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 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 ...

May 2013 31

KCS Knights Honoured

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Recently Kelowna Christian School was honoured by BC School Sports. With three major provincial championship banners in 2012-2013, including senior boys and girls volleyball and senior boys basketball, KCS was announced as the "Most Outstanding School of the Year" by BC School Sports.  About 65% of the student population of KCS is involved with one of their 20 teams. There are 440 high schools in BC, and KCS is the third Kelowna ...

May 2013 29

New Kelowna Chiefs Assistant Coach

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The Kelowna Chiefs are excited to announce Jason Tansem as a new Assistant Coach for the 2013-2014 season. Tansem, a familiar name in West Kelowna hockey world brings with him many years of hockey experience and was most recently the Head Mentor Coach of the Westside Minor Hockey Association. Ryan talks with Tansem about the hiring ... ...

May 2013 27

Okanagan Rockets Name New Head Coach

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The Okanagan Rockets have made a coaching change as Mack O’Rourke becomes the sixth Head Coach in franchise history. O’Rourke joins the Rockets from the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton.  His resume is impressive as an assistant coach with the 2010 KMHA Midget AAA club that captured a provincial championship.   He has also been the Head Coach of the 2012 U16 BC Cup. He replaces James Eccles who guided the Rockets to ...

May 2013 22

New West Kelowna Warriors Captain

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The West Kelowna Warriors are coming off a successful season, finishing second in their division, winning a round one playoff match up with Merritt before bowing out in round two against Penticton. Following the graduation season of Max French, the Warriors have recently named their new captain.  Prince Albert native Matt Anholt will wear the "C" entering his 19 year old season. Last year Anholt had nine goals in 51 games, spending ...

May 2013 17

KSS Owls Win Valleys

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After two straight losses to the Mount Boucherie Bears this season, the KSS Owls broke through to win the most important match-up, the Valley Title game. Thursday the Owls scored three goals in the first half, on route to a 3-1 victory.  At the seven minute mark Megan Vitala would give the Owls the lead for the first time this season on the Bears.  Then at the 20 minute mark, Courtney ...

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 ...

Apr 2013 18

Alex Hart Commits to UCSB

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Alex Hart of Immaculata, received a lot of attention from a number of different schools in the US and in Canada, hoping to have him play for their basketball program next fall. The senior has decided to attend the University of California Santa Barbara and become a Gaucho for his freshman year. Before that happens he must concentrate on his final exams along with the rest of the school year. Ryan talks with ...

Apr 2013 08

Penticton Vees Championship Preview

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The defending BCHL champion Penticton Vees, will face the Surrey Eagles in the Fred Page Cup starting Friday night. It’s a matchup of the two hottest teams in the BCHL playoffs, the regular season champion Eagles are 10-1 through three rounds and have won nine straight games dating back to game three of their Mainland Division Semi-Final with the Langley Rivermen. The Vees are 8-1 in the post season after sweeping Salmon ...

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