May 2013 16

Staying Home

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Kelowna Christian product Ryan Linttell has committed to playing for Heat men’s basketball coach Pete Guarasci this upcoming season. A 6-foot 4 multi-sport athlete, Linttell won provincial gold in both volleyball and basketball and will come to the Heat with a winning pedigree, while also adding depth and versatility on the wing. “I’d have to say my greatest strength is my versatility,” Linttell said, “I can shoot from the outside or ...

May 2013 15

Okanagan Valley Soccer Championship Preview

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On Thursday the Valley senior girls soccer championship will feature the #1 Mount Boucherie Bears coached by Adrian Zuyderduyn versus the #2 KSS Owls coached by Arnar Bernhardsson.  The Bears are 6-0 while the Owls are 5-1, their only regular season loss coming at the hands of the Bears. Game time is 3:15pm at the Apple Bowl The winner moves onto the Provincials and will be the lone Okanagan representative at the ...

May 2013 13

Okanagan Sun Spring Camp Recap

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The Okanagan Sun held their Spring Camp over the Mother's Day weekend.  Players from across the country were impressed with the speed and intensity of camp. Head Coach Shane Beatty brings a new outlook, attitude and America style to the Sun. Ryan talks with Beatty following spring camp ...

May 2013 12

Rock Crush D-Backs in Game of the Month

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On Saturday at Elks Stadium the Kelowna Rock, “rocked” the West Kelowna D-Backs 13-3 during the Okanagan Spring Classic baseball tournament in the RyanWatters.ca May Game of the Month presented by Intersync Video Productions. The D-Backs would actually take a 1-0 lead in the first inning after Ty Loeppky scored on a throwing error by the Rock catcher Brock Owens. The lead was short lived however as the Rock would tie the ...

May 2013 10

It’s a YES for UBCO

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What a day for UBC Okanagan on Thursday, as they officially became the 14th member of Canada West.  Not much will change for the basketball and volleyball teams, as they have been playing at the Canada West level for the past two seasons. The change will be noticed for the soccer program as they will be the next sport to play in Canada West beginning in September of 2014.  The option ...

May 2013 09

May Game of the Month Preview

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Kelowna Minor Baseball will host it's Okanagan Spring Classic tournament this weekend at Elks Stadium.  Players compete at the "midget" level and consist of the 15-18 age group. Saturday will feature the May Game of the Month presented by Intersync Video Production as the Kelowna Cubs take on the West Kelowna Diamondbacks. WATCH MAY GAME OF THE MONTH Ryan talks with tournament organizer Mike Chamberlain ...

May 2013 07

Former Sun Players Drafted

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It was a good day for Okanagan Sun football on Monday, as two former players were selected in the Canadian Football League Draft. In the sixth round the BC Lions picked defensive back Matt Walker who played one season with the Sun before moving onto UBC.   The Vernon native played the 2011 season with the Sun not only at safety but would returns some kicks as well.    On May 29 Walker ...

May 2013 03

Bobby Davis BC Lions Rookie Camp

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Okanagan Sun alum Bobby Davis will attend his first BC Lions Rookie and Main Camp in Kamloops beginning on May 29th at Hillside Stadium. During the final few weeks of the Sun 2012 season, Davis was invited on the Lions practice roster giving him a taste of professional football.  Following the playoff loss in Nanaimo and the Lions Western Conference loss to Calgary, Davis would sign a contract with the Lions, ...

May 2013 02

City of Kelowna’s Female Athlete of the Year

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It's been a season few have had, but it's been a reality for UBC Okanagan golfer Jen Woods.  The fifth year player helped the Heat win a national gold medal in the fall, the school's first golf gold medal and only second national championship banner. Since winning the gold Woods has won a number of individual awards including a Sport Hero Award, a Provincial All-Star, named the co-Female Athlete of the ...

May 2013 02

City of Kelowna Male Athlete of the Year

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After a national gold medal, track and field star Rostam Turner was named the City of Kelowna`s Civic Male Athlete of the Year for 2012. Following high school graduation in June, Turner will attend the University of Toronto in the fall and continue to train and reach his Olympic dreams. Ryan talks with Turner following his acceptance of the Male Athlete of the Year award on Wednesday night. [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/90401963" params="" width=" 100%" ...

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