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Apr 2014 15

Chiefs Announce New Head Coach

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Kelowna Chiefs are pleased to welcome their new head coach for the 2014/2015 KIJHL season. Jason Tansem will take over the position after spending last season as assistant coach with the team. Ken Andrusiak will remain on as Assistant GM and Video Coach with the Kelowna Chiefs. Tansem’s first order of business was to chat with Ryan ... ...

Apr 2014 14

WildPlay Element Parks Player of the Game

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Photo courtesy of  Greystoke Photography A dramatic finish to the April Game of the Month as the Okanagan Athletics came from behind and beat the White Rock Tritons 6-5 in extra innings. Jared Young was instrumental in the comeback victory, scoring the tying run in the bottom of the seventh, then getting the game winning hit in the bottom of the eighth. Young is the

Apr 2014 14

Coyotes Sunday Sweep

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography One run in the fourth inning was all Coyotes’ starter Tanner Collins would need as the Yotes shutout the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute (VIBI) Mariners 1-0. Collins was the story of the game, throwing a complete game shutout for his first win of the campaign.  He scattered six hits and struck out eight on route to the victory. The Coyotes scored their lone run in the top ...

Apr 2014 13

Coyotes Win One, Lose One

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography Joel Lamont worked quickly and efficiently and the Okanagan College Coyotes offense took advantage of their opportunities in a 5-3 win against the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute (VIBI) Mariners on Saturday. Lamont collected his second win of the spring with a complete game six hitter, while striking out five. The Yotes offense was outhit 6-5, however took advantage of sloppy defense and scored four unearned runs.  Sophomore ...

Apr 2014 13

Thrilling Finish in Game of the Month

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The April Game of the Month had a flare for the dramatics on Saturday as the Okanagan Athletics came from behind to beat the White Rock Tritons 6-5 in extra innings. There was no scoring until the third when the Tritons scored on Athletics starter Trevor Lofstrom. The offense tied it in the bottom of the fourth after RBIs from James Walker and Thomas Sloan.  However that ...

Apr 2014 11

WATCH April Game of the Month

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The Okanagan Athletics of the BCPBL will open the 2014 season on Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader against the White Rock Tritons at 1:00pm and 3:30pm. The home opener will be the April Game of the Month presented by Intersync Video Productions. WATCH GAME OF THE MONTH Last season the Athletics just barely missed the playoffs, finishing 23-25.  The Tritons on the other hand finished 13-35, well out of the playoff hunt. Both ...

Apr 2014 11

Kelowna Raiders Open Season

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Kelowna Raiders senior lacrosse club will open defense of their Shaw Cup championship on Friday in Kamloops against the Rattlers. Last season the Raiders beat the Rattlers in the best of three championship series to win the Shaw Cup. The club will return the bulk of their championship winning team, but have also added some quality junior graduate players. Ryan (@ryan2tswatters) talks with Raiders General Manager Jules ...

Apr 2014 11

OC Coyotes Travel To Island

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Coyotes will travel on the road AND ferry this weekend with a trip to Nanaimo to face the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute (VIBI) Mariners in a four game series. It’s the first series with the Mariners this spring.  Last season the Yotes were 5-3 against their island rivals. This series could be high scoring, as both teams have a struggling pitching staff.  The Yotes have the ...

Apr 2014 11

Two More Sun Invited By Lions

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Two more players from the Okanagan Sun have been invited to the BC Lions Evaluation Camp this month. This will be the third consecutive year the Lions have opened their doors to the BC Football Conference. Defensive back Matt McConnell, who had 21 tackles, a fumble recovery and three interceptions, one of which was returned for touchdown has been invited.  As well offensive linemen and Rutland Senior grad Michele  Vecchio. With these two ...

Apr 2014 10

Hemmerling Says Yes to Heat

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Courtesy of Cary Mellon - UBCO Sports Information Director Photo courtesy of  Greystoke Photography Continuing to add depth and skill to her roster, Heat head coach Claire Paterson will welcome Courtney Hemmerling to her club as the Heat’s latest recruit. Hemmerling has been a standout in the Okanagan soccer scene for many years now, and Paterson has had an eye on the local product for quite some time. Courtney has consistently played ...

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