Jun 2013 19

Brock Aynsley – Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame

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The Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inducted four more into the Hall on Tuesday.  One of which was track star turned Grey Cup Champion Brock Aynsley. He was a high school track star who later competed in the 1991 Pan American Games and attended the 1972 Olympic Games trials. He then turned his attention to catching the football as receiver.  He would play eight CFL seasons, winning the Grey Cup ...

Jun 2013 14

Mike Bencsik – Olympic Weightlifting

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You don't find many weightlifters in the Okanagan, at least not many with the Olympics a REAL possibility in the next 2 years. Mike Bencsik was a terrific junior weightlifter from age 14-19.  However life events forced him to the sidelines for a couple of years.  He's been back for a year and a half, and is bigger and stronger and has a clear vision of the steps he needs to ...

Jun 2013 11

Heat Release Basketball Schedule

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The UBC Okanagan Heat can no longer bear the newbie pass as they embark on their third Canada West campaign. With veterans who now boast valuable CIS-level experience and young recruits with talent and an eagerness to learn, the Heat men’s and women’s basketball squads are ready to take on this year’s Canada West schedule with thoughts of playing late into February. As always, the Pacific division, within which the Heat ...

Jun 2013 10

Morgan Lofstrom Drafted by Reds

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Okanagan Athletics star and West Kelowna native Morgan Lofstrom was selected in the recent Major League Baseball Draft in the 20th round by the Cincinnati Reds. Prior to the draft Lofstrom has been practicing with the Canadian national junior team in preparation for the 18U Baseball World Championships in Taiwan in August. Currently hitting .205 with the Athletics in just 14 games, with eight hits, three doubles, a triple, a homerun and ...

Jun 2013 10

Elks Spoil Game of the Month

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In front of a terrific crowd, and the June Game of the Month, the Kelowna Falcons would come up short in their 2013 home opener against the Bend Elks 6-4. The Elks would jump out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning after a two out rally against Falcons starter Jason Mouton. The Falcons would get on the board in the bottom of the second after Chandler Tracy ...

Jun 2013 08

WATCH June Game of the Month

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The Kelowna Falcons will host their 2013 home opener on Saturday night at Elks Stadium when they welcome in the Bend (Oregon) Elks.   Admission to the home opener is FREE courtesy of Kon Kast Products. Ryan will also feature the game as his first June Game of the Month presented by Intersync Video Productions. WATCH THE JUNE GAME OF THE MONTH The Falcons are coming off a three game road series in ...

Jun 2013 06

High School Coach Of The Year

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Just when you thought you were busy with one job…meet the RyanWatters.ca High School Coach of the Year! This past year Dino Gini took on the role of head coach for both the senior boys and senior girls basketball teams at Immaculata High School.  Both teams responded to the style and tempo that Dino wanted to run.  He would lead them to a successful regular season in the Single A division ...

Jun 2013 05

Game of the Month Spotlight: Klemm

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The first of two June Games of the Month is this Saturday night when the Kelowna Falcons open their 2013 season at Elks Stadium when they host the Bend Elks...no relation. Outfielder Jarryd Klemm, who is from Australia hit over .400 for Frank Phillips College this past school season. Ryan shines the Game of the Month Spotlight on Jarryd Klemm ... ...

Jun 2013 04

Five Hole For Food in Kelowna

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Five Hole for Food has been playing hockey for food during its annual cross-country tour for the past three summers.  Now they bring their game to Kelowna for the first time ever. The public is invited to Kelowna’s inaugural Five Hole for Food event at Stuart Park Downtown Kelowna on Saturday afternoon, by simply bringing their hockey stick to play in a drop-in ball hockey game. While there is no charge ...

Jun 2013 01

Kelowna Falcons Preview

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The Kelowna Falcons will open their 13th season next week with a series in Victoria, before their home opener on Saturday June 8 at 6:35pm. The Falcons' players have started arriving this weekend in preparation for the first practice on Monday. Ryan talks with head coach Geoff White ...

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