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Aug 2012 29

Falcons Pitcher is the Best in the WCL

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The Kelowna Falcons and West Coast League (WCL) are proud to announce Cord Cockrell as the WCL Pitcher of the Year. Cockrell tied the WCL single season record for wins with his 7-3 record.  He would finish with a 2.30 ERA, the lowest of any WCL starter with more than 10 starts this season. The sophomore to be at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette appeared in 14 games, had a team high 11 ...

Aug 2012 29

Welcome Mission Sports

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It's my pleasure to announce a new partnership with Mission Sports on Kirschner Road!  Thank you guys, looking forward to the future. For all your sports equipment needs, visit Mission Sports - 1855 Kirschner Road, their new website (www.missionsports.ca) will launch soon! ...

Aug 2012 28

Bell Rings with Junior Nationals

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He is already one of the best in the nation, but Jim Bell will be getting even more training before he sets foot on the UBC Okanagan gymnasium floor. The incoming middle blocker for the Heat is getting some world-class training with the national junior volleyball team after being selected as one of the top under-19 players in the country. “I was really honoured to be selected to this team,” says Bell. ...

Aug 2012 28

Steven Doege – Best in Canada

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On Saturday night in Langley, RSS grad Steven Doege set a new Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) record with his 37.5 quarterback sack. Doege breaks the record held by a Saskatoon Hilltop who played from 1985-1989. During the week Doege is practicing with the BC Lions, then playing with the Sun over the weekend. Here are some of Doege's accomplishments over his career: 2011: BCFC All Star, CJFL All Canadian, CJFL Outstanding Defensive ...

Aug 2012 28

West Kelowna Warriors Open Pre-Season

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                    The Warriors got better and better as the game wore on in their pre-season debut on Monday. Trailing by a goal late in the game, 16 year-old Dennon Leibel buried a wrister on a fast break to salvage a 3-3 draw for West Kelowna. The Warriors’ other goals came from rookies as well.  Colton Thibault scored the lone goal of the first period, while Jetlan Houcher notched a powerplay marker early in ...

Aug 2012 24

Okanagan Sun Coach’s Show

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Week 4 in the Okanagan Sun season will see them on the road for the third straight game.  Saturday they'll face the Langley Rams who beat them in Week 1, 42-14 in Kelowna.  The Sun (1-2) are coming off a terrific game in Nanaimo, falling to the six time defending champs 30-29. This week the club as regrouped and will look to steal one away from the 2-0-1 Rams heading into ...

Aug 2012 23

Sports Drive – Ryan Huska – Rockets Rookie Camp

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Ryan Watters talks with the Head Coach of the Kelowna Rockets Ryan Huska about the 2012 Rookie Camp which starts on August 22.  Huska also talks about what he's looking forward to and the possible NHL lock out. ...

Aug 2012 22

UBC Okanagan Host UBC T-Birds

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The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s soccer team in their first action of the year fell to the UBC Thunderbirds 1-0 in a friendly Sunday afternoon on the Nonis Sports Field. Both teams used the pre-season friendly to assess new and returning players by mixing line-ups and frequently substituting players. The Heat allowed the Thunderbirds to score with just over five minutes left to play in the final period. Claire Paterson, going ...

Aug 2012 20

Kelowna Jays Fall Short at Nationals

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The Kelowna Jays, representing Team BC won their won their finale at the Quebec National Championships with a 7 – 2 victory over Team Saskatchewan. Jays pitcher Dawson Newman was dominant striking out 14 batters, allowing just one hit and two runs. Offensively Landon Briscoe led the way finishing 2 for 4 with three RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases.  Garrett Wiese also had a good day going 2 for ...

Aug 2012 16

Kelowna Raiders Lacrosse at Provincials

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Courtesy of the Kelowna Raiders The Kelowna Raiders were hoping for a better outcome in this past weekend’s dual provincial tournament in Coquitlam, but it was not to be. The team was unable to pull out of their division, despite defeating the Alberta champs, Calgary, in their first game 9 to 6 on Friday. In the second game, the Raiders ran into a fast Coquitlam Cobra team losing 9 to 6 ...

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