Sports
Oct 2012 16

Sun Fire Head Coach Gavin Lake

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The Okanagan Sun have announced that Head Coach Gavin Lake was relieved of his coaching role effective immediately this afternoon. Sun President Paul Carson stated, “Despite Gavin's best efforts, this season has not progressed as we had hoped.  Like any coaching change, this decision is difficult as Gavin is a good man and a good coach who has made every effort to work towards the success of the Okanagan Sun." Lake was ...

Oct 2012 15

Lions Shutout Dragons 51-0

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                    The Kelowna Junior Bantam Lions shut out the Kelowna Dragons on Sunday afternoon 51-0 to raise their record to 7-1. The Lions defence was the story allowing just 60 yards of total offence. The offense stepped up compiling 359 yards.  The Lions would execute 32 running place for 324 yards and five touchdowns, while the passing game racked up 35 yards on five completions and a major. Taylor Knoll run for three touchdowns ...

Oct 2012 15

Owls Win Fifth Straight Best of West

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The KSS Owls Senior girls volleyball team claimed their fifth straight “Best of the West” title over the weekend.  KSS hosted the tournament of 48 of the best high school girls volleyball teams in Western Canada. KSS would go undefeated through the tournament beating Elgin Park (Surrey) in their first match. They would then take on a familiar foe in Kelowna Christian School.  The only set the Owls would drop in the ...

Oct 2012 15

Warriors Sweep Weekend

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Marcus Basara scored three times including the game winner as the West Kelowna Warriors completed a weekend sweep of Langley, beating the Rivermen 4-3 at Royal LePage Place Saturday. One night earlier the Warriors upended the ‘Men 4-1 in Langley. Basara's natural hat-trick helped the Warriros battle back from a 2-0 hole to win back-to-back game for the first time since the opening weekend of the season. It was also the first ...

Oct 2012 15

Heat Burn Quest

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Another rainy day at Nonis Field did not dampen the Heat’s spirits, as the women’s team cruised to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Quest University Kermodes. Winners of three straight heading into the Sunday’s contest, the Heat were determined to extend their win streak to four at a crucial time in the PACWEST season. Goal scorers’ for the Heat were defender Hayley Carlson (2nd year, Red Deer, AB) notching her ...

Oct 2012 14

Vees Shutout Win

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Brad McClure scored all three goals and Nic Renyard made 17 saves for his first BCHL shutout, as the Penticton Vees blanked the Cowichan Valley Capitals 3-0 Saturday. The win is the Vees tenth in twelve games and their seventh in the last eight games. Friday the Vees didn't manufacture a single power-play against Victoria in the 3-2 double-overtime loss. Saturday the Vees had three in the first period alone, and ...

Oct 2012 14

Chiefs Snap Four Game Slide

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Saturday night the Kelowna Chiefs snapped their four game losing streak and won their first of the month, 3-1 over Princeton. The Chiefs struck first on the power play in the first period as Bryce Koch scored on a feed from Jordan Salahor at the 15:12 mark.  It’s the fourth time this season Koch as lit the lamp. Despite being down by a goal after the first period, Princeton outshot the Chiefs ...

Oct 2012 11

Heat Golf on Fire

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After winning all four tournaments this season in the PACWEST, it came as no surprise when the Heat women’s golf team walked away with the provincial championship after winning the final tournament of the golf season this past weekend at the Chilliwack Golf and Country Club. The team of Jen Woods (5th year, Kelowna, BC), Alana Kent (4th year, Calgary, AB), and Jessica Kozak (1st year, Kelowna, BC) have won their ...

Oct 2012 11

Rockets Fall to Chiefs

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The Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 6-4 at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Wednesday night in Western Hockey League action. Ryan Olsen scored twice in a losing cause and Myles Bell had three assists to move into a tie for the WHL scoring lead but neither player could lift the Rockets past the Chiefs, who improved to 5-1-0-0 on the season. The loss drops Kelowna to 3-4-1-0 as they get set ...

Oct 2012 11

Best of the West Volleyball Digs Kelowna

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The biggest high school volleyball tournament in Western Canada comes to Kelowna this weekend.  48 girls teams and 40 boys teams will play across the city in this massive tournament. Ryan catches tournament organizer and KSS Owls senior girls head coach Tony Sorado on the On Air hotline to talk about this huge volleyball tournament. ...

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