna Proulx.
Marjorie Boisvert netted the lone goal for Kamloops, who doesn’t play again until the new year but leads the SCWHL with a 9-2-3 record.
October 23 2022
Kamloops Vibe remain in first place in the SCWHL after their first road trip of the year to the coast for 3 games in 3 days coming home with 5 of 6 points!
The Vibe came from behind for a 3-3 tie against the North Shore Rebels on Friday night in Langley. Goals from Jaedon Cooke, Sarah Botter and Jaymie Mackenzie.
Saturday night in Richmond vs the Richmond Devils the Vibe opened the scoring with Aishreet Sander finding the back of the net in period 1. The Vibe and Rebels exchange goals in period 2 with the Vibe scoring from Jenna Fletcher and Gaylene Scott to go ahead 3-1. Richmond scores early in the third but Katy Thorne finds the back of the net midway to make the final 4-2.
Sunday morning in Delta the Kamloops Vibe take on the Fraser Valley Jets for their third game. There was no scoring in the first period but minutes into the second Kathleen Cahoon stuffs the puck in the net. The Jets answer back in period 2 and with 45 seconds left in the third Jenna Ormondy from Katy Thorne and Rochelle Smith slides the puck in the net for a 2-1 win!
Kamloops now has a couple weeks off and will play 2 home games vs the Richmond Devils on November 19 & 20, 2022 at Memorial Arena.
October 9 2022
The Kamloops Vibe moved into first place in the South Coast Women’s Hockey League.
Hosting the defending provincial champion North Shore Rebels for a pair of games, the Vibe won 5-0 Saturday night at the Mcarthur Island arena, then doubled the Rebels 4-2 Sunday morning at the Memorial Arena.
Jaedon Cooke scored twice to lead the Vibe to Saturday’s victory. The former University of British Columbia Thunderbird and Team Manitoba U18 member netted both goals in the third period. Jenna Fletcher, Melinda Smith and Sarah Botter also tallied for Kamloops, while netminder Ashley Fisher stopped 23 shots for her first shutout of the season.
Sunday’s game was a much closer, but the Vibe prevailed by a pair of goals. Another former UBC Thunderbird – Vernon native Jenna Fletcher – netted a pair of goals to lead Kamloops to the win. Smith and Alyssa Reid also found the net for the Vibe.
October 2 2022
Sarah Botter, Michelle Morrison and Rochelle Smith scored for the Vibe in a 3-1 win Saturday night. Meadow Ridge outshot Kamloops 31-30, but Vibe netminder Ashley Fisher made 30 saves.
Sunday Natalie Knight scored the Vibe's lone goal in a 4-1 loss.
August 29 2022
A longer regular season, the addition of two new teams and the return of two other teams sidelined in part by the global pandemic highlighted the annual general meeting of the South Coast Women’s Hockey League.
The league - now at nine teams - approved a 126-game regular season, one which see each team play 28 games. Six teams will qualify for the SCWHL/Provincial Championship Tournament to be played March 24-26, 2023 in Hope, BC.
The SCWHL teams voted to expand their livestream coverage of the championship tournament, agreeing to SportsWave livestreaming the two semi-final games on the Saturday night in addition to the consolation and championship games on Sunday.
The Cowichan Titans and Burnaby Mountain Capitals are the two new entries into the SCWHL. The Titans will be based in Duncan and will play out of the Duncan Community Centre. The Burnaby Mountain Capitals will call Planet Ice – Coquitlam their home ice.
Returning to the SCWHL for the 2022-23 season are the Victoria-based Island Surge and the Kamloops Vibe. The Surge sat out last season due to COVID concerns, while the Vibe were unable to play due to road closures caused by heavy rain and flooding in B.C.’s South Coast region.
Returning to the league are the five Lower Mainland teams which comprised the season a year ago – the Richmond Devils, South Fraser TNT, regular season champion Meadow Ridge Moose, Fraser Valley Jets and the defending provincial champion North Shore Rebels.
The season will begin Thursday, Sept. 29, with the Vibe's first game October 1 at home, and conclude Sunday, March 19.
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