Sports
Nov 2012 18

Rockets Rookie Plays at Worlds

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Kelowna Rockets rookie defenceman Riley Stadel (#3) has his Christmas plans secured and its expected a couple of other young Rockets will also be heading to Quebec to take part in the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Stadel was named to Team Pacific on Thursday, a combined team of players from B.C. and Alberta that will take part in the 2013 World Junior Under 17 Hockey Challenge, December 29, 2012 to January ...

Nov 2012 16

High School Football Playoffs

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It’s been called the biggest day in high school football in Kelowna and it kicks off on Saturday at the CNC. At 11:00am the KSS Junior Varsity Owls will host the Mt Douglas Rams in a Junior Varsity quarter final.  The Owls are ranked #3 in BC after finishing the regular season 4-0. They would outscore their opposition 124-21 during the season. The Rams are ranked #5 out of the Western Conference with ...

Nov 2012 16

Vees Gropp Named to Team Pacific

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The Penticton Vees Hockey Club is pleased to announce forward Ryan Gropp (96) has been named to Team Pacific for the 2013 World Junior Under-17 Challenge. The U-17 Challenge runs December 29th to January 5th in Victoriaville / Drummondville, Quebec. Gropp is the only player from the BCHL to be named to the roster and just one of three from the junior ‘A’ level. Team Pacific roster consists of 11 players ...

Nov 2012 15

Rockets Will Fly Again to Mac’s Midget Tournament

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The Okanagan Rockets are returning to the Mac's Midget Tournament at Christmas for a sixth consecutive season. The 35th Annual Event will feature 25 of the top midget teams from Western Canada, the United States, and the world. In 2011, Russia Severtal/Locomotiv claimed the championship with a 5-0 win over the UFA Bisons on New Years day. The Rockets went 1-2-1 in their four round robin games. General Manager David Michaud commented on ...

Nov 2012 13

Lions Roar Loudest

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The Atom Lions capped off a perfect season by beating the Vanderhoof Atom Vikings 48 to 0 to capture the B.C. Community Football 9-Man Provincial Championship this past weekend in Kamloops. A well balanced attack on offense and an aggressive defense was the story of the game for the Lions. On the opening drive of the game the Lions' Noah Gross intercepted a pass on Vanderhoof's first play from scrimmage and ran ...

Nov 2012 13

Sissons Skates Against Russians

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Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Sissons is preparing for the 2012 Subway Super Series Wednesday night as the 19-year-old will skate with Team WHL Wednesday against Team Russia. Wednesday night's game is in his hometown of Vancouver. The series, betweem Team Russia and Teams from the QMJHL, OHL and WHL, is tied at two games a apiece after four of six games. Sissons played in the series last year as well.  This season the ...

Nov 2012 13

Minor Football Report

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The West Kelowna Sun Devils Junior Bantam’s ran for 700 yards of offense in their 60-20 win over the Vernon Marauders Sunday in round two of the Provincial Play-downs.  The Sun Devils had four players run over 100 yards including two over 200 yards on the day. Nick Kopp had eight carries for 214 yards and three touchdowns of 80, 30 and 10 yards.  Nate Humes continued his season long domination ...

Nov 2012 09

KSS Owls City Champs 2012

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The KSS Owls reestablished their dominance as the #1 Girls Volleyball team in Kelowna this week with a complete sweep of the city championships.  The Owls lost only one set the entire tournament. The Owls did this with multiple starting line ups that included every player that was available this week, as a number of players on the injured reserve list seemed to be growing day after day in the ...

Nov 2012 08

Canadian Bowl Broadcast

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On Saturday, Ryan will broadcast the 2012 Canadian Bowl, junior football's National Championship.  The game will feature the Langley Rams hosting the Saskatoon Hilltops, as Ryan broadcasts on behalf of the Canadian Junior Football League. The game will be pay per view and can be watched by clicking 2012 CANADIAN BOWL. Kick-off at 1:00pm. Preview: The Langley Rams will host the two time defending National Champion Saskatoon Hilltops in the 2012 Canadian Bowl. The ...

Nov 2012 07

Okanagan Sun Receiver Ben White Wins National Honour

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As part of the 2012 Canadian Bowl the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is proud to announce the 2012 recipient of the Past Commissioners Community Service Award. This award is given annually to an outstanding young man playing football for a CJFL team as well as contributing to his community. "The Canadian Junior Football League provides the opportunity for young men aged 17 to 22 to participate in highly competitive post-high ...

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