Elizabeth Lyles cools herself off while running in the Challenge Penticton Long course distance last year. Challenge Penticton has nearly 500 athletes competing in this years event set for July 23.Western News file photoWith all the attention on the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Multisport World Championship Festival, it can be easy to over look Challenge Penticton. The triathlon is still taking place, a month earlier with nearly 500 taking on the Challenge July 23.
Jim O'Neill's team of John Hall, Len Swift and John Perry won Penticton Senior Men's tournament action July 12 on countback. O'Neill and the team of Doug Anderson, Ben Raine, Gary Macadam and Sid Perrott tied at -26, 114. Linda Brusee scored 87 to win the Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club counted low gross and low net scores on July 11. Lil Smith won the low net with 77. Second flight low gross winner is Lanette Graham at 94.
The Penticton Ice Girls under-16B rep fastball team won one of four games in the Canada Cup International Softball Championship in Surrey July 7 to 9, but wrapped up the tournament with two straight wins. This weekend they head to Nanaimo for the provincial championship.Submitted photoThe Penticton Ice Girls under-16B rep team hopes to keep that going heading into the Softball B.C. Provincials championships this weekend in Nanaimo.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".