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Dec 2012 03

Knights Golden, Owls Win Silver

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This past weekend Kelowna was home to 48 senior boys volleyball teams for the BC Provincial championships. The competition was very competitive as all Kelowna teams show very well. In the “A” division the Kelowna Christian Knights retained their #1 ranking by defeating Credo Christian to win the “A” Gold Medal title.  The Kelowna Christian Knights beat Credo Christian 3-2 (25-18, 25-17, 18-25, 18-25, 16-14). Ryan Linttell was named the tournament Most Outstanding ...

Nov 2012 30

Davis & Shott Talk BC Lions

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The BC Lions Football Club announced today that three players from the Okanagan Sun Steven Doege, receiver Bobby Davis and kicker Steve Shott have been signed by the team and will attend training camp in 2013. Doege will attend his second Lions training camp next season after making a significant impression last June and earning a practice roster spot with the Lions in 2012. The hulking defensive lineman enjoyed another CJFL ...

Nov 2012 28

High School Provincial Volleyball Championships

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48 teams from across the province will come to Kelowna as of Wednesday for the AAA, AA and single A high school Provincial Championships.   Games will be hosted at six different schools as a number of Okanagan high schools will be taking part. Ryan talks with Mt Boucherie Bears head coach John McParland to get his thoughts on his club’s chances and the tournament in general. The KSS Owls senior GIRLS volleyball ...

Nov 2012 27

Sun Devils Play for Championship

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For the first time in the history of both West Kelowna High School and Community Football, West Kelowna has earned a trip to the Provincial Final Championship game.  On Saturday night at Victoria’s Bear Mountain Stadium the West Kelowna Sun Devils Junior Bantam football team punched their ticket to the Provincial Final in Langley this weekend with a dominating 48-0 win over the Island Champion Victoria Renegades. The Sun Devils scored ...

Nov 2012 26

Okanagan Rockets Snap Giants Winning Streak

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The Okanagan Rockets earned a statement 7-3 win over the 1st place Vancouver N.W Giants on Sunday at the Burnaby Winter Club. Josh Blanchard (pictured) had 3 goals and 2 assists to pace an offensive explosion against the league's top-rated defence. Heading into the weekend the Giants were giving up less than two goals per game. The Rockets struck for more goals on Sunday than the Giants had given up in ...

Nov 2012 26

Provincial Volleyball Championships 2012

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48 senior boys volleyball teams from across BC will come to Kelowna as of Wednesday.  The City will play host to the 2012 Provincial Championships for the AAA, AA and A divisions, a tradition that dates back to 1994. A number of Okanagan teams will compete in the three levels.  In the AAA division Kelowna Senior Secondary, Penticton Senior Secondary and Mt Boucherie Secondary will compete, while in the AA division ...

Nov 2012 24

Rugby Championship in Kelowna

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For the first time ever Kelowna will play host to a rugby provincial championship on Saturday at City Park. The undefeated Crows U 19 Kelowna team will host the #3 ranked team in the United U19 for the Provincial Tier 2 title. Kelowna scored 158 points during the six-game season and allowed only 35 against.  In their previous match against United in October, the locals took home an easy 38 - 13 ...

Nov 2012 23

Tony Overton – OKM Soccer Champions

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It was a magical season for the OKM Huskies senior boys soccer team in 2012. An undefeated regular season, as the Huskies outscored their opposition 130+ goals for compared to 14 against. Wednesday the perfect season culminated in a Provincial Gold Medal in the AA division.  The Huskies record their first provincial championship for OKM athletics in 20 years.  The game was won in dramatic fashion, on the seventh penalty kick. A number ...

Nov 2012 19

Warriors Fall to Spruce Kings

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Jeremiah Luedtke snapped a 3-3 tie late in the third period as the undermanned Prince George Spruce Kings gutted out a 4-3 victory over the West Kelowna Warriors Saturday night at Royal LePage Place. The Spruce Kings dressed just 18 bodies due to injury and illness and, by the time the second period started, three more players remained in the dressing room due to illness including starting netminder Liam McLeod. Prince George ...

Nov 2012 19

West Kelowna Sun Devils Win SIFC

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The West Kelowna Sun Devils captured the Southern Interior Football Conference championship on Sunday afternoon with 60-20 victory over the Kelowna Lions. The Sun Devils will now head to Victoria for the Provincial Semi-Final on Sunday November 25th. The Lions season and their hopes of a BC title repeat comes to an end. Ryan talks with Sun Devils Head Coach Chris Smith. ...

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