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Oct 2014 05

Chiefs Win in OT

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Courtesy of Wendy McLeod - Kelowna Chiefs Photo courtesy of Dunsmoor Creative Braeden Cyra scored in overtime on the power play as the Kelowna Chiefs won their second in a row, 5-4 over the Columbia Valley Rockies. The Chiefs took control of the first period and it looked as if they were going to cruise to victory Saturday night at Rutland area.  Ethan Rusnack (PP) and Brady Mende both netted goals in the ...

Oct 2014 05

Okanagan Sun Game Notes

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography Game Notes - Week 11 The Okanagan Sun will host the Kamloops Broncos on Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm.  It’s the 15th meeting All-Time and seventh at the Apple Bowl.  In Week 5, the Sun beat the Broncos 54-16 behind 333 yards on the ground.  The Broncos Head Coach and Sun alum (1999) Duncan Olthuis has been suspended for this game following the team’s actions last weekend ...

Sep 2014 23

Coyotes Split Weekend

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Coyotes finished the weekend 3-3  playing four games against the  Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolfpack and two versus the Okanagan Athletics of the BC Premier Baseball League. In Game 1 against the Wolfpack, starting pitcher Zach Burlon threw four innings, allowed two hits, two walks and struck out two finishing with a no decision as the Coyotes fell 3-1. At the plate Tony Olson finished 2-4, ...

Sep 2014 18

Sun Mourn Loss Of Fernandez

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It is with heavy hearts today that the Okanagan Sun announce the passing of linebacker JT Fernandez. “This is a tragic day for our organization,” says President Paul Carson.  JT was a wonderful person and a standout on the football field.  Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.” Details of JT’s death will be released at the appropriate time. The 21 year old was one of the best linebackers in Sun ...

Sep 2014 17

Enzo Paal Named Second Star

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UBC Okanagan’s Enzo Paal is named Canada West's second star. Hosting their first weekend of Canada West soccer games, the UBC Okanagan Heat swept both Fraser Valley and Trinity Western for a surprising two wins and a 3-1 start to their season. This weekend’s sweep was guided by the right foot of second-year forward Enzo Paal (Coldstream, B.C.). On Friday night, with a large crowd cheering on the home team and the ...

Sep 2014 17

Okanagan Rockets Open New Season

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This weekend Simon Ferguson makes his coaching debut as the Okanagan Rockets open defense of their BC Major Midget championship title with two games against the Vancouver NE Chiefs. There is only one player returning from last year’s national bronze winning team.  Mark Krabben, now 17, was an important piece to last season’s championship winning team and has been named the Captain for this campaign. The Rockets were 2-1-1 against the Chiefs ...

Sep 2014 17

Sun D-Line Wins Conference Award

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This past weekend the Okanagan Sun beat the VI Raiders 19-7 for the second straight game in Nanaimo and sweeping the regular season outscoring them 121-27. The Sun defense was stellar allowing just 86 yards on the ground and sacking the Raiders QB seven times.  Defensive end Zac Ironstand was a leader and has been named the “BC Lions Defensive Player of the Week.”  The veteran recorded two and a half ...

Sep 2014 17

Coytoes Face Wolfpack

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Yotes fall season continues this weekend with a home and home against the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolfpack beginning Friday afternoon at Elks Stadium at 4:00pm. Last spring the Coyotes won their seasonal series 4-3, outscoring the Pack 26-23.  Both clubs recorded a 1-0 shutout, oddly enough bookending the season; the Wolfpack won 1-0 in the first game of the spring, the Yotes returning the ...

Sep 2014 17

Sun Backfield Gets Boost

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The Okanagan Sun are extremely excited to announce that running back Armand Bokitch will return to the club following his national championship season with Butte College. Bokitch played with the Sun in 2010 and 2011 amassing 1.145 yards on 181 carries and scored 10 touchdowns.  He also caught 18 passes for 270 yards and three majors. Last season with Butte, Bokitch rushed 78 times for 457 yards and scored two touchdowns in ...

Sep 2014 15

Sun Beat Raiders

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For the second straight game this season the Sun go into Nanaimo and left with a victory over the Raiders; a 19-7 win on Saturday afternoon, part of the CJFL’s Rivalry Week. Rookie quarterback Josiah Joseph made his the first start of his junior career and finished 10 of 18 for 150 yards and threw a touchdown pass to Lerone Robinson, his fourth of the season. As in the previous two matches ...

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