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Oct 2013 10

Warriors Add Young Goalie

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Rylan Ferster has moved to solidify his goaltending roster for the foreseeable future. After watching Cody Porter develop for the past couple of years, West Kelowna’s Head Coach / GM has added the Lake Country product to his full-time roster. Porter had begun the 2013-14 season with the Vancouver NW Giants (BCMML), after playing last year with the Under-18 program at the Pursuit of Excellence. “Cody’s a very good young goalie” Ferster says, ...

Oct 2013 10

Deck is PACWEST Golfer of the Year

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Fourth year golfer Will Deck (Kelowna, BC) was able to make up the two shots needed to capture top spot overall to close out the PACWEST golf season. Deck’s two-day total of 144 was enough to pass Fraser Valley’s (UFV) Darren Whitehouse, whom he was chasing going into the weekend, and hold off hard charging Aaron Pauls (UFV), who started the tournament five strokes back of Deck, to be named PACWEST ...

Oct 2013 08

Falcons Name 10th Head Coach

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The Kelowna Falcons Baseball Club is proud to announce their 10th Head Coach in franchise history.  The club will be led by Corvallis, Oregon native and former West Coast League (WCL) player Billy Clontz. The 27 year old played three seasons for the Corvallis Knights (2006, 2008-09) and has been an assistant coach for three seasons (2010-2011, 2013).  In his six summers with the Knights, Clontz has been part of four ...

Oct 2013 01

Coyotes Fall Invitational Recap

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The Okanagan College Coyotes hosted their Fall Invitational baseball tournament last weekend and finished 4-2. For the most part, this is the only time the Yotes and head coach Geoff White has the opportunity to see the competition that they will face in the spring season. The Coyotes opened the exhibition tournament against the Okanagan Athletics from the BC Premier League and recorded an 8-2 victory last Thursday evening. Friday the Coyotes played ...

Sep 2013 30

WildPlay Element Parks Player of the Game

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The Okanagan Sun would dominate the Valley Huskers on Sunday afternoon at the Apple Bowl, 61-0. Alex Bradley gathered over 200 all purpose yards, with 16 carries for 108 yards, plus a 100 yard kick off return for a touchdown.  Bradley tallied four majors on the day. Ryan named him the WildPlay Element Parks Player of the Game and talked with him following the win ... ...

Sep 2013 30

Heat Soccer Recap

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Mens Soccer The UBC Okanagan Heat played a tough and closer match than the final score would tell, ultimately being outlasted by the host Capilano Blues 1-4 at the final whistle in NorthVancouver on Sunday (Sep 29). Heat coach Dante Zanatta was proud of the way his squad came out and fought, particularly in the tougher conditions due to a relentless rainstorm. Fourth-year midfielder Austin Jones (Vernon, BC) got the Heat on ...

Sep 2013 30

Chiefs Score Road Win

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A come from behind victory for Rutland’s very own Kelowna Chiefs. The Chiefs faced off against the Steam in Summerland Sunday afternoon, skating away with a 4 – 3 win. The Steam opened up scoring in the first period with a quick goal from Paulsen Lautard.  The Chiefs continued to fight and at 3:45 Jagger Bowles (1G, 1A) scored on the powerplay.  Summerland would net one more only seconds later. In the second ...

Sep 2013 29

Vees Sweep Weekend

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The Vees finished off their home opening weekend in style, scoring a 5-0 win over the visiting Cowichan Valley Capitals Saturday at the SOEC. With the victory, the Vees swept their weekend schedule, as they won 4-1 one night earlier against the Merritt Centennials. Like Friday, the Vees opened the scoring in the first period on the power-play. Max Coatta from the slot wired a wrist-shot over the glove of Robin Gusse ...

Sep 2013 29

Royals Comeback On Rockets

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It was a game that started slow but finished in a flurry of action, as the Kelowna Rockets and Victoria Royals met for the first time this season at Prospera Place on Saturday night.  It would be the Royals that would steal a victory away with a 4-3 shootout win snapping their three slide. “I thought Victoria played hard and we didn’t,” said Rockets Head Coach Ryan Huska.  “We feel the ...

Sep 2013 25

CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon

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CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon has done a terrific job in growing the brand of the Canadian game across the country.  Fans from all corners of the country are now rooting for their favourite teams.  This past weekend the CFL had another success playing a regular season game in Moncton, a possible place for expansion. Mr. Cohon will be in Kelowna on Thursday as the guest speaker at the Okanagan Sun Scholarship ...

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