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Feb 2013 21

Ryan Linttell – KCS Knights Basketball

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The KCS Knights will begin their quest to a back to back Provincial gold medal this weekend when they host the AA Valley Championships.  The Knights played 32 games this regular season (including tournaments) and won all but one game. Perhaps the most impressive fact, is the the Knights (#6 in BC) moved up from the Single A division after dominating and winning a gold medal to Double A this year.    ...

Feb 2013 20

International Children’s Games – Figure Skating

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Two Kelowna girls will represent Canada at the upcoming International Children's Winter Games in Ufa, Russia.  Julianne Delaurier who just won a bronze medal at the National championship last month in the Novice A Ladies Division and Rosalyn Carr are lone figure skaters making the trip. A total Canadian delegation of 47 people, all from Kelowna, will represent Canada.  Kelowna is the only city in the country sending athletes.  There are ...

Feb 2013 18

Kelowna Chiefs and Salahor Finish On Top

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The Kelowna Chiefs finished the KIJHL regular season this past weekend with a win and a loss.  They finish in first in their division and first in the Conference giving the Chiefs home ice advantage going into the playoffs. Jordan Salahor of the Chiefs also won the overall KIJHL scoring race with 31 goals and 52 Assists for 83 points. The Chiefs will host the Summerland Steam in the first round of ...

Feb 2013 18

Warriors Clinch Playoff Berth

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West Kelowna clinched a playoff spot with a 6-2 victory in Powell River on Friday. The Warriors’ top line of Max French, Marcus Basara, and Seb Lloyd carried the mail offensively, generating five of six goals and 11 points among the trio. Seb Lloyd scored twice in the first period to pace the West K. attack.  French scored the eventual game-winner and then added a late empty netter.  Marcus Basara was named ...

Feb 2013 17

Heat Sweep Game of the Month

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Fifth-year guard Madison Kaneda (Vernon, BC) hit a three-pointer with three seconds left to finally put away the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack 68-63. The victory marked the Heat’s sixth win of the season and sent its three graduating seniors out on a high note. “It’s definitely going to take a little bit to sink in,” commented fifth-year Roslyn Huber (Kelowna, BC) when asked to reflect on final game of her career. ...

Feb 2013 17

Wild Play Element Parks Player of the Game

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The UBC Okanagan Heat women's basketball team would capture their sixth win of the season with a 68-63 victory over TRU on Saturday night. The Heat women were led by the Wild Play Element Parks Player of the Game Sarah Allison. The third year guard would record a game high 20 points, including hitting six of nine-three pointers. Following team, Ryan caught up with Allison. ...

Feb 2013 16

Heat Bow Out of Playoffs

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Cary Mellon - UBC Okanagan Sports Information An attack error by Oliva Grecu (4th year, Calgary, AB) of Mount Royal handed the Heat the second set 25-22, and as both teams broke the huddle to begin the third set, it seemed as if the Heat had finally rid themselves of any doubt that lingered after a deflating five-set loss the night before. But then MRU came alive. Defensively, the Cougars frustrated ...

Feb 2013 15

Game of the Month Coach’s Show

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Saturday night the UBCO Heat basketball teams will host the TRU Wolfpack in the regular season finale for both the womens and mens teams.  The Heat will celebrate the careers of four players will who graduate following this season. From the women's team; Roz Huber, Melissa Irish and Madison Kaneda will say good-bye, while men's fourth year player Dave Mackay will call it a career. Tip off for the women's game is ...

Feb 2013 14

Spotlight: Azi Fahandeg-Sadi

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The Ryan Watters.ca February Game of the Month will feature the UBC Okanagan Heat basketball teams host the TRU Wolfpack from Kamloops on Saturday night. Heat forth year forward Azi Fahandeg-Sadi has been a key piece to the offensive puzzle this season.  His 10.7 points a game is the third highest on the team. In preparation for the Game of the Month, Ryan shines the Spotlight on Azi. ...

Feb 2013 14

Okanagan Challenge Folds

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Just two years removed from winning the 2011 Pacific Coast Soccer League, the Okanagan Challenge will not play in 2013. The Okanagan Challenge Soccer Club will not be fielding a team in the Pacific Coast League this coming soccer season. The Board has faced many retirements this year and has been unable to find replacements for those pivotal positions. It has also become more and more difficult to raise the necessary ...

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